Black Press scholarship

Black Press

We are 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:

Submissions Overview

Applicants are responsible for submitting all of the following components of the application:


The Black Press Scholarship deadline is February 28.

Apply to Bachelor of Commerce Program here.

Please submit BCom Application with all required components by mail or in person to:

Bachelor of Commerce Program
Black Press Scholarship
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

For more information contact the Business Students Services Office at or 250-472-4728.  

Black Press Scholarship process

The Black Press nomination process takes place following the admissions process each year.  Nominees will be notified by May 30 by email. 

Names of applicants who are not notified will be held in waiting until September. Final award decisions are confirmed in late August based on official final grades.

Recipients will receive two disbursements into their tuition account. September and January.

A final recipient list will be posted on this site once nominations are confirmed in September or October.

Black Press Scholarship 2014 results

View the  list of 2014 recipients.

Recipients will recieve two disbursements; September and January.