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Awards and Scholarships

Want financial help for your education?

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

Eligibility

To be eligible you must be enrolled in a program within the School of Arts & Science during the current offering or academic calendar year.

Program/subject eligibility

Awards Ceremony

The School of Arts & Science hosts an annual Awards Ceremony each fall, where most of the awards and scholarships are presented.

The Arts & Science Administration Office will notify the recipients of their award/scholarship (usually in August) and then invitations to the Awards Ceremony will be sent out by email.

If your mailing address has changed since applying, please update your address.

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

 


Open to all 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).

Eligibility
All Arts & Science students
Process
Application
Deadline
May 15
Forms
Application Form DOC

Donor

With thanks to the Allen & Loreen Vandekerkhove Family Foundation 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).

Eligibility
All University Transfer or Associate of Science Degree students beginning their second year
Process
Application
Deadline
May 15
Forms
Application Form DOC

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.

Eligibility
All full-time Arts & Science students
Process
Application
Deadline
May 15
Forms
Application Form DOC

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.

Eligibility
All full-time Arts & Science students
Process
Application
Deadline
May 15
Forms
Application Form DOC

Donor

With thanks to Nicole Borthwick 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 female music student entering into the second-year of the Diploma in Music Performance at Camosun College. Preference will be given to piano, 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
Process
Nomination
Deadline
May 15

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
Process
Nomination
Deadline
May 15

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
Process
Nomination
Deadline
May 15

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
Process
Nomination
Deadline
May 15

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
Process
Nomination
Deadline
May 15

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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