Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(For definition of scholarship standing for co-op students)

CANADIAN PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGERS 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 C.P.P.M.A.

THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS ASSOCIATION OF NEWFOUNDLAND SCHOLARSHIP

The C.G.A. Association of Newfoundland offers a $500.00 scholarship to a student majoring in Accounting who is entering the final year of studies. In addition to the cash award, $500.00 will be applied to the student's tuition costs through enrolment in the C.G.A. programme 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 Scholarships, 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) programmes 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 Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

DOVER ELEVATOR SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, donated by Dover Corporation (Canada) Limited, will pay one year's tuition (two semesters) for a student entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate programme in Business or Engineering. It is renewable for the second year, providing scholarship standing is maintained. The award is open to students who have an interest in pursuing business as a career after graduation. In making the award, preference will be given to students who possess the following attributes: involvement in community activities, leadership, entrepreneurship, and/or technical skills. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon the recommendation of the Dean of the faculty concerned.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established through the contributions of members of the Associates Programme 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 programme, scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEAN'S AWARD

These awards are made by the Dean of the Faculty, on the advice of his colleagues, to graduating students who have demonstrated academic excellence together with leadership qualities within the Faculty of Business Administration and/or the University.

FISHERY PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Fishery Products International Ltd. offers annually two scholarships valued at $500.00 each tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One scholarship is available to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and the second one to a student in the Faculty of Business. In order to qualify candidates must be enrolled in term 1 of the respective programmes 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, NF, 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 departments.

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 who may be enrolled in the faculties of Business Administration, Engineering, Geography, Political Science or Sociology, but whose main interest lies in the field of municipal administration. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on a rotating basis upon the recommendation of the Dean/Department Head of the appropriate discipline as listed above.

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'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 Programme (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'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 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 Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of the 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 programme who are majoring in Labour Relations. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships 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 programme 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.

HIBERNIA SCHOLARSHIPS

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

- 2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Engineering
- 2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Business

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 and Faculty of Engineering.

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 Scholarships on the 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 Scholarships 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 programme. Scholarship standing as well as financial need will be taken into consideration in selecting candidates. The scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships 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 programme. 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 Scholarships 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 Scholarships, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE POLICOFF PRIZE IN SMALL BUSINESS STUDIES

This prize, the gift of Mrs. Sara Policoff, in memory of her late husband, Dr. Arthur W. Policoff, is valued at $100.00 and is awarded annually to the outstanding class member in the undergraduate course "Management of Small Business". The recipient will be recommended by the Scholarship Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Business Administration acting on the advice of the instructor for this course. At the discretion of the Committee, financial need may also be taken into account when applicants are being considered.

THE RISK AND INSURANCE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY AWARD

This award, valued at $500.00, was established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. and is intended to encourage students to explore the area of risk management education. The award is open to undergraduate Business students and is based on performance in a written report or paper dealing with a topic in the field of Risk Management. In order to be considered for this award, students must be nominated by a faculty member in the Faculty of Business Administration. Recommendations will be made by the Faculty Scholarship Committee in consultation with faculty members. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation by the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE ROYAL TRUST 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 programme 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 Scholarships 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 Scholarships on the recommendation of the Director of the Programme 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 programme completing a Concentration in Small Business/Entrepreneurship. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE TALISMAN ENERGY BURSARY

This Bursary has been established by Talisman Energy Inc. of Calgary, Alberta. One bursary, valued at $2,000.00 annually, will be awarded on a rotating basis to a student in Earth Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, Business Administration and Economics. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing, financial need and upon the recommendation of the Dean/Department Head of the appropriate discipline.

THE THOMAS FAMILY BURSARY

The firm of Henry J. Thomas and Son Limited has established an annual bursary in the amount of $500.00 to be awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration. The award will be made on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, by the Senate Committee on Scholarships. The bursary is available in any year and may be renewed on the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Scholarships.

THE 3M CANADA INC. BURSARY

This award, the gift of 3M Canada Inc., is valued at $700.00. It is made available annually to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration or the Faculty of Science and is not restricted to year of study. The award will be made on the basis of academic ability, taking into consideration financial need and character.

THE RALPH VINCENT MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

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


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