Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2009/2010)
4.3 Faculty of Business Administration

The following are available to students in the Faculty of Business Administration based on a recommendation from the Dean. For definition of scholarship standing for co-op students, see Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, General Information,

The Baine Johnston Corporation Scholarship for International Study

This scholarship was established from contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by Baine Johnston Corporation. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, the scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate Business student who is on an academic international exchange or on a Harlow term. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Scholarship in Business Administration

This scholarship was established by a donation from First Marathon Securities to Memorial University of Newfoundland's Opportunity Fund Campaign. The scholarship, valued at the annual accrued interest, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Ernest C. Boone Award

The Ernest C. Boone Award was established by a donation from Mrs. Audrey Boone through the Tanglers Group of the St. John's Rotary Club to commemorate the late Ernest Boone, prominent Newfoundland entrepreneur and founder of E.C. Boone Limited. The award valued at $500.00 will be granted to a student with a minimum of clear standing, as defined by the University, who is completing the Advertising Management course and who best demonstrates motivation, enthusiasm and perseverance. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration in consultation with the course instructor.

The Eric Briffett Small Business Scholarship

This scholarship valued at $1,000.00, was established in honour of Eric Briffett by his four children. Mr. Briffett was born in Rosedale, Newfoundland in 1916. He, along with his brothers, formed and operated Louis Briffett and Sons Ltd. a successful logging, sawmilling, lumber, and building supply business in Central and Eastern Newfoundland, with retail outlets in Glovertown and Pound Cove, Bonavista Bay. He retired in 1988 at the age of 71. The scholarship will be awarded to a second or third year undergraduate Business student who was born in Newfoundland and Labrador or whose parents were born in Newfoundland and Labrador. Preference will be given to students studying Small Business and/or Entrepreneurship. The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of financial need, personal values and scholarship standing. The qualifying student must demonstrate strong personal values including a strong work ethic and high personal integrity. The student must have maintained a minimum of a B average in the prior semester. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Bristol Group Scholarship for International Study

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual interest, is available to undergraduate students, in the Faculty of Business Administration. It was established with contributions from The Bristol Group. It is awarded to recognize students of scholarship standing who are participating either on an exchange term or Harlow term and who have a demonstrated interest in international studies. Students who are considered for this scholarship are expected to be completing courses which fulfill a concentration in marketing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Brookfield Dairy Group Scholarship

This scholarship was established from contributions to the Memorial University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by The Brookfield Dairy Group. This scholarship, which will be valued at a portion of the accrued interest on the endowment, is intended to recognize academic excellence and will be awarded to a Newfoundland and Labrador student entering term 5 of the Business Cooperative Education program. 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 Business Administration.

The Browning Harvey Ltd. Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, has been donated by Pepsi-Cola Ltd. It is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing, enrolled in Business Administration, who have demonstrated leadership ability. Activities within various student organizations, participation on faculty committees, and/or contribution to the larger community, will be considered in determining appropriate candidates. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Greg Campbell Memorial Business Award

This award is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one award to a full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this award must have a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work, and/or service in the Faculty/University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Greg Campbell Memorial Business Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one scholarship to a full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this scholarship must have scholarship standing and a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work, and/or service in the faculty/University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Award for Exemplary Work Terms in the Upstream Petroleum Industry

This award was established by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Two awards, valued at $500.00 each, will be given annually to students who have completed work terms with employers related to the oil and gas industry. This includes employers involved in the upstream petroleum industry, oilfield supply/service companies, petroleum industry associations and applicable government departments or agencies involved in regulating the petroleum industry. One award will be given to a student who has completed Work Term 2, and the second award to a student who has completed Work Term 3 within the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) Degree Program. In order to be considered for an award, an applicant must submit a Nomination Form completed by the applicant’s employer for the work term for which the award is being sought. Recommendations will be based upon the nomination, the applicant’s work report which has applicability to the oil and gas industry, and the applicant’s work performance. All submissions will be reviewed by members of Business Co-operative Education and recommendations will be made to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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 Certified General Accountants Association of Newfoundland Scholarship

The C.G.A. Association of Newfoundland offers a $1,500.00 scholarship to a student majoring in Accounting who is entering the final year of studies. In addition to the cash award, $1,000.00 will be applied to the student's tuition costs through enrolment in the C.G.A. program within three years of their undergraduate University graduation date. This scholarship is intended to recognize academic excellence and to assist the student when there is a financial need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Certified Management Accountants of Newfoundland & Labrador Scholarship

The Society of Management Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador offers annual scholarships with a value of $1000 each to full-time students concentrating in accounting who have completed or are presently completing Business 7160 Advanced Topics in Managerial Accounting. Candidates must be pursuing a career in management accounting as evidenced by writing or being exempted from the first CMA national entrance exam and registering for the CMA program with the Society of Management Accountants of Newfoundland & Labrador. Selection will be based on the students' character, financial need and scholarship standing. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Chartered Accountants' Education Foundation of Newfoundland, Inc. Scholarship

The CA Education Foundation, formed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland, offers five scholarships annually to students enrolled in the B.Comm.(Co-op) programs as follows:

  • - two scholarships of $2000 each to students entering either term six or seven
  • - two scholarships of $1250 each to students entering term five
  • - one scholarship of $1250 to a student entering term four

These scholarships will be awarded to students who have expressed a strong interest in pursuing the Chartered Accounting designation. Selection will be based upon academic standing and demonstrated leadership abilities. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Rob Crosbie Scholarship for International Study

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by Mr. Rob Crosbie. The scholarship, valued at $1,250.00 annually, will support a Business student (graduate or undergraduate) who is on an academic international exchange and who has shown interest in pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

The DaimlerChrysler Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $5,000.00 annually, is the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. in support of The Opportunity Fund. The scholarship will be available to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is in second year or beyond. 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 Business Administration.

Craig Dobbin Memorial Scholarship for Master of Business Studies at the Waterford Institute and Memorial University of Newfoundland

This scholarship has been established by Mr. Pat O'Callaghan, the Ireland Business Partnership, the Ireland Newfoundland Partnership, the Provincial Department of Education, and Craig Dobbin family members in memory of Mr. Craig Dobbin. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis to students at The Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and Memorial University of Newfoundland. In year one, and every alternating year thereafter, the scholarship will be awarded to a recent honors graduate (in the past 2 to 3 years) of one of the undergraduate business programs in the Faculty of Business Administration program or Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland who is accepted into the Master of Business program, at the Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland. In the event that there is no such candidate, the scholarship will be awarded to two Memorial University of Newfoundland exchange students (undergraduate or graduate) to study (one academic term) at the Waterford Institute of Technology. In year two, and every alternating year thereafter, the scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student from the Waterford Institute of Technology who will be selected to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Business Administration’s M.B.A. program. In order for a WIT student to complete the program in one year, they must have an honors undergraduate business degree, or a business degree with significant academic standing. The student must meet Memorial University of Newfoundland’s M.B.A. admission requirements. The student may take two years to complete the degree; however, scholarship funding will be available for one year only. In the event that no such student is selected from the Waterford Institute, then WIT will select a business undergraduate or graduate student to complete a student exchange (one academic term) at the Faculty of Business Administration or Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Scholarship recipients will be required to complete and present a report on an aspect of the Ireland Newfoundland Partnership. In the case of Memorial University of Newfoundland undergraduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration or the Principal of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. In the case of Memorial University of Newfoundland graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Paddy Dobbin Scholarship in the Faculty of Business Administration

The Paddy Dobbin Scholarship is endowed through a gift from the Dobbin family members (children and grandchildren) in memory of Paddy Dobbin, a St. John’s native who married Rita Power on March 17, 1929. From his early life Paddy demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a man not afraid of hard work or taking risks. He instilled these qualities in his eleven children. Paddy guided with much love and a spirit that anything was possible. Through example, he taught his children to never fear challenges, feeling there was always something to be learned. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing, enrolled in the Faculty of Business Administration in the International Bachelor of Business Administration (iBBA) program, who have been accepted for, but not yet undertaken, the study abroad component of their program. Preference will be given to students who have been active in extracurricular activities at Memorial University of Newfoundland and/or in the community. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Ernst and Young Scholarship in International Business

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by the partners Ernst & Young, St. John's and it's predecessor. This scholarship, valued at the accrued interest on the endowment, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration entering academic Term 6 in the cooperative education program. In awarding this scholarship, preference will be given to students with scholarship standing and a demonstrated interest pursuing a career in accounting. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Faculty of Business Administration Associates' Scholarship Fund

This fund was established through the contributions of members of the Associates' Program of the Faculty of Business Administration. The fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty. Awards will be made on the basis of academic standing but such factors as financial need and contribution to the Faculty may be taken into account.

In the case of the undergraduate program, scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of the graduate program, the scholarships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

The Fagan Scholarship in the Faculty of Business Administration

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 annually, was established by Steve Fagan, B. Comm. (Co-op) ’81. To be eligible, candidates must be full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who have scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The P.J. Gardiner Award for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

This fund was established from contributions to the University’s Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Business and a local entrepreneur. This award is valued at $5,000.00 annually and will recognize student creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship as evidenced by a student’s genuine interest in small business and entrepreneurship through the establishment or the intention to establish a new venture. Students in any program of study (graduate or undergraduate) are eligible. To apply for the P. J. Gardiner Award, students are to provide a written report or plan describing their venture. Award finalists will then be asked to make an oral presentation to the Award Selection Committee. The Award Selection Committee will consist of faculty members from the Faculty of Business Administration and the business community at large. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of this panel. In the case of graduate students the awards will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Committee on Graduate Studies of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The Peter Gardiner Award for International Study

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial's School of Business. Interest from the fund will provide or two annual awards of $2,500.00 each to support Business students (graduate and/or undergraduate) to study at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Harlow Campus or at another university outside Canada. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

The Brian J. Grant Scholarship for International Study

This scholarship was endowed through a donation to the University's Opportunity Fund campaign by Mr. Brian J. Grant in 1999. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will support an undergraduate business student who is on an academic international exchange. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Great-West Life Scholarship in Business Administration

This scholarship was established by a donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland from Great-West Life. One scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1500 annually, will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been involved in student life and has made a contribution to the university community through his/her leadership on campus. 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 Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The William A. Gruchy Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, has been donated by Pepsi-Cola Canada Ltd., in memory of Mr. William Gruchy, a long-time associate of Browning Harvey Ltd., Pepsi-Cola's franchised bottling business in St. John's. The award is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing, enrolled in Business Administration, who have demonstrated leadership ability. Activities within various student organizations, participation on faculty committees, and/or contribution to the larger community, will be considered in determining appropriate candidates. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The James B. Hand Memorial Scholarship in Business Administration

This scholarship was established through a contribution to the Opportunity Fund by friends, family and former business associates in memory of Mr. Jim Hand. Interest on the fund will provide one or more scholarships for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing, but such factors as financial need and contribution to Business Administration may be taken into account. The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Rolf G. Hattenhauer Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by the Labour Management Co-operation Committee to commemorate the late Professor Rolf G. Hattenhauer, a well-known Newfoundland arbitrator who was actively involved in setting up the Committee. Professor Hattenhauer was a member of the Department of Commerce (later the Faculty of Business Administration) at Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1965 until his death in 1983, and during the year 1969-70 served as Head (pro tem) of the Department. The fund will provide scholarships and fellowships on a rotating basis in undergraduate and graduate studies in Business Administration.

In the case of the undergraduate scholarships, preference will be given to students in Terms 6 and 7 of the Bachelor of Commerce program who are majoring in Labour Relations. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

In the case of the graduate fellowships, preference will be given to those students in the Master of Business Administration program who are concentrating in or conducting research on the area of personnel and industrial relations. The graduate fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. If a suitable graduate student is not available in a given year the scholarship for that year may be awarded to an undergraduate student.

Hibernia/ExxonMobil Scholarships

These scholarships, established by the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. and enhanced by ExxonMobile Canada, are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are valued at an amount determined by the annual income on the investment. They are awarded annually as follows:

  • - 2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
  • - 2 to students entering Term 3 of the Faculty of Business Administration

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, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Deans, Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Jim Hood Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the generous bequest of Jim Hood, an alumnus and friend of the Faculty of Business Administration. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletics at Memorial University of Newfoundland and/or in the community. In the case of the undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. In the case of the graduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

The J. Carson Hudson Memorial Scholarship

In memory of local businessman and entrepreneur J. Carson Hudson, this scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, has been established by LeGrow's Travel Limited to encourage students' participation in small business and to assist a student entering the Faculty of Business Administration. This scholarship is renewable for two successive academic years provided that scholarship standing has been maintained. Preference will be given to those students who have enrolled in a full course load at the undergraduate level and have been away from the educational system for a period of two years or longer, working in an area of small business. Financial need may be a consideration. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Scott Hussey and Karen Joseph Memorial Scholarship in Business Administration

This scholarship was established from contributions to Memorial University of Newfoundland by fund raising efforts of the Commerce Class of 1985 and other friends and relatives of Scott and Karen. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual income, will be awarded to an undergraduate student beyond Term 4 in the Co-op program of the Faculty of Business Administration. It is not necessarily intended for the student with the highest academic average but rather a student who combines scholarship standing and leadership ability. 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 Business Administration. While financial need is not to be considered a major criterion, it can be used as a deciding factor in the case of students who may otherwise be equally qualified in a given year.

International Personnel Management Association Award

A $250.00 award will be presented annually to an outstanding student in the undergraduate course, Advanced Personnel Management. The recipient will be recommended by the Scholarship Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Business Administration acting upon the advice of the course instructor. Scholastic abilities, financial need and class participation will be the basis upon which the award will be made. The recipient of the award will also be eligible for one year's free membership in the local Chapter of IPMA-Canada.

The Ron Joyce Foundation Scholarships

These scholarships are the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Ron Joyce Foundation. Interest on the fund will provide scholarships to full-time undergraduate students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland's Faculty of Business Administration who are Canadian citizens with scholarship standing and demonstrated financial need. These scholarships will be valued at two semester's tuition for five courses (30 credit hours) and are renewable for up to four years (3 years plus original) provided the candidates maintain first class and scholarship standing. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Dan Kroeker Award

The Dan Kroeker Award, valued at $500, is made possible through an annual donation from Dan Kroeker. The Award is available to a deserving student enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) program who is in clear academic standing. Candidates will submit a two to three page essay outlining any financial initiatives/ideas that they have for the improvement/development of Newfoundland and Labrador. The submissions will be judged by a scholarship selection committee in the Faculty of Business Administration. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The A. Bruce LeMessurier Scholarship for Entrepreneurship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, was established by Sally Lou LeMessurier in memory of her husband A. Bruce LeMessurier. It will be awarded to a student beyond first year in an undergraduate Business program who has demonstrated interest in small business and entrepreneurship through completion of course work, and involvement in volunteer activities in the university and the community related to entrepreneurship. This 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 Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Henry and Royce Meinhardt Memorial Bursary

The Henry and Royce Meinhardt Memorial Bursary is endowed through a gift from the Smallwood family (Cathy, Ray, Melissa, Amanda and Matthew) in memory of Henry and Royce Meinhardt, who had two grandchildren choose to study in the Faculty of Business Administration. Though from a modest background, Henry and Royce Meinhardt were entrepreneurially minded and hard workers who founded several businesses in Saint John, New Brunswick. Henry and Royce believed passionately that personal development through formal education as well as the general acquisition of knowledge was critical to the attainment of many personal goals. This bursary will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Commerce program, who will be participating in an international exchange (Harlow or other university with an exchange agreement in place). The bursary, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded to a student who meets the minimum academic requirements of a bursary as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland, demonstrates financial need and a good work ethic. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Molson Breweries Scholarships

Two scholarships, valued at $1000.00 each, will be awarded to Newfoundland students entering the Faculty of Business Administration from first year university. The scholarships 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 Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Molson Breweries Scholarships

Two scholarships of $500.00 each are to be awarded to Newfoundland students commencing Term 5 and Term 6 respectively of the Business Administration program. Scholarship standing as well as financial need will be taken into consideration in selecting candidates. The scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Mr. Sub Scholarship

This scholarship valued at $500.00 annually, will be awarded to a student in the Faculty of Business Administration on the basis of scholarship standing and community involvement. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The John J. Murphy Scholarship in Business Administration

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, is awarded annually to a student who has achieved academic excellence upon completion of the first year (Terms 1 and 2) of the Business Administration 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, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation Scholarships in Business Administration

These scholarships, offered annually by the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation, are valued at $1000.00 each. They are tenable in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are distributed as follows:

  • - Two to students entering Term 7
  • - Two to students entering Term 6
  • - One to a student entering Term 5

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, taking into consideration such factors as financial need and character. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The James R. Pearcey Scholarship for Entrepreneurism

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by the donor, Mr. Wade. K. Dawe, Bachelor of Commerce’92. It is valued at $10,000.00 per annum and is established in memory of James R. Pearcey, a Civil Engineering graduate and former president of his 1993 class, at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship recipient will be a student in the Faculty of Business Administration in any academic year, in good academic standing and who shows clear evidence of a significant propensity toward entrepreneurial activities and study as assessed by an essay competition. The recipient will be selected by a faculty committee, the composition of which will be determined by the Scholarships Office, but will include representation by both the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of this committee.

Jude Pearson Memorial Scholarship in the Faculty of Business Administration

This scholarship, valued at $500 annually, was established by the Class of 1999 in memory of classmate, Jude Pearson. Eligible candidates must be full-time undergraduate students in the Commerce program of the Faculty of Business Administration, and have scholarship standing. Preference will be given to students from Bell Island and those demonstrating financial need. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Maureen Penney Class of 1982 Award

This award is available to a deserving student completing Term 3 of the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) program. The student selected to receive the award will be academically strong, and be an active participant in student life with demonstrated potential for leadership roles. The award, valued at $500 has been made available through the contributions of the graduating class of 1982, in memory of fellow classmate, Maureen Penney. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The PMI NL Chapter Jamie Morry Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500, was established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Project Management Institute in memory of Jamie Morry to acknowledge his commitment to the discipline of project management. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students of scholarship standing enrolled in Business Administration, doing a concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) or Management Science who have demonstrated an interest in project management. In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must be nominated by a faculty member in the Faculty of Business Administration. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Public Accountants Licensing Board Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate business student entering the final year of an academic program in the Faculty of Business Administration. It will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment. Selection of the successful candidate will be based on scholarship standing and demonstrated interest in pursuing public accounting as a profession. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The Gar Pynn Memorial Harlow Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed through a gift from Marg Pynn and friends in memory of Gar Pynn, past director and faculty member of the Faculty of Business Administration. Eligible candidates must be full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration, and have scholarship standing. Preference will be given to students applying to complete an academic term at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Harlow Campus. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The RBC Investments Scholarship

This scholarship, in memory of Maxwell J. Pratt, has a value of $1,000.00 and is open to a student entering Term 7 of the Business Administration program who is majoring in the area of Finance. Selection of the successful candidate will be based on academic merit and the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Dr. Robert W. Sexty Scholarship for Social Responsibility

The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a full-time or part-time student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate business program. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated commitment to social responsibility through academic achievement in a social responsibility course or ethics in business related courses, or successful completion of an M.B.A. research project relating to social responsibility, or involvement in social responsibility as exemplified through university or community service. 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 and the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Dr. Lessey Sooklal Scholarship

This fund was established in memory of Dr. Lessey Sooklal, who joined the School of Business in 1978 (later renamed the Faculty of Business Administration), and was an active member of the faculty until his death in 2006. A full Professor in the area of Human Resource Management, Dr. Sooklal shared his passion for the subject with his students and colleagues. The fund will provide an annual scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, to an undergraduate student in Business Administration who is concentrating in Human Resource Management. The scholarship will be awarded to students in Terms 6 or 7 of the Bachelor of Commerce program, or the final year of the Bachelor of Business Administration program. The main criteria in awarding the scholarship are scholarship standing and excellence in and commitment to the area of Human Resource Management. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

The St. John’s Maple Leafs Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Leafs Foundation Inc. and the St. John’s Maple Leafs Booster Club to recognize the contribution of the St. John’s Maple Leafs hockey team to youth and community in the Province. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletic or extracurricular activities at Memorial University of Newfoundland and/or in the community. In the case of undergraduate students the scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The James P. Steinhauer Memorial Scholarship in Small Business and Entrepreneurship

This scholarship is awarded out of income from a bequest by Mrs. S. Louise Steinhauer made in memory of her husband James and her son James, both prominent St. John's entrepreneurs. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in Term 5 of the commerce program who is completing a concentration in Small Business/Entrepreneurship. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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 Toromont Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Toromont Industries Ltd. as part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. It will be awarded on an annually rotating basis between students in Business Administration and Engineering and Applied Science. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing, extracurricular activities, and need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Dean of the appropriate discipline.

The Ralph Vincent Memorial Business 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 to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador enrolled in first year Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The James J. Walsh Memorial Scholarships

Two undergraduate scholarships, established by the Walsh family to commemorate the memory of a dear husband and father, James J. Walsh, are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are valued at $500.00 each. One scholarship will be tenable in the Faculty of Business Administration to a physically handicapped student. If no physically handicapped student is available, the award will be open to any student enrolled in the Faculty provided that the student is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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.

Geoffrey H. Wood Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Geoffrey H. Wood Foundation, is currently valued at $2,500.00 and will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student in Term 4 or later in the Faculty of Business Administration who has consistently demonstrated academic excellence. The scholarship is non-renewable and is to be awarded with a maximum of one other concurrent award. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Undergraduate Business Students

The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Undergraduate Business Students will be awarded annually to a student of scholarship standing in Business Administration, who has demonstrated leadership ability through participation in student, faculty or University activities and/or contribution to the larger community. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated career interest in the area of finance. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.