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Scholarships & Awards

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Students from the Wilson School of Design are part of a close-knit community of driven, passionate and visionary thinkers and makers. They seek relevance, integrity and meaning from their design education and every year, a distinct group of them are recognized by their peers and industry mentors.

The annual Design Scholarships and Awards Celebration is an opportunity for donors, community leaders and industry partners to recognize the design leaders of tomorrow.

Students have access to apply or be selected by their faculty for many awards, scholarships and bursaries. The diversity of Design Awards & Scholarships available is a testament to the dedication and support of many donors and industry partners who believe in the future of design.

View the comprehensive list of Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards offered at KPU, including selection criteria and application details.

Please visit for more information about Student Awards & Financial Assistance.

2019/2020 Scholarships & Awards Recipients
Congratulations to all our students and thank you to all our donors!
Award Name Amount First Name Last Name
Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada, BC Chapter Award $500 Emily Kuch
Arc'teryx Pursuit of Perfection Endowed Award $1,000 Dani  Nicol
Autumn Keenlyside Award in Product Design  $1,000 Tarunpreet Dosanjh
Barbara Duggan Endowed International Studies Scholarship $1,000 Danielle Nelson
BI by Staples Scholarship $2,000 Alexa Ketilson
Charles Chan Kent Golden Wedding Award $1,000 Jennifer Lamont
Concrete Cashmere Designs Award $1,000 Patricia Mitchell
Daryl McConnell Endowed Memorial Award $1,135 Sarah Delaney
DIRTT Environmental Solutions Annual Award for Excellence in Sustainable & Responsible Design $1,000 Camila Strasdas
Don Adams IDI Endowed Memorial Award $685 Camila Strasdas
Dr. Carol Prantner and David Hollands Technical Fabric Award $2,500 Chloe Fequet
Emily Szeto Endowed Award $1,000 Carmen Bowering
Emma Norris Endowed Award for Design $1,000 Elle Good
Enda B Fashion Endowed Award $1,385 Chloe Knowles
Fabricana Imports Award $500 Elizabeth Ina
Fashion Design and Technology Program Endowed Award $625 Alycia Barker Gilmore
Fashion Design and Technology Program Endowed Award $625 Cathy Do
Fashion Design and Technology Program Endowed Award $625 Elizabeth Ina
Fashion Design and Technology Program Endowed Award $625 Chantelle Morales
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Jeremy Collins
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Danielle Jamieson
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Chadwick Morrice
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Natasha Quiring
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Stephanie Ross
Interior Design Endowed Entrance Scholarship $1,000 Rachel  Wittmann
Interior Designers Institute of BC Award $1,000 Jaeda Drexhage
John Fluevog 'Unique Soles' Award $2,000 Nancy Drummond Hay
Julie Hobart SOS Alumni Endowed Award                                $1,250 Nicole Guzzo
KPU Foundation Golf Tournament Bursary - Wilson School of Design $1,000 Jade Crabbe
KPU Foundation Golf Tournament Bursary - Wilson School of Design    $1,000 Veronika Gutierrez
Kwantlen Student Association Design Endowed Award $1,000 Carmen Cheung
Kwantlen Student Association Design Endowed Award $1,000 Mathew Luu
Kwantlen Student Association Design Endowed Award $1,000 Matthew Yuen
Light Resource Award $1,000 Morgan Ard
M.R. Evans Trading Co. Ltd. Award $750 Paul Charowsky
Maxwell Fabrics Bursary                                             $1,000 Tara Callaghan
MCM Interiors Ltd. Award 166.66 Morgan Ard
MCM Interiors Ltd. Award 166.66 Emily Kuch
MCM Interiors Ltd. Award 166.66 Margaret Taylor
Mitchell Freedland Design Award $1,000 Jaeda Drexhage
Paul Oei and Loretta Lai Endowed Award for Fashion Design $1,000 Fung Yu (Lexi) Chang
Quarterhorse Solutions Award for Design Innovation $1,000 Julianne Herbert
RCG Group - Robyn K. Goodwyn Endowed Award in Fashion Design $1,500 Sai (Shirley) Yung
Shaw Contract 'Understanding Carpet' Award $750 Morgan Ard
Simon Chang and Phyllis Levine Foundation Award   $1,000 Tina Brown
SSDG Interiors Award of Creative Design $1,000 Rachelle Oh
Stantec Architecture Endowed Award $740 Nicole Murgeanu
Steelcase Canada Award for Design Excellence $500 Alexa Ketilson
T√ČLIO Foundation Award of Excellence $1,000 Jillian Gray
The Bonnie Compagna Memorial Award $1,000 Sarah Eppler
The Ken Gregson Legacy Award $2,000 Nike Hatzidimou
The Monty Endowed Award $1,240 Jennifer Lamont
The Wildflower Scholarship $1,000 Chloe Fequet
Turnabout Award $1,000 Daniella Allen
Unison Construction Management Bursary $1,000 Tiffany Jones
Van Gogh Designs Furniture Award                     $1,500 Kaelyn Johnson

2017 Scholarships & Awards
2017 Scholarships & Awards Decor
2016 Design Scholarships & Awards
2016 Design Scholarships & Awards Winners
2015 Scholarships & Awards
2014 Design Scholarships & Awards