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 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 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, 2020 and April 30, 2021. (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 can only apply if your transfer occurs after May 1, 2020;
    • 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 deadline to apply for a 2020/21 Transfer Scholarship is 4:00 p.m. September 30, 2020.

    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 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 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, 2020 and April 30, 2021. (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 can only apply if your transfer occurs after May 1, 2020;
    • 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 deadline to apply for a 2020/21 Transfer Scholarship is 4:00 p.m. September 30, 2020.

    How to Apply