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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:
A comprehensive listing of all scholarships,
bursaries, and awards administered by Financial Aid and Awards is available in
Bursaries & Awards Guide. Search for "International Students" under the Award Categories section of the guide. Entrance Scholarships and
Awards open to international students include:
Applications may be required. Application deadlines are March
31st of each year. Visit Future
Students when you are ready to complete your applications.
Loans and grants offered by Canadian governments are available to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Landed Immigrants. If you belong to a different student group, you are not able to access this type of funding
Capilano University has deferment-only status with the U.S. Direct Loan program. Students with previous U.S. federal student loans may be eligible to retain their interest-free status or defer loan payments while studying at Capilano University. Obtain the deferment request form from your loan provider and submit it to Financial Aid and Awards for processing for each term of study that you are registered for. Your form will be processed within 5 business days and forwarded to your loan provider.
University is not designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an eligible
foreign school for the purposes of receiving Title IV funding. Therefore, we are unable to process FAFSA
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications for new loans under the
William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.
Financial Aid and Awards supports the administration of private loan certification for U.S. students (SallieMae
Please contact the student loan provider, if applicable, in your home country for information about loan options that may be available to you.
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.
emergency financial aid may be available for international students
experiencing unexpected financial emergencies. See Emergency Funding for further information.
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.
Visit the website for the Centre for International Experience for information about additional services and resources available to assist you in your studies at Capilano University.
There are currently no events for this area. Visit Capilano Events to learn more about what is happening in other areas.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.