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THE DR. ALFRED T.H. BURNESS GRADUATE
AWARD IN MEDICINE

The award, valued at a portion of the income from the endowment, is established by the generous donations of family and friends of the late Dr. Alfred 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 M.Sc. 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 Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine) and the Graduate Program Coordinators (Medicine).

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.

THE PANTA PHARMACEUTICAL PASSION FOR COMPOUNDING AWARD

The Panta Pharmaceutical Passion for Compounding Award has been generously provided by Panta Pharmaceutical. The award is valued at $250.00 and will be presented annually to a student in the Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) program. The award recognizes excellence in pharmacy compounding. The successful candidate must have demonstrated a passion for the art of compounding, have been recommended by their clinical skills coordinator and meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Director of the School of Pharmacy.

VENDAWASH RESIDENCE AWARD

The VendaWash Residence award is valued at $1,000.00 annually. The award will be given to a student currently residing in university residence (winter semester) who also lived in residence the previous fall semester and who has shown exceptional leadership in raising environmental awareness and participation in environmental projects and activities. The recipient must have a minimum of a 70% cumulative average, be in clear academic standing and must be nominated for the award. Students may nominate themselves or may be nominated by another student or a member of Housing, Food and Conference Services staff. The Award will be conferred by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Director of Housing, Food and Conference Services in consultation with the Manager of Residence Life.

THE AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS) SCHOLARSHIP

The American Bureau of Shipping Scholarship will be awarded to eight full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate scholarship standing and are enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering and Applies Science in any academic terms in the following disciplines: Ocean and Naval Architecture, Civil, Mechanical & Electrical. Preference will be given to students who have strong academics/work experience in an area related to a career in structural; offshore/marine industries. Winners of these scholarships will have preference (upon application) for work term placements with American Bureau of Shipping in Houston (must be eligible for T-N Visa). Valued at $5000.00 each, the scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

THE EASTLINK ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

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

WESLEY MALE CHOIR BURSARY

This bursary was established in memory of William Collins and his two sons, John and Calvin 'Robert' Collins, who were all members of the Wesley Male Choir. It is derived from a generous gift by the late Mr. Calvin 'Robert' Collins to the Choir. The bursary valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a voice student beyond first year who demonstrates musical excellence in their applied study as well as financial need and meets the minimum academic requirements for a bursary. If there are no voice candidates in a given year, the award will be made to a student in another performance medium. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Director, School of Music.

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.

CARL MORRISSEY BURSARY IN MUSIC

This bursary is established in memory of Mr. Carl Morrissey by his family and friends. Through this bursary they hope his love of and involvement in music will continue to encourage young musicians, as he did so often. The bursary, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in the School of Music in any year of study based on financial need and demonstrated music potential. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Director, School of Music.

STATISTICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established by a generous donation from the Statistical Society of Canada. It is based on scholarship standing and is awarded to an undergraduate student in any year of study who is majoring in Statistics and meets the minimum academic requirement for a scholarship. The scholarship will be valued at $750. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

DRS. JAMES AND LESLIE ROURKE DEAN'S CONVOCATION AWARD IN MEDICINE

This award has been established by a generous donation from Dr. James Rourke, who started as Dean of Medicine in 2004 and Dr. Leslie Rourke. The award recipient will be the graduating medical student who has made an outstanding personal contribution to bettering the lives of others through volunteer work and humanitarian acts while maintaining high academic standing. Consideration will be given to students who have exhibited the following characteristics: altruism, kindness and compassion. The award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is made 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,

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 POOLE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Poole Family Scholarship, valued at $5,000.00 per year and renewable for up to three additional years, is funded by a generous annual gift from the charitable trust established by Mr. Terry Poole who attended high school in Corner Brook and now resides in Calgary, Alberta. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student entering into their first year of study in any program at Memorial University of Newfoundland (at any campus). To be eligible, candidates must demonstrate financial need and scholarship standing. Preference will be given to candidates who graduated from a high school in western Newfoundland. Recipients may attend any of Memorial's campuses. The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years as long as candidates maintain scholarship standing, and will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

DESMOND AND ANNIE SINGLE SCHOLARSHIPS

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

TRACEY SLOANE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

This scholarship, valued at $500.00 annually is the result of contributions by Tracey Sloane's coworkers at Aliant. The scholarship is established in memory of Tracey, who was pursuing a Master's degree in Political Science, as a tribute to her love of learning. The scholarship recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Political Science. The student must demonstrate scholarship standing and may be enrolled in any academic year. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation of the Head, Department of Political Science.

REES SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, funded by Memorial University alumnus Michael Rees (BSc '99), is awarded annually to a student entering their second year of full-time undergraduate studies majoring in Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship is valued at $1,000 and will be awarded to a Newfoundland and Labrador high school graduate solely on the basis of scholastic achievement (minimum of scholarship standing). It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Earth Sciences.

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