UFV Trades Entrance Scholarships
DEADLINE: September 1
APPLICATION PROCESS: Print and complete the Trades Entrance Scholarship Application . Completed applications with supporting documentation can be mailed or dropped off to UFV Financial Aid and Awards in Chilliwack or Abbotsford.
Calculation of GPA
Calculation of Entrance Scholarship GPAs are based on grade 11 and 12 courses.
Provincial Examinations and Approved Grade 12 Courses
UFV does not require provincial examinations, but high school graduation requires provincial exams in some subjects. If you wrote provincial exams, the higher of your school mark or your blended grade (school mark and provincial exam mark combined) is used for GPA calculation.
Applications are not complete until all supporting documentation is submitted to the UFV Financial Aid and Awards office, on or before the application deadline. Please make sure you submit the following:
- A cover letter identifying goals, accomplishments and educational plans.
- A typed summary of your academic achievements, volunteer and/or leadership efforts.
- 1 - 2 current reference letters detailing your service and /or leadership activities.
- Your most current transcript. Mature students must submit a transcript showing most recently completed educational credits.
- Optional special achievement - UFV realizes not all achievements can be described in words. The scholarship committee will accept up to 2 recent items (art work, media, video, etc.) that illustrate your exceptional talents.
UFV Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Annual Entrance Scholarship
AMOUNT: 3 scholarships @ $2,000 each - $1,000 towards tuition in the first semester and $1,000 towards tuition in the second semester (subject to successful completion of the first semester).
AVAILABLE TO: A student attending UFV as a full-time Trades student in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation.
Craftsman Collision Annual Entrance Scholarship
Two annual entrance awards were established in 2018 to be given out to students enrolled in the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing program who have a passion for automobiles and the ambition to pursue a career in collision repair. Craftsman Collision was founded in 1977 by Bill Hatswell. It is the largest independently owned and operated auto body repair chain in Canada with over 40 locations spanning British Columbia to Saskatchewan. Craftsman Collision established these awards in recognition of their 40th anniversary and as an expression of their ongoing commitment to the automotive industry
AMOUNT: 2 scholarships @ $1,000 each
AVAILABLE TO: A student entering the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Certificate (Foundation Program) through UFV's Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies. Student must provide a personal statement about their professional goals, relevant experience to the Automotive trade, volunteerism, aspirations of their interests, etc. Must be a Canadian citizen.
Tourism Harrison Annual Entrance Scholarship in Hospitality Event Planning
AVAILABLE TO: Students entering the Hospitality Event Planning Certificate program at UFV in the academic year immediately following their Grade 12 graduation. The applicant must have a high academic standing in Grade 12 academic courses (the minimum requirement is a B average or 3.0 GPA).