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Welcome to the UNBC Scholarship, Bursary and Awards Guide

Use this guide to review a listing of scholarships, bursaries and awards offered at UNBC, the selection criteria and application periods for the academic year.

* Additional information regarding the awards criteria, program, award amount and application instructions is available by clicking on each award name.

* The information in this guide is subject to change and the availability of funds.

Information and instructions for applying for UNBC Awards is available on the Awards and Financial Web page.

Award Detail Information
Name: Helen Thurwell Scholarship
Type: Entrance Awards
Selection Process: Recipient selection is made by the Awards Office/SCSB
Application Method: On-line Application
Apply To: Awards and Financial Aid Office
Award Criteria: Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Forster
Value: $25,0000 ($6,250 per year X 4 years. This award is renewable for three (3) consecutive years, subject to the recipient maintaining academic proficiency.
Number: One
Eligibility: Available to a full-time female student with demonstrated school/community involvement and proven academic excellence. Recipient must be a resident of northern British Columbia.
Criteria: Academic excellence and involvement in the school and/or community.
Application Instructions: Complete the Volunteer Activities & Community Involvement sections of the Online Awards Application and submit evidence of your school/community involvement - evidence can be in the form of up to 2 reference letters submitted directly by the referee via awards@unbc.ca.
Endowed 1992
Accept Applications?: Yes
Application Requires Additional Documentation?: Yes
Applications Accepted: Oct 15, 2022 to Apr 01, 2023
Code: 0426

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