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B.C. students get the chance of a lifetime to study abroad

December 12, 2017

VICTORIA– A record 29 students in B.C. have been awarded scholarships of between $6,000 and $10,000 to study abroad in more than 21 countries from Australia to Korea to Peru, announced Premier John Horgan.

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Over 450 Aboriginal students share $1.3M in awards

November 29, 2017

Victoria, BC - Brettany Makuch is a 28 year old Metis student with her sights set on becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. She’s moved closer to achieving that goal courtesy of a $5,000 Aboriginal Student Award she’s recently received from the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society.

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Scholarships support 163 transfer students who demonstrate outstanding academic and volunteer service

November 15, 2017

VICTORIA, B.C. – Bachelor of Science student Nicole York appreciates the value of a helping hand, especially when it means $5,000 to help her with the cost of transferring between B.C. Post-secondary institutions to finish her degree.

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Province establishes scholarships for women in technology

April 4, 2017

VICTORIA, BC - A $500,000 investment will establish scholarships at public post-secondary
intuitions that encourage women to pursue education that align with the needs of the growing
tech sector in British Columbia.

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Aboriginal students will share more than $1M in awards for college and university education this year.

December 6, 2016

VICTORIA – More than 300 Aboriginal post-secondary students in BC will benefit from over $1 million distributed by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society this year.

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109 BC Students Awarded $545,000 in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

November 2, 2016

VICTORIA, BC – Students who are transferring between B.C.’s post-secondary institutions will benefit from $545,000 in scholarships that have been awarded by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society.

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28 Post-Secondary Students Receive Premier’s Scholarships for Study Abroad

July 26, 2016

VICTORIA, BC - 28 BC students have been awarded between $6,000 and $10,000 each in Premier’s International Scholarships by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society for study abroad.

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Over 300 Aboriginal Students Share More Than $900,000 in Awards

December 8, 2015

VICTORIA, BC - More than 300 Aboriginal post-secondary students in BC will benefit from nearly a million dollars distributed by the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society.

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Victory in Europe Scholarships Awarded

November 10, 2015

VICTORIA, BC - 11 students from The Netherlands have been awarded Victory in Europe Scholarships valued at $10,000 each for post-graduate study in BC.
November 4, 2015

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$455,000 Awarded to 91 BC Students in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

November 4, 2015

VICTORIA, BC - 91 students will receive Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships worth $5,000 each to assist them in moving between BC post-secondary institutions.

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16 Post-Secondary Students Receive Premier's International Scholarships for Study Abroad

September 17, 2015

VICTORIA, BC - Sixteen BC students have been awarded $6,000 or $10,000 each in Premier's International Scholarships for study-abroad programs.

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Premier announces awards for Aboriginal masters and doctoral students

September 10, 2015

VANCOUVER, BC - Premier Christy Clark announced an additional $2 million in funding to encourage more Aboriginal students to pursue masters and doctoral level degrees at public universities in British Columbia.

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