Black Press offers business school scholarship

Deadline to apply for scholarship is coming up at end of February.

The deadline to apply for a Black Press scholarship to the University of Victoria’s business school is fast approaching.

The scholarship, which was launched in 2008, will see 37 annual $5,000 scholarships handed out to high school students who have been accepted to the university’s Gustavson School of Business program for next year, one from each of the school districts across B.C. in which Black Press operates, including the Rocky Mountain school district here in the valley.

The deadline to apply is February, 28th 2015.

As University of Victoria assistant dean Pat Elemans told Black Press, the scholarship is awarded based on merit and preference is given to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, exemplary leadership qualities and involvement in community or campus organizations.

To find out how to apply see: http://www.uvic.ca/gustavson/undergraduate/future/tuition/blackpress/index.php?utm_source=blackpress&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=blackpress.

More than 175 scholarships have been awarded since 2008.

 

Just Posted

The end of an Echo

Invermere Valley Echo shuts down operations in Columbia Valley

Creating a new narrative for Canal Flats

Economic development consultant hired, lists vision for next 90 days

UPDATE: Crews battle as wildfires rage in B.C. Interior

Crews brace for another day on B.C. firelines as no let up is likely

VIDEO: B.C. wildfires by the numbers

Wildfires continue to engulf regions of B.C.’s forests and communities.

VIDEO: More than 180 wildfires burning across B.C.

Firefighters from other provinces called in to assist

DTSS Grad March 2017

DTSS Grad March 2017

59 cats seized in Chase

59 neglected and injured cats were seized from a property in Chase

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dead at age 52

The singer/songwriter passed away early Thursday morning in Detroit

Paying tribute to a primeval passage

Uninterrupted celebrates the Adams River sockeye run in an extraordinary way.

UPDATE: Pemberton Music Festival cancelled, no automatic refunds

In the past, the music festival located in Pemberton drew large crowds last year of 180,000 fans

Medical wait times cost B.C. patients $2,300 each

New Fraser Institute report places B.C. at second worst in costs associated with long wait times

UPDATE: 22 killed at Ariana Grande concert

Witnesses reported hearing two loud bangs coming from near the arena’s bars at about 10:35 p.m.

One in three Canadian high school students have rode with drinking drivers, study reveals

Nearly one in five rode with a driver who’d been smoking pot

Top court to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

A lower court judge ruled to destroy the stories after 15 years unless consent is given to preserve

Most Read