Cornerstone College is looking for individuals who show the potential to thrive in their studies and future careers. We are offering scholarships worth up to 50% of the total program tuition to new students.

This scholarship is open to individuals who hold refugee status and have been forced to flee their home country due to conflict, persecution, or violence.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must hold refugee status or have been granted asylum.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Strong academic potential.

How to Apply

  • Complete the scholarship application form available on our website.
  • Provide documentation of refugee status or asylum.
  • Submit a personal statement (250 – 500 words) outlining your journey as a refugee, your aspirations, and how this scholarship will impact your future.
  • Include letters of recommendation highlighting your academic abilities and character.
  • Financial documentation demonstrating the need is required.

Student Responsibilities

Scholarship recipients are expected to contribute to the college community, assist prospective students, and get involved with events. Recipients may be required to:

  • Participate in school activities such as Open House, Orientation, Portfolio Show, etc. as a Student Ambassador.
  • Support the promotion of the institution by participating in testimonials, website content, social media, local marketing events, and other initiatives.
  • Support the Sales Department and Program Directors when necessary for on-campus events, tours, alumni events, and other duties as required.
  • Students are expected to provide up to 30 minutes of time for every $100 awarded Scholarship Assessment Criteria

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • The scholarship award will be applied to tuition fees, disbursed monthly, and commence in the second month.
  • Students must be registered in a full course load to be eligible. Exceptions to the course load requirement are made if a student has a documented learning accommodation requirement.
  • Deferral of or withdrawal from studies may result in forfeit of the remainder of the scholarship award (or the entire award if the studies have not yet commenced).
  • Students must maintain good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA each month. Failure to meet academic obligations may result in the forfeit of the scholarship award. Any tuition or fees associated with repeating a failed subject will be the responsibility of the student.
  • By accepting the scholarship, the recipient must agree to take part in activities and events as outlined in but not limited to, the Student Responsibilities section of the application.
  • Scholarships are competitive and are awarded at the discretion of the college.

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