FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – More than 600 Indigenous students have received over $1.8 million in awards from the Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarship Society.

Out of the more than 600 students, a number of students from Fort St. John have received scholarship awards.

Receiving an undergraduate award from Fort St. John includes Tiffany Spahan, Sage Birley, and Madison Van Will.

Brettany Makuch of Fort St. John received a masters/doctoral award.

The Society’s Indigenous Student Awards program is funded from the returns on a $10 million endowment fund established by the Province of British Columbia in 2007, and subsequent grants totalling over $9 million made by the Province to enhance and expand the fund over the past 10 years.

A full list of recipients can be found on the Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarship Society’s website.