Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships & Financial Aid

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To guarantee eligibility for scholarships, you are encouraged to apply by our March 31st priority deadline. You could be eligible for scholarships if you apply after our priority deadline, but it would be on a first come, first served basis.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

Winnipeg’s Oakville Wellness Center has created a new scholarship for psychology students (Canada and the USA) interested in pursuing a career helping individuals in mental health. It is an essay contest with a $1000 prize. Submissions are being accepted in June 2017. Click here for more information, or visit their website.

Booth University College offers a high-quality, affordable, private education. We strive to make our bachelor degree programs as affordable as possible to as many people as we can through a scholarship program that recognizes and rewards students for their outstanding academic record. These scholarships translate into big savings on tuition!

Staff at Booth University College’s Registrar’s Office are a good resource as you plan to finance your education. On a very strict case-by-case basis, they can provide payment plans for students. For more information on student loans and other financial assistance opportunities, please refer to the Financial Aid section that follows the scholarship information below.

Select from the list below to review Booth University College’s available scholarships:

Needs-based SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RETURNING STUDENTS

We are committed to enhance accessibility to a Booth University College education for deserving students who lack adequate financial resources.  Needs-based scholarships are available to returning students by filling out and submitting the needs-based scholarship application. To be eligible, your application (including approximated budget) must be submitted by the following dates:

  • 31 July – for the Fall semester scholarship awarding*
  • 15 November – for the Winter semester scholarship awarding*
  • 31 March – for the Spring semester scholarship awarding**
  • 15 May – for the Summer semester scholarship awarding**

These scholarship awards are non-renewable from semester to semester, however, students may apply for a scholarship each semester.
*Students must enroll full time in order to qualify for a scholarship (12 credit hours minimum).
**Students must enroll in 6 credit hours (minimum) in order to qualify for a scholarship.

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM TO APPLY FOR A NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIP

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS THAT ARE AWARDED TO returning STUDENTS

The following scholarships are awarded to returning Booth University College students by our Financial Awards Committee. The committee selects scholarship winners with input from our faculty and the Dean of Students. Scholarship recipients will be advised of their scholarship prior to the start of the fall semester.

STUDENT LIFE AWARDS

Amount Criteria
The B. G. Price Scholarship $200 This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 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 This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 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 AWARDS

Amount Criteria
The Charles & Hazel Knowles Memorial Bursary $150 This bursary is available to a student in the Bachelor of Social Work degree 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 This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1992. Normally awarded to the second year student who achieves the highest overall average in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program. 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 University College.

CHURCH LEADERSHIP AND MISSIONS AWARDS

Amount Criteria
The Albert & Val Becklund Scholarship $500 This scholarship is awarded to a student who regularly attends The Salvation Army:
1. Winnipeg East Church, or if there is no student qualifying, then
2. Another Salvation Army church or corps.
This student must demonstrate exemplary Christian character and leadership both in the life of the church and at Booth University College, and has a financial need.
The Donnelly Memorial Scholarship $500 This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 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 mission opportunities are available in a given year, the award can be provided for missions opportunities within Canada.
The Major Bernard & Ann Borden Scholarship $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.

financial aid

Canada Student Loans
Booth University College has been designated as an eligible institution under the Canada Student Loan Act (Institutional Code – DPAP). Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. Application forms may be secured from the Minister of Education, Student Aid Branch, in the relevant province. Canada Student Loans are open to all legal residents of Canada for application to Booth University College. Students are urged to make early application. For more information, please visit the Government of Canada’s CanLearn website.

Manitoba and Out-of-province student aid recipients are also subject to the fee payment deadlines. Any disbursements received will be automatically paid towards the tuition owing for the semester. Any remaining funds will be forwarded to the student.

United States Student Loans
Booth University College is approved as an eligible institution for U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (Federal School Number G25772). Information on Federal Student Aid can be found on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website. Applications may be obtained through any U.S. bank handling student loans.

First Nation and Inuit Post-Secondary Education Assistance Program
The Government of Canada offers financial assistance to eligible First Nation and Inuit students pursuing post-secondary education. Visit their website for more information.

Tuition Discount for Senior Learners
Learners 65 years of age or older may, upon presentation of proof of age, enroll in Booth University College courses for credit or audit without paying tuition. Standard course fees apply and a $50.00 per course administration fee is assessed and payable on enrolment. A maximum of 15% enrollment in any course will be comprised of such tuition free learners. Such seats are allotted on a first come first served basis after all fee paying students are enrolled in a course.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID, PLEASE CONTACT ADMISSIONS.