Many universities, colleges and schools offer an array of student scholarships and bursaries, including ones available to international students. Awards typically range in value from $250 - $1,000. As well, applied business technology students may be eligible for bursaries, which typically are based on financial need. Work-study programs involving part-time work for full-time international students on campus are another source of money for school.
Student Scholarships and Student Bursaries
Entrance scholarships for students entering applied business technology from high school and other post-secondary institutions are typically awarded to outstanding new students, including international students. Bursaries may also be available to students and are more typically based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need and/or achievement in other areas such as leadership and community service. These awards may be offered by high schools, colleges, professional organizations, local businesses and national chains, and charitable foundations.
-Start your search by talking to your high school career counsellor to learn what kinds of scholarships and bursaries may be available from your home country.
· Most universities, colleges, schools and program departments offer entrance awards either directly or through benefactors and foundations that support them. You can contact an admissions advisor at the university, college, school or program department itself or look on the institution's website to identify the awards that are offered. Some scholarships and bursaries are program-specific and are limited to applicants in particular majors, diplomas or certificates within an applied business technology field.
· Many local businesses and national chains will offer some kind of funding, either in the form of scholarships or bursaries, and international students may be eligible for some of these awards.
· Many professional organizations will provide scholarships as a way of promoting their profession and ensuring the development of future business professionals.
· And finally, there are a variety of charitable organizations that provide literally millions of dollars of awards to post-secondary students.
For more general information on international student scholarships and financial aid, check out the articles on international student scholarships under each school type.