Project Hero Tuition Scholarship

Project Hero, started in 2009 by Retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed, is a unique program providing undergraduate scholarships to children of fallen soldiers. Since September 2009, many of Canada's finest colleges and universities are offering tuition-and in some cases first year support with room and board- to children of CAF personnel who have lost their lives while serving in an active mission.

AMOUNT: $4,000 ($2,000 towards Fall tuition and $2,000 towards Winter tuition)

AVAILABLE TO: To be eligible, the recipient must be:

  1. A dependant of a Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active military mission as determined by Canadian Forces criteria
  2. Under the age of twenty-six
  3. Registered as a full-time undergraduate at the University of the Fraser Valley,
  4. Canadian citizen or landed immigrant


  • Confirmation of eligibility from the Media Liaison Office at the Department of National Defence: 613-996-2353, or toll free 866-377-0811

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


NOTE: Click HERE for Information on the Canada Company Scholarships program

Apply online for your
Canada-B.C. Student Loan
6 to 8 weeks before start
of term.

Apply for Interest-free status and
continue your full-time studies
without renewing your student loan.

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online through myUFV.
Applications accepted
every semester.

Find out about UFV Scholarships.
Applications accepted from
March 15 to May 10.

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