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Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2010/2011)
11 Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Available to Graduate Students
11.1 Awards Administered By the School of Graduate Studies

Information on all graduate awards listed below can be obtained from the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Affinity NL (Ottawa) Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the fund raising efforts of the Ottawa Affinity Newfoundland and Labrador group and is valued at a portion of the income on the investment according to Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Awards Program Spending Policy. Based on scholarship standing (academic excellence), it will be awarded in an alternating fashion to a first year undergraduate student (entering their second year) and then a first-year graduate student (entering the first year of either a Master's or Ph.D. program). The student must be from a rural community in Newfoundland and Labrador, express an interest in returning to work in rural Newfoundland, and be registered for full-time studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Rural is defined as outside St. John’s and Corner Brook as determined by the Centre for Institutional Analysis and Planning, or an equivalent University or Government body. When awarded to an undergraduate student, the Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarship, Bursaries and Awards. When awarded to a graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

The Hira & Kamal Ahuja International Graduate Fellowship

The Hira & Kamal Ahuja International Graduate Fellowship, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, has been established by Hira Ahuja, a former faculty member in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The Fellowship will be awarded to three full-time international graduate students enrolled in the thesis-based program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The fellowship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Preference will be given to students who have served the East Indian community in Canada, through volunteer work. The Fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science.

F.A. Aldrich Graduate Award

The F.A. Aldrich Graduate Award has been established in memory of the first Dean of Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Up to three annual awards of $2,000.00 may be made. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies to alumni of Memorial University of Newfoundland who are in the first year of a full-time graduate program and will be based on academic merit, and need only if all other things are equal. If the application is based on need, please make a case.

The Archaeology Unit Scholarship

This scholarship, which is made possible by the Newfoundland Marine Archaeology Society, will be awarded annually to a full-time master’s student, who is in his/her second year of study in the area of Archaeology. Valued at $1,000.00 this scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies based on a recommendation from the Head, Department of Anthropology on the basis of academic standing.

The Atreya-Haritha Scholarship in Mathematics

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Dr. K.R. and Nandinin Kothandaraman. Valued at $1000 annually, it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student, either a senior level undergraduate or a graduate student in Mathematics and/or Statistics. In the case of an undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics. In the case of a graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, also upon recommendation of the head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The William H. and Bertha Baird Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson in memory of her parents. It will be awarded to a full time graduate student at either the Master's or doctoral level. Eligible candidates should be residents of the province, or should have been resident in the province for at least three years prior to entering the program, excluding time spent at post secondary institutions. The award, based on academic excellence, will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

The Barrowman Biochemistry Graduate Travel Awards

The income from this endowment will be used to provide a number of awards to graduate students registered in the Department of Biochemistry, so that they may attend scientific conferences. Preference will be given to full-time students but part-time students will also be considered. It is anticipated that about three awards will be made each year. The awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Biochemistry.

The Barrowman Community Health Graduate Travel Awards

The income from this endowment will be used to provide a number of awards to full-time graduate students pursuing a research program in the Division of Community Health, so that they may attend scientific conferences. The awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Assistant Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine.

The Dean M. Ian Bowmer Graduate Travel Award in Medicine

This award is made possible through the generous contribution of funds by Dr. M. Ian Bowmer, former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as contributions by faculty and staff, to endow a graduate travel award in his name. This endowment will provide an annual award, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, to a full-time graduate student pursuing a research program at the Masters or Doctoral level in the Faculty of Medicine, assisting the presentation of the student’s research at a conference. The award will be competitive and based on an abstract or paper to be presented at the meeting. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Medicine, Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

The Dr. Joe Brown Graduate Research Award in Aquatic Ecology and Aquaculture

This award was established to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Joe Brown through initial contributions by his family, friends, colleagues and students. As a Professor (Research) at the Ocean Sciences Centre from 1984 to 2005, Joe established a unique reputation both for his scholarly work in the areas of behavioural ecology of fishes and cold-water aquaculture and for his radiant, passionate sense of humour, humanity and empathy, particularly concerning students. The award in support of research activities will be normally available annually to a full-time graduate student in the second or subsequent year of study in the areas of aquatic ecology or aquaculture, and is valued at a portion of the income from the endowment. Given on the basis of scholarly merit and quality of research, the award will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Director of the Ocean Sciences Centre.

The David Buchan Graduate Research Award in Folklore

The Research Award is established in memory of Dr. David Buchan, a leading international ballad scholar, faculty member in the Department of Folklore from 1979 to 1994, and the first Memorial University of Newfoundland Research Professor. Administered by the School of Graduate Studies, two awards of $500 will normally be given each year to fund costs related to national/international travel for the accomplishment of, or the presentation of, folklore research by students in the graduate program in folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The awards, given on the basis of scholarly merit combined with the quality of a research proposal or conference paper abstract, will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Head of the Department of Folklore, who will be advised by the Department of Folklore's Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Committee.

Buchans Scholarship Fund of ASARCO Incorporated

ASARCO Incorporated has established a scholarship fund, the annual interest on which will provide for students enrolled in the Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, either a scholarship for post-graduate study and research, valued at $5000.00; or two scholarships for undergraduate study, valued at $500.00 each. The latter scholarships will be available only when no suitable candidate can be found for the former. In order to qualify for these awards, students must be native-born Newfoundlanders or graduates of Newfoundland high schools. In the case of the graduate scholarship, the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences; in the case of the undergraduate scholarships, by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences. Should no candidates be available in any year, the awards may be held over.

The Maurice J. Burke Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at a portion of income on the investment, was established by the family of the late Maurice Burke. Mr. Burke served in the Provincial Department of Education in the Teacher Certification Division for thirty-five years. He was also a columnist and author with a personal and professional interest in Newfoundland culture and folklore celebrating the uniqueness of Newfoundland outport life. It will be awarded alternately to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in the Department of Folklore on the basis of scholarship standing. In the case of undergraduates it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Head, Department of Folklore.

The Dr. Alfred T.H. Burness Graduate Award in Medicine

The award is established by the generous donations of family and friends of the late Dr. Alf Burness to commemorate the thoughtful and patient graduate supervision and kindness provided by Dr. Burness (Division of Basic Sciences, Medicine 1976 – 1991) to graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine. The award is intended to encourage graduate students to produce work of outstanding quality.

The award will be given annually to a full-time graduate student pursuing a research program at the Masters level in the Faculty of Medicine who has successfully completed three semesters of the program. Selection will be based on course work, research, and other related accomplishments. Candidates must apply in writing, including a statement of eligibility as well as details of their area of research and progress, i.e. publications, presentations, other awards, etc. Each application must be supported by a reference from the candidate’s supervisor verifying the candidate’s area of research and progress to date. Applications should be submitted to, the Faculty of Medicine, Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a Committee including the Assistant Dean, Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine) and the Graduate Program Coordinators (Medicine).

Faculty of Business Administration Associates Scholarship Fund

This fund was established through the contributions of members of the Associates' Program of the Faculty of Business Administration. The fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty. Awards will be made on the basis of academic standing but such factors as financial need and contribution to the Faculty may be taken into account. In the case of the undergraduate program, scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of the graduate program, the scholarships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

The Greg Campbell Memorial Business Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one award to a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this scholarship must have scholarship standing and a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work and/or service in the faculty/University. If there are no suitable candidates in this category, the scholarship may be awarded to a candidate on the basis of academic standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Committee on Graduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, School of Graduate Studies.

Canadian College of Teachers Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, is sponsored by the Cabot Chapter of the Canadian College of Teachers and is awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Education for outstanding research. The award is made on the basis of application by a student or nomination by the student's supervisor. The application or nomination may take the form of a thesis or project proposal, but preferably be supported by an explanation of why the work involved is particularly meritorious. Applications should be forwarded to the office of the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research, Faculty of Education. The scholarship will by awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.

The Rob Crosbie Scholarship for International Study

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Opportunity Fund Campaign by Mr. Rob Crosbie. The scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 annually, will support a Business student (graduate or undergraduate) who is on an academic international exchange and who has shown interest in pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

The Sally Davis Scholarship

The Sally Davis Scholarship has been established to celebrate the memory and life work of Sally Davis. Contributions to the scholarship fund have come from family and friends who were so lovingly and generously influenced by Sally during her long life. The scholarship, valued at $1000.00, will be awarded annually in the Spring Semester. Eligible candidates must be full-time students in the Master of Women's Studies program. Preference will be given to a candidate studying in one of the following areas: peace and international understanding, literacy, children, labour movement, gun control, or environment. If there is no qualified graduate applicant in a particular year, the award may be offered to an undergraduate (who is registered in a minor in Women's Studies) who is in financial need. An individual may receive the award twice but no more. In the case of graduates it is awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Co-ordinator, Women's Studies Program. In the case of undergraduates, the scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Co-ordinator, Women's Studies Program.

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

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

Eaton Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,500.00, is to be awarded to a student who has left full-time employment of five years or more to enter full-time studies in the MBA program, for completion or near completion of the degree. Selection of the candidate for the scholarship will be made on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Awards will be made on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, and the Dean of Graduate Studies. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The Echos du Monde Classique/Classical Views Internship Fund

This fund jointly sponsored by the journal Echos du Monde Classique/Classical Views and the School of Graduate Studies, was established to support a full-time graduate student in Classics to train as an editorial intern with EMC/CV. It is awarded on the basis of academic standing to a full-time graduate student entering the Department of Classics and is valued at $10,000.00 per annum, paid over a period of three successive academic semesters. It may be renewed for one additional year. The internship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the editors of Echos du Monde Classique/Classical Views.

Ethnomusicology Award for Field Research

This fund has been established by Beverley Diamond and Clifford Crawley to advance research in ethnomusicology in Canada on the occasion of the beginning of graduate studies in the field at Memorial University of Newfoundland. One or more awards, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to full-time graduate ethnomusicology students in clear academic standing who wish to pursue field research. Selection will be made on the basis of a submitted research proposal. Application forms and guidelines are available from and should be submitted to the School of Music. The deadline date for submissions of applications to the Chair of the Interdisciplinary Advisory Committee for Ethnomusicology is March 31. If there are no suitable candidates in a given year the awards will not be awarded. The awards will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the School of Music’s Scholarships and Awards Committee in consultation with the Interdisciplinary Advisory Committee for Ethnomusicology.

The Faculty of Business Administration Jacinta Sheppard Fellowship

This fellowship, made possible through a donation by the Faculty of Business Administration, is in honour of Jacinta Sheppard, an MBA student who passed away in 1997 after a lengthy illness. While in the MBA program, Ms. Sheppard demonstrated academic excellence and a dedication to learning. This fellowship has a value of $1,000.00 annually, and will recognize a full-time student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has demonstrated these same qualities. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Dr. Alex Faseruk MBA Scholarship for Excellence in Service

The Dr. Alex Faseruk MBA Scholarship for Excellence in Service will be awarded annually to a full-time MBA student of scholarship standing who has demonstrated outstanding service through participation in student, faculty or university activities and/or contribution to the larger community. This award is in recognition of Dr. Faseruk's contribution to the Faculty of Business Administration as Professor of Finance and Coach of MBA case competition teams. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the endowment. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Academic Programs, Faculty of Business Administration.

The J. Bruce and Helen H. French Graduate Scholarship in Physics

This scholarship valued at the annual accrued interest on an initial endowment, will be awarded to a female student at any level of a graduate program in physics on the basis of excellence in both course work and research. If, in a particular year, a qualified female student is not available, the scholarship may be awarded to a male student who meets the other conditions. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Physics.

The P.J. Gardiner Award for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

This fund was established from contributions to the University’s Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Business and a local entrepreneur. This award is valued at $5,000.00 annually and will recognize student creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship as evidenced by a student’s genuine interest in small business and entrepreneurship through the establishment or the intention to establish a new venture. Students in any program of study (graduate or undergraduate) are eligible. To apply for the P. J. Gardiner Award, students are to provide a written report or plan describing their venture. Award finalists will then be asked to make an oral presentation to the Award Selection Committee. The Award Selection Committee will consist of faculty members from the Faculty of Business Administration and the business community at large. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards acting on the recommendation of this panel. In the case of graduate students the awards will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Committee on Graduate Studies of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The Peter Gardiner Award for International Study

This fund was established from contributions to the University's Anniversary Fund to commemorate the memory of the late Peter Gardiner, a former Director of Memorial's School of Business. Interest from the fund will provide or two annual awards of $2,500.00 each to support Business students (graduate and/or undergraduate) to study at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Harlow Campus or at another university outside Canada. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies.

The Mary A. Griffiths Memorial Bursary Fund for Folklore Field Research (Graduate)

This fund has been established by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore Society in memory of Mary A. Griffiths, B.A. (Folklore). One of more bursaries valued at a minimum of $250.00 each will be awarded annually to graduate Folklore students who wish to pursue field research. The awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Folklore. Selection will be made on the basis of a submitted research proposal as well as demonstrated financial need. Application forms and guidelines are available from and should be submitted to the Folklore Department. Deadline date for submission of applications is January 31. If there are no suitable candidates in a given year the bursaries will not be awarded.

The Michael Harrington Research Prize in Newfoundland History

This award was established by the family of Michael Francis Harrington Sr., journalist, author and Newfoundland historian. The prize is valued at a minimum of $500.00 and will be awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student doing research in Newfoundland history. To be considered, undergraduate students must be history majors planning to do research for a course in Newfoundland history or towards an honours thesis. Graduate students must be writing a thesis on some aspect of Newfoundland history. In some instances it may be awarded as a travel grant which will assist students with travel expenses incurred while undertaking their research. In the case of undergraduates it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head, Department of History. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, also upon recommendation of the Head, Department of History.

The Professor Elmer Harp Jr. Legacy Collection's Award

Dr. Elmer Harp Jr. was one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s pioneer archaeologists. He conducted influential research on the Northern Peninsula and the Strait of Belle Isle, with a primary focus on Port au Choix. This award is given annually to a full-time student enrolled in graduate studies in Archaeology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference will be given to candidates conducting thesis research using Dr. Harp’s legacy artifact collections from Port au Choix. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies based upon the recommendations of the Head, Department of Archaeology.

The Dr. Austin J. Harte Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Austin J. Harte Memorial Scholarship commemorates the memory of Austin Harte who was a member of the Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1991-1995. The scholarship, which is valued at one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), may be awarded annually to a student in a graduate program, in the Faculty of Education. In order to be eligible for consideration, candidates must be registered full time and satisfy all other conditions as stipulated by the University. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Education. A special application is required and may be obtained from the Faculty of Education and/or the School of Graduate Studies. Deadline for Application: March 15.

A.G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship

Normally, up to three A. G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually commencing in the Fall Semester. The awards are to be made solely on the basis of high academic merit. Typically a minimum of a first class degree is required. One scholarship shall be awarded to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, one to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from a Canadian university, and, one to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from a foreign university. The value of the scholarship is $15,000, and it may be held for one year only. Recipients holding a major external award of $15,000 or greater will retain $3,000 of the A. G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. One nomination from each category listed above, for these awards, should be forwarded to the Dean or Director by June 1st. Deadline for the Dean or Director to submit nominations to the School of Graduate Studies is June 15th.

The Rolf G. Hattenhauer Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by the Labour Management Co-operation Committee to commemorate the late Professor Rolf G. Hattenhauer, a well-known Newfoundland arbitrator who was actively involved in setting up the Committee. Professor Hattenhauer was a member of the Department of Commerce (later the Faculty of Business Administration) at Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1965 until his death in 1983, and during the year 1969-70 served as Head (pro tem) of the Department. The fund will provide scholarships and fellowships on a rotating basis in undergraduate and graduate studies in Business Administration.

In the case of the undergraduate scholarships, preference will be given to students in Terms 6 and 7 of the Bachelor of Commerce program who are majoring in Labour Relations. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

In the case of the graduate fellowships, preference will be given to those students in the Master of Business Administration program who are concentrating in or conducting research on the area of personnel and industrial relations. The graduate fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. If a suitable graduate student is not available in a given year the scholarship for that year may be awarded to an undergraduate student.

The Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited Graduate Scholarship in Business Studies

This scholarship valued at the annual accrued interest on an initial endowment was established from a generous donation made by Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited. Two awards, valued at $3,000.00 each, will be made annually to entering full-time graduate students whose area of specialization is business studies. The scholarship may include, at the discretion of the donor, an invitation to their head office to meet their management team. The award may be renewed for a second year provided that academic standing is maintained. Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of academic merit. The award will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

The Dr. Ethel M. Janes Memorial Scholarship in Education (Graduate)

From a sum of money endowed to Memorial University of Newfoundland by the late Dr. Ethel M. Janes, one scholarship valued at $2,000.00 will be awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement. Dr. Janes, a Professor of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland for twenty-eight years, devoted most of her professional career to study, research and teaching in primary and elementary education. Her contribution to the development of primary and elementary teacher education programs within the faculty was significant, as was her influence on primary and elementary education in the schools. Two generations of prospective teachers were her students. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic standing in a first Memorial University of Newfoundland Education degree to a graduate student with a specialization in reading or language arts. In the event that in any given year no graduate student qualifies for the award, this scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student. Instalments of $1,000.00 each will be awarded in two successive academic terms; and the scholarship is renewable for two years, provided first-class standing is maintained. This award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Education.

Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Research Awards for Students of Memorial University

The Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador annually offers up to five Legal Research Awards valued at $500 each to students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Awards are for outstanding research papers on one or more legal issues, or topics treated in a legal context, in a senior level course in any discipline at the undergraduate level and in any graduate course for students at the graduate level. The papers submitted by and with endorsement of course professor or lecturer will be judged initially by the Dean, Director, or Department Head who will make a recommendation to a special selection committee comprised of appointees of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Law Foundation. Undergraduate students will receive a minimum of two and graduate students will receive one or more of the five Awards available annually. In the case of undergraduate students the Awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduate students the Awards will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases they will act upon the recommendation of the Foundation’s selection committee. Please note that papers, if available on computer, must also be submitted in electronic format. An additional $500 will be provided annually by the Law Foundation to Queen Elizabeth II Library for the purchase of research materials and resources. Total Awards $3,000.

The LGL Limited Scholarship in Marine Science

This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, was established by LGL Limited. It will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science who is following a program of studies related to Marine Science. The successful candidate will be either a fourth year undergraduate student doing an honours program or a graduate student. Wherever possible, preference will be given to a student from a fishing family, but other students will be considered. In the case of undergraduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be based upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science.

The Maritime Awards Society of Canada (MASC) Maritime Studies Scholarship

The Maritime Awards Society of Canada has established an annual scholarship tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful candidate will be a Canadian citizen studying in a "maritime based" program at either the Masters or Doctoral level. This scholarship will have a value of at least $5,000.00 a year and in some cases may be renewed for a second year. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the appropriate Academic Unit.

Maritime History Internship

This fund, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Nautical Research Society and the School of Graduate Studies, is designated to support a graduate student in history to train as an editorial intern with the journal The Northerner Mariner/Le Marin du nord. It will be awarded on the basis of academic standing to a graduate student pursuing studies in the area of maritime history. The award will normally be made to an entering student, but may be made to a student already enrolled in the graduate program. Valued at $12,000.00 per year, it will be paid over a period of three successive academic semesters and may be renewed. Masters students may be renewed for one additional year and doctoral students may be renewed for up two additional years. The internship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the editors of The Northerner Mariner/Le Marin du nord and the Department of History.

The Edgar Raymond Martin Memorial Scholarship in Music

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Mrs. Helen MacLeod in memory of her brother Edgar Martin. Edgar completed a Bachelor of Science at McGill University, Montreal in 1942 and died later that year while returning to St. John's aboard the S.S. Caribou which was torpedoed, causing the loss of 137 lives. Edgar was 19 years old and had a profound love for classical music. In his memory, this scholarship will be awarded to a full time graduate student in the School of Music. It will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies based on a recommendation from the Director, School of Music.

James and Muriel Martin Award in Music

The James and Muriel Martin Award was established through a generous gift to the School of Music by Mrs. Helen MacLeod, on behalf of her parents. James and Muriel Martin, lifelong residents of St. John’s, Newfoundland, were enthusiastic participants in the local music scene in the early half of the twentieth century. The award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be given annually to a full-time graduate student (MA or PhD) enrolled in the ethnomusicology program, with preference to a student whose focus is on the research, collection or preservation of music in Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be granted by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Director, School of Music.

The Margaret D. McLean Scholarship

The Margaret D. McLean Scholarship, valued at the annual accrued interest on the initial endowment, is awarded to a graduate of the basic Bachelor of Nursing Program of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a doctoral program of Nursing (or related field). In the event that an appropriate application from a doctoral candidate is not available, students enrolled in a Master's Program in Nursing (or related field) who intend to obtain a doctorate, may be considered. The scholarship will be based on academic excellence in the Bachelor of Nursing Program and in any graduate courses completed. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Director, School of Nursing.

Master of Women’s Studies Graduate Travel Award

Funded through generous contributions to the Department of Women’s Studies, this award is available bi-annually (one time in each of the Fall and Spring semesters) to full-time or part-time students enrolled in the two-year Master of Women’s Studies (MWS) program. This award is established to assist with travel to scholarly conferences for the purpose of presenting academic papers and/or posters. Successful applicants must be enrolled in the first two years of the MWS program and must submit the following criteria, with a copy of the Graduate Student Request for Travel Assistance form, to the Department of Women’s Studies: acceptance of a paper/poster presentation, written support of co-supervisors, relevance to the students’ program of study and the estimated cost of travel. Students must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award and are eligible to receive this award one time only during the enrolment in the two-year MWS program. The deadlines for submission are December 1st and May 1st for the Fall and Spring semesters respectively. Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $100 for travel within North America and up to $200 for travel outside of North America. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies based on the recommendation of the Graduate Coordinator who will be advised by the Graduate Studies Advisory Committee.

The Medical School Essay Graduate Student 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 graduate 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 that are 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 recipient of this award will have their essay printed in the Memorial University Journal of Human Health. The award is made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships in the Faculty of Medicine.

The Gordon Mertz Memorial Fellowship in Physical Oceanography

This fund was established as a memorial for Dr. Gordon Mertz by his family. Dr. Mertz was a Physical Oceanographer at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Interest from the fund will be used to provide a fellowship which will be awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time graduate student working in an area of Physical Oceanography with applications in Fisheries Oceanography or Marine Ecology. The fellowship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography.

The W.F. Morneau Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the interest on the initial endowment will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration to a Newfoundland student who has been granted direct entry on a full-time basis to Term 3 of the Master of Business Administration Program and who has exhibited a high level of ambition. Financial need may also be taken into consideration when awarding this scholarship.

The Neil Murray Graduate Research Award in Folklore

The Research Award, sponsored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, is established to commemorate the energy of Neil Murray in his encouragement and promotion of our provincial folk music traditions. Open to students currently registered in the graduate program in folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland, two awards of $250, or one of $500, will normally be given each year. These awards are designed to fund costs related to the accomplishment of, or the presentation of, research on the traditional performing arts in Newfoundland, including song, dance, drama, or narrative and/or the cultural traditions of the Newfoundland fishery. The awards, given on the basis of demonstrated academic merit and a research proposal or conference paper abstract demonstrating original, creative and innovative thought, will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Folklore, who will be advised by the Selection Committee. Applications should be directed to the head, Department of Folklore. The deadline for application is March 1st each year.

The National Scholarship in Ocean Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has helped to establish The National Scholarship in Ocean Studies to be awarded to an outstanding Ph.D. candidate in an aspect of ocean studies which may include: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, physics, earth sciences, geography, economics or engineering. The award valued at $18,000 per annum for a maximum of three successive years may be held in conjunction with other major awards. The award is made only on the basis of academic excellence and the successful candidate must exhibit and maintain first-class standing. Guidelines and applications for the scholarship are available from the School of Graduate Studies. Final selection of the candidate will be made by a committee which reports to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. A one-time grant of up to $2,000 may be made in support of travel to appropriate conferences where the student is presenting research findings. Deadlines for applications will be July 1 in any one year when the scholarship is available, and application should be made on appropriate forms available from the School of Graduate Studies.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Neurotrauma Initiative Award

This award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is made possible by a generous endowment from the Newfoundland and Labrador Neurotrauma Initiative Program, a partnership between the Rick Hansen Man in Motion Foundation, the Canadian Paraplegic Association, the Brain Injury Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The award will be available on an annually rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students, with first preference given to a student who has been identified with a brain or spinal cord injury. For undergraduate students applications are available from the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Office, Room UC4018, University Centre, (709) 864-3956. Graduate Students are required to apply specifically to the School of Graduate Studies, Room IIC 2021, Inco Innovation Centre, (709) 864-2600. If no candidate is available with a brain or spinal cord injury, preference will be given to a student who is studying in any field related to neurotrauma. If it is not awarded at the level of study (i.e. graduate/undergraduate) on rotation in a given year, it may be awarded to a student studying at the other level for that year. In the case of undergraduates, the award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee. This award is open to part-time or full-time students with clear academic standing.

The Elizabeth A. Newlands Memorial Scholarship in Social Work

This scholarship has been named to honour the late Mrs. Elizabeth Newlands, one of the first graduates of the B.S.W. Program as Memorial University of Newfoundland. Valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 annually, it will be awarded on the basis of academics to either a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Social Work. If granted to an undergraduate the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. If awarded to a Graduate Student, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In either case the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of an appropriate recommendation from the Director, School of Social Work.

The Nopah Consulting Limited Bursaries in Earth Sciences

Three bursaries, valued at $2,500 each, will be awarded annually to full-time graduate students who are enrolled in a masters program in the area of geology and whose topic of research is directly related to Newfoundland and Labrador. These bursaries will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic standing. They are tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland and may be renewable for a second year. They will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.

The Senator Gerald R. Ottenheimer Language Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the initial endowment, has been established via The Opportunity Fund in memory of Senator Ottenheimer through the generosity of White Ottenheimer & Baker, Barristers & Solicitors. It will be awarded on a rotating basis to students majoring in one of the language programs or the English Language and Literature programs at Memorial University of Newfoundland (graduate or undergraduate). At the undergraduate level it will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a student in second year or beyond who plans to pursue one of the above noted areas of specialization. In the case of graduate students it will be awarded to a full-time student doing the Masters of Arts in one of the disciplines noted. If the successful candidate is an undergraduate, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. If the winner is a graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Arts.

The Stuart O. Pierson Prize

The Stuart Pierson prize, valued at a portion of the annual interest, will be awarded annually on the joint recommendation of the Head of the History department and the Co-ordinator of the Masters of Philosophy program in Humanities. Eligible students will be enrolled full time, in either the Masters of Philosophy Humanities program, or in the MA or BA Hons. programs in History. Preference will be given to students who show particular promise in the history of ideas, historiography, or the history of science. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduate students, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies.

The Dennis R. Prince Memorial Scholarship

The Dennis R. Prince Memorial Scholarship has been made available by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Falconbridge Ltd., the Porcupine Prospectors and Developers Association, the mining community, colleagues, friends and family of the late Dennis Prince. Dennis graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1970 with a B.Sc. Honours degree. He led a distinguished career as a geologist with twenty-nine years at Falconbridge Ltd.

The annual scholarship, valued at $2,000.00 and an engraved Brunton compass, will be awarded to a final year student specializing in mineral exploration and development in the honours program of the undergraduate degree in Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If there is no qualified undergraduate student a graduate student who has been accepted for post-graduate studies in mineral exploration and development at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who intends to pursue a career in the mineral industry, will be considered. The qualifying student must demonstrate scholarship standing, strong personal values including a strong work ethic and high personal integrity. Active participation and leadership in geological associations and activities such as The Alexander

Murray Geology Club and the Geological Association of Canada may be taken into consideration as well as financial need. In the case of undergraduates the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be based on a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences in consultation with the PDAC and the Prince family.

The Gar Pynn Scholarship in Business

This endowed scholarship is made possible through a very kind donation to Memorial University of Newfoundland by an anonymous donor in recognition of Professor Pynn's contribution to the Faculty of Business Administration over his 27 years of service. A scholarship valued at approximately $2,000.00 will be awarded annually to a full-time student at the end of his or her first year of full time study in the M.B.A. Program. It will be awarded to the student who has best demonstrated a combination of academic excellence, significant contributions to the faculty and leadership in student life within the M.B.A. Program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

The Rothermere Foundation Fellowships

These Fellowships, the gift of the first Chancellor of the University, have been established to aid and encourage students who have taken their first degree at this University to pursue their studies for a British higher degree at a university of their choice in the United Kingdom. It is not intended that students who have obtained most of their education in Britain be eligible for a Fellowship. Awards are made by the Rothermere Fellowships Trust, on the recommendation of the President of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The conditions of the award are as follows:

  1. Candidates shall have completed a bachelor's degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland and have completed or be about to complete a master's degree either at Memorial University of Newfoundland or at another university in North America.

  2. Fellowships will be awarded only to candidates who are proceeding to the United Kingdom to work for a British higher degree. Fellowships will not be awarded to candidates who wish to extend their stay in Britain to obtain a further British higher degree. Persons who are full-time members of a faculty of Memorial University of Newfoundland are not eligible for a Rothermere Fellowship.

  3. The awards will be restricted to a maximum tenure of three years or the period requested in the candidate's application, whichever is the lesser. Continuation beyond the first year will depend on certification of competence and satisfactory progress.

  4. Candidates must accept and complete the term of years for which the Fellowship has been awarded unless the requirements for the qualifications for which the Fellowship was awarded have been completed before the term expires. No interruption of tenure or postponement of the date of commencement of the Fellowship will be allowed.

  5. One Fellowship is usually awarded each year.

  6. The value of the stipend is currently £14,514 per annum, plus tuition fees. The fees will be paid direct to the university concerned upon receipt of an invoice. The stipend will be credited to the Fellow's banking account in quarterly instalments.

  7. The Trust will pay for a return airfare, economy class, for Fellows from Newfoundland to England, and back to Newfoundland in each year of their Fellowship (a year being twelve months from the start of the Fellowship and every twelve months of the Fellowship thereafter). Flights must be economy return. The Trust will reimburse the air fare in the final year of award, on the proviso that the student must use the return portion to travel back to Newfoundland within one month of completing the Fellowship.

  8. Completed applications must be submitted in duplicate to this office before the 30th of November and must be accompanied by the following documentation, also in duplicate:

    1. an official transcript of marks from Memorial University of Newfoundland and from any other university attended;

    2. a letter of recommendation from the dean of the faculty or school in which the applicant was registered as an undergraduate at Memorial University of Newfoundland;

    3. a letter of recommendation from the head of the department in which applicant majored as an undergraduate at Memorial University of Newfoundland; and

    4. a letter of recommendation from the applicant's present master's level supervisor;

    5. as indicated in Section 15 of the application, applicants must submit a personal statement on how their research will contribute or be of value to Newfoundland and Labrador. The statement must also contain a section on the candidate's commitment to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Note that additional letters of recommendation and other information in support of the application may be submitted at the applicant's discretion.

Applicants are encouraged to begin the process of applying to universities in the United Kingdom before submitting the Rothermere Fellowship application.

Further information may be obtained by writing Margot Brown, Executive Director/Assistant to the President, Room AA2028, Arts and Administration Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7, or by telephone to (709) 864-8216, or by fax to (709) 864-2059, or by e-mail to mbrown@mun.ca.

Royal Bank Fellowship in Marine Studies

This fellowship is provided through the generosity of the Royal Bank of Canada. It is valued at $5,000 and is open to full-time graduate students in fields related to marine studies including, but not limited to, marine biology, aquaculture, biopsychology, fisheries resource management, maritime history, cold ocean engineering, folklore and naval architecture. The award, given on the basis of academic merit, will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Head of the appropriate academic units in the above noted areas. The award is not renewable but re-applications will be considered.

The Very Reverend Edward and Marjorie Rusted Harlow Travel Award

This is an award for graduate students who wish to travel to Harlow either to undertake graduate thesis-related research or who have enrolled in a graduate course that is offered at the Harlow Campus. One award of $2,000.00 will be made annually to help defray the expenses for airfare and accommodation. Applications are to be made to the Dean of Graduate Studies and must be received by April 30th. Details of application are available from the School of Graduate Studies. The award will be made upon the recommendation of the Dean's Advisory Committee on Medals and Awards.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Bursary

Sceptre Investment Counsel, one of Canada's leading pension and mutual fund managers and an important partner to Memorial University of Newfoundland for several years, has established this bursary as a demonstration of its commitment to community support. Valued at the accrued interest on their endowment, one or more bursaries will be awarded annually on a rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students in any field of study. Successful candidate(s) must be Newfoundland residents demonstrating financial need and displaying qualities of leadership. In the case of undergraduates, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards using scholarship standing as the primary determinant. Graduate students can make application in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. The award will be made by the Dean on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee.

School of Graduate Studies F.A. Aldrich Fellowships

Six to eight fellowships valued at $20,000 per annum on the doctoral level and $15,000 on the masters level will be awarded to incoming full-time Canadian students. Renewal for one year at the doctoral level will be possible. These fellowships were established to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the School of Graduate Studies in 1999 from a portion of the proceeds of the Opportunity Fund and in honour of Memorial University of Newfoundland's first Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Dr. F.A. Aldrich (1970-1987). Recipients will be selected by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee, on the basis of exceptional academic achievement.

School of Pharmacy Millennium Graduate Fellowship

This fellowship, valued at the annual accrued interest on an initial endowment from the School of Pharmacy, is to be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in Pharmacy and will be in addition to the regular graduate student support held. The award is made on the basis of academic excellence in both course work and research and is normally renewable once only, for a Master's recipient and twice only, for a doctoral recipient. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Director of Pharmacy.

The Scotiabank Bursaries for International Study

These bursaries, funded by a generous donation from Scotiabank to The Opportunity Fund, are intended to help students broaden their educational experience and cultivate an international perspective through study abroad while pursuing studies in the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Fifteen or more bursaries will be available with approximately ten at the undergraduate level valued at $1,000.00 each and five at the graduate level valued at $2,000.00 each. The undergraduate bursaries will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to full-time students who are participating in one of the overseas Field Schools or study abroad opportunities sponsored by the Faculty of Arts. These include the Arts semester in Harlow (every Fall) as well as Summer programs at Harlow and in other countries such as Ireland, Malta, Russia, etc. In addition, students wishing to participate in formal exchange programs through the faculty of Arts, such as those with the University of Keele, will also qualify. The graduate bursaries will be based on academics as well and will assist full-time Faculty of Arts master's and doctoral students (including those in interdisciplinary programs) to travel to other countries for the purpose of thesis research and thesis-related study. In both cases financial need may be taken into consideration. In the case of undergraduates the bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In the case of graduates they will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases the bursaries will be awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Arts.

The Dr. Jorge Segovia Scholarship in Health Services Research

This scholarship has been established in honour of Dr. Jorge Segovia (former Associate Dean of Community Health and Professor Emeritus of Social Medicine). It is valued at $500.00 annually and will be awarded to any full-time graduate student doing Health Service Research at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected on scholarship standing through such accomplishments as best paper, best thesis, or best research project. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine, in consultation with the Associate Dean Community Health.

The Dr. Robert W. Sexty Scholarship for Social Responsibility

The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a full-time or part-time student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate business program. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated commitment to social responsibility through academic achievement in a social responsibility course or ethics in business related courses, or successful completion of an M.B.A. research project relating to social responsibility, or involvement in social responsibility as exemplified through university or community service. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship 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 Business Administration. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Dr. Alfred K. Snelgrove Graduate Scholarship in Earth Sciences

A bequest from Dr. Alfred K. Snelgrove makes possible up to two scholarships, valued at $5,000.00 per annum, for students applying for or enrolled in a graduate program in the Department of Earth Sciences. These scholarships are intended primarily for Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and are awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Earth Sciences. The scholarships are tenable for one year, and may be renewed. They may be held in addition to other scholarships and fellowships, and will be awarded only to applicants whose academic excellence and research potential can be clearly demonstrated.

Special Scholarships for Students to Pursue Graduate Studies Related to Resource Development

The "Special Scholarships for Studies in the Sciences Related to Resource Development" will be in the amount of $7500.00 annually for students registered in full-time post-graduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, in programs leading to the Master's and/or Doctorate degrees in the Sciences related to Resource Development. A scholarship may be renewed and awarded for one additional year only.

The scholarships are to be tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, but under special circumstances may include approved studies abroad. Eligible candidates normally should be residents of the province, or should have been resident in the province for at least three years prior to entering the program, excluding time spent at post-secondary institutions.

Candidates will normally have a First-Class Undergraduate Degree, or a Second-Class Degree with First-Class standing in courses in their major field of study. Candidates should apply for the scholarships to the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

The Dr. Anna C. Templeton Memorial Graduate Scholarship

This fund was established from a bequest to the University by Dr. Anna C. Templeton. Awarded annually and valued at approximately 75% of the earned interest, the scholarship is open to full-time graduate students in any year of their program who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership in teaching, promotion or development of craft or home economics in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Normally the award will be made to a student in the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work or at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, or the Fisheries and Marine Institute. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the head of appropriate academic units in the above-noted areas. The award is not renewable, but reapplications will be considered.

The Dr. Wilfred Templeman Memorial Scholarship

In commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of the cod moratorium, the Provincial Government has created this award in honour of Dr. Wilfred Templeman, a pioneer of fisheries research in Newfoundland and Labrador. This scholarship will be available to full-time students pursuing a graduate program in which groundfish research is the primary focus. Successful applicants will receive $2,500 per year for a maximum of two years for work towards a graduate degree in a program appropriately related to the stated goals of the scholarship. The application should contain a brief description of the research being undertaken towards the graduate degree and a statement of how the research is consistent with the goals of the scholarship donor. Candidates should apply for the scholarship to the Office of the Dean of Science no later than the last day of December of the first academic year of their graduate program. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Science.

The J. Beryl Truscott Graduate Scholarship

This fund is established in memorial to J. Beryl Truscott, a long-time employee of the Marine Sciences Research Laboratory, and is administered by the School of Graduate Studies. It is valued at $2000.00 and is normally awarded annually to a full-time student pursuing a graduate program in either Chemistry or Biochemistry. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies based upon recommendations from the Head, Department of Biochemistry and the Head, Department of Chemistry.

The Leslie Tuck-Avian Ecology Award

This endowed scholarship is named in honour of the late Dr. Leslie Mills Tuck, the first Dominion Wildlife Officer and Canadian Wildlife Service Officer in Newfoundland and Labrador. Author of two definitive and award-winning books on Newfoundland birds, The Murres (1961) and The Snipes (1972), Leslie Tuck was a J.L. Paton Research Chair in the Department of Psychology following his retirement from the Canadian Wildlife Service, and a member of the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador which he was instrumental in sustaining. The award, valued at $1,000 annually, will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Science. A committee appointed by the Dean of Science shall select a nominee on the basis of a 500 word essay on the student's research and its relevance to the avian ecology and ecosystem preservation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Eligible candidates must be full-time graduate students in biopsychology, biology or psychology. The winning essay will be published in The Osprey, the quarterly publication of the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

University Support

A limited amount of University Support may be awarded to full-time students working toward graduate degrees at this University. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendations of Departments. These awards may be supplemented by remuneration for extra duties performed in the Departments at the discretion of Department Heads.

The George Weston Graduate Scholarships

Two scholarships valued at a minimum of $2,000.00 each, will be awarded annually to full-time graduate students, one in the field of Marine Biology and one in the field of Marine Engineering. These students must have been born in one of the Atlantic Provinces. Tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, these scholarships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Deans of Science and Engineering.

Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Graduate Student Scholarship

Two Master's level and two Ph.D. level scholarships valued at $1,200.00 each are awarded annually to full-time students entering a program in the School of Graduate Studies. Of the Master's level awards, one shall be for a thesis program, and one for a non-thesis program. Financial need as well as scholarship standing will be taken into consideration. The awards will be made upon the recommendation of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Graduate Business Students

The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Graduate Business Students will be awarded annually to an MBA student of scholarship standing who has demonstrated leadership ability through participation in student, faculty or University activities and/or contribution to the larger community. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated career interest in the area of finance. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Dr. Lynda Younghusband Counselling Award

The Dr. Lynda Younghusband Counseling Award has been established by Dr. Younghusband to promote the counseling profession and to improve access to the national conference for students. This award will be given to either a full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled in the Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program and who is attending the national conference of the Canadian Counselling Association to present a scholarly paper or poster. The recipient must meet the academic requirements for an award. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.