The David Curran Award for Memorial University Undergraduate Students

Competition now closed.

This scholarship was established by the Harris Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Association, and Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador in recognition of David Curran, a passionate advocate and tireless champion of rural Newfoundland. The award recognizes one Memorial University undergraduate student who embodies that same spirit of community development innovation.


Any undergraduate student who:

  • meets minimum academic requirements for an award as determined by the Senate;
  • is in a program of study in some ways relating to regional development; and,
  • is beyond their first year of study.

Application process

Please review the terms of award for full details. A complete submission consists of a completed application form, academic transcripts, a letter of recommendation from a Memorial faculty member,  as well as a piece of writing related to regional development and public policy between 1500 and 2000 words in length written by the applicant. All applications are to be submitted using the Harris Centre Research Funding online system


Mandy Strickland
Coordinator, Yaffle & Funding Programs
The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development
Ph. 709-864-2919



The Harris Centre

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000