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Admission Scholarships

Admission Scholarships

This page outlines the entrance scholarships, awards, and bursaries available to new students enrolling at Brescia University College. Information for upper-year students can be found on the Upper-Year Scholarships and Awards page.

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Canadian High School Students

Scholarship Number Awarded Academic Requirements Value
Council of Trustees Continuing Scholarship Three Offered to the top three students in the entering class Full Academic Tuition
Principal's Entrance Scholarship Unlimited 91.0%+ $3500
Academic Dean's Entrance Scholarship 88.0-90.9% $3000
Brescia Faculty Entrance Scholarship 85.0-87.9% $2500
Brescia Entrance Scholarship for Academic Excellence 83.0-84.9% $2000
Brescia Merit Entrance Scholarship 80.0-82.9%

$1500

Wolfe Family General Achievement Entrance Scholarship
One 80.0% $6000 with the possibility of continuing
International Day of the Girl Note: applications have been suspended for this scholarship. If we are able to offer this scholarship, a special announcement will go out to all qualified applicants. Updated: January 29, 2014

All of the above scholarships except the Wolfe Family Entrance Scholarship are automatic and guaranteed to students graduating from Canadian high schools. All scholarships are based on final admission averages. All of the scholarships are automatically renewable* (except the Wolfe Family Entrance Scholarship) for a total of four years.

*In order to retain a continuing scholarship, recipients must maintain an 80% average on five full courses taken concurrently in the September to April term while registered at Brescia University College.

Application to the Wolfe Family General Achievement Entrance Scholarship
Students should complete and submit a written application along with supporting documentation for volunteer work and sports/physical fitness activities. Deadline for submission of application and all required documents is June 13, 2014.

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International Baccalaureate

Scholarship Number Awarded Diploma Score Value
Principal's Entrance Scholarship Unlimited 40+ $3500
Academic Dean's Entrance Scholarship 36-39 $3000
Brescia Faculty Entrance Scholarship 32-35 $2500
Brescia Entrance Scholarship for Academic Excellence 30-31 $2000
Brescia Merit Entrance Scholarship 28-29 $1500

All the above scholarships are based on final diploma scores (including up to 3 bonus points). Scholarships are continuing for up to four years if students maintain an 80% average on five full courses taken concurrently in the September to April term while registered at Brescia University College.

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International High School Students

Scholarship Number Awarded Academic Requirements Value
International Entrance Scholarship Unlimited 90.0%+ $3000
85.0-89.9% $2500
80.0-84.9% $2000
Sister Ste. Anne Lachance Scholarship One 80% or above $6000 and a double room in Brescia Residence

International Entrance Scholarships are automatic and guaranteed based on final admission averages as calculated by Brescia. All of the above scholarships are renewable in subsequent years. In order to retain a continuing scholarship, recipients must maintain an 80% average on five full courses taken concurrently in the September to April term while registered at Brescia University College.

Application to the Sister Ste. Anne Lachance Scholarship is not automatic; eligible students should complete and submit a written application.

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Transfer Scholarships

Scholarship Number Awarded Academic Requirements Value
CAAT Entrance Scholarship Unlimited 3.7 GPA (based on a scale of 4) $1000
CEGEP Entrance Scholarship

The above scholarships are automatic and guaranteed to students applying from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) or a Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) and who will be pursuing full time studies at Brescia in their first year.

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Community Leader Awards

Scholarship Number Awarded Academic Requirements Value
Brescia Community Leader Award Four 78% $1000

Community Leader Award deadline: June 2, 2014

The Brescia Community Leader Award is given to four deserving students that have demonstrated involvement within the school and/or local community. Application for a Community Leader Award is not automatic; eligible students should submit a application along with two letters of recommendation before June 2nd. These awards are open to both Ontario and non-Ontario applicants and may be held in conjunction with an Entrance Scholarship. For more information or to apply, see the Brescia Community Leader Award application form.

 

Sibling Book Award

Families who have two or more siblings registered at Brescia University College within the same academic year are eligible to receive $250 per student. To be eligible, students must have the same "permanent" mailing address outside of the academic year. Students must complete this application and submit to the Brescia Business Office on an annual basis.