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  • ECampus engagement
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who are or plan to be actively involved with Student Life, Campus Ministries, Student Worship, or the Student's Association.
  • CChristian commitment/service
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who have and can write about their personal faith commitment.
  • DDemonstrate financial need
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who are also applying for government student grants and loans.
  • IInternational students
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who do not currently hold Canadian citizenship.
  • SStudent athletes
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who expect to play on one of King's Eagles Athletics teams in the upcoming academic term.
  • VVolunteer experience
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    XAwards with this symbol are applicable to students who currently volunteer with an organization outside of King's or have recently volunteered outside of King's for an extended period of time.

Education, English, Sociology

Arthur (Boo) Radley Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded each year to a full-time returning student who is enrolled in English, sociology, or education and was at least 21 years of age when they started their university…

  • Criteria: E D
  • Application Required: Yes
  • Min Grade Required: 3.3 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,500

Arthur (Boo) Radley Scholarship

Education, English, Sociology

  • Criteria: E D
  • Application Required: Yes
  • Min Grade Required: 3.3 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,500

One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded each year to a full-time returning student who is enrolled in English, sociology, or education and was at least 21 years of age when they started their university studies at King’s. To be eligible students must apply, maintain a minimum 3.30 GPA, demonstrate involvement in the King’s student community, and have financial need.

Education, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology

Bert Boren Volunteerism Bursary

Four bursaries of $1,000 each are available to returning students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and enrolled full-time in the Social Sciences (e.g. Psychology, Sociology, etc.)…

  • Criteria: D V
  • Application Required: Yes
  • Min Grade Required: 2.0 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,000

Bert Boren Volunteerism Bursary

Education, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology

  • Criteria: D V
  • Application Required: Yes
  • Min Grade Required: 2.0 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,000

Four bursaries of $1,000 each are available to returning students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and enrolled full-time in the Social Sciences (e.g. Psychology, Sociology, etc.) or the Bachelor of Education degree program. Applicants must currently hold a volunteer position in the social service sector. Selection criteria include written confirmation from the student's volunteer supervisor (including a description of the student's role and their time commitment), financial need and satisfactory academic standing (min. 2.00 GPA). These bursaries are made possible by a generous endowment received from the Estate of Robert Tegler (Trust) in recognition of Mr. Bert Boren's service to the Edmonton community. 

No Program Requirement

King's General Transfer Scholarship

Scholarships of $1,500 are available for students transferring to any non-after degree program from other qualifying institutions. Students must have a minimum of 24 university transfer credits to…

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.5 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,500

King's General Transfer Scholarship

No Program Requirement

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.5 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4, Education Year 1
  • Value $1,500

Scholarships of $1,500 are available for students transferring to any non-after degree program from other qualifying institutions. Students must have a minimum of 24 university transfer credits to qualify. Students must have a GPA of 3.50 or higher based on, at most, the previous 60 credits of study. Students must enrol in a minimum of 12 credits per semester the year they receive the scholarship. 

 

Admission Average or Score

Grade Point Average (GPA)
3.50+

No Program Requirement

Returning Student Scholarship - Excellence

Scholarships of $2,000 are available for returning King's students entering their second, third or fourth year with a GPA between 3.70-4.0. To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of…

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.7 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Value $2,000

Returning Student Scholarship - Excellence

No Program Requirement

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.7 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Value $2,000

Scholarships of $2,000 are available for returning King's students entering their second, third or fourth year with a GPA between 3.70-4.0. To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 18 credits and passed all their courses, including the Interdisciplinary Perspectives course, in the previous academic year. Secondly, students must enrol in 12 credits per semester for the upcoming academic year. All students meeting the criteria will receive this scholarship; no application is necessary. Awards are subject to verification of eligibility in September.


Grade Point Average (GPA)
3.7-4.0

No Program Requirement

Returning Student Scholarship - Honours

Scholarships of $1,000 are available for returning King's students entering their second, third or fourth year with a G.P.A. between 3.50-3.69.  To be eligible, students must have completed a…

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.5 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Value $1,000

Returning Student Scholarship - Honours

No Program Requirement

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 3.5 GPA
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Value $1,000

Scholarships of $1,000 are available for returning King's students entering their second, third or fourth year with a G.P.A. between 3.50-3.69.  To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 18 credits and passed all their courses, including the Interdisciplinary Perspectives course, in the previous academic year. Secondly, students must enrol in 12 credits per semester for the upcoming academic year. All students meeting the criteria will receive this scholarship; no application is necessary. Awards are subject to verification of eligibility in September.


Grade Point Average (GPA)
3.50-3.69

No Program Requirement

The King's University Admission Scholarship - Excellence

$2,000 admission scholarships are available to students who are admitted to King's based on their high school marks. Students must have attempted fewer than 9 credits of accredited post-secondary study,…

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 80%
  • Year of Study: High School
  • Value $2,000

The King's University Admission Scholarship - Excellence

No Program Requirement

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 80%
  • Year of Study: High School
  • Value $2,000

$2,000 admission scholarships are available to students who are admitted to King's based on their high school marks. Students must have attempted fewer than 9 credits of accredited post-secondary study, or fewer than 30 credits of a non-accredited program with results that indicate success equivalent to their high school admission average. Recipients must register in at least 12 credits per semester during the academic year to keep their scholarship. King's will use the following table to determine students' eligibility.


Admission Average or Score

Percentage Average
90%-100%

SAT
Pre-March 2016: 2100+
Beginning March 2016: 1400+

ACT
31+

No application is necessary; all students meeting the criteria will receive a scholarship. King's will notify recipients in their admission letter. Awards are subject to verification of eligibility in September. 

No Program Requirement

The King's University Admission Scholarship - Honours

$1,000 admission scholarships are available to students who are admitted to King's based on their high school marks. Students must have attempted fewer than 9 credits of accredited post-secondary study,…

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 80%
  • Year of Study: High School
  • Value $1,000

The King's University Admission Scholarship - Honours

No Program Requirement

  • Criteria: None
  • Application Required: No
  • Min Grade Required: 80%
  • Year of Study: High School
  • Value $1,000

$1,000 admission scholarships are available to students who are admitted to King's based on their high school marks. Students must have attempted fewer than 9 credits of accredited post-secondary study, or fewer than 30 credits of a non-accredited program with results that indicate success equivalent to their high school admission average. Recipients must register in at least 12 credits per semester during the academic year to keep their scholarship. King's will use the following table to determine students' eligibility.


Admission Average or Score

Percentage Average
80%-90%

SAT
Pre-March 2016: 1900-2099
Beginning March 2016: 1270-1399

ACT
28-30

No application is necessary; all students meeting the criteria will receive a scholarship. King's will notify recipients in their admission letter. Awards are subject to verification of eligibility in September. 

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