Applicants must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be pursuing post-secondary education in the Fall semester within 12 months of high school graduation
  • Have attained outstanding academic achievement (B average or higher) upon high school graduation (grade 11 and 12)
  • Be able to demonstrate and provide examples of: interest in leadership or entrepreneurship
  • Be accepted into an eligible Camosun College Post-Secondary Business Program and enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in the Fall semester
  • Be able to provide a letter of reference from your principal, vice-principal or a teacher, demonstrating interest in leadership or entrepreneurship

Application Process

  • Complete the Shirley and Harvey Pinch Entrance Award online application. Paper/printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Applications will be accepted from May 1–August 1.  Late, incomplete or printed applications will not be accepted.
  • Adjudication of this award will be managed by the Financial Aid and Awards office. All decisions are final.
  • Successful recipients will be notified by email by October 1.
  • Award will be applied directly to the student account. If tuition and fees have already been paid, the surplus amount will be refunded.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Complete and submit one application only
  2. Upload your supporting documentation in PDF format. Mailed/faxed/emailed copies will not be accepted.
  3. Check for errors prior to submitting; NO CHANGES are permitted after submitting​
  4. DEADLINE: Submit your application no later than 4 pm, August 1 2020. Late applications will not be processed.
Section A - Applicants Personal Information
Section B - Student Study Information

**Open to School of Business Certificate, Diploma or Degree programs only** 

Section C - Supporting Documentation

Please describe (in 250 words or less) how you have demonstrated leadership or entrepreneurship in your school or in your community. 

Please attach your most recent high school grades (grade 11 and 12 only); final grades will be verified during the adjudication period. 

Please attach a letter of reference from your principal, vice principal or teacher that shows you have demonstrated an interest in leadership or entrepreneurship.

Section D - Camosun College Entrance Award Declaration

I understand and agree by clicking “Yes” below it means that:

  1. I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number. Successful applicants will be required to provide their Social Insurance Number.
  2. I have answered all questions completely and accurately.
  3. I consent to Camosun College Financial Aid & Awards staff checking or verifying information on this application.
  4. If I give answers that are not true or if changed circumstances make me ineligible, I will be required to pay back all or part of the entrance award I received.
  5. If I am receiving income assistance, student loan/grant or other government funding, I am required to notify the appropriate government office of the amount of entrance award funding I have been granted.
  6. I consent that the Financial Aid & Awards office may release application information to the Camosun College Foundation Office and to the entrance award donor.
  7. If I receive $500 or more in entrance awards funds in one year, a statement for income tax purposes will be sent to me by Camosun College.
  8. I understand that entrance awards funds will be applied to any outstanding tuition fees.

Collection and use of information: Camosun College asks for the information on this application at the request of the donor, Shirley and Harvey Pinch. The information on this form and all supporting documents may be verified with Camosun College Student Records; with faculty and staff to verify your registration, class attendance, progress, grade point average and other details related to your eligibility for the award. The information collected on this application form will be protected and used in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (SBC1992). If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, contact the Associate Registrar, Camosun College, 3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, BC, V8P 5J2, telephone: (250) 370-3550.