Nicola Valley Institute of Technology : Financial Aid

By: Nvit  09-12-2011
Keywords: financial aid, Student Loan, Financial Aid Office

Student Loans, Bursaries, Grants, NVIT Assistance and Awards

Do you need help with your expenses during the school year? The Financial Aid Office has information and assistance for students on applying for government and NVIT administered awards, budgeting and money management, program and education costs, appealing government student loan decisions and sources of student aid.  If you need information on program costs, start/end dates, program eligibility and course loads information check with the Financial Aid Office at NVIT.

Who Can Help You?
NVIT's Financial Aid Coordinator coordinates and oversees office activities and can assist by directing you with the right form or advice.

Hours of Operation
8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact Information
Financial Aid & Awards Office

Anna Brown
Academic/Financial Planner
4155 Belshaw Street, Merritt, BC, V1K 1R1
TEL: 250-378-3361                FAX: 250-378-3332
Toll Free: 1-877-682-3300     Email:

Vancouver Campus
Financial Aid & Awards Office
Sonia Bear
Academic/Financial Planner

200-4355 Mathissi Place, BurnabyBCV5G 4S8

Financial Aid Terms:
1. Award: recognition of ability in the form of a bursary, grant, loan, prize or scholarship.
2. Bursary: a non-repayable award made to a qualifying student who has financial need based on pre-set criteria.
3. Grant: similar to bursary, also non-repayable.
4. Loan: a repayable award, with the terms specified in an agreement between the borrower and the lender, and borrowed by an eligible student who has financial need based on pre-set criteria.
5. Prize: a non-monetary award in recognition of outstanding achievement or contribution.
6. Scholarship: a non-repayable award made to an eligible student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.

Fee Deferrals
In order to register, students who annot pay full fees and who have enough student loan approved to cover their fees, may be granted fee deferrals by the Financial Aid Office. This deferral is for FEES ONLY. Apply at the Financial Aid Office.

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