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
President's Silver Anniversary Award for Excellence in Leadership
Early Entrance Awards
Recipient selection is made by the Awards Office/SCSB
Awards and Financial Aid Office
This prestigious undergraduate award recognizes and rewards excellence through leadership in civic, athletic, philanthropic, and environmental fields. Recipients will have experience in leadership upon admission to UNBC and continuing on through their campus life through contributions to student life, undergraduate research, community outreach or other endeavors. With the President’s contribution, this is now the highest value internally funded award made by UNBC.Donor: The University of Northern British Columbia and the University President.Value: $6,000, renewable at $5,500 for up to three additional consecutive years.Number: TwoEligibility: Available to full-time undergraduate students commencing a course of studies at UNBC for the first time.Criteria: Demonstrated leadership and satisfactory academic standing.Note: This award is renewable subject to the recipient maintaining an annual GPA of at least 2.00 and engaging in ongoing leadership activities. Prior to renewal, the recipient will be asked to provide verification of such activities to the Awards Office.Application Instructions: Complete the on-line Leadership Awards application form and submit at least two letters of reference to the Awards Office from third parties who can attest to your strong leadership abilities in the classroom and/or community. Letters of reference must be submitted to the Awards Office in sealed envelopes with the referee’s signature across the seal, or may be emailed directly by the referee to email@example.com.Established 2015Recipient Selection: SCSB upon recommendation by the UNBC Recruitment Office and the Vice Provost Student Engagement.
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