Nicole Lacroix
Enrolment Management Advisor
t: 867-668-8844

Financial Awards

Students are at the heart of Yukon College and are an integral part of Yukon’s future. Our Financial Awards program can help you reach your educational goals. Yukon College and our generous donors understand the value of an education, so we supply a variety of awards to help you support your educational and living costs.

Awards can be based on academic or personal achievement, or financial need, along with other specialized criteria. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

How to apply

Click on each award below to see whether you are eligible to apply and what documents you need to submit.

Whether you are applying for one or many awards, you need to fill out the following two documents only once:

  1. Student Financial Award Application
  2. Student Financial Award Application Waiver

Each award has additional application requirements and additional documents you need to submit. For instance, some require a Budget Sheet and some require a letter or essay. Please read the information carefully, and if you have any questions feel free to contact the Student Services Centre at 867.668.8720.

Applications can be submitted in person at the Student Services Centre, Ayamdigut Campus or to


Terry Weninger Award for Research: $500
Application Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017

Dr. Terry Weninger has created a $500 award for an aspiring researcher. Dr. Weninger was the president at Yukon College from 2006-2011, and president at College of New Caledonia in Prince George from 1990-2004. He was also Deputy Minister of Education in Yukon and vice-president at Medicine Hat College.

To apply, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be registered in the second year of a full-time program at Yukon College, or progressing to another post-secondary program
  • Write a short essay (200 words maximum) describing the research you have undertaken in the past year and how it relates to your program of study
  • Provide a supporting letter from a Yukon College faculty member

Documents you need to submit: