Our Awards

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.

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 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.

2020-2021 Award Winners: 

Congratulations to the following ACCSA Award Winners!

ACCSA & Houston’s Student Life Award

  • Nathanial Bridges

ACCSA Leadership Awards (x 3)

  • Brieth Young-Taylor
  • Juliana Vannucci
  • Dorothy Buan

ACCSA Pat Josephson Memorial Award

  • Matt Lucero 

ACCSA Awards Nominations for the 2021-2022 Academic Year will open in January 2022. For more information, please contact the ACCSA at accsa@assiniboine.net

To review and apply for all available scholarships and bursaries, please visit the Assiniboine Community College Website: Scholarships & Bursaries