This award assists students participating in an International Co-op work term. The student must demonstrate financial need, and must have accepted a job offer to qualify. Awards are valued up to $1000 each and are available each semester for co-op students of any faculty participating in an International Co-op work term. Applications are accepted on an on-going basis, but must be completed prior to the start of the work term. Below are the application deadlines according to your work term start date.
Spring: February 15
Summer: June 15
Fall: October 15
To be eligible to receive a round-trip flight to areas served by Asia Miles worldwide partner airlines (tax not included), students must be working or volunteering for a not-for-profit organization for a minimum of 1 month, and completing a humanitarian aid project. The C.A.R.E. Housing Society donates the Asia Miles points. Students do not need to be part of co-op to be eligible. Applicants must be flexible on departure dates and routes.
Valued at $300 and awarded during Summer semester to Co-op students working in Latin American, including Mexico. The award off-sets travel and/or living expenses. The work term cannot exceed one year. If multiple applications are received, the award will be given to the student with the highest CGPA.
This award is designed to assist students studying or working in India. Awards are available for each semester. Applications are accepted on an on-going basis but must be completed prior to the start of the work term / study period.
Available for Spring semester to Co-op students working in Hong Kong.
Awards are valued at $5,000 each for students participating in a Co-op workterm located in the Asia Pacific region.
Note: Funds are currently not available until further notice.
Scholarships of $1,000 - $3,000 each are available from the One World International Scholarship program. The scholarships are available to students enrolled in an eligible work/study abroad program of at least one year in length, leading to a credential offered by a BC public post- secondary institution. Programs must be at least three weeks in length, and no longer than one year.
Scholarships are available to post-secondary students wishing to pursue post-secondary education outside of Canada or the United States. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit.
Bursaries and Student Loans
Bursaries will be granted in any term to students in good academic standing who are accepted to the Co-operative Education Program and are enrolled in a work term outside of Canada. To be eligible students must be placed with a co-operative education employer and be in good standing with the co-op program. The award will be made on the basis of demonstrated financial need.
For further resources visit the Financial Aid search database.