Designed to encourage North Bay and surrounding community high school students to study at Nipissing University, this award is presented to a full-time student entering the first year of a Bachelor of Arts (three year general, three year liberal or four year honours) degree at Nipissing University with a solid academic standing (minimum 75%). This award aims to recognize students who exemplify excellence among their peers in terms of academics, extra-curricular involvement and citizenship. The recipient must demonstrate financial need. Applicants are required to provide one supporting reference from an official representative at their high school. Complete the Nipissing University Application for Entrance Awards available from the Financial Aid website.