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Capilano University Scholarships for International Students

Capilano university offers several financial aids, in scholarships, awards, and bursaries to assist current and future students.

Capilano University scholarships, bursaries, & awards are offered based on excellence in scholastic, athletic, and artistic prowess, inclusive of involvement with community activities and commitment to leadership endeavors. Nevertheless, Capilano University Scholarships are intended to help reduce financial bottlenecks and setbacks to pursuing post-secondary education at the university.

Commonly called “CapU” Capilano University is a teaching-focused public university based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, In addition, the institution is sited in a natural forested setting on the slopes of the North Shore Mountains, with scenery that also serves the Sea-to-Sky Corridor and the Sunshine Coast. It is named after Chief Joe Capilano who was the leader of the Squamish people from 1895 to 1910.

To assist current and future students of Capilano University attain their academic goals and career dream, the university offers several financial aids, in scholarships, awards, and bursaries to its students. Therefore, contained herein is information about Capilano University scholarships for both domestic and international students.

International Students Scholarships Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The following minimum eligibility criteria apply to all scholarships administered by Financial Aid & Awards at Capilano University unless otherwise specified:

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Landed Immigrant
  • Must have obtained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 at Capilano University
  • Attained a completion of a minimum of 9 credits at the 100level or higher at Capilano University.
  • Should be in a current enrolment in a minimum of 9 credits at the 100level or higher at Capilano University.
  • You must attain at least an 80% admission GPA for entrance awards unless otherwise specified.
  • Not applicable for entrance awards.
  • Six credits for students registered with Accessibility Services at Capilano University.

Scholarship At Capilano University

Name: Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX)

Type: Entrance Awards (for future CapU students)

Award Description:

Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX) are the premier entrance scholarships awarded by Capilano University. These scholarships are awarded to high school graduates (or equivalent) who have demonstrated excellence in academics and other endeavors and who have shown leadership in their school and community.

Scholarships Value: Up to $40,000

Renewable for up to three additional academic years (total of eight terms).

Number of Awards: Up to ten annually.

Selection Process: Capilano University Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Nomination Committee

Application Method: Online App. plus Additional Documents

Apply To: Financial Aid and Awards

Selection Criteria:

Initial Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 (80%), as determined by the University;
  • Open to international students.
  • Must be proven to demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Proven involvement in Community.
  • You must be registered in a minimum of 12 credits at the 100 level or higher at Capilano University in the fall term following the scholarship selection or in the term during which your program starts if other than the fall term;
  • You must meet all minimum scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University unless otherwise specified above.

Scholarship Renewal Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must subsequently obtain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
  • Continue to undertake studies of 12 credits or more each term (at the 100 level or higher) at Capilano University;
  • Must meet all minimum scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: Yes

Code: 0663

Name: Anthony Kot Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Type: Entrance Awards (for future CapU students)

Selection Process: Financial Aid and Awards nomination committee

Application Method: Online App. plus Additional Documents

Apply To: Financial Aid and Awards

Award Description:  This Entrance Scholarship was established by Tanja Kot in memory of her husband, Anthony (Tony) Kot, a Windsor Secondary School graduate and football player who studied business at Capilano University.

The scholarship is meant to assist students entering Capilano University directly from Windsor who played on the Windsor football team or is entering a business program at Capilano University.

Selection Criteria:

  • Application to Capilano University directly from Windsor Secondary School;
  • You must be a student who played on the football team at Windsor Secondary School, or,
  • in the event no eligible applicant meets this criterion, the student must be entering a business program at Capilano University;
  • You must meet the minimum entrance scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University unless otherwise specified above.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: Yes

Code: 0864

Name: Capilano University Study Abroad Award

Type: In-Course Awards (for current & returning CapU students)

Selection Process: Department and/or faculty award nomination committee

Application Method: Award is by Nomination

Apply To: Applications are not required

Award Description: Capilano University recognizes the importance of international experiences for our students and has established this award to support those who are participating in a Capilano University Study Abroad program.

Selection Criteria:

  • Open to international students;
  • You must be selected in other to participate in this Capilano University Study Abroad program;
  • You must meet the minimum award eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University unless otherwise stated above.
    Note: students will be nominated based on the highest cumulative GPA and no more than two students per program may be nominated to receive this award.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: No

Code: 0904

Name: Capilano University Athletic Award

Type: In-Course Awards (for current & returning CapU students)

Selection Process:  Department and/or faculty award nomination committee

Application Method: Award is by Nomination

Apply To: Applications are not required

Award Description:  The Capilano University Athletic Award is awarded by the university to recognize both applicants and continuing students with demonstrated excellence in athletics and strong academic standing.

Selection Criteria:

Entering Students:

  • You must meet the eligibility requirements as established by the athletic association governing Capilano University athletic membership;
  • Attain the minimum entrance award criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

Returning Students:

  • You must continue to meet the eligibility requirements as established by the athletic association governing Capilano University athletic membership;
  • Meet the minimum award criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: No

Code: 0683

Name: CN Scholarship

Type: In-Course Awards (for current & returning CapU students)

Selection Process: Department and/or faculty award nomination committee

Application Method: Online Application

Apply To:  Financial Aid and Awards

Award Description: This Scholarship was established in 2004 by CN (then known as CN – BC Rail), and supports Capilano University business students focusing on studies in international business and/or logistics.

Selection Criteria:

  • Current enrolment in a business program at Capilano University, with a focus on studies in international business and/or logistics;
  • Minimum scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: No

Code: 0911

Name: CIE International Student Scholarship

Type: In-Course Awards (for current & returning CapU students)

Selection Process: Department and/or faculty award nomination committee

Application Method: Award is by Nomination

Apply To: Applications are not required

Award Description: This scholarship was established to recognize the academic achievements of international students and to support them in their Capilano University studies by the Centre for International Experience (CIE)

Selection Criteria:

  • International student
  • Enrollment in a post-secondary program at Capilano University,
  • Open to students enrolled in or an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program or and EAL pathway programs;
  • Meets minimum scholarship eligibility criteria, as established by the University, unless otherwise stated above.
    Note: No more than one student per program may be nominated to receive this scholarship

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: No

Code: 0898

Name: Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Scholarship

Type: In-Course Awards (for current & returning CapU students)

Selection Process: Department and/or faculty award nomination committee

Application Method: Online Application

Apply To: Financial Aid and Awards

Award Description:  The CPHR as part of its commitment to education, established this scholarship in 2008 to support students enrolled at Capilano University who demonstrate academic excellence in a business administration program with a study focused on human resource management.

Selection Criteria:

  • Current enrolment in a business administration degree program, with studies, focused on human resource management;
  • Minimum scholarship eligibility criteria as established by Capilano University, unless otherwise specified above.

Accept Applications?: No

Application Requires Additional Documentation?: No

Code: 0974

For more information on scholarships, awards, and bursaries offered by Capilano University, please visit the link: Award Guide List (capilanou.ca)

External Scholarship For Capilano University Students

Women in Technology and Indigenous Women in Technology

Scholarship Value: $10,000

Description: These two new scholarships are awarded annually by the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society to acknowledge women and Indigenous women who are excelling in the study of engineering, mathematics, or computer science.

Deadline: The application will re-open in Spring 2021.

For more information on this scholarship please visit the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society for updates.

Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000.

Description: It is open to students who, after completing one or two years of study at a BC public post-secondary institution, will transfer their credits into full-time studies at another public post-secondary institution in BC to complete their studies.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2021.

To apply for this scholarship, you must apply directly to the Society. Detailed eligibility criteria and access to the online application form are found on the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society website.

BC Indigenous Student Award

Scholarship Value: $1,000 to $5,000.

Description: This scholarship is open to Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education at British Columbia public post-secondary institutions or Indigenous-run institutions.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2021.

Apply online through the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society website.

For more information, please visit the link: BC Indigenous Student Award

One World International Scholarships and Premieres International Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000 – $3,500.

Description: The scholarship award is open to students pursuing a study or work abroad program that:

  1.  is a formal part of a BC credential program and/or carry academic credit recognized at a BC educational institution, or
2.  offers experiential learning opportunities involving language acquisition and/or cultural training.

Application Deadline: This varies each year.

For this year’s deadlines, please make your inquiry at the Study Abroad office

If you apply for this scholarship,  One World International Scholarship you can also apply for the high-value Premier’s International Scholarships.

You can download your application form from the Irving K Barber BC Scholarship Society website.

For more external scholarships available to Capilano University current and future students, please visit the link: External Awards – Capilano University