Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2007/2008)
3.8 School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

The following are available to students in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation based on the recommendation of the Director.

THE CSEP/SCPE (CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY) UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARD

The CSEP/SCPE Undergraduate Award recognizes excellence in academic achievement among undergraduate students. It is offered in Canadian universities which offer an undergraduate degree in physical education, human kinetics, or related disciplines. It will be awarded to graduating students who achieve the highest academic standing in their undergraduate class in the scientific portion of their curriculum. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. One award, in the form of an engraved medallion and a certificate, is granted annually at each university.

THE EDWARD PATRICK BROWNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

In his will, Edward Browne, a distinguished and beloved member of the University community, and a life-long supporter of the growth and development of the sport of basketball at provincial and national levels, left a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland for the awarding of scholarships to students.

These scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the advice of the Director of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE NITA CHAMBERS (SUTTON) AWARD

Nita Chambers (Sutton), a graduate of Stella Maris High School in Trepassey and Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John's, was a spirited and talented participant in basketball at both the scholastic and intercollegiate levels. This award fund has been established in Nita's memory through the fund-raising efforts of her family, friends, colleagues, team-mates, and former instructors. Valued at a portion of the annual interest, it will provide financial assistance to deserving male and female student-athletes who have graduated from high schools in Newfoundland and Labrador and who compete for the Memorial University of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks in the sport of basketball. To be eligible for this fund students will be required to maintain a minimum cumulative average of 65% within the previous academic year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Funds will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation in consultation with the coaches of the varsity basketball teams.

ELIZABETH DALE NLVA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association (NLVA) and will be awarded annually, on the basis of scholarship standing, to a new recruit to the female volleyball program. This scholarship is renewable, for a second year, providing the recipient maintains scholarship standing and is a member of the female varsity volleyball team for both years. If an athlete receives a scholarship in her first year and does not return to the team in the following year, it is at the discretion of the coach to award the scholarship to another returning athlete. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation acting on the advice of the team coach and the NLVA Executive.

THE MARGARET (MAG) DAVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established in memory of Margaret (Mag) Davis, former graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, dedicated physical education teacher and well-known athlete who excelled in the sports of softball, field hockey, ice hockey, soccer, ball hockey, curling, squash and golf. Valued at a minimum of $500 annually, it will be awarded to a female undergraduate student studying in the programs of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to students who have demonstrated athletic ability and scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE MARIE AND PAUL DEVLIN ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual income on the initial endowment, was established by Memorial University of Newfoundland alumnus, Dr. William Devlin. Dr. Devlin is a medical school graduate and a former varsity athlete at Memorial. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to undergraduate students who combine academic achievement, leadership and athletic prowess at the varsity level. This scholarship is tenable in all undergraduate programs at this University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE J. DOUGLAS EATON ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of degree programs in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation and to honour Dr. Eaton a former department head. The value of the scholarship will be determined by the interest accruing from the initial endowment. The scholarship shall be awarded to the student who attains the highest academic standing in the third year of the Bachelor of Physical Education, Bachelor of Recreation or Bachelor of Kinesiology. Recipients must also demonstrate commitment and service in activities related to their intended profession. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on recommendations from the Director of the School.

THE MATTHEW J. FOSTER ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, established by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, commemorates the 30th Anniversary awarding of the first Bachelor of Physical Education Degrees at Memorial University of Newfoundland and honours Mr. Foster (department head/director - 1964 until his retirement in 1986). They will be valued at the interest accruing from the initial endowment and awarded to the student in the second year of a program offered by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation who attains the highest academic standing. Recipients should also have demonstrated leadership in activities related to their intended profession. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation from the Director of the School.

THE DR. M.O. AND GRACE MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

This fund is the result of an endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Morgan. One or more scholarships, valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest, will be awarded to a Physical Education student in the first year of the Bachelor of Physical Education degree program. The recipients will have demonstrated scholarship standing as well as leadership in the professional preparation and/or services program of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. These Scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION MERIT AWARDS

These awards, of varying amounts, have been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association. They shall be awarded to Memorial University of Newfoundland students who are members of one of the University's basketball teams and in good academic standing.

These awards shall be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in conjunction with the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION AWARDS

These awards, valued at the interest accruing from the principal amount, have been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association from monies contributed by supporters of volleyball including coaches and players. They shall be awarded to Memorial University of Newfoundland students, male and/or female, who are in good academic standing, displaying commitment and leadership in the game of volleyball and who are members of one of the University's varsity volleyball teams. The awards shall be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR SOCCER ASSOCIATION AWARDS

These awards, valued at $500.00 each have been established by the Newfoundland Soccer Association and shall be awarded to two or more Memorial University of Newfoundland students, one male and one female, who are in good academic standing, displaying commitment and leadership in the game of soccer and who are members of one of the University's soccer teams. The awards shall be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

THE SCHOOL OF HUMAN KINETICS AND RECREATION 30TH/25TH ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIP

In the calendar year 1994 the School commemorated 30 years of professional preparation in physical education/recreation and 25 years of Atlantic University Sport (AUS) competition at Memorial University of Newfoundland by hosting Anniversary Celebrations. The Steering Committee of these Anniversary Celebrations in co-operation with the two major organizing committees of these events established a $500.00 Scholarship to be awarded annually to the undergraduate student who combines academic achievement and athletic prowess at the varsity level. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated ability and desire to coach, and to children of either graduates of the School or of former varsity athletes. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, established by Winslow and Eileen Scott in memory of their late son Bradford, a former student of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is valued at not less than $500.00. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to students in the Bachelor of Education Intermediate/Secondary Program who have completed the Bachelor of Physical Education or Bachelor of Physical Education (Co-operative) degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If a suitable candidate cannot be found in this category it will be awarded to a senior student in the Bachelor of Physical Education or Bachelor of Physical Education (Co-operative) program who is doing the teaching option. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and upon a recommendation approved by the Dean, Faculty of Education and/or the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

SEA-HAWKS ATHLETICS AWARDS

A limited number of athletic awards are available annually to returning student-athletes who exhibit leadership, achievement and athletic success. The annual number and value of awards will vary. To be eligible for these awards, candidates must be a current member of a Memorial University of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks Athletic team and will be required to attain a minimum average of 65% based on the previous academic year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Selection Committee may consider other criteria including financial need, service to the University and the community. These awards will be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and recreation in consultation with the coaches of varsity teams.

THE HAROLD SQUIRES SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual interest, was established by Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumnus and long-time employee Harold Squires. In awarding this scholarship preference will be given to a student who competes for the Memorial University of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks in the sport of basketball. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation in consultation with the coaches of the varsity basketball teams.

THE ST. JOHN'S ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL OFFICIALS AWARD

From a sum of money donated by the St. John's Association of Basketball Officials an award valued at a portion of the annual income on the investment is to be provided annually to a full-time Memorial University of Newfoundland student who is an active member of the University basketball community. The candidate must meet the university definition of Academic Criteria for Continuance at the University/Clear Standing. The award is to be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the executive of the St. John's Association of Basketball Officials.

THE SWIMMING NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BURSARY

This bursary, valued at $1,000.00 annually, is available to a student continuing beyond their first year of studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The bursary recipient will be a swimmer in good standing with Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador and will be a returning member to the Memorial University of Newfoundland Seahawks Varsity Swim Team. Awarding of this bursary will be based on swimming performance at the varsity level. It will be awarded to a student in good academic standing at the University. Applications may be obtained in writing to the Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador Office, RPO MacDonald Drive, Box 21248, St. John's, NL, A1A 5B2 or by telephone to (709) 576-7946 or fax: to (709) 576-7493.

LORNE WOOLRIDGE NLVA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association (NLVA) and will be awarded annually, on the basis of scholarship standing, to a new recruit to the men’s volleyball program. This scholarship is renewable, for a second year, providing the recipient maintains scholarship standing and is a member of the men’s varsity volleyball team for both years. If an athlete receives a scholarship in his first year and does not return to the team in the following year, it is at the discretion of the coach to award the scholarship to another returning athlete. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation acting on the advice of the team coach and the NLVA Executive.