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Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's Scholarships [E0689]

Donor(s):Many Donors
Value:2 awards of $42,500 ($8,250 annually for 4 years of study plus one $9,500 stipend for summer research assistantship)
Awarded:In the fall and the recipient must be registered to receive
Deadline:January 25
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Established in 2001 in honour of Lincoln Alexander, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Guelph and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on his 80th birthday They are intended to enhance student diversity and are one of the most prestigious entrance awards at the University of Guelph. Selection will be made on superior leadership ability and potential as demonstrated through positions held, extra-curricular activities, involvement in high school and communities and reference support. Students apply by January 25 by completing the online application. Short-listed candidates will be invited to campus for an interview. The scholarship will be renewed each year provided recipients remain registered in full-time studies and achieve a minimum 80.0% average in their previous academic year of full-time study and continue to demonstrate the leadership qualities on which the award was given. Recipients will be guaranteed residence, and guaranteed their first-choice preference for their first year of study. Recipients must provide an annual report to the President's and Chancellors' Scholarship Selection and Review Committee (PCSSRC) detailing leadership and engagement activities throughout the year. This award cannot be held with the President’s Scholarships or the Board of Governors’ Scholarships.

Students entering a degree program with a minimum 90% admission average who have made significant leadership and innovative contributions to their schools and communities and demonstrate the potential to become a leader in society. In addition, students must be: Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis); or a person with a disability; or a person of colour/racialized person.