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Scholarships and Awards


Michael Harrington - Department of History, Memorial UniversityThis award was established by the family of Michael Francis Harrington Sr., Journalist, Author and Newfoundland Historian.

The prize is valued at a minimum of $500.00 and will be awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student doing research in Newfoundland History.

To be considered, undergraduate students must be history majors planning to do research for a course in Newfoundland History or towards an honours thesis.

Graduate students must be writing a thesis on some aspect of Newfoundland History. In some instances it may be awarded as a travel grant which will assist students with travel expenses incurred while undertaking their research.

In the case of undergraduates it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Head, Department of History.

In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, also upon recommendation of the Head, Department of History.

Applications must be received in the Department of History by 14 February 2014.

Application forms are available in the Department of History office, A-4019 between 8:30-1:00 & 2:00-4:30, Monday to Friday.



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