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International Learning Award

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Introducing the new Western International Learning Award

Available to full-time undergraduate students in second year, planning an international learning experience in their third year of study. If you have a cumulative 80% average with a full-time course load at the end of Year 2, you will automatically be eligible for a $1,000 award to help finance an international learning experience. 

What kind of experiences are eligible?

Students can participate in any of the following experiences during the following terms: summer prior to third year; fall and winter term of third year and summer following third year. Experiences should be at least one week in length. Funding cannot be used for activities in first, second or fourth year.

Conferences are not an eligible experience for this award.

To qualify for the award, the student's chosen international experience must meet at least one of the following criteria:

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Who qualifies for the award?

Students may only receive one International Learning Award during their Western career.

How to apply

Students should complete the online application form prior to participating in the international experience. 

There are two application deadlines annually: November 15, with decisions being released mid-January; and February 15, with decisions being released by end of March.

Successful applicants will receive notification to ther Western email address.

Complete the application form


Contact Information

Kristy Doyley 
Student Financial Services Officer
Office of the Registrar
Western Student Services Building
519.661.2111 ext. 80256