Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

New Course with Valley First Scholarship Offered: BUSN 4990-3 Special Topics in Bus. Admin.

  Posted on: August 13, 2014

BUSN 4990-3 – Special Topics in Business Administration

“Building Volunteer Capacity at a Non-profit Organization”

Gain course credit and a scholarship while working on an exciting project during the Fall 2014 semester


Eight high-achieving students from the School of Business and Economics will have the opportunity to enroll in a business elective course called ‘Special Topics in Business Administration’ offered in the Fall 2014 semester.

The course will give you real-world experience in developing a plan to recruit and retain more volunteers for the Kamloops Food Bank, a major non-profit organization in Kamloops.

Deadline to apply: August 28, 2014

Only 8 students will be accepted for this course.

 Students will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Superior academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Previous volunteer experience at a non-profit organization
  • Interest in working on a team project that provides benefit to society


Each student who participates in this project will receive:

  • $500 scholarship from Valley First
  • Opportunity for an additional $750 scholarship based on successful completion of the project

 To apply for this course, please include:
  • Your resume (including volunteer experience)
  • A copy of your unofficial transcript (from myTRU account)
  • A short letter explaining why you would like to be enrolled  and what skills/experience you will bring to the project


Please send your resume, unofficial transcript, and letter to:

Dr. Anne Lavack


Please apply no later than Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 12:00pm.

Students will be notified Friday, August 29th regarding their acceptance into this course.


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