Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

GRADUATE AWARDS ADMINISTERED BY OTHER AUTHORITIES

THE ASSOCIATION OF REGISTERED NURSES OF NEWFOUNDLAND EDUCATION AND RESEARCH TRUST SCHOLARSHIP

A $1000.00 scholarship is available from the A.R.N.N. for students pursuing graduate studies in Nursing. Application form available from:

    The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland
    P.O. Box 6116
    St. John's, NL A1C 5X8
    (Telephone: (709) 753-6040)

THE BOWRING/HARLOW SCHOLARSHIP

The Board of C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., London, England, together with Mr. Edgar Bowring and Mr. Peter Bowring, former Chairmen of that Company, have made available to Memorial University of Newfoundland, through the Harlow Campus Trust, a grant to establish a scholarship fund for students at the post-baccalaureate level who wish to live at the University's Harlow Campus while undertaking approved studies in Great Britain. It is hoped that interest on the fund will finance up to two annual scholarships of ₤600 each. In special circumstances the interest may be applied to a single award.

In making the award, scholastic achievement and financial need will be considered. The scholarships are awarded by the Trustees of the Harlow Campus Trust on submissions of the Dean of Graduate Studies and the Co-ordinator of Harlow following recommendations from the Faculties/Schools responsible for the applicants' academic programs.

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ADVISORY BOARD M.B.A. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

This award, established by the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Business Administration, is to be presented annually to the outstanding student in the graduating class of the M.B.A. program. The recipient will be selected based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and general contribution within the program. Selection will be made by the Scholarship Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Business Administration, acting on the advice of the Dean of the Faculty.

THE CANADIAN GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING ASSOCIATION

Sancella/CGNA Nursing Scholarship - 2 awards of $1000.00. The purpose is to provide support to outstanding Registered Nurses undergoing further education in either an undergraduate nursing degree program, or a post graduate degree program that is relevant to career development in the field of Gerontological Nursing.

The candidate must:

-    Be a member of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association.
-    Be registered to practise nursing in a Canadian Province.
-    Have gained acceptance to a suitable full-time program in a recognized educational institution at the time of taking up the award.
-    Exhibit interest in and potential for, a career in Gerontological nursing in Canada.
-    Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant at the time of taking up the award.

The scholarship is administered by the CGNA and further information regarding criteria can be obtained from:

    CGNA
    c/o Nancy Bol
    Parkwood Hospital
    801 Commissioners Rd. E.
    London, Ontario N6C 5J1

CANADIAN NURSES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS COMPETITION

Scholarships and fellowships are awarded to nurses pursuing education at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. In addition to non-specific studies, awards are available for specific area of practice such as northern nursing, occupational health, dialysis nursing, neurological nursing, oncology nursing, community health, gerontology nursing, paediatric nursing and nursing administration.

Applications must be members of CNA and CNF, be Canadian citizens and agree to work in Canada for a period of one year for each year of financial assistance. Application forms are available from their website www.canadainnursesfoundation.com or by contacting:

    Canadian Nurses Foundation
    50 Driveway
    Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1E2    
    Telephone: (613)237-2133
    Fax: (613)237-3520

I.O.D.E. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY IN CANADA OR OVERSEAS WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH

To honour the memory of the men and women who gave their lives for Canada in World Wars I and II, these memorials were established to provide scholarships for graduate study. Candidates must be Canadian citizens and must hold a first degree from a recognized university in Canada. At the time of applying, a candidate must hold a Master's degree or be in the final year of studies leading to a Master's degree. Information available from

    The Head Office
    I.O.D.E.
    40 Orchard View Boulevard, Suite 254
    Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9

NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA (NSERC)

The Council awards each year, in open competition, a number of post-graduate scholarships in Science and Engineering to assist students in undertaking graduate study and research leading to advanced degrees. These scholarships and fellowships are tenable at both Canadian universities and institutions outside Canada. Further information and applications are available from their website www.nserc.ca

THE J.W. PICKERSGILL FELLOWSHIP

The J.W. Pickersgill Fellowship Act (1968) provides for the award of a fellowship valued at $7,500.00 per annum to a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland for the pursuit of doctoral studies in History or Political Science at any university. Application forms and particulars are available from the Office of the Dean of Arts, to whom applications must be submitted by February 15.

ROTARY AWARDS

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International offers Graduate Fellowships for those who will have received a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Further information and applications are available from their website www.rotary.org or by contacting:

    The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
    One Rotary Centre
    1560 Sherman Avenue
    Evanston, IL 60201 USA

THE SCHULICH SCHOLARSHIP FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This scholarship, sponsored by Nevada Capital Corporation Ltd. is open to students completing the first year of the M.B.A. program of the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has best demonstrated an entrepreneurial orientation in first-year M.B.A. studies and in other related activities. Students must make special application for the award to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA (SSHRC)

The Council offers fellowships and grants in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Among Council programs of aid are research grants and short-term grants, and the following awards that are based upon annual competitions: doctoral fellowships and postdoctoral fellowships. Further information and applications are available from their website www.sshrc.ca


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