Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

GOVERNMENT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR SCHOLARSHIPS

FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL

The following awards are made available by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and are awarded by the Minister of Education upon the recommendation of a scholarship committee appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council. They are awarded to high school graduates on the basis of scholarship examinations. Principals of all high schools should be contacted for further information:

a) The Junior Jubilee Scholarship

This scholarship has a value of $2,500.00. It is awarded annually to the high school graduate who attains the highest marks in the scholarship examination.

b) The Electoral District Scholarships

These scholarships of the value of $1,000.00 each are awarded annually to high school graduates who attain the highest marks in the scholarship examinations in the electoral districts where the students reside.

c) The Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarships

Fifty-five scholarships valued at $1,000.00 each may be awarded to high school graduates who attain the highest marks in the scholarship examination provided they have not already been awarded another government scholarship.

d) Constable W.C. Moss Scholarship

This scholarship has a value of $1,000.00. It is awarded annually to a son or daughter of a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, or of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who has been a resident of the Province for twelve months, or of a retired or deceased member of either of these Forces. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of a scholarship examination to high school graduates. Applications are necessary and are available from high school principals or from the Secretary, Scholarship Committee, Department of Education, Confederation Building, St. John's.

FOR STUDENTS IN ATTENDANCE AT MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND

a) The Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarships

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador awards these scholarships, valued at $1,000.00 each, to students pursuing their first undergraduate programmes. These scholarships are awarded by the Minister of Career Development and Advanced Studies on the recommendation of a scholarship committee appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council. They are awarded on the basis of academic achievement and no application is necessary.

b) The Senior Jubilee Scholarship

The Senior Jubilee Scholarship to the value of $3,000.00 may be awarded annually by the Minister of Career Development and Advanced Studies upon the recommendation of the scholarship committee appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to the student at the University who attains the highest average in the examinations held during the first two semesters of the second academic year.

c) The Doctor Arthur Barnes Scholarship
The Doctor William W. Blackall Scholarship
The Doctor Vincent P. Burke Scholarship
The Reverend Doctor Levi Curtis Scholarship
The Ronald K. Kennedy Scholarship

These scholarships, awarded by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, each have the value of $1,200.00. The scholarships are awarded annually by the Minister of Education upon the recommendation of the scholarship committee appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to students who have completed two years of a degree or diploma course at the University. In recommending students for the awards, the committee will take into account scholastic achievement and promise, qualities of character, economic need and any other relevant factors. Normally these scholarships are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland but in special circumstances may be held elsewhere.

NOTE: The values of the above awards are subject to change.


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