Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2009/2010)
4.5 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

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

The Kamal and Hira Ahuja Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Professor Hira Ahuja, a former faculty member in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is valued at $1,000.00 and will be awarded annually to a student entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The scholarship will be based on scholarship standing but in the event of a tie between two or more students, preference will be given, wherever possible, to a student who has done community work with the East Indian community in Newfoundland and Labrador. 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

The Afshin Assemi Memorial Award

This award has been established in memory of Afshin Assemi (Term 8 Electrical, 1991) and is valued at a portion of the income on the investment. It will be awarded during the Winter semester and is intended for students enrolled in Term 8 of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Program. The criteria for selection will be on the basis of outstanding contribution to the betterment of student life within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science over the course of his/her academic career. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Engineering Scholarship Committee which will accept recommendations from the Engineering Society Executive. The Engineering Society Executive should consult with Term 8 Class representatives before arriving at their decision. If it is decided that two candidates are equally deserving of the Award, then joint awards may be given at equal valued.

Amirix Systems Inc. Scholarship for Computer Engineering

This scholarship, valued at $2500 annually, is established by AMIRIX Systems Inc. of Halifax, NS, and is awarded to a Computer Engineering student in Term 5 of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient of this scholarship will have demonstrated scholarship standing as well as extracurricular involvement in any of the following areas: athletics, fine arts, student body activities and/or volunteer work. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Engineering and Applied Science.

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Scholarship

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Scholarship will be awarded to eight full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who are in academic terms 5 or 6 and have scholarship standing, completing work terms 4, 5 or 6. Four will be awarded in the Fall to students participating in Winter work term placements, and four will be awarded in the Winter to students participating in Spring work term placements. Winners of these scholarships will complete the corresponding work term placements (Winter or Spring) with American Bureau of Shipping in Houston. Valued at $2500 each, the scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Atlantic Canada Water Works Association Award for Excellence in Water Engineering Studies

This award has been established by the Atlantic Canada Water Works Association (ACWWA) and is valued at $500.00 annually. It will be awarded to a Civil Engineering student in his/her final term who has shown excellence in water-related engineering studies. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in the following subject areas; Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Resources and Hydrotechnical Engineering. In addition, preference will be given to students who have completed and excelled in at least one work term related to water engineering. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with the Discipline Chair of Civil Engineering.

The C.H. Ballam Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Honourable Charles H. and Mrs. Ballam as a memorial to their son Ulric, a former Engineering student at the University. The scholarship has a value of $250.00. It is awarded annually during the Winter semester of Engineering One on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. In making the award, academic achievement, character and financial need are taken into account. An application is required.

The E.F. Barnes Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been endowed by Stirling Kelloway in honour of the late Mr. E.F. Barnes, founder of E.F. Barnes Machine and Fabricating Shop Limited which built the first all steel vessel in Newfoundland and developed the only marine engine ever built in the Province.

The award will be made each year during the Fall semester to a student in Term 6, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. The selection of the winner will be based on scholastic achievement in Academic Term 5. Financial need will be an additional consideration. This scholarship will not be awarded to a student who is already holding a scholarship during the same academic year.

Paul S. Batstone Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual interest, was established in memory of Paul S. Batstone who spent 20 years promoting co-operative education at Memorial University of Newfoundland and was a co-ordinator in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science until his death in 2003. Based on scholarship standing, it will be awarded to a senior student completing a spring work term who has demonstrated a high level of commitment to Engineering Co-operative Education and has made a significant contribution to their employer in the past work term. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science with a nomination from the student's employer and input from the Office of Co-operative Education.

Dr. S.M. Blair Memorial Alumni Awards for Excellence in Engineering

Two scholarships, established by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association in memory of Dr. Sidney M. Blair, have a value of $500.00 each and are awarded annually to students entering Term 3 of the Engineering program and Term 5 of the Civil Engineering program who have achieved an appropriate scholarship average in academic courses of the preceding terms. The awards are made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the advice of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Wally J. Campbell Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established in memory of Professor W. J. Campbell who helped establish the engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and taught in the program until 1995 when he retired. The scholarship, one or more, is valued at a minimum of $500.00 and will be awarded to a student entering term three who has completed all elements of the program prior to Term 3. Scholarship standing, leadership and contribution to student life will be considered in making the award. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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 Dr. S.J. Carew Memorial Scholarships

These two scholarships, established in memory of Dr. S.J. Carew, are valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and are awarded annually in the Winter Semester to students in Engineering One of the Bachelor of Engineering program. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and scholarship standing with the recipients having achieved at least a strong "B" average in Fall Semester of Engineering One. The scholarships will not be awarded to candidates holding scholarships of equal or greater value. The scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Chevron Canada Resources Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the interest on an endowment to the Opportunity Fund by Chevron Canada Resources, will be awarded annually on the basis of scholarship standing to a student during the Winter semester of Engineering One of the Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Stephen Crooks Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1000.00, has been established in memory of Stephen Crooks (Civil 1982-Memorial University of Newfoundland). It will be awarded to an Engineering student, on the basis of sound scholastic record, who has completed at least five academic terms in Engineering. The student's contribution to the Engineering Faculty and Applied Science and the University, performance during work terms, and overall perseverance within the program will also be taken into consideration. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Wilfred and Rose Davis Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship, a gift from Wilfred J. (Memorial University College 1946) and Rose Davis, is awarded annually to a student entering or engaged in Engineering One. The award is valued at the interest earned annually from the endowment and will not be awarded to candidates holding other scholarships of greater value. This scholarship is based on scholarship standing and financial need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Det Norske Veritas Scholarship

The Det Norske Veritas Scholarship is donated by the Norwegian Ship Classification Society of that name. The $500.00 scholarship is awarded to the student in the graduating class in Naval Architectural Engineering who has achieved the highest total marks in terms five to eight inclusive. The award is made solely on academic criteria, and may be held in addition to not more than one other award having monetary value. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

Engineering One Entry Scholarships in Engineering

These scholarships are endowed by Mr. Wing Soon Oue of Seven Seas Restaurant, Corner Brook, and have a value of up to $500.00 each. They are awarded annually to two students entering Engineering One, providing they hold no other awards of greater value. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

The J.M.C. Facey Engineering 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 Engineering One 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

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 General Motors Scholarship for Women in Engineering

This scholarship is one of several established by General Motors of Canada Limited with contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign. Interest from the fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually to support and encourage more women to study and work in Engineering, thereby increasing the contributions of women to engineering and scientific endeavours. This scholarship is tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland to female students regardless of age, with preference to those who are entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. However, female students already enrolled in Engineering studies may be eligible if in a given year an eligible entering student is not available. 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

The General Motors Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship was established by General Motors of Canada Limited with contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign. Interest from the fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually to support individuals who are first generation students in a family (immediate family) to enroll in Engineering. It will be awarded to a student in any term of the Bachelor of Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

The John P. Greene Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by Mrs. Amelia Greene to honour her late husband, John P. Greene, a retired engineering instructor at the Fisheries and Marine Institute. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Ocean and Naval Architectural program in the Bachelor of Engineering Degree. 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 Engineering and Applied Sciences.

The Halliburton Energy Services Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

This fund, a gift to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Halliburton Energy Services via The Opportunity Fund campaign, will provide a scholarship valued at approximately $1,500.00 annually. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in academic terms 5 or 6 of the Mechanical Engineering Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Hibernia/ExxonMobil Scholarships

These scholarships, established by the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. and enhanced by ExxonMobil 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 Honeywell Limited-Honeywell Limitée Scholarship

This scholarship, the gift of Honeywell Limited-Honeywell Limitée, is valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in Term 5 of the Mechanical Engineering Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section Term 4 Scholarship

This scholarship was established by an endowment from the Newfoundland and Labrador Section of IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). It is valued at a portion of the annual interest accrued on the initial endowment and awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Term 4 of the Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Engineering Programs at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must be an active student member of IEEE and be of scholarship standing as defined by the University. In addition to the student's academic achievement, contributions to the IEEE student branch will be considered. In this regard, candidates must submit a one page letter describing their IEEE involvement, their professional goals and their student activities in the areas of electrical and computer and/or computer engineering. A student may not hold the scholarship more than once. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, acting on the advice of a special selection committee of the IEEE, Newfoundland and Labrador Section.

The IEEE Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the members of the Newfoundland and Labrador section of IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). This Scholarship has a value of $1000. It is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Term 6 of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must be a student member of IEEE and possess scholarship standing as defined by the University. In addition to the student's academic achievement, contributions to the IEEE student branch will be considered. This Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, acting on the advice of the IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section.

The ITT W&WW Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship is provided by a donation of $7,500 from ITT W&WW. It is valued at $2,500.00 annually and will be provided to Memorial University of Newfoundland for a three year period. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to undergraduate students enrolled in any year of the Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland studying either Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. The scholarship will be awarded on a yearly basis by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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 Kiewit Offshore Services Award

These awards, valued at $1000 each for two students are offered annually by Kiewit Offshore Services (KOS). Each award also includes the possibility for the recipient to complete one or more work terms with this well-renowned general contracting company. The eligible candidates should have completed, as a minimum, their Term 4 in Naval, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with good scholarship standing and have demonstrated a strong interest to work in the construction industry during their previous work terms, preferably with the Kiewit Group. Factors to be taken into account include character qualities, team spirit, personal initiative, leadership, reliability and mobility. Financial need may also be a consideration. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences with the appropriate input from the Chairpersons and Faculty acting on the advice of a special selection committee of the Kiewit Group.

The Peter Kiewit Sons Co. Ltd. Award

These awards, valued at $1000 each for two students are offered annually by Peter Kiewit Sons Co. (PKS). Each award also includes the possibility for the recipient to complete one or more work terms with this well-renowned general contracting company. The eligible candidates should have completed, as a minimum, their Term 4 in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with good scholarship standing and have demonstrated a strong interest to work in the construction industry during their previous work terms, preferably with the Kiewit Group. Factors to be taken into account include character qualities, team spirit, personal initiative, leadership, reliability and mobility. Financial need may also be a consideration. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences with the appropriate input from the Chairpersons and Faculty acting on the advice of a special selection committee of the Kiewit Group.

The Gene H. Kruger Memorial Scholarship

These scholarships are the result of a generous donation by Joseph Kruger II in memory of his father, Gene H. Kruger. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, they will be awarded to two students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who were born and have lived in Newfoundland all of their life. Particular emphasis should be given to those who are studying Mechanical and Electrical Engineering as well as those studying information technologies. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Wallace Allison Maccallum Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship valued at the annual interest, was established by the MacCallum family in honour of their father, Wallace. It will be awarded to a third or fourth year Engineering student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. 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 Engineering and Applied Science. Factors such as, interest in the humanities and international affairs, marine technology, contribution to his/her engineering class, and athletic involvement may also be taken into consideration.

The John Madvig Bursary

This bursary will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who is studying in the Naval Architectural Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The value of the bursary will be based on the annual interest earned on the initial endowment. It will be awarded to a Canadian citizen on the basis of academic standing and financial need. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Effie and Leander Mercer Scholarship

The scholarship was established by Dr. Jean Mercer in honour of her parents, Effie and Leander Mercer. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, an award will be made alternately to a third year student in Medicine, Engineering and Post-Secondary Education (formerly Vocational Education). In any given year, if no student is eligible in the designated faculty it may be awarded to a student in one of the other two faculties. The successful student must have done most of his/her studies as a mature student. 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 respective Dean. Financial need must also be taken into account.

The Professor Bill Milne Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is established in memory of Professor William (Bill) Milne, the founder of the program now known as Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is the result of contributions by Ruth Milne and Prof. Milne’s former students and colleagues. The scholarship recipients will be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Term 4 of the Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering program. Candidates must have maintained scholarship standing in Terms 1 to 3, and have demonstrated involvement in formal professional associations, such as the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science.

NACE International (Atlantic Canada Section) Prize

This prize has been established by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers and is valued initially at $500.00 annually. It will be awarded to an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering student in Academic Term 5 in the engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in Engineering 3911 - Chemistry and Physics of Engineering Materials I. In addition, preference will be given to students who have completed and excelled in at least one work term related to corrosion engineering or has carried out a laboratory experiment or has performed research in corrosion and/or corrosion mitigation. The prize will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with the Atlantic Canada Section of NACE International. The successful candidate will be encouraged to join NACE International as a student member to encourage his or her interest in corrosion mitigation.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation Scholarships in Engineering and Applied Science

Five scholarships are offered annually by the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corporation and are valued at $1,000.00 each. They are distributed as follows:

  • - two to students enrolled in the Fall semester of Engineering One based on previous scholastic achievement
  • - two to students enrolled in the Winter semester of Engineering One based on that term's results
  • - one to a student enrolled in Term 8 based on the cumulative average in Engineering.

The Scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science. Need may be considered. The awards will not be made to students who hold other concurrent scholarships of significant value.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities Civil Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship, the gift of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities, is valued at $500.00. It will be awarded annually to a Civil Engineering student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Financial need and other factors may also be taken into account. 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

The Newfoundland Design Associates Limited Scholarship in Engineering

This fund donated to Memorial University of Newfoundland via The Opportunity Fund by Newfoundland Design Associates Limited, will provide a scholarship for a full time undergraduate student in academic Term 2 of the Engineering Program. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment, is based on scholarship standing and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Newfoundland Road Builders/Heavy Civil Association Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Road Builders/Heavy Civil Association and is valued at $1,000.00 annually. It will be awarded to a Civil Engineering student who has achieved scholarship standing and is in Term 6 of their program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Professor Calvin Noble Memorial Award

The award, valued at $1,000.00, will be given annually to an undergraduate student in any year of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The recipient must be in clear academic standing and must have made a significant contribution to the Faculty of Engineering and/or to university life as a whole during his/her studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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 William O'Reilly Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship established in memory of William O'Reilly (Engineering Class '76), has a value of $500.00, and is awarded annually to a student in Term 5 or Term 8 of the Engineering program. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with a representative of the Engineering Class of '76. Economic need will be the major consideration but the candidate will be required to have at least a "B" average in the previous semester. The scholarship will not be awarded to a candidate holding a scholarship of equal or greater value.

Oil and Gas Week Scholarship

Valued at $1,000 each, these undergraduate scholarships are established by a gift over three years from the organizers of Oil and Gas Week, a program of events held annually in St. John’s, NL for the purpose of promoting the oil and gas industry. Two scholarships will be awarded each year. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time beyond the first year of an undergraduate program in the Department of Earth Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, or the Faculty of Business Administration. Eligible candidates must also have scholarship standing and preference will be given to students who graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador outside of the metropolitan St. John’s area. Each year the two recipients must be from different faculties, with each identified academic unit to be represented no more than twice in the three year period of the term of the fund. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based on a recommendation from the appropriate academic discipline.

Fritz Potter Memorial Award

This award has been established in memory of Fritz Potter (Civil Engineering Graduate, 1991) and is valued at $500.00. It will be awarded during the Winter semester and is intended for students enrolled in Term 8 of the Civil Engineering program. The criteria for selection will be on the basis of outstanding contribution to the spirit of the Civil Engineering graduating class over the course of their studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be administered by the Engineering Scholarship Committee which will accept recommendations from the Engineering Society Executive. The Engineering Society Executive should consult with Term 8 Civil Engineering class before arriving at their decision. If it is decided that two candidates are equally deserving of the award, then joint awards may be given valued at $250.00 each. This award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based upon a recommendation from the Faculty of Engineering.

The Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador Engineering Scholarships

Two scholarships, the gifts of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador, are awarded annually to students entering the Engineering program. The awards are valued at $1,000.00 each and will not be awarded to candidates holding other scholarships of greater value. One of the scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement and financial need; the other primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement. These scholarships will be awarded by a committee of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador. Further information regarding application forms, etc., is available from the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador Past President's Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, was established by the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador to mark the centennial year of Engineering as an organized profession in Canada. It is awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement to a student entering the Fall semester of Engineering One of the Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, in consultation with the Dean of Engineering and PEGNL.

The Quadratec Inc. Scholarship

This fund, donated to Memorial University of Newfoundland via The Opportunity Fund by Quadratec Inc., will provide a scholarship for a full-time undergraduate student in Academic Term 4 of the Engineering Program in either the Electrical and Computer or the Mechanical Engineering disciplines. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, is based on scholarship standing and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Rutter Engineering and Automation Inc. Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will be awarded annually to a student in Term 4 of the Electrical Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Candidates for this scholarship 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 scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Sandwell Engineering Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on their initial endowment, was established by Sandwell Engineering Inc. and is awarded annually to a student in the Winter semester of Engineering One of the Bachelor of Engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. 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 Engineering and Applied Science.

The Schlumberger Canada Limited Scholarships

These scholarships, 15 valued at $1,000.00 each annually are funded by Schlumberger Canada Limited and are available to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. They will target students in the Bachelor of Engineering program with two scholarships being allocated to Engineering One, two scholarships to each of terms three through seven, and three for term eight. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and a cumulative average of 75% or higher, to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering academic term one of the program). Where possible the scholarships shall be divided proportionally between male and female students based on male and female enrollment and subject to compliance to the above criteria. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Shell Canada Engineering Scholarship

This fund a gift to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Shell Canada via The Opportunity Fund campaign, will provide three scholarships valued at approximately $1,500.00 each annually. They will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to students in academic terms 5, 6, 7 or 8 of the Mechanical Engineering Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The Charlie Sheppard Memorial - Hatch Scholarship

The Charlie Sheppard Memorial - Hatch Scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, has been established by Hatch, in memory of Charlie Sheppard. The scholarship will be awarded to two full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who are in the Winter semester of Engineering One and have scholarship standing. All other criteria being equal, preference will be given to a student from a rural community in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Structural Design Inc. Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship is the result of a commitment to The Opportunity Fund by Structural Design Inc. It will provide one scholarship of $500 to full-time students in Term 7 specializing in Structural Engineering. The scholarship, based on scholarship standing, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. In the case of a tie between two students, need may be a determining factor.

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 Sun Microsystems of Canada Scholarship

This fund, donated to Memorial University of Newfoundland via The Opportunity Fund by Sun Microsystems of Canada, will provide a scholarship for a full-time undergraduate student in Academic Term 5 of the Computer Engineering program. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, is based on scholarship standing and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

The David S. Templeton Scholarship

This scholarship is the gift of Newfoundland Power Inc. The exact value is reviewed on an annual basis and is currently set at $2,000.00. It is awarded annually to a student entering Term 4 who has completed all components of the program up to Term 4. Academic excellence is a major criterion but should be coupled with exemplary work term results. In addition, the candidate should have strong interpersonal and communications skills as well as good understanding of the needs and aspirations of their fellow citizens and a desire to use engineering as a vehicle to make our world a better place. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in consultation with the President of the Company. No application is required.

The Charles O. Thomas Scholarship

This scholarship is a gift of The Thomas Fuller Construction Company (1958) Limited, in memory of Mr. Charles O. Thomas, who was supervisor of construction of the National Research Council Institute for Marine Dynamics on this campus, 1982-85. The value of the award will be based upon the interest accrued on the principal sum donated, up to the amount of $750.00. The award is made to the student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who obtains the highest overall average in Terms 3, 4, and 5 and who does not already hold a scholarship administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in that same academic year. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

Bob Thorburn Memorial Scholarship

The Bob Thorburn Memorial Scholarship was initially established at Memorial University of Newfoundland during the Opportunity Fund through a gift from Quadratec Inc., and recently fully endowed by Quadratec Inc. This fund will provide a scholarship for a full-time undergraduate student in Academic Term 4 of the Engineering Program in either the Electrical and Computer or the Mechanical Engineering disciplines. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, is based on scholarship standing. Students demonstrating financial need may also be considered. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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.

Women in Engineering Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to commemorate the sudden and tragic deaths of fourteen women at L'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989. Thirteen of the women who died so violently were pursuing studies in engineering, historically a non-traditional field for women. It is hoped this annual $2,500.00 scholarship will encourage more women to study and work in this profession, thereby increasing the contribution of women to engineering and scientific endeavours. Funding support is provided by the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, C-CORE, Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association and individual contributions. This award is tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland to female students regardless of age, who are entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of women in Engineering fields and an active involvement in wider issues of social concern to women, as well as sound scholastic ability. The committee may also consider applications from female students already enrolled in Engineering studies, provided they meet the eligibility criteria above. A special committee, consisting of representatives from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, C-CORE, Memorial University of Newfoundland's Alumni Association, Women's Studies and Women in Science and Engineering meets annually to consider applications for this scholarship. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of this committee.