Douglas College Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships

Financial Aid Guide

Whether you are entering a full-time program, studying part time, upgrading or finishing up prerequisite courses while waiting to enter a full-time program, the Student Success Advising office is here to help you get the funding you need to pay for school.

 

 

 


 

 

Scholarship, Awards, and Bursaries

Scholarships Douglas College scholarships recognize and support the outstanding academic achievement of our students. Other factors for scholarships, such as your Douglas College program, community involvement and/or financial need, could also be required or considered when making selections. For awards that have a GPA requirement, the selection committee(s) will consider overall GPA unless otherwise stated for individual scholarships.

Bursaries are non-repayable funds awarded to eligible students who apply and demonstrate financial need. Bursaries are a supplemental source of funding, and should not be treated as a primary source of funding while attending Douglas College. Please note, that due to the high volume of applications received each term, payment of funds may not occur until the middle of the term of application.  We encourage you to plan accordingly. 

Awards generally acknowledge outstanding achievements or contributions to the community or a combination of merit achievements with a demonstrated financial need.

 

 

Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships Details

 

Financial Aid Application Type Dates Eligibility 
Awards

Online through MyAccount

  • Sep. 1 – Oct. 1 
  • Jan. 1 – Feb. 1 
  • Oct. 1 – March. 1 (Entrance Awards for high school students) 
  • May 1 – Jun. 1

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are a returning Domestic student. 
  • Have completed at least 9 Douglas College academic credits of letter graded credit courses. 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.67 (B-) or higher 
  • Are a full time student in the term for which the award will be received, unless otherwise stated in the award. 
  • Participation in college and community activities may also be considered. 
Bursaries

Online through MyAccount

  • Sep. 1 – Oct. 1 
  • Jan. 1 – Feb. 1 
  • May 1 – Jun. 1 

You may be eligible if you: 

  • Are a credit student. 
  • Are in good academic standing & have a minimum CGPA of 1.50. 
  • Are a full time or part-time student in the term for which the bursary will be received, as stated in the individual bursary qualifications.
  • Participation in college and community activities may also be considered.
Scholarships 

Online through MyAccount

  • Jan. 1 – Feb. 1 
  • Oct. 1 – Mar. 2(Entrance Scholarship for high school students) 

You may be eligible if you: 

  • Are a returning Domestic student. 
  • Have completed at least 9 Douglas College academic credits of letter graded credit courses. 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) or higher. 
  • Are a full-time student in the term for which the scholarship will be received, unless otherwise stated in the scholarship. 
  • Participation in college and community activities may also be considered.

 

 

    How to apply

    Applying for Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries are simpler than you think. Follow the following steps: 

    How to apply

    *Remember to "Agree" to the terms and conditions every time you open your application.

     

    What you must do

    All you need to do is apply online and the financial aid department will take care of the rest. 

    EXCEPTIONS 

    The following scholarships must be applied directly through the department:

    • Science and Technology Scholarships Sport Science/Bachelor of physical education and coaching 
    • Language, literature, and performing arts scholarships → Creative writing/English → Gail Fraser scholarship for literary studies 

    see below for detailed information on awards, bursaries and scholarships.

     

     

    Policies for Awards

    To learn more about our policies regarding Financial Aid refer to the A61 document

     

     

     

    List of Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships

     

    AWARDS LIST

    Scholarships List

    Bursaries list