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Simon Fraser University is offering BC post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students the chance to travel abroad virtually this summer through two field school experiences!

Virtual NATO Field School and Simulation Program:

The Virtual NATO Field School and Simulation Program (VNFS) will offer a unique online experience that includes seminars, simulation training, policy briefing training, and individual and panel video conferencing. It will bring students, policy-makers, security practitioners, and North American and European academic experts together to learn about current international issues, multilateral...

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This scholarship is to:

  1. Encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to study Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan);
  2. Provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.

Scholarships:

MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) may last 3, 6, 9, or 12 months respectively. The duration of the scholarship is from September 1st to August 31st of the following year. If recipients fail to come to Taiwan for enrollment during the above time, they will forfei...

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver (TECO) has launched the 2021 Taiwan Scholarship Program. 

This program was established by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. In addition to providing study opportunities for a wide range of disciplines at Taiwan’s universities and colleges, this program also aims to:

  1. Promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between people in Taiwan and in countries around the world.
  2. Provide opportunities to increase academic and educational links with international institutions of higher learning.
  3. Develop outstanding professionals and experts to meet the needs of the global society.

Scholarship Amount

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Interested in travelling to Belgium and the Netherlands in 2021? BCIT’s Business Summer Field School is offering post-secondary students at BC institutions the opportunity to travel to the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Ghent, Bruges, and Antwerp for a short-term study abroad program from July 25–August 7, 2021.

Company visits: ING, Heineken, Port of Rotterdam, Gouda Cheese Factory, Neuhaus Chocolatier, Antwerp Diamond Centre, Brewery De Halve Maan, and Plopsa.

Cultural visits: Gravensteen Medieval Castle, Historic Centre of Bruges, and Gouda Canals.

What’s included?

  • Two 3.0 transferable credit courses
  • Field trips to course-related sites and companies
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Cultura...
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The International Education Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program is a comprehensive competency-based program that offers participants the opportunity to develop & improve on the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to champion access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of international education and cultural exchange. This 14-week virtual program is cohort-based and led by an expert facilitator and includes videos, articles, journal entries, scenarios, online discussions, and other activities designed to promote self-discovery, experiential or applied learning.

The next cohort will take place November 30, 2020 - March 22, 2021. Registration clo...

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Are you an undergraduate or a post-graduate student looking to study in Japan? The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently offering two (2) scholarship opportunities to Canadian students who wish to:

  • study at a Japanese university; or,
  • study at Japanese universities as research or post-graduate students. 

Are you one of these students? If so, click on the links below to find out more:

Undergraduate Scholarship
Application deadline: July 10, 2020

Research Student Scholarship
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The BC Studies in China Alumni Network (BCSCAN) was established in 2016 as an initiative between the Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver and BC Council for International Education to help BC students understand the unique opportunities and the many benefits of pursuing post-secondary studies in China. Based on its success and growth of its members, in 2018 BCSCAN became the Studies in China Alumni Society of British Columbia (SCAS-BC) and officially incorporated under the BC Society Act.

SCAS-BC is designed to:

  • Provide a platform for BC-based students and alumni with study or Co-op experience in China
  • Build upon and further develop knowledge and skills related to China
  • Connect with government and non-government organizations and colleagues with interests in...
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Meaghan Laycock, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Lausanne, Switzerland

Meaghan Laycock is a third-year student at Simon Fraser University (SFU), majoring in French and doing an extended minor in Political Science. Her goal is to become a French immersion teacher as her passion is working with young children and helping to shape future generations. When studying at SFU, Meaghan works as a lifeguard, swimming instructor, and first aid instructor. Starting in September 2019, Meaghan spent 7 months studying in Switzerland at the University of Lausanne (UNIL). She took courses in French linguistics, as well as other topics related to language education and the sociology of language....

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Gabriela Rivera, University of Victoria, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: France

Gabriela is a fourth-year Political Science student at the University of Victoria, and she is currently living abroad in France while she pursues a certificate in International Affairs and Strategy at Sciences Po.

Once she completed her French Language and Culture requirements back home, she felt the need to experience France, its language, and culture in person. Therefore, she took the initiative to apply to the University of Sciences Po, one of the most prestigious political science universities in Europe. A semester abroad at Sciences Po was the perfect opportunity to improve her french while studying at a univers...

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Georgia Rodgers​, North Island College​, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Heidelberg, Germany

The born and raised Vancouver Islander, Georgia Rodgers, is in her third year of a business administration degree at North Island College in the Comox Valley. Georgia has had a dream of opening a business as an event planner for the past several years. She has been abroad twice; her first abroad experience was being an intern for Disney World, and the second was spent studying in Heidelberg, Germany. She has a huge passion for travel and is hoping to spend the summer backpacking around Europe on her own. Her goal is to visit all 7 continents.

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