International Scholarships

Am I Eligible?

Each Award has unique eligibility criteria. Click on the Award that you
wish to apply for to determine if you are eligible.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria:

  • One World International Scholarship ($1,000-$3,500)

    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 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;
    • 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 One World International Scholarship or a Premier’s International Scholarship;
    • plan to begin your international experience within 12 months of receiving the scholarship; and,
    • will return to British Columbia after completing your  international experience for further education or work.

    NOTE: These Scholarships are adjudicated and awarded by your institution.

    How to Apply

  • Premier’s International Scholarship

    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;
    • can demonstrate links between the study- or work-abroad experience they are pursuing and their educational or career goals;
    • 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 between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021; and,
    • will return to British Columbia after completing your  international experience for further education or work.

    Students may apply for both One World and Premier’s International Scholarships, but the total amount awarded will not exceed the value of the Premier’s Scholarship.

    NOTE: These Scholarships are adjudicated and awarded by the Society.

    How to Apply