For the 2022-23 academic year, you are automatically considered for an Entrance Scholarship of $500-$5,000 when you apply to a full-time student loan-eligible program before the scholarship deadline (see below).
You must pay your $60 application fee and submit your most current transcripts for your application to be considered.
Entrance Scholarships ($500-$1,000)
Entrance Scholarships of $500 are available to full-time student-loan eligible students in:
- Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Systems
- Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management
Entrance Scholarships of $1,000 per year of the program are available to full-time student-loan eligible students in:
- Practical Nursing
Grade-based Entrance Scholarships ($500-$5,000)
Grade-based scholarships up to a maximum total of $5,000 are available to full-time student-loan eligible students in:
- Administrative Assistant
- Agricultural Science Certificate
- Continuing Care Assistant
- Business (certificate and diploma)
- Foundations for Nursing
- Liberal Arts (certificate and diploma)
- Power Engineering
- Pre-Nursing Certificate
- Youth Care Worker (certificate and diploma)
Note: Entrance Scholarship grade average is calculated based on marks from 30-level Canadian studies and English classes, and the highest achieved marks from 20 or 30-level math and science classes. Some exceptions may apply.
Entrance Scholarship Deadlines:
April 30 – deadline for September entry
Oct. 31 – deadline for late fall and winter program start dates
Feb. 28 – deadline for spring program start dates
The fine print for Entrance Scholarships:
In order to be eligible for an entrance scholarship your application must be received by April 30, 2022 for September 2022 program start dates, by October 31, 2022 for late fall and winter program start dates, or by February 28, 2023 for spring program start date. This includes your Great Plains College Certificate & Diploma programs application or Great Plains College university application form, your application fee and a copy of your most recent transcript.