Coquitlam Foundation Bursary

Description of donor:

Coquitlam Foundation Bursary

The Coquitlam Foundation envisions a community where quality of life is enhanced by residents and organizations creating lasting legacies by contributing to endowment funds that benefit a broad range of eligible organizations.

Purpose of Fund:

The Coquitlam Foundation annually distributes bursaries, primarily to graduating high school students who are in need of financial support to continue their education. Adult learners are also welcome to apply.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the applicant must:

  1. be a resident of the City of Coquitlam
  2. demonstrate financial need
  3. have a history of school and community involvement
  4. demonstrate academic success sufficient to enter post-secondary
  5. begin designated studies within three years of formal notification of selection
  6. submit a written report upon completion of the applicable term of studies

How to apply for this fund:

Each year, between early December and Mid-February, the Coquitlam Foundation accepts applications for its various funds. We will accept applications for this fund at that time through our application process.

How to donate to the fund:

There are several ways you can give to the Foundation. To see all the options click on the following link: Giving Options.

There are two popular ways you can donate to this fund. First, a cheque made payable to the Coquitlam Foundation can be sent to:

c/o 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3

Include a note that the donation is for the "Coquitlam Foundation Bursary". Donations sent this way of $25 or more will receive a tax receipt.

The second way you can donate is through our online donation system, which is provided by Canada Helps, a non-profit organization. Through a fee of 3.5% to cover the cost of the credit card charge Canada Helps will issue you a tax receipt directly for your donations. We thank them for their partnership.