Transfer Scholarships: $5000

Am I Eligible?

You can apply for a Transfer Scholarship after one year of full- time study if you MUST transfer to complete your degree or, after two years of full-time study, if you CHOOSE to transfer to complete your degree.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria:

  • After One-Year of Full-Time Studies ($5,000)

    To be able to apply for this Scholarship, you must…

    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada;
    • be a resident of British Columbia, defined as having a primary residency in the province for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the commencement of your current year of full-time studies;
    • have completed one year of full-time studies with a minimum of 30 transferable credits at a BC public post-secondary institution and you must transfer in order to complete your degree
    • have at least a B GPA on your best 30 credits;
    • clearly demonstrate that you have significant community and/or school involvement, and academic achievement, supported by two references;
    • be starting your full-time studies at a new school between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018.(Full-time is defined as 60% of a full course load.)

    Extra Considerations

    • You can apply even if you have not yet completed the required minimum 30 credits but, will have completed them before transferring to a new institution;
    • You can apply in advance of receiving official acceptance of admission to a new institution;
    • You cannot transfer credits from a completed degree;
    • You cannot take a break of more than 10 months between full time studies at your sending and receiving institution unless that break was for medical reasons. (Documentation required).

    The application period for 2017 Transfer Scholarships is now closed.  Please check back to our website in December 2017 for the 2018 Transfer Scholarship application form and details.

    How to Apply

  • After Two-Years of Full-Time Studies ($5,000)

    To be able to apply for this Scholarship, you must…

    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada;
    • be a resident of British Columbia, defined as having a primary residency in the province for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the commencement of your current year of full-time studies;
    • have completed two years of full-time studies with a minimum of 54 transferable credits at a BC public post-secondary institution and you have chosen to transfer in order to complete your degree
    • have at least a B GPA on your best 54 credits;
    • clearly demonstrate significant community and/or school involvement, and academic achievement, supported by two references;
    • are beginning full-time studies at a new school between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018. (Full time is defined as 60% of a full course load.)

    Extra Considerations

    • You can apply even if you have not yet completed the required minimum 54 credits but, will have completed them before transferring to a new institution;
    • You can apply in advance of receiving official acceptance of admission to a new institution;
    • You cannot transfer credits from a completed degree;
    • You cannot take a break of more than 10 months between full time studies at your sending and receiving institution unless that break was for medical reasons. (Documentation required).

    The application period for 2017 Transfer Scholarships is now closed. Please check back to our website in December 2017 for the 2018 Transfer Scholarship application form and details.

    How to Apply