Frequently Asked Questions
What are the application deadlines?
There are 2 application deadlines. The Part ONE deadline (the application part) is June 1st. The deadline for the Part TWO form, references and final marks is June 30th. Part TWO must be submitted in order to be considered.
Do I need to apply for this scholarship every year?
Yes. To be eligible to receive a J. Harper Kent Charitable Foundation scholarship, you must apply by the June 1st deadline of each year you wish to be considered.
I was awarded a scholarship last year. Am I eligible to apply again?
Absolutely. We consider all of our candidates each year so make sure you apply!
Is this scholarship limited to just university students?
No. If you are a full time student attending a post-secondary education institution (including trades) you qualify for our scholarship.
What happens if I miss a due date?
Sorry. Applications must be received on time. Please re-apply next year.
Can I email my application or hand deliver it?
No. Only mailed applications are considered. It must be postmarked by the due dates June 1st and June 30th.
Do I have to do anything special to receive the second installment of my scholarship?
No. In the new year, we will receive confirmation of your full-time enrollment from the college/university. A cheque is then issued directly to the university.
Do I need to send in the Part Two form even it is blank?
Yes!! If Part Two is not sent in with your application package, your application is not complete and will not be considered.