The awards promote the development of intercultural knowledge and understanding in support of BC’s new education curriculum and contribute to the goals of the British Columbia International Education Strategy, increasing the two-way flow of students, teachers and ideas between BC and the world.
In order to be eligible for nomination by a school district or independent school, the international student must meet all of the following criteria:
- Be accepted for first-time entry into a BC public or independent school at the Grade 9, 10, or 11 level for the 2017/2018 school year
- Be of school age (no older than 19 by June 30, 2017)
- Be nominated by a BC school district or independent school
- Hold a valid passport from the People’s Republic of China, Japan or the Republic of Korea
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Deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017.