Entrance Awards: How to Apply


    • Once you have explored Future Students to learn about available entrance awards, there are three simple steps to take to complete your application.  

      How to apply:
    • Step 1: Apply for Admission to Capilano University


      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: Submit your online entrance award application

       


      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 2017 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.

      6)

      Complete and submit the  required supporting documentation outlined in Step 3.



      Step 3: Submit your entrance award supporting documents


      The supporting documents you need to submit  depend on the specific entrance awards you wish to be considered for.  Some awards do not require supporting documents.

      Review the tables below and download the applicable documents.  Review the instructions on the documents, complete the documents, and submit them in one package to Financial Aid and Awards by March 31, 2017.  

      Entrance Awards for Domestic Students        
       

      Essay

      Reference Letter

      Leadership and Community Activities Worksheet

      Achievements and Recognition Worksheet

      Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX)

      Yes

      Yes

      Yes

      -

      Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Award

      -

      Yes

      -

      -

      Athletic Entrance Award

          -      -                -            -

      Canadian Daughters' League Marjory & George Riste Entrance Award

      -

      -

      Yes

      -

       Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA)

        -      -                   -                       - 
       Capilano Program Awards (CAPP)

         -    -                  -                       - 

      Capilano University Entrance Award

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Capilano University Graduate Program Entrance Award

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Capilano University Jazz Entrance Scholarship

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Chartwell's Indigenous Entrance Award

                             Yes 

      Ernst, Helene & Walter Kienzl Entrance Award

      -

      -

      -

      Yes

      Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Award

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Patsy & Crissy George Entrance Bursary

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Scotiabank Entrance Award for Business Studies

      -

      -

      -

      -

      Universal Music Canada/Verve Entrance Scholarship

      -

      -

      -

      Yes

       

       

      Entrance Awards open to International Students        

      Essay

      Reference Letters

      Leadership and Community Activities Worksheet

      Achievements and Recognition Worksheet

      Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX)

      Yes

      Yes

      Yes

      -

      Athletic Entrance Award 

       -        -                             -                            - 
      Capilano Achievement Scholarships (CAPA)

         -          -                           -                           - 
       Capilano Program Awards (CAPP)

          -           -                            -                           - 
      Canadian Offshore School Entrance Award

      Yes

      -

      -

      -

      Capilano University Graduate Program Entrance Award

      -

      -

      -

      -

      International Student Entrance Award

      Yes

      -

      -

      -

      Maple Leaf Education Systems (MLES) Entrance Award

      Yes

      -

      -

      -


    • All supporting documents must be submitted together as one package.  Supporting document packages must include your full name and student number, and be received by our office by March 31, 2017.

      You should submit your supporting document package by either:

      • Email
        finaid@capilanou.ca (PDF format only; zip files preferred) 
      • Postal mail 
        Financial Aid and Awards, BR 230 - 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7J 3H5

      What happens next: 
    • Selection and Notification Process

       Once applications close:

      1.Financial Aid and Awards will review your application and supporting documents.  
      2.University adjudication committees will nominate award recipients from the pool(s) of eligible applications.
      3.Financial Aid and Awards will verify award nominees and provide official notification to award recipients.  Official notification letters will be sent by postal mail, and will include the value of the award and instructions on how to claim the award.
      4. Financial Aid and Awards will notify all entrance award applicants of the status of their applications, regardless of whether or not you have been selected to receive an award.  Notifications will be sent by email to your @my.capilanou.ca email account by June 2017.  


      This process will take approximately 8-10 weeks.  All entrance award applicants will be notified of the status of their applications by June 2017. 

      Your Letter of Thank You

      Capilano University appreciates the generosity of donors who make Capilano University a priority in their philanthropy.  Award donors give generously because they believe in the importance of education and want to help students pursue their dreams. 

      Thank You Matters is a resource available to assist award recipients in writing their letter of thank you.  You should submit your letter of thank you within three weeks of receiving your award notification.

      Application Audits

      All submitted award applications are subject to audit and verification.  Financial Aid and Awards conducts audits on a minimum of 5% of application each term, and applicants may be required to submit additional supporting documentation as part of the audit process.  Awards will be revoked for students who misrepresent themselves on applications.

      If your application is selected for audit, you will receive a letter notifying you of the information and documentation you will be required to submit.


    • Application deadline:      March 31, 2017