Fellowship for Griffioen

Sep 19th, 2016

School of Music

Fellowship for Griffioen

Congratulations to Jenny Griffioen who was awarded the F.A. Aldrich Fellowship, a value of $15,000.

The F.A. Aldrich 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 honour of Memorial University of Newfoundland's first Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Dr. F.A. Aldrich. Recipients are 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.

Graduate and doctoral students from School of Social Work, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Music, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Marine Institute, Grenfell Campus, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Arts are eligible, and six to eight fellowships are awarded annually.

Jenny completed her Bachelor of Music degree (Piano Performance with a minor in Composition) at Memorial in 2014, and started her Master of Music degree this Fall.