ICA Diversity Scholarship

Value: $2,500
Special Audience: 
Indigenous or Metis, International

ICA will award three scholarships: $1,000 for high school graduate student, $2,500 for undergraduate and graduate students respectively. For students attending colleges and universities in the Capital Region, the eligibility is as follows:
• High school graduate: accepted into a diploma or degree program at colleges and universities
• Undergraduate: currently registered in a degree program
• Graduate: currently registered or accepted into a post-graduate program

Applicants must submit the following documents:
1. Application letter (not exceeding 1,000 words) describing:
− how the applicant’s academic program of study will prepare the applicant for a career dedicated to promoting cultural awareness, understanding, and advocating for the human rights of people of all cultures
− the applicant’s familiarity with ICA and its mission
2. Resume
3. Final confirmation of acceptance or registration in a college or university degree program (If a preliminary confirmation is submitted first to meet the deadline, the final document will be requested before receiving the award.)
4. Record of most recent academic achievement (such as transcripts)
5. Record of volunteer or professional involvement in multicultural affairs or diversity education, training, or community activities (when available)
6. Two letters of reference

Submit applications to the attention of the President of the Board of Directors of the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria, 930 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC, V8T 1A8 by email to ashin@icavictoria.org

Applications will be reviewed by the ICA Board of Directors. Successful applicants will be notified of their award by the end of August. Successful applicants agree to be featured in Tapestry, the ICA online newsletter, and to be present at ICA’s Annual General Meeting in September to receive their award.

For questions, please contact Aekyung Shin, Executive Assistant, at 250-388-4728 ext. 156 or email ashin@icavictoria.org


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