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Awards and Scholarships

Criteria and Approximate Deadlines

Please check deadlines and required information and forms for each of the following scholarships and awards. Further information will be available for School of Graduate Studies (www.mun.ca/sgs) or Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education (Phone: 709-864-3402, Fax: 709-864-4379).

When available, the scholarships and awards currently available are listed below. There are also grants available to assist in funding Graduate Students.

Applications are now being considered for The Dr. Lynda Younghusband Counselling Award.

Canadian College of Teachers Scholarship

This Scholarship, valued at $875, is sponsored by the Cabot Chapter of the Canadian College of Teachers and is awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Education on the thesis route for outstanding research. The award is made on the basis of application by a student or nomination by the student's supervisor. The application or nomination may take the form of a thesis or project proposal, but preferably be supported by an explanation of why the work involved is particularly meritorious.

Applications should be forwarded to the office of the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate studies, upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.

If you would like to submit an application or nominate a student for this award, please submit your application/nomination for the following award to Darlene Flight-Room E2007-B, dflight@mun.ca no later than Friday, March 1, 2013.

 

The Dr. Ethel M. Janes Memorial Scholarship in Education (Graduate)

Nominations/applications are now being considered for The Dr. Ethel M. Janes Memorial Scholarship in Education Award. To meet the requirements of this award, you must be a full-time graduate student (not working more than 24 hours per week) in the area of Language and Literacy Studies for the Fall 2012 and Winter 2013 semesters. If you wish to be considered for this award please contact Darlene Flight (dflight@mun.ca) or deliver to Room 2007, by Friday, February, 22, 2013, with your request to be considered for this award as well as a brief summary (one or two paragraphs) indicating your contributions to the area of language and literacy studies.

From a sum of money endowed to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the late Dr. Ethel M. Janes, one scholarship valued at $2000 will be awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement. Dr. Janes, a Professor of Education at Memorial University for twenty-eight years, devoted most of her professional career to study, research and teaching in primary and elementary education.

Her contribution to the development of primary and elementary teacher education programs within the faculty was significant, as was her influence on primary and elementary education in schools. Two generations of prospective teachers were her students.

This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic standing in a first Memorial University Education degree to a graduate student with a specialization in Reading or Language Arts. In the event that in any give year no graduate student qualifies for the award, this scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student. Instalments of $1000 each will be awarded in two successive academic terms; and the scholarship is renewable for two years, provided first-class standing is maintained.

This award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Faculty of Education.

 

The CFUW Edith Creighton Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) St. John's and is named after Edith Creighton (1892-1994); the first president of CFUW St. John's when it was formed in 1945. One scholarship, valued at $2000, may be awarded annually, to a female enrolled full-time in the Masters or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Education. To be eligible, candidates must have scholarship standing (75% average or higher). The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.

 

Dr. Austin J. Harte Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Austin J. Harte Memorial Scholarship commemorates the memory of Dr. Austin who was a member of the faculty of Education, Memorial University from 1991 – 1995. The scholarship, which is valued at $1000 may be awarded annually to a student in a graduate program in the Faculty of Education.

In order to be eligible for consideration, candidates must be registered full-time during the current semester and satisfy all other conditions as stipulated by the University (i.e. undergraduate cumulative academic average of 75% or higher).

The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, upon the recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Education. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Office of Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education (E2007).

Candidates must submit the following:

Transcript(s)A resume which includes educational and other work experienceA letter of support from on referee who is knowledgeable about your ability and performanceA statement of professional goals, philosophy of leadership in education, and other relevant informationA completed application form

DEADLINE: The application and supporting documentation must be received by Darlene Flight (dflight@mun.ca) or hand delivered to Room 2007 office no later than March 1, 2013.

 

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