Entrance Awards and Scholarships

ARE YOU NEW TO DOUGLAS?

If you're starting Douglas in the Fall semester and are coming from high school or another post-secondary institution, you may be eligible for an Entrance Scholarship or Award. These scholarships and awards recognize students who excel in their studies and contribute to their communities, including the promotion of social justice and/or truth and reconciliation.

The program offers a variety of one-time scholarships or awards of up to $3,500, and renewable scholarships or awards of up to $20,000, payable over four years.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Entrance Scholarships: Students must have a minimum admission GPA of 3.5 and significant contributions to their school or community.

Entrance Awards: Students must have a minimum admission GPA of 3.0 and significant contributions to their school or community. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

In your application, you must clearly illustrate your contributions to your school or community, the promotion of social justice and/or truth and reconciliation.

Please include two letters of reference from members of your school or community

If applicable, please outline your personal and/or family financial circumstances and why you feel you should be considered for awards that include a financial need component. 

To apply, please download the APPLICATION FORM available here. Follow the directions on the form for providing all information, including attachments, and then mail or email your application as indicated on the form.

 

TIMELINE

  • The application period is from October 1, 2020 through March 1, 2021.
  • All completed applications must be received by Douglas College by March 1, 2021 at 4pm.
  • All applicants who submit an Entrance Scholarship & Award application for the 2021/2022 academic year will be notified of Douglas College’s decision by April 15, 2021.