Colleges and Institutes Canada

Supporting students in need with the new CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary

Thanks to a generous donation of $1 million in endowement from Paul and Gerri Charette, we were able to launch a brand-new bursary program for students attending CICan member colleges or institutes, with a preference given to those studying in rural, remote, or northern areas. The Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program was officially announced at our 2019 annual national conference, with the first 10 bursaries of $5,000 each distributed in the Fall.

The program will continue to provide financial support every year to college and institute students who demonstrate a financial need and face barriers to participate in or complete their post-secondary education.