The Children’s Organ Transplant Society has established a bursary to provide educational funding to youth who are awaiting transplant or who have received a transplant. The $500 bursary will be awarded annually to a student for pursuit of post-secondary education or training.

Who is Eligible?

The successful applicant is:

  • A BC Resident;
  • Awaiting or has received an organ transplant;
  • A Grade 12 student currently attending high school;
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program for ongoing education or skills training for the fall.

How to Apply

To apply for the bursary, please complete the online application below, send in a video explaining your transplant journey and future educational pursuits, or call our Executive Director to share your story. Any of these three options will qualify you towards the bursary.

Video applications can be emailed to

Calls with Debbie can be made to 604-271-7719. Feel free to call anytime, if she misses your call, please leave a number to call back at.

Application Deadline

Please submit your application and supporting documentation no later than May 15th of each year.

Selection Process

The Board of Directors of the Children’s Organ Transplant Society will evaluate each application and will select the successful candidate by June 1stof each year.

  • Personal Information of Applicant:

  • Date Format: YYYY dash MM dash DD
  • Please submit a representation of your transplant story in the form of your choice. Acceptable submissions include an essay (500-750 words); 3-5 minute video; PowerPoint presentation; drawing or painting.
  • Details of post-secondary plans:

  • Date Format: YYYY dash MM dash DD
  • Have you or will you receive any other financial support for post-secondary education or training (other bursaries, scholarships, contributions from family, etc.)?
  • Please provide proof of enrolment or a letter of acceptance from your post-secondary institution.
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