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Please follow steps 1–4 in order to apply for Entrance Awards.

Step 1: Review the general entrance awards eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet all of the following general criteria:

  • You must have applied for admission to BCIT and have been assigned a BCIT ID.
  • You must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • You must commence full-time studies between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
  • Your entrance award application must be received at the Student Financial Aid and Awards office by 4:00 p.m. on the earliest deadline date of your selected entrance awards.
  • You must remain registered as a full-time student during the academic period for which an award is given.
  • You must maintain satisfactory academic standing during the academic period for which an award is given.
  • If you are under disciplinary review or placed on a student performance contract, you may be restricted from receiving an entrance award disbursement.

Step 2: Read each entrance award description and determine which awards you are eligible to apply for:

Step 3: Prepare your application

Complete the following application forms and be sure to include all supporting documentation requested. (Our fillable forms are not compatible with all internet browsers. Please use a different browser if you are having trouble with the fillable forms).

Step 4: Submit your application form and supporting documentation by the appropriate deadline by mail, fax or email to:

Student Financial Aid and Awards
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Building SW1, Room 2132
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2
Fax: 604-454-0941 | Email:

Assemble your completed application in the following order:

  • Entrance Awards Application Form
  • Your Personal Statement – page 3
  • Your application must be signed in ink – page 3
  • A copy or photocopy of your high school transcript
  • A copy or photocopy of your transcript from every post-secondary institution you have attended
  • Award-specific Information – if required
  • Confidential High School Reference (Form C) – if required
  • Two Confidential Reference (Form D) – if required


If you have any questions about completing your BCIT entrance awards application, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards at 604-432-8555 or