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Internal awards (nominated)

The following awards are administered by the School of Graduate Studies and are based on nominations from the individual academic units. Read the award description carefully to determine whether or not to contact the School of Graduate Studies or the appropriate department if you wish further information. Please note that inquiries on internal awards made by the 'Awards and Medals Committee' should be directed to the School of Graduate Studies.

 


 

 

 


 

Athletics Northeast (ANE) Running Club Award for Varsity Cross Country

This award was created by Avalon Northeast (ANE) Running Club, which is a community minded club made up of runners of all ages who embrace the concept of serious running as a way to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle and to enhance their quality of life. The recipients will be one male and one female student, who are members of the cross-country team at Memorial University of Newfoundland and who are in clear academic standing. The recipient will have demonstrated leadership, commitment and dedication to the cross country program while endeavouring to maximize his/her running potential. For undergraduate students, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Director of Athletics, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. In the event a graduate student is the recommended recipient, it will be awarded by the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Director of Athletics.


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 Earth Sciences Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, either a scholarship for post-graduate study and research, valued at $5000; or two scholarships for undergraduate study, valued at $500 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 Scholarships on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences. Should no candidates be available in any year, the awards may be held over.


Canadian College of Teachers Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,000, 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.


CFUW St. John’s Scholarship for Gender Studies

This scholarship has been established by The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) St. John’s. One scholarship, valued at $2000, may be awarded annually, to a woman enrolled full-time in the Master’s program in the Department of Gender Studies. To be eligible, candidates must have scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Gender Studies.


Community Health Master's and Doctoral Student Awards

These graduate student awards are established by Division of Community Health and Humanities in recognition that many students who wish to be full-time students in Community Health Programs are unable to do so because they do not have sufficient graduate student funding to meet the full-time criteria as required by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine. One masters and one doctoral research scholarship may be given annually to incoming thesis graduate students with a declared interest in pursuing full-time studies who do not have adequate funding (by way of scholarship, fellowship, or faculty research monies) to qualify for full-time status.These funds may be used alone or in conjunction with other student awards or partial supervisory funding to meet the full-time funding requirement of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine). During the year of the award, it is expected that the student and supervisor will seek external funding to support the research program.Normally a student will be eligible to receive the scholarship only once during her or his program. If a suitable candidate is not identified in one degree category, two research scholarships may be awarded in the same degree program or to a student in good standing in the second or subsequent year of his or her program. There will be one competition per year, coinciding with the winter semester selections process. All incoming candidates accepted for the MSc and PhD programs in the Division of Community Health and Humanities will be considered for the awards in accordance with the terms and conditions described above. The graduate program committee of CHH will make recommendations to Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine).The awards are made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies (Medicine).


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 Grenfell Campus, 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 Grenfell Campus. 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 Vice President, Grenfell Campus. 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.


Dermot O’Reilly Legacy Award

The award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is established through funds raised by family, friends and music lovers, in Dermot O’Reilly’s memory after his untimely passing in 2007. Dermot chose to make Newfoundland his home in 1971 where he found here a kinship to the Dublin of his youth in the people, music and songs. Here, his life was music. He delighted in sharing music with others and was a mentor to many aspiring musicians. Dermot’s friends and family carry on his legacy by creating this award to encourage and support the promotion of traditional music, oral tradition and dance in Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be given annually to a part-time or full-time student at Memorial University of Newfoundland enrolled in any year of any program of study that meets the academic requirements for an award as outlined by the University. Eligibility should be based on established support of traditional music, oral tradition or dance amongst Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The successful candidate will be determined at the discretion of the Dermot O’Reilly Legacy Award Selection Committee and will have made evident, either through actions or creative undertakings, contributions to the province by demonstrating leadership and creativity in the tradition-bearer community. To be considered, candidates must apply no later than February 1. Applications are available at the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Office and the School of Graduate Studies and must be accompanied by a resume of all relevant information including but not limited to: publications, research, recordings, projects, performances, etc. It will be awarded by either the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards or the Dean, School of Graduate Studies as appropriate based on the recommendation from the Committee.


Dr. Alfred K. Snelgrove Graduate Scholarship in Earth Science

A bequest from Dr. Alfred K. Snelgrove makes possible up to two scholarships, valued at $5,000 per annum, for students applying for or enrolled in a graduate programme in the Department of Earth Sciences. These scholarships are intended primarily from Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, 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.


 Dr. Harrison Hedley Way Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a generous donation from Dr. Elizabeth (Way) Johnson in the name of her late father, Dr. Harrison Hedley Way of Bonavista, NL. In the early 1970’s, he was invited to establish and direct the Department of Educational Psychology within the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland; a post he held for fifteen years. Dr. Harrison Hedley Way was a financial supporter of young Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans who pursue higher education, and this scholarship will ensure that this practice will continue on in perpetuity. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to a student who has graduated from a Newfoundland high school. The student must be enrolled full-time in the Counseling and Psychology program in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Preference will be given where financial need is demonstrated. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as outlined by the University. This scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.


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.


Dr. Lynda Younghusband Counselling Award

The Dr. Lynda Younghusband Counselling Award has been established by Dr. Younghusband to promote the counselling 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 and Psychotherapy 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


Eaton Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $1,500, 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 landed immigrants. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


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.


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 Scholarships 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. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


 George and Mary Behm Award

The George and Mary Behm Award, established by Dr. David Behm, is valued at $500. It will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in the Masters of Kinesiology program who has the highest average in the first four masters courses of the M.Sc. Kinesiology program. The award will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. It will be presented at the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Awards Ceremony in November.


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 Dean, School of Music.


Josephine Welch Research Initiative Award

The Josephine Welch Research Initiative Award, established by Dr. David Behm, is valued at $500. It will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in the Master of Kinesiology program who has demonstrated the greatest initiative towards publishing research. This can include submitted or published papers, abstracts or data collection. The award will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. It will be presented at the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Awards Ceremony in November.


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. 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.


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 per year, it will be paid over a period of three successive academic semesters and may be renewed. Master's 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.


Master of Gender Studies Graduate Travel Award

Funded through generous contributions to the Department of Gender 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 Gender Studies (MGS) 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 MGS program and must submit the following criteria, with a copy of the Graduate Student Request for Travel Assistance form, to the Department of Gender 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 MGS 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.


Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador Past Presidents' Geoscience Scholarship

This scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 was established by the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador. It is awarded annually on the basis of scholarship standing to a Geoscience student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is open to either graduate or undergraduate students in any given year and will be allocated as such at the discretion of the Department Head. In the case of undergraduates, the scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences in consultation with PEGNL. In the case of graduates it is awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences, in consultation with PEGNL.


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 honor of Memorial'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. It 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 landed immigrants. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Pharmacy.


T D Graduate Bursary for Environmental Study

The TD Graduate Bursary for Environmental Study was established by a gift from TD Bank Group to Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University. The bursaries will be awarded to full-time graduate students enrolled in any program of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland, provided they are pursuing research and/or study in environment-related subjects. Recipients must meet the academic criteria for a Bursary. The number and value of the bursaries available each year will depend on the funds available for distribution (as per University policy, as well as the applicant pool, and will be determined at the discretion of the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. The bursaries will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, based upon recommendation of Deans and/or Department Heads of any eligible discipline.


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 and Financial Aid 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 Barrowman Biochemistry Graduate Travel Awards

These awards are established by the generous donations of family and friends of the late Dr. Jim Barrowman to honor his contributions to research and graduate students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. James Barrowman was recruited to Memorial in 1975 as associate professor of gastroenterology and gastrointestinal physiology, was promoted to professor in 1979 and , in 1981, took on the role of the first assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine). 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 present their research at relevant scientific conferences. Preference will be given to full-time students, but part-time students will also be considered. 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

These awards are established by the generous donations of family and friends of the late Dr. Jim Barrowman to honor his contributions to research and graduate students at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. James Barrowman was recruited to Memorial in 1975 as associate professor of gastroenterology and gastrointestinal physiology, was promoted to professor in 1979 and, in 1981, took on the role of the first assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine). The income from this endowment will be used to provide a number of awards to graduate students pursuing a research program in the Division of Community Health and Humanities, so that they may present their research at relevant scientific conferences. Recipients will have demonstrated high academic standing and research potential. The awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine.


The CFUW Edith Creighton Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) St. John’s and is named after Edith Creighton (1892-1994); the first president of CFUW St. John’s when it was formed in 1945. One scholarship, valued at $2000, may be awarded annually, to a woman enrolled full-time in the Masters or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Education. To be eligible, candidates must have scholarship standing. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Education.


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 and Awards Committee. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to, the Department of Folklore.


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 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 BSc 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 and Financial Aid. 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 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 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).


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 from 1991-1995. The scholarship, which is valued at one thousand dollars ($1,000), 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.


The Dr. David Dibbon Leadership Scholar Award

The David Dibbon Award, valued at $10,000 ($5000 per year for two years), has been established by his family, friends, colleagues and students to commemorate the life and work of Dr. David Dibbon, Dean of the Faculty of Education, 2008-2010. David was committed to research focused on improving schools and school systems in Newfoundland and Labrador and elsewhere.He had great dreams of what public education could be.He was passionate about enabling schools to become better places for students to learn and for teachers to work.He was a transformational leader and change agent committed to collaborative partnerships and teamwork. He had a gift of innovative thinking, a visionary spirit, and the tenacious patience required to successfully lead meaningful educational reform. It will be awarded in alternating years to a doctoral student in educational administration who holds Dr. Dibbon’s ideals and has been accepted into Ph.D. studies in the Faculty of Education.$5000 will be awarded in year one, when the student begins full-time studies. The second $5000 will be awarded after successful completion of the oral comprehensive examination. The recipient will be known as “The David Dibbon Leadership Scholar” and will be expected to share his or her research findings with practitioners.The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Education.


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 will be awarded annually on the basis of scholastic achievement. Dr. Janes, a Professor of Education at Memorial University 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 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 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 recommendation from the Faculty of Education.


The Dr. Jack Clark Graduate Award

This award was established in memory of Dr. Jack Clark who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of C-Core from 1984 to 1997. The award will be valued at a portion of the income on the endowment and will be awarded annually. The award is available to any full-time graduate level student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by the University. Eligibility will be based on academic standing with preference given to those who have demonstrated financial need by presenting a case with their application. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.


The Dr. Jon Lien Memorial Scholarship

This entrance scholarship was established to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Jon Lien, C.M.,O.N.L., through initial contributions by his friends, colleagues, students and family. Through his work at Memorial University (1968-1996) Dr. Lien became an international leader in marine conservation and animal behaviour. His pioneering methods to release entrapped whales from fishing gear - including the development of acoustic alarms to warn whales away from such entrapments - earned him unequalled respect with both fishermen and scientists around the globe. His work brought talented students to Memorial, empowering them by demanding excellence and maximum commitment while strongly believing in their potential. A substantial contribution to the scholarship was provided by family and friends of Dr. Deane Renouf, a student of Jon's, who passed away in 1993. In the spirit of collaboration that Jon held dear, this scholarship will honor the memories of both mentor and student. Dr. Renouf was instrumental in establishing the Cognitive and Behavioral Ecology program at Memorial University and was a noted marine mammal ecologist in her own right. The scholarship will be awarded to a full time entering graduate student undertaking studies in marine animal behaviour, marine conservation, coastal community revitalization or a current fishery challenge. The scholarship will be valued at a portion of the income from the endowment and will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Dean of Science.


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 Keith Griffiths Memorial Heart and Stroke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship, established through a generous contribution by the Griffiths family, in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, is valued at $1500 per annum. The Griffiths family has established this scholarship in memory of their father, Keith Griffiths, a stroke survivor and dedicated volunteer. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time graduate level student in the Faculty of Medicine, who is pursuing a research program in stroke and neurological issues related to stroke. Candidates must apply in writing, providing a statement of eligibility, as well as details of their area of research, and progress. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a committee including the Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies (Medicine) and the Graduate Program Coordinators (Medicine).


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.


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 Faculty of Business Administration Aboriginal Scholarship

A scholarship valued at $500 will be awarded to an Aboriginal resident of Newfoundland and Labrador in the Faculty of Business Administration. Eligible students must be in scholarship standing, be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland and provide confirmation of their Aboriginal status. In the case of undergraduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.


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 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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


The Fry Family Foundation MBA Leadership Scholarship

The Fry Family Foundation MBA Leadership Scholarship valued at $2,500 each will be awarded annually to two full-time students in the MBA program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The award will be given on the basis of academic excellence and leadership, and preference will be given to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. The recipient of this scholarship should demonstrate a good interest in and a strong commitment to, Newfoundland and Labrador. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.


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 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.


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 Dean, School of Music.


The Elizababeth 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. Valued at a minimum of $1,000 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 and Financial Aid. 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 Ernst R. Deutsch Memorial Scholarship in Geophysics

This scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Deutsch, a long-time faculty member at Memorial University of Newfoundland who passed away in 2000. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment the scholarship will be awarded annually to a senior undergraduate student in the Earth Sciences (or related field of Physics) whose concentration is Geophysics. If there is no qualified undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded to a full-time graduate student in Earth Sciences who has received an undergraduate degree at Memorial University and whose area of concentration is Geophysics. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Head, Department of Earth Sciences; in the case of a Graduate Student, it will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head, Department of Earth Sciences.


The Gar Pynn Scholarship in Business

This endowed scholarship is made possible through a very kind donation to Memorial University 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, 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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


The George Weston Graduate Scholarships

Two scholarships valued at a minimum of $2,000 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. For further information, contact the School of Graduate Studies.


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 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.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship, established through a generous contribution by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, is valued at $1000 per annum. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time graduate level student in the Faculty of Medicine, who is pursuing a research program related to heart health or heart disease. Candidates must apply in writing, providing a statement of research, supported by a reference letter from the applicant’s supervisor verifying the area of research and progress to date. Consideration will also be given to the student’s course work, research and other related accomplishments. Applications shall be submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a committee including the Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies (Medicine) and the Graduate Program Coordinators (Medicine).


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.


The Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited Graduate Scholarship in Business Studies

This scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the pre-existing endowment, was established from a generous donation made by Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited in 2000-2001. Two awards will be made annually to entering full-time MBA students.  This scholarship may include, at the discretion of the donor, an invitation to their head office to meet their management team.  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, upon the recommendation of the Dean, 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 and Physical Oceanography.


The Jim Hood Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the generous bequest of Jim Hood, an alumnus and friend of the Faculty of Business Administration. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletics at Memorial University and/or in the community. In the case of the undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.


The JUNO Legacy Graduate Scholarship in Music

This scholarship was established by the 2010 JUNO Awards Host Committee to support excellence in music. The scholarship, valued at $2,000, will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student at the School of Music enrolled in the Master of Music (M.Mus.) program. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University. It will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Music.


The Leslie Tuck-Avian Ecology Award

This endowed scholarship is named in honor 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.


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 and Financial Aid 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 Margaret D. McLean Scholarship

The scholarship was established from a generous gift from the Estate of Margaret D. McLean, the second Director of the School of Nursing. Valued at a portion of income on the investment, the scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the doctoral program at the School of Nursing.  Preference will be given to a graduate of a Bachelor of Nursing Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University.  The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation of the Dean, School of Nursing.


The Mary A. Griffiths Memeorial 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 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 Maurice J. Burke Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at approximately $1,000 annually, 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 Folklore Department on the basis of scholarship standing. In the case of undergraduates it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. 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. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to, the Department of Folklore.


The Medical Graduate Students' Society Scholar and Community Involvement Award

The Medical Graduate Students' Society of the Faculty of Medicine wishes to support graduate students in Medicine through two annually funded awards. The awards will be given in the fall of each year to full-time current graduate level students in the Faculty of Medicine, one to a Masters' student and one to a PhD student. Candidates must apply in writing providing a statement of eligibility as well as details of their area of research and progress, a CV and a written paragraph about the candidate's community involvement and participation in extracurricular activities must also be included. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of a Committee including the Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies (Medicine) and the Graduate Program Coordinators (Medicine).


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 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 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 and Financial Aid 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 Olivia and Ethan Button Award

The Olivia and Ethan Button Award, established by Dr. Duane Button, is valued at $500. It will be awarded annually to the student who has achieved the highest average in Exercise Physiology 3310 in the Bachelor of Kinesiology or Bachelor of Physical Education program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. If the successful candidate is an undergraduate student, the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards. If at the time the award is presented, the recipient has enrolled as a graduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be awarded on the recommendation of the Dean, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.


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 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 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's School of Business and local entrepreneur. Interest from the fund provides an annual award of $5,000 to recognize student creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship as evidenced by the establishment or plan to establish a new venture. Students at all levels of their Business Program (graduate or undergraduate) are eligible for the award. In order to be considered for an award, applicants must submit a Venture Plan in the case of a proposed venture or a detailed description of a venture that they have already established. The submissions will be reviewed by a panel consisting of representatives from Industry and from the Faculty. In the case of undergraduate students, the awards will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid acting on the recommendation of this panel. In the case of graduate students, the awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies acting on the recommendation of the panel and the Faculty Committee on Graduate Studies. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, 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 one or two annual awards of $2,500 each to support Business students (graduate and/or undergraduate) to study at Memorial'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 and Financial Aid 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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


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 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 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 and Financial Aid 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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


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 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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


The Ruby Dewling Memorial Award in Nursing

This award has been created in memory of Ruby Dewling, a respected faculty member in the Memorial University School of Nursing. Ms. Dewling taught in all areas of the program as a clinical instructor. She started her career by earning a diploma in nursing from the General Hospital School of Nursing and then completing the post-RN diploma in clinical supervision from the University of Toronto. A lifelong learner, Ms. Dewling, went on to earn a B.Sc.N from Mount St. Vincent and an M.Sc. (Medicine) from Memorial University. She remained deeply involved with nursing education throughout her life and served as an exemplary model for the nursing profession. The award, valued at a portion of the income from endowment, will be presented annually to a graduate student in the School of Nursing who is completing research in or who has a passion for community health and who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award. Preference will be given to a full-time student. The award will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, School of Nursing.


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 $1,000, will be awarded annually in the Spring Semester. Eligible candidates must be full-time students in the Master of Gender Studies. 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 Gender 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 Head, Department of Gender Studies.


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. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


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 (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 Master 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 and Financial Aid. 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 Head of the respective departments.


The Shree Mulay Community Health Graduate Student Award

This graduate student award is established through the generous support of Dr. Shree Mulay, Associate Dean and Professor, Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine.It is created to help students who wish to be full-time in the Community Health Programs meet the funding requirements of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine.One graduate research scholarship may be given annually to incoming thesis graduate students with a declared interest in pursuing full-time studies who do not have adequate funding (by way of scholarship, fellowship, or faculty research monies) to qualify for full-time status.These funds may be used alone or in conjunction with other student awards or partial supervisory funding to meet the full-time funding requirement of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine). During the year of the award, it is expected that the student and supervisor will seek external funding to support the research program.Normally a student will be eligible to receive the scholarship only once during her or his program. There will be one competition per year, coinciding with the winter semester selections process. All incoming candidates accepted for the MSc and PhD programs in the Division of Community Health and Humanities (CHH) will be considered for the award in accordance with the terms and conditions described above. The graduate program committee of CHH will make recommendations to Research and Graduate Studies (Medicine).The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies (Medicine).


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 St. John’s Maple Leafs Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Leafs Foundation Inc. and the St. John’s Maple Leafs Booster Club to recognize the contribution of the St. John’s Maple Leafs hockey team to youth and community in the Province. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletic or extracurricular activities at Memorial University of Newfoundland and/or in the community. In the case of undergraduate students the scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration. In the case of graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.


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 Coordinator of the Masters of Philosophy program in Humanities. Eligible students will be enrolled full time, in either the Masters of Philosophy Humanities programme, or in the MA or BA Hons. programmes 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 and Financial Aid. In the case of graduate students, it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies.


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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


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. Applications are available from, and should be submitted to, the Faculty of Business Administration.


 

The Works Varsity Athletics Award

This annually funded award has been established in 2012-13 by the Works, with support from The Office of the President of Memorial University of Newfoundland for a minimum period of five years. Valued up to full-tuition and fees, the fund has been established to assist coaches in recruiting student-athletes for the University's varsity teams. To be eligible for these awards, returning athletes must be a current member of a Memorial University of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks athletic team and have achieved a minimum average of 65% based on the previous academic year of study at Memorial University of Newfoundland. First-year athletes may also be eligible to receive the award provided they have a minimum final admission average of 80%. First-year athletes who do not meet the minimum 80% final admission average may be eligible to receive the award following the release of Winter grades as long as the full-time student athlete earns a 65% average on all coursework. This is a one-time allowance. In granting this award, preference will be given to student athletes who have demonstrated leadership, athletic ability and overall commitment to teammates. For undergraduate students, the award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on recommendation of the Director of Athletics. For graduate students, the award will be granted by the dean, School of Graduate Studies on recommendation of the Director of Athletics.


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. Contact your department, or the Fellowship Officer at the School of Graduate Studies, for further information.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.
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