KPU Student Leadership Awards

Frequency: Annual Awards 
Opens: January 16 TBC; Closes: February 28
Decision/Release of Awards: April TBC                                      

Awarded to a student who has demostrated an outstanding contribution to KPU or an external community, while also maintaining a good academic standard. The student will have served in a volunteer or leadership capacity during the academic year for which the award is being granted (including the previous summer), and who has either contributed to the KPU community, or with a program or agency benefiting local, national or international charity work. Contributions may be via on-going positions or a combination of short-term positions. Recognition may also be given to students who have participated in recent (no earlier than Summer 2022) COVID-19 initiatives. Students are required to submit a statement which supports this aspect of the award.

Award Criteria

  1. Students must be enrolled in the Spring semester in which the award is granted and have been enrolled in KPU classes during the period of participation.
  2. Good academic standing and a minimum CGPA of 2.0
  3. Demostrated volunteer or leadership in either the external community (e.g., local program agency and/or a local, national or international charity), within KPU, or participation in COVID-19 initiatives.
  4. Awards of $1,000 each are available.
Students are strongly encouraged to submit documentation in support of their application. Supporting documentation must be verifiable and should match all the listed volunteer or leadership activities. Please save as a combined PDF format with file name (your) Last name_First name_LEAD and submit via email to on or before the deadline. 


  1. To start, go to your Online Self-Service (OSS) log-in page, or, click on APPLY HERE:
  2. Click on “Student Menu”
    Student Menu
  3. Click on “Student Awards and Financial Assistance” 
    Student Awards and Financial Assistance
  4. Click on “Web Application”
    award application
  5. On the Web Application page, look for the APPLICATION TYPE: Spring Term 202X>Student Leadership Awards. Click on “Apply” and start your application.
    Web Application
  6. Fill out the form (online) making sure to complete all mandatory questions. If you get an *ERROR* review your form to check what mandatory question/s you may have missed.
    Mandatory questions
  7. IMPORTANT: When you get to the last page, click “Yes” to the Terms and Conditions on the Personal Declaration page to ensure successful submission of your application.
  8. You will receive confirmation that you have completed your application
  9. If submitted successfully, STATUS will change to Received. You may return and make changes to your application as long as the application period is open. Just ensure you click “Yes” to the Terms and Conditions on the Personal Declaration page to ensure your changes are saved and received.


If you require any assistance or have any questions, please contact Student Awards and Financial Assistance by email at or call 604 599 2700.