Heaslip Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from The William and Nona Heaslip Foundation. Two scholarships, valued at $15,000 each, will be available to students in their second year of undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. To be eligible students must be registered for full-time studies, must have scholarship standing, must be in financial need, and must have demonstrated outstanding involvement in university and/or community affairs. Preference will be given to students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This scholarship is renewable for an additional two years providing full-time registration, scholarship standing, financial need and continued outstanding involvement in university and/or community affairs are demonstrated. 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.

Student Process

Phase 1

Candidates prepare and provide a curriculum vitae that outlines the following information:

  • Name & Contact Information 
  • Student number
  • Overview of Education and Training (may include certificates, diplomas, etc.)
  • Scholastic Achievements (may include scholarships, awards, bursaries)
  • Non-Scholastic Achievements (may include athletic awards, leadership, volunteer awards)
  • Employment Experience
  • On-Campus Volunteer Experience (please feel free to include provincial, national and international involvement)
  • Community Volunteer Experience (please feel free to include provincial, national and international involvement)
  • Conferences Attended
  • Research Interest/Publications
  • Other areas as deemed appropriate by the applicant

Additionally, please provide a statement (no more than 500 words) outlining demonstrated financial need and how this scholarship would impact your undergraduate academic life. A candidate should also include statements on efforts to fund their education.

Applications can be emailed to avkeating@mun.ca by 4:00 pm Friday, October 26th, 2020. Please put Heaslip Selection Committee in the subject line of your email. All application packages must be sent in pdf format.

Contact

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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