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Okanagan College students going on exchange overseas have access to over $30,000 in awards

 

Okanagan College International Study Exchange Awards - Up to 10 awards of $1,500 each


Criteria:
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident​
  • Completed a minimum of 24 credits of full-time study (9 credits/60% course load OR 6 credits/40% course load for students with permanent disabilities) in any university studies, degree or diploma program at any campus of Okanagan College
  • Will enroll full-time in an International Study Exchange which commences in the 2017/2018 academic year (i.e., study exchange commences between May 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019)
  • Based on academic achievement and financial need.

Application:

  • Download application form and complete fully
  • Submit application to Financial Aid & Awards Kelowna Campus
  • DEADLINE: Ongoing (Applications will be accepted until all available funds are committed)​

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Derek Cook Memorial Award for Global Exchanges- One or more annual awards of $750 each

Criteria:

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Completed a minimum of 48 credits of full-time study (9 credits/60% course load OR 6 credits/40% course load for students with permanent disabilities) in the Business Administration Degree program at Okanagan College; preference will be given for a student participating in a global exchange with a partner institution of Okanagan College; or alternately the recipient will be in the Finance Degree specialty
  • Based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need with an emphasis on academic achievment
  • In good academic standing

Application:

  • Download application form and complete fully
  • Submit application to Financial Aid & Awards Kelowna Campus
  • DEADLINE: Ongoing (Applications will be accepted until all available funds are committed)

 

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Okanagan College Global Education Fund for Domestic Students- One or more awards of up to $10,000 each

Criteria:

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residents
  • Enrolled in an Okanagan College credentialed program with a minimum 60% of a full course load and will have applied for and been accepted for an international exchange at an Okanagan College international partner institution for one or more semesters of study abroad; and provided the following:
  1.  A letter verifying their acceptance into the study exchange program
  2. A copy of their budget statement (which does not need to demonstrate a financial need but used to help determine award amount)
  3. A copy of their statement of interest
  • In good academic standing

  Application: 

  • Download application form and complete fully
  • Submit application to Financial Aid & Awards Kelowna Campus
  • DEADLINE: Ongoing (Applications will be accepted until all available funds are committed)

 

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External Scholarships

One World Scholarships Up to $19,500 available to Okanagan College Students in awards of $1,000 to $3,500.

  • Apply to Okanagan College, Download Application (includes criteria to receive scholarships) and complete fully
  • Submit completed forms and supporting documentation to Financial Aid & Awards, Student Services, Kelowna Campus
  • DEADLINE:ONGOING (Applications will be accepted until all funds are committed)

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Premier's International Scholarships - $6,000 to $10,000 Award 

Apply direct to Irving K. Barber Scholarship Society.
Note: Successful recipients of Premier's International Scholarships are not eligible to also receive the One World Scholarship, we do however recommend that eligible students apply for both. DEADLINE: May 1st, 2018.

 

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