Helping Students Succeed

The Irving K Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society 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:

  • Women in Technology/Indigenous Women in Technology Scholarship
  • Premier's International Scholarship
  • BC Indigenous Student Award (Apprentice, Certificate, Diploma or Undergraduate Degree)
  • BC Indigenous Masters/Doctoral Award
  • BC Indigenous Teacher Education Award
  • Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship
    For a complete list of the Society's scholarship and award programs, please visit


Women in Technology and Indigenous Women in Technology Scholarship applications will open for applications in Spring 2021

Applications for the BC Indigenous Student Awards (all categories) are being accepted until April 30, 2021.

Premier's International Scholarship applications are currently on hold because of Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship applications will open in Spring 2021.

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 info@ikbbc.caby 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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