VandenHoek Schlachter Pride Award

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (April 15, 2024)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2024

Amount: $2,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal


  • 2SLGBTQ+ Resources

The VandenHoek Schlachter Pride Award was established through a generous donation by ULethbridge alumni Jason VandenHoek (BMgt ’05) and Kurt Schlachter (BSc ’00), creating a first-of-its-kind endowment fund providing support for 2SLGBTQ+ students and those who advance equity and inclusion.

This competition is open to ALL ULethbridge continuing undergraduate or graduate students. Submissions will be judged by a committee that shall include representation from (or recommendations by) the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion office.

Value: $2,000

Eligibility: Open to ANY University of Lethbridge undergraduate or graduate continuing student who is in good standing at the closing date of the competition.


  • Submit an essay outlining contributions made towards advancing equity or fostering inclusion for the 2SLGBTQ+ community, either on campus or in a broader context.
  • Maximum 500 words. File type must be .pdf.
  • Payment upon confirmation of full-time enrolment at the University of Lethbridge in the term(s) immediately following the granting of the award.

Deadline: April 15, 2024 | 4 p.m.