Black Press scholarship
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:
- 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;
- graduated from one of these school districts.
The Black Press Scholarship deadline is February 28.
Apply to Bachelor of Commerce Program here.
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 2015 results
View the list of 2015 recipients.
Recipients will recieve two disbursements; September and January.