Booth University College assists students in meeting their education costs through entrance merit-based awards and needs-based awards. We also assist with government student loan planning and, on a very strict case basis, provide payment plans.
Booth University College is committed to recognizing the significant achievements of its strongest applicants by awarding merit-based scholarships.
Entrance Awards are awarded automatically to entering students who apply by June 30th, based on your entering average. It’s simple – no need to complete a separate application. For full details click here.
Entrance Awards - General
These awards are renewable for one year by maintaining your grades. Students must enroll full time in order to be awarded (12-15 credit hours).
12 credit hours
15 credit hours
88-100% OR 3.8-4.0 AGPA
|80-87% OR 3.5-3.79 AGPA||$1,100||$1,500|
|70-79% OR 3.0-3.49 AGPA||$800||$1,200|
Entrance Awards - Program Specific
These awards are renewable for three additional years by maintaining your grades. Students must enroll full time in order to be awarded (12-15 credit hours).
12 credit hours
15 credit hours
70-100% OR 3.0 AGPA or better
Entrance Awards - Salvationist Students
These awards are renewable for three additional years by maintaining your grades. A corps officer recommendation letter is required. Students must enroll full time in order to be awarded (12-15 credit hours).
|Tuition Incentive||Residence Bonus|
70-100% OR 3.0 AGPA or better
We are committed to enhance accessibility to a Booth College education for deserving students who lack adequate financial resources. Needs-based awards are available to both the incoming class and current students by filling out and submitting the needs-based awards application. Letters of application (including approximated budget) must be submitted by the following dates:
- 31 July - for the Fall semester awarding*
- 15 November - for the Winter semester awarding*
- 31 March - for the Spring semester awarding**
- 15 May - for the Summer semester awarding**
These awards are non-renewable from semester to semester, however, students may apply each semester.
*Students must enroll full time in order to qualify (12 credit hours minimum).
**Students must enroll in 6 credit hours (minimum) in order to qualify.
Returning Student Awards
To be eligible for these awards a student must be returning and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of study per semester.
Students do not apply for these awards; awardees are determined by a committee.
These awards are subject to change.
Student Life Award
|The B. G. Price Scholarship||$200||First offered at Graduation 1983 and maintained by Mr. Bram Price. Normally given to a student without other scholarship support who is judged a worthy recipient on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian service.|
|The Gordon Brown Memorial Scholarship||$200||First offered at Graduation 1987. Normally given to a returning student of exemplary Christian character who is judged a worthy recipient of financial support on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian Service.|
Social Work Award
|The Charles & Hazel Knowles Memorial Bursary||$150||This bursary is available to a student entering the Social Work Program who has a financial need and a significant record of Community Service working with the financially disadvantaged.|
|The Edgar & Fairie Halsey Memorial Scholarship||$200||First offered at Graduation 1992. Normally awarded to the second year student who achieves the highest overall average in Social Work Studies. Both classroom achievement and field work skills are essential aspects for consideration. The scholarship is to be applied to third year tuition fees at Booth College.|
Church Leadership and Missions
|The Albert & Val Becklund Scholarship||$500||
This scholarship is awarded to a student who regularly attends The Salvation Army:
This student must demonstrate exemplary Christian character and leadership both in the life of the church and at the William and Catherine Booth College, and have a financial need.
|The Donnelly Memorial Scholarship||$500||First offered at Graduation 1989. Normally given to a returning Level Two or Level Three Salvation Army student with a minimum 2.5 AGPA, who will be participating in missions preferably outside of Canada. In the event that no missions opportunities are available in a given year, the award can be provided for missions opportunities within Canada.|
|The Major Bernard & Ann Borden Scholarhsip||$300||This scholarship is awarded to a full-time returning student who attends the Weetamah Corps, participates in the ministry of the Corps, maintains a 2.5 AGPA, shows a genuine compassion for the disenfranchised of the inner city, and portrays a servant attitude in their daily living.|
|The Reg Rowe Bursary||$500||This bursary is awarded to a returning student who is industrious, exemplifies Christian character and gives consistent support to their church/corps and has financial need.|
Booth College is an approved institution for financial aid by Canada (all provinces) and the US (FAFSA).
Many organizations offer general information about financial aid and often include tools and tips for following the financial aid process. While cost should not be the only determining factor when choosing a college, it is a concern for many students and their families. Here you'll find the resources you need to understand the funding available to help you meet your expenses.
Please see our Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) .
Provincial Financial Aid
By clicking on your province you will be directed to the appropriate website providing information about your provinces’ Financial Aid.
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- North West Territories
- Prince Edward Island
* Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the province of Quebec operate their own student assistance plans. If you are a resident of Nunavut, the Northwest Territories or Quebec, contact the provincial or territorial student assistance office for further information.
USA Financial Aid
Students from the United States of America can obtain Financial Aid information at the following websites