Bursaries Available

The Armstrong Regional Cooperative (ARC) is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for three separate $1000 bursaries for students attending accredited Canadian educational institutions. One bursary will be awarded to a student entering their 2nd year of post secondary education immediately after their 1st year, one bursary will be awarded to a student entering their third or subsequent year of post secondary education immediately following their last completed year, and one bursary will be awarded to a mature student returning to post secondary education after a break of at least 2 school years from their last school term (secondary or post-secondary).  The application deadline is 31 Jul 2024.

Bursary Application Process 

Please print and submit along with your application a copy of the ARC’s Bursary Application Supplemental Information Form.  Included on the form is a detailed list of all required information to submit along with your application:

Bursary Application Supplemental Information Form

Please forward completed bursary applications to ARC Bursary Committee, Box 250, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 or drop it off at our offices at 973 Otter Lake Cross Road, Armstrong, BC.  Only those applications received at the ARC offices, regardless of submission method, before end of day on 31 Jul 2024 will be considered.  Only the successful candidates will be contacted and the successful candidates name will be posted on our website.

Bursary Program Eligibility
The ARC bursary program is open to individuals who have themselves (or their parents if applicant under 25 yrs) have been active ARC members in good standing for at least one year prior to making application.  Please note that eligible candidates must be attending accredited Canadian educational institutions and must be attending school in the same year as the application deadline.

All ARC Bursaries offered:

  • Thompson Memorial Trades Bursary – $500
    Application process through School District #83
  • Pat Romain Memorial Bursary – $500
    Application process through School District #83
  • Pleasant Valley Senior Secondary – $1000 2023 winner – Matthew Brockman
    Application process through PVSS
  • Salmon Arm Senior Secondary – $1000 2023 winner – Annah Cook
    Application process through SASS
  • A.L. Fortune Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Cheyanne Haak
    Application process through A.L. Fortune Secondary School
  • Eagle River Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Emerald Heppner
    Application process through Eagle River Secondary School
  • W.L. Seaton Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Jesse Mitchell
    Application process through W.L. Seaton Secondary School
  • Kalamalka Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Noah Watson
    Application process through Kalamalka Secondary School
  • Clarence Fulton Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Ella Silver
    Application process through Clarence Fulton Secondary School
  • Vernon Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Sara McCreight
    Application process through Vernon Secondary School
  • Charles Bloom Secondary School – $1000 2023 winner – Emily Zina                                                                                                              Application process through Charles Bloom Secondary School
  • Student Entering Second Year Post Secondary – $1000 2023 winner – Mia Hyer
  • Student Entering Third or subsequent Year Post Secondary– $1000 2023 winner – Bethany Riley
  • Mature Student returning to Post Secondary – $1000 2023 winner – Savanah Babij