Human Rights Award

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

This award is presented to a person or organization 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.

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. 

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. 

Educational Enhancement Award

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

The MOSAIC Awards Committee gives four deserving recipients $5,000 each to pursue academic, professional, or vocational studies. 

Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award

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

This $5,000 scholarship is for a female refugee with future leadership goals. It supports their education and training through academic or vocational post-secondary education. 

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

Dr. Kes Chetty Education Award

This annual award is presented to a MOSAIC client, immigrant, or refugee who wants to pursue academic or vocational studies.  

MOSAIC is proud to give this $1000 award to deserving clients, immigrants, and refugees. MOSAIC staff nominate applicants based on financial need and their commitment to enriching the community. 

Secondary School Bursary Award

This annual award is given to a graduating immigrant or refugee student who shows tenacity in their life and is pursuing post-secondary education. 

This award of $1,000 per school is given to a graduating student who shows tenacity in their life and is pursuing post-secondary education. This award is only for participating schools in communities served by MOSAIC. 

Related Resources

Quick Highlights – 2022 MOSAIC Awards ceremony

In Full – – 2022 MOSAIC Awards ceremony