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  • Am I eligible for the scholarship if I am already in a post-secondary program?
    Yes. All applicants who are continuing from one year to the next in a post-secondary program are eligible to apply.
  • Do you need to hold a specific rank/belt to apply?
    No. A specific rank or particular karate accomplishment is not required to apply for the scholarship.
  • I’m going to technical college. Am I eligible to receive the scholarship?
    Yes. We encourage any type of post-secondary programming including but not limited to university, college, technical college and trade school.
  • Am I eligible for the scholarship if I am going from Grade 12 to a post-secondary program?
    Yes. All applicants who are transitioning from Grade 12 to any post-secondary programming are eligible to apply.
  • If I applied for the scholarship last year can I apply this year?
    Absolutely! We encourage you to apply any year that you continue in your post-secondary education.
  • My grades are not perfect. Do I have a chance at winning the scholarship?
    Yes. When selecting a candidate, the committee equally considers karate involvement, extracurricular activities and academic achievement. Successful applicants are well rounded and show dedication in many areas of their life.
  • I am currently finishing the last year of my post-secondary program. Am I eligible to apply?
    No. You must be continuing on in the academic year you obtain your scholarship. For example, the 2022 winners must be returning to school for the 2022-2023 school year.

SWKKF Scholarship

Frequently Asked Questions

The SWKKF Scholarship Committee receives a number of questions regarding the application process.  We would like to address them among the general membership to ensure that everyone has accurate, up-to-date information.

Should you still have questions after reading this FAQ section, please contact Kelsey Mramor at scholarship@shintani.ca.  Good luck with your application.

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