Scholarship Value $1,250.00
Number of Scholarships 1
Presented annually to a full-time student enrolled for the first time in the Bachelor of Arts program (honours or general) in a humanities or social science discipline with a solid academic standing (minimum 75%). This award aims to recognize a student who exemplifies an outstanding dedication to his/her community through active participation in organizations and projects that work towards enriching and improving the quality of life for individuals and the entire community.
The recipient will demonstrate strong leadership skills, a desire to help those in need and the ability to motivate his/her peers to become active volunteers in the community. Preference is given to students who have been active role models in Big Sisters' associations.
The recipient must demonstrate financial need. The final decision is made by the Student Affairs Committee. Complete the Nipissing University Application for Entrance Awards available from the Financial Aid website. One academic reference from an official representative at the student's most recent educational institution and one additional character reference related to the community organization/projects, which the student has described in his/her application, must accompany all application packages.