Our Mission

Helping Students Succeed

The Irving K Barber BC Scholarship Society provides scholarships and awards to BC students to assist them with the completion of their post-secondary studies. It was created in 2004 and is named after philanthropist Irving K. Barber.

Each year, the Society provides hundreds of scholarships and awards valued between $1,000 and $10,000 each to students studying everything from trades to doctoral degrees.

2021 Distributions … over $3 Million!

206 Transfer Scholarships = $1,020,000
0 International Scholarships (Suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic international travel restrictions)
623Indigenous Awards = $2,136,500
15 Women in Technology Scholarships = $150,000

The Victoria Foundation administers the Society’s funds and programs.

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