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Awards and Scholarships

Awards

Book Awards

Up to eight Book Awards will be awarded each semester to students who have excelled in specific subject areas while at Columbia College.

Outstanding Service Awards

Awarded at the Spring Graduation ceremony, these awards recognize students who have participated in extra-curricular activities at Columbia College and volunteered at least 60 hours of exemplary service.


Scholarships

Columbia College Academic Scholarships

Each semester, four scholarships worth $1200.00 are awarded to outstanding academic students. Applications are accepted from students who are completing at least their second semester of full-time studies. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of both semesters GPA and student resumes.

The Jason Graham Memorial Scholarship

In the Winter Semester of each year, one scholarship worth $2000 is awarded to an outstanding student in the Social Sciences in memory of a former student of Columbia College.

The John Helm Memorial Scholarship

In the Winter Semester of each year, one scholarship worth $2000 is awarded to an outstanding student in the Physical Sciences in memory of John Helm, former Director of Admissions/Vice Principal, and longtime employee of Columbia College.

The Outstanding Student Scholarship

In the Winter Semester of each year, one scholarship worth $2000 is awarded to an outstanding student in the UT program, nominated by two instructors. The scholarship is inspired by a former student and student’s interest in, and dedication to their studies. Participation in activities at the College is also considered.


For Students Proceeding To University

Columbia College has endowed funds to provide scholarships for outstanding students who have completed their studies at Columbia College and have proceeded to Simon Fraser University or to the University of British Columbia. Interested students should contact the Scholarship Offices at these institutions to inquire about the Columbia College A.J. Mouncey Scholarship (UBC) and the Columbia College Aluminus Entrance Scholarship (SFU).