Graduate Scholarships

Entrance scholarships available to MBA students:

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MBA ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS
This scholarship will be awarded to a registered full or part-time student upon their entrance to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. There will be up to 3 scholarships awarded per calendar year and the value will depend on the special fee charged and the availability of funds.

The Faculty of Business Administration MBA Entrance Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

  • Valued at 50% of the special fee. The scholarship will be issued to the student in the form of a fellowship and applied directly to the student’s account at Memorial. The funds cannot be refunded to the student.
  • The applicant pool will be comprised of the fall applicants and applications in the preceding winter and spring intake. In 2022, the applicant pool will only consist of fall 2022 entrants. Nomination announcement will be made by end of October.
  • Students do not have to apply for the scholarship but rather its award is determined based upon an evaluation of their entire application file, including but not limited to the GMAT/GRE percentile scores and undergraduate GPA.
  • The scholarships will be awarded in the fall semester. The special fee is charged in the semester 1-6 of the program. Fifty (50%) of the award (25% of the total special fee) will be applied to the student’s account in the first semester registered with the exception of winter and spring awardees who will have it applied in the second or third semester of their program (it is only in this latter situation that a student can be refunded special fees they had paid).
  • The second installment of the award will be made at the beginning of the fourth semester of the program subject to continued satisfactory standing in the program.
  • The funds will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University’s student awards policies and practices. If there are no suitable candidates, the award will not be made.

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MBA INDIGENOUS ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a registered full or part-time indigenous student upon their entrance to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. There will be one scholarships awarded per calendar year and the value will depend on the special fee charged and the availability of funds.

The Faculty of Business Administration MBA Entrance Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

  • Valued at 50% of the special fee. The scholarship will be issued to the student in the form of a fellowship and applied directly to the student’s account at Memorial. The funds cannot be refunded to the student.
  • The applicant pool will be comprised of the fall applicants and applications in the preceding winter and spring intake. In 2022, the applicant pool will only consist of fall 2022 entrants.
  • The applicant must be a member of a Canadian Indigenous community and provide confirmation of their Indigenous status. Nomination announcement will be made by end of October.
  • Students do not have to apply for the scholarship but rather its award is determined based upon an evaluation of their entire application file, including but not limited to the GMAT/GRE percentile scores and undergraduate GPA.
  • The scholarships will be awarded in the fall semester. The special fee is charged in the semester 1-6 of the program. Fifty (50%) of the award (25% of the total special fee) will be applied to the student’s account in the first semester registered with the exception of winter and spring awardees who will have it applied in the second or third semester of their program (it is only in this latter situation that a student can be refunded special fees they had paid).
  • The second installment of the award will be made at the beginning of the fourth semester of the program subject to continued satisfactory standing in the program.
  • The funds will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University’s student awards policies and practices. If there are no suitable candidates, the award will not be made.

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GDBA ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a registered full or part-time student upon their entrance to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program. There will be up to 2 scholarships awarded per calendar year and the value will depend on the special fee charged and the availability of funds.

The Faculty of Business Administration GDBA Entrance Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

  • Valued at 50% of the special fee. The scholarship will be issued to the student in the form of a fellowship and applied directly to the student’s account at Memorial. The funds cannot be refunded to the student.
  • The applicant pool will be comprised of the fall applicants and applications in the preceding winter and spring intake. In 2022, the applicant pool will only consist of fall 2022 entrants. Nomination announcement will be made by end of October.
  • Students do not have to apply for the scholarship but rather its award is determined based upon an evaluation of their entire application file.
  • The scholarships will be awarded in the fall semester. The special fee is charged in the semester 1-6 of the program. Fifty (50%) of the award (25% of the total special fee) will be applied to the student’s account in the first semester registered with the exception of winter and spring awardees who will have it applied in the second or third semester of their program (it is only in this latter situation that a student can be refunded special fees they had paid).
  • The second installment of the award will be made at the beginning of the fourth semester of the program subject to continued satisfactory standing in the program. Should the student complete the program before the second installment is made, the award will be made at the completion of the program.
  • The funds will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University’s student awards policies and practices. If there are no suitable candidates, the award will not be made.

THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GDBA INDIGENOUS ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a registered full or part-time indigenous student upon their entrance to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program. There will be one scholarship awarded per calendar year and the value will depend on the special fee charged and the availability of funds.

The Faculty of Business Administration GDBA Entrance Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

  • Valued at 50% of the special fee. The scholarship will be issued to the student in the form of a fellowship and applied directly to the student’s account at Memorial. The funds cannot be refunded to the student.
  • The applicant pool will be comprised of the fall applicants and applications in the preceding winter and spring intake. In 2022, the applicant pool will only consist of fall 2022 entrants.
  • The applicant must be a member of a Canadian Indigenous community and provide confirmation of their Indigenous status. Nomination announcement will be made by end of October.
  • Students do not have to apply for the scholarship but rather its award is determined based upon an evaluation of their entire application file.
  • The scholarships will be awarded in the fall semester. The special fee is charged in the semester 1-6 of the program. Fifty (50%) of the award (25% of the total special fee) will be applied to the student’s account in the first semester registered with the exception of winter and spring awardees who will have it applied in the second or third semester of their program (it is only in this latter situation that a student can be refunded special fees they had paid).
  • The second installment of the award will be made at the beginning of the fourth semester of the program subject to continued satisfactory standing in the program. Should the student complete the program before the second installment is made, the award will be made at the completion of the program.
  • The funds will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University’s student awards policies and practices. If there are no suitable candidates, the award will not be made.
The Faculty of Business Administration In-Program Scholarships

In-program scholarships are based on academic performance and are awarded to the student with the highest average meeting the conditions of the scholarship. Scholarship standing (minimum 75% average) is required for all scholarships.

The criteria for each Scholarship, Award and Bursary below is determined and specified by the donor.

Scholarships available to students in ALL FBA graduate programs:

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. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Graduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, School of Graduate Studies.

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 graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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 $1000 annually, and will recognize a full-time student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has demonstrated these same qualities. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE PEGGY FINNEY PELLETIER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS ADMIN.
This scholarship, established in honour of Ms. Peggy Finney Pelletier, was created by her brother Mr. Steve Finney. After graduating from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Peggy discovered her true passion was in finance, a field she work in all her life. Peggy’s attentive and meticulous approach to all things financial resulted in a lifelong career that took her from St. John’s to Montreal to Canada’s Northern reaches, doing a job she loved. Valued at $1,000, the scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in any Masters program within the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Vice-President and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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 graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

DR. SUDHIR SAHA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS

This scholarship is made possible through a generous donation from Dr. Sudhir Saha. An educator for 48 years, Dr. Saha came to Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1980 and retired after 35 years of service to the Faculty of Business Administration. Experiencing extreme poverty early in life, Dr. Saha succeeded in his undergraduate and graduate business studies in Canada and Bangladesh with the help of generous donors and many national and international academic scholarships. During his career he distinguished himself as an outstanding university professor and a passionate advocate for his students. Valued at $1,000 the scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time international student enrolled in a graduate program in the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and preference will be given to a recipient with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

ST. JOHNS 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 graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business.

Scholarship available for Full-time or Part-time Students:

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 MBA research project relating to social responsibility, or involvement in social responsibility as exemplified through university or community service. 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.

Scholarships available to students in the MBA program only:

DR. JAMES BARNES MBA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the Faculty of Business Administration, faculty members, students, family and friends to acknowledge Dr. Barnes’ retirement in 2009 and honour his contributions to the Faculty of Business Administration. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student with scholarship standing who has left full-time employment to enter the MBA program. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship. It will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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

DR. ALEX FASERUK MBA SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE
The Dr. Alex Faseruk 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.

IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA LTD. GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS
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 M.B.A. 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.

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 the scholarship.
*Direct entry means the student must have received exemptions for at least 8 to 10 core courses upon admission to the program.

THE GAR PYNN SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS
This endowed scholarship is made possible through an anonymous 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 MBA 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 MBA program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation by the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

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.

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.

Scholarships available to students in the PhD or M.Sc. programs only:

CANADIAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION GRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in either the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management, or the PhD in Management programs in the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship.

Scholarships available to students in the PhD program only:

BMO FINANCIAL GROUP GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship in the Faculty of Business Administration was created through the generous support of the Bank of Montreal through Dare To: the Campaign for Memorial University, and is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment. The scholarship is available to any full-time student enrolled in a PhD program in the Faculty of Business Administration who meets the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. One or more scholarships may be awarded annually and eligibility will be based on academic standing. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.