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Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2012/2013)
4 Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Administered By the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards for Which Undergraduate Students Already in Attendance at the University May Qualify
4.1 General

The following are not specific to an academic discipline.

Affinity NL (Ottawa) Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the fund raising efforts of the Ottawa Affinity Newfoundland and Labrador group and is valued at a portion of the income on the investment according to Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Awards Program Spending Policy. Based on scholarship standing (academic excellence), it will be awarded in an alternating fashion to a first year undergraduate student (entering their second year) and then a first-year graduate student (entering the first year of either a Master's or Ph.D. program). The student must be from a rural community in Newfoundland and Labrador, express an interest in returning to work in rural Newfoundland, and be registered for full-time studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Rural is defined as outside St. John’s and Corner Brook as determined by the Centre for Institutional Analysis and Planning, or an equivalent University or Government body. When awarded to an undergraduate student, the Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. When awarded to a graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

The Arnold's Cove, Come By Chance, North Harbour Fishers and Newfoundland Transshipment Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Newfoundland Transshipment Limited (NTL) as part of an agreement between them and the Fishers Liaison Committee (FLC) of the Arnold's Cove, Come By Chance and the North Harbour area. This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment to a maximum of $500 per student, will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a Fisher or his/her descendant(s) who is registered as a full-time student at Memorial University of Newfoundland in any year or field of study. In the event that no applicants are received from Fishers or Fishers' descendants in a given year, the scholarship may be awarded to another student from above noted geographic areas. Eligibility of applicants under the above criteria will be verified by the Fisheries Liaison Committee (FLC). Memorial University of Newfoundland is encouraged to ensure that the scholarship is alternated between communities and their eligible students. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of an application which may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956. Completed applications must be returned to the FLC for appropriate verification.

The Ashbridge Scholarships/Bursaries

These awards, at least three at $500.00 each, are tenable to students beyond the first-year level of undergraduate programs. They are awarded on the basis of need and scholarship standing.

Baccalieu Trail Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, is made possible by the fund raising efforts of the Baccalieu Trail Chapter of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Based on scholarship standing the scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a resident of the Baccalieu Trail Region or has been a permanent resident of the region for the completion of their secondary education. The student must have successfully completed their first year of study and be entering second year of full-time study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Baird-Stephenson Scholarship

This Scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 is to be awarded annually to a Memorial University of Newfoundland student in any year or field of study. It is named for Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson and her late husband, both of whom were former members of Memorial University of Newfoundland's faculty. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

The Donald M. Balsom Award

The Newfoundland Brain Injury Association (NBIA) has established this award to honour Donald M. Balsom, former Associate Director of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Continuing Education and brain injury survivor. Valued at $500.00, it will be awarded annually to a brain injured undergraduate student who is registered either part-time or full-time, in any year or field of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland, who has some volunteer experience with the NBIA and who is in clear academic standing at the University. In the event that no applications are received from brain injured students the award may be given to a student who has made a significant contribution as a volunteer to the Brain Injury Association. In special circumstances, the award may be held for more than one year. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with NBIA as needed.

Barnes House Bursaries

Two bursaries of $600.00 each have been donated by Dr. Charles Loader former Proctor of Barnes House and are tenable only by residents of Barnes House, Paton College, who have resided in the House for at least one semester prior to application. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the advice of a committee established by the Proctor of Barnes House. In making the awards, financial need and academic performance in the previous year will be taken into consideration. The bursaries will not be given to students who hold other major awards and will be paid in two equal instalments over two semester, payment in the second semester being dependent upon the recipients maintaining at least a "B" average. If there are no suitable candidates, the bursaries will not be awarded.

Applications are available from the Residence Assistants, the Proctor or the Paton College Office. The deadline date for application is March 15.

The Birks Family Foundation Bursaries

The Birks Family Foundation has established a plan of annual contributions to the student aid funds of recognized Canadian universities for the creation of the Birks Family Foundation Bursaries. The Bursaries are awarded by the Foundation on the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards and are not restricted to faculty or year and may be renewed. The number and amount of such awards may vary annually, depending upon the funds available for the purpose from the Foundation.

The Glenn Roy Blundon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been established by the family, friends and fellow students of the late Glenn Roy Blundon, a former student of Memorial University of Newfoundland who, despite his severe physical disability, succeeded in his studies and made a significant contribution to student life. In the awarding of this scholarship, preference will be given to academically qualified students with disabilities but those enrolled in the Special Education Program may be considered when no candidates are available from the first group. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Gary Bourne Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to the University funded largely by donations resulting from fundraising efforts of Gary's colleagues at the Office of Financial and Administrative Services. Valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an undergraduate student who is a dependent of a current, retired or deceased staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. An application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Doctor William Boyle Scholarships

Under the will of the late Dr. Robert William Boyle, the University, in 1956, received bequests establishing two scholarships, one in memory of the testator's mother, Sophie (Maddock) Boyle, to be awarded to a female student attending the University; and the other in memory of his father, Albert Desbrisay Boyle, to be awarded to a male student attending the University. The scholarships are to be awarded to the students who, having attended the University for a period of at least two years, are, in the opinion of the governing body of the University, best qualified in virtue of all-round attainment. Each scholarship will be tenable for two years and the emolument will be the income accruing from the bequest during the period of tenure of the scholarship.

The Burke House Scholarship

One bursary of $700.00 is tenable by a resident of Burke House, Paton College, who has resided in the House for at least two semesters prior to application. In making the award, financial need, academic performance, and leadership contribution will be taken into consideration. The bursary will be awarded to a student who does not hold a concurrent major award and will be paid in two equal installments over a two-semester period, payment in the second semester being dependent on the recipient maintaining at least a "B" average. If in any year there is no suitable candidate, the bursary will not be awarded for that year. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the advice of a committee established by the Proctor of Burke House. Application forms are available from the Academic Don, the Proctor, or the Paton College Student Housing Office.

The Calgary Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is being established through the fund raising efforts of the Calgary Alumni Branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be available to an undergraduate student, beyond first year, in any field of study who is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering the University) and who demonstrates academic excellence. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Canadian Federation of University Women St. John's Bursaries

Two bursaries, valued at $1500.00 each, are offered annually by the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) St. John's to female students in full-time or part-time studies. The awards are made on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need and are not restricted to any particular faculty or year of study. The first of these bursaries is named in memory of Dr. Edith M. Manuel, well-known Newfoundland educator and charter member of CFUW St John's who died in 1984. The second is named for Olga Anderson, a long-time member of CFUW St. John's. Further information regarding the CFUW is available at www.cfuw.org.

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 Chow-Fagan Scholarship for Single Mothers

This scholarship, valued at $1,000 annually was established by Deborah Chow-Fagan. To be eligible, candidates must be single mothers who are full-time undergraduate students; preference will be given to students who have scholarship standing. If no full-time students are eligible in a given year, second preference will be given to a part-time student who is a single mother. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a special application which may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Marion (Ward Hue) Christian Memorial Scholarship

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

The Coca-Cola Scholarship for International Studies

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on its endowment, has been established from contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by The Coca-Cola Foundation. It will be awarded to a student who has completed at least two years of a degree program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who has been accepted to attend a recognized university outside Canada for one or two semesters of study for transfer credit to Memorial University of Newfoundland towards completion of his/her undergraduate degree.

The Compass Group Canada Scholarship

From a sum of money donated by Compass Group Canada, a scholarship fund has been established for students who reside in Paton College, who have completed their second year of studies while in residence and who will return to residence for their third year. The awards, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, will be made annually on the basis of academic excellence. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage senior students of high academic calibre to live in residence.

The Computing and Communications Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Department of Computing and Communications (C&C) at Memorial University of Newfoundland in support of the dependants of its staff members. To be eligible the recipient must have scholarship standing, be a full-time undergraduate student and be a dependant of a current, retired, deceased, or former (having worked in the unit for a minimum of 5 years) employee of C&C or be a current student employee of the Department. One or more scholarships may be awarded in any given year. In the absence of a candidate meeting the above criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to a student beyond first year majoring in Computer Science in the Faculty of Science or a student in the Faculty of Business Administration. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, or by telephone to (709) 864-3956. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Raymond J. Condon Memorial Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, will be awarded to a student who has completed the first year College Transfer Program at the Labrador West Campus of the College of the North Atlantic and is transferring to Memorial University of Newfoundland the following year. The recipient must be of scholarship standing as defined by the University. The Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards will award the scholarship upon recommendation of the Principal, Labrador West Campus.

Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Inc. (CLRA) Scholarship

These five scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, were established through a donation from the Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLRA). Three of the five scholarships are entrance scholarships and two scholarships will be available to full-time students in any year of any program. They will be available to dependents (sons, daughters or wards), of employees of CLRA member companies. Students must complete an application form provided by CLRA. Based on scholarship standing, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Clayton and Alice Cook Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Mr. Clayton D. Cook, retired Newfoundland/CN Railway Trainman. The scholarship will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and awarded annually. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, be residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (as defined by the University) and have scholarship standing. First preference will be given to candidates who are sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren or wards of the Newfoundland/CN Railway Trainmen. When an eligible student meeting these criteria cannot be identified, second preference will be given to students enrolled in the Newfoundland Studies program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. A special application is required to identity students in the first category and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

Country Ribbon Scholarship

This scholarship is available to dependants (sons, daughters or wards) of employees of Country Ribbon. Valued at $1,000.00 annually it will be awarded, with first preference, to an entrance student registered for full-time studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If no suitable candidate can be identified from the first group the scholarship may be awarded to an undergraduate student registered for full-time studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Crowley Bursaries

These bursaries, one or more valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 each annually, are the result of the interest on an endowment to the University by Mr. Ronald Crowley. In awarding these bursaries preference will be given to undergraduate sons or daughters of fisherpersons whenever possible. However, when such candidates cannot be identified the bursaries will be awarded to other eligible undergraduate students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In both cases candidates may be in any year or field of study. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need as defined by the University.

The Reverend Doctor Levi Curtis Bursary

This bursary has a value of at least $200.00 and is awarded each year to a student who is a candidate for the ministry of the United Church, a child of a minister of the United Church, or the child of a needy United Churchman. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Donald W.K. Dawe Memorial Scholarship

This annual scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been established by the family, friends and associates of the late Donald W.K. Dawe, Q.C., who attended the Memorial University College in 1933-34. In making the award, preference may be given in the first instance to a needy and academically qualified student beyond the first year from outport Newfoundland and Labrador.

Director’s Award for Exemplary Work Terms

Four awards will be offered annually to students enrolled in full-time co-operative education programs at the undergraduate and graduate level at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One award will be made for each of the Engineering, Business, Human Kinetics and Recreation programs, and one award for one of the Co-operative Education programs in the Arts and Science portfolio which currently include: Applied Social Psychology, Computer Industry Internship Option, Economics, Masters of Computer Science, Masters of Environmental science, Masters of Political Science, Masters of Folklore, Political Science and Psychology. The recipients will receive a framed certificate and their names will be inscribed on a permanent plaque mounted in the Division of Co-operative Education. Nominations will be made by the co-operative education Co-ordinators of the students’ respective Faculty or School to the Director of Co-operative Education. Nominations may also be made by employers. The deadline for nominations is January 30. The awards will be presented during National Co-operative Education Week. Only students who have completed a work term in the previous calendar year and have obtained a Pass with Distinction or its equivalent, in both the work performance evaluation and the communication component of the work term are eligible. In the case of undergraduates the award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of the graduates the award will be made by the School of Graduate Studies. In both cases these will be made on the recommendation of the Director of Co-operative Education.

The Vivian Douglas Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established from a donation to the University by Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson in honour of her housekeeper Mrs. Vivian Douglas from Grand Bank. It is valued at the annual accrued interest on the initial donation and will be awarded to a student beyond first year in any field of study. It will be awarded annually on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

The Doyle House Awards

These awards are the result of fundraising by the Doyle House Academic Committee. Three, valued at $100.00 each, will be awarded annually to residents of Doyle House. They will be awarded in the Winter semester of each year as follows:

  1. Highest senior resident average; to a resident of Doyle House who has resided there two consecutive semesters prior to receiving the award and who has a minimum of 70% average.

  2. Highest freshman resident average; to a student who had resided in Doyle House for the current and previous semester and who had a minimum of 70% average in the Fall Semester.

  3. Most improved average; to a student who has shown the greatest academic improvement during the most recent two semesters, who has been a resident of Doyle house for two consecutive semesters prior to receiving the award and who has a minimum of 70% average in the most recent semester he/she must have achieved at least a 50% average.

These awards will be made by the Committee in Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting upon a recommendation from a committee representing Student Housing, Food and Conference Services and Doyle House. Additional information can be obtained from the Residence Assistants, Academic Don or Proctor of Doyle House.

The Dr. J. Douglas Eaton Scholarships

Upon the retirement of Dr. J. Douglas Eaton from the position of Vice-President (Student Affairs & Services) in 1983, the student body of Memorial University of Newfoundland donated a sum of money to fund two undergraduate scholarships in his honour, valued at $500.00 each. These awards, tenable to students beyond first year will be made on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated active participation in student life. In cases of competition between students of equal standing, need shall be the determining factor in awarding the scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of a special selection committee, consisting of members of MUNSU and the Office of Student Affairs & Services.

The Fraser Edison Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a donation to the Opportunity Fund in 1999 by Mr. Fraser Edison. It will be valued at the annual interest on the endowment and will be awarded to an undergraduate student who has a recognized physical disability. An application is required and the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in any year or field of study. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Facilities Management Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship fund is the result of an endowment which began in 1996 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide one or more scholarships valued at a minimum of $500 each to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters or spouses of current or retired employees of the Department of Facilities Management, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship(s) will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709) 864-3956.

The Ralph L. Finley Scholarships

Under the will of the late Mr. Ralph L. Finley, the University in 1987 received a bequest establishing two scholarships. The awards are to be tenable to needy undergraduate students, residing in the University residences during the academic year, who attain a minimum average of 70%. The value of the awards will depend on the income accruing from the bequest during the period of tenure of the scholarships. The amounts to be awarded are to be applied to the recipients' tuition and/or residence fees.

The Charlie (Moo Sic) Fong Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest (approximately $600.00 - $700.00 annually), is the result of an endowment by the Fong family in memory of their great-grandfather, Mr. Charlie (Moo Sic) Fong. It was established to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Chinese settler in Newfoundland and to promote an awareness of the Chinese Cultural and Historical background in the province. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need to an undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Chinese heritage. The scholarship will be given early in Winter semester and presented to the student at a local function held to celebrate the Chinese New Year. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Dr. G.A. Frecker Memorial Alumni Bursaries

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association has established, from its Annual Fund, five bursaries named in honour of the late Dr. G.A. Frecker, Chancellor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1971-79, and valued at $500.00 each. Four of the bursaries are tenable at the St. John's campus and one at the Grenfell Campus at Corner Brook. The bursaries will be awarded annually to full-time students in any faculty or year on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Friends of India Association Scholarship

This award, valued at $500.00, is awarded annually from funds donated by the Friends of India Association. The scholarship is open to any student registered at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is beyond first year studies. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing.

The General Motors Undergraduate Scholarship

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 one or more scholarships to support individuals who qualify as Native People, members of a Visible Minority and/or Physically Disabled. It will be awarded to students in any year or faculty or school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and an application may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Joan Haire Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment which began in 1997 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $500 to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or spouses of current, retired or deceased employees or former employees with a minimum of five years service in the Department of Technical Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709)864-3956.

The Frederick J. Hancock Scholarship

This scholarship is the interest on a sum of money donated to the University by Frederick J. Hancock, former Sergeant of the Newfoundland Constabulary who served as a member of the Force for twenty-five years until his retirement in 1963. Preference in the awarding of this scholarship will be given to sons and daughters of active, retired or deceased members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary. Candidates must be enrolled in full-time studies at the University and possess scholarship standing. When no candidates can be found from the above category, the scholarship may be awarded to any full-time student on the basis of academic merit. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The A. Harvey & Company Limited Scholarship Program

On the occasion of its 125th anniversary, A. Harvey & Company Limited established this scholarship tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and valued at $1,500.00. In order to qualify candidates must:

  1. Be a dependent or spouse of employees of the company;

  2. Be enrolled as a full-time student;

  3. Posses scholarship standing as defined by the University; and

  4. Hold no other concurrent scholarship.

Preference will be given to entrance students; however, if there is no eligible candidate enrolled in first year studies, then the scholarship may be awarded to a senior undergraduate student attending Memorial University of Newfoundland who fulfills the above criteria. In deciding between candidates of equal academic attainment need will be the determining factor. The deadline date for applying is the last Friday in July. Further information and application forms are available in writing to A. Harvey & Company Limited, 87 Water Street, P.O. Box 5128, St. John's, NL, A1C 5V6

The C.D. Howe Memorial Foundation Scholarship

These scholarships result from a contribution by the C.D. Howe Memorial Foundation. The Annual income from this endowment will be utilized to fund up to six scholarships valued at the cost of one year's tuition for full-time students, the amount varying depending on the number of courses taken. The scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students entering second, third, fourth or fifth years of study in any undergraduate program. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing, financial need, and a recommendation from the appropriate Dean or academic Director.

The Kathleen Huckabone Bursary

This bursary was established by the family of Kathleen Huckabone in August, 2004 as a special tribute, on the occasion of her 70th birthday. Valued at $2,000.00 and awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, it is given to a first year student at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is a graduate of a high school in the Eastport/Salvage area, is in need of financial assistance and has completed one semester of full-time studies with satisfactory standing. If no candidates meet the foregoing criteria, the bursary may be awarded to an undergraduate student from the Eastport/Salvage area in any year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The Kevin Hutchings Memorial Scholarship for the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

This scholarship was established by the family of Kevin Hutchings who, from 2004 until his death in 2009, held the position of Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the First Battalion of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Valued at $2000 per year, the scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who is an active parading member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment (1st, 2nd Battalion or Band) who meets scholarship standing as defined by the University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. An application form is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office.

The Bishop Jones Memorial Hostel Group Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Bishop Jones Hostel Group. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, will be awarded annually to a female student who meets the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship and is enrolled full-time in her second year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is open to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador whose permanent address is outside the metro region of the campus they are attending. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Ethel H. Judson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson in memory of her late sister Ethel. It will be awarded annually to a Memorial University of Newfoundland student in any year or field of study. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

Key Tag Scholarships

Up to three scholarships, valued at $500.00 per annum, are donated by the Newfoundland Branch of the War Amputees of Canada, and are to be known as the Key Tag Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded annually to amputee students in any year or field of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the event that no applications are received from amputee students, the Committee may consider other physically disabled students. In making the awards, financial need, initiative and scholastic achievement will be considered. In special circumstances, the scholarships may be held for more than one year. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Iris Kirby Memorial Scholarship

This award, valued at $650.00 annually, has been established by the friends and colleagues of the late Iris Kirby. Iris was an active feminist and advocate of encouraging women to develop their fullest potential. The scholarship is open to women enrolling in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are entering or returning after at least five years out of full-time study. Applicants should have been resident in Newfoundland for at least one year before applying. The scholarship will be awarded in the Winter semester on the basis of the Fall semester's results. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment, a commitment to the goal of an equal status for women in our society will be considered. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

Korea Veterans' Association Scholarship

Twenty-six thousand, seven hundred and ninety-one (26,791) Canadians served in the Korean Theatre between the beginning of hostilities in 1950 and the signing of the cease-fire in 1953. Another 7,000 served between the cease-fire and the end of 1955. This scholarship was established to honour the men and women of the various Canadian Military Units that served in the United Nations Forces during that period of time. One scholarship of $500 is awarded annually to a student who meets the following criteria: A full-time first year student at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is the child or grandchild of a Canadian Korea War Veteran and who has scholarship standing. In a year when there is no eligible child or grandchild in first year, the scholarship may be awarded to a child or grandchild beyond first year studies. If there is still no eligible student, the scholarship may be awarded to any first year student at Memorial who has scholarship standing. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of an application which is available from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Rm. 4018, University Centre.

Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Research Awards for Students of Memorial University

The Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador annually offers up to five Legal Research Awards valued at $500 each to students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Awards are for outstanding research papers on one or more legal issues, or topics treated in a legal context, in a senior level course in any discipline at the undergraduate level and in any graduate course for students at the graduate level. The papers submitted by and with endorsement of course professor or lecturer will be judged initially by the Dean, Director, or Department Head who will make a recommendation to a special selection committee comprised of appointees of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Law Foundation. Undergraduate students will receive a minimum of two and graduate students will receive one or more of the five Awards available annually. In the case of undergraduate students the Awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduate students the Awards will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases they will act upon the recommendation of the Foundation’s selection committee. Please note that papers, if available on computer, must also be submitted in electronic format. An additional $500 will be provided annually by the Law Foundation to Queen Elizabeth II Library for the purchase of research materials and resources. Total Awards $3,000.

The Locke's Electrical Limited 50th Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment established by Locke's Electrical Limited, Corner Brook, on the occasion of their 50th anniversary. Valued at the interest on the endowment, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an undergraduate student in any year of study who is a child or grandchild of a current or retired staff member of Locke's Electrical Limited or one of it's affiliates. If the scholarship is not awarded in one year then two may be awarded the following year. An application is required and may be obtained from, and returned to, Locke's Electrical Limited, Corner Brook.

The Dr. Wayne E. Ludlow Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment made by the undergraduate students of Memorial University of Newfoundland in honour of Dr. Wayne E. Ludlow on his retirement, in 1999, from the position of Dean of Student Affairs and Services. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, this scholarship is tenable to students beyond second year, based on scholarship standing and demonstrated active participation in student life. Factors to be considered will include but not be limited to involvement in student government, clubs and societies and student media. Financial need may also be considered. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of a selection committee of members of MUNSU and the Office of the Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice- President (Academic) (Undergraduate Studies) pro tempore.

The Arthur and Sonia May Scholarship

The scholarship, which is expected to be between $4,000 and $5,000 (based on the annual interest on its endowment), has been established by Arthur and Sonia May on the occasion of the University's 50th Anniversary as a degree-granting institution, and in gratitude for the outstanding experience they enjoyed as students. It will be awarded to a student who has completed at least two years of a degree program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who has been accepted to attend a recognized university outside Canada for one or two semesters of study for transfer credit to Memorial University of Newfoundland towards completion of his/her undergraduate degree. Applications may be made to the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre on or before the third Friday in June.

The Hector and Fanny McNeil Memorial Trust Fund Scholarships

From the interest accruing from this fund, at least two scholarships, at $500.00 each, will be awarded annually to academically deserving students at Memorial University of Newfoundland beyond first year.

The Memorial University Golf Tournament Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 1998 as a result of entry fees and donations from corporate and individual participants in the Annual Memorial University Scholarship Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this tournament have developed an endowment that supports scholarships valued at a portion of the annual income on the investment. These scholarships will be awarded to second and third year undergraduate students based on scholarship standing, with the exact number of awards to be decided by the Golf Tournament Operations Committee each year. In an effort to ensure that, over time, awards are dispersed throughout the University’s various academic units, only one scholarship per year will be awarded within an academic unit and none will be awarded in a given year to students from an academic unit that has been represented by a recipient in the past three years. Recipients may not be simultaneously in receipt of a general scholarship of equal or higher value at the time of the awarding of this scholarship. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Memorial University of Newfoundland Endowment Scholarships

These scholarships, established by Memorial University of Newfoundland are awarded annually to students in any year or faculty with approximately 50% of those awarded in a given year allocated for Entrance Students. The number and value of the annual scholarships vary depending on the interest earned. They are awarded on the basis of scholarship standing.

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association Scholarship Fund

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association has established a trust fund to provide scholarships and bursaries to needy students in good academic standing. Assistance from this fund is available to entering students as well as to those further along in their studies and may be re-applied for in subsequent years. The first of the MUNFA Scholarships awarded each year is the Ditte Koster Memorial Scholarship. This award honours the late Ditte Koster who, up to the time of her death, was a professional librarian at the University. As a contribution to the Opportunity Fund in 1999, the Faculty Association pledged to pay the University the interest from their trust for the period January 1, 2000 to March 31, 2004. The matching money from this pledge will be contributed to the University's general Scholarship Endowment Fund allowing the University to award additional general scholarships.

The Gloria Moores Memorial Bursary

This bursary was created in memory of Gloria Moores in recognition of her dedication and commitment to the Queen Elizabeth II Library. This bursary will be valued at $500 and will be awarded annually. Full time undergraduate students in any year of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland will be eligible. The recipient will have demonstrated financial need and must meet the minimum academic standing for a bursary at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Elsa S. Morgan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, was donated by the late Dr. John M. Morgan, B.Sc., M.D., in memory of his wife, Elsa S. Morgan. Dr. Morgan was born at Port-de-Grave, Conception Bay, Newfoundland and spent all of his professional life in the United States. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student of scholarship standing who has completed the first year of studies and is proceeding to the second year. Preference will be given to students from the district of Port-de-Grave.

The Jacob and Floral Morgan Scholarship Fund

This fund has been established by relatives and friends of the late Jacob Morgan, a teacher for thirty years in the outports of this province, and of his wife Floral. One or more scholarships, valued at not less than $2,500.00 each will be awarded annually. Preference will be given to students from the smaller outports, primarily to those who are entering the University for the first time.

The John Thomas and Amy Susannah Morgan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, was donated by the late Dr. John M. Morgan, B.Sc., M.D., in memory of his parents, John Thomas and Amy Susannah Morgan. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student of scholarship standing, who has completed his or her first year of studies and is proceeding to second year. Preference will be given to students from the district of Port-de-Grave/Harbour Grace.

The M.O. Morgan Alumni Scholarships

At least three scholarships valued at a minimum of $1000.00 each, gifts of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association, are awarded annually to students beyond first year on the basis of academic excellence.

Rick Morris Memorial Bursary

This bursary was established in memory of Rick Morris by his family and friends. Rick was a caring individual who was deeply committed to Newfoundland and worked with a variety of individuals, organizations, and government. He was a mentor to many helping professionals, who regularly sought his counsel on personal and professional issues. He was deeply concerned with violence against individuals, particularly women, children, and the survivors of Mount Cashel. He was involved in the establishment of Unified Family Court’s mediation services and frequently collaborated with the aboriginal and senior’s communities. The bursary, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, will be awarded annually to a student who is in financial need and meets the minimum academic requirements for a bursary. It will be awarded on a rotating basis to a student enrolled in one of the following academic areas: Year 1- School of Social Work, Year 2- Faculty of Education, Year 3- School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Year 4- Department of Gender Studies and Year 5- School of Nursing. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of the Unit for which the bursary is being awarded.

The Edward G. Mullins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship valued at $500.00 annually has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. It honours the memory of the late Edward G. Mullins who had kidney disease and was a dedicated volunteer of the Foundation. Successful applicants must be 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 the University). Preference will be given to applicants who have kidney disease, who have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours over two semesters in the previous scholarship year with a minimum average of 75% in the courses which comprise those credit hours and are enrolled full time at the University. However, if in a given year such an applicant(s) is not available, dependents of someone who has/had kidney disease may qualify. Such applicants must be enrolled full time at Memorial University of Newfoundland and have scholarship standing. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment from the latter group, need may be the determining factor. In some cases the scholarship may be held for more than one year. A special application is required and must be submitted to the scholarship office. Applications may be obtained from The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland & Labrador Branch, 58 Kenmount Rd. St. John's, NL, A1B 1W2, or by telephone to (709) 753-8999, or from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland or by telephone to (709) 864-3956.

The MUNSU Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship fund is the result of an endowment which began in 1996 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at the annual interest on the endowment, to students who are children, grandchildren, or spouses of current (worked a minimum of 15 of the last 24 months) or retired employees of MUNSU, Memorial University of Newfoundland or of previous employees who had a minimum of ten years of service to MUNSU. In the event that there are no eligible candidates from the above group in a given year the scholarship will be open to nieces or nephews of current, retired or previous employees of MUNSU (as per above). It will be open to entrance students as well as undergraduates. The scholarship is not renewable and individuals will not normally hold the scholarship more than once unless there is no other eligible candidate in a given year. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709) 864-3956.

The MUNSU 25th Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment established by MUNSU (1994) and is valued at the annual accrued interest. It will be awarded to a student who has completed at least one year at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Based on scholarship standing and active participation in student life, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the President, MUNSU.

Harvey and Doris Murcell Scholarships

These scholarships have been established from funds donated by Harvey and Doris Murcell. Scholarships of at least $1,000.00 shall be awarded under the following conditions:

  1. A scholarship to two entrance students who are residents of Harbour Grace who attended High School in Conception Bay North.

  2. Four scholarships to students of any year from high schools in the Conception Bay North area.

  3. Other scholarships as the fund will bear.

The scholarships shall be awarded based on scholarship standing.

The Augustine Nash Memorial Bursary

The Augustine Nash Memorial Bursary has been established by Edward Nash in memory of his father, Augustine Nash. Augustine was born in Branch, St. Mary’s Bay and had thirteen children who attended Fatima Academy. Great emphasis was placed on the value of education in his household. To be eligible for this bursary a student must have graduated from Fatima Academy, in St. Bride’s, NL and be enrolled in the first year of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Selection is based on demonstrated financial need as well as academic merit. In the event that a qualified student from Fatima Academy is not available in a given year, the bursary may be given, under the same terms and conditions to a student who has graduated from a high school in the electoral district that serves Fatima Academy. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Neurotrauma Initiative Award

This award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is made possible by a generous endowment from the Newfoundland and Labrador Neurotrauma Initiative Program, a partnership between the Rick Hansen Man in Motion Foundation, the Canadian Paraplegic Association, the Brain Injury Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The award will be available on an annually rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students, with first preference given to a student who has been identified with a brain or spinal cord injury. For undergraduate students applications are available from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room UC4018, University Centre, (709) 864-3956. Graduate Students are required to apply specifically to the School of Graduate Studies, Room IIC 2021, Bruno Centre for Research and Innovation, (709) 864-2600. If no candidate is available with a brain or spinal cord injury, preference will be given to a student who is studying in any field related to neurotrauma. If it is not awarded at the level of study (i.e. graduate/undergraduate) on rotation in a given year, it may be awarded to a student studying at the other level for that year. In the case of undergraduates, the award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee. This award is open to part-time or full-time students with clear academic standing.

The Elsie and Stephen O'Neill Bursary

The children of Elsie and Steve O’Neill established this bursary in appreciation of their parents’ support and encouragement toward their higher education. The bursary, which will be valued at $1000 annually, will be awarded to a single mother with first preference to a current part-time undergraduate student. She must also have been enrolled part-time for two or more semesters prior to the semester in which the scholarship is awarded, and have maintained a “B” average in those semesters. If no student meeting the above criteria can be identified, the bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate single mother who is currently registered at the university (part-time or full-time), who has maintained a “B” average in the courses completed in the previous scholarship year and has financial need. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Florence O'Neill Scholarships

An endowment donated to the University by Florence O'Neill, Ed.D., C.M., LL.D., honorary graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, distinguished for her contribution to the fields of adult education and community development, will fund annual scholarships valued up to $1,000.00 each. These awards will be made available to full-time undergraduate students, preferably to those from rural Newfoundland and Labrador, on the basis of scholarship standing. One shall be given annually to a student attending the Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook.

Dermot O’Reilly Legacy Award

The award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is established through funds raised by family, friends and music lovers, in Dermot O’Reilly’s memory after his untimely passing in 2007. Dermot chose to make Newfoundland his home in 1971 where he found here a kinship to the Dublin of his youth in the people, music and songs. Here, his life was music. He delighted in sharing music with others and was a mentor to many aspiring musicians. Dermot’s friends and family carry on his legacy by creating this award to encourage and support the promotion of traditional music, oral tradition and dance in Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be given annually to a part-time or full-time student at Memorial University of Newfoundland enrolled in any year of any program of study that meets the academic requirements for an award as outlined by the University. Eligibility should be based on established support of traditional music, oral tradition or dance amongst Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The successful candidate will be determined at the discretion of the Dermot O’Reilly Legacy Award Selection Committee and will have made evident, either through actions or creative undertakings, contributions to the province by demonstrating leadership and creativity in the tradition-bearer community. To be considered, candidates must apply no later than February 1. Applications are available at the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Office and the School of Graduate Studies and must be accompanied by a resume of all relevant information including but not limited to: publications, research, recordings, projects, performances, etc. It will be awarded by either the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards or the Dean, School of Graduate Studies as appropriate based on the recommendation from the Committee.

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.

The R.A. Parsons Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students in good academic standing and in proven financial need. There are no restrictions as to year or field of study.

The John Lewis Paton Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded out of the income from the Fund established in 1926 by John Lewis Paton to enable graduates of the Memorial University College to continue university training. Known until 1946 as the Memorial University College Scholarship, it has been re-named to honour the memory of the first President of the College. This scholarship has a value of at least $300.00. It is awarded annually to a student who has successfully completed three years of a degree course. In making the award, scholastic achievement and promise, qualities of character, economic need and other relevant factors will be taken into account.

The Rose Patten Single Mother Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Ms. Patten to encourage and assist women to develop their full academic potential. Valued at the interest on the endowment, it is open to single mothers who are enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded taking into consideration financial need as well as scholarship standing. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Elaine Pitcher Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to the University from a bequest left by Elaine Pitcher, a donation from Xerox Canada and donations from family, friends and colleagues of Elaine. Valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to an undergraduate student who is a child of a current or retired staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor's Prize

The Strategic Framework for Memorial University of Newfoundland states that Memorial will enrich undergraduate education by helping students to experience the excitement of intellectual discovery, introducing undergraduates more effectively to the wider academic enterprise. In encouragement of this objective and in recognition of superior writing and scholarship by undergraduate students that deserves a wider audience, the Vice-President (Academic) and Pro Vice-Chancellor has established a series of prizes for the best undergraduate scholarship done each year at the University.

Instructors are invited to nominate examples of their undergraduate students' course work for the Pro Vice-Chancellor's Prize. The professor will certify that the work is original and the student's own work, and submit it to his/her head/director who will transmit it to the committee. Students may also submit their own course work for consideration. Instructors' comments should not appear. In accepting nomination or making application, students agree to publication. Nominations and applications will be assessed by a selection committee consisting of five academic staff members and chaired by the Associate Vice-President (Academic). The committee will adjudicate entries for their intellectual originality, cogency, facility of expression, and adherence to principles of scientific inquiry and critical thinking. The value of the prize is $500 cash or a $1000 scholarship tenable in a graduate program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Up to five prizes will be awarded each year. At the discretion of the selection committee, Honourable mention may be accorded to entries beyond the available number of prizes.

Project Hero Tuition Bursary

Project hero is an initiative started by Kevin Reed, honorary lieutenant-colonel of 31 Service Brigade, an army reserve unit in London, Ontario. Mr. Reed was inspired by the work of former Chief of Defense Staff, General Rick Hillier, now Chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and approached him about starting a program to support children of Canadian Forces staff who were killed while on active duty. The bursary provide tuition costs (maximum of 5 courses per semester) for up to four years of study and is available to full-time students in undergraduate degree programs. The bursary is renewable on the basis of continuing full-time enrollment and a minimum GPA of 2. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

To be eligible students must be:

  1. Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents;

  2. 26 years old or younger; and

  3. dependents of Canadian Forces personnel who died while serving on an active mission (students are required to provide sufficient proof from the Canadian Forces that they are dependents of the deceased soldier and that the individual died while on an active mission).

Candidates wishing to be considered for this bursary must contact the Scholarships and Awards Office, UC4018, Smallwood Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 5S7 or by telephone to (709) 864-3956.

The Quebec-Labrador Foundation Scholarships

The Quebec-Labrador Foundation offers three scholarships at $500.00 each to students enrolled in studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The first award, which is funded from the Larry Shields Fund of the Foundation, is awarded annually on the basis of academic performance and financial need to undergraduate students who are (a) native born to Newfoundland and Labrador; and (b) planning to study, or currently studying, Native American and/or Intuit cultures. In the event that a candidate who meets this specific criteria cannot be found in a particular year, the award may be given to a student in any year from one of the study fields and geographic locations indicated below for the second and third awards.

The second and third awards will be awarded annually on the basis of academic performance and financial need to students in any year providing that they come from one of the following areas: the Northern Peninsula, Fogo, Labrador South, or the Lower North Shore of Quebec (from Natashquan to Blanc Sablon). In awarding these two scholarships, special consideration will be given to those applicants studying in the fields useful to the development of the regions served by the Foundation, e.g. Education, Business, Nursing and Health, Forestry, Fisheries, Engineering and Natural Resources.

150 RCAF Wing Memorial Scholarship

This Scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment, will be tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland to a full time undergraduate student in any year or field of study, based on scholarship standing. Consideration may be given to students demonstrating financial need. The Scholarship will be available to: (I) a Wing member (as defined by the Constitution) or *relative of a Wing member; (ii) an Air Force Veteran or a *relative of an Air Force Veteran; (iii) an Air Cadet/ex Air Cadet of the 515 North Atlantic Squadron (defined as any person who has served for two years and is/was in good standing at present or at the time of departure from his/her Air Cadet Unit). *Note: Relative is defined as son/daughter; grandson/daughter; great-grandson/daughter; brother/sister; nephew/niece. The Scholarship may be awarded to the same applicant more than once. If in any given year, there is no eligible candidate, two scholarships may be awarded in the following year at the discretion of the trustees. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. Applications are available at 150 RCAF Wing or from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Applicants will be required to submit a personal letter of application, stating goals, personal achievements and financial need. Applications are to be submitted in writing to 150 RCAF Wing - Memorial Scholarship Committee, 565 Roosevelt Avenue, Pleasantville, St. John's, NL, A1A 5B2. You may contact us by telephone to (709) 753-8970.

Robert Gillespie Reid Memorial Scholarships

These scholarships are the result of the annual interest from a bequest left to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mr. Reid. Scholarships valued at two semesters tuition for a full course load, will be awarded annually to students of scholarship standing. These scholarships are open to both Entrance and Undergraduate students.

The Charlie Riggs and Cathy Macdonald Riggs Memorial Award

This award has been established in memory of Charlie Riggs (Bachelor of Engineering- Mechanical, 1988) and Cathy Macdonald Riggs (Bachelor of Science – Psychology, 1984) by AMEC Earth & Environmental (a division of AMEC Americas Limited). The award will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded annually on a rotating basis between the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Department of Psychology. Recipients from Engineering can be enrolled in any year of the undergraduate program. Preference will be given to students involved in environmental organizations such as the Newfoundland Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) or environmental initiatives supported by the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL). Recipients from Psychology must be undergraduate students majoring in Behavioural Neuroscience and beyond their second year of study. They may demonstrate an interest in the psychology or physiology of communication. The students must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the university. The award will be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Head of Psychology, Faculty of Science, respectively.

The Russell and Pearl Rose Bursary Fund

The Russell and Pearl Rose Bursary Fund has been established through a generous bequest to the University set forth in the Last Will and Testament of Anita Pearl Rose. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland beyond the first year and in any field of study who is a graduate of a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of financial need and scholarship standing.

Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary Scholarships

Two scholarships to the value of $300.00 each, tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland, will be awarded to children or grandchildren of veterans. These awards will be made to applicants with the highest scores in any year, providing they have resided in Newfoundland for a period of five years and have completed at least one year at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

Royal Canadian Legion (St. John's Branch No. 1) Memorial Wall Scholarships

These scholarships, three at $1,000.00 each, have been donated by St. John's Branch No. 1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. They were made possible through funds raised in the construction of a Memorial Wall located at the Branch's club rooms. The scholarships are tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland to undergraduate students in any faculty, school or year and will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

R.S.V.P. Residence Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of fundraising by the Residence Scholarship and Volunteer Program (RSVP) Committee during the early 1990's. One or more scholarships will be awarded annually from the interest earned on the initial endowment. The scholarship(s) will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are beyond first year, resided in residence the previous year and are returning to residence for another year. To be considered candidates must have scholarship standing and must have been actively involved in various aspects of residence life. The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Director, Student Housing and Food Services.

The St. John's Port Authority Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $2,500.00, was established by the St. John's Port Authority. It will be awarded annually to a student who has lived at least twelve months in Newfoundland before commencing his or her post-secondary studies and who is entering third year or beyond in a marine related field. The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

The Jeanne F. Sanger Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, awarded annually in memory of Jeanne F. Sanger, former student and library staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is under the sponsorship of the family and friends of the late Mrs. Sanger. It is awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and need to a second-year student upon completion of first-year studies. The value of the award will be based on income accruing from the fund during the period of tenure of the scholarship.

The Dr. Maurice Saval Scholarship/Bursary Fund

This fund has been established through the generosity of Dr. Maurice Saval, one of the co-founders in St. John's of the Newfoundland American Insurance Company. From the interest accruing on the fund, a number of scholarships/bursaries will be awarded annually to financially needy and academically deserving undergraduate students. The awards will be open to full-time students in first and second year.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Bursary

Sceptre Investment Counsel, one of Canada's leading pension and mutual fund managers and an important partner to Memorial University of Newfoundland for several years, has established this bursary as a demonstration of its commitment to community support. Valued at the accrued interest on their endowment, one or more bursaries will be awarded annually on a rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students in any field of study. Successful candidate(s) must be Newfoundland residents demonstrating financial need and displaying qualities of leadership. In the case of undergraduates, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards using scholarship standing as the primary determinant. Graduate students can make application in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. The award will be made by the Dean on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

Sodexho Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest, is the result of a donation to the University from Sodexho. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time undergraduate student in any year or field of study.

TD Graduate Bursary for Environmental Study

The TD Graduate Bursary for Environmental Study was established by a gift from TD Bank Group to Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University. The bursaries will be awarded to full-time graduate students enrolled in any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, provided they are pursuing research and/or study in environmental-related subjects. Recipients must meet the academic criteria for a Bursary. The number and value of the bursaries available each year will depend on the funds available for distribution as per University policy, as well as the applicant pool, and will be determined at the discretion of the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. The bursaries will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies based upon recommendations of Deans and/or Department Heads of any eligible discipline.

The Toronto Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is being established through the fund raising efforts of the Toronto Alumni Branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be available to an undergraduate student, beyond first year, in any field of study who is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering the University) and who demonstrates both academic excellence and leadership qualities. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies.

The James Tucker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment which began in 1997 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The fund will provide a scholarship valued at a minimum of $500 to students who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or spouses of current, retired or deceased employees or former employees with a minimum of five years service in the Department of Technical Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to entrance students but undergraduates may also qualify. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709) 864-3956.

The James J. Walsh Memorial Scholarships

These two 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. (Refer to Faculty of Business Administration). The second scholarship will be open to any student enrolled full-time at Memorial University of Newfoundland who has scholarship standing and demonstrates financial need.

The William and Elizabeth (Burdett) Walsh Memorial Bursary

The William and Elizabeth (Burdett) Walsh Memorial Bursary has been established by a gift of $15,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Walsh’s family. Billie and Lizzie (Burdett) Walsh, as they were known, were Labradorians from ‘Mary’s Harbour’ and ‘Sandy Hills’ who settled in Cartwright. Both of them were keenly interested in the education of their children. It will be awarded to a Labrador student registered in any faculty or year at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is a graduate of a high school in Labrador and consideration will be accorded the following priority: 1) Cartwright, 2) Mary’s Harbour, 3) the remainder of the Labrador coast and straits, and 4) all of Labrador. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards with preference given to financial need.

The War Veterans Family Award

This award has been established to give financial assistance to Canadian and Newfoundland War Veterans who served overseas and their families. It is valued at $2500 annually and is renewable for up to three additional years provided the recipient maintains the minimum academic requirements for an award and continues as a full-time undergraduate student at the University. To be eligible for this award, students must show that they are the child, grandchild, spouse or other dependant of a Canadian or Newfoundland War Veteran, or are themselves a Canadian or Newfoundland War Veteran. The applicant must provide the war veteran’s name, service branch and service number. The recipients will be enrolled in any year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland and would have graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated financial need. Recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018 University Centre or by telephone to (709) 864-3956. The award will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty/Staff Scholarship

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland (WAMUN) has established a $1,200.00 annual scholarship available to students in any faculty or year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, providing they are either:

  1. children of full-time faculty or staff; or

  2. children of deceased or retired faculty or staff, who at the time of death or retirement, were employed full-time.

This scholarship is based on scholarship standing. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Mature Student Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,200.00, is awarded annually from funds donated by the Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is restricted to women enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are entering or returning, having been away from full-time study for a period of three years or more. They must have been residents of Newfoundland and Labrador for at least a year prior to enrolling. This scholarship is awarded in Winter semester based on Fall semester results in which a minimum average of 75% will be required. Financial need will be considered. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Single Parent Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,200.00, is awarded annually from funds donated by the Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is restricted to single parents enrolled in any faculty, school or year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of financial need and scholarship standing. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,200.00, is awarded annually from funds donated by the Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is restricted to undergraduate students who are beyond second year of studies and who will continue at Memorial University of Newfoundland in an academic program. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing.

Dr. James A. Wright Memorial Scholarship

One annually funded scholarship is established by a gift from Leprechaun Resources Ltd. in memory of Dr. James A. Wright, former professor in the Department of Earth Sciences. The scholarship, valued at $1,000, is available to full time undergraduate students in their second year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland with a preference for students enrolling at Grenfell Campus. To be eligible, students must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship and must have graduated from a high school on the West Coast of Newfoundland, as defined by the University. Preference will be given to students pursuing any area of study within the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Zonta Club Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by members of the Zonta Club to encourage and assist women to develop their full academic potential. Valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, it is open to women enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are entering or returning, having been away from full-time study for a period of five years or more. It will be awarded in Winter semester based on Fall semester's results whereby a minimum average of 75% will be required. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment, financial need may be considered.