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Scholarships and Awards

At Briercrest, we recognize that your education is an investment in your future and we want to help make our education as accessible as possible to you.  We have a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to both incoming and continuing students. Discover more about the awards we have available and how to apply below.

Dates and Deadlines

Take note of the application deadlines listed below to make sure your application is in before the deadline. Unfortunately, applications submitted after the deadline won’t be considered that round of award distributions.

November 2017 application

for students attending Winter 2018

  • Opening date: November 16, 2017
  • Closing date:  November 30, 2017
  • Notification date: December 15, 2017

January 2018 application – for students attending September 2018

Information coming soon!

STEP 1: Apply for College Acceptance

You can begin applying for awards as soon as we have received your college application (see dates and deadlines below).  You must be accepted by the award application deadline in order to be considered for awards. If you haven’t applied yet, go over to our Admissions section and apply!

STEP 2: See Which Awards are Available

We have many scholarships, awards, and bursaries available!
Take a look through the different awards  to see what is available. Our scholarship application asks general questions to help us determine what you are eligible for. This helps to simplify the application process and the time it takes to complete the application. Some awards require additional information.
View a list of award types and definitions.

STEP 3: Apply for Financial awards

You can access the application form through your Briercrest Live  account under Finance—College Scholarships and Awards application. If you’ve already been accepted and don’t have access to your Briercrest Live account, contact your Admissions Adviser at 1.800.667-5199 or enrolnow@briercrest.ca.

New Students: If you do not have a username and password for Briercrest Live, please contact an admissions adviser at 1-800-667-5199.

Eligibility

In order to keep your award, you need to maintain the eligibility requirements.
The basic requirements are:

  • a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or higher (67%)
  • enrolment in at least 12 credit hours per semester.
  • study on campus

Complete list of eligibility requirements.

Reference Forms

The following awards require reference forms. If a student has requested a reference from you, please complete the appropriate form and submit it by the award application deadline.

Other Briercrest Awards

We also have a number of other Briercrest awards that are geared towards students in various stages of life (demographic), have a specific extra-curricular or ministry involvement, or live in a particular location. Some of these awards have different requirements than some of the others listed above, so please make sure you’re aware of the requirements before applying.

Additional resources for scholarships or bursaries outside of Briercrest

Scholarship Policy

  • Award limits
  • Deferment
  • Payment of awards
  • Loss of an award
  • Appeal process
  • Financial need calculation

view policy

Disclaimer

Briercrest College and Seminary (BCS) reserves the right to change any of the policies of BCS at any time, including those relating to admission, instruction, and graduation. The right to withdraw curricula, and specific courses, alter course content, change the calendar, and to add or increase fees is similarly reserved. All such changes are effective at such time as the proper authorities determine and may apply not only to prospective student but also to those currently enrolled at BCS.

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