Helping Students Succeed

The Irving K Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society (IKB) provides a variety of scholarships and awards to help post-secondary students achieve their educational goals. 

Applications for the following programs can be accessed through this secure website: Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships, BC Indigenous Student Awards (Apprentice, Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate & Graduate Degree), Transition Awards, Women in Technology/Indigenous Women in Technology Scholarships, Premier's International Scholarships (Currently Suspended). For a complete list of the Society's scholarship and award programs, please visit

Application Deadlines

Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships - April 25, 2022. 

BC Indigenous Student Awards (all categories)  - May 16, 2022.

Transition Awards - June 14, 2022

Women in Technology & Indigenous Women in Technology Scholarships - June 30, 2022. 

Premier's International Scholarship (Currently Suspended). 

Using the Online Form

If you are a new user, please create an account by clicking the "i" in the top right corner of this page. Once you log in with this account, you will be taken into the online application form. 

Please note: All components of applications are completed online through this portal. That includes references and uploading supporting documents. Your complete application - once all supporting documents and references have been completed - must be submitted prior to the deadline. You will be unable to complete the final submission until your references have completed their online forms. Your work is saved as you go and you can return to edit your application until you press "submit" button. 

Contact us if you have any questions.  If you have any technical problems with the application form, please contact SMApply by clicking the "i" in the top right corner of this page.

If you have any questions about your eligibility or the application itself, please contact the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society at, by text 778-200-2502 or phone 1-844-478-4645 (toll free). If you are unable to complete an application online, please contact the Society to make alternate arrangements.


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