By: Georgia Neil Joy Rodgers, North Island College, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Germany
Are you currently studying or planning to study abroad in-person or virtually this fall? Why not enhance your learnings experience by sharing your study abroad experiences for a chance at a $500 scholarship? BC Study Abroad Scholarships is now accepting applications.
Any student enrolled at a BC Study Abroad Consortium institution, who is enrolled in or accepted into a short-term in-person or virtual exchange study abroad program is eligible to apply. The deadline for application is Friday, November 5, 2021.
By: Brianna Condilenios, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Netherlands
Openness: the quality of being receptive to new ideas, opinions, or arguments; open-mindedness. This calls for active listeners who do not wish to have their expectations confirmed, but who bring with them a certain curiosity and openness to the world.
By: Theresa Doan, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Singapore
It was Lunar New Year weekend and news was spreading about this infectious flu that was coming from the Wuhan province in China. Knowing that people were travelling in and out of China and all around Asia meant that if the virus were to spread, this would be the weekend it started. After that weekend, things had really blown up in Asia causing people all over the continent to stir and panic.
By: Trisha Bhamra, Camosun College, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Mexico