Award Overview

Established in 1979 by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is awarded to students in vocational or career programs less than two years long at a B.C. public post-secondary school who have excelled in their studies, and who have contributed positively to the college, or the community at large.  


Eligibility Criteria

You must:

  • Demonstrate a strong contribution/volunteerism within the college and/or community.
  • Have credentialed from a fewer than 2 year career or vocational program at Camosun College.
    • Please note that College Prep, Access, Language Development, Bridge, etc. programs are not considered to meet the definition for this award.  
  • Have been enrolled and credentialed at Camosun College in the 12 months prior to the award application deadline.
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance, with a minimum GPA of 7.0 (A-).


Selection process

  • The Awards Committee will review applications and recommend a recipient. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • As grade point average (GPA) is a criteria for this award, the Awards Committee will be reviewing Camosun College transcripts.
  • The successful recipient will be notified by email no later than 6 weeks after the award application closing date.
  • This award is presented to the successful recipient at their graduation ceremony.


Submit an application package

  • Fill out the Contact Information below.
  • Attach a ‘Student Statement’, not exceeding 500 words typed double spaced, outlining your course of study, and your contribution to the college and or/community at large.
  • Attach one (1) letter of reference from a professional source, recommending you for this award, and supporting the demonstration of your positive contributions to the college or the community at large.   
Contact information

Attachments can be in any of these file formats: PDF, DOC, DOCX

Maximum file size: 5 MB.

Maximum file size: 5 MB.

Camosun College Award Declaration

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

  1. I have answered all questions completely and accurately.
  2. I consent to Camosun College staff checking or verifying information on this application.
  3. If I give answers that are not true or if changed circumstances make me ineligible, I will be required to return the award I received.
  4. I consent that Camosun College may release application information to the Camosun College Foundation Office and to the office of the Lt. Governor.


Collection and use of information: The information on this form and all supporting documents will 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 Registrar, Camosun College, 3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, BC, V8P 5J2, telephone:  (250) 370-3550.