Eligibility: Recipients must be: Nominated by their secondary school; Canadian secondary school students intending to begin university the following academic year; Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons; Students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context; Students who excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities.

Award Type: Admission

Action: Nomination Required

Availability: Domestic Students

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Deadline to Apply: 17-Oct-19

Value/Amount: A Book

Academic Year: 2020-21

How to Apply: Every Canadian secondary school across the country is invited to nominate one student on the basis of the qualities and criteria identified above.  Your school Principal, Head of Guidance or a designate can nominate a student using the National Book Award online nomination form.  Ask your school officials if you might be considered. The deadline for schools to submit their 2020 nomination is October 17, 2019.