MOSAIC Educational Enhancement Award

This annual award is given to deserving recipients to support their educational and post-secondary goals.

The MOSAIC Awards Committee will give six recipients $5,000 each in 2023, to pursue academic, professional or vocational studies.

Kinbrace Educational Award

The Kinbrace Educational Award supports the post-secondary educational aspirations of one foreign-born young person who made a refugee claim in Canada (or whose parents made a refugee claim) and is now a protected person, permanent resident, or Canadian citizen.

This award may be renewed yearly for the applicant, for a total award of $20,000 over four consecutive years. The recipient will engage in a renewal process each year.

Kinbrace Educational Award 2023

Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award

This award is presented to support the education and training of a female refugee with future leadership aspirations.

This $5,000 scholarship supports their education and training through academic or vocational post-secondary education.

This scholarship is in recognition of the outstanding leadership of Eyob Naizghi, Executive Director of MOSAIC from 2001-2018.

Amina Osman

Ann & Jo-Ann Sobkow Award

MOSAIC is proud to award this $3,000 scholarship to a refugee aged 25 years and over to help pay for their education in a helping profession.

The Ann & Jo-Ann Sobkow Award helps refugees in Canada pay for education to pursue a helping career. These careers may include education, health care, social work, counselling, or community development.

Dr. Kes Chetty Education Award

MOSAIC is proud to give this $1,000 award annually to up to three deserving clients, volunteers, immigrants, and refugees who want to pursue academic or vocational studies.

MOSAIC staff nominate applicants based on financial need and commitment to enriching the community.

Human Rights Award

MOSAIC is proud to present annually a Human Rights Award as an ongoing manifestation of our commitment to the values of cultural diversity.

This award is presented to a person that has made a significant contribution in the field of human rights and ethnic relations, and in the field of humanitarianism, and has not been already recognized.

Employer Recognition Award

This award is presented to a BC employer for creating a workplace that supports the principles of multiculturalism and employment equity.

This award provides recognition for BC employers that are creating more diverse workplaces. The recipient is selected from employers who participated in MOSAIC employment programs during the past year.


Global BC is proud to be a community sponsor.

Related Resources

Quick Highlights – 2022 MOSAIC Awards ceremony

In Full – – 2022 MOSAIC Awards ceremony