Nicole Lacroix
Enrolment Management Advisor
t: 867-668-8844

Financial Awards

Students are at the heart of Yukon College and are an integral part of Yukon’s future. Our Financial Awards program can help you reach your educational goals. Yukon College and our generous donors understand the value of an education, so we supply a variety of awards to help you support your educational and living costs.

Awards can be based on academic or personal achievement, or financial need, along with other specialized criteria. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

How to apply

Click on each award below to see whether you are eligible to apply and what documents you need to submit.

Whether you are applying for one or many awards, you need to fill out the following two documents only once:

  1. Student Financial Award Application
  2. Student Financial Award Application Waiver

Each award has additional application requirements and additional documents you need to submit. For instance, some require a Budget Sheet and some require a letter or essay. Please read the information carefully, and if you have any questions feel free to contact the Student Services Centre at 867.668.8720.

Applications can be submitted in person at the Student Services Centre, Ayamdigut Campus or to


JT Ritter Bursary: $1,000
Application Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017

JT Ritter wishes to make an annual bursary for $1,000 available in recognition of the difficulties of returning to school following an absence from educational pursuits.

To apply, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be registered full-time at Yukon College
  • Be returning to school after having been away from education for a minimum of three years (however, if no applicants apply with a break of three years, then the award may be given to a student who has been away from education for at least one year)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Write a paragraph, identifying how your planned program of study aligns with your goals

Documents you need to submit:

NOTE: Students may receive the award twice, however, preference goes to those who have not received it in the past. The award may be split and given to two students.