Investing in You! As a student, money can be one of the main barriers between you, and the education you need. Every year, NLC distributes thousands of dollars in Student Awards to deserving students. Student Awards can help you take advantage of these awards and other funding opportunities. We can provide you with help and information on student loans, grants, awards, and other external sources.
We understand that funding your post-secondary education can be a challenge. Through the generosity of many individuals, companies, and associations, we are proud to offer a number of financial awards to our students. Awards may be given based on financial need, academic achievement, community involvement, leadership or extra-curricular activities. The award may also be a combination of a scholarship, bursary or a prize.
What is the difference between a scholarship, bursary and prize?+
A scholarship is an award given in recognition of academic excellence or achievement.
A bursary is a cash award that is based on financial need. There may be also be additional requirements, such as community involvement or leadership; the criteria will outline what is required.
A prize is an award based on a specific outstanding accomplishment or achievement. This award may be cash, a plaque, a book, a medal or a gift.