Scholarships

Janine Morin-West - Recipient of the Enbridge Dakota Language Scholarship

Brandon University values academic excellence. Board of Governors (BOG) Entrance Scholarships will automatically be offered to students who have graduated from a Canadian high school with Grade 11 or 12 marks of 85% or higher. Scholarship eligibility shall include Grade 11 marks if students apply before March 1 of the year they graduate from high school. Students who apply after JUNE 30 shall have their eligibility assessed on final Grade 12 grades.

Board of Governors Entrance Scholarships

Tiers Amount
Tier I Average greater than or equal to 95% $2,000
Tier II Average greater than or equal to 92.5% $1,700
Tier III Average greater than or equal to 90% $1,400
Tier IV Average greater than or equal to 87.5% $1,100
Tier V Average greater than or equal to 85% $800

Students who are awarded BOG Entrance Scholarships on the basis of grade 11 marks may have their award increased should Grade 12 averages at graduation result in a higher award. In no case shall the award be reduced. Here is a list of the courses that we consider for the BOG scholarship.

Check out our Scholarship Database for a complete list of first-year scholarships and bursaries. Once you have your student number and email, you can apply online through the Student Information System.

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

Students entering first year will be awarded $250 for each Advanced Placement (AP) course with a grade of 5 and $175 for each AP course with a grade of 4. These amounts will be in addition to any amounts awarded under the BOG Entrance Scholarships.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

Students entering first year who have completed the entire International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma will receive a scholarship in the following amounts:

Score Amount
43-44 $2,800
40-42 $2,500
37-39 $2,200
34-36 $1,900
31-33 $1,600
28-30 $1,300
26-27 $1,100

Students will either receive the IB diploma award or the BOG Entrance award as determined by largest dollar value.

Students entering first year, who have completed one or more individual IB courses, will receive a scholarship for excellence in individual courses according to the following scale:

Grade Amount
For each grade of 7 on the higher level: $250
For each grade of 6 on the higher level: $200
For each grade of 5 on the higher level: $150
For each grade of 7 on the standard level: $200
For each grade of 6 on the standard level: $100