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Seeking Nominations for 3 Convocation Awards
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Reginald H. Brown Law Scholarship

The Reginald H. Brown Q.C. Memorial Scholarship is established at Memorial University of Newfoundland in memory of Reginald H. Brown, K. St. J., Q.C., through generous lead donations by Pamela Brown and Reg’s colleagues at Cox & Palmer. Described as “a lawyer’s lawyer”, Reg Brown was a loyal friend and colleague who combined a very challenging and successful litigation practice with the leadership of his law firm as managing partner of Cox & Palmer, an Atlantic Canadian law firm established only two weeks before his death in early 2007. Reg balanced his demanding professional life and leadership in service of his profession and the community with the philosophy that family came first. The Reginald H. Brown Q.C. Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded at convocation to a student graduating from any area of study and accepted at law school. Selection will be made on the basis of academic excellence (with a minimum of scholarship standing) and demonstrated leadership qualities as epitomized by Reg in charitable, athletic, artistic or political endeavours, whether in student life or in the community at large. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

If you are a psychology or behavioural neuroscience student and would like to be considered for this award please e-­‐mail Christina Thorpe (cthorpe@mun.ca) your resume, a 1-­‐page summary of your extracurricular activities during your time at memorial and proof of your acceptance to law school. Deadline: April 21, 2014

 

Chancellor’s Undergraduate Award

The Chancellor's Undergraduate Award is given at Convocation to the student of the graduating class who has demonstrated the greatest leadership contribution to undergraduate student life and other areas of the community during his or her university years. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the President in consultation with the Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-­‐President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies.

If you are a psychology or behavioural neuroscience student and would like to be considered for this award please e-­‐mail the following to Christina Thorpe (cthorpe@mun.ca) by April 21, 2014.

  • One-­‐page summary from the nominee outlining why he/she feels they are a good candidate for the award.
  • Student’s cv or resume
  • 5 letters of support/reference (contact Christina for guidelines on who these should come from)

 

The Dr. James L. Walker Convocation Award

This award was established in memory of Dr. James L. Walker, a Brandon University department head, psychology professor and research consultant whose innovative teaching, socially relevant research and integration of research into treatment programs for Alzheimer’s patients transformed the lives of students, colleagues and patients. Valued at $1,000, it will be awarded at convocation to a graduating undergraduate student in the Psychology honors program who has demonstrated both academic excellence (a minimum of clear standing) and leadership within their community. The award will be conferred by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Psychology.

If you would like to be considered for this award please e‐mail Christina Thorpe (cthorpe@mun.ca) your resume/cv and a 1-­‐page summary of how you have demonstrated leadership within your community. Deadline: April 28, 2014

Apr 10th, 2014

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