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General Awards

IMPORTANT: For students currently enrolled in classes at KPU and planning to attend in the Fall 2018 term. Unless otherwise stated, all awards will be paid directly towards tuition by early October after the add/drop date and upon KPU Student Awards and Financial Assistance completing a confirmation of fall enrolment (with the exception of spring awards which are awarded as such).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2018

Before completing the online application, please click here to read Important Information and Instructions. A minimum of one reference letter from a KPU instructor, or for volunteer/community activities, is strongly encouraged. Ensure all supporting documentation is received by the posted deadline and provided IN TRIPLICATE (make 3 copies of everything).

The information provided on the online form will be used to determine recipients for various scholarships, bursaries and awards offered by KPU throughout the year, which includes General In-Course and School of Business awards. Students only need to submit one online application in order to be considered for all applicable awards.

Students selected for a scholarship, bursary or award will be notified by letter.  Please ensure your mailing address is kept up-to-date.

Please note: International students are not eligible for bursaries or awards whose criteria include financial need.

If you require help at any time during the application process, please contact Student Awards and Financial Assistance on any KPU campus, email awards@kpu.ca or phone 604-599-2700.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

NEW Applicants must provide 3 copies of each supporting document submitted for each award group being applied for, unless otherwise stated. Exceptions will be made for any reference letters provided to the student in a sealed envelope or sent by faculty directly to the Scholarships and Awards Coordinator.

Students are strongly encouraged to submit additional documentation in support of each online application. Documentation may include faculty references, volunteerism/community involvement references or other material the applicant feels is relevant to their application. In addition, the Awards Guide highlights specific requirement awards (ie., essays, proof of membership, etc.) The documentation MUST be clearly marked which Award Program it is intended for  i.e. “for General Awards”.

Supporting documentation (3 copies of each) must either be hand delivered or mailed to Student Awards and Financial Assistance on any KPU campus, on or before the posted deadline. Faxed or emailed copies will not be accepted with the exception of faculty reference letters which may be emailed directly to Teresa McLeod, Scholarships and Awards Coordinator at teresa.mcleod@kpu.ca

Documentation must be recent (preference within the last 2 years) and incomplete applications will not be considered.

APPLY

The Online Application is located by clicking on the "Apply Here" link below and logging into the KPU Online Self-service portal. Students require their KPU ID (student number) and password to log in. When logged in, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on “Student Menu”
  2. Click on  “Student Awards and Financial Assistance”
  3. Click on “Award Application”
  4. Ensuring that the Application Type you have selected is Spring Term 2018 – General Awards/Fall 2018, 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 submitted successfully.

KPU’s online awards guide contains important information such as complete descriptions of the awards that are available, terms of reference, award eligibility and student responsibilities. Click here to view the Awards Guide.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY