Stephen and Debra Osborne Bursary

Stephen and Debra Osborne wish to encourage and support Yukon students returning to education in studies focused on the natural northern environment, including climate change, or the areas of social work, nursing and health care assistant. To that end, they will make a $200 bursary available to a full-time student who can demonstrate financial need.


Stephen Osborne was a coordinator/instructor at the Haines Junction Campus for many years, and continues to teach both Wilderness and Standard First Aid classes for the University.


  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a attended a Yukon high school for a minimum of two years
  • Be returning to education after a period of absence
  • Be registered full-time in Yukon University programs focused on northern environment, climate change, social work, nursing or health care
  • Demonstrate financial need


Completed Student Financial Award Application Form
  • Indicate:
    • if you are returning to education after a period of absence
    • how many years you attended a Yukon high school

NOTE: If there are no applicants who have attended a Yukon high school, the bursary can be awarded to a student who has not.

Application deadline