Cannon Lachapelle Award in Entrepreneurial Thinking

Award value

up to $10,000

Number of awards


Competition to apply for

Undergraduate Nominated Awards


Dr. M. Elizabeth Cannon and Dr. Gerard Lachapelle

Supporting the future of our students by incorporating entrepreneurial thinking in our educational experiences

Award description

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty
  • Minimum gpa of 2.60
  • Up to three awards will be granted to undergraduate students who embody entrepreneurial thinking as follows: - demonstrate creativity and innovation in new ways of doing, helping, thinking and supporting the UCalgary campus community and/or society beyond. - provide an insightful essay (maximum 1,000 words), using examples that may include personal, academic, volunteer, community, athletics, arts, business etc., that describe how they have achieved one or more of the following: o Become a community builder and innovator o Demonstrated initiative to approach and solve multidimensional problems o Been an entrepreneur through the development and operation of a business or social enterprise o Built partnerships through entrepreneurial thinking and/or design o Engaged in entrepreneurial research o Worked toward being a leader in their chosen field of study

Required criteria

Student type: Undergraduate

Citizenship/residency: Any

Faculty: Any

Year entering: 2nd3rd4th

Award information

Type of award: Award

Internal/external/government: Internal