BCIT Entrance Awards

Entrance Awards recognize academic and non-academic achievements of students entering an eligible full-time BCIT program, including part-time and full-time Bachelor's degrees. The deadline for BCIT Entrance Awards is August 5 and January 6 each year.

2017 - 2018 Entrance Awards

The 2017 - 2018 BCIT Entrance Awards are for individuals who begin a BCIT program between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

The 2017 - 2018 Entrance Award information and application forms are available for viewing and downloading:

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Entrance Awards selection criteria

All Entrance Awards are adjudicated on a competitive basis. Selection is based on academic standing in secondary school and/or post-secondary studies. Other factors may be taken into consideration such as participation in school activities, community involvement and demonstrated leadership qualities. Where applicable, these additional criteria are listed under the Award-specific Information section in entrance award descriptions.

All BCIT Entrance Awards applicants are notified of decisions in writing.

BCIT President's Entrance Awards

BCIT President's Entrance Awards are available to students that have graduated from a B.C. Secondary School during the period September 2016 to June 2017. The selection of candidates is based on an evaluation of academic achievement, participation and contribution to school activities, leadership and citizenship as well as volunteer and/or community service. The BCIT President's Entrance Award can be applied to any full-time BCIT credential program.

The deadline to apply for BCIT President's Entrance Awards is August 5.

BCIT Entrance Awards application deadlines

BCIT Entrance Awards have two distinct deadlines that depend on when you begin your full-time studies at BCIT and the program you are registered in. The deadline for each BCIT Entrance Award is listed under each specific entrance award. 

For awards with a singular August 5 deadline, applicants must commence their program between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

For awards with two deadlines, the following applies: 

The BCIT Student Financial Aid and Awards office is closed weekends and holidays. A deadline that falls on a day when the office is closed will be automatically extended to the next working day at 4 p.m.

Ready to submit your BCIT Entrance Awards application?

Submit your completed BCIT Entrance Awards application by mail, fax or email to:

Student Financial Aid and Awards
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Building SW1, Room 2132
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2
Tel.: 604-432-8555
Fax: 604-454-0941
Email: finaid@bcit.ca