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General Awards

IMPORTANT: The KPU General Awards online application opens, Monday, January 25, 2021. 
For students who are enrolled in Spring classes at KPU and planning to attend in the Fall 2021 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).


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 emailed in one file by the posted deadline to

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 and School of Business awards. Students only need to submit one online application in order to be considered for various awards.

Students selected for a scholarship, bursary or award will be notified by email to their KPU student account.

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 by email or phone 604-599-2700.


NEW for 2021! Supporting documentation must be emailed to and clearly labelled as Your Last Name_First Name_GEN. 

Students are strongly encouraged to submit documentation in support of the 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 it is intended for.

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

*REMINDER* Review the Scholarship, Bursary and Awards Guide which contains important requirements.


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 2021 – General Awards/Fall 2021, 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.