IKE BARBER TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship program is open to students transferring from public colleges, university colleges and institutes to complete their degrees at another public post-secondary institution in B.C.

AMOUNT:  $5,000 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship Program is open to students who:

  • Have completed their 1Ike year of full-time studies with a minimum of 30 transferable credits at a BC public post-secondary institution (regardless of whether the particular credits transfer into their specific program) and who must transfer in order to complete their degree

  OR

  • Have completed their 2nd year of full-time studies with a minimum of 54 transferable credits at a BC public post-secondary institution (regardless of whether the particular credits transfer into their specific program) and who intend to transfer in order to complete their degree

    AND

  • Have a B+ GPA on the best 30 credits, if transferring after 1Ike year, or on the best 54 credits, if transferring after 2nd year.

In addition, scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who:

  • Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents (landed immigrants), convention refugees or protected persons living in Canada; and
  • Are residents of British Columbia, defined as having one's primary residency at an address in the province for at least the past 12 consecutive months; and
  • Have clearly demonstrated significant volunteer community and/or school involvement, supported by two reference (standardized form)at the time of application; and
  • Are beginning full-time studies at a new school between May 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016. (Full-time is defined as 60% of a full course load.)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Students selected for a Transfer Scholarship will only receive the award after the Society confirms final grades with their sending institution and confirms their full-time enrollment at their new school in the program named in their original application.
  • Students who have not yet completed the required credits (30 or 54) before the application deadline but will complete the required credits before transferring are eligible to apply.
  • Transfer credit information is available online at www.bctransferguide.ca. Credits cannot be transferred from a completed 3 or 4 year degree.
  • Students with a break in studies of 10 months or more between leaving their old school and starting at their new school are not eligible for a Transfer Scholarship, except in extenuating circumstances (e.g. medical). 


IRVING K BARBER B.C. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 

AVAILABLE FROM: 
www.ikbbc.ca

DEADLINE & AWARD DATE: February 13, 2015

(Completed applications and all documentation must be received in the financial aid office at the institution you are transferring from (leaving) no later than February 13, 2015. Faxed application will not be accepted.

Applicants will be notified in early May 2015

 

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