The Municipality of North Cowichan is pleased to offer the Forest Legacy Scholarship and Bursaries. The $1,200 scholarship and two $600 bursaries are funded from Municipal Forest Reserve revenue through the Municipal Forestry Program. The Municipality established a $40,000 Reserve Fund in 1998 to generate annual interest income to fund these awards. The Municipality’s Community Forest Program takes great pride in assisting the youth of North Cowichan through these scholarships and bursaries.
North Cowichan will award the scholarship and two bursaries to secondary school graduates who reside in the Municipality of North Cowichan. Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary science study such as: forestry, agriculture, environment, fisheries, hydrology, soils, etc. The applicant must be enrolled in a 1st year program, pursuing an education through a Technical School, College, or University. The Municipality will award the scholarship and two bursaries directly to the winners upon proof of enrollment in a post secondary institute. To apply for the scholarship or bursaries, please submit a completed North Cowichan application form, additional requirements, and essay.
To apply complete the PDF application [PDF - 30 KB] form.