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Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2014/2015)
6 Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Administered By the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards for Which Undergraduate Students Attending the Grenfell Campus at Corner Brook May Qualify

Although students on the Corner Brook campus are eligible for other awards listed in this Calendar, the following awards are tenable specifically at Grenfell Campus:

The Fred Aldrich Science Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Corner Brook and Area Branch of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is awarded annually to a student at Grenfell Campus who is in the fourth semester of full-time study, who has accumulated at least 45 credit hours, and who is registered in a science program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship may be held at either Corner Brook or St. John's. Valued at $1,000.00, the award is made on the basis of outstanding academic performance. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus and the Head of Science at the Campus.

The John Ashton Folklore Award

This award has been established by the Social / Cultural Studies Program at Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland in honour of Dr. John Ashton, folklorist, professor, principal, and mentor. Valued at $150 per year, it will be awarded to a major / minor student in Social / Cultural Studies or one of the Cognate disciplines who has shown excellence in his / her folklore classes over the previous two years. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Chair of the Social / Cultural Program, Grenfell Campus.

The Dr. John Ashton Travel Award

This award was established by his wife Sheila and son Darby through generous contributions made in his memory by his family, friends and colleagues. John Ashton was the Principal of Grenfell from 2005 until his passing in 2008. He was a pivotal figure in the evolution of Grenfell and was also an internationally recognized, prize-winning scholar in his chosen field of Folklore. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the award will be given annually to an undergraduate student at Grenfell Campus who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and wishes to travel for academic purposes. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated financial need and/or who is facing other barriers, such as a disability, for which the funding would help to overcome obstacles to participate in academic travel opportunities. A special application form is required and may be obtained from the Student Services Office, Grenfell Campus, Room AS234 or by calling (709) 637-6249. The award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the collective recommendation of the Division of Heads, Grenfell Campus.

Belize Travel Award

This award, valued at $1000 for study in Belize, has been established by Dr. Michael Newton. This award is open to students enrolled at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University who wish to gain international experience by doing university or field courses in Belize. Students should be beyond their 1st year of study, meet the minimum academic requirements of clear standing and be recommended by the faculty in their area of study. This award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the scholarship committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with faculty.

Marcella M. Besaw Memorial Award for International Students

This award has been established by the family of Marcella M. Besaw. Mrs. Marcella Besaw (1953-2010) often opened her home to International students at Grenfell Campus where her son attended, and treated them as extended family. It is valued at $200.00 annually and will be awarded to a full-time international student beyond their first year of studies at Grenfell Campus. The recipient would have demonstrated an involvement in student life, both within the international student community and with the overall student body. The students must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the scholarship committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Katy Bindon Scholarship

This scholarship, one or more valued at $1,000.00 each annually, was created by friends of Dr. Katy Bindon with the assistance of the local branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association and colleagues at Grenfell Campus. It was created to mark the contribution that Dr. Bindon made at the college during her tenure as its Principal from 1991-1997. The scholarship is to be awarded to a student entering his or her fourth year in any degree program offered at Grenfell Campus. The recipient should have combined academic excellence with an outstanding contribution to student life at Grenfell Campus. The scholarship is to be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Breakwater Folklore/Folklife Series Award

The Breakwater Books Folklore Prize is awarded annually for outstanding student performance in undergraduate folklore courses at Grenfell Campus. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head of Social Science at the Campus in consultation with Folklore Faculty.

Edward P. Browne Scholarship

This scholarship was established by individual members of faculty, staff and student body of Grenfell Campus in memory of the late Edward P. Browne. Professor Browne was Co-coordinator of Physical Education and Recreation at Grenfell Campus from its opening until his death in 1982. The scholarship is open to all full-time students who have spent at least two semesters at Grenfell Campus. It is awarded on the basis of academic standing, participation in college life and may include financial need. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on recommendation from the Grenfell Campus. The value of the award will be determined from the interest accrued on the principal sum donated.

The CA Western Newfoundland Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500 annually, has been established by the CA Western Club of Western Newfoundland. The recipient will be the student with the highest grade point average who has completed the first year of studies in any program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland and is accepted into either the Bachelor of Commerce program in St. John’s or a B.B.A. program in St. John’s or Corner Brook. S/he must also meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. The scholarship will be administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the scholarship selection committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Canadian Beverage Association Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a generous donation from the soft drink industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to an outstanding full-time student beyond first year of the Environmental Science Program at Grenfell Campus. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Chair of Environmental Science.

Canadian Coast Guard Newfoundland Region Alumni Association Bursary

This Bursary is made possible by the Canadian Coast Guard Alumni. Valued at $500.00 annually, it will be awarded to a 2nd year Visual Arts student who excels in drawing and painting. Financial need will also be taken into consideration. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

Canadian Society for Chemistry Silver Medal

This medal is presented annually to the student at Grenfell Campus with the highest average in third-year Environmental Chemistry courses. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of Science at the Grenfell Campus.

The Nicola Carlson Memorial Award

The Nicola Carlson Memorial Award is presented in honour of Mrs. Nicola Carlson, a Memorial University of Newfoundland alumnus and Grenfell Campus employee. The award will be presented annually to a Western Regional School of Nursing student who has demonstrated skills in or has expressed a desire for future education in the fields of oncology nursing or palliative care nursing. The student must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. The award is presented by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Director of the Western Regional School of Nursing.

The City of Corner Brook J.R. Smallwood Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1991 by the City of Corner Brook to honour the Honourable Joseph R. Smallwood, first Premier of Newfoundland, who contributed significantly to the educational and cultural development of Newfoundlanders. This fund, donated by the City is a tangible mark of the support given by the City to Grenfell Campus since the Campus opened in Corner Brook. The scholarship valued at $1,000.00 will be awarded to a student who is a resident of the City of Corner Brook in the final year of high school who is proceeding to Grenfell Campus. The award will be made, upon application, to a student of outstanding academic merit and promise who has demonstrated active participation in school and community life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of a special selection committee appointed by the Principal, with a representative from City Council.

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited Scholarships

From funds donated annually by Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited, a number of scholarships are available to students attending Grenfell Campus, valued from $250.00-$500.00 each, available to students in any faculty or year of study. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at the Grenfell Campus.

The Cottage Crafts Association Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by the interest on $5000.00 donated by Cottage Crafts Association, Corner Brook. It is awarded to a student in Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus. Preference will be given to a student with an interest in fibre arts, including costume design, textile design or textile manufacturing. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Grenfell Campus.

Decker Family Environmental Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Decker Family. The scholarship, valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolled at Grenfell Campus either in the Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Science, the Bachelor of Arts program in Environmental Studies, or the Bachelor of Resource Management program in Sustainable Resource Management. Students must meet the minimum academic requirement for a scholarship. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Grenfell Campus Scholarship Committee.

Division of Fine Arts Mercy/Presentation Education Fund Award

These awards, valued at between $1000 and $2000, have been established by the Mercy/Presentation Education Fund to assist students with extra-curricular projects that will enhance their education. These awards are open to students enrolled at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland in the Visual Arts or Theatre Arts program. Students must have clear academic standing and complete an application. Applications will be available at the Scholarship’s Office, Grenfell Campus. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head of Division, Chair of Visual Arts and Chair of Theatre Arts and the scholarship committee at Grenfell Campus.

Tina Dolter Award in Visual Arts

This award was established by the friends of Tina Dolter in her memory. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time or part-time in the Fine Arts Program, who is in good academic standing at Grenfell Campus. Preference will be given to a student who is focused on painting. The recipient must meet the minimum requirements for an 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 Scholarship Selection Committee, Grenfell Campus, that will receive a recommendation from the Head of the Division of Fine Arts.

The James Alexander Doull Memorial Scholarship in Humanities

This scholarship was established by Professor Floy Andrews Doull, to honour the memory of James Alexander Doull, teacher, colleague and friend. This scholarship, valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest, will be awarded annually to a student registered full-time in the Humanities Program at Grenfell Campus. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Chair of Humanities, Grenfell Campus.

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

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

Dr. Wynanne Downer Award for Women

This award was established by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Corner Brook Club, in memory of Dr. Wynanne Downer who was a founding member. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to a female student who attended a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador and who is pursuing a degree at the Grenfell Campus. Preference will be given to a female student who entered university as a mature student (twenty-one years or older) and is beyond her first year of studies. Financial need may be taken into consideration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an 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 Scholarship Committee, Grenfell Campus. A special application is required and may be obtained from Student Services, Room AS234, Grenfell Campus, or by calling (709) 637-6249.

The Environmental Science Merit Scholarship

One Merit Scholarship, valued at $2,500.00 annually will be awarded to an outstanding student entering the fourth year of the Environmental Science program at Grenfell Campus. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Chair of Environmental Science, Grenfell Campus.

Duncan A. Ferguson Prize in Psychology

This prize was established by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Dr. Duncan A. Ferguson. It will be awarded annually to a student in his/her final year of a Psychology program at Grenfell Campus. The chosen student will have demonstrated strong academic performance and have contributed to the spirit of student life within the Psychology program. This prize, valued at $500, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Chair, Psychology program, Grenfell Campus, in consultation with the Psychology faculty and the Ferguson family.

The Madeline Fowler Prize in English

This prize, valued at $200.00, is in memory of Madeline Fowler. The prize is normally awarded to a senior student in the B.A. Specialization in English engaged in full-time studies at Grenfell Campus. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Program Chair of English at the Grenfell Campus.

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 David Freeman Memorial Scholarship in English

This scholarship honours Dr. David Freeman, a widely admired Grenfell English professor whose scholarship and zest inspired a wide circle of students, friends and colleagues. A well-known scholar of the editing of Renaissance literary texts, Dr. Freeman took his scholarship out of the classroom to enliven a broad range of presentations, public readings and dramatic performances. This scholarship is made possible through the family of Dr. Freeman and the efforts of the English faculty at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and friends of Dr. David Freeman. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be given annually to an English Major in his/her second year of study pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English at Grenfell Campus, who meets scholarship standing as defined by the University and shares Dr. Freeman’s passion for literature. It will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Chair, English.

The Joanne Swan Greenlee Prize in Historical Studies

This prize, valued at $500.00 will be awarded in memory of Joanne (Swan) Greenlee, who, for two decades, delighted in the hearty appetites and lively conversation of Grenfell Campus students who gathered to discuss history at her home. It will normally be awarded to a full-time senior student, at Grenfell Campus, majoring in Historical Studies who displays outstanding cumulative merit in four History courses during the academic year. This prize will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Chair of Historical Studies.

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Residence Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, is available to a student who has spent at least two semesters in residence at the Grenfell Campus. Academic performance and contribution to college life will be the main criteria for choosing the recipient. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

Grenfell Campus Scholarship Fund

Funds are available for the purpose of providing scholarships to students at Grenfell Campus. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at the Grenfell Campus. Financial need may be taken into account when making the awards.

The Rufus Guinchard Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland government in honour of the late Rufus Guinchard. The award, valued at $2,000.00, is presented annually to a student entering Grenfell Campus, who has demonstrated a commitment to the preservation of Newfoundland heritage and culture. This commitment may be reflected in Newfoundland music, folklore, art or writing. Applicants for the Rufus Guinchard Scholarship should submit, with their application, either a statement of their interests relevant to this scholarship, or a completed piece of work. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Ida Harvey Scholarship

This scholarship, in memory of Ida Harvey, is supported by a fund established in 1988 on the occasion of the opening of the Fine Arts Building. It is awarded on merit to any student in a Bachelor of Fine Arts Program by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

Historical Studies Merit Award

This book prize is awarded to a student who has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the Historical Studies Program at Grenfell Campus. The faculty of that program will fund the prize. It is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Historical Studies Faculty.

The E.J.F. Hodgett Scholarship in Science

This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of Professor Ferriss Hodgett on the occasion of his retirement, in celebration of his outstanding contributions and service to Memorial University of Newfoundland, and in particular Grenfell Campus. Professor Hodgett, a native of Belfast, in the north of Ireland, served as Vice-Principal of Grenfell College from 1975-1992. This scholarship, valued up to two semesters' tuition, will be awarded to the student entering second year at Grenfell Campus who has attained scholarship standing and has received the second highest overall average in his/her first year having completed at least four courses in the Natural Sciences. The award shall be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of Grenfell Campus.

The Gervase C. Hollander Prize in Biology

This prize was established in 1982 by Mrs. Hollander in memory of her husband, a former teacher and school supervisor with the Humber-Bay St. George Roman Catholic School Board. Valued at approximately $100.00, it is awarded annually to a second-year student who has completed three or more courses in Biology beyond the first year and who have demonstrated excellence and initiative in both the theoretical and practical aspects of Biology. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of Science at Grenfell Campus.

Husky Energy SeaRose Bursary

The bursary is made possible through a generous donation from Husky Energy, as operator of the White Rose Project, in recognition of the donation of art work by Grenfell Campus’s Fine Arts students. The art work is displayed on the FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessel the SeaRose. The bursary is being established to provide travel funding to students who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise have the opportunity to travel. Valued at $2,000.00 annually, it will be awarded on a rotating basis between Visual Arts and Theatre Arts students attending Harlow Campus. To be eligible to receive the bursary students must have clear standing and demonstrate artistic merit and financial need. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

The Imperial Tobacco Canada Fine Arts Scholarship

This scholarship, established in 1998 by Imperial Tobacco Canada in support of the Opportunity Fund Campaign, has a minimum value of $2,000.00 annually. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts who shows promise and plans to continue in the field. It will rotate annually between the disciplines of Visual and Theatre Arts. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in conjunction with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

The F.L. Jackson Award in Philosophy

F.L. Jackson taught Philosophy at Memorial University of Newfoundland for twenty-nine years, for nine years serving as Head of the Department. Professor Jackson conceived the Department of Philosophy as a window on the grand tradition of philosophy, especially for Newfoundlanders, and it is this spirit which animates philosophy at Grenfell Campus. The F.L. Jackson Award will be given to students whose written work is distinguished by its appreciation of the history of philosophy. Generally there will be one award granted per academic year. It will be valued at a minimum of $100 and will be awarded to a student in any year of study. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus and in consultation with the Philosophy faculty.

The Olof Lindgren Scholarship

This scholarship, the value of which will be determined by the annual interest accrued, is supported by a fund established by Dr. Orvil Olsen, a former Professor of Biology at Grenfell Campus, in memory of his grandfather Olof Lindgren, a Saskatchewan pioneer farmer, who was a firm believer in the value of education as a means of enhancing the quality of life. It is awarded to a student who has completed at least two years at Grenfell Campus and plans to proceed with the full degree on that campus. In awarding the scholarship, preference will be given to a student who has shown an interest in both the natural and physical sciences, and the arts. This award is based upon academic excellence. This scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

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 Kathleen Wagstaff MacCallum Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, was established by the MacCallum family in honour of their mother, Kathleen. Valued at the annual interest, it will be awarded to a Fine Arts student beyond first year at Grenfell Campus who is specialising in Visual Arts. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts. Factors such as financial need, family and community involvement, and contribution to the class may also be taken into account.

Colin Macnee Award for Drawing

This Award, in memory of Colin Macnee (1959-1989) was established by his family as a tribute to his life and work. He is remembered by friends and fellow artists for the unique and positive way he reached out to people as both an individual and an artist. Educated in Britain and Newfoundland, he worked in St. John’s up until the time of his death. Examples of his art can be found in private and public collections, including those of Memorial University of Newfoundland (through MUN Art Gallery) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Art Bank. It will be awarded to a student who has completed their first year of the B.F.A. (Visual Arts) program at Grenfell Campus and, in the opinion of the awards committee for visual arts (where possible including a visiting artist), has demonstrated achievement in self- expression through the medium of drawing. The Award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell campus.

The Maxim Mazumdar Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

This scholarship is supported by a fund established by Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador in memory of Maxim Mazumdar, founding Artistic Director of T.N.L. It is awarded to a Grenfell Campus student who has completed the first year in the Theatre Degree Program and who has shown the most promise in any area of the Program. This scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Dr. M.O. and Grace Morgan Scholarship in Fine Arts

This scholarship is the result of an endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Morgan. Valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest, it will be awarded to a Fine Arts student beyond first year at Grenfell Campus. It will rotate annually between Visual Arts and Theatre Arts. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

Moving Forward Together Campaign Award

This Award was established by two generous donations as a part of the Moving Forward Together Campaign by the Sisters of Mercy of Newfoundland and the Presentation Sisters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Moving Forward Together is a Canada-wide campaign to bring fundamental and lasting change to Aboriginal communities in Canada by supporting healing and educational programs. Valued at $1,800, it will be awarded to an undergraduate Aboriginal student beyond their first year of studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. There will be one Award annually at each of the St. John’s and Grenfell Campuses. The Award is renewable for an additional two years. The student 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. An application is required which is available at the Scholarships and Awards Office website at www.mun.ca/scholarships.

The Maxwell and Emily Mullett Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by the interest on monies donated by Maxwell and Emily (Wicks) Mullett. It is awarded to a student in the final year of studies in Visual Arts at Grenfell Campus on the basis of achievement and promise. Preference is given to Newfoundland and Labrador students. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Orvil Olsen Biology Prize

This prize was established to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the opening of Grenfell Campus. It is valued at approximately $100.00 annually. Dr. Olsen taught Biology at the College from its opening until his retirement in 1980. The prize will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head of Science at Grenfell Campus to an outstanding student of first year Biology.

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 Raymond J.G. Pafford (1937-1997) Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established in 2000 by Mrs. Roberta Pafford, in memory of her husband Raymond, is valued at the annual interest on an endowment. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student in any year of study of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program who shows promise and plans to continue in the field. It will rotate annually between the disciplines of Theatre Arts and Visual Arts. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in conjunction with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

The Palliser Prize in History

This prize is in honour of Captain Hugh Palliser, RN, Governor and Commander-In-Chief at Newfoundland from 1764 until 1768; in 1764 he became the first governor to visit western Newfoundland. It is awarded annually to a full-time student beyond first year who has earned no more than 90 credit hours and has earned the highest cumulative average in at least five History courses. This student would normally be studying towards a degree or minor in Historical Studies. The prize is valued at $250.00 and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus and the members of the Historical Studies program. In the event that no student qualifies in any given year the award will not be given.

The Pausanias Award in Classics for Study Abroad

Named for the second century traveller and geographer, this award is available to students at Grenfell Campus who enroll in field study courses in the culture, history and/or civilization of ancient Greece or Rome. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Arts at the Campus.

Al Pittman Harlow Travel Award

The Al Pittman Harlow Travel Award has been established in his memory by Al Pittman’s friends and family. Mr. Pittman was one of Newfoundland’s most esteemed poets and playwrights and he believed that observing the different helps us to see the familiar in a new light. Therefore, travel, in enabling us to experience a different place, culture and context, has the power to heighten and enhance our perspective of home. The award will go to a student in the fourth year of study in the Theatre Program at Grenfell Campus who best exhibits a passion for and commitment to theatre, as well as an appreciation of place and how physical and cultural landscape can impact perspective, and who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award. The Award will be made at the beginning of the semester in which the student is scheduled to depart for England (for approved study at the Harlow campus) and will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Program Chair, Theatre and the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The C.F. Poole Scholarship

This scholarship was established from funds donated by friends of Dr. Cyril F. Poole on the occasion of his retirement as Principal of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. Dr. Poole, a native of Pilley's Island, Notre Dame Bay, was committed to excellence throughout his distinguished career as a university teacher and administrator in several Canadian universities including Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, where he served as Principal from 1977 to 1990. The scholarship honouring his contribution to excellence in education will be awarded annually to a Sir Wilfred Grenfell College student of outstanding academic merit and promise. Valued at approximately $1,000.00, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on recommendation from Grenfell Campus.

The James C. Pratt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1000.00, has been established in memory of James C. Pratt by his daughter, Mrs. Daphne L. House. The scholarship is to be awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Program Chair of Visual Arts at Grenfell Campus, to a full-time student in the discipline of Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) who shows promise and purpose of continuing in that field.

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 Grenfell Campus Bursary

Established by the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, the bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate student in any program at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The student must be in financial need and meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, upon the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee of the Grenfell campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Royal Canadian Regiment Milton Fowler Gregg VC Bursary

This bursary was established in memory of Brigadier, The Honourable M.F. Gregg, VC, by The Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Trust Fund. It will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Environmental Studies at Grenfell campus. Recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and show promise in the field of environmental studies. They must also have demonstrated financial need and 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 Program Chair, Environmental Studies at Grenfell campus.

The Francis J. Ryan Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established by the Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales law firm in memory of their late senior partner Francis J. Ryan. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, the award will be made to a Fine Arts student specializing in Visual Arts at Grenfell Campus. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts. Financial need may be taken into account.

The Tommy Sexton Triple Threat Award

This Award has been established by the Tommy Sexton Project Inc., founded by the Sexton family. Tommy Sexton was one of the founding members of the award-winning comedy troupe, CODCO. This Award was established to celebrate and acknowledge his great ability as what is known in business as a Triple Threat. The Award will be valued at a minimum of $500 and presented annually during the final theatre performance. Eligible students will be enrolled in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre) program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus. The recipient will have demonstrated exceptional skills in singing, dancing and acting as determined by the Chair and Faculty of the Theatre Program. Recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. It 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 Geoff Seymour Sr. Memorial Bursary

This bursary was created in memory of Geoff Seymour Sr., a CBC Radio announcer with a true passion for the performing arts who worked with many of the theatre companies across Newfoundland. Valued at $500, it will be awarded on an annually rotating basis to a student at the Grenfell Campus and a student at the St. John’s Campus. When awarded to a student at the Grenfell Campus, it will be awarded to a full-time student in the Theatre Program. When awarded to a student at the St. John’s Campus, it will be awarded to a full-time student who is completing either the Theatre and Drama Specialization Program within the English Major or the Diploma Program in Performance and Communications Media, both in the Department of English. The recipient will have demonstrated financial need and must meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the event that there is no eligible candidate at the Campus on rotation in a given year, the bursary will be open to students at the other Campus. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Program Chair, Theatre, or the Head, Department of English, respectively.

Reginald Shepherd and Helen Parsons Shepherd Award

This award was created by a group of donors represented by Rex Anthony, Robert Crane, Janet Gardiner, Christopher March (Committee Chair), John Perlin, Valerie Pike, Phil Warren, and Janet Whittaker (Secretary) to honour the achievements of Helen Parsons Shepherd (1923-2008) and Reginald Shepherd (1924-2002). Helen and Reginald were pioneers of professional art practice in Newfoundland and played an important role in the post-Confederation art scene. From 1949 to 1961, they operated the Newfoundland Academy of Art in St. John’s, the province’s first art school. Helen was a renowned and highly skilled painter of portraits, still life and genre paintings. Reginald was an accomplished landscape painter and printmaker. Both Helen and Reginald were awarded honorary doctorates from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1988 at a special convocation in Corner Brook to mark the opening of the School of Fine Arts. The Award will provide an opportunity for a student of the Visual Arts program to pursue a personal interest and passion for visual art, internal or external to the prescribed university program. This will allow for a unique personal/professional development opportunity to be inspired by personal passion, life, and imagination. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student who is enrolled full-time in the Visual Arts program at Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible, candidates must submit a description of a project that may or may not be part of their academic program. Submissions will be reviewed by a committee led by the Head of the Division of Fine Arts and a recommendation will be forwarded to the Scholarship Selection Committee at Grenfell Campus for approval. The recipient must also meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference will be given to an artist who is beyond the first year of studies. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarship, Bursaries and Awards.

The Short Family Harlow Award

This award was created to assist students to travel to and study at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Harlow Campus in the United Kingdom. Four awards valued at $1250 each for any program of study will be awarded annually. This award is open to students enrolled at either the St. John’s Campus or the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible, students must be planning to attend the Harlow Campus for at least one full term and must have graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. Financial need will be considered. Recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Application for this award can be made at the same time as application is made to the program at the Harlow Campus. Students will be notified if they are successful in their application for this award prior to accepting the placement at Harlow Campus; however, receipt of the award is contingent on acceptance into the program. A faculty nomination letter must accompany the award application form. Application forms are available in person or by writing the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7, or by telephone to (709) 864-3956, or on the Harlow Campus web site at www.mun.ca/harlow. The award will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Harlow Scholarship Committee.

The Sisters of Mercy Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Sisters of Mercy to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the sisters on the west coast of Newfoundland in 1893. The Sisters of Mercy, educators in Newfoundland since 1842, have been associated with Memorial University of Newfoundland since the University was established. The scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 will be awarded annually to a student from Western/Northern Newfoundland or Labrador entering Grenfell Campus with full-time status. Academic standing and promise will be the main criteria. Consideration may be given to candidates' financial circumstances. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

John A. Snow Prize in Mathematics

This prize, in memory of John A. Snow, will be awarded to a student attending Grenfell Campus beyond their third year of studies, who has excelled in a number of Mathematics courses. The prize of $200.00 will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with the Mathematics professors of Grenfell Campus.

The Honourable P. Lloyd and Elizabeth Soper Scholarship

This scholarship is provided from a fund established by the Honourable P. Lloyd and Elizabeth Soper. It will be awarded to a student at Grenfell Campus who has completed his or her first year of studies and is continuing as a full-time student at the Campus for the second year. The scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1000.00, will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology

The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology is consistent with the company's belief that education is key to the future well-being of individuals, business and society. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will be designated on an annually rotating basis to a student on the Corner Brook campus and the St. John's campus. It will be awarded to a student within the faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Science and Business Administration who is focussing his/her studies on the application of technology and has demonstrated scholarship standing. In addition, the student will have actively participated in extra-curricular activities and have been active in student life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the appropriate Dean and/or the Vice-President of Grenfell Campus.

The Visual Arts Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Corner Brook and Area Branch of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is awarded annually to a student commencing first-year studies in the Visual Arts Program of the Bachelor of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus. Valued at $500.00, the award is made on the basis of previous academic performance and the quality of the portfolio submission. This scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Wabush Mines Fine Arts Travel Bursary

These bursaries are the result of an endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland from Wabush Mines as part of their contribution to The Opportunity Fund. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, they will support Fine Arts students at Grenfell Campus wishing to travel and gain exposure to Visual and Performing Arts. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of academics, financial need and a recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

The Dr. Harriet Ware Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment, is supported by a fund established by Martin Ware in memory of his mother, Dr. Harriet Ware. It will be awarded to a Grenfell Campus student who has completed the third year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Theatre and is continuing in that program. The scholarship will be awarded to a student with scholarship standing who has also maintained at least a 70% average in non-theatre courses in their overall academic performance. Preference may be given to a single parent. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

The Alan and Patricia Wright Psychology Conference Travel Bursary

This award was established by Dr. Sandra Wright in memory of her parents, Alan and Patricia Wright, both former educators who believed strongly in the importance of education. Applications will be available through Psychology Faculty members in January of each year. It will be given annually to a fourth year Psychology major engaged in full-time studies at Grenfell Campus. The purpose of the award is to offset the cost of travel to a Psychology conference (for example APICS, CPA or CSBBS). Funds must be used for travel to and from a conference in the year it is awarded. Valued at $700, one award is available each academic year. Applications will be read and the recipient chosen by Psychology faculty at Grenfell Campus based on academic performance in Psychology courses and the merit of the proposal. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Program Chair, Psychology and the Scholarships Committee at Grenfell Campus.