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Associated Alumni

Alumni Student Leadership Award

The Alumni Student Leadership Award is presented each year to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through involvement in extracurricular activities on campus and in their community.

This award is funded by the Alumni Association but administered by the Office of Undergraduate Awards.

2023 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the Alumni Student Leadership Award, proudly funded by the UNB Associated Alumni.

A tremendous volunteer both on the Saint John campus and in the local community Julianne has continuously been a part of activities where her actions can impact and enact substantial, long-term change. Julianne is a volunteer with the Promise Partnership Program; served as social media coordinator on the Student Athletic Advisory committee; and is a member of the Golden Key Honour Society.

Julianne represents UNB proudly on the Women’s Varsity Soccer Team, having received 1st team all-conference for the ACAA and volunteering as a coach with the Fundy Soccer club where she mentors young athletes. Julianne is also the president of the UNBSJ Global Medical Brigades, a student-led group that she decided to bring back after it had been discontinued due to COVID-19. She would to establish it as an official club through the SRC, has recruited more than 20 volunteers to travel on the brigade to Honduras, and has let the group in fundraising close to $45,000.


Julia is a member of the UNB Reds Field Hockey club and plays a leadership role as Club Vice-President, extending her leadership in sport to serve on the board of directors for Field Hockey New
Brunswick. In addition to her commitment to athletics, Julia is deeply engaged in faculty of engineering where she is a mechanical engineering student. She serves on the Engineering
Endowment Fund committee, is a peer mentor, and is Vice-President Communications with the Engineering Undergraduate Society. Julia has also serves as the bilingualism and marketing director and the Vice-President sponsorship for the Canadian Engineering Competition. Beyond engineering, Julia is a member of the UNB Menstrual Health Society and serves the broader community as a member of the Vimy Foundation Alumni Council, a fundraiser and awareness volunteer with the Sweet Caroline Foundation, and a maintenance volunteer at St. David’s United Church.

2024 award applications

The 2024 award applications have not opened yet. Please check back in early 2024 for updates.

Award Details 

Value: $3,500 (approximately half tuition for the year)
Number: Variable
Duration: One year
Deadline: April 15
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.

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