Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(For definition of scholarship standing for co-op students, see GENERAL INFORMATION, SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS)

THE BAINE JOHNSTON CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY

This scholarship was established from contributions to the University’s Opportunity Fund Campaign by Baine Johnston Corporation. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, the scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate Business student who is on an academic international exchange or on a Harlow term. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE LAWRENCE S. BLOOMBERG SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This scholarship was established by a donation from First Marathon Securities to Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Opportunity Fund Campaign. The scholarship, valued at the annual accrued interest, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE ERIC BRIFFETT SMALL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship valued at $1,000.00, was established in honor of Eric Briffett by his four children. Mr. Briffett was born in Rosedale, Newfoundland in 1916. He, along with his brothers, formed and operated Louis Briffett and Sons Ltd. a successful logging, sawmilling, lumber, and building supply business in Central and Eastern Newfoundland, with retail outlets in Glovertown and Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay. He retired in 1988 at the age of 71. The scholarship will be awarded to a second or third year undergraduate Business student who was born in Newfoundland and Labrador or whose parents were born in Newfoundland and Labrador. Preference will be given to students studying Small Business and/or Entrepreneurship. The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of financial need, personal values and scholarship standing. The qualifying student must demonstrate strong personal values including a strong work ethic and high personal integrity. The student must have maintained a minimum of a B average in the prior semester. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE BROWNING HARVEY LTD. SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, has been donated by Pepsi-Cola Ltd. It is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing, enrolled in Business Administration, who have demonstrated leadership ability. Activities within various student organizations, participation on faculty committees, and/or contribution to the larger community, will be considered in determining appropriate candidates. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE GREG CAMPBELL MEMORIAL BUSINESS AWARD

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one award to a full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this scholarship must have scholarship standing and a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work, and/or service in the faculty/University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE GREG CAMPBELL MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this scholarship must have scholarship standing and a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work, and/or service in the faculty/University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS ASSOCIATION OF NEWFOUNDLAND SCHOLARSHIP

The C.G.A. Association of Newfoundland offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to a student majoring in Accounting who is entering the final year of studies. In addition to the cash award, $1,000.00 will be applied to the student's tuition costs through enrolment in the C.G.A. program within three years of their undergraduate University graduation date. This scholarship is intended to recognize academic excellence and to assist the student when there is a financial need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS' EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NEWFOUNDLAND, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

The CA Education Foundation, formed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland, offers five scholarships annually to students enrolled in the B.Comm.(Co-op) programs as follows:

-    two scholarships of $2000 each to students entering either term six or seven
-    two scholarships of $1250 each to students entering term five
-    one scholarship of $1250 to a student entering term four

These scholarships will be awarded to students who have expressed a strong interest in pursuing the Chartered Accounting designation. Selection will be based upon academic standing and demonstrated leadership abilities. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE CLARICA SCHOLARSHIP IN APPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY

The Mutual Life Scholarship in Applications of Technology is funded through a generous endowment from Clarica Corporate Communication and is consistent with Clarica’s belief that education is key to the future well-being of individuals, business and society. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will be designated on an annually rotating basis to a student on the Corner Brook campus and the St. John’s campus. It will be awarded to a student within the faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Science and Business Administration who is focussing his/her studies on the application of technology and has demonstrated scholarship standing. In addition, the student will have actively participated in extra-curricular activities and have been active in student life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the appropriate Dean and/or the Principal of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.

THE ROB CROSBIE SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY

This fund was established from contributions to the University’s Opportunity Fund Campaign by Mr. Rob Crosbie. The scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 annually, will support a Business student (graduate or undergraduate) who is on an academic international exchange and who has shown interest in pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

THE ERNST AND YOUNG SCHOLARSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

This fund was established from contributions to the University’s Opportunity Fund Campaign by the partners Ernst & Young, St. John’s and it’s predecessor. This scholarship, valued at the accrued interest on the endowment, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration entering academic Term 6 in the cooperative education program. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to students with scholarship standing and a demonstrated interest pursuing a career in accounting. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATES’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established through the contributions of members of the Associates’ Program of the Faculty of Business Administration. The fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty. Awards will be made on the basis of academic standing but such factors as financial need and contribution to the Faculty may be taken into account.

In the case of the undergraduate program, scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

In the case of the graduate program, the scholarships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

FISHERY PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Fishery Products International Ltd. offers annually two scholarships valued at $1000.00 each tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One scholarship is available to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the second one to a student in the Faculty of Business Administration. In order to qualify candidates must be enrolled in term 1 of the respective programs and be of scholarship standing. Preference will be given to dependants of employees of Fishery Products International Limited who must complete a special application which may be obtained from: Head Office, Fishery Products International Ltd., 70 O’Leary Avenue, P. O. Box 550, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5L1. If there are no suitable candidates in this category the scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based on a recommendation from the dean of the appropriate academic unit.

THE E.B. FORAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, awarded in memory of the late Mr. E.B. Foran, longtime associate of municipal government in St. John's, is valued at $500.00 and is under the sponsorship of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities. It is open to students beyond first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland who have scholarship standing and who are sons, daughters, or wards of elected officials (e.g.: Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Councillors) or municipal staff. An application is required which may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, room 4018, University Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7 or your municipal office.

THE P.J. GARDINER AWARD FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial University of Newfoundland's School of Business and local entrepreneur. Interest from the fund provides an annual award of $5,000.00 to recognize student creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship as evidenced by the establishment or plan to establish a new venture. Students at all levels of their business program (graduate or undergraduate) are eligible for the award. In order to be considered for an award, applicants must submit a Venture Plan in the case of a proposed venture or a detailed description of a venture that they have already established. The submissions will be reviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from Industry and from the Faculty. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid acting on the recommendation of this panel. In the case of graduate students, the awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies acting on the recommendation of the panel and the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

THE PETER GARDINER AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial's School of Business. Interest from the fund will provide or two annual awards of $2,500.00 each to support Business students (graduate and/or undergraduate) to study at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Harlow Campus or at another university outside Canada. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

THE BRIAN J. GRANT SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY

This scholarship was endowed through a donation to the University’s Opportunity Fund campaign by Mr. Brian J. Grant in 1999. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will support an undergraduate business student who is on an academic international exchange. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE WILLIAM A. GRUCHY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, has been donated by Pepsi- Cola Canada Ltd., in memory of Mr. William Gruchy, a long-time associate of Browning Harvey Ltd., Pepsi-Cola's franchised bottling business in St. John's. The award is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing, enrolled in Business Administration, who have demonstrated leadership ability. Activities within various student organizations, participation on faculty committees, and/or contribution to the larger community, will be considered in determining appropriate candidates. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

THE JAMES B. HAND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This scholarship was established through a contribution to the Opportunity Fund by friends, family and former business associates in memory of Mr. Jim Hand. Interest on the fund will provide one or more scholarships for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing, but such factors as financial need and contribution to Business Administration may be taken into account. The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE ROLF G. HATTENHAUER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established by the Labour Management Co-operation Committee to commemorate the late Professor Rolf G. Hattenhauer, a well-known Newfoundland arbitrator who was actively involved in setting up the Committee. Professor Hattenhauer was a member of the Department of Commerce (later the Faculty of Business Administration) at Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1965 until his death in 1983, and during the year 1969-70 served as Head (pro tem) of the Department. The fund will provide scholarships and fellowships on a rotating basis in undergraduate and graduate studies in Business Administration.

In the case of the undergraduate scholarships, preference will be given to students in Terms 6 and 7 of the Bachelor of Commerce program who are majoring in Labour Relations. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

In the case of the graduate fellowships, preference will be given to those students in the Master of Business Administration program who are concentrating in or conducting research on the area of personnel and industrial relations. The graduate fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. If a suitable graduate student is not available in a given year the scholarship for that year may be awarded to an undergraduate student.

HIBERNIA SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, established by the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. and tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, are valued at approximately $1,000.00 each and awarded annually as follows:

-    2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
    -    2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Business Administration

Each year one scholarship will be awarded to a male and one to a female in each of the above disciplines. Candidates for these awards must be of scholarship standing but consideration may also be given to their financial circumstances. All candidates must be residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a period of 12 months immediately prior to enrollment for the term of study). The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Deans, Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE J. CARSON HUDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

In memory of local businessman and entrepreneur J. Carson Hudson, this scholarship, valued at $2,000.00, has been established by LeGrow's Travel Limited to encourage students' participation in small business and to assist a student entering the Faculty of Business Administration. Installments of $1,000.00 each will be awarded in two successive academic years provided that scholarship standing has been maintained. Preference will be given to those students who have enrolled in a full course load at the undergraduate level and have been away from the educational system for a period of two years or longer, working in an area of small business. Financial need may be a consideration. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

INTERNATIONAL PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION AWARD

A $350.00 award will be presented annually to an outstanding student in the undergraduate course, Advanced Personnel Management. The recipient will be recommended by the Scholarship Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Business Administration acting upon the advice of the course instructor. Scholastic abilities, financial need and class participation will be the basis upon which the award will be made. The recipient of the award will also be eligible for one year’s free membership in the local Chapter of IPMA-Canada.

THE RON JOYCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Ron Joyce Foundation. Interest on the fund will provide scholarships to full-time undergraduate students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Business Administration who are Canadian citizens with scholarship standing and demonstrated financial need. These scholarships will be valued at two semester’s tuition for five courses (30 credit hours) and are renewable for up to four years (3 years plus original) provided the candidates maintain first class and scholarship standing. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

MOLSON BREWERIES SCHOLARSHIPS

Two scholarships, valued at $1000.00 each, will be awarded to Newfoundland students entering the Faculty of Business Administration from first year university. The scholarships will be based on academic merit and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

MOLSON BREWERIES SCHOLARSHIPS

Two scholarships of $500.00 each are to be awarded to Newfoundland students commencing Term 5 and Term 6 respectively of the Business Administration program. Scholarship standing as well as financial need will be taken into consideration in selecting candidates. The scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE JOHN J. MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, is awarded annually to a student who has achieved academic excellence upon completion of the first year (Terms 1 and 2) of the Business Administration program. The award, however, is not necessarily intended for the student who has received the highest average in this category. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR HYDRO CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIPS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

These scholarships, offered annually by the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation, are valued at $1000.00 each. They are tenable in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are distributed as follows:

-    Two to students entering Term 7
-    Two to students entering Term 6
-    One to a student entering Term 5

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, taking into consideration such factors as financial need and character. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE PMI JAMIE MORRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, was established by the Project Management Institute in memory of Jamie Morry to acknowledge his commitment to the discipline of project management. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing enrolled in Business Administration, doing a concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) or Management Science who have demonstrated an interest in project management. In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must be nominated by a faculty member in the Faculty of Business Administration. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation by the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE RBC INVESTMENTS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, in memory of Maxwell J. Pratt, has a value of $1,000.00 and is open to a student entering Term 7 of the Business Administration program who is majoring in the area of Finance. Selection of the successful candidate will be based on academic merit and the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

SOCIETY OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS OF NEWFOUNDLAND SCHOLARSHIPS

The Society of Management Accountants of Newfoundland offers four annual scholarships with a value of $1,000.00 each to students majoring in accounting who have completed or are presently completing Advanced Topics in Managerial Accounting. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in management accounting. Selection will be based on the students' character, financial need and overall academic ability. The Scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director of the Program in Certified Management Accounting.

THE JAMES P. STEINHAUER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This scholarship is awarded out of income from a bequest by Mrs. S. Louise Steinhauer made in memory of her husband James and her son James, both prominent St. John's entrepreneurs. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the final semester of the undergraduate program completing a concentration in Small Business/Entrepreneurship. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE TOROMONT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Toromont Industries Ltd. as part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis between students in Business Administration and Engineering and Applied Science. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing, extracurricular activities, and need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation from the Dean of the appropriate discipline.

THE RALPH VINCENT MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship is valued at $5,000, and is provided via a contribution to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Darryl Fry. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and need to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador enrolled in first year Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE JAMES J. WALSH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Two undergraduate scholarships, established by the Walsh family to commemorate the memory of a dear husband and father, James J. Walsh, are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are valued at $500.00 each. One scholarship will be tenable in the Faculty of Business Administration to a physically handicapped student. If no physically handicapped student is available, the award will be open to any student enrolled in the Faculty provided that the student is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

GEOFFREY H. WOOD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, established by the Geoffrey H. Wood Foundation, is currently valued at $2,500.00 and will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student in Term 4 or later in the Faculty of Business Administration who has consistently demonstrated academic excellence. The scholarship is non-renewable and is to be awarded with a maximum of one other concurrent award. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

THE WOOD GUNDY SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS STUDENTS

The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Undergraduate Business Students will be awarded annually to a student of scholarship standing in Business Administration, who has demonstrated leadership ability through participation in student, faculty or University activities and/or contribution to the larger community. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated career interest in the area of finance. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

TOM WOODFORD AWARD FOR EXEMPLARY WORK TERMS

This award was established through contributions to Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Opportunity Fund by Tom Woodford. Two awards, valued at $1,000.00 each, will be given annually: one award to a student who has completed work term 2, and the second award to a student who has completed work term 3 within the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) Degree Program. In order to be considered for an award, an applicant must submit a Nomination Form completed by the applicant’s employer for the work term for which the award is being sought. Recommendations will be based upon the nomination, the applicant’s work report and the applicant’s work performance. All submissions will be reviewed by members of Business Co-operative Education, and recommendations will be made to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.


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