Our Awards

ACCSA Pat Josephson Memorial Award

The Pat Josephson Memorial Award of $3000 is open to graduating and bridging students. It will be awarded to an Assiniboine student whom has demonstrated academic achievement by earning a minimum of 3.0 GPA and has demonstrated significant college involvement and leadership. Applicants are required to write a 500 word essay describing in detail their dedication to student success through contributions and commitment to the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association. They’ll also be required to provide a letter of reference verifying contributions and commitment to the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association.

Pat Josephson was the Executive Director of the ACCSA for 23 years. She founded the 30 year community favorite event, Sun of a Beach indoor beach volleyball tournament, was a founding member of the ACC Alumni Association and contributed to the success of student academic appeals. Pat was famous for her smile, laugh and instant friendships. She lived a life of skating, organizing, and managing but always with a personal touch. Her values, beliefs and ethics were a model for many.

ACCSA Leadership Award

The Leadership Award of $1000 is open to graduating and bridging students. It will be awarded to an Assiniboine student whom has demonstrated college leadership. Applicants are required to write a 500 word essay describing how they demonstrate exceptional leadership skills through academic leadership opportunities, extracurricular engagements, athletic achievements and/or student activism at Assiniboine Community College. They’ll also be required to provide a letter of reference verifying their leadership contributions while at Assiniboine Community College.

ACCSA & Houston’s Student Life Award

The ACCSA & Houston’s Student Life Award of $1000 is open to bridging students. It will be awarded to an Assiniboine student whom has demonstrated college involvement. Applicants are required to write a 500 word essay describing in detail their participation and engagement in college life.

Where to apply: 

Apply online through Assiniboine Community College: Scholarships & Bursaries 

Academic Year 2020-2021 Deadline for Awards Applications: March 15, 2021