BC Lung Association Healthy Lungs First Responder Scholarship

For more than 100 years, the BC Lung Association has led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air. The BC Lung Association is the leading organization in British Columbia working to save lives, prevent and improve lung health through research, advocacy, education and support. When you can't breathe, nothing else matters.

The purpose of the BC Lung Association Healthy Lungs First Responder Scholarship is to provide tuition support for JIBC students, specific to first responder training (police, fire, paramedicine), through an annual scholarship.

Value

The BC Lung Association Healthy Lungs First Responder Scholarship will be one award annually of $1,000.

Please note that bursary funds may be held in a student account for up to one year from the date awarded.

Criteria

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person for at least one (1) year.
  • Must be enrolled, and in good standing, in a JIBC certificate, diploma or degree program of at least 10 credits.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a JIBC Police Recruit, Fire Fighter Technologies Certificate (FFTC) , Primary Care (PCP) or Advanced Care Paramedicine (ACP) students.
  • Students must submit a 1,000 word essay answering the question "How can first responders better understand and deal with lung health issues they might encounter in their workplace?" Please use APA Style referencing in your essay.

Deadline

Annually there is one application deadline:

  • June 30

Application Process

Download an application form.

Last updated April 20, 2016