Black Press and UVic partner to offer scholarships

Thirty-seven $5,000 scholarships for continuing on in UVic's business program.

Black Press is proud of the opportunity to offer this prestigious award to students who graduate from high schools in British Columbia.

Thirty-seven annual scholarships of $5,000 are available to high school, transferring students and continuing students entering the University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business. One scholarship will be awarded to a student applicant from each of these school district regions.

To qualify students must:

Complete an application to the BCom program or be a returning student to the University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business. If you have not already applied to BCom, visit our admissions page for details;

Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement;

Have demonstrated involvement in a community or campus organization;

Highlight your personal goals, ambition and judgement of ethical behaviour; and

Graduated from one of these school districts.

The Black Press Scholarship deadline is Feb. 28.

For more information and to apply, please visit: www.uvic.ca/gustavson/blackpress .

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