Scholarships and Bursaries

Northern Health

 Health Career Scholarships

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine’s health career scholarships are intended to support educational opportunities for new and existing healthcare professionals in the region. Scholarships make it easier for people to pursue studies in health care education programs at colleges and universities.

High school students who are considering enrolling in a health care program, people looking to change careers and become health care workers, and people who are already in health care or technical careers with the Northern Health Authority but want to upgrade their skills can apply for scholarships.

The scholarships include:
Health Career Development Scholarships for Northern Health Employees
Six (6) scholarships in the amount of $2,500.00 are available to individuals who are accepted to a recognized post-secondary health science program, or equivalent.

Applicants must be a current Northern Health employee in the Regional District Kitimat-Stikine region looking to upskill, interested in continued employment with the Northern Health Authority following program completion and willing to commit to a two (2) year Return of Service Agreement in the RDKS region.

Health Career Access Scholarships for High School Graduates
Six (6) scholarships in the amount of $2,500.00 are available to individuals who are accepted to a recognized post-secondary health science program, or equivalent.

Applicants must be graduated from a high school in the Regional District Kitimat-Stikine region in the last 12 months or graduating in the current year. Applicants must also be currently residing in the RDKS region with a minimum two (2) years residency and be interested in employment with the Northern Health Authority following program completion.

Completed applications for the 2021 Regional District Kitimat-Stikine’s Health Career Scholarships must be submitted to the Education Department of Northern Health by November 30th, 2021.

Email education@northernhealth.ca for application forms, questions and inquiries.