Heaslip Scholarship

Two Heaslip scholarships, valued at $15,000 each, will be presented to students in their second year of undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland who are in financial need. The scholarship is renewable for 2 subsequent years. (Available to students who have earned 30 – 60 credit hours.)

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from The William and Nona Heaslip Foundation. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships Bursaries and Awards based on a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


To be eligible, students must:

This scholarship is renewable for an additional two years so long as the student continues to meet ALL of the above criteria.

Application Information

Applicants must provide a curriculum vitae and statement of financial need (one PDF document).

The curriculum vitae must include the following information (based on time at Memorial University; awards/services during high school are not applicable):

  • Name & contact information 
  • Student number
  • Overview of education and training (include certificates, diplomas, etc.)
  • Scholastic achievements (e.g. scholarships, awards, bursaries)
  • Non-scholastic achievements (e.g. athletic, leadership, volunteer awards)
  • Employment experience
  • On-campus service/volunteer experience (include provincial, national, international involvement)
  • Community service/volunteer experience (include provincial, national international involvement)
  • Conferences attended
  • Research interests/publications
  • Other areas as deemed appropriate by the applicant

The statement of need (no more than 500 words) must outline:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • how this scholarship would impact your undergraduate academic life
  • your efforts to fund your education

Application Deadline: September 25, 2024

Complete application packages (one PDF file containing all required documentation) must be emailed to renee@mun.ca by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 25, 2024.

The subject line must state: Heaslip Selection Committee

Incomplete application packages will not be considered for eligibility. 

Previous Heaslip recipients