Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

THE ABBOTT PRIZE

Abbott Laboratories Limited awards an annual prize consisting of $250. This prize is awarded to a student of high academic merit. The Award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the Recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

ABBOTT PRIZE IN PHARMACOLOGY

Abbott Laboratories Limited provides an award of $200.00 and the textbook “The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics” to the student achieving the highest academic standing in Pharmacy 4009 (Pharmacology). The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG DEPENDENCY COMMISSION COMMEMORATIVE AWARDS

These awards have been established to commemorate the Alcohol and Drug Dependency Commission (1982-1992). In an effort to promote the pursuit of addictions studies in various disciplines, it is hoped that recipients will pursue careers in addiction-related fields. Up to three awards, valued at $750.00 each, are available annually and open to students who have completed a major or published paper at the undergraduate or graduate level or are completing an Honors Dissertation on addictions issues. It will be awarded on a rotating basis to students in Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, and Social Work with a Faculty of School receiving only one award in any given scholarship year. These awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Dean/Director/Head of the respective Faculty or School.

THE APOTEX INC./P.A.C.E. "FUTURE LEADER" AWARD

This award, valued at $1,000.00 will be provided annually to a student entering the final year of the program. The award is in recognition of a significant leadership role in organizations and associations of the undergraduate student body of the school as well as in recognition of the likelihood of noteworthy future contribution to the profession. In addition, the candidate should have consistently maintained a good academic standing throughout his/her undergraduate program. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE AVENTIS PHARMA SCHOLARSHIPS

Aventis Pharma offers annually two scholarships in the amount of $750.00 each to deserving students entering the first year of the Pharmacy program. The selection will be based on academic achievement and admission requirements. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM (CANADA) LTD. PHARMACY AWARD

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. offers annually two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each to students entering the first year of the program. Selection for the Boehringer Ingelheim scholarship will be based on academic achievement and admission requirements. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

CANADIAN FOUNDATION FOR PHARMACY FELLOWSHIPS AWARD (NATIONAL AWARD)

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Fellowships Award is made to nine senior Canadian pharmacy students. The award is provided to encourage excellence within the profession of pharmacy and is made possible by the annual contributions of practicing pharmacists and pharmacy-related businesses who share a vision of progress.

CANADIAN FOUNDATION FOR PHARMACY PAST PRESIDENTS' AWARD (NATIONAL AWARD)

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Past Presidents' Award is made annually to the most outstanding pharmacy student in a Canadian university and is based on scholarship, on contributions to undergraduate life and on the likelihood of future noteworthy contributions to the community and the profession.

THE G.R. DUNCAN PRIZE IN PHARMACY

This award of $100.00 is to be given annually to a student in any year of the pharmacy program who displays school spirit, is involved in school-related extra curricular activities, and promotes the profession of pharmacy. The recipient shall be chosen by student ballot. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE DRUG STORE PHARMACY (DOMINION) BURSARIES

The Pharmacy division of Dominion Canada has established two bursaries of $500.00 each. These bursaries are provided to two deserving students who have demonstrated significant financial need. These bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE EXCELLENCE IN COMPOUNDING AWARD

This award is given to a student completing the First Year of the Pharmacy program who obtains the highest mark in the compounding laboratory portion of the First Year Pharmacy program. The award is valued at $150.00. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

FISHER SCIENTIFIC AWARD

This award of $250.00 is provided to the Pharmacy student who makes the best presentation at the Annual Research Forum at the School of Pharmacy. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE EDWARD D. FREEMAN BURSARY

This bursary honours the memory of Edward D. Freeman, a prominent Harbour Grace pharmacist who was a founding member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association. It shall be awarded to a deserving student of good academic standing in the School of Pharmacy on successful completion of Pharmacy Year I to enable the student to complete his/her studies with financial assistance. This bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE CHARLES E. FROSST SCHOLARSHIP IN PHARMACY

This award of $1,000.00 and a medal is presented by Merck Frosst Canada Inc. to the top first-year student of the Pharmacy program. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

GLAXO-HARLOW AWARD IN CLINICAL PHARMACY

Galxo Canada Inc. offers $2,000.00 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. Students must apply for this award. Applicants are selected on the basis of academic achievement as well as their performance on a required assignment. The award is not given to an applicant if all criteria for the award are not met. The selection will be made by clinical faculty, School of Pharmacy.

THE ROBERT HEALE MEMORIAL BURSARY

This bursary honours the memory of Robert Heale, an honourary life member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association who practised for over 50 years as a community pharmacist; and trained many pharmacists before pharmacy training programs were in place in Newfoundland. It is awarded to a student in any year of the pharmacy program who demonstrates scholarship standing and financial need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of a recommendation from the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE DR. L.R. HENSMAN PRIZE

This prize consists of a cash award and a trophy to be kept on permanent display in the School of Pharmacy. It will be awarded to the student who places first in the CAPSI sponsored patient counselling competition. Each year the name of the student will be affixed to the trophy and a $100.00 cash prize will be awarded. This prize is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE J. KEITH LAWTON MEMORIAL BURSARY

This bursary has been established by the Board of Directors and employees of Lawton Drug Stores with the support of the Sobeys Foundation, to honour the memory of J. Keith Lawton. The value of the award will represent the interest generated from the endowment each year. It will be awarded to a deserving student selected from all students enrolled in the Pharmacy program. This award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the School of Pharmacy.

THE L.J. LAWTON MEMORIAL AWARD

A plaque, donated by the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association in memory of Louis J. Lawton, a founder of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association, is presented each year as an Honor Award to a student entering the final year of the Pharmacy program. The recipient shall be chosen by the students and faculty by ballot in recognition of a commitment to the School of Pharmacy as well as a high degree of academic ability and showing of promise in making significant contributions to the profession of Pharmacy. In addition, this shall be accompanied by a miniature award and $500.00 in aid of tuition. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE ELI LILLY BOOK AWARD

Eli Lilly Canada Inc. provides an award for a deserving student in the first year of the Pharmacy program. The award consists of the current edition of Martindale's Extra Pharmacopoeia and $200.00. The student selected to receive this award will have an academically sound record with a willingness to participate and a potential for leadership roles. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE MEDIS ATLANTIC LTD. SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

Medis Atlantic Ltd. provides two awards valued at $250 each. These awards will be open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE MERCK SCHOLARSHIP

This award consists of $1,000, a Merck Manual and a Merck Index. It is presented by Merck Frosst Canada Inc. to the top second-year student of the Pharmacy program. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.


THE NATURAL MEDICINES COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE RECOGNITION AWARD

This award is presented to an outstanding graduate who has shown an interest in evidence-based approach to patient care, in particular when considering natural medicines. The winner receives the current edition of the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Book, assess t the Database online, complimentary enrollment in the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database continuing education series, and an award certificate.

THE NOVOPHARM SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

Novopharm Limited provides two awards in the amount of $500 to be granted annually to students achieving excellence in one of pharmaceutical manufacturing, biopharmaceutics, or medicinal chemistry. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE ORGANON CANADA LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

Organon Canada Limited offers annually an award of $350 which is open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy. In addition, a permanent award in the form of a medical dictionary will also be given. The award is given to a deserving student of good academic standing. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

ORIENTATION TO PHARMACY AWARD

This scholarship is to be awarded to a student entering the second year of the Pharmacy program who obtains the highest mark in the Orientation to Pharmacy course. It is to be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE P.A.C.E./APOTEX INC. SCHOLARSHIP/ BURSARIES

Apotex Incorporated provides two awards annually in the amount of $750 each. The first is provided to a student who has completed year I of the Pharmacy program with a high level of academic excellence, as judged by the faculty, and who intends to proceed to year II. The second is provided to the student who achieves the highest standing in Physical Pharmacy 4002 during Pharmacy year II. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Pharmacy.

PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLIES LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

This award of $500.00 is provided to a student who has successfully completed the first year of the Pharmacy program. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

PHARMACY'S CANADA CENTENNIAL SCHOLARS AWARD

This award offered by the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association consists of a $200.00 cash prize and a travel tour of approximately two weeks to visit manufacturing laboratories and health facilities in Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa and to attend the annual conference of the Association. It is made to a student who has completed the second year of the Pharmacy program. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

PHARMACY MANAGEMENT PRIZE

This prize, valued at $100.00, is to be awarded annually to a student who attains the highest grade in the Pharmacy Management course. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

RATIOPHARM ENTRANCE AWARD

Ratiopharm provides a $1,000.00 award annually to a student entering first year Pharmacy. The recipient will be selected on the basis of scholarship standing as defined by the University and the results of the Pharmacy College Admission Test. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE ROCHE PRIZE

Hoffmann-La Roche Limited offers annually a prize in the amount of $1000.00. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the School of Pharmacy. The prize will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

SABEX INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

Sabex International (1980) Limited offers annually two awards of $500.00 each which are open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy. They are to be awarded to students of good academic standing with an aptitude for Pharmacy. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The School of Pharmacy provides two awards annually in the amount of $1,000.00 each to students entering the first year of the program. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and admission requirements test. These awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE SHOPPER'S DRUG MART ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIPS/BURSARIES

Shoppers Drug Mart provides three scholarships/bursaries valued at $600.00 each. These awards will be open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

WARNER WELLCOME DRUGS IN SELF-MEDICATION AWARD

An annual award of $500.00 is presented by Warner Wellcome to a student who excels in the Self-Medication course in the final year of the program. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE WYETH AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Wyeth Limited presents an annual award consisting of a certificate mounted on a plaque and a $200 cash prize. The award is presented for excellence in Clinical Pharmacy by a graduating pharmacy student. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.


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