BC Technology Scholarship Fund

For your information and for your students’ information, the BC Technology Scholarship Fund:

This industry-funded program provides non-repayable grants to students who have a proven passion for technology that are studying in a variety of traditional technical fields such as engineering or computer science and in non-traditional fields such as marketing, sales, and product development and project management.


2009 Grant Amounts
• 2 X $2,500 for University or College Students
• 6 X $500 for Grade 12 Graduates
Application Content
1. Name, address, citizenship and other contact information
2. Proof of enrolment and Transcripts
3. Resume and two reference letters
4. Description of academic achievements (250 words)
5. Overview of educational and professional goals (250 words)
6. Outline financial needs or obligations (250 words)
7. Essay explaining why the applicant is worthy of this scholarship (1000 words)

Critical criteria to be met by all applicants before an application will be considered or scored
• Full time student status at a publicly funded educational institution
• Canadian citizenship (Proof of citizenship will be required before grants are awarded)
• Official Transcripts proving minimum 3.0 GPA
• Enrolled in a technology-focused program with plans to pursue a tech related career

Grant Awards Presentation
• Grant recipients will be advised by May 8, 2009 with formal presentations to take place at the BCTIA Technology Impact Awards on June 17, 2009.

DEADLINE APRIL 3, 2009  [Only successful applicants will be contacted.]

For more information, contact the BCTIA at 604-683-6159.