Alumni Association | Spring 2023

Alumni Awards Celebrate 40 Years

Logo for the 40th Anniversary of the Alumni Awards

In 2023, the Lakehead University Entrance Award marked its 40th anniversary—a milestone that highlights the impact of this scholarship program created by the Alumni Association of Lakehead University.

Established in 1983, the Alumni Association of Lakehead University Entrance Award recognizes academic excellence and supports high school graduates who have demonstrated strong leadership qualities and community involvement.

Over the past four decades, this award has played a pivotal role in helping many students access higher education by assisting them with the costs of tuition, books, and other educational expenses.

The award is open to immediate family members of Lakehead alumni, providing $2,500 per year for four years (a total of $10,000) to the successful applicant.

2019 Alumni Association Entrance Award recipient Alexandra Grillo with the 2019 Presidential Scholarship recipient

The 2019 Alumni Entrance Award winner Alexandra Grillo (left) with the recipient of the 2019 Presidential Scholarship.

The award is a testament to the commitment and dedication of Lakehead's alumni community, which recognizes the importance of supporting the next generation of leaders and scholars. Thanks to their generosity, it has become a highly sought-after award for prospective students.

Its legacy is reflected in the countless success stories and academic and professional accomplishments of its recipients. Many of them credit the award with giving them the financial support they needed to pursue their dreams and unlock their full potential.

For prospective students, the award represents a unique opportunity to access higher education and build a strong foundation for future success. As we celebrate its 40th anniversary, we invite all eligible postsecondary students to apply for the Alumni Association of Lakehead University Entrance Award.

With the support of the Alumni Association, you can achieve your academic and professional goals and become part of Lakehead's proud alumni community.

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