BGInS students undertaking their IER are eligible to apply to the CU Exchange/International Experience Bursary for financial assistance towards their IER costs.

  • The Bursary is managed by the Awards and Financial Aid Office.
  • Bursaries are valued at $500-$2500.
  • The intent of the bursary is supplementary to the student’s primary source of funding.
  • All BGInS students are eligible, but amounts will vary according to need.
  • Special consideration will be given to students receiving funds from OSAP (or other provincial equivalent) or from a financial institution.

How to Apply

  • New instructions on how to apply for the IER Bursary and procedures will follow shortly.

Dates & Deadlines

  • March 1: Application deadline for a Summer term IER
  • July 1: Application deadline for a Fall term IER
  • November 1: Application deadline for a Winter term IER

Restrictions

Students satisfying the IER through GINS 3100, Global and International Group Project, are ineligible to receive CU Exchange/International Experience Bursary funding.

Students participating in a Government of Ontario sponsored exchange program are ineligible to receive CU Exchange/International Experience Bursary funding during their study period abroad. These programs are as follows:

  • Ontario/Baden-Wurttenberg (OBW) Exchange Program
  • Ontario/Rhone-Alpes (ORA) Exchange Program
  • Ontario/Maharashtra-Goa (OMG) Exchange Program
  • Ontario/Jiangsu (OJS) Exchange Program