Heaslip Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from The William and Nona Heaslip Foundation. Two scholarships, valued at $15,000 each, will be available to students in their second year of undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible students must be registered for full-time studies, must have scholarship standing, must be in financial need, and must have demonstrated outstanding involvement in university and/or community affairs. Preference will be given to students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This scholarship is renewable for an additional two years providing full-time registration, scholarship standing, financial need and continued outstanding involvement in university and/or community affairs are demonstrated. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Student Process

Phase 1

Candidates prepare and provide a curriculum vitae that outlines the following information:

  • Name & Contact Information 
  • Overview of Education and Training (may include certificates, diplomas, degrees) 
  • Scholastic Achievements (may include scholarships, awards, bursaries) Non-Scholastic Achievements (may include athletic awards, leadership, volunteer awards) 
  • Employment Experience 
  • On-Campus Volunteer Experience Community Volunteer Experience (please feel free to include provincial, national and international involvement 
  • Conferences Attended 
  • Research Interest/Publications 
  • Other areas as deemed appropriate by the applicant 

Additionally, please provide a statement (no more than 500 words) outlining demonstrated financial need and how a scholarship such as this would impact your undergraduate academic life. A candidate can also include statements on efforts to fund their education.

Applications can be emailed to the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences office at hss@mun.ca or submitted in person to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Office, A 5015. Please address package to Heaslip Selection Committee.

Deadline:  Friday, September 22nd, 2017


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552