Brendon Dawson, Yuyuan Gardens in central Shanghai
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Mitacs is now accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST.

Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to graduate students. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates. Funding varies by destination.

For students in Canada to do research in Brazil:

  • Globalink Research Award – Brazil
    • Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students
    • 12- to 24-week projects at unive...
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Are you interested in Chinese culture and/or the travel & tourism industry? If you are, there is an opportunity for you to spend three weeks in the home of a Chinese family in an historical village! 

The Jinhua Municipal Government of Zhejiang Province, China, plans to preserve the original cultural atmosphere of Jinhua historical villages, while developing them for travel and ecotourism. To do so, they are looking for BC students, teachers and/or recent graduates to help promote homestay tourism in Jinhua's historical villages.

During the stay, you will have the opportunity to learn about Chinese traditional culture, witness the beauty of the historial architecture, and experience life with a Chinese family!

June 24 - July 14, 2017 - Suoyuan Vill...

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By: Iris Kha, Capilano University. Winner of the 2016 Remes Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

My decision to study abroad was very last minute. It all began when I woke up one morning and decided something needed to change – myself. I was tired of the daily routines that provided little to no stimulation. My life felt dull and uninteresting. So I thought to myself – I need a challenge, a quest, a journey, and an adventure that will help me grow and become a strong, independent individual – no more friends to rely on, no more dotting family members – just me.

There was a lot on my mind the few days, weeks, and month before my departure: a lot of metal preparation that needed to be done on my part. This was my first time travelling abroad on my own and my firs...

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The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver has just announced two scholarship opportunities for students in British Columbia! 

For those of you looking for opportunities to go abroad and/or interested in learning about the Taiwanese culture and society, be sure to look for the following scholarships on Financial Aid for more information.

  1. 2017 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship
  2. 2017 Taiwan Scholarship 

Good luck!

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