BC Tech Co-op Grants Program

The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program is delivered through co-op departments at BC post-secondary institutions. It encourages student training and job readiness through work terms with small firms in tech or any companies hiring for tech roles.


Employers receive $2,700 towards a co-op student’s salary.

Who’s Eligible?

  • Companies must be established in BC and have 99 employees or less on payroll.
  • Eligible companies are tech firms, non-profit organizations in the technology sector, and non-tech companies hiring for tech roles.
  • If a company has hired a co-op student in the last 5 years, grants are limited to a first term co-op student.
  • View Program Guidelines

Key Dates

Summer 2017 (May – Aug), Fall 2017 (Sep – Dec) and Spring 2018 (Jan – Apr) term applications are currently open and accepting applications.

Read complete details and FAQ’s in the Program Guidelines 

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Still have questions?


Thomas Partridge, Programs Specialist
Email: programs@bcic.ca

The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program is part of BCIC Tech Works.

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