The David Curran Award for Memorial University Undergraduate Students

2015-2016 Funding Cycle 2 now closed to submissions.

This scholarship was established by the Harris Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Association, and Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador in recognition of David Curran, a passionate advocate and tireless champion of rural Newfoundland. The award will recognize one Memorial University undergraduate student who embodies that same spirit of community development innovation.


Any undergraduate student who:

  • meets minimum academic requirements for an award as determined by the Senate;
  • is in a program of study in some ways relating to regional development; and,
  • is beyond their first year of study.

Application process

Application Guide 2015-2016

A complete submission consists of a completed application form, academic transcripts, a letter of recommendation from a Memorial faculty member,  as well as a piece of writing related to regional development and public policy between 1500 and 2000 words in length written by the applicant. All applications are to be submitted using the Harris Centre Research Funding  online system


Mandy Strickland
Coordinator, Yaffle & Funding Programs
The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development
Ph. 709-864-2919