Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2006/2007)
3.12 School of Social Work

The following are available to students in the School of Social Work based on the recommendation of the Director.

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 JACKIE BROWN MEMORIAL SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established in the memory of Jackie Brown, a dedicated social worker who was an activist for social justice. Valued at $500.00 annually, it will be awarded to a full time undergraduate social work student who best epitomizes Jackie's commitment and energy to creating positive change related to a social justice issue in his/her community. The award, however, is not necessarily intended for the student with the highest academic standing. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Social Work.

THE MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, at a value of at least $350.00, is awarded annually to a Social Work major enrolled in full-time study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the awarding of this scholarship, scholastic standing and financial need will be taken into account. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director of Social Work and may be renewed in a subsequent year.

THE PROFESSOR JOHN S. MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been named to honour the late Dr. John S. Morgan, an honorary graduate of the University who served as Visiting Professor of Social Work during the 1976-77 academic year. It is valued at $500.00 per annum and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to an undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Social Work. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Director of the School.

THE JOHN J. MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, is awarded annually to a student who has achieved academic excellence upon completion of the first year of the Social Work program. 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 Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Social Work.

THE ELIZABETH A. NEWLANDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK

This scholarship has been named to honour the late Mrs. Elizabeth Newlands, one of the first graduates of the B.S.W. Program as Memorial University of Newfoundland. Valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually, it will be awarded on the basis of academics to either a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Social Work. If granted to an undergraduate the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. If awarded to a Graduate Student, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In either case the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of an appropriate recommendation from the Director, School of Social Work.

THE DR. J. VICTOR THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK

This scholarship, valued at not less than $650.00 is awarded annually to a full-time Social Work student upon completion of at least 90 credit hours in Social Work and other courses at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award will be made on the basis of academic excellence by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid, acting on the recommendation of the Director, School of Social Work.