Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

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

THE AFSHIN ASSEMI MEMORIAL AWARD

This Award has been established in memory of Afshin Assemi (Term 8 Electrical, 1991) and is valued at $500.00. It will be awarded during the Winter semester and is intended for students enroled in Term 8 of the Faculty of Engineering Programme. The criteria for selection will be on the basis of outstanding contribution to the betterment of student life within the Faculty of Engineering over the course of his/her academic career. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon the recommendation of the Engineering Scholarship Committee which will accept recommendations from the Engineering Society Executive. The Engineering Society Executive should consult with Term 8 Class representatives before arriving at their decision. If it is decided that two candidates are equally deserving of the Award, then joint awards may be given valued at $250.00 each.

AMOCO CANADA UNDERGRADUATE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at approximately $1,000.00, will be awarded from the annual interest accruing on an endowment established by Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Ltd. It will be awarded to a student in the final year of a Bachelor of Engineering at Memorial University who is specializing in Environmental Engineering. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND GEOSCIENTISTS OFNEWFOUNDLAND PAST PRESIDENT'SENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, was established by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland to mark the centennial year of Engineering as an organized profession in Canada. It is awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement to a student entering Term One of the Engineering programme at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on University Scholarships, in consultation with the Dean of Engineering and APEGN.

THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND GEOSCIENTISTS OFNEWFOUNDLAND ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS

Two scholarships, the gifts of the Association of Professional Engineers of Newfoundland, are awarded annually to students entering the Engineering programme. The awards are valued at $1,000.00 each and will not be awarded to candidates holding other scholarships of greater value. One of the scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement and financial need; the other primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement. These scholarships will be awarded by a committee of the Professional Engineers Association. Further information regarding application forms, etc., is available from the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE C.H. BALLAM SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the Honourable Charles H. and Mrs. Ballam as a memorial to their son Ulric, a former Engineering student at the University. The scholarship has a value of $250.00. It is awarded annually during Term 2 on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. In making the award, academic achievement, character and financial need are taken into account. An application is required.

THE E.F. BARNES SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been endowed by Stirling Kelloway in honour of the late Mr. E.F. Barnes, founder of E.F. Barnes Machine and Fabricating Shop Limited which built the first all steel vessel in Newfoundland and developed the only marine engine ever built in the Province.

The award will be made each year during the Fall Semester to a student in Term 6, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. The selection of the winner will be based on scholastic achievement in Academic Term 5. Financial need will be an additional consideration. This scholarship will not be awarded to a student who is already holding a scholarship during the same academic year.

THE BECHTEL CANADA LIMITED SCHOLARSHIPS

From a $1,500.00 grant received each year from the Bechtel Foundation of Canada, four awards are made to students entering the second or subsequent years of study in Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In qualifying for these awards, students must demonstrate excellence in scholastic standing and be graduates of Canadian secondary schools. Need is also taken into consideration.

- Award No. 1 is valued at $400.00 and is awarded in Term 3.
- Award No. 2 is valued at $300.00 and is awarded in Term 3.
- Award No. 3 is valued at $400.00 and is awarded in Term 6.
- Award No. 4 is valued at $400.00 and is awarded in Term 6.

These awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

DR. S.M. BLAIR MEMORIAL ALUMNI AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING

Two scholarships, established by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association in memory of Dr. Sidney M. Blair, have a value of $500.00 each and are awarded annually to students entering Term 3 of the Engineering programme and Term 5 of the Civil Engineering programme who have achieved an appropriate scholarship average in academic courses of the preceding terms. The awards are made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the advice of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY SILVER JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP

This $500.00 annual award is available to students in the final or penultimate year in Engineering (Mining Option), or Earth Sciences, at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Scholastic achievement is the principal requirement governing the award but economic need and character may be taken into account. The scholarship, which will not be awarded to a candidate holding another scholarship of greater value, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships acting on the advice of the University Programme Chairmen, appointed by the Institute.

THE DR. S.J. CAREW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These two scholarships, established in memory of Dr. S.J. Carew, each have a value of $500.00, and are awarded annually to students entering Term 2 of the Engineering programme. The awards are made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships acting on the advice of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. Conditions of the award are as follows:

a) Economic need will be the major consideration but at the same time candidates will be required to have scholarship standing, at least a fairly high "B" average in Term 1.
b) The scholarships will not be awarded to candidates holding scholarships of equal or greater value.

STEPHEN CROOKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, has been established in memory of Stephen Crooks (Civil 1982-Memorial University of Newfoundland). It will be awarded to an Engineering student, on the basis of sound scholastic record, who has completed at least five academic terms in Engineering. The student's contribution to the Engineering Faculty and the University, performance during work terms, and overall perseverance within the programme will also be taken into consideration. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

DET NORSKE VERITAS SCHOLARSHIP

The Det Norske Veritas Scholarship is donated by the Norwegian Ship Classification Society of that name. The $500.00 scholarship is awarded to the student in the graduating class in Naval Architectural Engineering who has achieved the highest total marks in terms five to eight inclusive. The award is made solely on academic criteria, and may be held in addition to not more than one other award having monetary value. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

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.

ENGINEERS' WIVES PRIZE

This prize, the gift of the Engineers' Wives Association of the Engineering Institute of Canada, has a value of $500.00. It is awarded annually, on the advice of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, to a student who has successfully completed Term 2 of Engineering and needs financial assistance to carry on Engineering studies.

THE J.M.C. FACEY ENGINEERING 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 Engineering at Memorial University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

FISHERY PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. 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 WILFRED W. GARLAND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, the gift of Shawmont Newfoundland Limited, is valued at $1000.00 and is awarded in two equal disbursements in Terms 4 and 5 to a student enrolled in the Engineering programme at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The awarding of the second disbursement in Term 5 will be dependent upon the student maintaining scholarship standing in Term 4. The scholarship, awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, will be awarded to Canadian citizens only, on the basis of financial need and academic ability. Applications for this award are available from the Office of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

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 GEORGE P. HOBBS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, the gift of Shawmont Newfoundland Limited, is valued at $1000.00 and is awarded in two equal disbursements in Terms 7 and 8 to a student enrolled in the Engineering programme at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The awarding of the second disbursement in Term 8 will be dependent upon the student maintaining scholarship standing in Term 7. The scholarship, awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, will be awarded to Canadian citizens only, on the basis of financial need and academic ability. Applications for this award are available from the Office of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE HONEYWELL LIMITED-HONEYWELL LIMITÉE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, the gift of Honeywell Limited-Honeywell Limitée, is valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in Term 5 of the Mechanical Engineering Programme at Memorial. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE IEEE SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the members of the Newfoundland and Labrador section of IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), this fund will support one scholarship valued at $1,000.00 annually. It will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in Term 6 of the Electrical Engineering Programme at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must be a student member of IEEE and possess scholarship standing as defined by the University. In addition to the student's academic achievement, contributions to the IEEE student branch will be considered. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, acting on the advice of the IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section.

THE PETER KIEWIT SONS CO. LTD. AWARD

This award of $1,750.00 is offered annually by the civil engineering company, Peter Kiewit Sons Co. Ltd. The eligible candidate must be a Term 8 Civil Engineering student of scholarship standing who has a demonstrated career interest in construction. Factors to be taken into account include character qualities, personal initiative, leadership and reliability; financial need may also be a consideration. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships acting on the advice of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science with appropriate input from the Civil Engineering Chairperson and Faculty.

THE WALLACE ALLISON MACCALLUM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship valued at the annual interest, was established by the MacCallum family in honour of their father, Wallace. It will be awarded to a third or fourth year Engineering student at Memorial. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Factors such as, interest in the humanities and international affairs, marine technology, contribution to his/her engineering class, and athletic involvement may also be taken into consideration.

THE JOHN MADVIG BURSARY

This bursary will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who is studying in the Naval Architectural Engineering programme at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The value of the bursary will be based on the annual interest earned on the initial endowment. It will be awarded to a Canadian citizen on the basis of academic standing and financial need. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR HYDRO CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIPS IN ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Five scholarships are offered annually by the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation and are valued at $1,000.00 each. They are distributed as follows:

- Two to students enrolled in Term 1 based on previous scholastic achievement
- Two to students enrolled in Term 2 based on Term 1 Engineering results
- One to a student enrolled in Term 8 based on the cumulative average in Engineering.

The Scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. Need may be considered. The awards will not be made to students who hold other concurrent scholarships of significant value.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND FEDERATION OF MUNICIPALITIES CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, the gift of the Federation of Municipalities of Newfoundland, has a value of $500.00. Its purpose is to assist students interested in Civil Engineering to attend this University and to encourage students to prepare for future careers as civil engineers in this Province. It will be awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement but economic need and other factors will be taken into account. Candidates must be natives of Newfoundland or have attended school here for at least two years, and have been accepted by the University for enrolment in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The scholarship will not be awarded to a candidate who holds another scholarship of equal or greater value. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships acting on the advice of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE NORANDA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship valued at the annual interest, has been established by the Noranda Foundation as part of the Opportunity Fund campaign. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis between students in Earth Sciences and Engineering and Applied Science. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean/Department Head of the appropriate discipline.

THE WILLIAM O'REILLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship established in memory of William O'Reilly (Engineering Class '76), has a value of $500.00, and is awarded annually to a student in Term 5 or Term 8 of the Engineering programme. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with a representative of the Engineering Class of '76. Economic need will be the major consideration but the candidate will be required to have at least a "B" average in the previous semester. The scholarship will not be awarded to a candidate holding a scholarship of equal or greater value.

FRITZ POTTER MEMORIAL AWARD

This award has been established in memory of Fritz Potter (Civil Engineering Graduate, 1991) and is valued at $500.00. It will be awarded during the Winter semester and is intended for students enrolled in Term 8 of the Civil Engineering programme. The criteria for selection will be on the basis of outstanding contribution to the spirit of the Civil Engineering graduating class over the course of their studies at Memorial. It will be administered by the Engineering Scholarship Committee which will accept recommendations from the Engineering Society Executive. The Engineering Society Executive should consult with Term 8 Civil Engineering class before arriving at their decision. If it is decided that two candidates are equally deserving of the award, then joint awards may be given valued at $250.00 each. This award will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships based upon a recommendation from the Faculty of Engineering.

THE SCHLUMBERGER SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships, 15 valued at $1,000.00 each annually are funded by Schlumberger Foundation, Inc. and are available to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. They will target students in academic terms two (2) through eight (8) of the Faculty with two scholarships being allocated to each of terms two through seven and three for term eight. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and a cumulative average of 75% or higher, to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering academic term one of the program). Where possible the scholarships shall be divided proportionally between male and female students based on male and female enrollment and subject to compliance to the above criteria. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE SGE GROUP INC. SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at $1,200.00, is awarded annually to a student in Term 2 of the Bachelor of Engineering programme at Memorial University who meets the requirements for scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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.

DAVID S. TEMPLETON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is the gift of the Newfoundland Light & Power Company Limited. The exact value is reviewed on an annual basis and is currently set at $2,000.00. It is awarded annually to the student continuing in the Engineering programme at Memorial University who has achieved the best academic record based on the first three terms of Engineering studies. Academic excellence is the prime criterion, but exemplary work term results may be a secondary factor. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with the President of the Company. No application is required.

TERM 1 ENTRY SCHOLARSHIPS IN ENGINEERING

These scholarships are endowed by Mr. Wing Soon Oue of Seven Seas Restaurant, Corner Brook, and have a value of up to $500.00 each. They are awarded annually to two students entering the Engineering programme, providing they hold no other awards of greater value. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Scholarships acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

THE CHARLES O. THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is a gift of The Thomas Fuller Construction Company (1958) Limited, in memory of Mr. Charles O. Thomas, who was supervisor of construction of the National Research Council Institute for Marine Dynamics on this campus, 1982-85.

The value of the award will be based upon the interest accrued on the principal sum donated, up to the amount of $750.00. The award is made to the student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who obtains the highest overall average in Terms 3, 4 and 5 and who does not already hold a scholarship administered by the Senate Committee on Scholarships in that same academic year. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

WOMEN IN ENGINEERING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established to commemorate the sudden and tragic deaths of fourteen women at L'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989. Thirteen of the women who died so violently were pursuing studies in engineering, historically a non-traditional field for women. It is hoped this annual $2,000.00 scholarship will encourage more women to study and work in this profession, thereby increasing the contribution of women to engineering and scientific endeavours. Funding support is provided by the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, C-CORE, Memorial University Alumni Association and individual contributions. This award is tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland to female students regardless of age, who are entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of women in Engineering fields and an active involvement in wider issues of social concern to women, as well as sound scholastic ability. The committee may also consider applications from female students already enrolled in Engineering studies, provided they meet the eligibility criteria above. A special committee, consisting of representatives from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, C-CORE, Memorial University's Alumni Association, Women's Studies and Women in Science and Engineering meets annually to consider applications for this scholarship. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of this committee.


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