UFV Entrance Scholarships

If you are enrolling at UFV in the academic year immediately following your high school graduation, you may qualify for a UFV Entrance Scholarship award. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence, community/school involvement, volunteer experience, and leadership endeavours.

DEADLINE: MARCH 1

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online through your MyUFV account

International students can visit UFV International’s website for a list of International entrance awards.

Trades Entrance Scholarships are now department nominated, no application necessary.

Calculation of GPA

Calculation of Entrance Scholarship GPAs are based on grade 12 courses only. 

Provincial Examinations and Approved Grade 12 Courses

UFV does not require provincial examinations, but high school graduation requires provincial exams in some subjects. If you wrote provincial exams, the higher of your school mark or your blended grade (school mark and provincial exam mark combined) is used for GPA calculation.  

Supporting Documentation

Applications are not complete until all supporting documentation is submitted to the UFV Financial Aid and Awards office, on or before the application deadline. Please make sure you submit the following:

• Two current letters of recommendation
1. A letter from principal/vice principal/teacher/instructor
2. A letter from a person who can verify and comment on your participation in school or community activities

• Your current transcript. Mature students must submit a transcript showing most recently completed educational credits.
• Any other supporting documentation as per entrance scholarship criteria


UFV President's Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  4 Awards @ $4,000 each - $2,000 towards tuition in the first semester and $2,000 towards tuition in the second semester (subject to successful completion of the first semester with an overall 3.0 GPA).  This award is renewable for up to three additional years to a maximum of $16,000.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend the UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing with an overall B average (or 3.0 GPA) in all Grade 12 courses, including English 12 and a minimum of two other Approved Grade 12 courses.
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of leadership, citizenship, determination and effort. He/she should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.
  6. This award is not available to students who will be receiving a UFV Excellence Entrance Scholarship for the same academic year.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


UFV Excellence Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT: $3,000 total - $1,500 towards tuition in the first semester and $1,500 towards tuition in the second semester (subject to successful completion of the first semester with an overall 3.0 GPA).

CRITERIA:
Available to students from high schools in UFV region. *

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.
  6. This award is not available to students who will be receiving a UFV President's Entrance Scholarship for the same academic year.

High schools (both public and private) in the UFV region include those located in Abbotsford, Agassiz, Aldergrove, Boston Bar, Chilliwack, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, and Pitt Meadows.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Dr. Francis Pang Endowment Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  $1,050 (The value of the award will fluctuate each year based on the endowment return.)

AVAILABLE TO:  A student entering full-time studies at UFV in the Department of Computer Information Systems.  

CRITIERIA:

New UFV student (entering directly from high school)

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to the Department of Computer Information Systems at UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a minimum B average (3.0 GPA) in their grade 12 courses.
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.

New UFV student (not entering directly from high school)

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester).
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to the Department of Computer Information Systems at UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a minimum B average (3.0 GPA) on the most recently completed educational credits.
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. Applicants must submit transcripts of previous grades.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


George A. Ferguson Memorial Annual Entrance Scholarship

This award was generously established by the Loyal Protestant Association in memory of Mr. George A. Ferguson; member, former Treasurer, and community ambassador, for his long-standing dedication to the welfare and care of children.

AMOUNT: $5,000 annually. $2,500 towards tuition in the first semester and $2,500 towards tuition in the second semester (subject to successful completion of the first semester).

AVAILABLE TO: A student entering full-time studies at UFV immediately following their high school graduation. Preference will be given to those students entering in to business, and/or agriculture.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing with an overall B average (or 3.0 GPA) in all Grade 12 courses, including English 12 and a minimum of two other approved Grade 12 courses.
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of leadership, citizenship, determination, and effort. He/she should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.
  6. This award is not available to students who will be receiving a UFV Excellence Entrance Scholarship for the same academic year.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


G. W. Graham Endowment Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  1 award valued @ $2000.  This award is renewable for up to 2 additional years to a maximum of $6,000 (subject to successful completion of the prior semester with an overall 3.0 GPA)

AVAILABLE TO:  A student graduating from G.W. Graham Middle-Secondary School who is entering full-time studies at UFV.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend the UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing with an overall B average or 3.0 GPA in all Grade 12 courses (must include at least 3 Grade 12 provincially examinable courses).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate high level of leadership, determination and effort. They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Hollister Criminal Justice Endowment Entrance Scholarship

Donated by Victor and Hilda Hollister

AMOUNT: Varies (Value of the award will fluctuate each year based on the endowment amount)

AVAILABLE TO: First preference will be given to a graduating student from a secondary school in the Mission School District who has been accepted to the Criminal Justice program at UFV. In the event that a suitable candidate is not available in a given year, the award may be presented to a student who resides in the Mission area and is currently enrolled in the UFV Criminal Justice diploma or degree program.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation from a secondary school in the Mission School District.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to the Criminal Justice program at UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Hollister Health Discipline Endowment Entrance Scholarship

Donated by Victor and Hilda Hollister

AMOUNT: Varies (Value of the award will fluctuate each year based on the endowment amount) plus a two term tuition award (Fall and Winter) at UFV. 

AVAILABLE TO: A student graduating from a secondary school in the Mission School District who has been accepted into a health discipline program of studies at UFV.  In the event that there is not a candidate that meets the above criteria, a student from Mission in any other year of a health discipline program at UFV will qualify.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation from a secondary school in the Mission School District..
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Hollister Science and Technology Enodowment Entrance Scholarships

(Mission Secondary and Riverside Trades, Training and Career Centre) - Donated by Victor and Hilda Hollister

AMOUNT:  Varies (Value of the award will fluctuate each year based on the endowment amount) and a one-year tuition award

AVAILABLE TO: A student graduating from a Mission high school who has been accepted into a full-time academic science or technology program at UFV.  Preference given to a student graduating from Heritage Park Secondary for one award and a student graduating from Riverside Trades, Training and Career Centre for the other award.  In the event that a suitable candidate is not available from one of the mentioned high schools a student from any Mission high school accepted into a full-time academic science or technology program at UFV will qualify.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Hollister Science and Technology Endowment Entrance Scholarship

(Mission Secondary) - Donated by Victor and Hilda Hollister

AMOUNT:    2 @ $1,000 (from Mission Foundation)  and a tuition award for one year (from UFV)

AVAILABLE TO:  A student graduating from Mission Secondary and Hatzic Secondary who has been accepted into a full-time academic science or technology program at UFV.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  1. Students will apply in writing at their respective high schools. 
  2. Applicants will submit a letter outlining their education and career goals and a statement of academic achievement from their school
  3. Applications will be forwarded from each high school to the Mission Foundation.
  4. The recipient will be chosen by the Mission Foundation Awards Selection Committee
  5. The awards will be presented at the appropriate annual school district event.

CRITERIA:

  1. An outstanding student with a high grade point average
  2. The student will have been accepted into a full-time academic science or technology program at UFV

KPMG and Abbotsford Chamber Endowment Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  $1,000

AVAILABLE TO:  An applicant planning to attend UFV as a full-time student in the department of Business Administration.  Student must enter the program in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Manning Elliott Annual Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration

Manning Elliott is a chartered accounting firm located in beautiful downtown Vancouver and Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.  They provide personalized service to companies operating within a wide range of industries in five major practice areas:  private companies, public companies, not-for-profit organizations, taxation and estate planning and business succession.

AMOUNT: $1000

AVAILABLE TO: Preference given to a student graduating from any Secondary School in Abbotsford who has been accepted into UFV as a full-time Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student who intends to major in Accounting.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation. Priority will be given to students who have shown an interest in pursuing the Accounting major with their BBA.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing with an overall B average or 3.0 GPA in all Grade 12 courses (must include at least 3 Grade 12 provincially examinable courses).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the BBA program at UFV
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate high level of leadership, determination and effort. They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


Marco Corbin Memorial Endowment Entrance Award

"Excellence is not an act, it is a habit." Marco Corbin, a renaissance man, exemplified this saying as he was an exceptional scholar, athlete, musician and performer. He was an inspiration to all those who knew him, impacting an entire community through his kindnes, compassion and talents. Marco, who passed away tragically at the age of 18, had been awarded a UFV entrance award and planned to purue the engineering transfer program in the fall of 2012.

AMOUNT: $500

AVAILABLE TO: A student entering the engineering transfer program, with preference given to one who also demonstrates leadership in athletics or music.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


MNP and Abbotsford Chamber Endowment Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  $1,000

AVAILABLE TO:  An applicant planning to attend UFV as a full-time student in the department of Business Administration.  Student must enter the program in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.

CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be planning to attend UFV as a full-time student (9 post-secondary credits or more per semester) in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
  2. The applicant must have already submitted an application for admission to UFV.
  3. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).
  4. The applicant must meet all entrance requirements and prerequisites for the UFV program that they have applied to.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, determination, and effort.  They should also have made significant contributions to school life and have participated actively in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


NAI Goddard & Smith Annual Entrance Award

AMOUNT: $2000

AVAILABLE TO: An entering student planning to attend UFV as a full-time student in the Business Administration program in the School of Business.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available online through your MyUFV account

  1. Log into MyUFV
  2. Click on Student Information
  3. Select the tab for Financial Aid
  4. Click Award Application
  5. Click Entrance Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  March 1


UFV Trades Entrance Scholarships

NEW PROCESS: Students will be recommended by the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies department.


UFV Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Annual Entrance Scholarship

AMOUNT:  3 scholarships @ $2,000 each - $1,000 towards tuition in the first semester and $1,000 towards tuition in the second semester (subject to successful completion of the first semester).

AVAILABLE TO: A student attending UFV as a full-time Trades student in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.


Tourism Harrison Annual Entrance Scholarship in Hospitality Event Planning

AMOUNT: $500

AVAILABLE TO: Students entering the Hospitality Event Planning Certificate program at UFV in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA)


Neill MacGregor Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Donated by friends and family of the late Neill MacGregor. Neill MacGregor was a popular teacher, school trustee, and tireless promoter of agriculture and agricultural education. He worked in leadership roles with youth groups such as 4-H and Future Farmers of Canada.

AMOUNT: $750

AVAILABLE TO: First preference will be given to a student graduating in the year of the award from a secondary school in the Eastern UFV region. Secondary consideration will be a mature student residing in the area who has enrolled in the first year of a UFV Agriculture program. If there are no suitable applicants from the Eastern region, the scholarship may be awarded to a beginning student from elsewhere in the province.


Van Reeuwyk Family Endowment Scholarship in Trades

AMOUNT:  $1,725 (The value of the award will fluctuate each year depending on the return of the endowment investment).

AVAILABLE TO:  Students who are entering a full-time program in the UFV Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies directly from high school or as a mature student.


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