BC Tech Co-op Grants Program announces expanded access

The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program has been expanded to make it even easier for BC companies to hire a co-op student. The program has been extended to larger companies and more industries, for longer terms.

What’s new?

The following program changes are effective as of February 1, 2016:

  • The BC Tech Co-op Grant is available to BC tech companies with 99 employees or less (formerly it was less than 50 employees)
  • Non-profit organizations in the technology sector are now eligible.
  • Non-tech companies that hire a co-op student in a tech role are now eligible.
  • All grants are now valued at $2,700.
  • Companies can now get grants for subsequent terms for co-op students hired longer than 4 months, which was not possible before.
  • There’s no longer a limitation of two grants per company per term; companies are limited to 4 grants per year

Read complete Program Guidelines and details.

Still not sure if you qualify for a grant? Take a look at the infographic below.

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