Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2008/2009)
3.7 Faculty of Science

The following are available to Faculty of Science students based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science or the appropriate Director or Department Head.

The Dr. H.J. Anderson Departmental Awards in Chemistry

Four awards have been established through the Department of Chemistry to honour retired Faculty member and Professor Emeritus, Dr. H.J. Anderson. The recipients of these awards will have demonstrated academic excellence in Chemistry courses; Best Marks in Chemistry 2400 and 2401, Best Third Year Performance by a Chemistry Major, Second Best Third Year Performance by a Chemistry Major, and Best Fourth Year Performance by a Chemistry Major (not receiving a convocation award). These awards will be presented in May and June of each year based on the most recent year's academic performance. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Hugh J. Anderson Chemistry Scholarship

The scholarship is valued at $5,000, and is provided via a contribution to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Darryl Fry. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and need to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador who have completed first year chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are declared majors in Chemistry. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Dr. Cater W. Andrews Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, the gift of former students and colleagues of the late Dr. C.W. Andrews, is awarded to a Memorial University of Newfoundland student graduating with a B.Sc. in Biology who plans to pursue graduate work at Memorial University of Newfoundland in marine and/or freshwater biology. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Biology Department. In making the selection, exceptional industry and interest in the field, together with scholarship standing, will be the main criteria taken into account.

The Astrazeneca Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $4,000.00 annually, has been established by AstraZeneca Canada Inc. It will be awarded to Bachelor of Science students in their final year of the Honours program. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis between Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry respectively. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head of the appropriate department.

The Atlantic Canada Marine Biodiversity Essay Contest Tuition Scholarship

Memorial University of Newfoundland is a participant in the Atlantic Canada Marine Biodiversity Essay Contest which is operated by the Centre for Marine Biodiversity. This contest is open to Grade 12 students from across Atlantic Canada. The first prize winner receives a waiver of tuition fees for two semesters if he or she attends Memorial University of Newfoundland. The two runners up receive partial waiver of tuition fees if they attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students are notified of their status in the Essay Contest by the Centre for Marine Biodiversity and the successful candidates are informed of their tuition scholarship by the university, after the Centre for Marine Biodiversity informs the university of the contest winners. Further information can be found on the web site of the Centre www.marinebiodiversity.ca. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

The Atreya-Haritha Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Dr. K.R. and Nandinin Kothandaraman. Valued at $1000 annually, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student, either a senior level undergraduate or a graduate student in Mathematics and/or Statistics. In the case of an undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics. In the case of a graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, also upon recommendation of the head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Au Family Scholarship in Biochemistry

This scholarship is valued at the interest accruing annually on an endowment given to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Au family. It is open to students entering their final year of study in the Biochemistry program who, during their studies, combined a record of high academic achievement and scholarship standing with active involvement in extracurricular activities within the University, including athletic prowess at the varsity level. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

Donald and Evelyn Barton Chemistry Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland in memory of Dr. Donald Barton who was a faculty member with the Department of Chemistry from 1962 to 1992. This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual income, will be awarded to a student majoring in Chemistry who is beyond their first year of study and who has demonstrated scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry in consultation with the Chemistry Department Scholarships Committee.

The Bennett/Khan Bursary in Biology

This bursary is made possible through a fund established by an anonymous donor in honour of Dr's Gordon Bennett and Rasul Khan. Valued at the interest on the initial endowment, it will be awarded annually to a full time student beyond second year who is majoring in Biology with particular reference to parasitology or another branch of invertebrate zoology. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Biology.

The E.A. Bishop (1889-1953) Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established to honour the memory of E.A. Bishop, a teacher in Newfoundland and Labrador, is the result of a generous donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by his son, John. Interest on the fund will provide a scholarship to full-time undergraduate students after completion of their first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are dependants of teachers in the public school system of Newfoundland and Labrador. Applicants must be students in the Faculties of Arts or Science and be of scholarship standing. The scholarship is valued at approximately two semesters tuition for five courses. If, in any year, there is no eligible candidate, the scholarship will not be awarded; however, a student may be awarded the scholarship more than once. It will be awarded on the basis of a special application which may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards office, room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709) 737-3956.

W.J. Blundon Scholarship

The W.J. Blundon Scholarship, in memory of Professor W.J. Blundon, Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from 1948 to 1976, will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students majoring in Mathematics and/or Statistics. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

BP Canada Energy Company Scholarships in Earth Sciences

These Scholarships, the gift of BP Canada Energy Company, are valued at $2,500.00 each annually and are awarded to two students in the Earth Sciences program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One scholarship will be awarded to a student in Geology and one to a student in Geophysics. Normally students must be registered full-time in the semester for which these scholarships are granted, however, in the case of a student who has met all academic requirements for their Honours degree, except the Honours dissertation, part-time registration will be accepted. Candidates must have demonstrated high academic achievement, and expressed an interest in oil and gas exploration and development through their choice of courses and/or dissertation subjects. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Dr. S. W. Breckon Scholarship in Physics

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, is the gift of former students and colleagues of Dr. Breckon and is awarded to the full-time honours Physics student who has the best overall academic performance upon completion of the third or fourth year honours Physics program and subsequent enrollment in the following year.

The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Physics. Applications should be directed to the Head of the Department of Physics.

The Murray H. Brooker Scholarship for Excellence in Chemistry

The scholarship is valued at the annual interest on an endowment established in memory of Dr. Murray H. Brooker who was a professor in the Department of Chemistry when he passed away in 2000. It will be awarded to a student who is beyond first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, who is a declared major in Chemistry and who has been accepted to work in a Chemistry Laboratory for the current/upcoming summer. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Dr. Werner D. Bruckner Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, honours the memory of Werner D. Bruckner, Head of the Department of Geology at this University from 1959 to 1968, J. P. Howley Research Professor from 1968 to 1977 and Professor Emeritus, 1978. It is awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Earth Sciences.

The award will be based upon scholarship standing but, in recognition of other concerns held as particularly important by Dr. Bruckner, financial need and qualities of character will also be considered. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Bruton Scholarship Fund

Dr. F.A. Bruton, friend and colleague of J.L. Paton, taught Nature Study to teachers in three successive Memorial University College summer schools, from 1926-28, at Paton's request. At his death in 1930, Dr. Bruton made a bequest to the College from which two Bruton Scholarships are awarded. These scholarships, valued at $500.00 each, are awarded annually to students who have demonstrated interest in Plant Biology. One award will be available to a student majoring in Biology whose special interest is in the field of Plant Biology. The second award will be available to an Education student whose main area of interest is in the teaching of science, in particular, plant biology. In the absence of a suitable candidate from the one department, two awards may be made by the other department in accordance with the above conditions. Academic ability and financial need will be taken into consideration in making these awards. They will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the advice of the department concerned.

Buchans Scholarship Fund of ASARCO Incorporated

ASARCO Incorporated has established a scholarship fund, the annual interest on which will provide for students enrolled in the Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, either a scholarship for post-graduate study and research, valued at $5000.00; or two scholarships for undergraduate study, valued at $500.00 each. The latter scholarships will be available only when no suitable candidate can be found for the former. In order to qualify for these awards, students must be native-born Newfoundlanders or graduates of Newfoundland high schools. In the case of the graduate scholarship, the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences; in the case of the undergraduate scholarships, by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences. Should no candidates be available in any year, the awards may be held over.

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (Newfoundland Branch) Golden Jubilee Scholarship

This scholarship valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded to a student entering the final year of undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Based on scholarship standing, the scholarship will be available to a student majoring in a field of study that is covered by the fields of interest of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum specifically; Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Geography, Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Business and Commerce. Financial need may be taken into consideration. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (Newfoundland Branch) Silver Jubilee Scholarship

This $1,500.00 annual award is available to students in the final or penultimate year in 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 will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Earth Sciences.

The Chevron Canada Resources Scholarship in Geology and Geophysics

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual income on an endowment created at Memorial University of Newfoundland by Chevron Canada Resources, will be awarded annually to an undergraduate 3rd or 4th year student studying Geology or Geophysics in the Department of Earth Sciences. It will be awarded on the basis of scholastic standing and financial need to a student who graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Marion (Ward Hue) Christian Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is the result of a generous donation by Dr. David Ward, and is established in memory of his mother, Marion (Ward Hue) Christian. Originally from Trinity, Trinity Bay, Marion worked with the Department of Public Health helping elderly adults learn to read before going on to Columbia University and Emory College to study special education and geriatrics. She later served as the Deputy Director of the Hoyles Home, St. John’s until her retirement. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student beyond first year who must demonstrate financial need as well as scholarship standing. The student must be from an area of Newfoundland and Labrador outside of metropolitan St. John’s and Corner Brook. Although students in all areas of study are eligible, preference will be given to those studying in the sciences. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited Science Scholarship

These scholarships valued at approximately $2,500.00 each annually, are the result of an endowment to The Opportunity Fund by the Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited. They will be awarded to second year students or beyond entering the Faculty of Science. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science. All else being equal, preference will be given to students from Labrador.

The Canadian Society for Chemistry 1996 Conference and Exhibition Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment, was established in recognition of the efforts of the Organizing Committee and the over 100 volunteers for the 1996 Canadian Society of Chemistry Conference which was hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in Chemistry based on the results of the National CIC Chemistry examinations or its successors. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Captain James Cook Memorial Scholarship

A fund was established in 1979 by members of the Department of Geography to honour the memory of Captain James Cook (1728-79), explorer, navigator and cartographer, whose years of painstaking mapping of the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador laid the basis for a comprehensive and scientific knowledge of the geography of the province.

One or more scholarships, valued at not less than $600.00, will be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Department of Geography to a student or students demonstrating particular merit in Geography.

The Dr. Douglas L. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship fund has been established in honour of Dr. Cooper who was the first department head of Chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The fund will provide several scholarships valued at a minimum of $1,500.00 each annually. They will be awarded to Chemistry students entering their third year of a Bachelor of Chemistry program (General or Honours). If there are not enough eligible third year students in a given year, it will be open to those in their fourth year. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Ernst R. Deutsch Memorial Scholarship in Geophysics

This scholarship is named in honour of Dr. Deutsch, a long-time faculty member at Memorial University of Newfoundland who passed away in 2000. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment the scholarship will be awarded annually to a senior undergraduate student in the Earth Sciences (or related field of Physics) whose concentration is Geophysics. If there is no qualified undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded to a full-time graduate student in Earth Sciences who has received an undergraduate degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and whose area of concentration is Geophysics. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences in the case of an undergraduate student; in the case of a Graduate Student it will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Faculty of Science Opportunity Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment created from several general donations to the Opportunity Fund by various alumni and friends of the University and in particular of the Faculty of Science. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a student beyond first year in the Faculty of Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland on the basis of scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Science.

Dr. L.A.W. Feltham Scholarship

This scholarship began with fundraising within the Biochemistry Department during the 1996 Opportunity Fund Campaign. It is named for Dr. Feltham, the founding head of the department. The interest on the endowment will provide a scholarship for a student in the B.Sc. Program in Biochemistry. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards to a student beyond second year on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The Daniel Freeman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established from the contributions of many family members, friends, and fellow students in memory of Danny Freeman, a former Engineering student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the accrued interest, will be awarded annually, on a rotating basis, to students enrolled in either Engineering or Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with disabilities with consideration given to quality of character and overall perseverance. If a successful candidate is not recommended by the discipline on rotation in a given year an eligible student from the other discipline may be awarded the scholarship for that year. If no candidates are available from the first group any student enrolled in either Engineering or Mathematics (discipline to be determined by the rotation schedule in a given year) will be considered. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering or the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Dr. Patricia Giovannetti Memorial Bursary

The Newfoundland and Labrador College of Dietitians sponsors this Bursary of $600.00 awarded annually to a student completing the second year of the Dietetics program in the Department of Biochemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who is attending Acadia University the following year. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic standing and financial need, to a student who is planning to enter a dietetic internship program upon graduation. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of the Biochemistry Department.

The Samuel, Millicent and Thomas Grandy Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established in 1998 by the Grandy Family to honour the memory of their parents, will be valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the initial endowment. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and demonstrated aptitude and potential in the science of computing to an undergraduate student beyond first year in full time study of the Computer Science program (declared major for B.Sc.) at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Computer Science.

Greystone Managed Investments Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is made possible by a generous contribution from Greystone Managed Investments. This scholarship will be awarded, to an undergraduate student beyond first year, on a rotating basis between the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty on rotation.

The Vincent Hodder Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $5,000.00, is established by Marguerite Hodder in memory of her husband, Vincent. It will be awarded annually to a senior student (i.e. 3rd year and beyond) with a preference to an honours student doing a research project with a clear marine focus in the Faculty of Science. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Science.

Dr. Byron Hynes Memorial Scholarship

Friends of Dr. Byron Hynes have established this scholarship in his memory. It is valued at $1,000.00 and will be awarded on an annually rotating basis to a student majoring in either Economics or Geology. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the head of the appropriate department.

The Jacques Whitford Newfoundland Geoscience Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on their endowment, has been established by Jacques Whitford Environment Limited and Newfoundland Geosciences Limited as a contribution to the Opportunity Fund Campaign. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis to students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (particularly Civil Engineering), the Faculty of Science (particularly Biological Sciences) and Archaeology. Successful candidates are to be of scholarship standing and preferably show an interest in environmental issues. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Dean/Director/Department Head of the appropriate discipline.

The Marie T. Kennedy Bursary

In her will, Ms. Marie Theresa Kennedy left a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland to allow one or more bursaries of at least $5,000.00 to be awarded annually. To be considered, a candidate must be a full-time undergraduate student, in any year of study, majoring in Science or Medicine - it will be awarded on a rotating basis. Students receiving scholarships or bursaries from other individuals or institutions, for the same scholarship year, will not be eligible. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of need and academic effort by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the appropriate Dean.

The Dr. B.K. Kim Scholarship in Statistics

This scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student whose major subject of study is Statistics. The award honours the memory of the late Dr. B.K. Kim who taught in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from 1976-84. The scholarship, with a value of at least $500.00, will normally be based on academic achievement in third year and/or fourth year courses and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The John Kingston Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $600.00, was established in memory of John F. Kingston, a former member of the faculty of the Department of Chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded annually to a student majoring in Chemistry, who has completed at least 18 credit hours in Chemistry courses, on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Dr. Chu-in Charles Lee Scholarship

This scholarship is established through generous contributions by family, friends, students, professors and the academic community in memory of Dr. Chu-in Charles Lee, who served as Deputy Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for many years. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to senior full-time undergraduate students in their 3rd or 4th year majoring in Mathematics and/or Statistics. To be considered, candidates must take a minimum of four (4) senior Mathematics and /or Statistics courses in a given year with preference given to the student who achieves the highest average on these courses. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Julius and Bella Levkovitz Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded out of income derived from a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the late Mrs. Bella Levkovitz. From this income a scholarship of not less than $700.00 is to be awarded as often as possible to an outstanding student in second, third or fourth year, or graduate studies in Pure or Applied Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

The LGL Limited Scholarship in Marine Science

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, was established by LGL Limited. It will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science who is following a program of studies related to Marine Science. The successful candidate will be either a fourth year undergraduate student doing an honours program or a graduate student. Wherever possible, preference will be given to a student from a fishing family, but other students will be considered. In the case of undergraduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be based upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

The Hugh Lilly Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, presently valued at a minimum of $3000.00 per annum, will be awarded to the most promising graduate in the Geosciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is continuing studies at the post-graduate level, here or elsewhere. The award honours the memory of the late Hugh Lilly, an instructor in the Earth Sciences Department. Selection of the winning candidate will rest with the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with the Earth Sciences Department.

The Hugh Lilly Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $300.00 per annum, will be awarded to an undergraduate student entering the third year of studies in a Geology major program. The award honours the memory of the late Hugh Lilly, an instructor in the Earth Sciences Department. In making the award, academic achievement, character and financial need may be taken into consideration. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Earth Sciences Department.

The Loughney-Brosnan Scholarship in Biochemistry

This scholarship is valued at the interest accruing on an endowment given to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Loughney family. It is open to an undergraduate student studying the honours program in Biochemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland and will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing. Preference will be given to a student entering the final year of the Biochemistry (Honours) Program. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The William Kenneth Macleod Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2002, in memory of Mr. MacLeod. Mr. MacLeod was a recipient of the Provincial Government Senior Jubilee Scholarship in the early 1930's. The scholarship will be valued at the annual interest on the endowment and will be awarded to a Newfoundland and Labrador undergraduate student who has a recognized disability (physical or learning). The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in the Faculty of Science. Where possible, preference will be given to financially needy students as determined by the University. In a year when a student meeting the above criteria cannot be identified, the scholarship may be awarded to any undergraduate student who demonstrates need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of an application.

The Mrs. E.D. Matthews Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics

This scholarship honours the memory of the late Mrs. Evelyn Matthews who taught in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, from 1959-78. It has a value of at least $500.00, and will be awarded on an annual basis to an undergraduate student whose major subject of study is Mathematics or Statistics. The scholarship will be based on academic merit and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Carmen and Olive Mews Chemistry Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland from the estates of Carmen and Olive Mews. Carmen Mews enjoyed a long career with the Department of Chemistry. He and his wife Olive, both of whom were keenly interested in the welfare of undergraduate students, wished to endow a scholarship to support a student majoring in Chemistry. This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual interest, will be awarded to a student beyond their first year of study who has demonstrated scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Grace Morgan Scholarship in Nutrition

This scholarship is valued at the interest accruing on an endowment given to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mrs. Grace Morgan. It is open to an undergraduate student studying nutrition at Memorial University of Newfoundland and will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing. Preference will be given to a student entering the final year of the nutrition program. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The Dr. George Moskovits Award

This award is made possible through a fund established by former students and colleagues of Dr. George Moskovits to honour his retirement from the Department of Biology in 1984. The award is valued at $200.00 and will be made annually to a full-time senior student who has shown outstanding performance in the field of cell biology/microbiology. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Biology.

The E.R.W. Neale Undergraduate Scholarship of the G.A.C. (Newfoundland Section)

The E. R. W. Neale Undergraduate Scholarship is offered annually by the Newfoundland Section of the Geological Association of Canada. The scholarship is open to declared majors in Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One scholarship valued at $1000 will be offered annually, on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and character. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Newfoundland Gardening Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of proceeds from the sale of a book by Dr. Peter J. Scott entitled Newfoundland Gardening. It will be awarded annually to a Biology student who is graduating and intends to pursue a career in plant biology. In the event that such a candidate is not available, it will be awarded to a second year Biology student from Memorial University of Newfoundland going on to study horticulture. The scholarship will be valued at the interest accruing on the initial endowment and will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Biology.

The Newfoundland Home Economics Association Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $800.00, will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Dietetics Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, preferably to a student in the second year of the program. Where possible it will be given to an Honours candidate. This scholarship is tenable for one year and will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The Newfoundland Margarine - Unilever Canada Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on an initial endowment, will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Nutrition major in the Department of Biochemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award will normally be given to an honours student in his/her final year. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Outfitter's Association Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, will be awarded annually to a student in a science program at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is registered in at least his or her third year of studies. The scholarship recipient must plan to pursue an undergraduate academic program leading to a career in Inland Fisheries, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, or a related field of study. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the appropriate department head.

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, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean/Department Head of the appropriate discipline

The Dr. V. Stephen Papezik Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1000.00, honours the memory of Dr. V. Stephen Papezik, Professor of Geology at Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1961 to 1984. It is awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Earth Sciences whose specialization is closest to mineralogy.

The award will be based upon scholarship standing but in deciding on candidates of equal scholastic attainment, need may be the deciding factor. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Bruce Pardy Family Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on an endowment, has been established by the Pardy Family. It will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

The Maureen Penney Memorial Scholarship

This $400.00 scholarship, donated by the Geological Association of Canada, honours the memory of Maureen Penney, B.Comm.(MUN), who was Associate Secretary-Treasurer of the Geological Association of Canada from 1983 to 1989. It is awarded annually to a second- or third-year undergraduate student majoring in Earth Sciences. In making the award, academic achievement will be the primary consideration, but other factors, such as involvement in student activities, will be taken into account. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Dennis R. Prince Memorial Scholarship

The Dennis R. Prince Memorial Scholarship has been made available by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Falconbridge Ltd., the Porcupine Prospectors and Developers Association, the mining community, colleagues, friends and family of the late Dennis Prince. Dennis graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1970 with a BSc Honours degree. He led a distinguished career as a geologist with twenty-nine years at Falconbridge Ltd.

The annual scholarship, valued at $2,000.00 and an engraved Brunton compass, will be awarded to a final year student specializing in mineral exploration and development in the honours program of the undergraduate degree in Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If there is no qualified undergraduate student a graduate student who has been accepted for post-graduate studies in mineral exploration and development at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who intends to pursue a career in the mineral industry, will be considered. The qualifying student must demonstrate scholarship standing, strong personal values including a strong work ethic and high personal integrity. Active participation and leadership in geological associations and activities such as The Alexander

Murray Geology Club and the Geological Association of Canada may be taken into consideration as well as financial need. In the case of undergraduates the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be based on a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences in consultation with the PDAC and the Prince family.

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador Past Presidents' Geoscience Scholarship

This scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 was established by the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador. It is awarded annually on the basis of scholarship standing to a Geoscience student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is open to either graduate or undergraduate students in any given year and will be allocated as such at the discretion of the Department Head. In the case of undergraduates, the scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences in consultation with PEGNL. In the case of graduates it is awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences, in consultation with PEGNL.

The Rotary Club (St. John's Northwest) Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Rotary Club of St. John's Northwest. It is valued at $1,000.00 annually and will be awarded to a full-time student beyond first year, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science with a major in one of the Social Sciences, who has demonstrated a commitment to community service. The recipient of this scholarship will be a long-term resident of Newfoundland and Labrador who completed high school in this province and will have demonstrated scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the joint recommendation of the Dean of Arts and the Dean of Science. This scholarship will be presented at one of the regular meetings of the Rotary Club of St. John's Northwest and the recipient will be asked to speak about their goals and community service work.

The Roberta H. Sellars Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment by the Rev. Walter C. Sellars in recognition of his wife Roberta for her loyal and loving support, particularly while he was struggling through university. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student in any year in either the Faculty of Arts or Science on a rotating basis. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on scholarship standing and financial need and upon the recommendation of the appropriate Dean.

The Rick Sheppard Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00 has been established by the friends and colleagues of Rick Sheppard, a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland (Geology-Class of '81), who died in the Ocean Ranger Disaster. The award is open to undergraduate students majoring in Geology. Academic standing, financial need and active participation in the Alexander Murray Geological Club will be taken into consideration in selecting candidates. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The James (Jay) Stackhouse Memorial Scholarship

From a sum of money donated to the University by the friends of the late James (Jay) Stackhouse, a geologist who graduated from this University in 1976, a scholarship has been established for students majoring in the Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Undergraduate students in their penultimate year of the program may apply. The value of the award will be determined by the annual interest earned on the fund. The scholarship will be awarded at the end of the fall semester by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology

The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology is consistent with the company's belief that education is key to the future well-being of individuals, business and society. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will be designated on an annually rotating basis to a student on the Corner Brook campus and the St. John's campus. It will be awarded to a student within the faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Science and Business Administration who is focussing his/her studies on the application of technology and has demonstrated scholarship standing. In addition, the student will have actively participated in extra-curricular activities and have been active in student life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the appropriate Dean and/or the Principal of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.

The Eric A. Swanson Scholarship in Earth Sciences

This scholarship, valued at $3,000.00, is established by Eleanor Swanson in honour of her father, Eric. It will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science, who is following a program of studies in Earth Sciences. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

Dr. Siegfried Thomeier Memorial Prize in Pure Mathematics

The prize, the interest from a donation by an anonymous donor, is awarded to a fourth or fifth year student majoring in Mathematics with a concentration in Pure Mathematics. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Eugene Vincent Memorial Scholarship

This undergraduate scholarship has been established by the Baie Verte-Springdale Branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, in memory of the late Eugene Vincent, a former President and active member of the Branch. The award, which has a value of at least $300.00, will be restricted to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador who are enrolled beyond the first-year level of the Earth Sciences program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who are intending to pursue careers in the mining field. Selection of a candidate will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Robert Westcott Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Westcott in memory of her late husband, Mr. Robert Westcott. It is valued at a portion of the annual interest on an endowment and will be awarded on a rotating basis to students beyond first year who have a strong commitment to post-secondary education and who are majoring in Business Administration and/or Economics. It will be based on scholarship standing and financial need and will be awarded to a student who was born in Newfoundland and Labrador. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean/Department Head of the appropriate discipline.

The Dr. Howard Louis White Memorial Award in Chemistry

This award is the result of a donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland from family members of the late Dr. White, class of 1941. It is awarded to a student majoring in Chemistry who is in 2nd year or beyond. Valued at the annual accrued interest on an initial endowment and based on academic standing, it is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting upon a recommendation from the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Williams Science Scholarships

These scholarships valued at $1,500.00 each are the result of an endowment started by Dr. Hank Williams. One scholarship from the fund shall be awarded to the most promising second year student entering the Earth Science Program and others, as the fund will allow, will be awarded to second year students entering the Faculty of Science. These scholarships shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on recommendations from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences and the Dean, Faculty of Science respectively. In the event that there is no acceptable candidate in Earth Sciences Department in a given year, all scholarships for that year will be awarded to students in the Faculty of Science upon recommendation of Dean.

The Dr. June G. Winter Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship valued at the interest on the endowment was established in memory of Dr. June G. Winter, a former member of faculty in the Department of Chemistry. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a female student in her first year of chemistry studies and will be based on the results of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) National Chemistry Examination. The scholarship is tenable only by students who attended school and wrote the CIC examination in Newfoundland and Labrador. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Lee Wulff Scholarship

A fund was established in 1991 to honour the memory of Lee Wulff (1905-1991), a renowned American sportsman, author, conservationist and environmentalist, who spent a considerable amount of time exploring the waters, barrens and woodlands of Newfoundland, promoting its abundant wildlife resources and supporting conservation.

A single scholarship, valued at no less than $1,500.00 will be awarded annually from this fund, to a third year Biology major wishing to pursue further studies in biological sciences, with emphasis on conservation and environment. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of Biology and the Dean of Science and will be based on academic excellence in biological sciences and a demonstrated interest in conservation and the environment.