2022 Eligibility Criteria & Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive this bursary, you must:

  • Apply by February 28, 2022
  • Be 17-24 years old at any point in 2022
  • Be a member of Interior Savings (new members welcome!)
  • Use Interior Savings as your primary banking account* (See below).
  • Keep your account in good standing (See below).
  • Live in the Thompson/Okanagan/Nicola/Prince George region.
  • Be attending fulltime studies in a trade, diploma, or degree program at a designated post-secondary institution in 2022 or 2023
  • Incur tuition costs of $1,000 or more in a single semester.
  • Be a first-time recipient of this award.

Qualifying & Claiming Your Bursary


​* Interior Savings reserves the right to apply its discretion in determining whether you are eligible. The intent of this program is to reward students who use Interior Savings as their primary financial institution and help contribute to our success. Applicants who simply transfer small sums of money in and out of the account from a different financial institution may be disqualified.

Are You a Previous Bursary Recipient?

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​If You Qualified June 2021:

See the 2020-21 FAQ and criteria.


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If You Qualified June 2020:

See the 2019-20 FAQ and criteria.


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​If You Qualified June 2019:

See the 2018-19 FAQ and criteria.


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​Proof of Tuition Payment

Here's what we need if you have qualified.


Let's Keep in Touch

If you have any additional questions about our Million Dollar Bursary Program or your application, you can contact your local branch, call our Member Service Centre at 1-855-220-2580, or email