Kwantlen Polytechnic University is now accepting applications for entrance scholarships open to Canadian students. Applicants must be applying to pursue a undergraduate programme.
These scholarships are offered to help students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time in the fall 2016 term.
KPU is Canada’s only polytechnic university which is committed to student development and provides learners with relevant knowledge and practical skills for career success
English is the primary language of study at KPU therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate the appropriate level of English language proficiency.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all the subjects.
Scholarship Award: There are three types of scholarships-
The President’s Scholarship ($20,000)
Fall Semester Intake: 4 awards; $5000 per year for up to four years
Spring Semester Intake: 2 awards; $5000 per year for up to four years
The Merit Scholarship ($5,000)
Fall Semester Intake: 12 awards and Spring Semester Intake: 6 awards
The Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship ($5,000)
Fall Semester Intake: 2 awards and Spring Semester Intake: 1 award
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
-enrolling at KPU in a four year program
-80% average in English 12 and 3 other academic Grade 12 courses, or the equivalent of a 3.67 transfer GPA on a minimum of 24 transferable university credits
-demonstrated leadership, community involvement and volunteerism
Nationality: Canadian citizens can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: -Registration in a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits per semester
-Required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 for the duration of the award period
English Language Requirement: -KPU English Placement Test (EPT) with placement into ENGL 1100
-International English Language Testing System (IELTS): overall band of 6.5 or higher, with a minimum 6.0 in each band, taken within the last two years
-Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): iBT 88 or higher, with no sub score less than 20, taken within the last two years
-Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): Score of 70 or higher with no sub score less than 60, taken within the last two years
-Pearson Test of English (PTE): Score of 61 or higher, taken within the last two years
-Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Level 5 with an essay score of 30 or higher, taken within the last two years
Supporting Material: The required components for complete application packet are as follows:-
-High school transcript showing final and/or interim grades for English 12 and three other academic Grade 12 courses, or
– Transfer document showing equivalent of a 3.67 transfer GPA on a minimum of 24 transferable university credits.
-Students out of High School for 2 Years or Less: Minimum one reference letter from a High School counsellor, teacher or principal supporting the application, and minimum one reference letter to support community involvement, leadership or volunteer activities.
-Students Out of High School for More Than 2 Years: Minimum two reference letters, from independent sources, to support recent community involvement, leadership or volunteer activities.
How to Apply: Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.
Application Deadline: The last date to apply is April 11, 2016.