Office of the Registrar
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (2010/2011)
11.2 Graduate Awards Administered By Other Authorities

The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland Education and Research Trust Scholarship

A $1000.00 scholarship is available from the A.R.N.N. for students pursuing graduate studies in Nursing. The application form is available in writing from The Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland, P.O. Box 6116, St. John's, NL, A1C 5X8 or by telephone to (709) 753-6040.

The Big Ben's Graduate Scholarship in Archaeology

This scholarship is funded through a generous annual contribution by Big Ben's to honor the amity and patronage of graduate students in Archaeology over the years. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in graduate studies in Archaeology. Candidates must be in the first two years of the Master's program or the first four years of the Doctoral program and must have at least scholarship standing. The award will be based on academic merit, with preference give to recipients with demonstrated leadership and public-spirited service to Memorial University of Newfoundland's graduate program in Archaeology. It will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies based upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Archaeology.

The Bowring/Harlow Scholarship

The Board of C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., London, England, together with Mr. Edgar Bowring and Mr. Peter Bowring, former Chairmen of that Company, have made available to Memorial University of Newfoundland, through the Harlow Campus Trust, a grant to establish a scholarship fund for students at the post-baccalaureate level who wish to live at the University's Harlow Campus while undertaking approved studies in Great Britain. It is hoped that interest on the fund will finance up to two annual scholarships of £600 each. In special circumstances the interest may be applied to a single award. In making the award, scholastic achievement and financial need will be considered. The scholarships are awarded by the Trustees of the Harlow Campus Trust on submissions of the Dean of Graduate Studies and the Co-ordinator of Harlow following recommendations from the Faculties/Schools responsible for the applicants' academic programs.

Canadian Federation of University Women (Saint John, NB) Lillian D. & Charles R. Bone Memorial Scholarship for Post-Graduate Study -$1,500

The Canadian Federation of University Women - Saint John offers this scholarship to a female student who is entering a Post-Graduate Degree Program. Eligible candidates must have graduated from a New Brunswick School District 8 High School or be a resident in the greater Saint John area.

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association

Sancella/CGNA Nursing Scholarship - 2 awards of $1000.00. The purpose is to provide support to outstanding Registered Nurses undergoing further education in either an undergraduate nursing degree program, or a post graduate degree program that is relevant to career development in the field of Gerontological Nursing.

The candidate must:

  • - Be a member of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association.
  • - Be registered to practise nursing in a Canadian Province.
  • - Have gained acceptance to a suitable full-time program in a recognized educational institution at the time of taking up the award.
  • - Exhibit interest in and potential for, a career in Gerontological nursing in Canada.
  • - Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident at the time of taking up the award.

The scholarship is administered by the CGNA and further information regarding criteria can be obtained in writing to CGNA, c/o Nancy Bol, Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Rd. E., London, Ontario N6C 5J1

Canadian Nurses Foundation Scholarships & Fellowships Competition

Scholarships and fellowships are awarded to nurses pursuing education at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. In addition to non-specific studies, awards are available for specific area of practice such as northern nursing, occupational health, dialysis nursing, neurological nursing, oncology nursing, community health, gerontology nursing, pediatric nursing and nursing administration. Applications must be members of CNA and CNF, be Canadian citizens and agree to work in Canada for a period of one year for each year of financial assistance. Application forms are available from their website www.canadiannursesfoundation.com or in writing to Canadian Nurses Foundation, 50 Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1E2 or by telephone to (613)237-2133 or by fax to (613)237-3520.

Graduate Students' Union (GSU) Award for Excellence in Community Service

Two awards of $250 each are awarded annually to graduate students of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A selection committee will determine award recipients based on community service endeavours. Nomination forms and further information are available at the GSU website www.mun.ca/gsu

Graduate Students' Union (GSU) Award for Excellence in Research

Two awards of $250 each are awarded annually to graduate students of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A selection committee will determine award recipients based on research the student has accomplished at Memorial relative to the field in which they study. Nomination forms and further information are available at the GSU website www.mun.ca/gsu.

Graduate Students' Union (GSU) Award for Excellence in Teaching

Two awards of $250 each are awarded annually to graduate students of any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A selection committee will determine award recipients based on excellence in teaching-related activities, as demonstrated by student comments, innovative teaching methods, and evidence of exceeding normal teaching requirements. Nomination forms and further information are available at the GSU website www.mun.ca/gsu. Two awards of $250 each are awarded annually to graduate students of any program at Memorial. A selection committee will determine award recipients based on research the student has accomplished at Memorial relative to the field in which they study. Nomination forms and further information are available at the GSU website www.mun.ca/gsu

I.O.D.E. Scholarships for Graduate Study in Canada or Overseas Within the Commonwealth

To honour the memory of the men and women who gave their lives for Canada in World Wars I and II, these memorials were established to provide scholarships for graduate study. Candidates must be Canadian citizens and must hold a first degree from a recognized university in Canada. At the time of applying, a candidate must hold a Master's degree or be in the final year of studies leading to a Master's degree. Further Information is available in writing to The Head Office, I.O.D.E., 40 Orchard View Boulevard, Suite 254, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9.

The Medical School Essay Postgraduate 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. This award, valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, will be awarded annually to any postgraduate 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 recipient of this award will have their essay printed in the Memorial University Journal of Human Health. The award is made on the recommendation of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships in the Faculty of Medicine.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

The Council awards each year, in open competition, a number of post-graduate scholarships in Science and Engineering to assist students in undertaking graduate study and research leading to advanced degrees. These scholarships and fellowships are tenable at both Canadian universities and institutions outside Canada. Further information and applications are available from their website www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca.

The Newfoundland St. Andrew's Society Scholarship

This scholarship is the result of a gift from the Newfoundland St. Andrews Society to Memorial University of Newfoundland. Valued at a portion of the interest on an endowment, the scholarship will be awarded to a student from the Faculty of Arts whose studies and accomplishments most closely support the aims of the Newfoundland St. Andrew's Society; To foster and encourage the love of Scotland, its history, literature, music and national games in a Newfoundland context. 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 awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Arts.

The J.W. Pickersgill Fellowship

The J.W. Pickersgill Fellowship Act provides for the award of a fellowship valued at $7,500.00 per annum to a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland for the pursuit of doctoral studies in History or Political Science at any university. Application forms and regulations are available from the Office of the Dean of Arts, to whom applications must be submitted by February 15.

Rotary Awards

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International offers Graduate Fellowships for those who will have received a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Further information and applications are available from their website www.rotary.org or in writing to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, One Rotary Centre, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 USA.

The St. John's Association of Basketball Officials Award

From a sum of money donated by the St. John's Association of Basketball Officials an award valued at a portion of the annual income on the investment is to be provided annually to a full-time or part-time Memorial University of Newfoundland student, either graduate or undergraduate, who is an active member of the University basketball community. The candidate must meet the University's definition of Clear Standing. In the case of graduate students the award will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In the case of undergraduate students the award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. In both cases the award is based on the recommendation of the executive of the St. John's Association of Basketball Officials.

The Schulich Scholarship for Entrepreneurship

This scholarship, sponsored by Nevada Capital Corporation Ltd. is open to students completing the first year of the M.B.A. program of the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has best demonstrated an entrepreneurial orientation in first-year M.B.A. studies and in other related activities. Students must make special application for the award to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

The Council offers fellowships and grants in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Among Council programs of aid are research grants and short-term grants, and the following awards that are based upon annual competitions: doctoral fellowships and postdoctoral fellowships. Further information and applications are available from their website www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.