2020 ONLINE Summer Application form – New Applicants

FOR NEW APPLICANTS to Summer 2020 online courses

  • Summer Application Deadline: May 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM , to be eligible for scholarships.
  • Student applications received past the application deadline will be assessed on a first-come, first-served basis


One set of transcripts for all post-secondary academic activities (official or unofficial).

You will be notified by e-mail when your application is complete.

Auditing: If you are applying to AUDIT a course, you must submit a letter of permission to apply from the instructor, either by an attachment here, or by email to university@bamfieldmsc.com.

Attachments (submit all as PDFs)

(Optional) Additional Transcript File 1
(Optional) Additional Transcript File 2
Letter of accommodation (for students with learning disabilities)
Auditing: Instructor letter of permission to AUDIT a course.

Applicant information

*Required field

*First name
*Last name
*Date of birth (Format YYYY-MM-DD)

Permanent Address

Please use an address where you can receive BMSC communications for the foreseeable future

*Street Address
Street Address line 2
Street Address line 3
*Postal/Zip Code

Contact info

*Phone Number (Format: XXX-XXX-XXXX)
*Email *Must be able to receive attachments
Alternate Email

*Your email address is our primary method of contact, and will be used for all course-related communications.
We occasionally send news to our Alumni: do you wish to keep in touch with what's happening at BMSC?

*Member university you attend - Students from Non-member universities, please select "University of Victoria".
Select AUDIT if you plan to Audit a course.
Non-member university you attend
*Student ID number
*Academic standing as of April 29, 2020 (If you have completed your second undergraduate year, you are considered a third year undergraduate)
*Field of study, including major
*Please calculate and report your rGPA here (your GPA based on your most recent 20 courses). If you do not have 20 courses yet, report your cGPA based on all of the courses you have taken. Please report your rGPA OUT OF the highest level GPA for your institution (e.g. 2.7 out of 4.0 for UAlberta or 7.8 out of 9.0 for Uvic or 3.0 out of 4.33 for SFU etc.). Alternatively, if your grades are reported in percentage on your transcript, you may report your rGPA as a percent (preferable).
* Please convert that rGPA (calculated above) into a letter grade based on your institutions grade scheme (For example, at SFU and UA, a 3.05 out of 4.33 is equivalent to a B average; at UC a 2.67 out of 4.0 is equivalent to a C+ average; at UVic a 7.2 out of 9.0 (80-84%) is equivalent to an A- average). You can search your institutions website to find their grade scheme/grade calendar tables. Please report your letter grade average rGPA here.
*Have you been to BMSC before? Please select all that apply

No, I have not been to BMSC before
Yes, Elementary or High School field trip
Yes, University field trip
Yes, Other educational or group field trip
Yes, Previous BMSC summer or fall university course(s)
Yes, Research/Research assistant

If past trip selected above, please select year
Please name the school you came with, and/or courses attended at BMSC
*How did you learn about BMSC?

BMSC Website
Instructor at home university
Academic advisor at home university
BMSC Ambassador at home university
Poster at home university
Digital display at home university
Former/current BMSC student
Social Media (Facebook share or post by friend)

Other (please specify below)

You may be contacted by BMSC and asked to provide an academic reference to accompany your application.

Course Selection

Course descriptions and dates are available here: 2020 Online Summer courses

Please make a course selection below:


If you are currently taking the prerequisite course, enter 'TBD'.

If you do not have the prerequisite, enter 'NO'. If you have the Instructor's permission to apply without the pre-requisite, enter 'YES'.

If you have taken more than one course that satisfies the pre-requisite, report your highest grade.

Course Prerequisite
Research in Marine Ecology Intro Statistics Courses?
Intro Ecology Courses?
Environmental Law and Sustainability Upper-year Environmental Policy Course
or Upper-year Environmental Law Course?

After your application is submitted successfully:

Please call to to pay your application fee by credit card (250-728-3301 ext 221).

Early bird application fee (Before deadline): $50 CAD
Application fee (After deadline): $75 CAD

We will send you confirmation when your payment is processed and your application is complete. NOTE: if you apply by the deadline and call in to pay your application outside of business hours, your application will still be considered complete. Please leave a voicemail (follow instructions in voicemail message) and we will contact you the next business day with confirmation.