UBC students receive Premier International Scholarships

B.C.’s new International Education Strategy gives local students new opportunities to study abroad and welcomes those arriving from overseas. As part of the strategy, Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto announced $5 million for scholarships and research internships to assist students embarking on an international education experience.

The scholarship winners from UBC are Alexa Geddes, Karly Drabot, April Feenstra, Dhruv Payndev, Matt Redekopp and Alexandra Knott.

For more information, visit http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/2012/05/international-education-strategy-a-roadmap-for-bcs-future.html