Travel Subsidy

Eligibility

The King’s University Admissions Department offers a travel subsidy to students who preregister and attend a King’s View Friday (KVF) or King’s Encounter Weekend (KEW) campus visit event. Chaperones who accompany up to 5 students are also eligible to apply for a travel subsidy. Groups of more than 5 students should contact Admissions before booking their travel for details on the group travel policies.

Criteria

Prospective Student Subsidy Maximums

  AB BC/SK/MB/Territories ON/QC/Eastern Canada & USA
Driving $100 $200 $300
Bus/Train/Air $200 $400 $600

Chaperone Subsidy Maximums

  AB BC/SK/MB/Territories ON/QC/Eastern Canada & USA
Driving $50 $100 $150
Bus/Train/Air $100 $200 $300
  • The minimum travel distance (total one way) needed to qualify for the subsidy is 100 kilometers.
  • Subsidy eligibility is dependent on participation in all scheduled activities during the visit event.
  • Subsidies must be applied for within 2 weeks following participation at a King’s campus visit event. Applications received after that time will not be accepted.
  • Subsidy applications will be considered upon submission of receipts – all relevant receipts must be received no later than 2 weeks after the event.
  • Subsidy funds for prospective students will be distributed to eligible applicants in the following manner: Total cost incurred or half of the maximum amount (whichever is less) will be mailed out within 6 weeks of event attendance.
  • The remainder subsidy amount, if applicable, will be held for up to 3 years for students who are applying for the subsidy prior to their grade 12 year. This amount will be applied to the student account in the first year a student is eligible to apply for admission (based on completion of grade 12).
  • Subsidy funds for chaperones are distributed to eligible applicants by mail within 6 weeks of event attendance.
  • All subsidy funds released by cheque will be paid to the person named in the mailing information portion of the form. Subsidy funds held on account will be distributed to the student named at the top of the form. Please use a separate form for each prospective student. Forms will be provided at the KVF or KEW event.
  • Each prospective student is eligible to receive only 1 subsidy for a campus visit experience. The subsidy is not available for subsequent visits and may not be combined with other offers.
  • Chaperones are eligible to receive subsidy for 1 campus visit event per academic year.
  • The total pool of money in any given year may be limited and will be distributed on a “first come - first served” basis.
  • Applications may be submitted in person, by email, by fax, or by mail to The King’s University. Application forms will be provided at the KVF or KEW event.


Questions?

Please contact Admissions for more information: