Starlight Casino Bursary

Amount: Unknown
Deadline: Fall: August 15th – September 15th; Winter: January 1st – February 1st; Summer: May 1st – June 1st

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited DBA Starlight Casino established this annual bursary to assist students in financial need who are enrolled in any Vocational Education and Skills Training, or VEST (formerly Adult Special Education) program at Douglas College. The bursary will be used to assist students who cannot afford basic necessities such as food, rent and course supplies. Starlight Casino and its employees are actively involved in New Westminster and the Metro Vancouver community. The casino has partnered with many local charities, and encourages staff to volunteer for the sheer joy of helping others, knowing that their actions improve quality of life for their employees, partners, and the community. Recipients can be identified by the Financial Aid Office and/or referred by their program administrator.


You may be eligible if you:

  • Are enrolled in any Vocational Education and Skills Training program at Douglas College
  • Are a credit student
  • Are in good academic standing and have a minimum CGPA of 1.50
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Are a full-time or part-time student in the term for which the bursary will be received, as stated in the individual bursary qualifications
  • Participation in college and community activities may also be considered 

How to Apply

Apply online through MyAccount

Last Updated: 2023-01-02