"External" describes scholarships, bursaries, and awards that are not administered by BCIT. Students interested in applying are responsible for inquiring and applying through the appropriate agency as indicated in the award description. In most cases, the awards are available to students from other institutions. Criteria and application procedures vary greatly and in some cases students must have a connection or affiliation to the donor organization.
The BCIT Student Financial Aid and Awards office publicizes external award information for general reference only. The information was current at the date of publication. Please note that government and other programs are subject to changes and modifications at any time.
Select a PDF document from the following list to see a detailed list of available awards.
- General Awards [PDF]
External scholarships, bursaries, and awards that are open to the general full-time student body.
- Aboriginal Students [PDF]
External scholarships, bursaries, and awards that are specifically for Aboriginal Peoples who are full-time students.
- The Norma Rose Point Student Success Grant for Aboriginal Students
Aboriginal Services Department is offering up to $36,000 (in varying award amounts) in student success grants. These grants are for Aboriginal students who are admitted to any full-time BCIT credential program to assist in achieving academic success. Grants are available to new and continuing students, with preference given to new applicants.
- Irving K. Barber Scholarships
Awards open to students who, after completing two years of study at a B.C. public college, university college or institute, must transfer their credits into full-time studies at another public post-secondary institution in B.C. to complete their degree.
- Irving K. Barber Scholarships - One World International Scholarship Program [PDF]
The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, offers international scholarships to support BC students participating in academic and work related study abroad programs outside of Canada and the USA.
- Students with Disabilities [PDF]
External scholarships, bursaries, and awards that are specifically for students with disabilities.
- University Transfer [PDF]
External scholarships, bursaries, and awards that are open to BCIT students planning on transferring to a university to continue full-time studies.
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