Advanced Education and Skills Training

Graduate scholarship awards supporting student excellence in B.C.

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Advanced Education and Skills Training

Graduate scholarship awards supporting student excellence in B.C.

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Sean Leslie
Communications Director
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training
250 893-4403
Media Contacts
Sean Leslie
Communications Director
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training
250 893-4403

Backgrounders

Post-secondary scholarships, aid in B.C.
  • The 10 public post-secondary institutions receiving B.C. Graduate Scholarships are:
    • University of British Columbia: $1,650,000
    • Simon Fraser University: $630,000
    • University of Victoria: $630,000
    • University of Northern British Columbia: $255,000
    • British Columbia Institute of Technology: $45,000
    • Emily Carr University of Art and Design: $45,000
    • Royal Roads University: $135,000
    • Thompson Rivers University: $135,000
    • University of the Fraser Valley: $90,000
    • Vancouver Island University: $135,000
  • Approximately 4,000 B.C. graduate students received federal/provincial student financial assistance through StudentAid BC in 2019-20, totalling $45 million.
    • This included more than $14 million in interest-free B.C. student loans and more than $1 million in non-repayable B.C. provincial grants.
  • Almost 17,000 domestic students are enrolled in graduate degree programs at B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions (2018-19 head count). 

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