For 2024, The BHP Scholarship Program expands to support students from 30 schools and 6 First Nations. BHP and Carlton Trail announced on May 2 that applications are now being accepted for the 2024 edition. Carlton Trail College administers the program on BHP’s behalf.

The Scholarship Program was created to support students starting their journey through post-secondary education. Since 2012, BHP has awarded over $729,000 in scholarships, including $82,000 that was awarded in 2023. This year’s program has been expanded to include an additional 17 schools and communities and an additional $42,500 in scholarship funding.

“It is excellent to again open the expanded BHP Scholarship Program to a new year of students with over $120,000 in funding available,” said Karina Gistelinck, Potash Asset President, BHP. “As I am out in the community, I often meet past recipients and it is awesome to hear their stories of how the scholarship helped them meet their academic and career goals.”

“As an educational partner, we are pleased to continue to support access to further education and training for regional students by administering BHP’s scholarship program,” said Amy Yeager, Carlton Trail College President and CEO.

Scholarships are available to students from the following participating schools and communities: Annaheim, Bruno, Colonsay, Cudworth, Englefeld, Foam Lake, Holdfast, Humboldt, Imperial, Ituna, Kelvington, Lake Lenore, Lanigan, LeRoy, Middle Lake, Muenster, Naicam, Punnichy, Quill Lake, Raymore, Rose Valley, St. Brieux, Strasbourg, Viscount, Wadena, Wakaw, Watrous, Watson, Wynyard, Young.

Scholarships are available to Band members from: Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation, Day Star First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation, George Gordon First Nation, Kawacatoose First Nation and Muskowekwan First Nation. 

The 2024 scholarship applications and full eligibility criteria are available online by clicking on the link