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scholarships, bursaries & awards

Are you eligible for one of our scholarships, awards, or bursaries? 

$1000 Education Assistant Online Program - Alberta - Alberta school district employees & volunteers

$1000 Cardiology Technologist Online Program - Health Care Workers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba & Atlantic Canada are eligible

$3500 Medical Laboratory Assistant Online Program - Vancouver Island residents are eligible

More bursaries available! Click SEE MORE to find out if you are eligible. 


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Health care assistant

You have a passion for helping others. Geriatric care is one of the fastest growing segments in the health care sector, with thousands of residential and assisted living units for the elderly being opened each year in British Columbia.

  • Earn $17 - $21/hr
  • Program is only 30 weeks long
  • The Health Care Assistant Program delivered by Stenberg College has been granted a full, five-year recognition status by the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
  • Our government-recognized Health Care Assistant training program allows graduates to work in publicly funded health care facilities in BC
  • FREE College English Language Preparatory Program and ongoing ESL support
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Practical nursing

The Stenberg College Practical Nursing Program follows the Provincial Practical Nursing Curriculum (2011) and is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and judgments essential to perform to the full range of competencies as identified by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.


On the most recent CPNRE exam, our group of Practical Nursing graduates had a 100% pass rate. Our graduates consistently exceed both national and provincial standards on the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).

  • Earn $24.01 - $25.50/hr

Nursing unit clerk

Nursing Unit Clerks, known as ward clerks and sometimes referred to as Nursing Unit Coordinators, act as the anchors of patient care departments. This 37-week program offers students the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a fast-paced, dynamic medical environment.

  • Do you have excellent English speaking and writing skills?
  • Do you enjoy working in an office environment?
  • Can you handle stress?
  • Can you multi-task?
  • Do you enjoy working on computers?
  • Are you detail-oriented?
The average wage for Stenberg grads is $21.40/hr. plus 12.2% in lieu of benefits.

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION - GERONTOLOGY (ONLINE)

Learn at home through guided online learning combined with some local classroom delivery and work experience placements.

  • Specialize in Gerontology, the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging
  • Average starting wage upon graduation is between $16 and $23.50 an hour
  • Hybrid model provides a high degree of flexibility allowing students to learn at their own pace

Psychiatric nursing (online)

The demand for Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) is on the rise, with the number of retirees exceeding the number of graduates annually. This unique program offers distance education, local and/regional clinical placements to help you prepare for your new career.

  • Learn at home through guided online learning combined with local clinical placements and some local classroom delivery
  • This 23 month program is recognized by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC)
  • Earn $30.79 - $40.42/hr

Over 92% of our graduates are working in their field of study within 6 months of graduation

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