Value: $500

Award Overview

This award recognizes a recent high school graduate entering the Certificate in Comics & Graphic Novels program at Camosun College. The student will have demonstrated their passion for video games by participating in a game jam, contributing art to a game, creating a video game or engaging in other forms of visual storytelling.

Donors

With thanks to Victoria Advanced Technology, One Bit Labs, Kano Applications, InLight Entertainment, EA Canada, DigiBC, Codename Entertainment for donating this award.

This Fund was established by the Victoria video gaming industry with the leadership of Codename Entertainment’s CEO, Eric Jordan. Local gaming industry members have come together to promote video gaming production as an exciting and viable career option through discussion panels for high school students, video game work experience opportunities and post-secondary scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must:

  • Must be enrolled or planning to enrol in the upcoming Fall semester of the Comic and Graphic Novel program
  • Submit a Student Statement, of no more than 300 words, detailing how you meet the criteria of the award description and your passion for the program/industry

Selection Process

  • The Awards Committee will review applications and recommend a recipient. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The successful recipient will be notified by email no later than 6 weeks after the award application closing date.
  • The award will be applied to the successful recipient’s tuition account for the Fall semester.  If all tuition is paid in full, the award will be refunded through Electronic Fund Transfer or as a cheque to the recipient.
Contact Information

Example: C0123456

Format: 250-555-1313

Attachments

Allowed file types: PDF, DOC, DOCX
Maximum size: 10 MB

Camosun College Award Declaration

I understand and agree that, 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. International students, if eligible, will not be required to provide a valid 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. This may include the exchange of information within Camosun College and with external organizations, such as provincial or territorial student aid offices.
  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 award or bursary I received.
  5. If am receiving income assistance, student loan/grant or other government funding, I am required to notify the appropriate government office of the amount of award or bursary 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 the award or bursary donor.
  7. If I receive $500 or more in award or bursary funds in one year, a statement for income tax purposes will be sent to me by Camosun College. I will ensure my mailing address is kept up to date.
  8. I understand that award or bursary funds will be applied to any outstanding tuition fees. Residual bursary funds will be provided to me.

Collection and use of information: Camosun College asks for the information on this application at the request of the donor. 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. 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.

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