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2019 Ashton College Bursaries

Helping New Immigrants Learn For a Better Future!


Applications for 2019 Ashton college bursaries are now closed! We thank everyone who applied. The winners will be contacted by phone or email. 

Be one of the recipients of an Ashton College full-time tuition bursary valued up to $8,000. Join the ranks of past immigrants who are building their careers in their chosen fields. Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents who arrived in Canada for the first time within the last five years, and who wish to enroll in a full-time program.

Types of Awards

Four full-time tuition bursaries (excluding books, application fee, and material fee) to a maximum value of $8,000 each. The award has no cash value.

Areas of Study

2019 Bursaries are applicable towards all programs offered at Ashton College Vancouver and Abbotsford campuses. Only one winner will be determined per each program.

Submission Requirements

  • A 500-word essay detailing the applicant’s financial need, purpose, and specific goals for the future. In addition, the essay should set out details of previous studies undertaken by the applicant, work experience, and involvement with community activities. All essays submitted should be well structured and free of errors. An external panel of four judges will evaluate the essays.
  • A reference letter from a previous instructor or employer within the past five years
  • Resume
  • Completed application form (see below)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time the application is submitted.
  • Must have arrived in Canada for the first time within the past five years.
  • Must register and begin a full-time program within one calendar year from the date awarded.
  • Cannot be deferred.
  • Awards are non-transferable.
  • Bursary student must adhere to existing academic policies of the College.
  • At the time of registration, application fee must be submitted along with completed application form.
  • Bursary student must meet all the admission requirements of the program.
  • Bursary cannot be applied retroactively: bursary cannot be applied to tuition already paid, or to programs in which the applicant is already registered.
  • Bursary applicant cannot be employed by, or related to employees of, Ashton College or Canadian Immigrant Magazine.

Online Application

All fields are required.

Full Name


Phone Number

Email Address

Proposed Start Date of Studies

Which program are you interested to take at Ashton College

Immigration Information

Status in Canada

Canadian CitizenPermanent Resident

Date of first arrival in Canada

English Language Proficiency


Please see Policy 1002 on English Language Requirements. In some cases, you do not require an English Language test for admission to Ashton College.

Date of Language Test

File Uploads


Reference Letter




Submit Enquiry Form