'22 Kwantlen Polytechnic University Undergraduate Major Entrance Scholarships (Canada Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of March, 2022.

Scholarship Summary: 
Canadian students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time in Fall 2021 are invited to apply for KPU Major entrance scholarships. International students who can provide transcripts and required documentation can also apply for consideration. Entrance Award applicants will be short-listed and ranked by the Scholarships & Awards Selection Committee, based on the criteria of each award.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements;
i. Be enrolling at KPU in a four year program 
ii. Have 80% average in English Studies 12 and 3 other academic Grade 12 courses, or the equivalent of a 3.67 transfer GPA on a minimum of 24 transferable university credits 
iii. Have demonstrated leadership, community involvement and volunteerism

Value of Scholarship: 
The KPU Major Entrance Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. President’s Scholarship
Fall Semester Intake: Four awards; CAD$5,000 per year for up to four years 
ii. Merit Scholarship
Fall Semester Intake: 12 awards; CAD$5,000 split over 2 terms in first year
iii. Indigenous Entrance Scholarship
Fall Semester Intake: Two awards; CAD$5,000 split over 2 terms in first year (must identify as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis or Inuit)

To maintain the awards, recipients are;
a) Required to register in a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits per semester 
b) Required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 for the duration of the award period.
Major Entrance Scholarship payments will be divided between the September and January semesters, and applied to any outstanding tuition and fees first, (subject to continuance requirements). Any remaining balance will be made available to the award recipient in the form of a cheque.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete an admission application to KPU.
ii. Complete the online application by logging into the KPU Online Self-Service (OSS) portal. Students require their KPU ID (student number) and password to log in. When logged in, please follow these steps:
    1. Click “Student Menu" tab
    2. Click “Student Awards and Financial Assistance”
    3. Click “Award Application”
    4. Ensuring that the Application Type you have selected is for Fall Term 2022 Major Entrance Scholarships & Awards, click “Apply” and begin completing the application.
    5. Important – Ensure you click “Yes” to the Terms & Conditions on the Personal Declaration page in order for your application to be successfully submitted.
    6. Email your supporting documentation package on or before the application deadline to awards@kpu.ca. The file should be labelled as your Last Name_First Name_ENT.

Required Supporting Documentation:
High school transcript showing final and/or interim grades for English Studies 12 and three other academic Grade 12 courses.
Students Out of High School for 2 Years or Less
Minimum one reference letter from a High School counsellor, teacher or principal supporting the application, AND minimum one reference letter to support community involvement, leadership or volunteer activities.
Students Out of High School for More Than 2 Years
Minimum two reference letters, from independent sources, to support recent community involvement, leadership or volunteer activities.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship Page