Study Exchange Awards

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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 $500 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 achievement
  • In good academic standing

Application:

  • Download application form and complete fully
  • Submit application to Financial Aid & Awards Kelowna Campus
  • DEADLINE: November 30, 2018

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Okanagan College Global Education Mobility Grant for Domestic Students - One or more awards from $1,000 to $10,000

1) Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or Protected Persons Living in Canada
2) Enrolled in an Okanagan College credentialed program with a course load of at least 9 credits/60% course load or 6 credits/40% course load for students with a permanent disability
3) Will be in good academic standing
4) Will have successfully completed at least one semester of study in any credential program
5) Will have applied to and been accepted for an international activity, study tour, or exchange and will have provided:
a)  A letter verifying acceptance into the international activity, study tour or exchange program
      b)  A copy of their budget estimate for the activity (which does not need to demonstrate a financial need but will be used to help determine award amount)
c)  a copy of their statement of interest
6)  Recipients will not be engaging in an international activity, study tour or exchange opportunity in a country from which they have immigrated within the past 10 years

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.

 

To find out more about the Study Abroad Exchange program at Okanagan College Click here.

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