Indigenous Education and Training Opportunities

Discover the benefits of SkillsPlus training opportunities available to non-profit housing providers.

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Education Awards Program

One of five awards is available to Indigenous people residing in a household directly receiving subsidy from BC Housing or rental assistance through the Rental Assistance Program in pursuing post-secondary education.

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A property-maintenance training program offered to provincially-funded, non-profit housing providers.

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Building Engineering / Building Science Masters Program

We help graduate students registered in this innovative BCIT program by providing research funding.

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Green Value Strategies Endowment Program

In partnership with the Real Estate Foundation of BC, we fund BCIT research projects that promote green values in construction development.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

BC Housing helps fund KPU scholarships and bursaries for students who are enrolled in trades and technology courses, particularly Indigenous students or those with low incomes.

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Thompson Rivers University (TRU)

As part of the Residential Construction Trades program, we contribute bursary funding to the TRU Foundation. Preference is given to Indigenous students or those with low incomes.