Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

AWARDS ADMINISTERED BY OTHER AUTHORITIES

ASSOCIATION OF REGISTERED NURSES OF NEWFOUNDLAND

a) Bachelor of Nursing Program Scholarship - $500.00. Criteria: Must be a full-time student enrolled in the BN program with a 75% average in completed university credit courses, excluding first year. Deadline date for application is September 30.

b) Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN) Program Scholarship - 2 Scholarships of $1000.00. Criteria: Must be a full-time student with a minimum of 70% average in completed university courses and be a 'member in good standing' with the ARNN and a current member of the ARNN Education & Research Trust. Deadline date for application is September 30.

c) Mona Fisher Cancer Nursing Scholarship - $1000.00. Criteria:

i. Must be a full-time student who has completed either the 3rd year of the BN Program or of the 1st year BN (Post- RN) Program.
ii. Must have a minimal 75% average in the 3rd year of the BN Program or the 1st year of the BN (Post-RN) Program.
iii. Must be interested in Oncology Nursing.
iv. Must be recommended by the School of Nursing.
Deadline date for application is September 30.
               
d) ARNN Chapter Scholarships - $200.00 to $300.00. Most Chapters or regional branches of the ARNN provide scholarships for nursing students from their region. Interested students should contact the ARNN (below) or their local chapter.

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

THE ATLANTIC ACCORD CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

The Atlantic Accord Career Development Awards Program consists of financial awards designed to provide residents of Newfoundland and Labrador with opportunities to pursue post-secondary work in disciplines directly - and indirectly-related to the development and management of the offshore oil and gas industry and to support them in gaining on-the-job training and work experience in strategically important related occupations. The Program is cost-shared by the federal and provincial governments, managed by the Atlantic Accord Career Development Awards Board and administered by the Department of Education. The university awards are granted in five different categories: Undergraduate Awards ($2,000), Graduate Awards (up to $15,000 per year), Co-operative Awards (up to $5,000), Electoral Entrance Scholarships ($2,000), and Faculty Awards (up to $10,000). Application forms are available from the Scholarships and Awards Office, the School of Graduate Studies, and the Office of Research at Memorial University of Newfoundland or from the Advanced Studies Branch of the Department of Education.

THE BAXTER CORPORATION - JEAN GOODWILL SCHOLARSHIP

Two $5,000 scholarships sponsored by Baxter Corporation, are awarded annually, and are administered by the Association of Indian and Inuit Nurses of Canada. The aim of the scholarships is to encourage nurses of Indian and Inuit ancestry who intend to serve in the Northwest Territories or Yukon, by helping them obtain the specialized knowledge they will require.

Consideration will be given to applicants of Indian and Inuit ancestry who intend to serve in the North, including:

a) Students who are graduating from a registered nurses' course and are accepted into one of the following specialized training programs:
    i. community health nursing,
    ii. outpost nursing,
    iii. midwifery;

b) Graduate nurses already serving in isolated communities, who are accepted into one of the specialized training programs listed above;

c) Those who are or will be enrolled in a Bachelor level nursing program.

The successful applicant must provide documentation of his/her efforts to secure employment in isolated norther native communities.

Completed applications must be received by the President of the Indian and Inuit Nursing of Canada by July 1 each year. Successful candidates will be notified by August 1. For further information:

    President Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
    55 Murray Street, 3rd Floor
    Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M3
    Telephone: (613)230-1864
    Fax: (613)230-1542

THE BISHOP SPENCER COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Bishop Spencer College Alumnae Association will be awarding one $1,000.00 (Canadian) Scholarship per each academic year for post-secondary studies at an accredited post-secondary institution. The program of studies must be a minimum of two years duration or an equivalent period of studies and is not limited to the first year of studies.

The scholarship will be available to either a former student of Bishop Spencer College, St. John’s (as defined by the constitution of the BSCAA), OR any female relative of a former student of Bishop Spencer College, St. John’s OR any other female person as deemed qualified by the Scholarship Committee.

For an application form and/or further information please contact:

    Bishop Spencer College Alumnae
    Association Scholarship
    P.O. Box 39111
    St. John’s, NL A1E 5Y7
    or email bscaas@hotmail.com

THE PATRICIA BLACKBURN MEMORIAL BURSARY FUND

This fund has been established at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland, in memory of Patricia Blackburn and her grandson Erik Blackburn. The annual income is to be used at the discretion of the Principal to facilitate or improve the educational opportunities of deserving young people from rural Newfoundland & Labrador. The fund will assist one or more promising students who would otherwise be unable to attend or to continue university.

CALDER SCHOLARSHIP

The Calder Scholarship, valued at $500.00 has been created by the Town of Burgeo to honour Drs. Mike and Ann Calder for their combined sixty years of service to the town. It will be awarded annually to a student who has graduated from a school in Burgeo, who is enrolled in a post-secondary program of studies which leads to a career in the health care field. Students must apply, prior to November 30, on an application form provided by the Town of Burgeo. Students in any year of their programs may apply.

CAL CALLAHAN MEMORIAL BURSARY

Each year this Association offers a bursary, or bursaries, totalling six thousand dollars ($6,000.00) to sons, daughters, or legal wards of persons who derive their principal income from the Pipeline Industry and whose employers are Members of this Association.

The purpose of these bursaries is to give financial assistance to students who are beginning undergraduate studies in a full program leading to a Degree or Certificate in any field, at a recognized University or College in Canada. Selection will be made by the Executive Committee, based upon scholastic record and financial need, provided the applicant otherwise qualifies.

Applications may be obtained from the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada, Suite 720, 5915 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L4V 1T1, and must be returned by not later than September 30th accompanied by a receipt or other proof of enrollment.

CANADIAN ARMED FORCES UNIVERSITY TRAINING PLANS

Selected students may qualify for financial assistance through these Canadian Armed Forces University Training Plans: the Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP); the Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP-Coop, M.U.N. only); the Dental Officer Training Plan (DOTP); the Medical Officer Training Plan (MOTP); and the Reserve Entry Scheme- Officers (RESOP). Full details may be obtained from:

    The Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre
    Government of Canada Building
    354 Water Street
    St. John's, NL A1C 1C4

            or

    The Canadian Forces Recruiting Detachment
    Herald Towers Building, Suite 407
    4 Herald Avenue
    Corner Brook, NL A2H 4B4

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 Associ-ation.
-    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 HYDROGRAPHIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS

A sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) will be awarded to a full time student in second year of a science or survey program at a bona fide university or a technological college in Canada. The award is intended to assist a deserving student in financing his/her education in a field related to survey sciences. The award will be made annually to the student judged the most deserving based on the information contained in the applications received. The applications are available from the Canadian Hydrographic Association, Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 West Saanich Road, Sidney, B.C. B8L 4B2, Attention: Barry M. Lusk. C.L.S.

CANADIAN LUNG ASSOCIATION FELLOWSHIP/ RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM

From funds provided by the Christmas Seal Campaign, fellowships and research grants are awarded by the Canadian Lung Association on recommendations from the Canadian Thoracic Society, Canadian Nurses' Respiratory Society, and Physiotherapy Section.

Through the Canadian Thoracic Society, fellowships are awarded to physicians or to those holding doctorate degrees in the health sciences for periods of research training in the area of respiratory disease.

Through the Canadian Nurses' Respiratory Society, fellowships and research grants are awarded in the area of respiratory nursing at the Master's or post-Master's level.

The Physiotherapy Section of the Canadian Lung Association offers fellowships to physiotherapists pursuing post-graduate training, with respiratory research as the major component.

Information and application forms may be obtained from:

    Canadian Lung Association
    75 Albert Street, Suite 908
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7

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

CANADIAN SOROPTIMIST GRANTS FOR WOMEN - $5,000.00

This grant is available to female students pursuing a course of studies leading to a career of service to people who are in their final year of a four year undergraduate program. For further information contact:

    Soroptimist Foundation of Canada
    c/o Doreen Dodd, St. Paul's College
    Westmount Rd., N.
    Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G5

THE CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1516, SCHOLARSHIPS

CUPE Local 1615 offers five scholarships annually valued at $500 each. The scholarships are available to students entering or already in a program of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland or a two-year program at any other recognized institution in St. John's or Corner Brook, who are children of CUPE Local 1615 members. The scholarships are awarded by the CUPE Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic ability only. Application forms are available from the CUPE Local 1615 Scholarship Committee.

THE CANQUA ‘95 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARDS

The national meeting of the Canadian Quaternary Association (CANQUA) was hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1995. As part of the legacy of that meeting, CANQUA is pleased to announce the creation of an undergraduate research award in Quaternary studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award, valued at $200, is intended to support honours thesis research in any discipline related to the Quaternary Period. Two additional awards of one-year membership in CANQUA (including journal subscription) will be granted in the same competition. Candidates will be selected on the basis of a submitted research proposal and academic excellence. Application forms and guidelines are available from, and should be submitted to, the Geography Department. Deadline date for submission of applications is March 31.

CHILDREN OF WAR DEAD (EDUCATION ASSISTANCE) ACT

This Act provides fees and monthly allowances for children of veterans whose death was attributable to military service. Inquiries should be directed to the nearest District Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

THE CO-OP ATLANTIC MCEWEN SCHOLARSHIP

To honour the memory of Wesley H. McEwen, Co-op Atlantic annually offers two university entrance scholarships of $1000.00 each per year, available to a student for up to four years. The awards help deserving students reach their educational goals and are designed to improve understanding and knowledge of co-operation and co-operatives. Applicants must be (a) a full-time employee, or the dependent of a full-time employee, of Co-op Atlantic or one of its member co-operatives; or (b) dependents of members or members of member co-operatives of Co-op Atlantic. For further information, please contact

    The Manager
    Corporate Administrative Services
    Co-op Atlantic
    P.O. Box 750
    Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 8N5

THE DONALD E. CURREN SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships (four of $1000.00 each and four of $500.00 each) are open to mobility impaired students who have been accepted by a university in the Atlantic Provinces, with preference to paraplegics and quadriplegics. The scholarships will be awarded on merit, and on such other criteria as the Selection Committee may determine. Recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, and residents of the Atlantic Provinces. Application deadline is July 15. Application forms may be obtained by writing:

    Donald E. Curren Scholarship Fund
    c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association, Nova Scotia Division
    5599 Fenwick Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1R2

TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD PROGRAM

This program is intended to encourage Canadian youth to seek the high ideals represented by Terry Fox, by the granting of commemorative scholarships for the pursuit of higher education. The value of each award is $3000.00 annually for a maximum of four years or until a first degree is obtained. Selection criteria for recipients will be based on demonstration of the highest ideals and qualities of citizenship and humanitarian service while in pursuit of excellence in their academic, amateur sport, fitness, health, community service and related endeavours. Deadline for the submission of applications is February 1st. Applications available from:

    Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
    Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Drive,
    Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
    Fax: (604) 291-3311

GLAXO/HARLOW AWARD IN CLINICAL PHARMACY

Glaxo Canada Inc. offers $2000.00 annually which provides travel expenses allowing two students each year to undergo the last rotation of their clinical clerkship in London, England. Students reside at Harlow Campus.

Applicants selected on the basis of academic achievement as well as their grade on a required essay. Students must apply for this award.

GLORY OF MOZART CHAMBER MUSIC TRAVEL BURSARY

This award was established by the 1991 St. John's International Mozart Chamber Music Competition Committee.

The award will be available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music degree program who are participating as members of a chamber ensemble at an event of major musical importance outside the province. The bursary will be used to assist with travel and other expenses involved in attending the event. Musical ability, academic standing, financial need and the benefits to the students from attending the event may be taken into account in making the award. The value of the award will be based on the interest income accruing on the capital sum in the fund. Applications for this award should be submitted in writing to the Director of the School of Music.

S.R. HUSSEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established some years ago by the Canadian Council of the Blind Clubs of the Atlantic region for the purpose of assisting registered blind students in continuing their education.

The fund is available to registered blind students in the Atlantic region who are attending a recognized university. The fund is also available to assist the children of registered blind persons.

Blind students interested in making application for assistance from this fund should contact the nearest office of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for further information.

IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR DISABLED STUDENTS

Purpose: To encourage young Canadian disabled students to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a university degree.

Field of study: Undergraduate program in any field of study.

Value: Each scholarship is valued at $1500.00 annually.

Number: Minimum 5.

Duration: One academic year - may be renewable upon application.

Conditions: Candidates must be disabled according to the following 1975 United Nations Declaration:

A disabled person is "any person unable to ensure himself or herself wholly or partly the necessities of a normal individual and/or social life, as a result of a deficiency, either congenital or not, in his or her physical or mental capabilities."

Candidates must be Canadian citizens.

Candidates must have successfully completed the schooling requirements or equivalent for admission to an undergraduate program of study, or be presently registered as a full-time undergraduate student as defined by the university, and have successfully completed the last academic year.

Candidates must not be employees or franchisees, or dependents of employees or franchisees of Imasco or any of its subsidiaries.

Where tenable: At any Canadian university which is a member of, or affiliated to a member of the AUCC.

Further information: Additional information and application forms may be obtained on request from

    The Awards Officer
    Canadian Awards Section
    Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    151 Slater Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5N1

Closing date: Completed applications in duplicate are to be returned to AUCC not later than June 1st.

IMPERIAL OIL LTD. HIGHER EDUCATION AWARDS

FOR SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF EMPLOYEES AND ANNUITANTS

The Higher Education Awards program provides full tuition and compulsory fees for sons and daughters of Imperial Oil Ltd. employees, annuitants, or deceased employees. Students must be accepted at any approved Canadian University or Community College. The student must begin their education within six years of starting secondary school (grade 9), and must have an average of at least 70% in the subjects required for admission by the institution. Students who do not qualify upon graduation from secondary school may be eligible should they achieve the equivalent of a 70% average while in post secondary education. Once an award is granted, the student must pass all subjects and complete a "full workload" each year. A student may qualify for up to four awards in a five year period, which begins when the student first starts post secondary education.

Application forms and brochures explaining the program in more detail are available from:

    Administrative Management Services
    Awards Division
    P.O. Box 414
    Pickering, Ontario L1V 2R6
    Phone: (416)420-0642 Fax: (416)420-2516
    www.iga.nf.net

INDIAN AND INUIT HEALTH CAREERS PROGRAM

Medical Services Branch of Health and Welfare Canada provides Bursary and Scholarship Awards for Indian and Inuit Health Careers. This program encourages and assists students of Indian and Inuit ancestry to pursue educational opportunities leading to professional health careers.

Application forms and further information available at the Scholarship and Awards Office, Room 4018 (University Centre) or by calling 737-3956.

THE INTERNATIONAL GRENFELL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

A number of scholarships and awards are available to students resident in the region served by the Grenfell Regional Health Services:

a) The IGA Scholarships (three at $3000.00 per semester for up to four years)

Two of these awards are available to high school graduates upon entrance to a degree-granting institution; application deadline date January 31. One award is reserved for undergraduate students already in attendance at a university; application deadline date April 30. These awards may be renewed if scholarship standing is maintained (at 70% or better).

b) The IGA Bursary Fund Awards

Discretionary awards of not more than $1000.00 each are available for study at community colleges, technical institutes and universities to students qualifying on the basis of academic achievement, industry, potential and financial need. Applications may be submitted prior to April 30. A special bursary of $3000.00 to a mature student, out of high school five years or more, is also available. Application forms and further information are available from

    Mr. Paul Canning       
    General Business and Grant Programs
    International Grenfell Association
    66 Birmingham Street
    St. John’s, NL A1E 5M8
    Ph: (709) 745-6162
    fax: (709) 745-6163
    email: Paul.Canning@nf.sympatico

KOREA VETERANS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

One scholarship, valued at $500.00, is awarded annually to a student who is the child or grandchild of a Korea veteran and who is entering Memorial University of Newfoundland for the first time. In a year when no first-year student is eligible, the Scholarship may be retained by the same student beyond the first-year level, provided satisfactory scholastic standing is maintained. This scholarship was established to honour the men and women who served with the United Nations forces in the Korea War of 1950-53. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Application forms for the scholarship may be obtained from The Korea War Veterans Association or:

    The Royal Canadian Legion
    P.O. Box 5745
    Pleasantville
    St. John's, NL A1C 5X3

THE LEONARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Additional Application Forms are available by writing or calling:

    Grace Singh, Secretary
    The Leonard Foundation
    c/o The Canada Trust Company
    20 Eglinton Avenue West
    Toronto, Ontario M4R 2E2
    Telephone: (416)361-8745
    Fax: (416)361-8753

            OR

    Scholarships & Awards Office
    Room 4018, University Centre
    Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Telephone: 737-3956
    Fax: 737-2347

GERRY LYNCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $3,000.00, is awarded annually at the NLMA annual meeting to a graduating Memorial University of Newfoundland Medical student in good standing. Applicants are required to write a research paper of 1500-2000 words on a topic selected each Fall by the NLMA Board of Directors. The scholarship is administered by the Canadian Medical Foundation and will be available in perpetuity.

THE NATIONAL SEA PRODUCTS LIMITED SCHOLARSHIPS

Five university entrance scholarships valued at $1500.00 each are made available annually by National Sea Products Limited. The awards are open to children of permanent employees of the company or its wholly-owned subsidiaries, and to children of crew members of the company's offshore trawlers who have been employed with the company for at least twelve months. Further information and application forms are available from:

    The Awards Officer
    National Programs Division
    Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    151 Slater Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5N1

NEWFOUNDLAND LIGHT & POWER CO. LIMITED EMPLOYEES' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Sons and daughters of Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Limited employees and certain other relatives of single employees, may apply for the above scholarships if they intend to pursue post-secondary study. In applying, applicants should note that employees must be members of the Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Limited Employees' Association and regular contributors to its Scholarship Fund. Applications and information are available from:

    Employees' Association
    Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Limited
    P.O. Box 8910
    Kenmount Road
    St. John's, NL A1B 3P6

NEWFOUNDLAND PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION SPECIAL AWARD

A special award, The R.J. Harris Memorial Trust Award, is made by the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association at its Awards Luncheon each year. The value of the award represents the interest from the Trust. The award is available to students in any year of the Pharmacy program who require financial assistance.

THE OCEAN RANGER SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES

To commemorate the tragic loss of the 84 crew members of the Ocean Ranger on February 15, 1982, a scholarship and bursary program has been established by the Ocean Ranger Disaster Fund. These awards, valued at $500.00 per year, are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Fisheries and Marine Institute, and the College of the North Atlantic to students who are entering or pursuing a post-secondary program of studies at one of these three institutions. In selecting candidates, preference will be given to the daughters, sons and/or widows of those who were lost. In the absence of eligible candidates from this group, the scholarships and bursaries may be awarded to other students at the discretion of the Ocean Ranger Scholarship Committee. Information and application forms may be obtained from the Office of Student Affairs at any of the institutions noted above.

THE PERRIGO AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NON-PRESCRIPTION STUDIES

An annual award, consisting of US$200 and a plaque, is to be given to the third year student with the highest academic standing in the Therapeutics 4104 course in the Pharmacy program. This is awarded upon recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE GREGORY J. POWER POETRY AWARDS

The proceeds from a sum of money donated to the University by Mr. Gregory J. Power will (depending on the merit of submissions) be awarded as first, second, and third-place prizes in an annual poetry competition administered by the Department of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The competition will be open to full or part-time students at the University upon submission of original, unpublished work. The selection of winners will be the responsibility of the Head, Department of English, acting on the advice of a special committee. Entry forms and further information may be obtained by contacting the Department of English.

RIXON RAFTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established in memory of Rixon Rafter, a former student of the Ontario School for the Blind, who became a successful newspaper owner in Ontario. Awards from this fund are intended to supplement, but not replace assistance available to students from existing sources. The amount granted to students from this fund is determined by the Rixon Rafter Scholarship Committee and financial need is taken into consideration. Registered blind students may request assistance from the fund by contacting the nearest Canadian National Institute for the Blind office in their area.

ROBIN HOOD MULTIFOODS SCHOLARSHIP

One scholarship, valued at $1000.00 for a two-year period, is made available by Robin Hood Multifoods to a student entering first-year university. For students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland, priority will be given to those enrolled in a Nutrition or Biology program. The award will be made on the basis of a candidate's participation in youth activities and priority is given to 4-H members, providing that the candidate meets the necessary academic and financial need requirements. Information and applications are available from:

    The Co-ordinator
    Youth Services Division
    Confederation Building
    St. John's, NL H3C 1E3

THE G. ALLAN ROEHER INSTITUTE AWARDS

The G. Allan Roeher Institute offers bursaries to graduate students and research grants (up to $8000 each) to post-graduate students and faculty members or associates, who are interested in the field of mental handicap or related fields. These awards are made possible through the support of the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada. Further information and application forms may be obtained from:

    The Secretary
    Bursaries and Grants Adjudicating Committee
    G. Allan Roeher Institute
    Kinsmen Building
    York University
    4700 Keele Street
    Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS

a. Provincial Command Scholarships

Two scholarships, valued at $750.00 each, are awarded annually to students entering University for the first time who are children of ex-service personnel, or of Life, Ordinary or Associate Voting Members of the Legion. Actual financial need is taken into account in addition to scholastic standing when awards are made.

b. Dominion Command Scholarships

Two scholarships, valued at $750.00 each, are awarded annually to students in their second, third, or fourth-year of university, who are the children of ex-service personnel, or of Life, Ordinary or Associate Voting members of the Legion. Actual financial need is taken into account in addition to scholastic standing when awards are made.

Application forms available from:

    The Newfoundland & Labrador Command
    The Royal Canadian Legion
    P.O. Box 5745
    St. John's, NL A1C 5X3

RUSTED SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded annually at a value of $1000.00. The scholarship is based on academic standing in the most recent year of study in a Bachelor degree program in one of the following three categories:

a) Allied Health (including but not limited to Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Respiratory, Social Work and Health Inspection)

b) Medicine

c) Nursing

Applicants from one of the above three categories shall be invited to apply in any given year. These three categories will be rotated from year to year on an equal basis in the order presented above. The application shall be received on or before the 18th of August in each year from eligible persons of either sex who shall have resided for a minimum of ten years in the area covered by the Trinity-Conception Regional Health Board. Only those applying by not later than the said date shall be considered for an award in that year.

Applications and a copy of the regulations are available from:

    The Executive Director
    Trinity-Conception Regional Health Board
    P.O. Box 20
    Carbonear, NL A0A 1T0

DIANA LEMIRE SAVIDANT MEMORIAL BURSARY

Diana Lemire Savidant (1943-1994) was born and raised in Rouyn, Quebec and moved to Prince Edward Island in 1973. Always an avid student, she also gained respect as an art teacher. Applications for the scholarship will be accepted from female residents of Prince County 18 years of age and older. The award will be given to the applicant who displays the most potential for development and that sense of exploration in the visual arts epitomized by Diana Lemire Savidant’s own career. Financial need will be an important factor in determining the recipient but not necessarily the only one. Applicants are expected to be pursuing the arts as a career option or serious avocation. Eligible programs include: study in the visual arts at recognized post-secondary institutions; summer schools or professional level courses and advanced workshops and seminars, minimum duration of five days.

The bursary will be awarded in June of each year commencing in 1996 and the amount of the bursary will be determined each year based on the return on the capital fund invested. The award will be presented in the form of a cheque or bank draft payable jointly to the successful applicant and the educational institution. The Awards Committee may vary this rule if it is not applicable. No award will be made with respect to expenses already incurred. Should the program applied for be cancelled or the recipient withdraw or fail to enroll, the funds must be returned to the East Prince Women’s Information Centre.

Applicants will be invited in March of each year through public announcements and other means with an application deadline of May 15. All applications must be accompanied by a resume and a full description of the program being pursued. The applicant should include a one page summary of personal background in art achievement and what goals are being pursued by following the study program for which support is being requested. Applicants selected for a finalist interview must be prepared to display a small portfolio of work, preferably in more than one medium. Where the program is more than one year in duration applicants are eligible to re-apply.

    Applications will be received until May 15 at:
    East Prince Women’s Information Centre
    75 Central Street
    Summerside, PE
    C1N 3L2
    Phone 902-436-9856

THE SOCIETY OF UNITED FISHERMEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

There shall be awarded annually by this Society two scholarships of a combined value of $600.00. These scholarships are awarded to children of members or deceased members of the Society. The scholarships are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland or any other institution of learning at which the student might wish to continue his or her studies in the year following graduation from high school. For full particulars, application can be made to

    The Grand Secretary
    Society of United Fishermen
    P.O. Box 1434
    St. John's, NL

and should be received not later than July 1st in any year.

THE ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BURSARY

This bursary of $1,000.00 is awarded to a student who is eligible for admission to a Bachelor's Program at a recognized University or Community College. Post-basic nurse applicants are required to be members of their Provincial/Territorial Nurses' Association and hold current registration or a Certificate of Competence.

All applicants must have a St. John Ambulance Affiliation and must demonstrate financial need. The application Deadline is March 15.

Application information is available from St. John Ambulance Provincial Council or from:

    St. John Ambulance National Headquarters
    312 Laurier Ave. E.
    Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6P6
        Contact person: Jean Wills, Deputy Director of Training Health Care
    Telephone: (613)236-7461, Fax: (613)236-2425

THE PATRICK TASKER MASONIC EDUCATIONAL FUND

This fund was established to provide financial assistance for the education of children of deceased, incapacitated and/or needy Masons who were or are members of participating Masonic Lodges in Newfoundland. The fund provides a limited number of scholarships (up to a value of $800.00), payment of tuition fees for first-year students, and interest-free loans. In addition to the above, four entrance scholarships of $500.00 each are available to the dependants of any eligible member of the Masonic Fraternity within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement in Grade XII and are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland or at any other approved post- secondary institution in the province. For more detailed information and the appropriate application forms, please write:

    The Patrick Tasker Masonic
    Education Fund
    P.O. Box 5481
    St. John's, NL A1C 5W4
    ATTN: The Secretary

WATERFORD HOSPITAL BOARD OF MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Waterford Hospital Board of Management annually awards two scholarships, valued at $500.00 each and tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, to children of employees of the Hospital. The awards are made on the recommendation of a Selection Committee especially appointed by the Board for that purpose. One of the scholarships is to be awarded to a female and the other to a male. Generally they are to be awarded to students who are entering the University for the first time. In the absence of suitable entrance applicants, the scholarships may be re-awarded or awarded to other children of employees who are beyond first year. In selecting suitable applicants academic standing as well as financial need will be taken into account. Applications for the scholarships may be obtained from the Administrator of the Hospital and must be completed and returned to that office by May 1st of any year.

THE MARGARET WILLIAMS TRUST FUND

This fund was established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador by providing funds for scholarships, research, special projects and work exchange opportunities. The value of awards will depend upon the annual interest earned on the fund. Applications and information available from:

    Chairman, Board of Trustees
    Margaret Williams Trust Fund
    Queen Elizabeth II Library
    Memorial University of Newfoundland
    St. John's, NL A1B 3Y1

WORK TERM SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS IN ENGINEERING

W.W. COSSITT - This award is intended for the Senior Engineering Student (Work Term 4, 5, & 6) who has made the most important contribution to an employer and therefore to the Co-operative Engineering Program. The award is made available by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland (APEGN) once per semester and has a monetary value of $200. APEGN provides final choice of the winner, based upon review of the reports of a select number of students recommended by the Division of Co-operative Education. The Division's recommendation is based upon: A) Student work performance; B) Student work report; C) Student academic standing; D) Supervisor nomination. The prize is awarded by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of APEGN.

CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION RESEARCH BOARD - ($200 PER SEMESTER) To a senior Engineering Work Term (Work Terms 4, 5 & 6). Student for a report which deals with the research aspects of the construction industry. The Division of Co-operative Education will submit nominations to the Canadian Construction Research Board for final selection of a winner.

ENES - EASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND ENGINEERING SOCIETY - This award is intended for the Junior Engineering Student (Work Term 1, 2, & 3) who has made the most important contribution to an employer and therefore to the Co-operative Engineering Program. The Award is made available by the Eastern Newfoundland Engineering Society (ENES) once per semester and has a monetary value of $200. ENES provides final choice of the winner, based upon review of the reports of a select number of students recommended by the Division of Co-operative Education. The Division's recommendation is based upon: A) Student work performance; B) Student work report; C) Student academic standing; D) Supervisor nomination. The prize is awarded by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of ENES.


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