Douglas College is a public post-secondary institution in British Columbia, the westermost province of Canada. Douglas offers hundreds of short-term, high-quality non-credit courses, programs and workshops to more than 8,500 students through Continuing Education and The Training Group, in areas such as business, music, health, perinatal, career development, industry training and more. However, Douglas College offers nearly $100,000 in entrance scholarships to new international students each year who have proven to be successful in their previous academic studies. For students experiencing financial hardship, Apply for the Douglas College Scholarships And Awards. See page for more information.
Douglas College currently have two categories of entrance scholarships available for Fall, Winter, and Summer semesters:
1) Regional Entrance Awards: $500 or $1000
- This does not require a separate application. You will automatically be assessed when you apply to Douglas College, and will be notified of this award when we send an offer of admission.
- Available to students from: CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan), Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia.
- To be successfy, students must have applied to Douglas College by the official semester application deadline listed below.
- Successful recipients typically have an above average GPA (80% or higher) and strong English language proficiency test scores (i.e. IELTS 7.0 and above, or equivalent).
- The scholarship will be applied towards the recipient’s 2nd semester tuition fees at Douglas College.
(2) Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships: $2500 (13 available)
- Separate application is required for this award. Applicants must download and complete the entrance scholarship form (PDF) by the below deadline and send via mail along with all supporting documents to [email protected] To be considered, students must have already applied to Douglas College.
- Students are selected based on their previous academic performance and their engagement in their school, community and/or personal development.
- This scholarship is open to students from all nationalities.
- Notifications will be sent to successful recipients of their award prior to arrival at Douglas College. The scholarship will be applied towards the recipient’s 2nd semester tuition fees at Douglas College.
Entrance Deadlines For The Douglas College Scholarships And Awards
|Summer (May)||January 31|
|Fall (September)||May 31|
|Winter (January)||September 30|
Continuing Student Awards And Scholarships
However, in addition to entrance scholarships, Douglas College students may also qualify for continuing student awards based on their performance throughout the academic year.