Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

AWARDS ADMINISTERED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WHICH ENTRANCE STUDENTS MAY QUALIFY

THE A. HARVEY & COMPANY LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

On the occasion of its 125th anniversary, A. Harvey & Company Limited established this scholarship tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and valued at $1,500.00. In order to qualify candidates must:

a) Be a dependent or spouse of employees of the company;
b) Be enrolled as a full-time student;
c) Posses scholarship standing as defined by the University;
and
d) Hold no other concurrent scholarship.

Preference will be given to entrance students; however, if there is no eligible candidate enrolled in first year studies, then the scholarship may be awarded to a senior undergraduate student attending Memorial University of Newfoundland who fulfills the above criteria. In deciding between candidates of equal academic attainment need will be the determining factor. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholar-ships and Financial Aid.

Further information and application forms are available from and should be returned to:

A. Harvey & Company Limited
87 Water Street
P.O. Box 5128
St. John's, NF
A1C 5V6

Deadline date for applying is the last Friday in July.

THE AIR LABRADOR TRAVEL AWARDS

These awards consist of a return airline ticket which will assist a student(s) from Labrador to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. The tickets, to a maximum combined value of $10,000.00 annually, have been donated by Air Labrador and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and/or financial need. They will be allocated at the discretion of the committee as either a separate award to an undergraduate student not already in receipt of a scholarship/bursary administered by the Senate Committee or as an additional amount to top-up an existing scholarship/bursary.

THE MARY L. (MOLLIE) AND PETER T. BAILEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, donated by the family of the late Mary L. (Mollie) and Peter T. Bailey, has a value of at least $500.00. It is open to students entering first-year studies who are required to move away from home to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. In making the award, scholarship standing and need will be considered. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE BAIRD-STEPHENSON SCHOLARSHIP

This Scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 is to be awarded annually to a Memorial University student in any year or field of study. It is named for Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson and her late husband, both of whom were former members of Memorial's faculty. The Scholarship will be awarded by The Senate Committee on Scholarships on the basis of academic excellence.

THE DONALD M. BALSOM SCHOLARSHIP

The Newfoundland Brain Injury Association (NBIA) has established this scholarship to honor Donald M. Balsom, former Associate Director of Memorial University's Continuing Studies Department and brain injury survivor. Valued at $1,000.00, it will be awarded annually to a brain injured undergraduate student in any year or field of study at Memorial University. In the event that no applications are received from brain injured students the scholarship may be awarded to a student who has made a significant contribution as a volunteer to the Brain Injured Association. The scholarship shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. In special circumstances, the scholarship may be held for more than one year.

BANK OF MONTREAL SCHOLARSHIP

These scholarships are the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Bank of Montreal. Interest on the fund will provide several scholarships to fulltime students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland in any field of study who have scholarship standing and demonstrated financial need. These scholarships will be valued at two semesters tuition for five courses. They are renewable for up to four years provided the candidate(s) maintains first class and scholarship standing. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE BIRKS FAMILY FOUNDATION BURSARIES

The Birks Family Foundation has established a plan of annual contributions to the student aid funds of recognized Canadian universities for the creation of the Birks Family Foundation Bursaries.

The Bursaries are awarded by the Foundation on the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Scholarships and are not restricted to faculty or year and may be renewed. The number and amount of such awards may vary annually, depending upon the funds available for the purpose from the Foundation.

THE GLENN ROY BLUNDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been established by the family, friends and fellow students of the late Glenn Roy Blundon, a former student of Memorial University of Newfoundland who, despite his severe physical disability, succeeded in his studies and made a significant contribution to student life. In the awarding of this scholarship, preference will be given to academically qualified students with disabilities but those enrolled in the Special Education Programme may be considered when no candidates are available from the first group. The scholarship shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE GARY BOURNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to the university funded largely by donations resulting from fundraising efforts of Gary's colleagues at the Comptrollers Office. Valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an undergraduate student who is a dependent of a current, retired or deceased staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. An application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office.

THE EDWARD PATRICK BROWNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

In his will, Edward Browne, a distinguished and beloved member of the University community, and a life-long supporter of the growth and development of the sport of basketball at provincial and national levels, left a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland for the awarding of scholarships to students.

These scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the advice of the Director of the School of Physical Education and Athletics.

THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN BURSARIES

Two bursaries, valued at $1,000.00 each, are offered annually by the Canadian Federation of University Women to female students in full-time or part-time studies. The awards are made on the basis of academic standing and financial need and are not restricted to any particular faculty or year of study. The first of these bursaries is named in memory of Dr. Edith M. Manuel, well-known Newfoundland educator and charter member of the C.F.U.W., who died in 1984.

THE WILLIAM J. AND FLORENCE CAREW LABRADOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

A Scholarship/Bursary, established in 1975 by Miss Helen F. Carew, was renamed in 1990 in memory of her parents William J. and Florence Carew and is valued at $600.00 annually. The award shall be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid to a student from Labrador entering Memorial University of Newfoundland. In making the award, need as well as academic standing, will be considered.

THE MUNSU UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund is the result of an endowment which began in 1996 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at the annual interest on the endowment, to students who are children, grandchildren, or spouses of current (worked a minimum of 15 of the last 24 months) or retired employees of MUNSU, Memorial University of Newfoundland or of previous employees who had a minimum of ten years of service to MUNSU. In the event that there are no eligible candidates from the above group in a given year the scholarship will be open to nieces or nephews of current, retired or previous employees of the MUNSU (as per above). It will be open to entrance students as well as undergraduates. The scholarship is not renewable and individuals will not normally hold the scholarship more than once unless there is no other eligible candidate in a given year. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone 737-3956.

THE DR. CLARENCE B. CRUMMEY MEMORIAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is in memory of the late Dr. Clarence Crummey, Jubilee Scholar of the first graduating class of Memorial University 1927. It is valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually and will be awarded to an entering student to Memorial University from the Bonavista Bay area. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE REVEREND DOCTOR LEVI CURTIS BURSARY

This bursary has a value of at least $200.00 and is awarded each year by the Senate Committee on Scholarships, to a student who is a candidate for the ministry of the United Church, a child of a minister of the United Church, or the child of a needy United Churchman.

THE CRAIG L. DOBBIN/CHC HELICOPTER CORPORATION ANTIGUA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Craig L. Dobbin/CHC Helicopter Corporation. It will be awarded to a student from Antigua entering full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who meets the university's admission requirements and has scholarship standing. The scholarship will be valued at approximately $15,000.00 annually and is renewable for up to four additional years assuming the candidate meets the university's renewal criteria. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of a recommendation from an appropriate educational official in Antigua.

THE CRAIG L. DOBBIN/CHC HELICOPTER CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are the result of a generous donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Craig L. Dobbin/CHC Helicopter Corporation. Five scholarships will be awarded over a 4-year period commencing in 1999/2000 to full-time undergraduate students at Memorial University of Newfoundland in any year or field of study and who meets scholarship standing requirements. The scholarships will be valued at approximately $10,000.00 - $15,000.00 each renewable for up to four additional years assuming the candidates meet the university's renewal criteria. One of the scholarships will be open to any undergraduate student at the university, while the other four will be available specifically to undergraduates who are dependants of full-time permanent employees with CHC Helicopter Corporation, its wholly-owned subsidiaries and operating divisions. Candidates in the latter group will be required to identify themselves through an application process. Applications will be available from the Scholarships and Awards office, Room 4018, University Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF A1C 5S7. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE CHARLOTTE PENWELL DOLIMOUNT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is valued at $5,000, and is provided via a contribution to Memorial University by Mr. Darryl Fry. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and need to graduates of high schools in Grandbank and Fortune. Where possible preference will be given to students planning to do a Bachelor of Education at Memorial University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE ERNEST JOSEPH ENNIS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by Ernest Joseph Ennis of Merasheen, Placentia Bay, retired School Supervisor, in memory of Dr. Hatcher, Ms. Monnie Mansfield, and Professors Fraser, Gillingham, and Andrews of the Memorial University College. This scholarship, valued at the accrued interest, shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships to an entrance student of scholarship standing with preference to a student planning to study Economics or Political Science.

THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund is the result of an endowment which began in 1996 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide one or more scholarships valued at a minimum of $500 each to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or spouses of current or retired employees of the Facilities Management Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship(s) will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone 737-3956.

FISHERY PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, has been established by Fishery Products International Ltd. In order to qualify candidates must:

a) be dependents of employees of Fishery Products International Ltd.;
b) be enrolled as full-time students in first year studies;
c) possess scholarship standing as defined by the University; and
d) hold no other concurrent scholarship.

The award will be made on the basis of academic merit; a copy of the candidate's high school transcript must accompany the application. Applications may be obtained from either the

Head Office
Fishery Products International Ltd.
70 O'Leary Avenue
P.O. Box 550
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5L1

or from the

Scholarships and Awards Office
University Centre, Room 4018
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Deadline date for applying is September 30th.

THE DANIEL FRAAD JR. MEMORIAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by Jack and Susan Rudin in memory of Mr. Fraad who ran Allied Aviation at Gander International Airport for many years before his death. Valued at a minimum of $3,000, it will be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid to an entrance student(s) on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE DR. G.A. FRECKER MEMORIAL ALUMNI BURSARIES

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association has established, from its Annual Fund, five bursaries named in honour of the late Dr. G.A. Frecker, Chancellor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1971-79, and valued at $500.00 each. Four of the bursaries are tenable at the St. John's campus and one at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College at Corner Brook. The bursaries will be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Scholarships to full-time students in any faculty or year on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

THE CLARICE DIAMOND FRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is valued at $5,000, and is provided via a contribution to Memorial University by Mr. Darryl Fry. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and need to graduates of high schools in Glovertown, Traytown & Eastport. Where possible preference will be given to students planning to do a Bachelor of Education at Memorial University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE GENERAL MOTORS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by General Motors of Canada Limited with contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign. Interest from the fund will provide one or more scholarships to support individuals who qualify as Native People, members of a Visible Minority and/or Physically Disabled. It will be awarded to students in any year or faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and an application which may be obtained at the Scholarships and Awards office, Memorial University of Newfoundland, telephone 709-737-7461, fax 709-737-2347.

THE JOAN HAIRE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment which began in 1997 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $500 to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or spouses of current, retired or deceased employees or former employees with a minimum of five years service in the Technical Services Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone 737-3956.

THE FREDERICK J. HANCOCK SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the interest on a sum of money donated to the University by Frederick J. Hancock, former Sergeant of the Newfoundland Constabulary who served as a member of the Force for twenty-five years until his retirement in 1963. Preference in the awarding of this scholarship will be given to sons and daughters of active, retired or deceased members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary. Candidates must be enrolled in full-time studies at the University and possess scholarship standing. When no candidates can be found from the above category, the scholarship may be awarded to any full-time student on the basis of academic merit. The award shall be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE DR. LESLIE HARRIS MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

To honor former university president, Dr. Leslie Harris, and to recognize excellence, Memorial University of Newfoundland and its Alumni Association has established the Dr. Leslie Harris Memorial University Alumni Association Scholarships. Recipients of these prestigious awards will be known as Harris Scholars. Ten scholarships will be awarded each year and may be renewed for up to four years if first class and scholarship standing is maintained. The annual value of these awards will be $2,500.00 paid in two equal instalments of $1,250.00 each in the Fall and Winter semesters (a possible $10,000.00 over a four year period). Harris Scholars will be those students who achieve the highest academic standing over their three years of high school, ranking in the top one or two percent of their school. Students will be nominated by their high school principal or guidance counsellor. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE IMASCO ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was made possible by a donation in 1998 to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Imasco in support of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The scholarship is valued at a minimum of $2,000.00 annually. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid to an entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

These Scholarships are the result of a portion of a generous donation to The Opportunity Fund Campaign by the Iron Ore Company of Canada. Ten scholarships, valued at $5,000.00 each annually, will be awarded to permanent residents of Labrador City (somebody who has lived in Labrador City for a minimum of twelve months prior to attending Memorial) who are in first or second year studies of any under undergraduate programme at Memorial University. If ten scholarships cannot be awarded in a given year, the number available will increase accordingly in the following year. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial aid on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE P.F. KEARNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A minimum of two scholarships will be provided annually from the interest on a bequest to the university in memory of Mr. P.F. Kearney. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending Memorial University of Newfoundland from schools within geographic boundaries of the Exploits Valley Integrated and Exploits White Bay Roman Catholic School Boards. Preference will be given to entering students but in the event that no entering students are eligible in a given year they may be awarded to undergraduates in any year or field of study. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the basis of scholarship standing.

KEY TAG SCHOLARSHIPS

Up to three scholarships, valued at $500.00 per annum, are donated by the Newfoundland Branch of the War Amputees of Canada, and are to be known as the Key Tag Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Scholarships to amputee students in any year or field of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the event that no applications are received from amputee students, the Committee may consider other physically disabled students. In making the awards, financial need, initiative and scholastic achievement will be considered. In special circumstances, the scholarships may be held for more than one year.

THE IRIS KIRBY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This award, valued at $500.00 annually, has been established by the friends and colleagues of the late Iris Kirby. Iris was an active feminist and advocate of encouraging women to develop their fullest potential. The scholarship is open to women enrolling in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are entering or returning after at least five years out of full-time study. Applicants should have been resident in Newfoundland for at least one year before applying. The scholarship will be awarded in the winter semester on the basis of the fall semester's results. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment, a commitment to the goal of an equal status for women in our society will be considered.

THE LABRADOR FISHERMEN'S UNION SHRIMP COMPANY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

These scholarships, two valued at $2,500.00 each annually, were created in honour of the six crew members who died in the 1990 airplane crash in Greenland. They will be awarded to entrance students from Coastal Labrador on the basis of scholarship standing. The first scholarship will be to a student from the Red Bay to Lance au Clair area and the second one to a student from the Lodge Bay to Cartwright area. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE LOCKE'S ELECTRICAL LIMITED 50TH ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment established by Locke's Electrical Limited, Corner Brook, on the occasion of their 50th anniversary. Valued at the interest on the endowment, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an under-graduate student in any year of study who is a child or grandchild of a current or retired staff member of Locke's Electrical Limited or one of it's affiliates. If the scholarship is not awarded in one year then two may be awarded the following year. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. An application is required and may be obtained from, and returned to, Locke's Electrical Limited, Corner Brook.

THE WILLIAM AND NAOMI LUNDRIGAN SCHOLARSHIPS

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarships shall be awarded to students attending Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and are tenable at the Corner Brook or St. John's campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. There shall be at least two scholarships, valued at not less than $2,000.00 each, awarded annually, one for an entering student and one for a continuing student. The recipient of the entrance scholarship must spend at least one semester at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. The Lundrigan Scholarships will not be awarded to students receiving another scholarship of equal or greater value administered by the Senate Committee on Scholarships. It will be paid in two equal instalments (September and January) with the second instalment being conditional on maintaining a 70% average in the courses which comprise the 15 credit hours completed during the previous semester.

These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, however, character, economic need, and any other relevant factors may be considered. Students in any year of study and any faculty may apply but preference will be given to students in the engineering, nursing and business faculties. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of a selection committee at the College.

MARRIOTT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest, is the result of a donation to the University from Marriott. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time undergraduate student in any year or field of study. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE THELMA MARSH SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is a result of an ongoing gift to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mrs. Thelma Marsh of St. John's. The scholarship, valued at $2,000.00 annually, is to be awarded to an entrance student from Newfoundland and Labrador . It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

THE MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND 50th ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are a result of donations made to the Memorial University of Newfoundland Opportunity Fund Campaign. Established in 1999 they are awarded annually to students entering the university in Fall semester who have received a provincial government scholarship. The university will offer a scholarship of matching value to students who receive The Junior Jubilee, The Constable W. C. Moss, The Centenary of Responsible Government and the Provincial Electoral District Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND ALUMNI ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is made possible by a donation from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship is valued at $5,000.00 per year and is renewable to a maximum of an additional four years provided first class and scholarship standing is maintained. The scholarship is tenable in all undergraduate programmes at this University and shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, established by Memorial University of Newfoundland are awarded annually to students in any year or faculty with approximately 50% of those awarded in a given year allocated for Entrance Students. The number and value of the annual scholarships vary depending on the interest earned. They are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing.

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND FACULTY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association has established a trust fund to provide scholarships and bursaries to needy students in good academic standing. Assistance from this fund is available to entering students as well as to those further along in their studies and may be re-applied for in subsequent years. The first of the MUNFA Scholarships awarded each year is the Ditte Koster Memorial Scholarship. This award honours the late Ditte Koster who, up to the time of her death, was a professional librarian at the University.

THE G.H. MORGAN AND SON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the interest on a sum donated by a member of the Morgan Printing Co., Ltd., in memory of the founders of the firm, the late G.H. Morgan, Esq., and his son, the late Albert MacGregor Morgan, Esq. At the request of the donor, it is awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the results of the University admission average to a student who attended school at Coley's Point. If no candidate is eligible from Coley's Point, preference will be given to students from (a) Bay Roberts, (b) the entire district of Port-de-Grave.

THE JACOB AND FLORAL MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund has been established by relatives and friends of the late Jacob Morgan, a teacher for thirty years in the outports of this province, and of his wife Floral. One or more scholarships, valued at not less than $2,500.00 each will be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. Preference will be given to students from the smaller outports, primarily to those who are entering the University for the first time.

THE JULIA E. MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund has been established by relatives and friends of the late Julia E. Morgan, school teacher and University Extension Services field worker. One or more scholarships valued at not less than $2,500.00 each will be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. Preference will be given to students from the smaller outports, primarily to those who are entering the University for the first time.

THE M.O. MORGAN ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and valued at a minimum of $2,000.00 each, are open to entrance students. They have been funded in part by a donation received from the Albatross Hotel of Gander and the Mount Peyton Hotel of Grand Falls. They will be awarded by the University's Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships on the basis of academic excellence.

THE EDWARD G. MULLINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship valued at $500.00 annually has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. It honours the memory of the late Edward G. Mullins who had kidney disease and was a dedicated volunteer of the Foundation. Preference will be given to applicants who have kidney disease, who have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours over 2 semesters in the previous scholarship year with a minimum average of 75% in the courses which comprise those credit hours and are enrolled full time at the University. However, if in a given year such an applicant(s) is not available, dependents of someone who has/had kidney disease may qualify. Such applicants must be enrolled full time at Memorial and have scholarship standing. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment from the latter group, need may be the determining factor. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid and in some cases may be held for more than one year. A special application is required and must be submitted to the scholarship office. Applications may be obtained from:

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Newfoundland & Labrador Branch
P.O. Box 7342
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1E 3Y5
Telephone: 753-8999

or

Scholarships and Awards Office
Room 4018, University Centre
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Telephone: 737-3956

HARVEY AND DORIS MURCELL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established from funds donated by Harvey and Doris Murcell. Scholarships of at least $1,000.00 shall be awarded under the following conditions:

a) One scholarship to an entrance student who is a resident of Harbour Grace who attends High School in Conception Bay North.
b) One scholarship to an entrance student from St. Francis High School, Harbour Grace.
c) Four scholarships to students of any year from high schools in the Conception Bay North area.
d) Other scholarships as the fund will bear.

The scholarships shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships based on scholarship standing.

NEWFOUNDLAND RANGER FORCE (1935-50) SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship valued at not less than $1,000.00, is the interest on a sum of money donated to the University by the Newfoundland Ranger Force (1935-49) Association. The Scholarship shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships to a student entering first year of studies at this University.

THE NORTH ATLANTIC REFINING LTD. ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This Scholarship fund is the result of a donation to the Opportunity Fund in 1998 by North Atlantic Refining Limited. It will provide eleven scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00 each and one scholarship valued at $3,000.00. One scholarship will be awarded to entrance students graduating from each of the six high schools in the Come-By-Chance area - within 50km radius of Come-By-Chance (Swift Current to Little Hearts Ease and Clarenville to Long Harbour). The remaining six will be awarded to entrance students graduating from other high schools in the province. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE FLORENCE O'NEILL SCHOLARSHIPS

An endowment donated to the University by Florence O'Neill, Ed.D., C.M., LLD., honorary graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, distinguished for her contribution to the fields of adult education and community development, will fund annual scholarships valued up to $1,000.00 each. These awards will be made available to full-time undergraduate students, preferably to those from rural Newfoundland and Labrador, on the basis of scholarship standing. One shall be given annually to a student attending the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE R.A. PARSONS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students in good academic standing and in proven financial need. There are no restrictions as to year or field of study.

THE SELBY PARSONS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, awarded annually in memory of the late Mr. Selby Parsons, an early graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is under the sponsorship of the family and friends of the late Mr. Parsons. It is open to outport students in their first year. Academic standing as well as financial need will be taken into consideration in making the award. The value of the award will be based on the income accruing from the fund during the period of tenure of the scholarship.

THE JOHN LEWIS PATON ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment left to the university from the estate of the late Dr. John Lewis Paton. Valued at a minimum of $2,500.00 annually, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of Scholarship Standing to students entering Memorial University.

THE ROSE PATTEN SINGLE MOTHER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established by Ms. Patten to encourage and assist women to develop their full academic potential. Valued at the interest on the endowment, it is open to single mothers who are enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid taking into consideration financial need as well as scholarship standing.

THE ELAINE PITCHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to the university from a bequest left by Elaine Pitcher, a donation from Xerox Canada and donations from family, friends and colleagues of Elaine. Valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an undergraduate student who is a child of a current or retired staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. An application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office.

THE QUEBEC-LABRADOR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The Quebec-Labrador Foundation offers three scholarships at $500.00 each to students enrolled in studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The first award, which is funded from the Larry Shields Fund of the Foundation, is awarded annually on the basis of academic performance and financial need to undergraduate students who are (a) native born to Newfoundland and Labrador; and (b) planning to study, or currently studying, Native American and/or Inuit cultures.

In the event that a candidate who meets this specific criteria cannot be found in a particular year, the award may be given to a student in any year from one of the study fields and geographic locations indicated below for the second and third awards.

The second and third awards will be awarded annually on the basis of academic performance and financial need to students in any year providing that they come from one of the following areas: the Northern Peninsula, Fogo, Labrador South, or the Lower North Shore of Quebec (from Natashquan to Blanc Sablon). In awarding these two scholarships, special consideration will be given to those applicants studying in the fields useful to the development of the regions served by the Foundation, e.g. Education, Business, Nursing and Health, Forestry, Fisheries, Engineering and Natural Resources.

THE REGIONAL CABLE TV ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, Regional Cable TV awards two entrance scholarships valued at $3,500.00 each to students planning to attend Memorial University in the Fall. In order to qualify for these awards, candidates must be dependants or spouses of subscribers of Regional Cable TV, reside in one of the communities serviced by Regional Cable TV, be enroled as a full-time students, possess scholarship standing as defined by the University, and hold no other concurrent scholarship.

In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment, need will be the determining factor. The scholarships will be awarded by the donor in conjunction with the Senate Committee on Scholarships. A special application is required and is available from:

Regional Cable TV
17 Duffy Place
P.O. Box 12155
Station A
St. John's, NF
A1B 4L1

ROBERT GILLESPIE REID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are the result of the annual interest from a bequest left to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Reid. Scholarships valued at two semesters tuition for a full course load, will be awarded annually to students of scholarship standing. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and are open to both Entrance and Undergraduate students.

ROTARY CLUB OF ST. JOHN'S ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, valued at a minimum of $1000.00 each, were established by the Rotary Club of St. John's, Newfoundland, to assist qualified students entering first year of studies at the University. Scholarship standing, as well as financial need, are to be considered in making the awards. The number of awards to be made is contingent on the annual interest on the capital investment. These scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH NO. 1 MEMORIAL BURSARIES

Two awards, the first known as the W.R. Dawe Memorial Bursary and the second known as the Walter E. Williams Memorial Bursary, are sponsored by the St. John's Branch NO. 1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. These are valued at $750.00 each and are tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The awards recognize the contributions of Mr. Dawe and Mr. Williams to the province of Newfoundland and to the Royal Canadian Legion, St. John's Branch No. 1. They are open to Branch No. 1 members' children and grandchildren upon entrance to first year studies at the university. A special application, available from the Branch office or the University's Awards Office, must be completed and returned by August 31 of each year. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the basis of academic standing and need.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION (ST. JOHN'S BRANCH NO. 1) MEMORIAL WALL SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, three at $1,000.00 each, have been donated by St. John's Branch No. 1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. They were made possible through funds raised in the construction of a Memorial Wall located at the Branch's club rooms. The scholarships are tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland to undergraduate students in any faculty or year and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

THE SAVAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN MEMORY OF THE HONORABLE WALTER STANLEY MONROE

Funded by the interest accruing on a donation from the Estate of Maurice H. Saval, at least two scholarships, valued at $1,000.00 each, will be awarded annually to students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland in full-time undergraduate studies. These scholarships are in memory of the Honorable Walter Stanley Monroe. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE DR. MAURICE SAVAL SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY FUND

This fund has been established through the generosity of Dr. Maurice Saval, one of the co-founders in St. John's of the Newfoundland American Insurance Company. From the interest accruing on the fund, a number of scholarships/bursaries will be awarded annually to financially needy and academically deserving undergraduate students. The awards will be open to full-time students in first and second year.

THE ST. JOHN'S MINOR SOCCER ASSOCIATION ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00 is available to a student entering Memorial University of Newfoundland who has been a member of the St. John's Minor Soccer Association summer soccer programme for a minimum of three years. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate scholarships on the basis of scholarship standing, however, in deciding on candidates of equal academic standing, financial need may be used as the determining factor. A special application is required and may be obtained from:

The St. John's Minor Soccer Association
McDonald Drive Post Office
Box 21455
RPO McDonald Drive
St. John's, NF
A1A 5G6

or

The Association Office
Recreation Centre
Buckmasters Circle
St. John's, NF
Telephone: 579-3848

Deadline for applying is the first Friday of September.

THE MARIE SULLIVAN SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, has been established by Mrs. Sullivan's eleven children. All attended Memorial University after completing high school in Baie Verte. The scholarship is in recognition of and appreciation for their mother 's unwavering commitment to her family and her encouragement to pursue a higher education. It will be awarded to an entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid.

THE SWIMMING NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 annually, is available to a first year student who will attend Memorial University of Newfoundland and be a member of the MUN Seahawks Varsity Swim Team. The scholarship recipient will have been a competitive swimmer in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador for a minimum of three years and be a swimmer in good standing with Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing, however, in deciding on candidates of equal academic standing, financial need may be used as a determining factor.



Applications may be obtained from, and returned to, the Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador office:

RPO MacDonald Drive
Box 21248
St. John's, NF
A1A 5B2
Telephone: (709) 576-7946/Fax: (709) 576-7493

THE TORONTO-DOMINION BANK ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University by the Toronto-Dominion Bank. Valued at the annual interest on the full endowment, the scholarship will be awarded to an entrance student in any field of study. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE JAMES TUCKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of an endowment which began in 1997 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $500 to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or spouses of current, retired or deceased employees or former employees with a minimum of five years service in the Technical Services Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone 737-3956.

THE WABUSH MINES UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Five scholarships, valued at $5,000.00 each annually, will be awarded to permanent residents of the town of Wabush (somebody who has lived in Wabush for a minimum of twelve months prior to attending Memorial) who are in first or second year of any undergraduate programme at Memorial University. If five scholarships cannot be awarded in a given year, the number available will increase accordingly in the following year. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing.

THE GEORGE WESTON ENTRANCE BURSARY

This bursary, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, will be awarded annually to a Memorial University entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing and need. It will be renewable for up to four years (initial + 3) providing first class and scholarship standing is maintained and the recipient continues his/her studies in a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. This bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid to a student who was born in one of the Atlantic Provinces.

THE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships, valued at $800.00 each, are awarded annually from funds donated by the Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The first is restricted to an entering student; the second (WAMUN Single Parent Scholarship) is open to single parents enroled in any faculty or year; the third (WAMUN Mature Student Award) is open to women enroling full-time or part-time at the University who are entering or returning after at least five years out of full-time study and who were residents of Newfoundland for at least a year prior to enroling. This scholarship is awarded in Winter semester on the basis of Fall semester results. When making these awards, the Senate Committee on Scholarships will take into consideration financial need as well as scholarship standing.

THE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND FACULTY/STAFF SCHOLARSHIP

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland (WAMUN) has established a $800.00 annual scholarship available to students in any faculty or year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, providing they are either:

a) children of full-time faculty or staff; or
b) children of deceased or retired faculty or staff, who at the time of death or retirement, were employed full-time.

The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships. Financial need as well as scholarship standing will be considered.


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