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Conocophillips Canada Centennial Scholarship Program

Job Description:To support young Canadian visionaries who have a drive to make a difference in thefuture. The scholarship program encourages individuals with academic excellence anddemonstrated leadership. The Centennial scholarship program will have a nationalpresence and will create a legacy for ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial year.


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Up to four 4 scholarships at the bachelor degree level or at the diploma level.

Students are allowed to apply for an award in only one category. The categories

are as follows:

_ 1 award will be open to students in any field of study or discipline;

_ 2 award will be open to students pursuing Petroleum studies;

_ 1 award will be open to students pursuing environmental/sustainable

development studies.

TYPE OF AWARD :Applicable towards full-time studies for applicants already enrolled in a first bachelor degree program or a first diploma program.


a) Applicant

Eligible applicants must:

_ be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

b) Academic

Eligible applicants must have:a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 over the last two semesters of available

marks and  non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.

c) Documents

Eligible applicants must provide:

– an official transcript of the last two semesters of available marks (or a photocopy

bearing an original signature with school stamp or seal);

-two signed reference letters with the references’ original signatures (one from a

teacher and one from a person familiar with their volunteer/community

involvement and/or extracurricular activities);

-one page (maximum 250 words) describing their volunteer/community

involvement and/or extracurricular activities; Applicants should describe their

passions and how they see themselves contributing as a future leader.

– the completed application form.

d) Nominations

Each eligible institution may nominate only one candidate per field of study

(maximum 3 candidates per institution) and the application must be duly

endorsed by that institution.

Each institution will set its own internal policies and procedures concerning the

selection of its nominee. Candidates can obtain information and application

forms from the Awards Officer at each university.

N.B. Applicants, please note that the deadline date is the date by which you must havesubmitted your application to the AUCC. Please contact your institution and verifytheir deadline for nomination requests. It is incumbent on applicants to ensure that they submit their application to their nominating college/university well in advance ofthe deadline date.

ELIGIBLE INSTITUTIONS  :Province Institution

ALBERTA : University of Alberta ,University of Calgary ,University of Lethbridge,Mount Royal College, Red Deer College, SAIT Polytechnic ,The Northern Alberta Institute ofTechnology (NAIT) ,Lethbridge Community College,Keyano College – Fort McMurray

BRITISH COLUMBIA : University of British Columbia ,University of Northern BC,University of Victoria,Simon Fraser University

Columbia College


SASKATCHEWAN:  University of Regina,University of Saskatchewan,Saskatchewan Institute of Applied,Science and Technology (SIAST)

MANITOBA: Red River College


1) Depending on the curriculum, an Applied Bachelor Program may be considered

either as a university undergraduate program or a college program.

2) Students transferring from college to university must stay within the same field of

study for which the scholarship was awarded.

3) Students who have commenced their postsecondary studies in January are eligible

for the summer competition of the same year.

4) Students who have previously held a ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial

scholarship are not eligible.

a) Selection of winners is made by a committee of Canadian university and collegerepresentatives chosen by the Association of Universities and Colleges ofCanada (AUCC) with appropriate regard to geographical representation.
b) Evaluation criteria:
Academic performance;Volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities;
Quality of the reference letters.

SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATOR: The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) administers the scholarship program on behalf of the ConocoPhillips Canada. AUCC’s mandate is to facilitate the development of public policy on higher education and to encourage cooperation among universities and governments, industry, communities, and institutions in other countries. AUCC is associated with leading firms in nearly everysector of the economy through its provision of scholarship services and management of more than 160 different scholarships programs on behalf of corporations, government agencies and private foundations throughout North America. For additional information, please visit www.aucc.ca.

Your application package must be submitted to the University ofCalgary Enrolment Services MLB 117 (formerly the Service Stop) by Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Please mark your application package:ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial Scholarship Program, attn: Student Awards and Financial Aid.

For further information contact:  Jonas Tenold

Awards/Communications Assistant

Student Awards & Financial Aid office MLB 124

University of Calgary

2500 University Drive N.W.

Calgary AB T2N 1N4

Phone: (403) 220-2870

Fax: (403) 282-2999

Email: [email protected]

AUCC contact:Telephone: (613) 563-1236      Facsimile: (613) 563-9745

E-mail: [email protected]                                            Internet: www.aucc.ca

Further scholarship information and application: http://www.ucalgary.ca/awards/files/awards/2010%20Guidelines.pdf

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