Scholarships and Awards

In-course Scholarships and Awards

Uffelmann Connor Family Scholarship in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences

Apply to the HHNS main office (ANNU 352) by May 15 with a current resume. Awarded in the Fall Semester.
Qualifications: Students registered in the Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major with high academic standing, who have successfully completed 15.0 credits, with evidence of leadership and active community engagement.
Award: One award of $2,000

 

Jack K. Barclay Physiology Scholarship

Established in honour of Professor J.K. Barclay, Director of the School of Human Biology from 1989-1991. He was the first chair of the Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences from 1996-2001 and was involved in creating, teaching and implementing HK*3940 Human Physiology. Apply to the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences main office by mid-February. Application recommended but not required. Awarded in the Winter semester.
Qualification(s): Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a major within the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, who has completed HK*3940 Human Physiology with a minimum 70% average and who has made leadership contributions to the University or the outside community.
Amount: One award of $500

 

W.H. Boyd Scholarship

Established by the friends of Professor W.H. Boyd. Application recommended but not required. Awarded in the Winter semester.
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in the Human Kinetics major who has completed Human Anatomy and who has made leadership contributions to the University or outside community. Semester(s): 7 or 8
Amount: One award of $1,000

 

Hugh Branion Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, based on academic achievement in the first 7 semesters. This scholarship is not tenable with the Brian L. Walker Memorial Scholarship. Application not required.
Qualification(s): Student registered in semester level 8 in B.Sc. Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major in the Winter semester. Semester(s): 7
Amount: One award of $500

 

Isabella Anderson Conway Scholarship

Application not required.
Qualification(s): Awarded to the student in the Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major who has achieved the highest combined average in the courses NUTR*3210 Fundamentals of Nutrition and CHEM*2580 Introductory Biochemistry. Semester(s): 6
Amount: One award of $500

 

CSEP / SCPE Undergraduate Student Award

Provided by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. Application not required.
The purpose of the award is to recognize excellence in academic achievement among undergraduate students. The award shall be offered in Canadian universities which offer an undergraduate degree in physical education, human kinetics, or related disciplines. The award shall be administered through Student Awards Office in conjunction with the Chair of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. Qualification(s): Awarded to a graduating student who has attained academic excellence in exercise physiology.
Amount: One award of $500

 

HK/HB Alumni Association Graduation Prize

Provided by the HK/HB Alumni Association. Application recommended but not required.
Qualification(s): Student graduating from the Human Kinetics major in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, with at least a B cumulative average. Selection by the College of Biological Science, on the recommendation of the departmental awards committee. The award recognizes a student who has contributed and provided leadership to the academic, administrative and social life of the department and the university, including academic activities (department / college committees, Senate, etc.), intramural and varsity athletics, support and assistance with class, college and university activities (such as HK/HB Symposium, College Royal, etc.). Nominations from faculty and students are submitted to the department by mid-February each year for students graduating in the subsequent June convocation or for students who graduated in the previous February or October convocations. Nominators should provide a two-page summary of why they are nominating the candidate.
Amount: One award of an HHNS medal

 

Alex Peepre Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship established by friends of the late Professor Alex Peepre. Application recommended but not required.
Qualification(s): Student entering semesters 7 or 8 in the Winter in an undergraduate program of study in Human Kinetics or Bio-medical Science majors, who has high academic standing and who displays marked qualities of leadership in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. In assessing student leadership, activity in student organizations, athletics, teaching assistantships, etc. will be considered.
Amount: One award of $500 and a certificate

 

Lionel Bradley Pett Scholarship

The Lionel Bradley Pett Scholarship was established through the generosity of Dr. Pett, an OAC '30 alumnus, and a life long contributor to nutritional sciences in Canada. The three $2,5000 annual scholarships are awarded to recognize academic excellence for full-time BSc students who have declared a major offered by the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. No application is necessary.
Qualification(s): The awards are allocated evenly to the three students, with the highest cumulative averages in their respective majors, who have completed 5.0, 10.0 and 15.0 credits respectively.
Amount: Three awards of $2,500

 

John T. Powell Scholarship

Apply to the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences by mid-February.
Qualification(s): Student in semester 5 and above in the Winter semester who has maintained a 70% average or better; who is active in extra-curricular activities conducted by the University; who has contributed to the annual Human Health and Nutritional Sciences Symposium at the organizational and/or operational level; and who has been enrolled full-time in the Human Kinetics major for at least 2 semesters.
Amount: One award of $500

 

Brian L. Walker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is not tenable with the Dr. Hugh D. Branion Memorial Scholarship. Application recommended but not required.
Qualification(s): Student registered in semester level 8 in B.Sc. Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major in the Winter semester. The scholarship will be awarded on recommendation of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences based on academic achievement in 6 Nutritional Sciences courses. Semester(s): 7
Amount: One award of $500