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Tuition & Scholarships | Brewing & Brewery Operations

Domestic Students

Tuition fees are assigned on a per-credit basis and students require 62 credits to complete the program. Including student fees, books, equipment, etc., this translates to approximately $9,000 per year or $18,000 to complete the two-year program for domestic students. Students who receive transfer credit pay lower fees. For more detailed information on KPU student tuition and fees, visit Tuition & Fees or consult the current Academic Calendar.

International Students

For international students, tuition for the full program is approximately $17,500 CDN per year or $35,000 CDN to complete the two-year program. International students must apply through KPU's Office of International Students at

Student Loans

The Brewing and Brewery Operations Diploma Program is now eligible for student loans. For more information visit or contact KPU's Student Awards and Financial Assistant (SAFA) office at


Scholarships & Awards

There are a number of awards and scholarships available to KPU Brewing students, with more being added each year. Below is a list of current awards, however, for more details visit KPU's Scholarship, Bursary and Awards Guide. The Guide contains important information such as complete descriptions, awards criteria, eligibility, and application deadlines.

If you would like to donate to any of the awards listed below, click on the Give Now button below and scroll down to 'Find Your Fund' to select an award you'd like to contribute to. To create your own award or scholarship, contact the KPU Foundation or visit

We thank all of the generous donors who have contributed to create awards to support the success of KPU Brewing students. 

Brewing students can click on the company names below for details of each award (student number required). For more information about each organization, click on the indvidual logos.

KPU Brewing Awards:

Barley's Homebrewing, KPU Brewing Diploma, award, scholarship Barley's Homebrewing Supplies $1,000
Beer Canada Beer Canada $1,000
Diversity In Brewing, award, scholarship, KPU Brewing, BIPOC, LGBTQS+, brewing student Diversity In Brewing $2,500
Four Winds Brewing, KPU Brewing Diploma, award, scholarship, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Four Winds Brewing $1,000
Molson Coors BIPOC Award Molson Coors BIPOC Award (four awards available) $2,500
Six Pints Women In Brewing Award Six Pints Women in Brewing Award (two awards available) $2,500
BC Craft Brewers Guild, BC Hospitality Foundation, Nancy More Award, KPU Brewing Diploma, award, scholarship Nancy More Award from the BC Craft Brewers Guild and the BC Hospitality Foundation $1,000
Trading Post Brewing logo Trading Post Brewing John Mitchell Award $1,000
Victoria Beer Society, Victoria Beer Week, scholarship, award, KPU Brewing, brewing school, beer school Victoria Beer Week Society $2,000

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If your organization is interested in creating a scholarship award for a KPU Brewing student, please contact advancement officer Karen Hammond in KPU's Office of Advancement at Alternatively, you can contact DeAnn Bremner or Michelle Molnar at or call 604-599-2357.