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Scholarships and Awards

International Entrance Scholarship

Douglas College offers nearly $100,000 in entrance scholarships to new international students each year. The entrance scholarship supports students who have proven to be successful in their previous academic studies. Students are selected based on their previous academic performance and their engagement in their school, community and/or personal development.

Our entrance scholarships are offered in all 3 intake semesters - Fall, Winter and Summer. 

Semester   Scholarship Application Deadline
Summer (May) April 1
Fall (September) May 31
Winter (January) September 30 

To apply for a scholarship, download and complete our entrance scholarship form (PDF) by the above deadline and email with all supporting documents to dciadmissions@douglascollege.ca 

Other awards and scholarships

In addition to entrance scholarships, Douglas College students may also qualify for continuing student awards based on their performance throughout the academic year. 

Douglas College International Education Award of Distinction
Established in 1995 by Douglas International (then Douglas College Centre for International Education), the award of distinction rewards and recognizes international students returning to Douglas College who have demonstrated excellence over time. To qualify for funding, recipients must: Be an international student, have completed at least 24 credits at Douglas College, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credits within any program, and submit the Douglas College International Education Award of Distinction Application. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate extra-curricular involvement at Douglas College or in the community. Recipients with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will receive $500; recipients with a GPA of 3.5 or higher will receive $1,000.

Douglas College/Moriguchi City/New Westminster 30th Anniversary Scholarship (see general scholarships)

Momoyama Gakuin (St. Andrew's) University Scholarship (see Language, Literature and Performing Arts scholarships)

Royals International Award of Distinction (see athletics awards)

Shirafuji Academy Scholarship (see general scholarships)

Eligible landed immigrant students taking part in a Douglas College approved study abroad program or activity may apply for the Douglas College International Studies Award and Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarship Society scholarships. See our Study Abroad Guide for details.

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