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Jumonji University Scholarship

The Jumonji University Scholarship is endowed by the Jumonji Educational Institution of Tokyo, Japan and has been in place since 1990.

The scholarship is valued at ¥1,000,000 (yen) or approximately $11,000 (Cdn), and covers:

  • Air travel from Fort St. John, BC to Japan and return to Fort St. John
  • Accommodation with a Japanese host family
  • Japanese language classes
  • Japanese cultural classes as per the recipient’s interests (flower arranging, tea ceremony, calligraphy, etc)
  • Transportation costs within Tokyo
  • Japan Rail Pass
  • Living allowance

The period of study is from the second week of May to the beginning of August.

Eligibility:

  • Female 18-24 years of age; and
  • A Northern Lights College student; or
  • A person who has assisted, or whose family has assisted, a student from Jumonji University

Deadline for applications annually: February 26

Questions?

Contact the International Education Department or 250-785-6981

Tezukayama Gakuin University Scholarship

The Tezukayama Gakuin University Scholarship was established in 1991 to provide an opportunity for students to study the Japanese language and culture at Tezukayama Gakuin University located in Osaka, Japan. 

The scholarship covers:

  • Tuition at Tezukayama Gakuin University for one school year
  • A small apartment
  • A modest living allowance

Eligibility:

  • Female 18-25 years; and
  • A Northern Lights College student; or
  • A person who has assisted, or whose family has assisted, a student from Tezukayama University

Preference will be given to a candidate who is willing to study the Japanese language and culture, prior to departure.

Deadline for applications annually: February 26

NOTES:

  • The recipient may have the opportunity to work teaching English as a means of supplementing his/her income.
  • The period of study is approximately mid September to mid July

Questions?

Contact the International Education Department or 250-785-6981

One World International Scholarship

The One World International Scholarship, valued at between $1,000-$3,500 each, are awarded on a competitive basis to students from all regions of British Columbia who demonstrate a combination of strong academic achievement and community involvement along with clearly defined career and educational goals.

Applications are collected and adjudicated by each of the province’s post-secondary institutions.  A student may also request to be considered for a Premier’s International Scholarship, valued at $6,000-$10,000.

Download an application for the One World International Scholarship 

Pacific Horizons Award

Pacific Horizon Scholarships, two valued at $1,000 each, are available to NLC students enrolled in a cultural or language learning study program outside of Canada and the United States. The scholarships are administered by B.C.'s public post-secondary institutions on the basis of academic merit, educational and personal objectives, and readiness to go overseas.

The Pacific Horizons Scholarship program is open to eligible students enrolled in a program of at least one year in length, offering a credential at a BC public post-secondary institution. An eligible study abroad activity is experiential in nature and normally does not carry academic credit and/or is not a key part of the student's academic program. The activity is typically shorter (less than four months) and involves language acquisition and/or learning about another country and its culture.

Download an application for the Pacific Horizons Award 
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