Douglas College Scholarships for International Students in Canada – 2023

About Douglas College and the Scholarship:

Douglas College, the largest public college in British Columbia, Canada that grants degrees, is pleased to announce the opening of applications for Douglas College Scholarships. This institution boasts a diverse student body, with 4,210 international students, 8,500 continuing education students, and nearly 17,000 credit students. Founded in 1970, the college is named after Sir James Douglas, a former governor of British Columbia. Douglas College offers bachelor’s degrees, traditional university courses in the humanities and sciences, business programs, and vocational training in creative arts. In January 2020, Douglas College unveiled its coat of arms, designed by Coast Salish artist Carrie Lynn Victor, making it the first time an Indigenous artist has wholly created a Canadian institution’s emblem. The insignia features a crowned heart, reminiscent of the Douglas family’s coat of arms, and reflects the college’s motto, “Do what you love.” The college’s athletic teams, known as the Royals, are represented by Roary the Lion, the school mascot. The Royals participate in various sports, including baseball, softball, basketball, curling, golf, soccer, and volleyball.

The Douglas College Scholarship, established in 2017, aims to recruit international undergraduate athletes to Douglas College, assist them with their financial requirements, and bridge the gap in tuition fees between international and domestic students. Successful candidates will be selected based on their academic performance during the academic year. A maximum of 5 qualified recipients will be chosen each academic year, with equal distribution of awards between the Fall and Winter semesters.

Details about Douglas College Scholarships:

  • Scholarship Sponsor: Douglas College
  • Scholarship Value: Up to CAD 7,000 toward tuition fees
  • Study Level: Undergraduate
  • Host Institution(s): Douglas College Scholarships
  • Courses Offered: Various specializations including 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, and Nursing. A complete list of specializations is available here.

Douglas College Scholarships – Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for Douglas College Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Open to candidates from all countries worldwide.
  • Applicants must possess a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 60% or equivalent.
  • Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 83 or a minimum overall band score of 6.5 for the IELTS Academic module.

For further details on admission criteria, please visit the Douglas College International website.

Application Procedure:

To apply for a Douglas College Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Download the scholarship application form here after receiving a college admissions offer, complete it, and submit it.
  2. Mail the required documents to the following address:

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

    • Completed and signed application form.
    • Passport scan and, if applicable, study permit.
    • Transcripts.
    • Graduation evidence in another language with verified original copies.
    • Language proficiency proof.
    • Receipt for the $100 non-refundable application fee, payable via the Douglas College Flywire Payment Portal at Before paying the application fee, please email Douglas International at [email protected] to check program availability.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023

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