A successful applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Present a record of service to the school and / or the community
  • Present a minimum grade of 75% in courses that are required for the their anticipated program of study
  • Demonstrate an interest in their selected field of study
  • Intend to enroll in full-time diploma or degree studies, of at least two years in length, at an accredited, public community college in Canada. Our National Awards are tenable only at GWMSC consortium colleges
  • Be a Canadian citizen or resident
  • Be in their final year of study for a high school diploma OR be an adult in the work force
  • Must NOT be a university or college graduate within the last 3 years
  • Must NOT be currently enrolled in a diploma or degree program at a community college