J. Douglas Eastwood, QC Memorial Award

The J. Douglas Eastwood, QC Memorial Award was established in 2018 to recognize Doug’s outstanding service to JIBC and his many contributions to public service and the community by his family, friends, and colleagues. Doug served on the JIBC Board of Governors for six years between 2011 and 2017, including three years as Chair. He had a distinguished 27-year career with the B.C. Ministry of Attorney General and was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2013.


One award of $1,000 available annually


  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status
  • Open to students enrolled in an eligible degree, diploma, or certificate program of 10 credits or more;
  • Students must demonstrate involvement in school and / or community activities, especially volunteering, with a preference for applicants with experience working with youth. Supported by a letter of reference.


Annually there is one application deadline:

  • October 30

Application Process

Download an application form.

Download a referee form.

Last updated January 12, 2019