The CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program

The CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program

You may be eligible – Apply by October 20th


  • Students must be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, permanent resident, or a protected person.
  • Students must be enrolled full time in the first or second year of a two- or three-year program at Confederation College.
  • Students must be in financial need.

Each application must include the following:

  1. Financial Need: A demonstration of the financial impact that this bursary would have on you.
  2. Challenges or Barriers: Please demonstrate how the bursary will help eliminate challenges or barriers (educational or personal) to participating in and completing your education.
  3. Letters of Support: Three letters of support from people who know you. This can include a past or current employer, a teacher, a college administrator, a member of a community or campus organization, someone involved in student services or a faculty member.
  4. Essay: A short essay (max 10,000 characters) by you the student describing the impact that the bursary will have on your ability to attend Confederation College. The essay should also include your involvement in the community.

Budget Breakdown: Use the budget sheet as a supplemental means to show Financial Need.

Download the Application form for the 2023-24 CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary