KPU's Accommodation Relief Grant

As part of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's commitment to supporting international students' arrival in Canada, you may be eligible to receive a one-time Accommodation Relief Grant of up to $500. The grant aims to offset the expenses for finding accommodation upon arrival in British Columbia for the start of your first term at KPU and may not cover the total cost of your stay.  


Eligibility requirements: 

The KPU Accommodation Relief Grant is only intended for KPU international students who meet all of the requirements listed below: 


  • Enrolled in full-time studies in any program at KPU.  

  • New International students who arrived in Canada from March 1st, 2024 for the start of the Summer 2024 term 

  • A completed application for the KPU Accommodation Relief Grant with the required supporting documents: 

    • Application form 

    • A copy of flight tickets 

    • A copy of study permit   

    • Proof of payment: 

      • Hotel Receipt 

      • Airbnb Receipt 

      • Homestay Receipt Student Residence Housing Receipt 

      • Private Residence (please provide first month rent receipt from landlord) – Check the attachment below for a sample rent receipt.  

        Disclaimer please do not send your tenancy agreement, screenshot of your bank statement or e-transfer. 


Funding Option: Cheque 







Submitting an application does not qualify for immediate approval. Please note that funding is limited. The KPU Accommodation Relief Grant will continue until the funds are no longer available. All applications received will be processed in order of arrival during the Summer 2024. 


Our staff will review the application and assess eligibility. Upon review, you will be contacted by our staff to inform you if the request has been approved, disapproved, or not processed due to depleted funds. Please note that only completed applications will be processed. We ask for your patience in responding to your application as we will be receiving an extraordinarily high volume of inquiries. You can support us by refraining from sending continuous inquiries. 

Please contact if you have any questions.