International Students

    • Financial Aid and Awards is committed to supporting students and assisting them in formulating a plan to finance their education.  Our advisors are available to provide information and assistance to international students on the following:

    • Future Students: Entrance Scholarships and Awards

      A comprehensive listing of all scholarships, bursaries, and awards administered by Financial Aid and Awards is available in the Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards Guide.  

      Entrance Scholarships and Awards open to international students include:

      • Athletic Entrance Awards
      • Canadian Offshore School Entrance Awards
      • Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA)
      • Capilano Program Awards (CAPP)
      • Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX)
      • Capilano University Graduate Program Entrance Awards
      • International Students Entrance Awards
      • Maple Leaf Education Systems (MLES) Entrance Awards

      Applications may be required.  Application deadlines are March 31st of each year. 

      Visit Future Students when you are ready to complete your applications.


      Student Loans

      Financial Aid and Awards supports the administration of:

      • Private loan certification for U.S. students (SallieMae Loans)
      • Deferment and interest-free status for prior U.S. Direct Loans

      Visit U.S. Students for more information.

      Canadian government student loan funding is not available for international students.  Please contact the student loan provider, if applicable, in your home country for information about loan options that may be available to you.

      Current Students: Scholarships and Awards

      Capilano University administers a variety of scholarships and awards each term that may be open to international students, including CIE International Student Awards and CIE International Student Scholarships.  Applications may be required.

      Visit the Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards Guide to explore the comprehensive listing of awards administered by Financial Aid and Awards. 

      Award applications are available at Current Students each term; applications are due before the end of the standard add/drop period each term.   

      Some emergency financial aid may be available for international students experiencing unexpected financial emergencies.  See Emergency Bursaries for further information. 

      External Awards

      External Awards are offered by organizations and associations separate from Capilano University; criteria may vary.  

      Visit External Awards for information and resources available to assist you in accessing external award funding, including an International Scholarship searchable database that details scholarship opportunities for non-Canadians.

      Workshops, Seminars, and Information Sessions

      Financial Aid and Awards presents a number of events each term that are avaiable for international students. 

      Topics include education financing, budgeting, money management, applying for awards, and more!

      Multiple sessions offered each term; the current schedule is published at Financial Aid and Awards Events

    • Please vist the website for the Centre for International Experience for additional information about supports available to assist you while studying at Capilano University.