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Education choices open up many career possibilities. A good high school background in mathematics and science will lead you into interesting programs at Memorial University:

Once again, Memorial University is offering tours to those interested in learning more about our university.  As a joint project of the Office of Student Recruitment and Promotion, the Office of Orientation and Student Leadership, and University Relations, tours are offered throughout the summer from Monday to Friday.  Tours take place from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 - 4 p.m.  There is no charge for tours, but the tour office requires 24-hour advance notice.

For more information regarding tours please contact the Tour Coordinator, Gord Delaney, at 737-4031, or by e-mail at

The College of the North Atlantic offers a variety of technology programs related to engineering, natural resources, information technology, applied arts and the health sciences - They have also recently launched a new web site providing information and services for distance learners and learning facilitators at

There are many sources of assistance to help you attend university -


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Information on scholarships, bursaries and awards is available in the Calendar website:

On-line access to undergraduate scholarships, awards and bursaries available in all post secondary institutions in Newfoundland and Labrador is being developed at is a Canadian web site that allows users to search for financial awards during post-secondary school. The site matches students with awards they are eligible for all at no cost. Although we have been concentrating more on awards available for study in Canada, the database also has awards for both international students studying in Canada, and Canadian students interested in studying abroad. View

Information on the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Graduate Scholarship for a woman enrolled full-time in an engineering PhD program is available by e-mailing Information is available on the CCPE website.

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fewllowship awards are made to women in aerospace-related sciences and engineering.  Applications are available from Zonta International and must be submitted by Nov. 15th.

Other sites -

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Scholarships and Fellowships information is at

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers National Scholarship information is at

Information on Newfoundland and Labrador's Post-secondary Students and Institutions can be found on the Government's Dept. of Education sites, CareerSearch (Employment Experience and Earning of Recent Graduates)

Graduate Aid

Graduate Aid is a new free scholarship search website for Canadian graduates where you can search 9,000 scholarships worth over $57 million in one of Canada's largest free scholarship databases. is located at

Mini-courses for Avalon East Enrichment Program

Faculty members and graduate students at Memorial University are invited to participate in the enrichment programs of local school boards by offering mini-courses to gifted and motivated junior high school students. This is an opportunity for our graduate students to showcase the research going on at Memorial University and to generate interest among this group of gifted high school students in studying at Memorial. 

Potential participants should get in touch directly with Mr. Bill Tucker, Director of the Avalon East School Boards Enrichment Programme,

Respectful Classrooms

Classrooms and workplaces should be environments in which everyone is treated with respect and encouraged to contribute and do their best.  Sexual harassment should not be tolerated.  If you have questions about this issue, you can contact the Sexual Harassment Officer, Lori Yetman, 737-2015, Room 4012, Memorial Unversity Centre,, or logon to

This website is very useful in giving examples of what constitutes harassment and how to deal with it, and it also gives tips to educators on how to ensure a supportive environment in the lab/classroom.