Apply for the Jean Lumb Awards!


Application Guidelines

1. There are six awards categories, each valued at $1000. Although you may apply for more than one award category, a separate application is required for each one.

2. Applicants must be Ontario high school students of Chinese heritage, grades 9-12.

3. Two references are required to support your nomination. At least one must be a staff member at your school. Have each of the two referees complete an online Supporting Nomination Form.

4. If you apply for more than one award category, we encourage you to submit different supporting nomination forms to show how you excel in each particular award category.

5. Submit your application by Monday, May 22, 2017.

 

Awards Categories

Academics Award

The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and exceptional promise for future academic distinction. Factors to be considered are outstanding scholastic achievement; achievements acknowledged by scholastic bodies; breaking new ground in a field of study or knowledge, or showing promise of making a significant contribution in a specific field; broader significance of nominee’s contribution to the academic community; evidence of leadership, discipline and dedication; achievement in relation to circumstances or obstacles overcome.    
 

Arts Award

The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding achievement in the Creative Arts and/or exceptional promise of future artistic achievement. Factors to be considered are outstanding scholar or practitioner of drama, music, art and/or dance; recognition accorded for artistic performance (top prize winner in a music festival, recipient of dance scholarship, etc.); achievements which gained individual honour and distinction (performances, exhibitions, etc.); breaking ground in an area of the arts, or shows promise of making a significant contribution in a specific field; significance of nominee’s contribution to the broader artistic community; evidence of leadership, discipline and dedication; achievement in relation to circumstances or obstacles overcome.
 

Athletics Award

The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding achievement in sports and exceptional promise of future athletic distinction. Factors to be considered are outstanding athletic achievement through consistent performance of a sport or sports; achievements which gained individual honour and distinction to the athlete, the school and/or other athletic endeavour; commitment to fairness and integrity in competition; significance of nominee’s contribution to the broader athletic community, excluding paid or compulsory coaching and work required for sport certification or team eligibility; evidence of leadership, discipline and dedication; achievement in relation to circumstances or obstacles overcome
 

Community Service Award

The successful candidate must have a record of significant service and involvement. Factors to be considered are significant role in enriching the lives of  groups or individuals over an extended period of time; exceptional service through charitable organization(s) or community group(s); exemplary commitment to volunteerism; significance of the nominee’s contribution to the community; evidence of ongoing leadership and dedication; achievement in relation to circumstances or obstacles overcome
 

Innovation Award

The successful candidate must show originality of the innovation. Factors to be considered are uniqueness or novelty of innovation of a process, service, or product that has expanded and/or added value to its area; lasting impact and/or benefit of the innovation that is commensurate with the overall need or magnitude of the area being addressed; degree of achievement or quality of ingenious and/or entrepreneurial thinking to discover, create or conceive the innovation; achievement in relation to circumstances or obstacles overcome.
 

Dignity of Life Award

The successful candidate must have a record of significant service and involvement in building hope in communities and promoting respect for the dignity of life, including those of young, adult, elderly, and/or individuals with disabilities toward full incorporation in human society and culture. Factors to be considered are significant role in enriching the lives of  groups or individuals over an extended period of time; exceptional service through charitable organization(s) or community group(s); exemplary commitment to volunteerism; significance of the nominee’s contribution to the community; evidence of ongoing leadership and dedication; achievement in relation to circumstances or toward full incorporation in human society and culture. obstacles overcome.
 

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