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Fall Awards Program

Congratulations to our newly accepted and returning students!

We have over 350 awards and more than $300,000 in financial support available to Keyano College students! So while we’re excited to see you join us in September, you must be a registered and attending student to apply for any of our awards and scholarships.

Award and scholarship applications will open for you on August 15 and close on September 30 (with some exceptions), so you will have plenty of time to complete your applications when you arrive. If you want to see some of the awards we have available, feel free to check out our awards list. This list is updated often, so remember to check back again in the fall.

Keyano College Fall Awards program provides the financial support for students to succeed in their academic endeavours.

 

Support in the form of scholarships, awards and bursaries are awarded to eligible students based on criteria including and not limited to academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement.


"Want to check out the awards and scholarships Keyano has to offer? Click Browse A​w​a​r​d​s​ or download the booklet here

 Eligibility for the Fall Awards Program

·         Student Status - Full Time: Students who are enrolled full-time are taking a minimum 60 % of the prescribed courses for their program, or 40% for students with a permanent disability.

·         Students must have received a 1.70 GPA or equivalent in the preceding year of studies.

 

Aboriginal Ancestry

Applicants must be Status Indian/First Nations, Non-Status Indian/First Nations, Metis, or Inuit. Applicants must provide proof of their Aboriginal ancestry before their eligibility is determined. Acceptable forms of proof include one of the following:

·         Certificate of Indian Status, a status card or a valid band membership card

·         Letter from their band verifying their status

·         Metis membership card or letter issued by the Metis Settlements General Council

·         A certified copy of a Nunavut Trust Certificate card or Inuit beneficiary card

·         Letter of support from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) or Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

·         For a non-status person, a letter of support from an FNMI organization

 

Individuals may not use previous declaration or non-declaration of aboriginal ancestry as a basis to determine eligibility.

 

Fall Awards Rating Guide

1.       Community Involvement /Leadership skills Rating (1-10) points

2.       Academic Rating (1-10) points

3.       Financial Need Rating (1-10) points

 

Community Involvement

Students must email letters of confirmation from the organizations/school they volunteered for. Everything should be listed.

·         1 Point for volunteering for local organizations

·         1 Point for volunteering for general school activities (ie. Santa’s Anonymous helper, set design for play)

·         2 Points for participating in athletic activities

·         2 Points for coaching sports teams

·         2 Points for peer tutoring (only if done as a volunteer)

·         2 Points for VP of Student Council or similar position for other school groups

·         2 Points for team leaders for Santa’s Anonymous

·         3 Points for president of Student Council

·         3 Points if president (or similar position) for other school groups

 

All activities must have happened in the last two years.

The most points that can be awarded is 10.

 

Academic Rating

1.       Mature entry- courses used for admission are these course for ratings.

2.       Placement test- automatically give a rating of 3

3.       Returning- grades from previous semester. However, if returning to new program, you will be assessed on high school marks.

4.       Regular entry- assessed on high school marks or Keyano College if a previous College Preparation student

For returning students you need to print their transcripts and calculate their GPA from the previous year only. Then, using the Rating Guide, assign the appropriate number (1-10).

For normal entry this means general/advanced High School Diploma, marks should be in PowerCampus. Calculate their GPA then using Rating Guide, assign the appropriate number (1-10).

 

Some programs use permission of department head. These programs are:

1.       Power Engineering and Process Operator use admission basis.

 Academic Rating Guide

Grade

4 Point Scale

Percentage

Rating

A+/A

4.00

OVER 90%

10

A-

3.7-3.9

86-90

9

B+

3.3-3.6

81-85

8

B

3.0-3.2

76-80

7

B-

2.7-2.9

71-75

6

C+

2.3-2.6

66-70

5

C

2.0-2.2

61-65

4

C-

1.7-1.9

56-60

3

D+

1.3

51-55

2

D

1.0

50-54

1

F

0.0

1-49

0

 

*** Must have a GPA of 1.7 or average of 56% to qualify awards.

*** Rating of 3 is acceptable when special entry was granted.

 

Important Information!

Awards, Scholarships and bursaries are considered part of a student’s taxable income for the year. The College will issue a T4A form to all recipients who received an award, scholarship or bursary exceeding $500.

 

The T4A is issued in late February for awards, scholarships or bursaries received in the previous calendar year. You can access your T4A on www.selfservice.keyano.ca