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Douglas College Scholarships for International Students in Canada for 2023

Application is now open for Douglas College Scholarships. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About Douglas College and the Scholarship

The largest public college in British Columbia, Canada that awards degrees is Douglas College. There are 4,210 overseas students, 8,500 continuing education students, and nearly 17,000 credit students enrolled here. The institution, which was established in 1970, bears Sir James Douglas’s name, a former governor of British Columbia. Kwantlen College separated from Douglas College in 1981. Douglas College provides bachelor’s degrees, as well as regular university courses in the humanities and sciences, business courses, and creative arts job training. On January 21, 2020, Douglas College’s coat of arms was made public. Carrie Lynn Victor, a Coast Salish artist, created the logo for the college’s 50th anniversary. 

First, in the history of Canada, the insignia was entirely created by an Indigenous artist. The crowned heart in the center of the logo is a design element seen on the coats of arms of the Douglas family, including Sir James Douglas, the College’s namesake, and also alludes to the school’s motto, “Do what you love.” Douglas College’s varsity athletic teams are referred to as the Royals and Roary the Lion serves as the school mascot. Along with men’s baseball and women’s softball, the Royals also play in men’s and women’s basketball, curling, golf, soccer, and volleyball.

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This scholarship was established in 2017 to aid in the recruiting of foreign undergraduate athletes to Douglas College, assist them with their financial needs, and pay the difference in tuition prices between international and domestic students. The student’s overall academic year performance will determine if they receive this honor. Each academic year, a maximum of 5 qualified grantees will be chosen. Both the Fall and Winter semesters will get an equal share of the awards.

Details about Douglas College Scholarships:

Scholarship Sponsor: Douglas College

Scholarship Value: Up to CAD 7000 of the tuition fees

Study level: Undergraduate

Host Institution(s): Douglas College Scholarships

Courses Offered:

  • Nursing – Psychiatry
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Science & Technology
  • Sport Science
  • Child, Family & Community Studies
  • Social work
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Commerce & Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing

You can click on this link to get a list of all specializations.

Douglas College Scholarships – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for Douglas College Scholarships must meet all of the criteria listed below:

  • English is a required language.
  • All nations in the world are eligible.
  • Applicants must present a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 60% equivalent or higher to be considered for admission.
  • The minimum TOEFL iBT score required is 83, while the minimum overall band test score for the IELTS Academic module is 6.5.

Contact Douglas College International for further details on the entrance criteria.

Application Procedure

To apply for a Douglas College Scholarship, please follow these instructions:

(1) After receiving a college admissions offer, download the scholarship application form, fill it out, and submit it.

(2) Mail the necessary paperwork to the following address:

Postal Address: Room 2800, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, V3M 5Z5

  • The application, as filled out and signed by the applicant.
  • Scan your passport and, if necessary, your study permit.
  • Transcripts.
  • Evidence of graduation in another language with verified original copies.
  • Linguistic evidence.
  • A receipt for the $100 non-refundable application fee. Pay via the Douglas College Flywire Payment Portal at douglascollege.flywire.com.

Please email Douglas International at dciadmissions@douglascollege.ca to check the program’s availability before paying the application fee.

The Application Deadline is: September 30, 2023

Not interested in this particular scholarship? See other Canada scholarships here.

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