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Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2014/2015)
4 Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Administered By the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards for Which Entrance Students May Qualify

Anthony Insurance Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Anthony Insurance in memory of Robert C. Anthony B founder of Anthony Insurance Inc. and the Insurance Corporation of Newfoundland. Mr. Anthony, an inductee of the Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hall of Fame, started his career as a teacher in rural Newfoundland and placed great emphasis on the value of education. The scholarship is intended to help a deserving, high-school graduate attend Memorial University of Newfoundland who would otherwise find it difficult due to financial considerations. The value of the scholarship is full-time tuition for one semester. Eligible candidates must have graduated from a Newfoundland and Labrador high school with a minimum of 75% in Level III courses and must intend to enroll at Memorial University of Newfoundland on a full-time basis. Additional scholarships may be awarded annually as endowment fund growth permits. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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, Rm. 4018, Smallwood Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, A1B 5S7. Completed applications must be returned to the FLC for appropriate verification.

The Mary L. (Mollie) and Peter T. Bailey Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, donated by the family of the late Mary L. (Mollie) and Peter T. Bailey, has a value of at least $500.00. It is open to students entering first-year studies who are required to move away from home to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. In making the award, scholarship standing and need will be considered.

Leah Bailey Powers Memorial Scholarship

This entrance scholarship was created in loving memory of Leah Bailey Powers who passed away in 2009 at the age of nineteen. Leah excelled academically and was an energetic and spirited student leader. As Student Council President of Holy Heart of Mary Regional High, she inspired and motivated her peers to become active in their school community. Leah’s leadership activities continued in her first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland where she became a passionate and dedicated volunteer to promote social justice with Engineers Without Borders. This scholarship will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded annually. This scholarship will be given to a student graduating from Holy Heart of Mary Regional High in St. John’s who is entering his/her first year of studies in any discipline at Memorial University of Newfoundland. This scholarship may be held in addition to other scholarships and will be awarded only to applicants who embody the same spirited and enthusiastic leadership qualities that Leah demonstrated in motivating and inspiring inclusiveness in student and community activities and organizations, as nominated by Holy Heart of Mary Regional High. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of Holy Heart of Mary Regional High.

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.

Baker Family Foundation Entrance Scholarship

This entrance scholarship was established by a generous donation from Mr. John Allan Baker, Mr. Paul Cyril Roy Baker, Mr. David Stephen Baker and Ms. Heather Alice Baker of Desire2Learn to honor their parents, Mr. Stephen James Baker and Mrs. Patricia Alice Jane Baker (Sheppard), both graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and his grandfather, Mr. Cyril Lester Sheppard, who graduated from Memorial University College. Valued at a portion of the income of the investment, the scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Pearson Academy, Wesleyville, Newfoundland who is entering their first year studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If there is no eligible student from Pearson Academy, preference will be given to a student from (a) Elwood Regional High School, Deer Lake, Newfoundland (b) Exploits Valley High, Grand-Falls Windsor, Newfoundland, respectively. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a Scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Warren and Catherine Ball Memorial Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2005 by a generous donation from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Ball. The endowment will provide scholarships at the value of $7,500.00 per annum for up to four years of study to students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland for the first time. The number of the annual scholarships will be based on a portion of the annual income, as per the Awards Program Spending Policy. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing.

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 Injured Association. In special circumstances, the award may be held for more than one year. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with NBIA as needed.

Bank of Montreal Scholarship

These scholarships are the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Bank of Montreal. Interest on the fund will provide several scholarships to full-time students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland in any field of study who have scholarship standing and demonstrated financial need. These scholarships will be valued at two semesters tuition for five courses. They are renewable for up to four years provided the candidate(s) maintains first class and scholarship standing.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

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 which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Edward Patrick Browne Memorial Scholarships

In his will, Edward Browne, a distinguished and beloved member of the University community, and a life-long supporter of the growth and development of the sport of basketball at provincial and national levels, left a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland for the awarding of scholarships to students. These scholarships are awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the advice of the Dean of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

The Jo Anne Butler Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship has been made available to the Memorial University Of Newfoundland, through the generosity of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited in honour of Jo Anne Butler. This scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student entering the first year of an academic program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be valued at $5,000.00 per year. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, graduating from a Canadian secondary school or CEGEP, who demonstrate financial need and have achieved a minimum final admission average of 80%. Outstanding achievements or commitments in community and/or other extra curricular activities may also be considered. The scholarship is renewable for up to four additional years if scholarship standing is maintained. Renewal will also be dependant on continuation of full-time enrolment in the undergraduate program in which the recipient began and he/she must not already have received a degree. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Calgary Affinity Dinner Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Calgary Affinity Dinner Committee from proceeds of the annual Calgary Affinity Dinner. One or more scholarships, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, will be awarded annually to students who meet the minimum academic requirements for an entrance scholarship as defined by the University. The scholarship will be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Greg Campbell Memorial Entrance Scholarship

These scholarships are the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson to commemorate the memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide two scholarships to full time undergraduate students entering first year of any faculty or school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

The William Campbell Memorial Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a student entering any first year program offered at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must be a graduate of Menihek High School. If the selected candidate pursues the College Transfer Program at the Labrador West Campus of the College of the North Atlantic, the scholarship may be deferred for one year on the condition that the student enters Memorial University of Newfoundland the following year. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on scholarship standing as defined by the University.

The William J. and Florence Carew Labrador Student Scholarship/Bursary

A Scholarship/Bursary, established in 1975 by Miss Helen F. Carew, was renamed in 1990 in memory of her parents William J. and Florence Carew and is valued at $600.00 annually. The award shall be made to a student from Labrador entering Memorial University of Newfoundland. In making the award, need as well as academic standing, will be considered.

The Daniel Cleary Entrance Scholarship

Daniel Cleary is a native of Harbour Grace, NL and a NHL hockey player who played with the Detroit Red Wings when they won the Stanley Cup in 2008. Mr. Cleary is the first resident of the province to have played on a Stanley Cup winning team. The Daniel Cleary Entrance Scholarship is established as the result of funds raised from an event, and sale of merchandise, celebrating Mr. Cleary and the Red Wings’ victory. The scholarship will be awarded annually to an entering full-time undergraduate male or female student in any program of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible, candidates must demonstrate scholarship standing and have participated in the highest level of minor hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador in their graduating year. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The scholarship is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment or $1000, whichever is greater, and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. Based on scholarship standing it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Courage Entrance Bursary

This bursary was established in honour of John and Mary Courage. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to the undergraduate entrance student who has demonstrated financial need. The recipient must be from the Fortune Bay - Hermitage area and can be enrolled in any field of study. However, if there is no student from that area of Newfoundland, then it will go to a student from rural Newfoundland and Labrador, which includes: Avalon East and West, Carbonear, Clarenville (North and South), Springdale, Deer Lake, Stephenville, Channel/Port-aux-Basques, Northern Peninsula and Labrador (with the exception of Goose Bay, Labrador City, and Churchill Falls - Wabush). The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an entrance bursary as outlined by the University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Dr. Clarence B. Crummey Memorial Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of the late Dr. Clarence Crummey, Jubilee Scholar of the first graduating class of Memorial University College 1927. It is valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually and will be awarded to an entering student to Memorial University of Newfoundland from the Bonavista Bay area. It will be awarded based on scholarship standing.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Charlotte Penwell Dolimount Memorial 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 graduates of high schools in Grand Bank and Fortune. Where possible preference will be given to students planning to do a Bachelor of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Duley Award for Labrador Aboriginal Students

This award was established by Dr. Margot I. Duley in memory of her parents. Cyril C. Duley, MBE, was a Captain of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during World War I, a President of Rotary, and Director of Tourist Development, pre-Confederation. He encouraged geological exploration in Labrador, and Duley Lake, near Labrador City, is named after him. Florence Duley’s charitable involvements included child welfare and education. Margot Duley was born in St. John’s and received a B.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland, an M.A. from Duke University, and a Ph.D. in history from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is the author of “The Cross-Cultural Study of Women” (1986). The terms of the Duley Award reflect her sympathy for indigenous peoples and their struggles to retain their traditions and communities shaped to new circumstances. Valued at $500 annually, the award will be granted to undergraduate students in any year of study who are Innu, Inuit or Southern Inuit and meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Eligible students must give evidence of leadership ability, and demonstrate a commitment to furthering Aboriginal communities, evidenced in such ways as previous community involvement, relevant field of study, and/or relevant extracurricular activities. In cases where there are equally deserving candidates, special consideration will be given to academic achievement. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Selection Committee. A special application is required and may be obtained from www.mun.ca/scholarships. Completed application forms shall provide documentation that the applicant is Innu, Inuit or Southern Inuit, and include a two to three page essay outlining how the applicant has met the criteria.

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 which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship has been made available to Memorial University of Newfoundland through the generosity of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Valued at $5000 annually, this renewable scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student entering the first year of any academic program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, graduating from a Canadian secondary school or CEGEP, who demonstrate financial need and who have met the minimum academic standing for a scholarship. They must not have previously received a scholarship from Fairfax Financial Holdings. Outstanding achievements or commitments in community and/or other extracurricular activities may also be considered. The scholarship is renewable for up to four additional years if scholarship standing is maintained and the student continues full-time enrolment in the undergraduate program in which they began. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Financial and Administrative Services Entrance Scholarship

This entrance scholarship was established by the Department of Financial and Administrative Services from the proceeds of an ongoing campus-wide recycling initiative for printer cartridges collected within the Memorial University of Newfoundland community. Valued at $500 the scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student entering the first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s campus. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Flight 491 Legacy Fund Bursary

The Flight 491 Legacy Fund Bursary is established to honour the memory of the victims of the crash of helicopter Flight 491 on March 12, 2009. The bursary, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, is open to full-time undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who are entering their first year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is subsequently renewable for up to three additional years of consecutive full-time study providing the recipient continues to maintain clear academic standing. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Flight 491 Legacy Fund Scholarship

The Flight 491 Legacy Fund Scholarship is established to honour the memory of the victims of the crash of helicopter Flight 491 on March 12, 2009. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and is open to full-time undergraduate students entering their first year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is renewable for up to three additional years of consecutive full-time study providing the recipient continues to maintain scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Daniel Fraad Jr. Memorial Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Jack and Susan Rudin in memory of Mr. Fraad who ran Allied Aviation at Gander International Airport for many years before his death. Valued at a minimum of $3,000, it will be awarded annually to an entrance student(s) on the basis of scholarship standing.

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.

The Clarice Diamond Fry Memorial 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 graduates of high schools in Glovertown and Eastport. However, preference will be given to students who are residents of Glovertown. Where possible preference will be given to students planning to do a Bachelor of Education degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The Fry Family Foundation Junior Leadership Award

This award is the result of the generosity of the Fry Family Foundation. Valued at $1,200.00, it is awarded annually to Grade Nine students from Newfoundland and Labrador schools. Award recipients will receive $200.00 immediately (i.e. at the end of grade nine) and the remaining $1,000.00 upon entry to Memorial University of Newfoundland at the end of Level III. The award will also provide the student with opportunities for involvement in leadership development and community services activities. Schools with grade nine graduating classes of forty-five (45) or more student are eligible to nominate candidates. This award will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the school Guidance Councilor or Principal.

Fry Family Foundation St. John Bosco Scholarship

One or more scholarships valued up to $5,000.00 annually, will be awarded to Level III students from Shea Heights or Blackhead, NL. In awarding the scholarship academic standing will be considered. The scholarship will be awarded to students who plan to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland in the fall semester immediately following their completion of high school. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Fry Family Foundation St. John’s Community Centres Exceptional Achievement Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Fry Family Foundation, a U.S.-based organization, founded and funded by Darryl and Marlene (nee Sellars) Fry, who were born and educated in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Valued at $5,000, one or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a student graduating from Grade 12, who is living in the area served by one of the five St. John’s Community Centres (Buckmaster’s Circle, MacMorran, Froude Avenue, Rabbittown and Virginia Park), and will be based on scholarship standing, specifically that applicants have maintained an overall average of 90% or more at mid-term. The applicant must plan to enroll in first year studies at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Memorial University of Newfoundland generally, or the College of the North Atlantic. Applications will be accepted by the executive directors of the respective St. John’s Community Centres and the recipients chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of representatives from Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Marine Institute, the College of the North Atlantic, the Fry Family Foundation and the five executive directors of the St. John’s Community Centres. The number of scholarships awarded annually at Memorial University of Newfoundland will depend on the application pool. The scholarships to students who choose to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland (excluding the Marine Institute) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Selection Committee. Scholarships to students who choose to attend the Marine Institute will be awarded by the Marine Institute Scholarship Committee.

The Fry Family Foundation St. John’s Community Centres Memorial University Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Fry Family Foundation, a U.S.-based organization, founded and funded by Darryl and Marlene (nee Sellars) Fry, who were born and educated in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Valued at $5,000, one or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a single parent, or a student graduating from Grade 12, who is living in the area served by one of the five St. John’s Community Centres, and will be base on scholarship standing, volunteerism and participation in school and community activities. Applications will be accepted by the executive directors of the respective St. John’s Community Centres and the recipients chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of representatives from Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Marine Institute, the College of the North Atlantic, the Fry Family Foundation and the five executive directors of the St. John’s Community Centres. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

The Fry Family Foundation St. John’s Community Centres Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Fry Family Foundation, a U.S.-based organization, founded and funded by Darryl and Marlene (nee Sellars) Fry, who were born and educated in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Valued at $2,500, the scholarships will be awarded annually, one to each of the five St. John’s Community Centres (Froude Avenue, Buckmaster’s Circle, MacMorran, Rabbittown and Virginia Park). Eligible candidates will be single parents, or students graduating from Grade 12, who live in the area served by the respective Community Centre. Selection will be based on scholarship standing, volunteerism, and participation in school and community activities. The applicant must plan to enroll in first year studies at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Memorial University of Newfoundland generally, or the College of the North Atlantic. Applications will be accepted by the executive directors of the five Community Centres and the recipient(s) chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of representatives from Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Marine Institute, the College of the North Atlantic, the Fry Family Foundation and the five executive directors of the St. John’s Community Centres. The number of scholarships awarded annually at Memorial University of Newfoundland will depend on the application pool. The scholarships to students who choose to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland (excluding the Marine Institute) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Selection Committee. Scholarships to students who choose to attend the Marine Institute will be awarded by the Marine Institute Scholarship Committee.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing.

Raymond Gushue Memorial Bursary

This bursary was established in memory of Raymond Gushue, born in Whitbourne and the first Newfoundlander appointed to the Order of Canada. Dr. Gushue left a lasting legacy of his achievements as a Past President of Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1952 to 1966. To be eligible for this bursary a student must be graduating from Crescent Collegiate in South Dildo and be entering the first year of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Selection is based on demonstrated financial need as well as academic merit. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the bursary is renewable for one additional year, provided the recipient meets the minimum academic requirement for a bursary. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The William J. and Sheila Gushue Scholarship

This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to honour Dr. William (“Bill”) Gushue, a professor in the Faculty of Education, Head of the Department of Educational Foundations from 1971 to 1975, Associate Dean of Education from 1975 to 1977, and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies from 1977 to 1979, and his wife, Sheila, the first Information Officer with the Faculty of Medicine. Valued at $2500 annually, it is open to any undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s campus, who has scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. 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.

The Frank & Margaret Hamilton Gander Collegiate Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is funded annually through the Frank and Margaret Hamilton Memorial Fund at the Canadian Medical Foundation in support of high school graduates from Gander Collegiate. It will be awarded at $1,750 annually to a student entering their first year of undergraduate study at Memorial University of Newfoundland and is open to any discipline. The student must be in scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Dr. Leslie Harris Memorial University Alumni Association Scholarships

Memorial University of Newfoundland and its Alumni Association have established these scholarships to honour former University President, Dr. Leslie Harris, and to recognize excellence. Several scholarships, valued at a minimum of $16,000.00 ($4,000.00 annually for up to 4 years) will be awarded annually and may be renewed if first class and scholarship standing are maintained. These scholarships are tenable in all undergraduate programs at the University and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. The deadline date for applying is the last Friday in July. 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. Further information and application forms are available in writing from A. Harvey & Company Limited, 87 Water Street, P.O. Box 5128, St. John's, NL, A1C 5V6

The Judge Higgins Memorial Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of the late Judge William Higgins and is valued at a portion of the annual interest on the endowment. It will be open to all students entering first-year studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In making the award, scholarship standing and financial need will be considered. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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 Richard Steadman Hynes Memorial Award

This award was established through the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. John and Susan Hynes. Valued at $3,000, it will be awarded to a full-time student who has been in foster care at some point throughout their life, but has not received financial support from Child, Youth and Family Services beyond their secondary education. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference will be given to students entering their first year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, but all undergraduate students are eligible. The award may be held for more than one year. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of an application.

The Imperial Tobacco Canada Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by a donation in 1998 to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Imperial Tobacco Canada in support of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. The scholarship is valued at a minimum of $2,000.00 annually. It will be awarded to an entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing.

The P.F. Kearney Memorial Scholarship

A minimum of two scholarships will be provided annually from the interest on a bequest to the University in memory of Mr. P.F. Kearney. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending Memorial University of Newfoundland from schools within geographic boundaries of the Exploits Valley Integrated and Exploits White Bay Roman Catholic School Boards. Preference will be given to entering students but in the event that no entering students are eligible in a given year they may be awarded to undergraduates in any year or field of study on the basis of scholarship standing.

Key Tag Awards

Up to three awards, valued at $500, are donated by the Newfoundland Branch of the War Amputees of Canada, and are to be known as the Key Tag Awards. They will be granted 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, other physically disabled students may be considered. In special circumstances, the awards may be held for more than one year. Financial need, initiative and scholastic achievement may be taken into consideration. Students must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. They will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of an application which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Killam American Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship fund is the result of gifts to Memorial University of Newfoundland in memory of Isaac Walton Killam of Nova Scotia made by the charitable trusts of his sisters in Massachusetts. The fund will provide one or more entrance scholarships to undergraduate students from the United States wishing to study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Eligible candidates will be citizens of the United States who meet current admission requirements to Memorial University of Newfoundland and demonstrate scholarship standing comparable to that prescribed for Newfoundland and Labrador and Canadian applicants. Recipients will normally be required to have fewer than 31 credit hours of transfer credits and to register at Memorial University of Newfoundland as full-time undergraduate students for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours) in each of two semesters in their first academic year at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship(s) will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Director of Student Recruitment.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

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 University of Newfoundland who has scholarship standing. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Labrador Fishermen's Union Shrimp Company Memorial Scholarship

These scholarships, two valued at $2,500.00 each annually, were created in honour of the six crew members who died in the 1990 airplane crash in Greenland. They will be awarded to entrance students from Coastal Labrador on the basis of scholarship standing. The first scholarship will be to a student from the Red Bay to Lance au Clair area and the second one to a student from the Lodge Bay to Cartwright area.

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 William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship shall be awarded to an entrance student attending Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook. Two scholarships valued at a portion of the income on the endowment will be awarded annually. The recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and consideration may be given to financial need. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Selection Committee at the Grenfell Campus.

The Dr. Edith M. Manuel and Ms. Olga Anderson CFUW St. John's Entrance Bursary

Two entrance bursaries, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, have been provided by the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) St. John’s, to female students in their first year of full-time studies. The recipients must have demonstrated financial need and must meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by the University. The selection of recipients is not restricted to any particular Faculty or School. The first of these bursaries is named in memory of Dr. Edith M. Manuel, a well-known Newfoundland educator and charter member of CFUW St John's who died in 1984. The second is named in memory of Ms. Olga Anderson, a long-time member of CFUW St. John's who died in 2012. Further information regarding the CFUW is available at www.cfuw.org. The bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Thelma Marsh Scholarship

This scholarship is a result of an ongoing gift to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Mrs. Thelma Marsh of St. John's. The scholarship is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and is to be awarded annually to an entrance student from Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

The Memorial University of Newfoundland 50th Anniversary Scholarships

These scholarships are a result of donations made to the Memorial University of Newfoundland Opportunity Fund Campaign. Established in 1999, they are awarded annually to students entering the University in Fall semester who have received a provincial government scholarship. The University will offer a scholarship of matching value to students who receive The Junior Jubilee, The Constable W. C. Moss, The Centenary of Responsible Government and the Provincial Electoral District Scholarships.

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a donation from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship is valued at $5,000.00 per year and is renewable to a maximum of an additional four years provided first class and scholarship standing are maintained. The scholarship is tenable in all undergraduate programs at this University.

Memorial University of Newfoundland CAUBO Conference 2010 Bursary

This bursary has been established by the Memorial University of Newfoundland planning committee members for the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) annual conference hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland in June 2010. The Committee members volunteered a considerable amount of their time and talent over the twelve months leading up to the conference to ensure the success of this event. Memorial University of Newfoundland’s share of the surplus generated by the conference has enabled the Committee to endow this entrance bursary. The bursary will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded annually. The recipient will be an entrance student enrolled in any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who is a dependent of a current, retired or deceased staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need and must meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by the University. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Memorial University of Newfoundland CAUBO Conference 2010 Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Memorial University of Newfoundland planning committee members for the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) annual conference hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland in June 2010. The Committee members volunteered a considerable amount of their time and talent over the twelve months leading up to the conference to ensure the success of this event. Memorial University of Newfoundland’s share of the surplus generated by the conference has enabled the Committee to endow this entrance scholarship. The scholarship will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded annually. The recipient will be an entrance student enrolled in any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who is a dependent of a current, retired or deceased staff member of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The scholarship 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 (MUNFA) 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 Memorial University of Newfoundland International Entrance Scholarship

These scholarships have been established by Memorial University of Newfoundland as part of an agreement by the Board of Regents, in May 2003, that a portion of the tuition fees for international undergraduate students would be set aside for International Scholarships. The values will vary but will not exceed $4,400.00 each annually. To be considered for these scholarships, a student must be eligible to pay the full international undergraduate fee, must register for at least 9 credit hours in each of two semesters in their first academic year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, should normally have fewer than 31 credit hours of transfer credits and meet scholarship standing (comparable to that prescribed for Newfoundland and Labrador and Canadian applicants). These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Director, Office of Student Recruitment.

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Pensioners Association (MUNPA) Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship was established through generous donations from members of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Pensioners Association (MUNPA). Valued at apportion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually on the basis of scholarship standing to students entering their first year at either the University’s St. John’s, Corner Brook, or Marine Institute campus. In the case of ties between candidates, financial need may be used as a determining factor. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

The G.H. Morgan and Son Scholarship

This scholarship is the interest on a sum donated by a member of the Morgan Printing Co., Ltd., in memory of the founders of the firm, the late G.H. Morgan, Esq., and his son, the late Albert MacGregor Morgan, Esq. At the request of the donor, it is awarded annually based on the University final admission average. It will be awarded with first preference to a student from Coley's Point. If no eligible student from Coley's Point can be identified, preference will be given to students from (a) Bay Roberts, (b) the entire 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 Memorial University of Newfoundland for the first time.

The Julia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund

This fund has been established by relatives and friends of the late Julia E. Morgan, school teacher and University Extension Services field worker. 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 Memorial University of Newfoundland for the first time.

The M.O. Morgan Entrance Scholarships

These scholarships, tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and valued at a minimum of $2,000.00 each, are open to entrance students. They have been funded in part by a donation received from the Albatross Hotel of Gander and the Mount Peyton Hotel of Grand Falls. They will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

Harvey and Doris Murcell Scholarship

This scholarship has 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 Scholarship

The Augustine Nash Memorial Scholarship 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 scholarship, 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. The recipient must meet the academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. Where possible, preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. In the event that a qualified student from Fatima Academy is not available in a given year, the scholarship 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.

Newfoundland Ranger Force (1935-50) Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the Newfoundland Ranger Force (1935-49) Association. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment the Scholarship will be awarded to students entering first year of studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. All candidates must be residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for approximately 12 months prior to enrolment at Memorial University of Newfoundland). The Scholarship shall be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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.

The Dr. Hugh O'Neill Entrance Scholarship

These scholarships are the result of a generous donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by The O'Neill Foundation. Four scholarships valued at $1,000.00 each will be awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students entering first year of any faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

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 Selby Parsons Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, awarded annually in memory of the late Mr. Selby Parsons, an early graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is under the sponsorship of the family and friends of the late Mr. Parsons. It is open to outport students in their first year. Academic standing as well as financial need will be taken into consideration in making the award. The value of the award will be based on the income accruing from the fund during the period of tenure of the scholarship.

The John Lewis Paton Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment left to the University from the estate of the late Dr. John Lewis Paton. Valued at a minimum of $2,500.00 annually, the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The Howard and Amelia Patten Memorial Bursary

The Howard and Amelia Patten Memorial Bursary has been established by a gift from Dr. Eugene Nurse in memory of Howard Patten, a pharmacist in Grand Bank, and his wife Amelia, whose encouragement and financial support enabled Dr. Nurse to attend Medical School. It will be given annually to an entrance student at Memorial University of Newfoundland who is a graduate of John Burke High School in Grand Bank, who is in financial need and who meets the minimum academic requirement for a bursary as defined by the University. In the event that a qualified student from John Burke High School in Grand Bank is not available in a given year, the bursary may be given, under the same terms, to a student graduating from a high school in the district that serves Grand Bank. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

Poole Family Scholarships

The Poole Family Scholarships are funded by a generous annual gift from the Poole Family Charitable Trust, established by Mr. Terry Poole who attended high school in Corner Brook and now resides in Calgary, Alberta. Valued at $5,000 per year, the scholarships will be awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students entering into their first year of study in any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland (at any campus). To be eligible, candidates must demonstrate financial need and scholarship standing. Preference will be given to candidates who graduated from a high school in western Newfoundland. Recipients may attend any of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s campuses. The scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years (four in the case of students enrolled in a program with a required fifth year of study, such as Engineering) as long as candidates maintain scholarship standing, and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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 Inuit 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.

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 Tracy Ronayne Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Department of Computing and Communications (C&C) at Memorial University of Newfoundland to honor the life and contribution of a former employee, Tracy Ronayne. 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 student employed by C&C during the Fall semester of the academic year for which the scholarship will be awarded. 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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Rotary Club of St. John's Entrance Scholarships

These scholarships, valued at a minimum of $1000.00 each, were established by the Rotary Club of St. John's, Newfoundland, to assist qualified students entering first year of studies at the University. Scholarship standing, as well as financial need, are to be considered in making the awards. The number of awards to be made is contingent on the annual interest on the capital investment.

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 1 Memorial Bursaries

Two awards, the first known as the W.R. Dawe Memorial Bursary and the second known as the Walter E. Williams Memorial Bursary, are sponsored by the St. John's Branch No. 1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. These are valued at $750.00 each and are tenable only at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The awards recognize the contributions of Mr. Dawe and Mr. Williams to the province of Newfoundland and to the Royal Canadian Legion, St. John's Branch No. 1. They are open to Branch No. 1 members' children and grandchildren upon entrance to first year studies at the University. A special application, available from the Branch office or the University's Awards Office, must be completed and returned by August 31 of each year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic standing and need.

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.

Andrew Ryan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a generous donation from the St. John’s Minor Hockey Association to honour the memory of minor hockey player Andrew Ryan. Valued at $1,500.00 per year, it will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student entering his or her first year of any academic program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible, candidates must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship and have participated in minor hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Saval Scholarship Fund in Memory of the Honourable Walter Stanley Monroe

Funded by the interest accruing on a donation from the Estate of Maurice H. Saval, at least two scholarships, valued at $1,000.00 each, will be awarded annually to students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland in full-time undergraduate studies. These scholarships are in memory of the Honourable Walter Stanley Monroe. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

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.

The September 11, 2001 International Scholarship

As a result of the tragic events in New York, USA on September 11, 2001, nearly 13,000 air travellers were diverted to airports in Newfoundland to ensure their safety. In St. John's, 475 of them were housed on Memorial University of Newfoundland's St. John's campus for several days. Some of the passengers have shown their gratitude to Memorial University of Newfoundland by making donations to establish a fund which will assist students from other countries to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. This fund will be a perpetual memorial to those who died in the tragic events of that day, while also providing both international students and our community with the opportunity for enrichment through exposure to new cultures and ways of life. To be considered for these scholarships, a student must be eligible to pay the full international undergraduate fee, must register for at least four courses in each of two semesters in their first academic year at Memorial University of Newfoundland, should normally have fewer than 31 credit hours of transfer credits and meet scholarship standing (comparable to that prescribed for Newfoundland and Labrador and Canadian applicants). These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Director, Office of Student Recruitment.

Shulich Leader Scholarship

Schulich Leader Scholarships are undergraduate entrance scholarships for students enrolling in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) areas of study at a minimum of one of the 20 participating universities. All Canadian high schools, secondary schools and CEGEPs (in Quebec) may submit one Schulich Leader Nominee each. Schulich Leader Nominees are selected by their schools based on two of three criteria: outstanding community/business leadership, academic excellence and financial need. Once a Schulich Leader Nominee is selected, he/she can apply his/her nomination to the participating universities in Canada where they intend to submit formal applications for undergraduate study. All participating universities are responsible for making the final selection of their Schulich Leaders for their respective institution. In 2012, a maximum of 40 Canadian Schulich Leaders will be selected; in 2013 and thereafter there will be 60 Canadian Schulich Leaders. Each entrance scholarship is valued at $60,000 CAD and will be indexed to inflation. The scholarship is distributed during each Schulich Leader’s term of undergraduate study. The granting of scholarships will start with the academic year commencing in Fall 2012.

The Dr. Evan Simpson Aboriginal Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship

The University will award up to four entrance scholarships valued at $1,000 each to Aboriginal residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Eligible students must be in scholarship standing, have not received another University-administered entrance scholarship of equal or greater value, be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland and provide confirmation of their Aboriginal status. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

The Wesley and Daisy Snelgrove Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship fund is established through a generous gift from members of the family of Wesley and Daisy Snelgrove and will provide two scholarships annually, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment. To be eligible, students must be Level III graduates from Baccalieu Collegiate in Old Perlican and must be entering full-time studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland (including the Fisheries and Marine Institute), pursuing an undergraduate degree and have scholarship standing. One scholarship, valued at 60% of the spendable earnings, will be awarded to the eligible student with the highest academic average. The second scholarship, valued at 40% of the spendable earnings, will be awarded to the eligible student with the second highest average. Both of the scholarships should be awarded even if the students have received another entrance scholarship from the University. In the event that there are no entering students from Baccalieu Collegiate in a given year, successful recipients from previous years who are currently enrolled at Memorial University of Newfoundland will be considered based on scholarship standing. In the event that no such students are entering or attending this University, the scholarships will be awarded to students from the Federal Electoral District in which Grates Cove is located. In the latter case, if possible, the first scholarship will be awarded to the student who is entering the School of Nursing with the highest academic average and the second to a student entering into their first year in the Faculty of Education with the highest academic average. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Marie Sullivan (1917-2003) Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at up to $5,000.00, has been established by Mrs. Sullivan's eleven children. All attended Memorial University of Newfoundland after completing high school in Baie Verte. The scholarship is in recognition of and appreciation for their mother's unwavering commitment to her family and her encouragement to pursue a higher education. It will be awarded to an entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

The Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 annually, is available to a first year student who will attend Memorial University of Newfoundland and be a member of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Seahawks Varsity Swim Team. The scholarship recipient will have been a competitive swimmer in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador for a minimum of three years and be a swimmer in good standing with Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing, however, in deciding on candidates of equal academic standing, financial need may be used as a determining factor. Applications may be obtained in writing to the Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador office, RPO MacDonald Drive, Box 21248, St. John's, NL, A1A 5B2, or telephone to (709) 576-7946, or by fax to (709) 576-7493.

The TD Bank Financial Group Bursary

The TD Bank Financial Group has established this bursary as part of their commitment to helping students succeed in their post-secondary studies. The bursary is available to part-time or full-time students at Memorial University of Newfoundland who demonstrate financial need. Recipients may be residents of any province or territory in Canada. Valued at the interest on the endowment, the bursary will be awarded to entrance students in any field of study.

Arthur W. Toms Scholarship

This Scholarship was established by the family of the late Arthur W. Toms who was a farmer, fisherman, Co-op Field Officer, Rural Development Officer, Mayor, and Justice of the Peace, and who played a significant and leading role in the development of La Scie and other communities along the northeast coast of Newfoundland. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, this scholarship will be awarded based on scholarship standing to a student entering Memorial University of Newfoundland as a full-time student. The scholarship will be open to students from Cape John Collegiate, La Scie, NL. If no suitable candidate is available from Cape John Collegiate preference will be given to students from the Baie Verte Peninsula. If no suitable candidate is available from the Baie Verte Peninsula preference will be given to students from Newfoundland and Labrador. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. 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.

The George Weston Entrance Bursary

This bursary, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00, will be awarded annually to a Memorial University of Newfoundland entrance student on the basis of scholarship standing and need. It will be renewable for up to four years (initial + 3) providing first class and scholarship standing is maintained and the recipient continues his/her studies in a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. This bursary will be awarded to a student who was born in one of the Atlantic Provinces.

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.

An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. This scholarship is based on scholarship standing.

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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of financial need and scholarship standing.

The Marjorie Wyght-Barre Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, named in memory of Mrs. Marjorie Wyght-Barre (1907-1965) of Montreal, is the result of an endowment created by her husband, Major P.H. Barre. This scholarship, valued at the annual accrued interest on the initial endowment, is to be awarded annually to a Memorial University of Newfoundland entrance student from Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing and financial need.

The James W. Youden Bursary

This bursary, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is a result of a generous donation by James W. Youden from Chamberlains, NL. Though not a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Mr. Youden’s children are all alumni, and Mr. Youden holds a firm belief in the value and power of a university education to transform lives. The bursary recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student in his or her first year of study, with demonstrated financial need and in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students entering either the Faculty of Arts or Education. The recipient must reside in an area of Newfoundland and Labrador outside of metropolitan St. John’s and Corner Brook. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.