These awards are presented to two full-time students entering full-time study in an undergraduate program at Nipissing University. Applicants must have a minimum 85% average and show evidence of personal leadership activities: e.g. excellence in fine arts, writing, debating; excellence in science extracurricular activities beyond local school class requirements; and/or significant citizenship contributions to community or family. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need. The award is renewable for up to three additional years at $3,000 per year based on the maintenance of a minimum 85% average on 30 credits. Recipients of this award may not also hold a President's or Carl Sanders Scholarship.