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.
Eligibility: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.