AMOUNT:  $2,500 (funds awarded as a tuition credit - split between the fall and winter semester)

AVAILABLE TO:  To be eligible for this award, a recipient must be:

  1. a female BC resident
  2. demonstrate academic proficiency
  3. demonstrate community engagement
  4. be enrolled full-time in one of the programs at UFV
  5. meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • a single mother advancing their education,
  • a mature woman retraining for a return to the workforce after a long absence,
  • a woman in non-traditional fields of study,
  • an immigrant, aboriginal, or a woman with disabilities who need assistance in overcoming educational barriers.

HOW TO APPLY: Application forms for this scholarship is available on-line at MyUFV.  Log into MyUFV, click on Student Information,  then the tab for Financial Aid.


If selected the recipient must sign The Minerva Foundation For BC Women Consent Form and be willing to be publicly acknowledged and share story.


Apply online for your Canada-B.C. Student Loan
6 to 8 weeks
before you register:


Continuing your full-time studies without
renewing your student loan?
Apply for Interest-Free Status:


UFV Bursaries
Applications accepted every semester.
Apply online through your myUFV account!

UFV Scholarships
Applications accepted from
March 15th to May 10th

For more information, including award criteria,
please visit www.ufv.ca/scholarships

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