Blessed Edmund Rice Bursary Program
Vancouver College is committed to providing accessible Catholic-based education to all families as envisioned by our founder, Blessed Edmund Rice. The Blessed Edmund Rice Bursary Program provides tuition assistance to those families with demonstrated need for financial assistance based on a formal bursary application and review process.
The Board of Directors approves the Bursary program and process including funding allocation on an annual basis and the financial and non-financial criteria for assessing tuition assistance and appoints the Bursary Committee. The Bursary Committee administers the Bursary Program approved by the Board and submits periodic bursary program reports to the Finance and Audit Committee.
The Bursary Committee at Vancouver College has the overall responsibility to administer the Blessed Edmund Rice Bursary Program. The Bursary Committee is comprised of four members: the President (Chair), Business Manager, a VCL director and a representative of the North American Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. The Bursary Committee meets to review all the applications, interviews applicants when deemed necessary, assesses the family's needs against the financial and non-financial criteria, decides whether tuition assistance will be granted and approves the award amount.