Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2010/2011)
4.6 Faculty of Medicine

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

The Dr. Brian Gerard Adams Memorial Bursary Fund

This bursary has been established by the friends and family of Dr. Brian Gerard Adams, in his memory. The bursary, valued at $500.00, is available by application on the completion of second year medical studies. The recipient must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. The bursary is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Alcohol and Drug Dependency Commission Commemorative Awards

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

The Dr. Andrew Bagby and Son Zachary Andrew Memorial Bursary

This bursary was initiated in memory of Andrew Bagby and his son Zachary by David and Kathleen Bagby, parents of Andrew. It will be awarded to a medical student in any year of study who is in good academic standing. The recipient must have an engaging demeanor and must relate with ease to people at all levels, as this was a unique characteristic of Dr. Bagby. Most important of the selection criteria, the student should be judged by his/her peers to have a positive, caring attitude fostering a sense of camaraderie within class life. The nominee must have demonstrated a genuine concern for, and shown a desire to impact positively on the lives of, his/her classmates. This will be assessed through either letters of reference or by a personal interview with a member of the selection committee. Nomination forms are available at the Office of Student Affairs, Faculty of Medicine. Selection will take place in April of each year and will be announced at the Annual Awards ceremony in the fall. This bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Erika Bartlett Memorial Bursary

This bursary is the result of an endowment to the University funded by donations from family and friends of the Bartlett family, as well as students, staff and faculty members of the Faculty of Medicine. This bursary is valued at a portion of the annual accrued interest on the endowment and is available to a staff member and a medical student in alternate years. The Erika Bartlett Bursary is administered by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards and awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine. Applications are available at the Office of Student Affairs, Faculty of Medicine.

Selection Criteria Staff Member

To be eligible a candidate must:

  1. Complete the appropriate application form,

  2. Be employed full-time with the Faculty of Medicine,

  3. Use the bursary to fund study at the undergraduate level,

  4. Submit a grade to the selection committee upon completion of the course.

Selection Criteria Medical Student

To be eligible a student must:

  1. Be registered in the fourth year of medical studies.

  2. Be matched to a postgraduate program in Oncology (Medicine/Surgery/Radiology). If a student is not matched to an Oncology program then the recipient will be chosen at the discretion of the selection committee.

The Donald Cant Studentship

The annual Donald Cant Studentship, valued at $750.00, is for researching and writing an original essay, suitable for publication, on some aspect of the History of Medicine. The studentship is open to any student enrolled in the M.D. program, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the decision of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships on the basis of a proposal to be submitted by January 31 of each year.

Central Regional Integrated Health Authority and Dr. J.F. Brown Bursary

Each year an award is made available to students from the former Central West Board. The annual income shall be awarded as a bursary to a student of any year from the former Central West area who demonstrates the greatest need and who, in the opinion of the Dean, has achieved adequate academic performance. Should for any reason a bursary not be awarded, the entire amount is to be returned to the fund, and the award made the following year in the usual manner. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the decision of the Dean of Medicine’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships. Applications may be submitted in September of each year.

Cooze Keinath Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 is established by Dr. Derek Cooze, a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, Class of '85 and his spouse, Dr. Kim Keinath. It will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Medicine. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Christopher & Donna Cox Scholarship

This scholarship, established through a generous contribution by Dr. Donna Hardy Cox and Dr. Christopher Cox, is valued at $500 per annum. Drs. Donna Hardy Cox and Christopher Cox, both alumni of Memorial University of Newfoundland, have established this scholarship in gratitude for their well-rounded student life and academic experiences. To be eligible, candidates must be full-time undergraduate students. The scholarship will be awarded annually on a rotating basis between the School of Social Work and the Faculty of Medicine, beginning with the latter. In Medicine, the Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating M.D. student who has a strong academic record and who has expressed an interest in specializing in Oncology. In the School of Social Work it will be awarded to a graduating B.S.W. student who is in scholarship standing and who has made the greatest contribution to student and community leadership. The Scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based on the recommendation of the Dean/Director of the appropriate discipline.

The Dr. John M. Darte Memorial Fund (Medicine)

This fund, in memory of the first Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Faculty of Medicine (1968-75), has been established by Mrs. J.M. Darte and Mrs. France Darte McCabe. With the income from this fund, up to four awards will be made annually with a value of $650.00 each. To be considered for an award from this fund, a student must be in good academic standing but other factors, such as financial need, will be considered. The selection will be made in accordance with prevailing policies of the Faculty of Medicine and the University.

The Walter Davis Award

This award was established by the Newfoundland Lung Association to honour the work of Mr. Walter Davis in the field of chest diseases particularly, tuberculosis. The recipient will be the student in the Faculty of Medicine who achieves the best performance in the first year respirology course. It will be valued at $500.00 annually and awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Ralph John Day Award

This award is available to a student in the pre-clerkship program who completes the best undergraduate project in bowel or liver cancer, including other metastatic disease. This award is a result of a donation from Mrs. Jean Day in memory of her late husband, Dr. Ralph John Day. The value of the award will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Hunter W. Earle Memorial Scholarships in Medicine

These scholarships have been made possible from the proceeds of a memorial fund established by colleagues of the late Dr. Hunter W. Earle and a generous donation from Mrs. Marilyn Pasternak, widow of Dr. Earle. Two scholarships will be made available annually to students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland, who best exemplify the characteristics of leadership, sportsmanship and interest in student activities and who have maintained a good academic standard. The scholarships, valued at a portion of the annual income on the endowment, will be awarded to students who have completed the Clinical Clerkship and will be presented at the Annual Convocation Dinner in May. The awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Isidor Epstein Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded out of income derived from a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the late Mrs. Bella Levkovitz. From this income a scholarship of not less than $700.00 is to be awarded as often as possible to an outstanding second, third, or fourth year student in the Faculty of Medicine. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Faculty of Medicine Opportunity Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of an endowment created from several general donations to the Opportunity Fund by various alumni and friends of the University and in particular of the medical school. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a medical student in the first year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland on the basis of scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Frank & Pat Fagan Family Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Community Leadership

This scholarship has been established through a generous donation by Frank and Pat Fagan. Frank, Pat and their two sons, Andrew and Richard are graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Frank and Pat have spent their lives involved in community activities to enhance the lives of the people of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. As a family, they believe strongly in the importance of education as well as community involvement and volunteerism. The Fagan family wants to express their gratitude for the quality of education they all attained at Memorial University of Newfoundland and the opportunities this has afforded them.

This prestigious scholarship will be awarded annually to an academically outstanding (top 10 in the class) student who has completed the Preclerkship component of the M.D. program and who demonstrates a significant record of community leadership, prior to entry or during the medical program. Only residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador are eligible to apply. The scholarship will be paid out to the recipient in two installments, one after completion of second year and one during the third year of medical studies. The recipient will be known as the 'Fagan Family Scholar'. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine, and based on an application to be submitted by January 31 of the second year of medical studies. The Office of Student Affairs, Medicine will receive applications and assist the Dean with the selection.

The Dr. Bruce A. Fraser Award for Clerkship Electives

This award is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Dr. Bruce A. Fraser who was professor of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1979-1992. The award, valued at the annual accrued interest on the endowment, is available to two (2) medical students doing clerkship elective in the United Kingdom and/or Ireland. Selection will be made on the basis of scholarship standing, financial need, and personal reference/interview. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine. A special application is required for this award and is available at the Student Affairs Office, Faculty of Medicine. Deadline for submission of applications is May 31st in any given year.

The Dr. Henry Gault Memorial Scholarship

Friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Henry Gault have established this scholarship in his memory. Dr. Gault had an international reputation in nephrology research, and was instrumental in building a strong program of clinical and research nephrology at the General Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, one or more, scholarships will be awarded at the end of the fourth year of undergraduate medical studies to a student who has demonstrated both interest in clinical research and academic excellence within Internal Medicine. Applications are available from the Student Affairs Office, Faculty of Medicine. Deadline for submission is January 31st. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Peter Grant Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, has been established through generous gifts from the classmates, friends and family of Dr. Peter Grant, Medicine class of 1994, to honor his enduring spirit. The scholarship will be awarded annually, based on scholarship standing and financial need, to a second year medical student who has contributed greatly to the class spirit. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards, on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine. The Office of Student Affairs, Medicine will assist the Dean in his or her choice of an appropriate candidate.

The Dr. David G. Greenland Memorial Bursary in Family Medicine

This bursary, established through a generous contribution from Heather Greenland in memory of her late husband, Dr. David G. Greenland, is valued at $2,500 per annum. Dr. Greenland loved to mentor new doctors and was heavily involved in continuing medical education in Grand Falls, NL for many years prior to passing away in 2005. The bursary will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Medicine with demonstrated financial need and in good academic standing. To be eligible, students must be in their third year of study or beyond and have demonstrated dedication to the practice of family medicine by indicating the intention to go into Family Medicine residency. Preference will be given to students from central Newfoundland as defined by the University. The bursary is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Dr. Wulf Grobin Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

This scholarship has been established by Ida Parsons in memory of Dr. Grobin, a compassionate physician and humanitarian. Dr. Grobin was born in Latvia and studied in Switzerland, England and Scotland before moving to Newfoundland. He practised medicine in Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay from 1938-1943 and St. John's from 1945-1958 when he moved with his family to Toronto. There he continued his medical career in the area of diabetes and the elderly. He had many varied interesting medical and personal experiences as an outdoor doctor, and developed a great warmth and affection for Newfoundland and Newfoundlanders, which lasted until his death in March of 2001. Valued at the accrued interest on the initial endowment and based on academics and financial need, the scholarship will be available to a student at the end of their first year in the Faculty of Medicine. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Abdalla M. Hanna Memorial Bursary in Medicine

Named in memory of Dr. Abdalla M. Hanna, a well known surgeon in St. John’s, this bursary is awarded to a student entering first year studies in the Faculty of Medicine who is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and who is in financial need. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, the bursary is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

Donald and Elizabeth Hillman Prize in Pediatrics

This Prize is to be awarded to the most outstanding student in Pediatrics in the Clinical Clerkship Year (Third-Year Medical Studies). The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Laura Hiscock Memorial Bursary

This bursary, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, has been established through generous gifts from the classmates, friends and family of Dr. Laura Hiscock, Medicine class of 1992, in memory of Laura’s life and to honour her enduring spirit. Laura was passionate about life and had an outstanding ability to maintain balance between work and leisure. She was devoted to family and enjoyed helping and encouraging others; she supported other people and enjoyed celebrating their accomplishments, it seemed, as much as her own. She excelled at sports but was also an outstanding “sportsman”, with a belief that doing your best was what really mattered. The bursary will be awarded annually to the Memorial University of Newfoundland medical student who, in addition to demonstrated financial need, best demonstrates the qualities Laura embodied: passion for life, devotion to family, work-life balance, selflessness, support of others, and good sportsmanship. To be eligible students must be in their third year of medical studies or beyond. This bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine. The Office of Student Affairs, Medicine will assist the Dean in his or her choice of an appropriate candidate.

The Mary Honeygold Scholarship/Bursary

Established in memory of Mary Honeygold by her family, this scholarship/bursary is to be awarded to a student enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, on the basis of academic merit and need. Preference will be given to a student who has stated and/or demonstrated an interest in practising medicine in rural Newfoundland upon graduation. The award is to be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the advice of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Marie T. Kennedy Bursary

In her will, Ms. Marie Theresa Kennedy left a bequest to Memorial University of Newfoundland to allow one or more bursaries of at least $5,000.00 to be awarded annually. To be considered, a candidate must be a full-time undergraduate student, in any year of study, majoring in Science or Medicine - it will be awarded on a rotating basis. Students receiving scholarships or bursaries from other individuals or institutions, for the same scholarship year, will not be eligible. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of need and academic effort by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the appropriate Dean.

The Dr. J.H. King Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, has been donated to the University by Mrs. Gertrude King, widow of Dr. J.H. King, Specialist in Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat, who practised in Corner Brook for more than thirty years (1947-1978). The scholarship is open to students in second year or third year of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland who demonstrate the most promise. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the advice of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Kevin Keough Medical Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, has been established through a generous donation by Dr. Ming Jarm Lau, MUNMed Class of 1982. The scholarship is named after Dr. Kevin Keough who was the supervisor of Dr. Ming Jarm Lau for his Master’s Thesis in Biochemistry (1978). Dr. Kevin Keough should be remembered as a Professor who believes in bringing out the best in his students and mentees. He has done this by his own example of forever challenging himself and by taking his mentees' best interests to heart. This prestigious entrance scholarship will be awarded annually to an academically outstanding (minimum scholarship standing) student upon entry to first year studies in the Faculty of Medicine. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Nichole Michelle Lane Cancer Research Scholarship

This scholarship is provided through the generosity of the Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador in memory of Nichole Michelle Lane. It is awarded annually to a second-year medical student enrolled at Memorial University of Newfoundland who has undertaken the most outstanding summer research project in the area of cancer and particularly in the area of pediatric cancer. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the decision of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Dr. Janice E. Lessard Scholarship in Geriatric Medicine

This Scholarship is awarded annually from income derived from an endowment donated by Dr. Janice E. Lessard, an alumna of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Medicine and a practising Gerontologist, Toronto. It is to be awarded annually to a student who has completed third year of medical studies. The student will have demonstrated a desire to improve the functional and social well-being of the frail and elderly.

This award, in the amount of $1,000.00, will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the decision of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries.

The Medical School Essay Undergraduate Award

The Medical School Essay Award is supported by the K.B. Roberts Scholarship Fund, which was established in appreciation of the contribution made to the Faculty of Medicine by Dr. Kenneth Roberts. The award, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, will be awarded annually to any undergraduate medical student registered full-time in the current academic year following a competition in the form of an essay or short monograph pertaining to any aspect of medicine or the medical sciences. The essay, not exceeding 5,000 words, should include an interpretative element that indicates the importance and relevance to Medicine, Health and Society. Should there be two essays of very high caliber but one is obviously the better provision may be made for an honourable mention award of lesser value. Submission deadline is April 30, in any given year, to the Office of Student Affairs HSC Room 2713. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships. Awards are also available to postgraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine.

The Medical Practice Associates Scholarship for Academic Achievement

Medical Practice Associates, the business association of all full-time clinical faculty members in the Faculty of Medicine, offers three prestigious undergraduate scholarships annually. These scholarships are valued at $1,500.00 in Medicine Year 1 and Year 2 and $2,000.00 in Medicine Year 4. They are awarded to the student earning the highest overall grades in each of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th years of undergraduate medical studies. The Medicine Year 4 scholarship will be awarded to the recipient of the University Medal for Academic Excellence in Medicine. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The Effie and Leander Mercer Scholarship

The scholarship was established by Dr. Jean Mercer in honour of her parents, Effie and Leander Mercer. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, an award will be made alternately to a third year student in Medicine, Engineering and Post-Secondary Education (formerly Vocational Education). In any given year, if no student is eligible in the designated faculty it may be awarded to a student in one of the other two faculties. The successful student must have done most of his/her studies as a mature student. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation of the respective Dean. Financial need must also be taken into account.

The Gordon Mercer Rural Medicine Bursary

Named for the Founding Officer for Student Affairs in the Faculty of Medicine (1972), this bursary is awarded to a student entering first year studies in the Faculty of Medicine who is from a rural community (as defined by the university) in Newfoundland and Labrador and who is in financial need. The bursary is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The John M. and Elsa S. Morgan Scholarships

These scholarships have been bequeathed to the University by the late Dr. John M. Morgan, B.Sc., M.D., and have been named to commemorate Dr. Morgan and his wife Elsa. Up to twenty-five scholarships will be made available annually to undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland within the areas specified below and who will be continuing in these programs. The scholarships, valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 each, will be disbursed as follows:

  • - up to five to the Faculty of Medicine
  • - up to four to the School of Nursing
  • - up to four to the Faculty of Education
  • - up to four to the Department of Philosophy
  • - up to four to the Department of Anthropology
  • - up to two to the Department of Religious Studies (with preference to students of comparative religions)
  • - up to two to students in Newfoundland Studies

The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the appropriate Dean/Director/Department Head. Preference will be given, where possible, to students from the Port-de-Grave District.

The Dr. Charles Nardini Memorial Award

This award was initiated by the Class of 1986 in memory of a classmate who was tragically killed in a skidoo accident in the Spring of 1986. Valued at approximately $500.00 annually, it will be given to a fourth year medical student who has scholarship standing. He/she should be selected by his/her classmates and judged as follows: The student who best exemplified the characteristics of leadership, friendliness, good humour, care and concern for fellow students and patients.

Selection will take place after completion of fourth year. The student will be nominated by classmates and recommended on the basis of a majority vote. Preference, when possible will be given to students from Labrador. The recommendation must be submitted to the Dean's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships, Faculty of Medicine. It will then be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Dr. Francis L. O'Dea Scholarship

This scholarship is established to commemorate the memory and work of Dr. Francis L. O'Dea in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is valued at a portion of the income on the investment. It is awarded annually to a third-year student in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland, whose special interest lies in the area of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine and a Faculty Selection Committee.

Mary E. Pedersen, M.D. Scholarship in Medicine

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Mary E. Pedersen, B.Sc., B.Med.Sc, M.D., CCFP, ABFP, FAAF. Five scholarships, valued at $1,000.00 each, will be awarded annually, based on scholarship standing, to second year undergraduate medical students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. They will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries.

The Pathology Prize

This prize is awarded by the Pathology Department to the second-year student in the Faculty of Medicine whose performance in the General and Systems Pathology courses is considered by the members of the Discipline of Pathology to be most distinguished. The prize was initiated in 1984 by the members of the Discipline in recognition of the distinguished contributions by Dr. S.N. Huang, a previous Chairman of the Discipline, to Pathology and to medical education at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships.

The William and Frances Pound Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a donation to the Opportunity Fund by Alumnus, Dr. Bernard Kai Fai So of Hong Kong. It is in recognition of the kindness and generosity shown to Dr. So by Mr. And Mrs. Pound during his years as a student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Valued at the annual interest on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a medical student at Memorial University of Newfoundland on the basis of scholarship standing. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Dr. Calvin N. Powell Bursary in Medicine

This bursary, which was established by Dr. Powell, is valued at $1,000.00. It will be awarded annually to a student entering the third or fourth year of medical studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland on the basis of scholarship standing and demonstrated financial need. The recipient will hold no other concurrent award. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries.

The Harry Roberts Prize in Pharmacology

In recognition of the contribution made to the community and to the medical profession by Dr. H.D. Roberts, Elizabeth Drugs Limited offers an annual prize of $200.00 to the medical student who has shown academic excellence in the field of Pharmacology. The prize will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the decision of the Dean of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships.

The Dr. J.B. Roberts Memorial Scholarship

Friends and colleagues of the late Dr. J.B. Roberts have established this scholarship in his memory. It will be awarded annually to a medical student for the most outstanding performance in second year clinical skills. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Ryan Scholarship

This scholarship, established by Helen Ryan in memory of family members, Mary B.H., Thomas Sr., Thomas Jr. and Mary, is valued at a portion of the accrued interest on an endowment. Based on scholarship standing and financial need it will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Medicine. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.

The Morris and Graham Wilansky Memorial Award

This award has been established through a generous donation by family and friends of Morris and Graham Wilansky, in their memory. The scholarship will be awarded annually to the second-year medical student who has achieved highest academic excellence in the Neurosciences course. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Medicine.