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Irving K. Barber British Columbia International Scholarships (for study/work and travel overseas)

Irving K. Barber British Columbia International Scholarships will be given to British Columbia students who are chosen, on a competitive basis, from a pool of eligible applicants pursuing part of their post-secondary studies, co-op experiences, internship, and other approved experiential learning activities overseas. Successful applicants must clearly demonstrate academic merit as well as links between their study/work abroad experience and their educational and personal goals.

One World Scholarships: 

Awards from $1,000 - $3500

Irving K. Barber British Columbia International Scholarships will be given to British Columbia students who are chosen, on a competitive basis, from a pool of eligible applicants pursuing part of their post-secondary studies, co-op experiences, internship, and other approved experiential learning activities overseas. Successful applicants must clearly demonstrate academic merit as well as links between their study/work abroad experience and their educational and personal goals.

The One World scholarship program is open to eligible College of the Rockies students who are BC residents and enrolled in a program of at least one year in length, leading to a credential.

The study or work abroad program must carry:

  • Academic credit recognized by their home institution. (These scholarships are valued at $1,000 to $3,500 each); or
  • Offer an opportunity for experiential learning, usually involving language and/or cultural training, but does not carry academic credit. (These scholarships are valued at $1,000 each.)

Application deadline for travel after May 1, 2017 and before April 30, 2018, is March 31, 2017

Premier's Scholarships:

5 - 10 scholarships worth $6000 to $10,000 each

The Premier's Scholarship  is open to eligible College of the Rockies students enrolled in a program of at least one year in length, leading to a credential. Students must have been accepted into a study or work abroad program that forms an integral part of their credential studies. Recipients are selected on a competitive basis from a pool of applicants across the province who are pursuing a portion of their post-secondary academic studies overseas. Selection of scholarship candidates will be based on criteria such as academic excellence, community and/or institutional involvement and suitability for study/work abroad. Check the website for more information and to find the application .

Your study/work abroad program must begins between May 2017 and April 2018 and be a minimum of one semester in length.

Deadline is March 31, 2017

Global Learning Scholarships

College of the Rockies Global Learning Scholarships are intended to support College students in obtaining Global Studies Certificate Program credits or other College of the Rockies credentials as a result of participating in the College’s international partnerships or in other international experiences (e.g., studies abroad, practica, volunteer postings, internships, etcetera). Up to eight scholarships of up to $1,500 each will be awarded towards Global Studies or other tuition costs for students who have been selected to travel abroad to contribute to and learn from the College’s international work or who otherwise intend to engage in an international experience that has academic merit and that is linked to the student’s education and personal goals.

The application is now available and the deadline to apply is March 13, 2017