Andre Courtemanche Green Ribbon Scholarship

The Andre Courtemanche Green Ribbon Scholarship is open to British Columbia students enrolled in the trades or programs relating to fitness, nutrition, or the outdoors, living with mental illness or addiction. 

Amount: $1000

Number Available: 1

Deadline: The application period for CMHA BC scholarships is now closed

Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education through their scholarship and bursary programs. They are committed to lowering access barriers and would like to ensure that these scholarships and bursaries are available to anyone in British Columbia with lived experience who is pursuing higher education.


  • First or second year student
  • Enrolled in either post-secondary trades programs (e.g., carpentry, cooking, welding) or post-secondary programs relating to fitness, nutrition, and the outdoors (e.g., sport management, natural sciences)
  • Lived or living experience with mental health challenges
  • Resident of British Columbia
  • Live with mental illness or addiction

How to Apply

Several awards are available through the CMHA BC Scholarship Program each year to BC post-secondary students who live with mental illness or addiction. Applicants may only apply for one of the awards in a given year. Please look through each of the scholarships to decide which one to apply for:

Submitting the application:

  • Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Submissions received by mail or fax will be disqualified
  • Individuals who submit more than one application for the same year will be evaluated on the application submitted first only
  • An applicant may win a bursary or scholarship more than once but will not be eligible to win an award two years in a row

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please email

See Also

Source: CMHA BC’s Scholarships and Bursaries

See other British Columbia scholarships // See other scholarships for mental health conditions // See scholarships open to all disabilities

Last Updated: 2023-01-03