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Knowledge First Foundation Entrance Award

The Knowledge First Foundation Entrance Award is a non-repayable award that recognizes high academic achievement upon high school graduation to a student entering full-time post-secondary studies in the Fall semester at Camosun College and who has contributed to their community. The award is adjudicated on a competitive basis.

Knowledge First Foundation Entrance Award Applications are now closed.

The next round of applications will be open May 1, 2020.

Knowledge First Foundation Entrance Award

  • Value: varies annually, approx. $1,500
  • Program of Study: Any Camosun full-time program leading to a credential.
  • Number of Awards: 1

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have attained outstanding academic achievement (B average or higher) upon high school graduation (grade 11 and 12).
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enrol in the upcoming Fall semester in a full time program leading to a credential, and be within 12 months of high school graduation.
  • Must demonstrate ways in which you have contributed to your community.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Application Process

  • Complete the online application no later than August 1.
  • Upload supporting documentation with online application. Include:
    • Personal statement outlining your volunteer and community involvement.
    • Copy of your high school transcript.

Additional Information

  • Online application will be available from May 1-August 1.
  • Complete applications must be submitted by August 1. All supporting documentation must be received by this date. Late, incomplete, or printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Adjudication of this award will be managed by the Financial Aid and Awards office. All decisions are final.
  • Successful recipients will be notified by email by October 1.
  • Award will be applied directly to the student's Camosun account. If tuition and fees have already been paid, the surplus amount will be refunded.
  • Entrance awards cannot be deferred to a future semester or year.
  • Students will not normally receive more than one entrance award.
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