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Associated Alumni

Student Awards

Our alumni have funded scholarships to assist future generations of great UNB graduates, to attract students with outstanding promise for success and enable many who would not otherwise have attended to become Proudly UNB.

Student Leadership Award

Conditions: Awarded to a student who has completed the normal requirements for at least the first year of an undergraduate degree program, with preference given to a student entering his/her final year.

Selection will be made on the basis of evidence of leadership experiences as demonstrated by involvement in extracurricular activities benefiting student life and the surrounding community which indicate the potential to advance the interests of the Associated Alumni after graduation, and successful academic achievement. The recipient may retain this scholarship while enrolled in a UNB articulated degree program and attending the partnering institution.

  • Value: Approximately half tuition for the year
  • Number: Variable
  • Duration: One year

Applications for the scholarship are accepted through the UNB Scholarships and Awards office.

Graduating Student Leadership Award

The UNB Saint John Graduating Student Leadership Awards recognize students who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions to their academic program/department, or to UNB Saint John as a whole.

Nomination Process

Students who meet the following selection criteria can nominate themselves for this award or be nominated by a member of the UNB Saint John community including students, faculty, staff or alumni. The nomination form must be submitted along with a current resume, and contribution transcript, if available; transcript is not necessary.

Nominators must obtain the consent of the student by having the student sign the nomination form.

Selection criteria

  • Only students who are graduating in spring or fall of the award year are eligible;
  • Recipients must currently be actively enrolled at UNB Saint John in either a full-time or part-time degree program and be in good academic standing at the time of nomination;
  • Students have made voluntary extracurricular contributions to their academic program/department, or to UNB Saint John as a whole;
  • The student's voluntary contribution(s) may take the form of any one, or a combination, of the following: leadership on committees, or influence on student or university affairs; improvement in the quality of life of students; encouragement of fellow students to become involved in extracurricular activities; and contribution to the sense of community at UNB Saint John.

Leadership and involvement should be considered in relation to good academic standing. The value of the student's contribution, rather than an office held, should be the major criterion considered. See full selection guidelines.

Questions? Contact Mary Duffley.