Scholarships and awards

External Award: Irving K. Barber Premier's International Scholarships

March 13, 2018

Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering Premier’s International Scholarships.

These awards consist of $6,000 – $10,000 for credential granting study abroad and are awarded to students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement and community service.

To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship, you:

  • are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada
  • are a resident of British Columbia, defined as having a primary residence in the province for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the date of full-time enrollment in the program for which the scholarship is applied for
  • have achieved a minimum B+ academic standing
  • have clearly demonstrated significant community and/or school involvement and academic achievement, supported by two references submitted with the application
  • are enrolled full-time in an academic program of at least one year at a BC public post-secondary institution leading to a credential and have been accepted into an eligible international program outside of Canada or United States
  • will be studying abroad for a period of no less than three months (not including travel time)
  • are not planning an international experience in a country from which you have immigrated from within the past 10 years
  • have not previously received a Premier’s International Scholarship
  • plan to begin your international experience within 12 months of receiving the scholarship
  • will return to British Columbia after completing your  international experience for further education or work
To learn more about this award and how to apply, please visit the Premier's International Scholarship webpage. The deadline to apply for this award is April 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

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