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Canbriam Energy sponsors several new awards at NLC

June 26th, 2012

Canbriam Energy sponsors several new awards at NLC
FORT ST. JOHN – Students attending programs at the Fort St. John and Chetwynd campuses of Northern Lights College will benefit from the creation of six new awards sponsored by Canbriam Energy.

The awards will be available to students enrolled in several programs, including trades, University Arts and Sciences and the helping professions.

“As an active energy company in Hudson’s Hope and the surrounding area, Canbriam is proud to support educational efforts in the community. We recognize that students represent our future and we are very pleased to participate in their development. Our selection of awards across a variety of disciplines demonstrates our belief in maintaining a positive balance in the community,” said Donna Phillips, Vice President Land for Canbriam.

The new Canbriam Energy awards include:

  • Aboriginal New Student Award (value $1,000): Open to Aboriginal students enrolling in any full time program. Applicants must submit a one-page essay detailing their need for the award and describing their career aspirations. Deadline for applications is Sept. 20.
  • Health Care Assistant and Social Services Worker Diploma Award (value $800): Open to any student enrolled in full time studies in the Health Care Assistant or Social Services Worker Diploma program. Attitude, attendance and grades will factor into the selection process. Preference may be given to Aboriginal students from the Halfway River First Nation, West Moberly First Nation, or Saulteau First Nation. Deadline for applications is Jan. 25.


  • Oil and Gas Field Operations Award – Aboriginal (value $800): Open to Aboriginal students enrolled in the Oil and Gas Field Operations program. Attitude, attendance and grades will factor into the selection process. Deadline for applications is Jan. 25.


  • Oil and Gas Field Operations Award (value $800): Open to any student enrolled in the Oil and Gas Field Operations program. Attitude, attendance and grades will factor into the selection process. Deadline for applications is Jan. 25.

  • Trades Award (value $800): Open to any student enrolled in full time studies in any Trades program. Attitude, attendance and grades will factor into the selection process. Preference may be given to Aboriginal students from the Halfway River First Nation, West Moberly First Nation, or Saulteau First Nation. Deadline for applications is Jan. 25.
  • University Arts and Sciences Award (value $800): Open to any student enrolled in full time studies in the University Arts and Sciences program. Attitude, attendance and grades will factor into the selection process. Preference may be given to Aboriginal students from the Halfway River First Nation, West Moberly First Nation, or Saulteau First Nation. Deadline for applications is Jan. 25.


Student awards are administered by the NLC Foundation. For more information on the NLC Foundation, check the NLC website at nlc.bc.ca or contact Donna Kane at 250-784-7613 or email dkane@nlc.bc.ca

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