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We are pleased to announce 5 winners of the spring 2019 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship

All of our winners will be receiving $1000, and each will be sharing their stories from abroad! Be sure to check out our student blog regularly to read about their adventures!

Congratulations to: 

  1. Bob Emmanuel Mulamba, Simon Fraser University
  2. Jaimie Cryder, University of Victoria
  3. Pooja Bhatti, British Columbia Insti...
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Razma Hazarat, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Accra, Ghana

Razma is a Linguistics student at Simon Fraser University and is currently studying abroad on exchange in Ghana. She is extremely thrilled to accept this scholarship from BCSA. As her parents are Afghan refugees, Razma has always worked hard to fund her own education through work and applying for various scholarships. She decided to apply for the exchange program to challenge herself by learning in a new environment, immersing herself in a unique culture, and building long lasting relationships from students across the world. She loves volunteering with autistic individuals and hopes to contribute...

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Porsche Campbell, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: India

Porsche is a twenty-six year old from Vancouver, British Columbia. She is currently studying at Kwantlen Polytechnic University where she is completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

Upon graduation, Porsche plans to work as a specialized labour and delivery nurse (Perinatal Nurse). She has decided to travel to Kerala, India in order to further her knowledge; gain essential understanding, whilst capturing an entirely new perspective on pregnancy and birth in an underdeveloped country.

Prior to embarking on this journey and perusing her BSn, Porsche had the opportunity t...

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Pooja Bhatti, British Columbia Institute of Technology, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Italy and Austria

Pooja is a first-year student at the British Columbia Institute of Technology studying Human Resource Management. She recently completed her bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia and hopes to work in Human Resources as part of an organization dedicated to scientific advancement upon graduation. When she’s not busy completing group projects or studying for the next midterm, you can find Pooja writing raps about neuroscience (really, there’s videos on YouTube), painting her nails, dancing, or volunteering for Science Slam Canada....

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