A $3500 entrance award is available annually to full-time student entering a diploma program at Red River College. Eligible applicants will have graduated from high school not more than 18 months prior to the beginning of the RRC program with an average of at least 75% in their graduating year. Selection will be based primarily on financial need but consideration may also be given to commitment in community or other extracurricular activities. The recipient may also be eligible to have their award renewed for an additional year of full-time studies in the same program, if he/she continues to demonstrate financial need, has maintained full-time enrolment, and achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the previous year. Deadline for applications is July 31.