School of Liberal Education Volunteer Scholarship

This award was established to reinforce the founding philosophy of Liberal Education at the University of Lethbridge, and to highlight the benefits of civic engagement, critical thinking, breadth of understanding of complex issues, and making multi-disciplinary connections AND the importance of volunteerism.

Continuing full-time undergraduate students in any degree program with minimum second year standing. Must be registered with UVolunteer to be eligible to apply. Students must submit a uLethbridge Application for Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries to access the application for this scholarship. Applicants will demonstrate outstanding academic achievement (minimum fall/spring GPA 3.5) and leadership and engagement through volunteerism and community service through their activities with UVolunteer. Preference will be given to those who have completed courses in Liberal Education (LBED). Application consists of a 500 word write-up outlining how community involvement/engagement relates to liberal education. The scholarship is payable immediately following the granting of the award. Recipients are selected by committee. Recipient to be invited to Leaders of Tomorrow Gala. Students may only receive this award once.

Award
$1,000.00
Scopes
Undergraduate Awards
Deadline
03/01/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a registered with UVolunteer Lethbridge?
  2. Liberal Education Courses
    • Have you completed any courses in Liberal Education (LBED) at the University of Lethbridge?
    • If you answered 'yes', please list the Liberal Education (LBED) courses that you have completed.
  3. Please provide a 500 word essay outlining how community involvement/engagement relates to the values of Liberal Education. Maximum 500 words.
  4. I hereby authorize Scholarships and Student Finance to distribute all information and documentation pertaining to this application to members of the selection committee.