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We are an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting student success, education and community growth through North Island College.

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New nursing student endowment honours life of longtime Comox Valley nurse

Some people are just a joy to be around. Their effortless charisma and authenticity easily transform ordinary moments into memorable ones. 

NIC student scholarship and bursary application process opens on March 1

There are hundreds of awards to support students on their educational journey at NIC.

NIC Foundation Awards

Applications are now open for NIC student scholarships and bursaries. Current, future and graduating NIC students can apply for hundreds and bursaries through the NIC Foundation. For more information, see

RBC Foundation donation expands Indigenous student program at NIC

Indigenous students have more education options at North Island College, thanks to a $40,000 donation from RBC Foundation.

Key figure in creation of North Island College sets up Legacy Award

Hardev Shergill played a crucial role in the formation of North Island College during the 1970s. Now retired in California, he is leaving another legacy to the College.

the difference you make
It's your gift ...
  • that funds the bursary,
  • that gives a single parent the opportunity,
  • that lets her become a full-time student,
  • and remain a dedicated mom without working nights,
  • that leads to her earning a degree,
  • that will lead to a bright career,
  • that will help her build a better life for herself and her family.
  • and strengthens our community.

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