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Scholarships - Eligibility and Claiming Awards

Eligibility Entrance Scholarships:

  • A student must have initial admission to Burman University without any previous post-secondary transfer credits or degrees; and
  • Submit an application in their incoming year and, if applicable, request and submit a reference by the deadline.
  • Provide a Social Insurance Number prior to claiming any award.
  • Quebec students with a Level 5 diploma, and if applicable one year of CEGEP, are eligible for Entrance Awards. Level 5 coursework can be used for percentage calculations.


Claiming Entrance Scholarships:

  • A student must register at Burman University for and successfully complete a minimum 80% course load per term (12 credits excluding PLAR and Audit Credit) for each fall and winter term during the school year except where noted in the scholarship criteria

              Valedictorian, Nursing & National Merit Finalist Award are exceptions and
              require a minimum 100% course load each term (15 credits).

  • If a student withdraws to less than the minimum course load required Entrance Scholarships will be reversed for that term and will affect the future renewability for these scholarships.
  • For Athletic/Music scholarships participation in an official Burman sports team or music organization each term is required.
  • All renewable scholarships are awarded 50/50 between the fall and winter terms.
  • The renewal period shall not exceed the length of the student's degree program. 
    • 3 year degree = up to 6 semesters of scholarship eligibility
    • 4 year degree = up to 8 semesters of scholarship eligibility
  • A student’s status year of entry and/or meeting scholarship deadlines will also impact the number of terms a scholarship is available for renewal.
  • A student must meet renewability criteria to receive the scholarship.  The renewal period will not be extended for any reason.