Okanagan College Entrance Scholarships- $100,000 available

Deadline for Entrance Awards is fast approaching  (March 20th, 2017)!

Below are some hints and tips for helping students have successful applications.

There are full details available about our High School Entrance Awards at Okanagan College on our website  Click Here  for details about the awards and also how to apply.

There is over $100,000 available in High School Entrance awards at Okanagan College. All potentially eligible High School students who have applied to Okanagan College for admission are sent an email to invite them to apply online for awards. Students must have applied to the college and have been offered admission by the time awards decisions are made (Usually April time).

Top tips for applicants & schools for High School Entrance Awards:

Presidents Entrance Scholarships

  • Students must be nominated by their school
  • Download application form from website (fillable PDF)
  • Make sure all sections are completed fully

o   Keep a copy of what you enter on your application you may be able to use it for other awards applications

〈       School supporting statements and references are really important and will have an impact on how the committee decide on recipients

〈       Remember to submit all required supporting documentation, can be submitted in person on Campus or via email awards@okanagan.bc.ca

〈       Deadline March 20th, 2017

 

All other High School Entrance Awards

〈       Apply online in myOkanagan

〈       Make sure you complete all sections as fully as possible (full paragraphs)

o   Keep a copy of what you enter on your application you may be able to use it for other awards applications

〈       Budget information provided by students on the application is for the full academic year (September to April for Academic programs), plan what your anticipated costs and income will be (Student loans, awards, parental contributions, RESP’s etc…), a need must be demonstrated for Bursary applications

〈       References/Letters of support are really important and will have an impact on how the committee decide on recipients, you can have more than one reference if you volunteer in your community as well as school involvement

〈       If you have already submitted an interim transcript to the Admissions office you do not need to submit one again for your awards aplication

〈       Make sure all required supporting documents are emailed to  awards@okanagan.bc.ca before application deadline

〈       Deadline March 20th, 2017

 

Also remember to apply for entrance awards for all students available from March 1st 2017, not sure which applications to complete? Click here for more information.

 

You can also track your application status(es) online for more information Click Here.

 

If you have any questions about the awards please feel free to contact us at awards@okanagan.bc.ca or Alison Beaumont, Financial Aid Analyst at 250-762-5445 ext.4598.