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Apply now for Trans Mountain Adult Education Bursary

If you are an adult, 19 years or older, reside within the District of Barriere or the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Area ‘O’ you are eligible to apply for a Trans Mountain Adult Education Bursary of $3,325.

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society (LNTCFS) have announced they are very happy to be taking on the role of disbursing a total of $66,500 in funding over the next 10 years ($6,650/year) from Trans Mountain via the District of Barriere and TNRD Area ‘O’.

The funding is earmarked for Adult Education Bursaries and applicants must be enrolled or entering into a trades, technology or environmental program within 18 months of the application deadline.

“For 2021 we have decided to disburse the funding as two $3,325 bursaries,” says LNTCFS Manager Mike Francis RPF, “We want to get the word out and let people know this opportunity is available. The application deadline is June 30, which will allow time for board decision making and applicant enrollment for fall and winter programs and courses.”

Francis says the bursaries will be awarded to “those students who best demonstrate their need for financial assistance”.

Bursary application forms and guidelines are available for download at: www.LNTCFS.org as well as the LNTCFS Office, 4648 Barriere Town Road, Barriere, B.C.

To apply for a bursary, applicants are required to submit a completed application form and the required supporting documentation to the LNTCFSociety@telus.net prior to the application deadline of June 30, 2021.



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