BC Innovation Council - 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.

Special Requirements 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Companies must be established in B.C. and have 99 employees or less on payroll.
  • Eligible companies are:
    • tech firms
    • non-profit organizations in the technology sector
    • 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.

Last updated: November 1, 2017