Press for Progress Award

Press for Progress Award 

The purpose of the Press for Progress Award is to provide financial support for JIBC students in eligible programs, who have contributed to changing the status quo to foster equality and inclusivity through their community involvement. The award was established in 2018 through funds raised at JIBC’s International Women’s Day event focused on Women Leading in Justice and Public Safety.    


One award of $1000 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;
  • Applicants must have demonstrated community involvement in which they have actively contributed to changing the status quo to foster equality and inclusivity. 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 September 25, 2019