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*Please be advised that during the application review process, a college readiness assessment or interview with a member of the Admissions Committee may be conducted.

1. Complete an Application

Complete the form above and an application form will be emailed to you. Deadlines for applications are August 15 for September start and December 15 for January start (On-Campus Studies only).  

Deadline for Online Studies is ongoing and you can submit an application at any time.

If you are from outside of Canada or USA, please visit the International Student page for specific entrance requirements.

2. Pay an Application Fee

An application fee of $75 CAD must be included at the time of application in order for your application to be considered. Payment can be made via Credit Card. If you decide to pay by cash or cheque, please let us know. This fee is non-refundable.

3. References

The Academic/Employer Reference is to be completed by a person of authority who can accurately describe an applicant's academic abilities or work ethic and character. This reference form may not be completed by a relative.

The Pastor's Reference is to be completed by a Pastor. at your current home church. This person is to comment especially on your character and spiritual abilities.  An email will be sent to your pastor when you complete your application form. (References cannot be completed by a relative or current Vanguard student not currently in a permanent pastoral position)

4. Request Official Transcripts

Students must arrange to have official high school and any other official transcripts sent to the Registrar’s Office. If you are still attending high school when applying, please forward interim grades from your Grade 12 year. Alberta students use this link to order your high school transcripts. You can submit a Detailed Academic Report as an interim transcript.  (PLEASE NOTE: Vanguard is not a part of ApplyAlberta so you have to go to "Order Transcripts Using myPass")

Photocopies from the student are only considered interim and are not official transcripts. If you send an interim transcript or order a transcript before you complete your High School Diploma, you will still need to order an official transcript once your diploma is completed.

An official transcript is one that has been received directly from the institution. Official transcripts are printed on official transcript paper and must bear an embossed or raised seal.

Have Official Transcripts mailed to: Vanguard College, 12140 103 St, Edmonton, AB, T5G 2J9

Alberta Students Click Here

Other Provinces

All other Canadian students can use this link to order your high school transcripts.

Students From Other Provinces Click Here

5. Complete Police Check

All students (both Online & On-Campus) must complete a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.  Information about how to complete a police check will be emailed to you by Vanguard College. 

On-Campus Students Please Note: DO NOT complete the check prior to these dates (May 1st or Sept 1st).  Completing prior to these dates may result in a request to complete a second check.  Police Checks completed for other organizations will not be accepted.

On-Campus Students applying for:

  •  September intake will receive an email after May 1st
  •  January intake students will receive an email after Sept 1st.

On-Campus Police Check Process

Online Students: an email will be sent to you after you submit your application with instructions to complete an online police check through BackCheck that will be sent directly back to us.

6. Apply for Scholarships & Bursaries

You may be eligible for FREE MONEY! You can complete the scholarship & bursary form anytime. You do not have to wait until your admissions application is submitted. Scholarship applications are due on August 1st for the September intake and December 1st for the January intake.

Vanguard Online Scholarship Applications are ongoing and can be submitted anytime before the start of your classes.

Apply For On-Campus Scholarships & Bursaries Here

Apply for Vanguard Online Scholarships and Bursaries Here