Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2017/2018)
5.11 School of Pharmacy

The following are available to students in the School of Pharmacy based on a recommendation from the Dean.

Alcohol and Drug Dependency Commission Commemorative Awards

These awards have been established to commemorate the Alcohol and Drug Dependency Commission (1982-1992). In an effort to promote the pursuit of addictions studies in various disciplines, it is hoped that recipients will pursue careers in addiction-related fields. Up to three awards, valued at $750.00 each, are available annually and open to students who have completed a major or published paper at the undergraduate or graduate level or are completing an Honours Dissertation on addictions issues. It will be awarded on a rotating basis to students in Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, and Social Work with a Faculty or School receiving only one award in any given scholarship year. These awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean/Director/Head of the respective Faculty or School.

Alpha Group Memorial Award in Community Pharmacy

The Alpha Group is a dedicated group of independent pharmacy owners who provide the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador with essential health care services and represent a vital part of the health care delivery system. The Award is given in memory of the members of the Alpha Group who have made a significant difference in the lives of their patients and who have now passed on. The Award will be presented to a student in the 3rd or 4th year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program who has demonstrated excellence in community pharmacy practice during the completion of their structured practice experience placement. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated excellence within an independent pharmacy practice setting. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The Award will be presented by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

James and Betty Batt Family Award in Pharmacy

The James and Betty Batt Family Award in Pharmacy was generously established by Mr. Michael Batt, School of Pharmacy, Class of 1991, in loving memory of his grandparents James and Betty Batt. The award is valued at a portion of the income from the endowment and will be presented annually to an undergraduate student in any year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The award is available to a student who is in financial need and who is actively engaged in community service, either within the School of Pharmacy or the external community and who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Kristine Cadigan Memorial Award

This award is valued at a portion of the income from the endowment and will be presented annually to any student in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The award recognizes a well-rounded and deserving student who is never afraid to help out when needed, dedicated to what he/she does, interested in a variety of different activities, involved in activities both inside and outside the School of Pharmacy, committed to the profession and shows significant academic accomplishment. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

CAPSI/Pfizer - Guy Genest Passion for Pharmacy Award

This award, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is the result of a generous lead donation by the student membership of the CAPSI organization (Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns). It is established in honour of Mr. Guy Genest, a passionate individual, who has demonstrated unwavering support of Canadian Pharmacy students and interdisciplinary healthcare practices. The award recipient will be a pharmacy student in any academic year, in clear academic standing (as defined by the University), who shows clear evidence of dedication to and passion for the profession of pharmacy. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

CAPSI Professional Development Week Travel Awards

These awards were established by a generous donation from the Memorial University of Newfoundland branch of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) in the 2015-2016 year. Professional Development Week (PDW) is an annual conference hosted by a different Canadian pharmacy school each year. The conference brings pharmacy students together from across the country to network, apply their practical skills, and expand their knowledge on various health care topics. Attending PDW is a memorable experience for students to learn outside of the classroom, establish professional relationships with other future pharmacists, and become enriched by the culture of the host city. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, up to ten awards will be available annually by application and are open to students who have attended and participated in the CAPSI Professional Development Week Conference. The recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. These awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

CSHP NL Branch Clerkship Excellence Award

This award was established by the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) Newfoundland and Labrador Branch. One award, valued at $150, will be granted annually to a student completing the final year of the undergraduate pharmacy program who demonstrates clinical excellence during a hospital pharmacy practice experience and is a current student supporter of the CSHP NL Branch. Preference will be given to a student who has been a long standing CSHP student supporter and who expresses an interest in pursuing a career in hospital pharmacy practice. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for the award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Terence Conway and Clyde Mitchelmore Award for Patient Care

This award was established by Dr. Amy Clarke and Dr. Terri Genge, alumni and faculty members of the School of Pharmacy. It honours the memory of Dr. Clarke’s father, Mr. Terence Conway and Dr. Genge’s father, Mr. Clyde Mitchelmore. Valued at $500 annually, it will be awarded to a student who has achieved the highest mark in a minor ailments focused patient care course in the undergraduate pharmacy program. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

J. Joseph Dicks Memorial Bursary in Pharmacy

This bursary, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is the result of a generous donation by the family in memory of Mr. J. Joseph Dicks, a prominent pharmacist who achieved great success in his profession and community. The bursary will be awarded to a full-time Pharmacy student in any year of the program who demonstrates financial need and has a minimum GPA of 2 out of a possible 4. The recipient will also exemplify similar character as Mr. Dicks, who overcame personal challenge to achieve success. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Wesley and Jeanne Drodge Award in Public Health Policy

This award was established by a generous donation from Wesley and Jeanne Drodge. Mr. Drodge was an employee of Memorial University of Newfoundland as a Science Technician in the Physics Department, as Project Coordinator for the construction of the Health Sciences Centre and Faculty of Medicine and more recently was the Project Director for the Faculty of Medicine expansion project (Medical Education Centre and Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre), which opened in 2014. As a graduate of Memorial and a former Health Care CEO, his interests include supporting students who take a multi-disciplinary approach to public health policy. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, the award will be granted annually to a full-time student in the fourth or fifth year of the Pharmacy program who demonstrates the value of collaborative engagement with other Faculties or Schools at Memorial University in the advancement of public policy around health issues. This award will be used to help defray the cost of presenting at a professional conference that is appropriate to the public health policy topic. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Drug Store Pharmacy (Dominion) Bursaries

The Pharmacy division of Dominion Canada has established two bursaries of $500.00 each. These bursaries are provided to two deserving students who have demonstrated significant financial need. These bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

G.R. Duncan Prize in Pharmacy

This award of $100.00 is to be given annually to a student in any year of the pharmacy program who displays school spirit, is involved in school-related extracurricular activities, and promotes the profession of pharmacy. The recipient shall be chosen by student ballot. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Edward D. Freeman Bursary

This bursary honours the memory of Edward D. Freeman, a prominent Harbour Grace pharmacist who was a founding member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association (now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board). Valued at a portion of the income from the endowment it shall be awarded to a deserving student of good academic standing in the School of Pharmacy on successful completion of Pharmacy Year III to enable the student to complete his/her studies with financial assistance. This bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Fresenius Kabi Award in Pharmacy

This award was established by a generous donation from Fresneius Kabi Canada. Valued at $500, it will be awarded annually to student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program at the School of Pharmacy who has demonstrated excellence during their Structured Practice Experience II Placement (Hospital Pharmacy). The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the Memorial University of Newfoundland. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

David Goudie Memorial Award in Pharmacy

David Goudie was a prominent pharmacist from the Deer Lake region who exemplified the characteristics of hard work, determination and humility. David was dedicated to his patients’ well-being and demonstrated this through his philanthropy of time, service and financial support. David was known for his love of mentoring new pharmacists and employees, and as a person who was highly regarded as a community leader in Port Aux Basques region. The award will be granted to a student who has graduated from a Newfoundland and Labrador Secondary School and who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program at the School of Pharmacy. The student will have demonstrated an interest in practicing in a rural location. The award, valued at $500 annually, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, of the School of Pharmacy.

Robert Heale Memorial Bursary

This bursary, valued at $250.00 annually, honours the memory of Robert Heale, an honorary life member of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association (now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board) who practiced for over 50 years as a community pharmacist; and trained many pharmacists before pharmacy training programs were in place in Newfoundland. It is awarded to a student in any year of the pharmacy program who demonstrates scholarship standing and financial need. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Linda R. Hensman Award

As a timeless advocate for the advancement of pharmacy education and practice, Dr. Hensman has been recognized as one of the top 100 most influential pharmacists in Newfoundland in the past century by the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board. The Award is made possible by a generous gift by Dr. Linda R. Hensman, the third Director and first Dean of the School of Pharmacy. The Award, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, will be granted to the pharmacy student who places first in the CAPSI sponsored patient interview competition. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Mary (Noel) Hobbs Memorial Award in Pharmacy

This award was established in memory of Mary Noel Hobbs, one of the first female pharmacists to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador. Mary studied Chemistry at Memorial College and became a certified Chemist and Druggist in 1942. Mary was a true believer in the importance of mentorship and learned her profession as an apprentice at the Grand Falls Drug Store. The award will be granted annually to a student in the Pharmacy program who has demonstrated excellence during their Pharmacy Practice Experience I placement. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

J. Keith Lawton Memorial Bursary

This bursary has been established by the Board of Directors and employees of Lawton Drug Stores with the support of the Sobeys Foundation, to honour the memory of J. Keith Lawton. The value of the award will represent the interest generated from the endowment each year. It will be awarded to a deserving student selected from all students enrolled in the Pharmacy program. This award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the School of Pharmacy.

L.J. Lawton Memorial Award

A plaque, donated by the Canadian Pharmacists Association in memory of Louis J. Lawton, a founder of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association (now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board), is presented each year as an Honour Award to a student entering the final year of the Pharmacy program. The recipient shall be chosen by the students and faculty by ballot in recognition of a commitment to the School of Pharmacy as well as a high degree of academic ability and showing of promise in making significant contributions to the profession of Pharmacy. In addition, this shall be accompanied by a miniature award and monetary award valued at the income from the endowment each year. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

McKesson Scholarship/Bursary

McKesson provides two awards valued at $250 each. These awards will be open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Memorial University Pharmacy Society Spirit Award

The Memorial University Pharmacy Spirit Awards have been generously provided by the Memorial University Pharmacy Society (MUPS) and are valued at $200. Two awards will be presented annually to the two students in any year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program who are ranked first and second in their accumulation of Memorial University of Pharmacy Society points and who meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Merck Canada Scholarship

These scholarships are made possible by the support of Merck Canada Inc. Valued at $1,000 each as well as a copy of the Merck Manual, they will be awarded annually to the top first and second year students in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

James J. O'Mara Awards

The James J. O’Mara Awards were created to honour the memory of James O’Mara, a prominent Newfoundland pharmacist who tirelessly worked as an advocate for a university based School of Pharmacy. He served as the President of the NPhA from 1970-72 and was Secretary/Registrar of what is now the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board from 1981-1990. An award will be given to one student in each year of the pharmacy program. The students will be selected based on top performance in the Pharmacy Skills courses for the year of study, as recommended by the course coordinators. Each award is valued at a portion of the income from the endowment. The awards are conferred by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Ottawa Pharmacy Alumni Award

The Ottawa Pharmacy Alumni Award has been generously provided by Ms. Hao Nguyen, Dr. Co Pham, and Dr. Roland Halil. The award will be presented annually to a student in their 3rd or final year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The award recognizes a student who demonstrates a strong commitment to extra-curricular activities within Memorial University of Newfoundland and the external community and meets the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Panta Pharmaceutical Passion for Compounding Award

The Panta Pharmaceutical Passion for Compounding Award has been generously provided by Panta Pharmaceutical. The award is valued at $250.00 and will be presented annually to a student in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The award recognizes excellence in pharmacy compounding. The successful candidate must have demonstrated a passion for the art of compounding, have been recommended by their clinical skills coordinator and meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Pfizer Award of Excellence

Pfizer Canada Inc. presents an annual award of a $200 cash prize. The Award is presented for excellence in Clinical Pharmacy by a graduating pharmacy student. The Award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Co Pham and Family Award

The award was created by Dr. Co Pham, a proud graduate of the School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2000. Dr. Pham passionately believes that the ideals of innovating and maintaining the independence of professional practice and the drive to be entrepreneurial are of paramount importance to pharmacy practice and were therefore a pivotal part in his desire to create this award. The award will be presented annually to a student in any year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program who exemplifies an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit in the pursuit of advancing the pharmacy profession, independent pharmacy practice of the School of Pharmacy. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Pharmasave Community Service Award

Pharmasave provides one award in the amount of $1250. This award is provided to a student entering the 2nd year of the pharmacy program who has made outstanding contributions to his or her community through volunteer service. Students must be in clear academic standing and be actively involved in volunteer work which has an impact on community life. Students will be eligible to win this award only once during his/her tenure at the School. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Pharmasave Pharmacy Innovation in Patient Care Award

Pharmasave provides two awards in the amount of $1250 each. These awards are provided to students in clear academic standing who are entering the 3rd or 4th year of the pharmacy program who show leadership in the development and implementation of a “non- dispensing” patient care program/service offered by a community pharmacy. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

John J. and John P. Rahal Memorial Bursary

This bursary was established by a generous donation from the Rahal Family. The Bursary honours the memory of the prominent pharmacists of John. J. Rahal and John P. Rahal. John J. Rahal was one of the thirty-one charter members of the Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Society in 1910. His son, John P. Rahal served as Registrar and Auditor of Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Society from 1943 to 1952. Both father and son were included on a listing of the hundred most notable pharmacists in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1910-2010. Valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, it will be endowed annually to a student entering the second year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program who has shown outstanding skills in communicating with patients and the potential for becoming an excellent pharmacist. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need as well as meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Jaclyn Rogerson Memorial Bursary in Pharmacy

The Jaclyn Rogerson Memorial Bursary in Pharmacy, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is established in loving memory of Jaclyn Rogerson, a well respected graduate from the School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2004. The bursary is a result of gifts to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Jaclyn’s family and friends to honour her commitment to the pharmacy profession and her community. As a gifted communicator and empathetic pharmacist, Jaclyn succeeded in providing caring support to her patients and community. The bursary will be awarded to a student entering their final year in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Based on financial need and a minimum GPA of 2 (out of a possible 4), preference will be given to a student who also demonstrates a combination of a strong ability to communicate and empathize with patients, school spirit or who actively engages in community service. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Donald F. Rowe Leadership Award in Pharmacy

This award was established by a generous donation from the friends and colleagues of Mr. Donald F. Rowe, in honour of his longstanding commitment to the profession of pharmacy. Through his leadership and service Donald Rowe helped to shape much of the landscape of the pharmacy profession in Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond. Mr. Rowe had a distinguished career as a pharmacist and served for over 18 years as Secretary-Registrar to the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board and was a steadfast champion of pharmacy education at the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Pharmacy. Valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, the award will be granted annually to a student in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program who demonstrates extraordinary leadership qualities through volunteer or academic initiatives that aim to advance the profession of pharmacy. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the Memorial University. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

School of Pharmacy Class of 2006 Entrance Award

This award was established by generous donations from the members of the School of Pharmacy Class of 2006. The Class of 2006 was the first class to be interviewed for admission and was also the initiators of the Atlantic Pharmacy Advancement Conference. Valued at $200, it will be awarded annually to the student entering the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program at Memorial University of Newfoundland's School of Pharmacy who receives the highest non-academic admission ranking. In the event there is more than one suitable candidate the award will be equally divided between the candidates. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

School of Pharmacy Class of 2011 Legacy Award

The School of Pharmacy Class of 2011 Legacy Award has been established by contributions from members of the Class of 2011. The Award is established to celebrate the bonds of friendship between members of the class. It also recognizes the class’ belief in the value of providing service to the School of Pharmacy and the profession. The Award will be presented annually to an undergraduate student who has completed the third year of the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The Award is available to a student who has demonstrated professionalism throughout their program, has served on at least one School of Pharmacy committee and has been engaged in service activities that advance the community or the profession. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The Award, valued at $200 annually, will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

School of Pharmacy Silver Anniversary Scholarship

The School of Pharmacy Silver Anniversary Scholarship was created to celebrate the accomplishments of the School of Pharmacy’s alumni, faculty, staff and students on the 25th anniversary of the School’s founding in 1986. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a maximum of two undergraduate students entering the Pharmacy program at the School of Pharmacy. It will be awarded to the highest ranked students based on academic achievement and admission requirements. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship. It is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Shoppers Drug Mart Associates Scholarships/Bursaries

Shoppers Drug Mart provides three scholarships/bursaries valued at $1000.00 each. These awards will be open to all students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Teva Canada Scholarship/Bursary

Teva Canada provides two awards in the amount of $500 to be granted annually to students achieving excellence in one of pharmaceutical manufacturing, biopharmaceutics, or medicinal chemistry. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.

Christina M. Tulk Scholarship in Pharmacy

Generously established by Dr. Christina M. Tulk, a proud graduate of the School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2002, this $1,000 scholarship will be presented annually to an undergraduate student in any year of the Pharmacy program. The scholarship is available to a student who has attempted to advance the profession and School of Pharmacy with grace and humility. In the instance where more than one suitable candidate exists, financial need may be used as a determining attribute. The student must also meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Undergraduate Award in Professional Studies

The Undergraduate Award in Professional Studies was established by Mr. Alan Rowe (B.Comm. ’78) through a generous donation to the Dare To Campaign. Eligible candidates must be Aboriginal students from Labrador or the Territories of Canada who are enrolled full-time in the entrance year of an undergraduate professional program. Two new recipients will be selected each year on a rotating basis, between the Faculties of Business Administration, Engineering and Applied Science, Medicine, Education and the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work. The award is valued at $2,500 per year and is renewable for up to three additional years (four years in total) if the recipient continues to be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate professional program and maintains clear academic standing as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. If a successful candidate entering a professional program is not identified in the discipline on rotation in a given year, an eligible student from one of the other disciplines may be selected. If no eligible student is identified from the entering year of any professional program, then the award may be given to a student beyond entrance level in a professional program. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need. The award is granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with the Aboriginal Resource Office as needed.

Ian Vaughan Legacy Award in Pharmacy

This award was established by the continuing support of the School of Pharmacy Class of 2012 to honour Ian Vaughan, a friend and classmate, who unexpectedly passed away in 2014. Valued at $200, it will be awarded annually to a student parent in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. In the event that there are no eligible student parents, the award may be given to a student who has overcome personal challenges to achieve success. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need as well as meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Pharmacy.