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College of Physical and Engineering Science Internal Awards

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Bruker Canada Limited Graduate Scholarship (GWC)2
This scholarship became available in 1984 and is administered by (GWC)2. It is awarded annually on a competitive basis and is worth $750. This competition is open to all graduate students registered in the Guelph-Waterloo Centre, provided that their research is in the field of chemical instrumentation. Candidates will be considered on the basis of the quality of a research paper in the field of chemical instrumentation, published or in press, authored or co-authored by the student while registered in (GWC)2 . Students may apply for this scholarship directly by writing a letter of application to the director of (GWC)2 and enclosing a copy of their paper. A letter of support from the student's adviser will also be required. The deadline for receipt of applications is June 1 each year and the scholarship will be presented at the annual Saturday seminar of the centre.


CPES Alumni Doctoral Entrance Scholarship (CPES)
University alumni have endowed an annual entrance scholarship of $4000 for students who are entering a doctoral program in the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences in the September, January or May following the May 1st application deadline. The College of Physical and Engineering Sciences Awards Committee will base its selection on outstanding academic performance as evidenced by official transcripts, awards held, publication record and reference letters. Applicants must apply to the College Dean by May 1st with an academic curriculum vitae, official transcripts and two academic reference letters of two pages or less.
A.J. Carty Scholarship (GWC)2
In honour of A.J. Carty, adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry,University of Waterloo, this $500 scholarship will be provided annually to a University of Guelph or University of Waterloo graduate student registered at the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry, (GWC)2. Selection will be based on ability and promise in research and performance in at least two completed graduate courses. Students may hold the award more than once. Students will be nominated by Centre faculty and Graduate Officers by September 18. Nominated students must provide a curriculum vitae and all graduate transcripts and a letter of support from their advisor and, where possible, one other faculty member, to the Director of (GWC)2 by October 1.

December 6th Memorial Graduate Scholarship (Engineering)
This scholarship, established by the University of Guelph Faculty Association, is awarded in memory of the fourteen women murdered in December 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique and is intended to foster women's participation in a profession which is largely comprised of men. This award of $1,500 is given to a female student who is registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the School of Engineering. The recipient will be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident in Canada. Selection will be based on academic performance. Preference will be given to a student entering the graduate program. Demonstrated financial need may also be considered. Apply to the director, School of Engineering, by September 25.

Danone Crystal Springs Water Resources Engineering Graduate Scholarship (Engineering)
This scholarship was established through the generosity of Danone Crystal Springs, a leading distributor of bottled water. One $1000 annual scholarship is given to the student entering a Masters or PhD Water Resources Engineering program with the highest entering average in their most recent two years of full-time study and who has a water resources protection research focus. Apply on or before September 15th with completed letter of application outlining the studentís current or intended area of research in water resources protection to the Director of the School of Engineering.

Engineering Alumni Scholarship (Engineering)
The School of Engineering Alumni Fund provides a $500 scholarship to be awarded annually to a student registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the School of Engineering. The recipient will be selected on the basis of previous academic performance, curriculum vitae, and letters of reference. Preference will be given to a student entering a PhD program as a new student to the University of Guelph. Apply by October 1 to the director, School of Engineering.

R.G. Goel Scholarship (GWC)2
This scholarship, administered by (GWC)2, is in memory of the late Prof. R.G. Goel and was established from funds donated by Prof. R. G. Goel's friends and colleagues and the Hindu Cultural Society. It is awarded annually on a competitive basis and is worth $500. This competition is open to all graduate students registered in the Guelph Waterloo centre, provided that their research is in the field of inorganic or organometallic chemistry. Special consideration will be given to those who do not currently hold other major awards. Candidates will be considered on the basis of their academic record and promise in research. The graduate officers of (GWC)2 will bring to the co-ordinating committee the names of all eligible students on each campus of (GWC)2 by June 1 each year and the scholarship will be presented at the annual Saturday seminar of the centre. No application is necessary.

Good Samaritan Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
An award of $500 is provided each fall semester to an MSc or PhD student registered in a program at Guelph in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The award may be held more than once but not with any other scholarship in the same semester. The award is limited to the first six semesters for a MSc candidate and the first nine semesters for a PhD candidate. The selection will be based on the candidate having at least an ‘A-' average in the previous two years of study and on the research performance to date. No application is required.

(GWC)2 Seminar Prize (GWC)2
This prize is administered by (GWC)2. It is awarded annually to a student on each campus of the centre and is worth $100. This competition is open to any graduate student who presented an MSc or PhD seminar in the previous academic year. The graduate officers of (GWC)2 will bring forward nominations to the co-ordinating committee by September 1 each year and the prizes will presented at the annual Saturday seminar of the centre. No application is necessary.

David Holden Memorial Scholarship (GWC)2
In honour of the late Prof. D.A. Holden, friends, family and colleagues have established a $500 scholarship to be awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student currently enrolled in the Guelph-Waterloo centre. Candidates must demonstrate strong overall abilities in both teaching and research, outstanding performance in MSc Seminar, 1907940 or PhD Seminar, 1907950, and breadth of interest in areas outside chemistry, such as art and music. Apply before June 1 to the Guelph-Waterloo centre.

Charles S. Humphrey Scholarship (GWC)2
The scholarship is administered by (GWC)2 and is awarded annually on a competitive basis. The monetary value of this award is $5,000 subject to the availability of funds. This competition is open to Canadian citizens who are registered in a full-time PhD program in the centre, preferably in organic chemistry. Candidates will be considered on the basis of their academic record. The graduate officers of (GWC)2 will bring to the co-ordinating committee the names of all eligible students on each campus of (GWC)2 by June 1 each year and the scholarship will be presented at the annual Saturday seminar of the centre. No application is necessary.

R.H.R. Manske Prize (GWC)2
This scholarship is administered by (GWC)2. It is awarded annually on a competitive basis and is worth $500. This competition is open to all graduate students registered in the Guelph-Waterloo centre and special consideration will be given to those who do not currently hold other major awards. Candidates will considered on the basis of their academic record and promise in research. The graduate officers of (GWC)2 will bring to the co-ordinating committee the names of all eligible students on each campus of (GWC)2 by June 1 each year and the scholarship will be presented at the annual Saturday seminar of the centre. No application is necessary.

Mathematics Graduate Scholarship (Mathematics and Statistics)
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has established an annual award of $500 to be given to a graduate student who is registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the mathematics graduate program. The recipient will have an overall first-class (‘A') average in graduate courses and have the highest average across any three departmental core graduate courses. A student will be considered for the award once only. No application is necessary.

Lana McLaren/Richard Reynolds Memorial Scholarship (Engineering)
Family, friends and colleagues of Lana McLaren and Richard Reynolds have provided $1,000 for an annual scholarship. Applicants must be entering any graduate program in the School of Engineering or completing the final degree requirements for their BSc(Eng). The recipient will have maintained a well-rounded academic career and demonstrated added value to the profession of engineering. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Apply to the director, School of Engineering, by August 1.

H.G. McLeod Scholarship (GWC)2
In honour of H.G. McLeod, Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, this $500 scholarship will be provided annually to a University of Guelph or University of Waterloo graduate student registered at the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry, (GWC)2. Selection will be based on ability and promise in research and performance in at least two completed graduate courses. Students may hold the award more than once. Students will be nominated by Centre faculty and Graduate Officers by September 18. Nominated students must provide a curriculum vitae and all graduate transcripts and a letter of support from their advisor and, where possible, one other faculty member, to the Director of (GWC)2 by October 1.

McNeil Graduate Scholarship Award in Natural Products Chemisry (GWC)2
The McNeil Graduate Scholarship Award in Natural Products Chemistry is available to a full-time graduate student registered in the Ph.D. program of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2 , provided that the research lies in the area of structural elucidation/synthesis of biologically significant compounds. The value of the award is $1,500 annually. Nominations will be solicited from the (GWC)2 faculty and the Graduate Officers by the deadline date each year. The coordinating committee of (GWC)2 , or a subcommittee thereof appointed by the Director, to include a representative from McNeil Consumer Products Company, will make the selection of the award winner.

Merck Frosst Biochemistry Award (GWC)2
A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually. All graduate students currently registered at the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2, are eligible provided that their research is in the field of biochemistry. The awardee shall be selected on the basis of his/her performance in at least two graduate courses, with particular emphasis being placed on the former. Nominations will be solicited from the (GWC)2 faculty and the Graduate Officers by the deadline date each year. The coordinating committee of (GWC)2, or a subcommittee thereof appointed by the Director, will make the selection of the award winner.

Mr. and Mrs. William Parker Scholarship (Engineering)
The scholarship was established by Ruth Mary Parker in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William Parker of William Parker Construction Ltd., Guelph, and is valued at $750 per year. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and full-time graduate students in the School of Engineering. Preference will be given to students entering the PhD program, who are new to the University of Guelph. Apply by letter to the director, School of Engineering, by August 1 and include a curriculum vitae, university transcripts and two letters of reference.

Jack Pos Scholarship (Engineering)
In honour of Professor Jack Pos, a faculty member in the School of Engineering in OAC from 1949 to 1986, the Agricultural Mechanization Club and his family provide a scholarship of $100 for a student who has graduated from the BSc (Eng) program at the University of Guelph and who is enrolled full-time in an MSc program in biological or agricultural engineering. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada. Apply to the director, School of Engineering, by August 1; applications must include a curriculum vitae, transcript and two letters of reference.

P.H. Southwell Research Travel Grants (Engineering)
Four $500 awards will be made annually to students conducting research in agricultural, biological, food or water resources engineering and who will be travelling to a conference where they will present the results of their research. The awards may be held more than once. Apply by letter, with an abstract of the paper, to the director, School of Engineering, by August 1.

Statistics Graduate Scholarship (Mathematics and Statistics)
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has established an annual award of $500 to be given to a graduate student who is registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the statistics graduate program. The recipient will have an overall first-class (‘A') average in graduate courses and have the highest average across any three departmental core graduate courses. A student will be considered for the award once only. No application is necessary.

The W. C. Wood Scholarship (Engineering)
The W. C. Wood Education Trust provides an annual award of $1,200 to an entering or in-course student conducting research on the preservation of food or on the conservation of the natural resources base for food production. The award may be held more than once. Apply to the director, School of Engineering, by August 1.
 
Harry Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship in GWC2
The estate of Harry Zimmerman, with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, provides an annual $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding PhD student in GWC2 with demonstrated financial need, and who is not beyond the 36th month of doctoral study. Selection from the pool of eligible applicants will be on the basis of ability and promise in research and performance in courses, with at least two graduate courses completed in the PhD program. Preference will be given to students undertaking research in applied chemistry and then to research in an area of direct relevance to industrial chemistry. If no PhD student is eligible, an MSc student may be considered. Students may hold the award more than once. In even years the award will go to a University of Guelph student; in odd years, to a University of Waterloo student. Students should determine their eligibility by January 15th by completing a Needs Assessment Form available from Student Financial Services at the University of Guelph. Subsequently, by February 15th, any student deemed eligible should ask a faculty member knowledgeable with the student's research ability to nominate him or her by providing a letter of recommendation, together with a curriculum vitae, a publication list and the academic record of the student to the Director of GWC2. The selection committee is the coordinating committee of the joint graduate program or a sub-committee appointed by the director. ACCESS AWARD.

         



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