Office of the President

Awards & Scholarships

David Mirvish Chancellor's Scholarship

Established in honour of David Mirvish, current chancellor of the University of Guelph these scholarships recognise students who have taken a leadership role in activities relating to arts and culture and demonstrate the potential to become a leader in society.

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Lincoln Alexander Scholarships

These entrance awards were established in honour of Lincoln Alexander, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Guelph and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on his 80th birthday.   They are intended to enhance student diversity and recognise students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities.  Applicants must be Aboriginal; a person with a disability; or a member of a racial minority. These awards are one of the most prestigious entrance awards at the University of Guelph valued at $26,000 over four years and include the opportunity for a summer research assistantship after the first year of study (approximately $8,000 stipend).

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Chancellor's Scholarships

Established in honour of past chancellors of the University of Guelph and considered one of the most prestigious entrance awards at the University of Guelph. They are valued at $26,000 over four years and include the opportunity for a summer research assistantship after the first year of study (approximately $8,000 stipend). Selection is made on demonstrated superior leadership ability and potential as evidenced through positions held, extra-curricular activities, involvements in high school and communities and reference support.  Students must have taken a leadership role in activities that demonstrate an interest in international relations and development and who indicate an ongoing desire to gain a broader subject knowledge through course work and/or engagement in the discipline and demonstrated the potential to become leaders in society.

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President’s Scholarships

The President’s Scholarships are some of the most prestigious entrance awards at the University of Guelph.  These awards, valued at $26,000 over four years include the opportunity for a summer research assistantship after the first year of study (approximately $8,000 stipend), recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities. The President’s Scholarship endowment fund is supported by numerous donors, including alumni, friends, faculty and staff, who have contributed more than $1.4 million since the program was established in 1988.

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For more information about the scholarships, contact the Associate Registrar, Student Financial Services, University of Guelph, Guelph ON N1G 2W1, 519-824-4120, Ext. 56032, or visit the U of G Web site at www.uoguelph.ca.

University of Guelph
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120