Langara College scholarships and awards are intended to recognize and support the outstanding achievement of our students. Scholarship and award recipients must satisfy all criteria specified by a donor, unless the donor agrees to waive those criteria.
- The following are the criteria for Departmental Scholarships:
- be a full-time Regular Studies student in the semester for which the scholarship or award will be received;
- currently registered in a minimum of 9 credits and in a minimum of 9 credits in one of the past two semesters;
- enrolled in at least their second semester of study;
- must be in good standing at the College;
- have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher;
- meet any additional scholarship criteria specified by a donor; these can be found under the scholarship name on our website;
- most Departmental Scholarships do not require applications and students are selected by recommendation by program Faculty when they meet the specific scholarship criteria. If applications are required, please check with the specific Department Chair of the program.
Students with a registered disability with Disability Services or StudentAid BC require to be registered in a minimum of 6 credits instead of 9 credits to be eligible for scholarships.
Part-time students enrolled in 6 to 8 Regular Studies credits in the semester for which the scholarship or award will be received, and in at least one of the past two semesters, may receive scholarships and awards if the donor has directed a portion or all of a fund to part-time students or for Departmental Scholarships, where the department demonstrates exceptional circumstances, such as high program enrolment of part-time students.
Split enrollment students who are also enrolled at other institutions must have 9 credits at Langara to meet the requirement.
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to select student-athletes who have been identified by their Head Coach and the Athletic Director as a top athlete in their sport and deemed deserving of the award. Students must be registered in and/or have completed a course load of 9 credits. (Spring/Fall)
BOB STEELE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP recognizes a student who is a member of one of the College athletic teams. The recipient must have completed a minimum of one second-year English course with a minimum C- grade (a preference will be given to those who have completed Canadian Literature). The recipient must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C) and have demonstrated a financial need. (Spring)
DIXON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP recognizes students who are outstanding all-round athletes and citizens. Recipients must participate in athletic activities, demonstrate leadership and exemplify the spirit of competition and sportsmanship. To be eligible, students must be registered in a minimum of 9 credits, and returning students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.33. (Spring)
DUNCAN MCCALLUM ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is for students who are enrolled at Langara College in at least 9 credits and who are members of a Langara College athletic team (starting members). Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5 (either in high school or at Langara College). (Spring)
THE FREEDOM 55 FINANCIAL STUDENT LEAD SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year full-time student. Must demonstrate promotion of health and wellness and a high level of athletic endeavor or varsity athletic teams. Must submit a 1 page written report outlining community based on social improvement, participation, volunteerism and or coaching. (Fall)
ISABELL CAVALLIN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is an award for a first-year female student athlete who is a member of one of Langara College’s intercollegiate teams. To be eligible for the award, the recipient must have completed a minimum of 15 credits, be enrolled in 9 credits, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. She must also have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and exemplary fair play in her sport(s). (Spring)
MARC RIZZARDO ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a current member of the Langara Men's Soccer Team. The recipient must be currently enrolled in 9 credits and have completed a minimum of 9 credits in the previous semester. The recipient must also have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.33. (Spring)
PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP CANADA ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP recognizes a student athlete registered in a minimum of 9 credits that demonstrates exceptional athletic skill, and is a current member of a Langara College intercollegiate athletic team. Returning students must hold a minimum GPA of 2.33. (Spring)
THERESA HANSON ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to first year student athletes or returning student athletes, who have demonstrated exceptional athletic skills and are current members of a Langara College intercollegiate athletic team. The returning student athletes must be registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.33. (Spring)
VANCOUVER GIRLS' BASKETBALL CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a female student currently enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at Langara College. The award is to recognize athletic involvement in high school, as well as community involvement and academic performance. The recipient must demonstrate financial need. (Fall)