CBC News Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program Opportunities:

  • Experience three months in the CBC Vancouver newsroom
  • Work with some of the finest journalists in the country
  • Explore the latest integration in television, radio and digital

The CBC News Scholarship Program is open to B.C. journalism students who have recently graduated or are enrolled in the final year of their program. The program aims to strengthen B.C. based talent and to open doors for a diversity of voices.

The opportunities are many and varied. The program lets you explore everything from television and radio producing and reporting to writing news for the web.

You will have the opportunity to work with Canada’s top journalists which will give you an edge in getting your career off to a solid start.

How to Apply

Send us a letter introducing yourself, a current resume, a transcript of marks, a written or verbal recommendation from a professor, a journalism portfolio from any media and a 500-word essay on the following topic: Which Canadian journalist would you describe as a role model and why?


Send us your application by Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024.
The successful candidates will work with the CBC Vancouver newsroom for three months this summer.

About CBC

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Indigenous languages.

Where to Send Submissions

By email: vancouver.scholarship@cbc.ca

By mail: 
CBC News Scholarship Program
Attention: Michelle Siu
P.O. Box 4600
Vancouver, B.C.
V6B 4A2