HIVE Mental Health Strategy - Idea Challenge
How would you improve student mental health on campus?
Submit a proposal and win up to $1000 to launch your idea in Winter 2020.
If you have any questions about submitting a proposal, please reach out to email@example.com
Rules & Regulations
1. This challenge is open to current BVC students.
2. Proposals must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
by 11:59pm on Monday,
January 13, 2020.
3. Up to $1000 will be awarded for each successful proposal. This money must be used for the
ideas listed in your proposal in Winter 2020. All activities must be complete by April 1, 2020.
4. Proposals will be reviewed by a selection committee that will include representatives from
Learner Success Services, Student Wellness Mentors, the HIVE steering committee, and SABVC.
5. The successful proposals will be announced on January 20, 2020.
Ideas should address one or more of the following priority areas from the HIVE campus mental health
• Inclusion: Bow Valley College is a safe, supportive and inclusive environment.
• Mental health awareness: Efforts to increase mental health awareness and reduce stigma
regarding mental health concerns.
• Engagement: Opportunities exist to build interpersonal connections and strengthen resiliency.
• Access to resources: Students report an increased level of awareness about how to access
mental health supports or services on campus.
The team who reviews proposals will rate ideas based on how well they:
- Support the HIVE mental health strategy priorities (www.bowvalleycollege.ca/hive
- Address a gap on campus
- Create new opportunities for student involvement or connection
- Consider sustainability of the idea beyond funding
- Have identified clear goals and outcomes
Each project may be awarded up to $1000. The review committee reserves the right to determine
eligible expenses on a project-by-project basis, based on the information provided in each proposal.
Money cannot be used to pay wages or salaries. Money can be used for the following types of
• Supplies and promotional materials required for the initiative
• Small incentives for student participation (e.g. food)
• Reasonable honorariums for outside guests (e.g. guest speakers, Elders)