Big Jack Award

Award value

$10,000 (Renewable)

Number of awards


Deadline to apply

August 1st


Philip Sommerville and Nina Reilly

Established in honor of Jack Sommerville, this award recognizes the potential barriers to attending university and the Sommerville family's commitment and education.

Award description

  • Offered to a continuing undergraduate student in second year in the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Civil Engineering. Renewable in third and fourth year provided the recipient achieves a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a minimum 24.00 units completed in the previous fall and winter terms
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Preference to a student minoring in Structural Engineering
  • Preference will be given to a student with dependent children

Required criteria

Student type: Undergraduate

Citizenship/residency: Any

Faculty: Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering

Year entering: 2nd

Special criteria: Single parents

Award information

Type of award: Bursary

Internal/external/government: Internal