Apply for a scholarship for a student who is a parent


$1,000 is awarded annually to 1 student.


  • Grade 12 student from Yukon entering the 1st year of post-secondary;
  • attending an eligible institution in the academic year immediately following high school graduation for a minimum:
    • 1-year program; or
    • 20-week long program.
  • be a parent; and
  • not be a recipient of another major scholarship of $3,000 or more.


October 30 for the following academic year.

What are the selection criteria?

We give preference to a graduate who has:

  • participated in the Teen Parent Centre program; and
  • completed the major part of their schooling in Yukon's educational system.

We’ll take into consideration:

  • financial needs; and
  • academic achievement.

How to apply

  1. Prepare your application. You'll need:
    • your name;
    • your address;
    • the date you attended the Teen Parent Centre; and
    • the program and institution you are applying to or are enrolled at.
  2. Submit the information. Email:

When will you find out about your application?

Applications are reviewed by November 1. Successful applicants will be notified by December 1. If you’re the successful applicant, we'll send you a letter of confirmation.

The Teen Parent Centre reserves the right to pay the scholarship in 2 payments of $500. Payment will be made after the fall and winter semesters.

We’ll mail a cheque to your mailing address.

Report your bursary on your tax return

You must report the Teen Parent Centre scholarship you received on your tax return. We’ll send a T4A to the permanent address you provide in your application.

If you have not received a T4A for the previous year by February 28, phone 867-667-3555.

Wondering how your T4A income will affect your tax return?
Contact the Canada Revenue Agency.


For questions, email or phone 867-667-3421.