Entrance Awards

You are eligible if you’re an international learner who hasn’t attended Bow Valley College before.

See the list of entrance awards.

Learner Pathway Awards

You’re eligible if you:

  • Have successfully completed one or more terms of Bow Valley College's International English Language Learning program.
  • Will continue your studies in a Bow Valley College certificate or diploma program.


You’re an international student who:

  • Has completed one or more courses at a high school in Alberta.
  •  Will continue your studies in a certificate, diploma or post-diploma program at Bow Valley College.

See a list of learner pathway awards.

In-Course Awards

  • You are eligible if you are an international learner in a certificate, diploma or post-diploma program at Bow Valley College.
  • Has completed a diploma at Bow Valley College and is continuing on to a post diploma program at Bow Valley College.

See a list of in-course awards.

Internationalization Award of Excellence

You are eligible if you are a current international learner who has complete at least one term of studies within the following programs

  • English Language Learning
  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Post-diploma
  • Academic Upgrading

Academic Achievement Award

  • You are eligible if you are in a certificate, diploma or post-diploma program

Note: This nomination based

If you’re a Bow Valley College student, you can apply for this award. It recognizes someone who makes a special effort to engage the campus community in international education and multiculturalism.

Read more about the Internationalization Award.

Note: This is available to domestic and international applicants.

Apply for awards

Application deadlines

  • Apply before April 30 each year for any in-course student awards.
  • Apply before start of term for any entrance scholarships.
  • You can apply for more than one award.
  • To apply for entrance awards, you must be accepted as a new learner who is registered in courses.
  • You can apply for entrance awards while you wait for your study permit. You will be asked to present your study permit prior to the study permit deadline as per the Learner Accounts Policy.
  • If you’re an elected recipient, we’ll contact you 40 days after the application deadline.
  • If you’re an elected recipient for other awards, you must have a valid study permit.

International Learners Advisors

North Campus, N333 
345 - 6 Avenue SE

  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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