How to apply for scholarships, bursaries and awards

The application for bursaries is available at the start of each semester. The applications for scholarships, entrance awards and graduation awards are available in the Winter Semester.

Semester Applications open Applications close Awards
Application method
Fall Sept. 1 Oct. 1 Bursaries/awards/BBA scholarships Online  
Winter Jan. 1
Feb. 1
Feb. 1
Feb. 1
April 1
April 1
Bursaries/awards/scholarships Entrance/graduation awards Fairfax Entrance awards Online
Paper  application
Summer May 1 June 1 Bursaries/awards Online  


To apply online:

  • Login to your myAccount
  • Click on Student Self-Service
  • Click on Financial Aid
  • Click on Award Application
  • Click on “Apply” beside the appropriate Bursary, Award or Scholarship you wish to apply for
  • Remember to “Agree” to the terms and conditions every time you open your application

How to apply for other awards

Apply for Alumni awards through the Douglas College Alumni Association.

Department awards are selected by individual faculties and program departments. Check with the coordinator of your program for more information.

External awards are administered through each individual donor. Review each award carefully for criteria and application instructions.