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Peninsula Co-op Entrance Awards

The Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award is a non-repayable award that recognizes outstanding academic achievement upon high school graduation to students entering full-time post-secondary studies in the Fall semester at Camosun College. In addition to outstanding academic achievement, the applicant (or a family member) must have an active Peninsula Co-op membership and must have contributed to their community and/or high school in a significant way through volunteer or extra-curricular activities. The award is adjudicated on a competitive basis.

Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award applications are now closed for 2017.

Please check back in May 2018 for next year's application.

Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award Value: $1,000 per award

  • Program of Study: All
  • Number of Awards: 6

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be an active Peninsula Co-op member or relative of a member (parents, step-parents, guardian, sibling, aunt, uncle). The membership must be active prior to September 1st of the previous year (for the 2017 award period, the membership must have been active prior to September 2016).
  • Peninsula Co-op Membership must be in good standing.
  • Must have attained outstanding academic achievement (B average or higher) upon high school graduation (grade 11 and 12).
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enrol in the upcoming Fall semester in an eligible full time program leading to a credential, and be within 12 months of high school graduation.
  • Must be able to demonstrate significant contributions to community, or high school, through volunteer or extra-curricular activities.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • See specific awards for additional criteria, below.

Application Process

  • Complete the online application no later than August 1, 2017.
  • Upload supporting documentation with online application. Include:
    • Personal statement outlining your volunteer and community involvement.
    • Copy of your high school transcript.

Additional Information

  • Online application will be available from May 1-August 1, 2017.
  • Complete applications must be submitted by August 1, 2017. All supporting documentation must be received by this date. Late, incomplete, or printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Adjudication of this award will be managed by the Financial Aid and Awards office. All decisions are final.
  • Successful recipients will be notified by email by October 1, 2017.
  • Award will be applied directly to the student's Camosun account. If tuition and fees have already been paid, the surplus amount will be refunded.
  • Entrance awards cannot be deferred to a future semester or year.
  • Students will not normally receive more than one entrance award.

Awards

Peninsula Co-op Jack Groves Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: All (any Camosun full-time program)
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.

Peninsula Co-op Bud Nunn Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: All (any Camosun full-time program)
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.

Peninsula Co-op Sue Tabata Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.

Peninsula Co-op Trades, Technology and Career Preparation Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: Trades and Technology
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.

Peninsula Co-op Athletic Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: All
  • Must be participating as a student athlete or an athlete on a Camosun team.
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.

Peninsula Co-op Pat Fafard Entrance Award Value: $1,000

  • Program of Study: Business
  • Must meet ALL Peninsula Co-op Entrance Award criteria listed above.
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