Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2006/2007)
3.11 School of Pharmacy

The following are available to students in the School of Pharmacy based on a recommendation from the Director.

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.

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 on the recommendation of the Dean/Director/Head of the respective Faculty or School.

THE APOTEX INC. "FUTURE LEADER" AWARD

This award, valued at $1,000.00 will be provided annually to a graduating student. 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 on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE 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 Pharmacy 2201 - Pharmaceutics I during Pharmacy year I. 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.

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 on 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 on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

CANADIAN PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION (CPhA) CENTENNIAL AWARD

This award offered by the Canadian Pharmacists Association consists of a $300.00 cash prize and a travel tour of approximately one week 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 is completing 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.

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 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 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 pharmaceutics courses. The award is valued at $150.00. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on 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 (now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board). Valued at a portion of the income from the endowment it shall be awarded to a deserving student of good academic standing in the School of Pharmacy on successful completion of Pharmacy Year III 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 on 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.

THE ROBERT HEALE MEMORIAL BURSARY

This bursary honours the memory of Robert Heale, an honourary life member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association ( now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board) 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 interview 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 on the recommendation of the School of Pharmacy.

THE L.J. LAWTON MEMORIAL AWARD

A plaque, donated by the Canadian Pharmacists Association in memory of Louis J. Lawton, a founder of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association ( now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board), 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 monetary award valued at the income from the endowment each year. 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 MCKESSON SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

McKesson 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 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 text book 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.

PFIZER CONSUMER HEALTH CARE AWARD

An annual award of $500.00 is presented by Pfizer Consumer Health Care to a student who excels in Therapeutics I (Pharmacy 4104). The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of 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.

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 academic achievement and admission requirements. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

SABEX INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

Sabex International (1980) Limited offers annually four 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. These awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director, School of Pharmacy.

THE SHOPPERS 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.

THE AUGUSTUS STAFFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This award is presented to honor a founding member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association (now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board), the late Augustus Stafford of St. John's. The award, consisting of $300, is given to the student achieving the highest academic standing in the first 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.

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.