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.
More than 175 scholarships have been awarded since 2008.