Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society: One World International Scholarship
The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, hosts a suite of international scholarships designed to support students from BC in studying abroad. Successful applicants must clearly demonstrate academic merit as well as significant involvement in their community and/or school.
Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society
The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society supports post-secondary education by providing scholarships for students attending public post-secondary institutions. The Society was created in 2004 following the establishment of a permanent endowment by the Province of British Columbia. The Society is named after philanthropist Irving K. Barber, who was well known for his long-standing support of public education.
Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant).
British Columbia resident, defined as having lived at an address in the province for at least 12 months prior to the scholarship application deadline.
Enrolled in an academic program at a public BC post-secondary institution leading to a credential that requires at least one year of full-time study and have been accepted into an eligible study or work abroad program.
Achieved an academic standing suitable to an overseas study/work program, as determined by your post-secondary institution.
Able to demonstrate links between the study/work abroad experience you are pursuing and your education goals.
Demonstrated some extracurricular involvement in your current educational institution and/or community.
Not planning a study/work activity in a country from which you have emigrated within the past ten years.
Able to begin your study term within twelve months of receiving notification of an award.
Plan to return to British Columbia after completing your studies abroad for further education and/or work.