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Memorial University to hold entrance scholarship ceremony this afternoon

Ref. No. 38

DATE:     Oct. 30, 2001
SUBJECT:     Memorial University to hold entrance scholarship ceremony this afternoon

A ceremony honouring the approximately 600 entrance scholars at Memorial's St. John's campus will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001, starting at 4:45 p.m. in the Robert G. Reid II Theatre, Arts and Administration Building. In total, 615 entrance scholarships of $1,000 or greater are being awarded to students attending Memorial University this year. Of these, approximately 525 students are attending the St. John's campus (which includes the 13 at the Marine Institute) and approximately 90 are studying at Memorial's Sir Wilfred Grenfell College campus in Corner Brook.

Memorial President Dr. Axel Meisen will host the proceedings, which include calling on provincial government representatives, including Gerald Smith, minister of Human Resources and Employment, to bring greetings, thanking donors, and congratulating students individually and presenting each scholarship winner with a pin.

Media representatives are invited to attend this event.

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For further information contact Ivan Muzychka, manager of Memorial's News Service, at 737-8665.

 

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