Scholarships and Bursaries

Deadlines for 2015-16

Application opening: May 1, 2015

Application deadline: May 31, 2015

Application form will be open May 1 - 31, 2015.

Award letters will be emailed by June 30, 2015. Only scholarship recipients will receive notification.


  • Students applying for scholarships must submit the application by May 31, 2015.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Applicants must be registered for and complete 18 credit hours during the academic year. Preference given to on-campus courses. Enrolment in less than 18 credit hours per year will result in termination of the award.
  • Students must maintain good standing in the year the award is given.
  • Student must meet criteria for the specific scholarship or bursary.

Financial Awards available to Seminary students only*

BBC Grad Studies Scholarship
For a graduate of Briercrest College.

Briercrest Board Reunion Bursary
For a seminary student in full time studies with financial need preparing for full time vocational church, mission, or parachurch ministry. Note: Successful applicants may apply to receive this award more than once.

Helen Goertz International Student Bursary
For an international student with financial need.

James and Mary Miller Memorial Bursary
For a student with financial need who has demonstrated a commitment to pastoral care and ministry.

Paul and Jane Magnus Seminary Student Scholarship
For a deserving student with high aspirations, potential and commitment to leadership and ministry.

Schnare/Oickle Memorial Bursary
For a student who demonstrates servanthood and leadership qualities with preference given to those from the Atlantic provinces.

Financial Awards available to College and Seminary students

Briercrest Opportunity Fund
Available to a full-time student who has demonstrated an active life of service to his or her community and has financial need.

Jolly Family Bursary
For a college or seminary aboriginal student (First Nations including non-status, Inuit, and Metis) with financial need. 

Joseph Chung Award
For a student who has demonstrated a commitment to missionary service or ministry to people with special needs.  

* Note - not all scholarships/bursaries are awarded every year

Married Student Discount 
Spouses of full-time students are eligible for a discount in the tuition costs per semester. To apply for the discount, complete and submit the Married Student Discount Application Form.

External Awards

The Free Methodist Church in Canada

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