Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must:

  • Be pursuing post-secondary education in the Fall semester within 12 months of high school graduation. 
  • Have attained outstanding achievement (B average or higher) upon high school graduation (grade 11 and 12).
  • Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. 
  • Be accepted into an eligible Camosun College Post-Secondary Program and enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in the Fall semester.
  • Be able to demonstrate ways in which you have contributed to your community.

Application Process

  • Complete the Knowledge First Entrance Award online application. • Paper/printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Application deadline is May 1–August 1.  Late, incomplete or printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Adjudication of this award will be managed by the Financial Aid and Awards office. All decisions are final.
  • Successful recipients will be notified by email by October 1.
  • Award will be applied directly to the student account. If tuition and fees have already been paid, the surplus amount will be refunded.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete and submit one application only.
  2. Complete all required sections of the application.
  3. Upload your supporting documentation in a PDF file. Mailed/faxed/emailed copies will not be accepted.
  4. Check for errors prior to submitting • No changes are permitted after submitting.
  5. Deadline: Submit your application no later than 11:59 pm, August 1. Late applications will not be processed.