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​Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders. A solid education is invaluable – and it’s an investment we’re proud to make through our bursary programs. ​​

Our Commitment

To help support our young members in furthering their education, Interior Savings has introduced The Million Dollar Bursary as a component of our Member Rewards program. The Million Dollar Bursary will provide up to 1,000 post-secondary bursaries, each valued at $1,000, to students between the ages of 17-24 years old.

Interior Savings has made a commitment to providing this bursary for 8 years (2014-2021), representing a total funding pledge of up to $8 million.

Applications for the 2020/21 Million Dollar Bursary Program are now open!

The deadline to apply for a bursary is February 28, 2021. To be eligible, students must be a member of Interior Savings (or become a member prior to this deadline).

Other Bursary Programs

Lifelong Learner Bursaries
Credit Union Foundation of BC

Lifelong Learner Bursaries

We also offer a number of Lifelong Learner bursaries to students at UBC Okanagan, Thompson Rivers University (TRU), and Okanagan College. These awards are intended to support mature students, with dependents, who have chosen to continue their education after taking at least a year off from school.

Visit the awards office at TRU, Okanagan College, or UBC Okanagan to apply for this and other awards that may be available.

Credit Union Foundation of BC

Bursaries based primarily on financial need are also available from the Credit Union Foundation of BC. Credit Union members receive preferred selection on bursaries offered through this organization.

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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