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Jean Lumb Awards

The Jean Lumb Awards honour the first Chinese Canadian to receive the Order of Canada. There are four awards of $1000 each in the categories of academics, arts, athletics, and community service; these are open to applicants who are:

Currently enrolled in high school;
Of Chinese heritage;
Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.

Students who feel that they have overcome challenges or hardships are particularly encouraged to apply.

The application requires transcripts, two letters of reference, and a 500-word description of how the student has achieved excellence (along with a resume and supporting documentation). The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Monday, May 25; transcripts should be requested from Ms Berndsen no later than Tuesday, May 19.

More information and application forms are available here.