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Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2010/2011)
3 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 Atlantic Canada Marine Biodiversity Essay Contest Tuition Scholarship

Memorial University of Newfoundland is a participant in the Atlantic Canada Marine Biodiversity Essay Contest which is operated by the Centre for Marine Biodiversity. This contest is open to Grade 12 students from across Atlantic Canada. The first prize winner receives a waiver of tuition fees for two semesters if he or she attends Memorial University of Newfoundland. The two runners up receive partial waiver of tuition fees if they attend Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students are notified of their status in the Essay Contest by the Centre for Marine Biodiversity and the successful candidates are informed of their tuition scholarship by the university, after the Centre for Marine Biodiversity informs the university of the contest winners. Further information can be found on the web site of the Centre www.marinebiodiversity.ca. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

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.

The Baird-Stephenson Scholarship

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

The 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. 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 Birks Family Foundation Bursaries

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

The Glenn Roy Blundon Memorial Scholarship

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

The Gary Bourne Memorial Scholarship

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

The 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 Director 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.

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 Canadian Federation of University Women St. John's Bursaries

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

The 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. 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.

The Clayton and Alice Cook Scholarship

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

Country Ribbon Scholarship

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

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

The 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.

Eastlink Entrance Scholarship

Each year, Eastlink awards two entrance scholarships valued at $4,000.00 each to students planning to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland in the Fall. In order to qualify for these awards, candidates must be dependants or spouses of subscribers of Eastlink, reside in one of the communities serviced by Eastlink, be enrolled as a full-time students, possess scholarship standing as defined by the University, and hold no other concurrent scholarship. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment, need will be the determining factor. A special application is required and is available in writing to Eastlink, 17 Duffy Place, P.O. Box 12155, Station A, St. John's, NL, A1B 4L1.

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. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in any year or field of study.

The Facilities Management Undergraduate Scholarship

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

The 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 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College 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 General Motors Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship was established by General Motors of Canada Limited with contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign. Interest from the fund will provide one or more scholarships to support individuals who qualify as Native People, members of a Visible Minority and/or Physically Disabled. It will be awarded to students in any year or faculty or school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The Joan Haire Memorial Scholarship

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

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

The Dr. 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 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 Irving Oil Limited Scholarships

These scholarships are the result of a generous endowment to Memorial University of Newfoundland by Irving Oil Limited in 1999 as a part of the Opportunity Fund Campaign. Interest on the endowment will provide several scholarships to full-time students entering Memorial University of Newfoundland in any field of study who have scholarship standing. Where two or more students are tied academically, financial need will be the determining factor. Two scholarships, valued at $6,000.00 each, will be awarded annually to the general entering student population and, as funds permit, one or more scholarships valued at approximately $3,000.00 each will be awarded with preference to students who are dependents of full-time permanent employees of Irving Oil Limited. The latter will be split equally between the Eastern and Western regions of the province with Grand Falls-Windsor providing the boundary line. Communities west and north of Grand Falls-Windsor (including Labrador) will be considered part of the western region and those east and south of Grand Falls-Windsor (including Grand Falls-Windsor itself) will be considered part of the eastern region. If in a given year there are not enough eligible candidates from the employees' dependant pool, these scholarships will also be open to the general entrance student population. All candidates must be residents of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a period of 12 months immediately prior to enrolment at Memorial University of Newfoundland).

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 Scholarships

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

The 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 non-renewable entrance scholarships, valued up to $3,000.00 (Canadian), 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 four courses 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. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

Korea Veterans' Association Scholarship

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

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 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, valued at $2,000.00 annually, is to be awarded 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 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 $3,000.00 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 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 Edward G. Mullins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship valued at $500.00 annually has been established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. It honours the memory of the late Edward G. Mullins who had kidney disease and was a dedicated volunteer of the Foundation. Preference will be given to applicants who have kidney disease, who have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours over two semesters in the previous scholarship year with a minimum average of 75% in the courses which comprise those credit hours and are enrolled full time at the University. However, if in a given year such an applicant(s) is not available, dependents of someone who has/had kidney disease may qualify. Such applicants must be enrolled full time at Memorial University of Newfoundland and have scholarship standing. In deciding on candidates of equal academic attainment from the latter group, need may be the determining factor. In some cases the scholarship may be held for more than one year. A special application is required and must be submitted to the scholarship office. Applications may be obtained in writing to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office Newfoundland & Labrador Branch, Room 4018, University Centre, P.O. Box 7342, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1E 3Y5, or by telephone to (709) 753-8999 or (709) 864-3956.

The MUNSU Undergraduate Scholarship

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

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.

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 Elsie and Stephen O'Neill Bursary

The children of Elsie and Steve O’Neill established this bursary in appreciation of their parents’ support and encouragement toward their higher education. The bursary, will be valued at $500 annually and will be awarded to a single mother with first preference to a current part-time undergraduate student. She must also have been enrolled part-time for two or more semesters prior to the semester in which the scholarship was awarded and have maintained a B average in those semesters. If no student meeting the above criteria can be identified, the bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate single mother who is currently registered at the university (part-time or full-time), who meets the financial need criteria and who has maintained a B average in the courses completed in the previous scholarship year. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre or by calling (709) 864-3956.

The 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 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College 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 Rose Patten Single Mother Scholarship

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

The Elaine Pitcher Memorial Scholarship

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

The Poole Family Scholarship

The Poole Family Scholarship, valued at $5,000.00 per year and renewable for up to three additional years, is funded by a generous annual gift from the charitable trust established by Mr. Terry Poole who attended high school in Corner Brook and now resides in Calgary, Alberta. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student 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 scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years 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.

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.

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.

Shad Valley Scholarships

Three renewable scholarships, valued at $12,000 each ($3000 a year for up to 4 years), are available to high school students who have applied to Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarships are open to students who are either current participants or have previously participated in Shad Valley. The scholarships cannot be held in conjunction with any other scholarship awarded by the University. A minimum of scholarship standing is required and the process is very competitive. Applications for the scholarship may be obtained from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, or by telephoning (709) 864-3956 or through the website at www.mun.ca/scholarships. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards.

Desmond and Annie Single Scholarships

These two scholarships were established as a result of a generous contribution from Ralph (B.Sc. '68) and Marsha Single in memory of Ralph's parents, Desmond and Annie Single. The available funds will be split evenly between the two awards. Both scholarships will be awarded to first year full-time undergraduate students in any area of study, and selection will be made based on a combination of academic merit (scholarship standing) and demonstrated financial need. For one scholarship, preference will be given to students from the west coast (ideally the Bay of Islands region); for the other, preference will be given to students from the Conception Bay South region. For both scholarships the award will be paid out over two years, with one-third of the award in the candidates' first (entering) year and two thirds will be paid in the candidates' second year as long as the candidate maintains scholarship standing. The scholarships 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.

The Marie Sullivan (1917-2003) Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a minimum of $2,500.00, 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. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing but in the case of ties between candidates, need may be used as a determining factor. A special application will be required and may be obtained from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room 4018, University Centre, telephone (709) 864-3956.

The 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.

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

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

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

The 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.