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School of Arts & Science

Awards and Scholarships

Applications for awards are now closed.

Want financial help for your education?

The School of Arts & Science, in partnership with the Camosun College Foundation, offers a series of awards to outstanding students. Camosun also offers a wide selection of entrance awards and bursaries for full-time students.

Questions?

If you have any further questions, please contact your instructor, call 250-370-3298 or email artsci@camosun.ca.

Bursaries

Thanks to our generous donors and to the work of the Camosun College Foundation bursaries are provided to full-time students with financial need. You can apply for all available bursaries with one application!

Check out the list of bursaries applicable to your school.


Open to Arts & Science students

Allen & Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation Science Award

This award is given to a high achieving full-time student proceeding from first to second year and who carries a minimum of 3 courses in science per term. Please submit a statement describing your background, interests, academic program, and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#).

Eligibility
All Arts & Science students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Allen & Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation for donating this award.

Camosun International Arts & Science Award

This award is given to an outstanding international student who has studied full time.

Eligibility
International Arts & Science students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay outlining your studies at Camosun and your future goals
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Camosun International for donating this award.

Fred Hughes Endowed Science Award

This award acknowledges high academic achievement (GPA) and is given annually to a science student going into their second year of either the Associate of Science Degree or UT program, who is a full-time student and carries a minimum of 3 courses in science and/or mathematics per term. Please submit a statement describing your background, interests, academic program, and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#).

Eligibility
All University Transfer or Associate of Science Degree students beginning their second year
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Fred Hughes for donating this award.

Fred was a long-time Associate Dean of Arts & Science and instructor of mathematics at the college.

Latham Pazdro Women in the World Award

The award is open to Camosun individuals or groups who, in their course assignments, have done a substantial piece of work on the subject of women. Please submit a piece of work such as art, a body of creative writing or a unique research essay in which women are the focus. The submission must be a Camosun College School of Arts & Science course assignment completed in the current academic year, submitted with the instructor's original class assignment, include your name and C#.

Eligibility
All full-time Arts & Science students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Art, Creative Writing, or Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Not Just Pin Money and Roberta Pazdro, Barbara Latham, family and friends for donating this award.

This award is named for Roberta Pazdro and Barbara Latham, co-editors of Not Just Pin Money: Selected Essays on the History of Women's Work in British Columbia(1984), the publication which initially funded this Award.

Roberta Pazdro is a long time production manager in the Canadian film and television industry in Toronto; Barbara Latham is a retired Camosun instructor who, amongst other things, taught the first Women's Studies Course in Sociology.

Nicole Borthwick Spirit Award

This award is given to one student who exemplifies community spirit through their volunteer efforts. Please submit an essay of no more than 300 words detailing how you meet the criteria. (300 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#).

Eligibility
All full-time Arts & Science students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Nicole Borthwick for donating this award.

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Arts Awards

Associate of Arts Degree

Associate of Arts Degree Award - Year 2

The Associate of Arts Degree Award - Second-Year acknowledges high academic achievement and is given annually to a student in year two of the Associate of Arts Degree Program. You should have successfully completed at least 16 University Transfer courses in the Associate of Arts Degree Program, with a minimum of 6 second-year courses, as well as a high GPA. Preference will be given to those whose GPA is 7.0 (A-) or higher. Please submit a statement describing your background, interests, academic program, and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#).

Eligibility
Second-year Associate of Arts Degree students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the School of Arts & Science for donating this award.

Colin Montesano Memorial Associate Degree Awards

This award recognizes a mature student enrolled in the Associate Degree program who has been away from formal academic studies for at least three years prior to attending Camosun College. You must be returning to complete your second year at Camosun and have completed at least two Psychology or two Math courses with a minimum grade point average of 7 or above (A-). Please submit a statement describing your background, interests, academic program, and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#). Two awards granted per year.

Eligibility
Returning Associate Degree students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Leikny Montesano for donating this award.

These awards were created in 2008 to honour the life of Colin Montesano, an instructor at Camosun College.

Dave and Bev Knapton Associate of Arts Degree Scholarship

The Dave and Bev Knapton Associate of Arts Degree Scholarship acknowledges high academic achievement and is given annually to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant in the first year of the Associate of Arts Degree Program. You must have taken a minimum of eight first-year courses (four courses per semester) and be registered for at least four courses in the upcoming fall semester. Preference will be given to those whose GPA is 7.0 (A-) or higher.

Eligibility
First-year, continuing Associate of Arts Degree students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Dave and Bev Knapton for donating this award.

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Creative Writing

Island Blue Print "Printorium Bookworks" Award

This award is presented to two students with the highest GPAs in a scriptwriting, poetry, personal narrative, or creative non-fiction course.

Eligibility
CRWR 152, 155, 156, 158, 252, 256, or 258 students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Island Blue Print for donating this award.

Island Blue Print "Printorium Bookworks" Award - Fiction

This award is based on a piece of fiction written for a creative writing course at Camosun College. It is judged on originality, effective structure, the ability to create and maintain a reader's interest, and effective sentence-level writing. Please submit a piece of fiction between 1500 and 5000 words in length that has been written for a creative writing course at Camosun College. Students must submit an Application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for a Creative Writing class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year. Note: You will also find this award under the English.

Eligibility
CRWR 154, 157, and 254 students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Fictional Work
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Island Blue Print for donating this award.

ORCA Book Publishers Indigenous Literature Award

Open to Indigenous students in the School of Arts & Science taking either English or Creative Writing. Please submit a poem, a work of creative nonfiction, or a short story that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Eligibility
English or Creative Writing Indigenous students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
A creative written work that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Orca Book Publishers for donating this award.

Orca Book Publishers (One) World (for) of Children Award

Open to students in English or Creative Writing in the School of Arts and Science. This award supports children's literacy work that focuses on content or subject matter that illuminate the experiences of people of diverse backgrounds including ethnicity, people with disabilities or people who identify as LGBTQ.
Eligibility
English or Creative Writing students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
A creative written work that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Orca Book Publishers for donating this award.

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Communications

Arthur Rabin Scholarship

Awarded annually to one or more students completing Digital Production, Writing and Design who plans to pursue a career in video or film, and who has demonstrated an ability to work with others.

Eligibility
Digital Production, Writing and Design or Audio Visual Technician students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated your ability to work with others.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Communications department for donating this award.

Barrie Black Memorial Award - AMTEC

Provides an award to one or more students completing Digital Production, or Writing and Design with a special interest in web design. The Barrie Black Memorial Award is awarded to a student who has graduated from the Camosun College Digital Production, Writing and Design Program during the past year and has attained high academic achievement, demonstrates the ability to work well with others and demonstrates strong web production and design skills.

Eligibility
Digital Production, Writing and Design graduates
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to AMTEC (Association for Media & Technology in Education Canada) for donating this award.

This award was established by the Pacific Instructional Media Association (later amalgamated with the Association for Media & Technology in Education Canada) to honour Barrie Black.

Barrie Black was the founder and director of PEMC (Provincial Educational Media Centre) in the 1970s and early 1980s. After working for many years with CBC producers on Canadian School Broadcasts, Barrie helped establish the Ministry of Education's first studio to produce television to meet the specific needs of BC educators. He was a pioneer in the Application of multimedia systems for teaching and learning in the Province.

Excellence in Communication Theory Award

The Excellence in Communication Theory Award is presented to a student who has graduated from the Digital Communications Program at Camosun College during the past year and has attained high academic achievement in one or more communication theory courses.

Eligibility
Communications department students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Communications department for donating this award.

Jim Ryan Award in Photography

Provides an award to one or more students completing Digital Production, Writing and Design or Audio Visual Technician who demonstrates a special interest in photography.

Eligibility
Digital Production, Writing and Design and Audio Visual Technician
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Brief essay describing your special interest in photography or an example.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Communications department for donating this award.

Kerm Carlson Award of Excellence

Awarded to a student who has completed either Digital Communications or Digital Production, Writing and Design with high academic standing. Award recipient will also have demonstrated personal initiative, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn and apply new skills throughout their program.

Eligibility
Digital Communication or Digital Production, Writing and Design
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Communications department for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print Comics and Graphic Novels Award

This award recognizes a student who has demonstrated extraordinary ability in original visual storytelling.

Eligibility
Comics and Graphic Novels
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Brief essay describing how a student has demonstrated visual storytelling, or an example of visual storytelling.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

Shelagh Stanley Award

Awarded to the best writer or writers who have completed the Digital Production, Writing and Design program. The student should demonstrate the ability to produce news and/or promotional writing suitable for publication, display strong interpersonal skills and personal initiative, attain high academic achievement, and work effectively with others while striving for excellence.

Eligibility
Digital Production, Writing and Design
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Margaret McDougall for donating this award.

Born in Winnipeg in 1945, Shelagh Stanley's journalism career began as a reporter for the Kingston Whig-Standard in Ontario. She became news editor and city editor there before moving to Toronto to become the features editor for Canadian Living and later, the managing editor of Select Homes magazine.

After moving to Victoria, Shelagh worked briefly for the Times- Colonist and then went on to a successful career as a communications officer for various B.C. government ministries. Shelagh shared her love of journalism with Camosun students, teaching writing classes in the Applied Communication Program from 1994 to 2003. She reluctantly gave this up when she became too ill to teach. Shelagh passed away November 20, 2004.

Her mother, Margaret McDougall, was instrumental in creating this award to honour Shelagh's memory and encourage aspiring writers within the Digital Production, Writing and Design Program.

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Criminal Justice

Chris Considine Prize - Criminology

This award is presented to the graduating student with the highest GPA in the Criminal Justice Program.  

Eligibility
Graduating student with the highest GPA
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to Considine & Company for donating this award.

Constable Ian Jordan Award

This award will go to a Criminal Justice student who plans on becoming a police officer in the greater Victoria area. The successful recipient will demonstrate, in writing, their commitment to: the Camosun community and student life; commitment to community, volunteering or family; and a statement about their long term goal related to policing. While academic achievement is not a primary consideration, they will be considered. Preference will be given to students who have not already received other awards.

Eligibility
Criminal Justice student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Brian Young and various police departments for donating this award.

CRIM 154 Tabula Rasa Award

Awarded to a student completing Criminal Justice 154 who has shown an ability to balance life with good marks and has a plan to continue their education at a University or College in British Columbia.

Eligibility
Student completing Criminal Justice 154
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have  demonstrated your commitment to the  Camosun community and student life, and to community, volunteering, or family; and provide a statement outlining your long term educational goals.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Brian Young for donating this award.

CRIM 270 Shlepp and Choo Award

Awarded to a student completing Criminal Justice 270 who has shown the ability to balance life with good marks and has a plan to continue their education at a University or College in British Columbia.

Eligibility
Student completing Criminal Justice 270
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have  demonstrated your commitment to the  Camosun community and student life, and to community, volunteering, or family; and provide a statement outlining your long term  educational goals.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Brian Young for donating this award.

John Post Memorial Scholarship

The John Post Scholarship is awarded to a student who is registered in the Criminal Justice Program, has attained a minimum GPA of 5.0 (B), participated within the Criminal Justice community in a voluntary capacity and is an active participant of Camosun College's Criminal Justice Undergraduate Society. Write a statement clearly identifying and describing your volunteer experience in the Criminal Justice Community as well as the Criminal Justice Undergraduate Society.

Eligibility
Criminal Justice student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the friends, family and former colleagues of John Post for donating this award.

This award is dedicated to the memory of John Post, the founder of Camosun College's Criminal Justice Program.

Saanich Police - Chief Constable's Award First Year

This award is intended for a student entering into the second year of the Criminal Justice Program, who has demonstrated commitment to building a safe community. The Saanich Police Department motto is: "Keeping Saanich Safe Since 1906." The applicant should demonstrate their involvement in crime prevention initiatives or other methods of making their community a safer place.

Eligibility
Student entering second year
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated your involvement in crime prevention initiatives or other methods towards building a safe community.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Saanich Police for donating this award.

Saanich Police - Chief Constable's Award Second Year

This award is intended for a graduating student from the Criminal Justice Program, who has demonstrated commitment to building a safe community. The Saanich Police Department motto is "Keeping Saanich Safe Since 1906." The applicant should demonstrate their involvement in crime prevention initiatives or other avenues of making their community a safer place.

Eligibility
Graduating student Criminal Justice
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated your involvement in crime prevention initiatives or other methods towards building a safe community.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Saanich Police for donating this award.

Saanich Police - Sergeant Mike Lawless Memorial Award

This award is intended for a student from the Criminal Justice Program, who has demonstrated outstanding community spirit. In January 2015, Sergeant Mike Lawless lost his life to cancer at the age of 43. Mike gave all his energy to the people around him and to the causes he believed in. In 2004 Mike was a rider with Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock and made a lasting impact on everyone he encountered. Mike continued to volunteer for Tour de Rock until the year before his death. This award recognizes the student who has demonstrated the same "Spirit of Giving Back" that Mike gave to this world.

Eligibility
Criminal Justice student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated outstanding community spirit.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Saanich Police for donating this award.

Saanich Police - Constable Robert N. Barry Kirby Memorial Award

This award is intended for a graduating student from the Criminal Justice Program, who has demonstrated commitment to service through helping their fellow students or members of the college community. On April 24th , 1960, Constable Kirby was working the front desk at the Saanich Police Department when a psychiatric patient escaped from the Colquitz Provincial Mental Hospital on Wilkinson Road (the current site of the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre). The escapee broke into a nearby resident's shed, where he stole a .22 caliber rifle, then fired upon some of the unarmed hospital staff. Without hesitation, Constable Kirby immediately joined other Saanich Police officers and responded to the Wilkinson Road area. While searching for the escapee, Constable Kirby was shot in an ambush and died. Constable Kirby is the only Saanich police officer to die in the line of duty. This award recognizes the student who has placed others before themselves in the college environment.  

Eligibility
Graduating student Criminal Justice
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated your commitment to service to others in the college environment.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Saanich Police for donating this award.

The Bill Hayman Criminal Justice Award

This award is presented annually to a second-year Camosun College Criminal Justice Program student, who has achieved excellence in the program. To be eligible to apply for the Sterling Pacific Investigations Criminal Justice Scholarship, applicants must have attained a minimum GPA of 6.0 (B+), demonstrate leadership in student or faculty-sponsored activities, participate within the Criminal Justice community in a voluntary capacity. Write a statement demonstrating your leadership in student or faculty-sponsored activities, participatation within the Criminal Justice community in a voluntary capacity, Proof of acceptance from an accredited university indicating continued studies toward the completion of an undergraduate degree is required before the award can be granted.

Eligibility
Graduating Criminal Justice students continuing on to a degree studies
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement, University Acceptance Letter
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Sterling Pacific Investigations for donating this award.

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English

Charlotte Bronte Award

This award recognizes academic achievement in English, and is presented to a student who has written an outstanding research paper for a Camosun College ENGL 151 composition class. Please submit a research paper that is properly documented using either MLA or APA guidelines. Students must submit an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year.

Eligibility
English 151 students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Research Paper
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Sarah Ellis for donating this award.

Emily Bronte Award

The Emily Bronte Award acknowledges academic achievement and is awarded to a student who has written an outstanding essay of literary analysis for a second-year Camosun College literature course. Please submit an essay of literary analysis that is properly documented. Students must submit an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year.

Eligibility
Students in a second-year English literature course
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Sarah Ellis for donating this award.

Fred Hemus & Marjorie Peters Advanced Composition Award

This award recognizes the outstanding work of a student in a second year composition class. The submission displays not only excellent writing ability but also a bold infusion of personal style. The work impresses with its professionalism as well as its ability to sustain the interest of the reader. Students must submit an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Submit only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year.

Eligibility
ENGL 250 students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to the English department for donating this award.

This award was established to honour the memory of Fred Hemus and Marjorie Peters.

ORCA Book Publishers Indigenous Literature Award

Open to Indigenous students in the School of Arts & Science taking either English or Creative Writing. Please submit a poem, a work of creative nonfiction, or a short story that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Eligibility
English or Creative Writing Indigenous students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
A creative written work that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Orca Book Publishers for donating this award.

Orca Book Publishers (One) World (for) of Children Award

Open to students in English or Creative Writing in the School of Arts and Science. This award supports children's literacy work that focuses on content or subject matter that illuminate the experiences of people of diverse backgrounds including ethnicity, people with disabilities or people who identify as LGBTQ.
Eligibility
English or Creative Writing students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
A creative written work that uses literary devices associated with children's literature, for example, rhyme, nonsense, word-play, fantasy, or narration.
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Orca Book Publishers for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print English as a Second Language Award

This award is presented to a Camosun ESL student with the highest final GPA in ENGL 151 and ENGL 161, 163 or 164; consideration will also be given to the applicant's overall GPA. Applicant must speak English as a second language.

Eligibility
Camosun ESL students taking ENGL 151, 161, 163 or 164
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print Indigenous Literature Award

Please submit an essay, properly documented, that shows an outstanding interpretation of an Indigenous work, be it an essay, a novel, a short story, a poem, a song, a ceremony, a film, or a piece of orature. Students must submit an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year.

Eligibility
Camosun students taking English
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Written Work or Media Link
Accepted Files
PDF (include link when applicable)

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print International English Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a Camosun International student with the highest grade point average in ENGL 151, 161, 163, or 164; consideration will also be given to the applicant's overall GPA.

Eligibility
Camosun International students taking ENGL 151, 161, 163 or 164
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print Technical Writing Award

This award recognizes high academic achievement in a technical writing course in a student who has demonstrated a mastery of professional writing principles and document design by writing an outstanding research report (with graphics). Students must an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year. Students are also asked to submit the assignment for which the piece was originally written.

Eligibility
Camosun students taking English technical writing courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Research Report
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

Pam Shemilt - Island Blue Print Women's Literature Best Essay Award

This award is given to a student with high academic achievement in a second-year English literature course. Recipient has shown superior ability in analysis and/or criticism of women's literature. Essay is properly documented. Students must submit an application and attach their work as a pdf, and please double-space that work. Please omit your name from this document, but add your student number (C number) into the header of each page of the document. Include only work that has been written for an English class at Camosun during the appropriate academic year.

Eligibility
Students taking second-year English literature
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemilt and family for donating this award.

William Geoffrey Ellis Prize

This award is presented to an outstanding academic student who completes a second-year of studies at Camosun, focusing on English. Students must be finishing their second year of studies at Camosun, having completed a minimum of four English courses or three Technical Writing courses and have attained a high GPA.

Eligibility
Second-year students focusing on English or Technical Writing
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Sarah Ellis for donating this award.

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Humanities

Eero Sorila Scholarship in History

The Eero Sorila Scholarship in History is to awarded to the student who achieved top marks in HIST 102 World Civilizations 1: Pre-1450 

Eligibility
First-year, continuing students taking History courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Mr. Sorila for donating this award.

This award was established by Mr. Sorila, a landscape photographer from Vancouver who, in the spring of 2011, photographed two of Camosun College's oldest buildings - Dunlop House and the Young Building.

History Faculty Scholarship

The History Faculty Scholarship is awarded to a student who achieves best standing in History courses based on highest GPA for a first-year student.

Eligibility
First-year students taking History courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly outlining how excellence has been demonstrated by the applicant.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the History department for donating this award.

Ralph and Mary Ward History Award

This award is granted to a student who is a Canadian citizen, or landed immigrant who has demonstrated significant improvement in History courses from the first to the second year with a minimum grade of B+ in the second year.

Eligibility
Second-year students taking History courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Ralph and Mary Ward for donating this award.

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Music

Canadian Federation of University Women – HJ Russell Music Award

To provide financial assistance to an outstanding music student entering into the second-year of the Diploma in Music Performance at Camosun College. This award will be given to a woman, preferably with a piano focus, but may be awarded to an instrumental or vocal performer. The award should be based on performance excellence and satisfactory academic standing. Preference will be given to a Victoria or British Columbia student. The recipient will be chosen by the Artistic Directorate at the Victoria Conservatory of Music with advice of the music faculty.

Eligibility
Second-year Diploma in Music Performance students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to the Canadian Federation of University Women for donating this award.

Castle Cary Pipes and Drums Awards Endowment Fund

Awarded to a student entering the second-year of the Diploma in Music Performance program who has successfully completed the first-year of the program studying full-time and receiving the highest GPA in music courses.

Eligibility
Second-year Music Performance students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 7, Britannia for donating this award.

Kathryn Le Gros Diploma in Music Performance Entrance Award

For the entering student who demonstrates the highest audition marks. Preference will be given to a student with a focus on classical music.

Eligibility
First-year Music Performance students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to Kathryn Le Gros for donating this award.

Established in 2011 by Kathryn Le Gros, Director of Ancillary Services at Camosun College and who is an accomplished pianist.

Mrs. A. Massy Goolden Award

Graduating student of the Diploma in Music Performance program who has attained academic excellence with an outstanding GPA across this full-time program, shown evidence of exceptional capacity to succeed in the field of music, demonstrated outstanding potential as a performer and teacher of music, and made a positive contribution to the Victoria Conservatory of Music and its artistic work.

Eligibility
Completed second-year Music Performance students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to Mrs. A. Massy Goolden for donating this award.

Mrs. Goolden established this award in 1978. Mrs. Goolden was one of the founders of the Victoria Conservatory of Music in 1964, and her desire was that students who graduate from the conservatory program be recognized and given some encouragement to proceed in their chosen careers.

Norene Bradshaw and Trevor Dawson Memorial Music Award

Awarded to a student entering the first-year of the Diploma in Music Performance Program who has received the highest recommendation score given by the audition committee.

Eligibility
First-year Music Performance students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to the St. Columba Anglican Church for donating this award.

Established in 2011 by the St. Columba Anglican Church to recognize the memory of Norene Bradshaw and Trevor Dawson, parish members.

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Psychology

Excellence in Psychology Award

To honour the top Psychology student each year with the highest average in psychology courses and proceeding from first to second year. To be eligible for this award, students must have the highest grade point average in psychology courses, have taken at least 3 (three) psychology courses, be enrolled in a second year psychology course at Camosun College at the time the award is given and provide a list of psychology courses taken (course number/name, semester, instructor, grade, and/or percent received).

Eligibility
First-year Camosun student taking Psychology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Course list
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Grace Chan for donating this award.

Kathleen Ryan Memorial Scholarship for the Outstanding Student in Psychology

To be eligible to apply for the Kathleen Ryan Memorial Scholarship, applicants must have successfully completed, at the time of application for this award, three Psychology courses, or one Psychology course and be enrolled in two additional Psychology courses, or two Psychology courses and be enrolled in one additional Psychology course. Please submit a résumé that includes both academic and regular work that indicates both your studies and your activity outside of school. You must be enrolled at Camosun College at the time of applying for this award and be returning to complete your second year at Camosun. Please submit an essay describing future plans as they relate to the study of psychology and career interests in psychology (500 words, typed, double spaced).

Eligibility
First-year continuing Camosun student taking Psychology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Resume and Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Kathleen Ryan and the Psychology Department for donating this award.

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Social Sciences

Andrew Smith Community Engagement Award

This award recognizes academic achievement and commitment to social justice in the Greater Victoria region. The student must be registered in a minimum of four social science courses in the current academic year. Preference will be given to those whose GPA is 7.0 (A-) or higher. Students must submit a letter of no more than 500 words outlining their social justice work and interest in the social sciences.

Eligibility
Arts & Science Studies, University Transfer or Associate Degree students taking Social Sciences courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Letter
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to Andrew Smith for donating this award.

Asia-Pacific Studies Award

The gift is to provide scholarships to students who will be studying in an academic institution in the Asia-Pacific region who have successfully completed two semesters of study in Social Sciences and /or Humanities.  Preference given to students who demonstrate a commitment to future study and/or employment involving the Asia-Pacific region.  Students must submit a letter describing their academic and career goals to the Chair of the Social Sciences Department.

Eligibility
Social Sciences and /or Humanities students who will study in Asia-Pacific
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Letter
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Social Sciences department for donating this award.

Camosun ESRI Canada GIS Scholarship

This award is intended for an exemplary student to further their geographic literacy, spatial awareness, critical thinking and analytical skills. Students are encouraged to apply the GIS technology they learn in class to address real-world problems and improve their decision-making ability.

Please submit a summary report on an individually prepared GIS project completed for a Camosun class. This report shall state which class the project was done for; describe the research problem and analytical solution; and be judged upon criteria of originality, quality of analysis and professional presentation. Submit all relevant GIS files in electronic format and a Camosun College transcript. You should have an average of at least a B+ overall and be currently enrolled at Camosun College. Scholarship FAQ can be answered on the ESRI website. Note: No student shall receive this award more than once.

Eligibility
Arts & Science students taking a GIS course
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to ESRI Canada for donating this award.

Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Student

This award recognizes and supports the achievement of a deserving Social Sciences student. The criteria for selection include a high academic standing, originality of insight, and excellence in writing. The Social Science Award for Outstanding Student is awarded to a student who is registered as an A&S Studies, University Transfer or Associate Degree student in the current academic year taking at least 3 second year courses offered by the Social Sciences Department at Camosun College. You should be about to complete your degree at Camosun or returning to complete your second-year at Camosun, have superior grades (GPA minimum A-, 7.0 in a 9 grade scale) and GPA will be based on the applicant's two most recent semesters. Please submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing future academic or career plans as they relate to the Social Sciences. Note: Social Sciences courses include the following: Anthropology, Asia Pacific Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, and Social Work.

Eligibility
A&S Studies, University Transfer or Associate Degree students taking Social Sciences courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Social Sciences department for donating this award.

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Visual Arts

Clay Foundation Visual Arts Award

The Clay Foundation Visual Arts Award is presented to a second year student who demonstrates significant talent and ability in the field of visual arts.

Eligibility
Second-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Clay Foundation for donating this award.

Jessie Allan Forsyth Memorial Leadership Award

The Jessie Allan Forsyth Leadership Scholarship is presented to a student who is a second year student a registered returning student from the first year of the Visual Arts program, who is inspirational and has integrity, displaying and encouraging personal artistic growth while fostering leadership in themselves and others to the betterment of his/her cultural community.

Eligibility
Second-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay or artistic creation that reflects the demonstration of integrity, personal artistic growth and leadership.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Jessie Allan Forsyth Charitable Foundation Society for donating this award.

Jessie A. Forsyth Memorial Award of Excellence

This scholarship is presented to a graduating student who demonstrated excellence in the Visual Arts program as indicated by having the highest GPA of their graduating class.

Eligibility
Graduating Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Jessie Allan Forsyth Charitable Foundation Society for donating this award.

Jessie A. Forsyth Memorial Commendable Achievement Year One Scholarship

The Jessie Allan Forsyth Memorial Year One Scholarship is presented to a first year student with a strong GPA, who contributed greatly to the spirit of the Visual Arts department and who made outstanding contributions in class and through extra-curricular activities.

Eligibility
First-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly demonstrating how the student contributed greatly to the spirit of the Visual Arts department and who made outstanding contributions in class and through extra-curricular activities.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Jessie Allan Forsyth Charitable Foundation Society for donating this award.

Jessie A. Forsyth Memorial Commendable Achievement Year Two Scholarship

The Jessie Allan Forsyth Memorial Year Two Scholarship is presented to a second year student with a strong GPA, who contributed greatly to the spirit of the Visual Arts department and who made outstanding contributions in class and through extra-curricular activities.

Eligibility
Second-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly demonstrating how the student contributed greatly to the spirit of the Visual Arts department and who made outstanding contributions in class and through extra-curricular activities.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Jessie Allan Forsyth Charitable Foundation Society for donating this award.

Jessie Allan Forsyth Memorial Scholarship - Portfolio Award

The Jessie Allan Forsyth Memorial Scholarship — Portfolio Award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates a commitment to their creative practice through course based studio production and activities. This should resonate through your Portfolio Package.

Eligibility
Graduating Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Portfolio Package
Accepted Files
Excel, Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Jessie Allan Forsyth Charitable Foundation Society for donating this award.

Morrison Smeltzer Visual Arts Award

The Morrison Smeltzer Visual Arts Award is awarded to students who display both outstanding commitment and notably strong individual growth in their first year of studies in the Visual Arts program and who have intent to proceed into their second year of studies in the Visual Arts Program.

Eligibility
Second-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript  
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Morrison F. Smeltzer for donating this award.

Robert J. Van den Brink Visual Arts Residency Memorial Award

Provided to support a Visual Arts Residency at Camosun College for a second-year Visual Arts student or graduate of the program within the last three years.

Eligibility
Second-year Visual Arts student or recent graduate
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Unofficial transcript
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Grace Van den Brink and Paul Van den Brink for donating this award.

Shemilt Family - Cultural Engagement and Stewardship Award

Presented to a selected first or second year student who has through their course work, demonstrated exemplary care and consideration of cultural matters. This includes, but is not limited to, engaged and critical exploration into personal heritage, cultural identity, global or national identity, gender or sexual identity, identity constructs, virtual identity and / or persona.

Eligibility
First or second-year Visual Arts student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly demonstrating how the student contributed and demonstrated thru their course work exemplary care and consideration of cultural matters.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Pam Shemiltfor donating this award.

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Science Awards

Associate of Science Degree

Associate of Science Degree Award - Year 2

The Associate of Science Degree Award - Second-Year acknowledges high academic achievement and is given annually to a student in year two of the Associate of Science Degree Program. You should have successfully completed at least 16 University Transfer courses in the Associate of Science Degree Program, with a minimum of 6 second-year courses and have a high GPA. Preference will be given to those whose GPA is 7.0 (A-) or higher. Please submit a statement describing your background, interests, academic program, and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced, include your name and C#).

Eligibility
Second-year Associate of Science Degree students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the School of Arts & Science for donating this award.

Dave and Bev Knapton Associate of Science Degree Scholarship

The Dave and Bev Knapton Associate of Science Degree Scholarship acknowledges high academic achievement and is given annually to a domestic student (Canadian citizen or Landed Immigrant) in the first year of the Associate of Science Degree Program. You must have taken a minimum of eight first-year courses (four courses per semester) and be registered for at least four courses in the upcoming fall semester. Preference will be given to those whose GPA is 7.0 (A-) or higher.

Eligibility
First-year, continuing Associate of Science Degree students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Dave and Bev Knapton for donating this award.

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Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology

Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology Internship Awards

The Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology Internship Award is presented to a student who meets the following standards: has completed the four seminar courses in the Program; has completed 75% of the second year of the Program; has completed CHEM 224 and CHEM 259 at Camosun College (for an internship in an analytical chemistry laboratory) or has completed BIOL 203 and CHEM 250 at Camosun College (for an internship in a biotechnology laboratory); has enrolled in CHEM 290 and has passed an external interview and received an invitation from the external laboratory.

Eligibility
Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript
Accepted Files
Word, PDF
 

Donor

With thanks to the Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology Program for donating this award.

Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology Program Leadership and Spirit Award

The Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology (ACBT) Program Leadership and Spirit Award is given annually to a student graduating with a Diploma of Technology in ACBT, with an overall 'B' average (or better), who is considered to have most strongly met the following criteria: Exhibited a leadership role within the ACBT program; Contributed to the learning environment of Camosun students; Participated in the College community and/or broader community in a manner benefiting Camosun College students or prospective students. This is a graduation award whose recipient is determined by June 30 each year.

Eligibility
Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly demonstrating how the student contributed and exhibited leadership within the ACBT program and participated in the broader College community.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology Program for donating this award.

LifeLabs Award in Memory of Dr. Garth Walther

This award is presented to the student who is completing the second and final year of the Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology Program, is graduating with a Diploma of Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology credential and has attained a high academic achievement overall including demonstrated overall superior laboratory performance.

Eligibility
Second-year Applied Chemistry & Biotechnology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to LifeLabs for donating this award.

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Biology

Biology Department Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student with top grades in 4 Biology courses taken at Camosun College which include two 100-level courses and two 200-level courses. Note: For Dental Hygiene students, Biology 160 is regarded as 200-level. If there is no candidate with 4 courses taken at Camosun, then 3 will be acceptable.

Eligibility
Student with top grades in 4 Biology courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Various Retired Biology Faculty and Staff for donating this award.

This fund was established in 2011 to honour retired Biology Department Faculty and Staff.

Biology Department Scholarship

This award is presented annually to a student or students demonstrating superior academic achievement in Biology and who will be continuing their Biological studies in University. Proof of University Registration in either fall or winter semester following notification of award will be required before funds will be released.

Eligibility
Student(s) demonstrating superior academic achievement and continuing to university
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript and Proof of University Registration.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Biology Department for donating this award.

Biology Department Scholarship - Year 1

The Biology Department Scholarship - Year One is awarded to the student who: is registered in an Associate Degree (Science or Biology) OR has completed 4 or more courses in each of the fall and winter semesters and be returning to complete their second year at Camosun; has achieved a B (or higher) average and has completed BIOL 124 and 126. Note: Awarded to the student with the highest average final mark in BIOL 124 and 126.

Eligibility
First-year, Associate of Science Degree - General Science or Associate of Science Degree - Biology students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Briefly describe how you have demonstrated your ability to work with others.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Biology Department for donating this award.

Biology Department Scholarship - Year 2

The Biology Department Scholarship - Year Two is awarded to the student who is registered in an Associate Degree (Science or Biology) OR has completed 4 or more courses in each fall and winter semesters, with at least a B average and has completed four of BIOL 202, 203, 228, 231 and 232. Note: Awarded to the student with the highest average final mark in four of BIOL 202, 203, 228, 231 and 232.

Eligibility
First-year, Associate of Science Degree - General Science or Associate of Science Degree - Biology students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to the Biology Department for donating this award.

Ted Davis Memorial Award

The Ted Davis Memorial Award is awarded to the student who is entering second year, who "wakes up to the light of science" and aspires to a scientific understanding of nature through the study of Biology and/or Environmental Technology and who exhibits academic excellence.

Eligibility
Continuing Associate of Science Degree - Biology or Environmental Technology students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Essay briefly describing why you are the best student candidate for this award.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Colleen Kasting, Family, Friends and Colleagues for donating this award.

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Chemistry & Geoscience

Ralph and Mary Ward Geoscience Award

To be eligible to apply for this award, you must be a Canadian citizen that has demonstrated significant improvement in Geoscience courses from the first to the second year with a minimum grade of B+ in the first year.

Eligibility
Arts & Science students who have taken first and second-year Geoscience courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
N/A

Donor

With thanks to Ralph and Mary Ward for donating this award.

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Engineering Transfer

Ralph and Mary Ward Engineering Transfer Award

This award recognizes a student who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant enrolled full-time in the Certificate in Engineering Transfer program.  The student must have completed the first two terms of the program with a minimum grade of B+ and exhibit an exceptional potential in the field of Engineering.

Eligibility
Engineering Transfer
Deadline
June 1
Process
Nomination

Donor

With thanks to Ralph and Mary Ward for donating this award.

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Environmental Technology

Air and Waste Management Association - Co-op Education Continuing Student Award

This award recognizes a student from the Environmental Technology Co-operative program who has demonstrated a strong commitment to their intended profession. The Air and Waste Management Association Co-operative Education Continuing Student Award is awarded to a student who has successfully secured a Co-op placement, has demonstrated a strong commitment and positive attitude towards Co-op by actively participating in the Co-op process, including proactive job search, timely submission of resume and covering letters and participating in Co-op seminars, has demonstrated a strong commitment to their profession through involvement in extracurricular activities related to Environmental Technology and is willing to stand as the AWMA student liaison representative during the duration of their studies in the Environmental Technology Program.

Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining their commitment to professional activities and a willingness to stand as the AWMA student liaison representative for the duration of their studies in the Environmental Technology Program, along with a 1-page essay that explains what they have gained from participating in the Co-op process up to this point in their studies.

Eligibility
Environmental Technology co-op students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Resume, Cover Letter, Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Air and Waste Management Association, BC Chapter for donating this award.

BC Hydro Environmental Technology Scholarship

The BC Hydro Environmental Technology Scholarship is presented to the student who has attained the highest GPA in the Environmental Technology Program and is completing the final year of the of Environmental Technology Program.

Eligibility
Graduating Environmental Technology students
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority for donating this award.

Sandy Auburn Environmental Technology Memorial Scholarship

This award is to provide scholarships to students enrolled full-time in their first year of the Environmental Technology program at Camosun College.

Eligibility
1st Year Environmental Technology student
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Copy of your unofficial Camosun transcript.
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Prairie Inn Harriers Society for donating this award.

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Mathematics & Statistics

Agnes Britton Memorial Award

The Agnes Britton Memorial Award will be awarded to a student who has successfully completed at least three courses at Camosun, including MATH 101 or MATH 126 and has attained a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-).  Preference will be given to a student interested in pursuing further studies in mathematics or computer science.

Eligibility
Student who has completed three courses, including MATH 101 or MATH 126
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application

Donor

With thanks to the Estate of Walter Alexander Britton for donating this award.

Jill Britton Calculus Award

The Calculus Award is awarded to one or more students who have successfully completed a calculus course.

Eligibility
Students who have successfully completed a calculus course
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application

Donor

With thanks to Jill Britton for donating this award.

Jill Britton Elementary Education Mathematics Award

The Elementary Education Mathematics Award is awarded to a student who has successfully completed all requirements for admission to the 2nd year of the Elementary Education program at the University of Victoria with a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-), and who has achieved a superior standing in both MATH 142 and MATH 143. Please submit a brief statement (200 words) describing your career goals and experience (work-related or volunteer) with elementary school children.

Eligibility
Student continuing on to UVic's Elementary Education program and who has taken MATH 142 and 143
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Jill Britton for donating this award.

Jill Britton Introductory Statistics Award

The Statistics Award is awarded to one or more students who have successfully completed an introductory statistics course.

Eligibility
Students who have successfully completed an introductory statistics course
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application

Donor

With thanks to Jill Britton for donating this award.

Jill Britton Pre-Calculus Award

The Pre-calculus Award is awarded to one or more students who have successfully completed a pre-calculus course.

Eligibility
Students who have successfully completed a pre-calculus course
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application

Donor

With thanks to Jill Britton for donating this award.

Jim Mugford Mathematics Award

The Jim Mugford Mathematics Award is awarded to a student who has successfully completed first-year calculus, linear algebra, and at least three second-year mathematics or statistics courses, has achieved a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-) in second-year mathematics or statistics courses and has not been a previous recipient of this award. Please submit a brief statement (200 words) describing your background, academic program, career goals and interests.

Eligibility
Second-year students taking math or stats courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Mathematics & Statistics Department for donating this award.

This award was established by the Mathematics & Statistics Department to honour a former colleague, Jim Mugford, who was instrumental in developing and maintaining the second-year Mathematics & Statistics program at Camosun.

Leo Neufeld Linear Algebra Award

The Leo Neufeld Linear Algebra Award is awarded to a student who has achieved a high academic standing in at least three mathematics or statistics courses at Camosun, one of which will be MATH 125. Preference will be given to a first year mathematics student. Please submit a short statement (200 words) describing your background, interests and academic and career goals.

Eligibility
First-year students taking math or stats courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Leo Neufeld and the Mathematics & Statistics Department for donating this award.

This award honours Leo Neufeld, the former head of the Mathematics & Statistics Department at Camosun College for more than 25 years.

Statistics Award

The Statistics Award is awarded to a student who has successfully completed a minimum of three second year university transferable courses at Camosun with a minimum grade of an A in either STAT 216 or STAT 218 and also in STAT 219. You must not have been a previous recipient of the award, and preference will be given to those who may pursue further studies in statistics. Please submit a brief statement (200 words) describing your background, academic program, career goals and interests.

Eligibility
Second-year Camosun student taking statistics
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Mathematics & Statistics Department for donating this award.

Ted Adkin Memorial Award

The Ted Adkin Memorial Award is awarded to a student who is a College Preparatory or first-year Arts & Science student who has been away from formal academic studies for at least three years prior to attending Camosun College, and has successfully completed at least six credit courses, at least two of which are part of the College Preparatory program. You should have completed at least one of the following courses: MATH 077, MATH 097, MATH 107 or MATH 115, have a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-) and not been a previous recipient of this award. Please submit a brief statement describing your background, academic program, career goals and interests (200 words).

Eligibility
College Prep or University Transfer students taking math or stats courses
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Adkin Family and the Mathematics & Statistics Department for donating this award.

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Physics

Physics Department Award (Year 1)

This award is presented annually to a FIRST year Camosun College science student with high academic standing, particularly in Physics. The Physics Department Award – Year One is awarded to a student who has successfully completed eight FIRST year courses at Camosun College, including PHYS 140 and PHYS 141; has demonstrated excellence in laboratory performance and has achieved a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-) in FIRST year Physics courses. Please submit a brief essay describing the applicant's background, interests and academic and career goals (200 words, typed, double-spaced).

Eligibility
First-year Camosun science student taking Physics
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Statement
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to the Physics Department for donating this award.

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Psychology

Excellence in Psychology Award

To honour the top Psychology student each year with the highest average in psychology courses and proceeding from first to second year. To be eligible for this award, students must have the highest grade point average in psychology courses, have taken at least 3 (three) psychology courses, be enrolled in a second year psychology course at Camosun College at the time the award is given and provide a list of psychology courses taken (course number/name, semester, instructor, grade, and/or percent received).

Eligibility
First-year Camosun student taking Psychology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Course list
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Grace Chan for donating this award.

Kathleen Ryan Memorial Scholarship for the Outstanding Student in Psychology

To be eligible to apply for the Kathleen Ryan Memorial Scholarship, applicants must have successfully completed, at the time of application for this award, three Psychology courses, or one Psychology course and be enrolled in two additional Psychology courses, or two Psychology courses and be enrolled in one additional Psychology course. Please submit a résumé that includes both academic and regular work that indicates both your studies and your activity outside of school. You must be enrolled at Camosun College at the time of applying for this award and be returning to complete your second year at Camosun. Please submit an essay describing future plans as they relate to the study of psychology and career interests in psychology (500 words, typed, double spaced).

Eligibility
First-year continuing Camosun student taking Psychology
Deadline
June 1
Process
Application with Support Documents - Closed for 2021
Support Docs
Resume and Essay
Accepted Files
Word, PDF

Donor

With thanks to Kathleen Ryan and the Psychology Department for donating this award.

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