Awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate student proceeding from one year to another in any degree program at Carleton University. Eligible students must be Canadian citizen or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person), must meet the OSAP Ontario residency requirements and must demonstrate financial need. Recipients will have demonstrated a commitment to student life through an active involvement with the Carleton University Student Association (CUSA) and will have maintained a minimum grade point average of 8.0. Current CUSA Executive and full-time employees are ineligible for this award. The recipient will be selected upon the recommendation of the CUSA Awards Committee. Endowed in 2003 by former members of the CUSA Executive.