Future Students

    • Entrance Scholarships, Bursaries, & Awards

      My Future  |  My Education  |  My Cap 


      Capilano University entrance awards recognize and support excellence in scholastic, athletic, and artistic achievement; financial need; and demonstrated commitment to community involvement and leadership endeavours of new Capilano University students. 

      2018/2019 Entrance Awards
      - Applications open October 16, 2017
      - Applications close March 31, 2018
      - Award recipients will be notified by June 2018

      How to apply

    • Step 1: Apply to CapU

      Once you have applied for admission to Capilano University, a letter acknowledging your application and containing important information about how to log into your Student Information Web Service account (myCap) will be sent to your mailing address.  Be sure to keep this letter in a safe place, as you will need this information for Step 2.

      Step 2: Fill out your application for entrance awards online

       

      This general online application puts you in the running for most entrance awards
       1.Log into your Student Information Web Service account at myCap using the student login credentials provided to you in the letter you received in Step 1
       2.Select Financial Aid and Awards Apply for Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards, and Fee Deferrals
       3.Select Fall 2018 Entrance Awards
       4.Follow the instructions on the application and complete the required information 
       5.Read the Declaration at the end of the application, confirm whether you agree, and press the "Submit" button.  You will receive confirmation on the screen that your online entrance award application has been successfully submitted. 
      To be in the running for all entrance awards, check out Step 3

      Step 3: Submit supporting documents to the Financial Aid & Awards office

      In addition to the online application, some entrance awards require supporting documents that you must submit. 

      The 2018/2019 entrance awards that require supporting documents are:

      • Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX)
      • Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Scholarship
      • Canadian Daughters' League - Marjory and George Riste Entrance Award
      • Chartwells Indigenous Entrance Award
      • Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzel Entrance Award
      • International Student Entrance Award
      • Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship
      • Universal Music Canada / Verve Entrance Scholarship 
      Review the description of these awards below to download the instructions for each supporting document.   

       

      Supporting documents are due by March 31, 2018


    • 2018/2019 Premier Entrance Scholarships 

    • Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX) *

      This could be your ticket to a $60k CapU scholarship!  

      Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX) are the premier entrance scholarships offered by Capilano University, and are awarded to high school graduates who demonstrate excellence in academics and show leadership in their school and community.   

      Award Value:These full ride scholarships support domestic tuition and tuition surcharges for one academic year (2 terms) and are renewable for up to three additional years (6 terms)
      Number of Awards Available:Up to 10 will be awarded 
      How to Apply:
      1. Apply to CapU
      2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
      3. Submit supporting documents. 
        Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Capilano Excellence Scholarship
      Eligibility Criteria:

      This scholarship is open to both domestic and international students

      Renewal Criteria:

       


    • 2018/2019 Entrance Scholarships, Bursaries, & Awards
    • Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Scholarship

      The Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Scholarship was established by Tanja Kot in memory of her husband, Anthony (Tony) Kot, a Windsor Secondary School graduate and football player who studied business at Capilano University.  This scholarship assists students entering Capilano University directly from Windsor who played on the Windsor football team or are entering a business program at Capilano University.   
      Award Value:$1,000.00
      Number of Awards Available:1

      How to Apply:

      1. Apply to CapU
      2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
      3. Submit supporting documents
        Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Scholarship
      Eligibility Criteria:

       

        Athletic Entrance Awards

        The Athletic Entrance Awards were established in 2000 by Jeri and Don Krogseth to support recruitment of outstanding athletes to Capilano University Blues intercollegiate varsity teams.
           
        Award Value:Up to $1,000.00 
        Number of Awards Available:Up to 7 
        How to Apply:Applications are not required.

        Nominations will be completed by Athletics & Recreation.  Athletics & Recreation will submit nominees to Financial Aid and Awards for eligibility confirmation, and Financial Aid and Awards will provide official notification to award recipients
        Eligibility Criteria:

         

        Canadian Daughters' League - Marjory and George Riste Entrance Award

        Established by the Canadian Daughters League, Assembly #12, in 2009 in honour of Marjory and George Riste, this award supports students who have demonstrated community engagement who are entering an arts or sciences program at Capilano University.
           
        Award Value:Up to $4,000.00 
        Number of Awards Available:Up to 4 
        How to Apply:

        Note: by submitting the Community and Campus Involvement Worksheet, you are also put into the running for the Chartwells Indigenous Entrance Award.  See the Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX) for another opportunity you could be considered for.  

        Eligibility Criteria:1) Application to an arts or sciences program at Capilano University
        2) Demonstrated community engagement
        3) Minimum entrance award eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above 

         

          Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA) *

          The Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA) recognize academic achievement and are awarded to students selected by specified secondary schools.  Each year, the University will determine which schools are to be offered these scholarships; every public high school in Capilano University's official region will be included. 
             
          Award Value:Tuition and tuition surcharge waiver of up to $1,500.00 
          Number of Awards Available:One per high school identified in the list below
          How to Apply:Applications are not required. 

          Nominations will be completed by a committee of representatives from your high school.  High schools will submit nominees to Capilano University for confirmation of eligibility, and Capilano University will provide official notification to scholarship recipients 
          Eligibility Criteria:1) Minimum high school GPA of 3.50 (80%), as calculated by Capilano University
          2) Open to international students
          3) Minimum entrance scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above 

           

          High Schools offering Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA) for the 2018/2019 academic year
           Alpha Secondary School 
           Argyle Secondary School
           Britannia Community Secondary School
           Burnaby Central Secondary School
           Burnaby Mountain Secondary School
           Burnaby North Secondary School
           Carson Graham Secondary School
           Chatelech Secondary School
           Collingwood Secondary School
           Elphinstone Secondary School
           Handsworth Secondary School
           Howe Sound Secondary School
           Moscrop Secondary School
           Mountainside Secondary School
           Notre Dame Regional Secondary School
           Pemberton Secondary School
           Pender Harbour Secondary School
           Rockridge Secondary School
           Sentinel Secondary School
           Seycove Secondary School
           St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School
           Sutherland Secondary School
           Templeton Secondary School
           Vancouver Technical Secondary School
           West Vancouver Secondary School
           Whistler Secondary School
           Windsor Secondary School
           Xit'olacw Community School

           

          Capilano Program Awards (CAPP) *

          Capilano Program Awards (CAPP) recognize specialized talents and qualifications required in individual program areas and are awarded to incoming, high-achieving learners entering a particular area of study.
             
          Award Value:Tuition and tuition surcharge waiver of up to $1,500.00 
          Number of Awards Available:One per program area identified in the list below
          How to Apply:Applications are not required.

          Check with your program area for further information.  Nominations will be completed by a committee of faculty from your program area.  Program areas will submit nominees to Financial Aid and Awards for eligibility confirmation, and Financial Aid and Awards will provide official notification to award recipients  
          Eligibility Criteria:1) Program faculty establish nomination criteria specific to their individual program areas.  Applicant portfolios, individual interviews, essays, and reference letters are some of the tools faculty may use to select their CAPP nominee
          2) Open to international students
          3) Minimum entrance award eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.   

           

          Program areas offering Capilano Program Awards (CAPP) for the 2018/2019 academic year
           3D Animation for Film and Games
           Accounting Assistant
           Acting for Stage and Screen
           Arts and Entertainment Management
           Business
           Communication Studies
           Costuming for Stage and Screen
           Design and Visual Communication
           Digital Visual Effects
           Documentary
           Early Childhood Care and Education
           Health Care Assistant
           Jazz Studies
           Motion Picture Arts
           Music
           Musical Theatre
           Music Therapy
           Outdoor Recreation Management
           Paralegal
           Rehabilitation Assistant
           Retail Business Fundamentals
           Technical Theatre

          Capilano University Athletic Awards

          The Capilano University Athletic Awards recognize students with demonstrated excellence in athletics.  
             
          Award Value:Full tuition fee waiver for one term
          Number of Awards Available:

          Up to 22 waivers at the domestic tuition fee rate
          Up to 2 waivers at the international tuition fee rate

          How to Apply:Applications are not required.

          Nominations will be completed by Athletics & Recreation.  Athletics & Recreation will submit nominees to Financial Aid and Awards for eligibility confirmation, and Financial Aid and Awards will provide official notification to award recipients
          Eligibility Criteria:

           

          Capilano University Entrance Award

          The Capilano University Entrance Award was established to ensure students eligible to attend Capilano University are able to access the necessary financial assistance to do so.
             
          Award Value:$1,000.00 
          Number of Awards Available:
          How to Apply:
          • Apply to CapU
          • Fill out your application for entrance awards online
          Eligibility Criteria:

           

            Capilano University Graduate Program Entrance Award *

            The Capilano University Graduate Program Entrance Award supports students admitted to a full-time graduate program at Capilano University, with a preference for studies in international management or business.
               
            Award Value:Up to $2,700.00 
            Number of Awards Available:Up to 5 
            How to Apply:
            1. Apply to CapU
            2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
            Eligibility Criteria:

             

            Chartwell's Indigenous Entrance Award

            Chartwells Indigenous Entrance Award was established in 2015 by Chartwell’s to provide financial assistance to First Nations students who are beginning their studies at Capilano University, with a preference for students who are involved in their communities.  The inaugural disbursement of this award is anticipated in the 2017/2018 academic year.

            Award Value:Up to $1,000.00 
            Number of Awards Available:Up to 2
            How to Apply:
            1. Apply to CapU
            2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
            3. Submit supporting documents
              Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Chartwells Indigenous Entrance Award

            Note: by submitting the Community and Campus Involvement Worksheet, you are also put into the running for the Canadian Daughters' League - Marjory and George Riste Entrance Award.  See the Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX) for another opportunity you could be considered for.  
            Eligibility Criteria:

             

            Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzl Entrance Award

            This award was established in 2000 by Ron and Friedl Levitt in memory of Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzl, who died in the Holocaust. The award was created to support students in their jazz studies.
               
            Award Value:$700.00 
            Number of Awards Available:
            How to Apply:
            1. Apply to CapU
            2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
            3. Submit supporting documents
              Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzel Entrance Award
            Note: by submitting the Achievement and Recognition Worksheet, you are also put into the running for the Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship and the Universal Music Canada / Verve Entrance Scholarship.
            Eligibility Criteria:

             

              Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Award

              The Sixty Three Foundation established the Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Award to assist students entering a full-time undergraduate diploma or degree program at Capilano University. The objective of the award is to assist worthy candidates for whom the cost of pursuing a post-secondary education would be a serious impediment.

              Award Value:Up to $7,000.00
              These awards are a tuition and tuition surcharge waiver of up to $3,500.00 in the first academic year, and are renewable for an additional $3,500.00 in the following academic year
              Number of Awards Available:
              How to Apply:
              1. Apply to CapU
              2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
              Eligibility Criteria:
              • Demonstrated financial need, as assessed by Financial Aid and Award
              • Minimum high school graduation year GPA of 75%, as calculated by Capilano University
              • Graduated from a Canadian high school or CEGEP no later than 18 months prior to the beginning of the 2017/2018 academic year
              • Not have previously received a Fairfax award;
              • Minimum entrance award eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.  
              Renewal Criteria:


               

              International Student Entrance Award *

              Capilano University  established this entrance award to support international students who have been actively involved in their schools and are positioned to be engaged members of the Capilano University community.
                 
              Award Value:Tuition and tuition surcharge waiver of a minimum of $1,500.00  
              Number of Awards Available:Up to 3 
              How to Apply:
              1. Apply to CapU
              2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
              3. Submit supporting documents
                Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the International Student Entrance Award

              See the Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX) above for another opportunity that you could be considered for

              Eligibility Criteria:

               

              Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship

              The Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Capilano University Jazz Studies department.  Today, the Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship supports students who are entering studies in jazz at Capilano University.
               Award Value: TBA
               Number of Awards Available: TBA
               How to Apply:
              1.  Apply to CapU
              2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
              3. Submit supporting documents
                Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship
              Note: by submitting the Achievement and Recognition Worksheet, you are also put into the running for the Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzl Entrance Award and the Universal Music Canada / Verve Entrance Scholarship.
               Eligibility Criteria: 
              • Application to a jazz program at Capilano University
              • Demonstrated achievement and recognition in jazz performance;
              • Minimum entrance scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

              Scotiabank Entrance Award for Business Studies

              This award was established in 2009 by Scotiabank to support students with disabilities who are beginning their business studies at Capilano University.
                 
              Award Value:$4,000.00
              Number of Awards Available:
              How to Apply:
              1. Apply to CapU
              2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
              Eligibility Criteria:

               

                Universal Music Canada/Verve Entrance Scholarship

                The Universal Music Canada/Verve Entrance Scholarship was established in 2005 by Universal Music Canada to support entering students in their jazz studies.
                   
                Award Value:$1,500.00 
                Number of Awards Available:
                How to Apply:
                1. Apply to CapU
                2. Fill out your application for entrance awards online
                3. Submit supporting documents
                  Click here to download the supporting document instructions for the Universal Music Canada/Verve Entrance Scholarship.
                Note: by submitting the Achievement and Recognition Worksheet, you are also put into the running for the Jazz Studies Merit Entrance Scholarship and the Ernst, Helene and Walter Kienzel Entrance Award.
                Eligibility Criteria:

                 

                1. * Open to international students 

                  Application deadline:    March 31, 2018


                • Follow Us

                  Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter YouTube
                  Snapchat Icon Instagram Icon

                  Snapilano @CapURegistrar