Established in 1975, Northern Lights College is B.C.’s Energy College™. The college is a Centre of Excellence for British Columbia in three key areas of training: Oil and Gas, Clean Energy Technology, and Aerospace. The college operates from five campuses and three access centres located in Tumbler Ridge, Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope. NLC offers upgrading, university transfers and online courses. The institution has videoconference facilities available at all campuses. Programs at NLC are designed to provide students the opportunity to obtain the necessary classroom education, and supplement that with appropriate practicum or hands-on opportunities to make the successful transition from student to employee. The various levels of certification include associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.
Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries
Scholarships, bursaries and other awards are made available to students by the Northern Lights College Foundation and other organizations.
The NLC Foundation has assembled a comprehensive award catalog to help prospective students, current students, and graduates stay in school and to acknowledge their commitment and success.
Entrance Awards lists scholarships and bursaries provided to student considering or planning to attend Northern Lights College.
New Student Awards lists scholarships and bursaries available to students just beginning their studies at Northern Lights College.
General Awards lists scholarships, bursaries, and awards available to students during their time at Northern Lights College.
NLC Graduate Awards lists bursaries and awards for students nearing completion of their program and ready to graduate.
Emergency Assistance lists grants for current students who are experience financial need.
Indigenous Awards lists all awards that are available to indigenous students.
External Awards lists scholarships and bursaries administered by an agency outside of Northern Lights College, for which NLC students are eligible to apply.