University of Guelph 2002-2003 Undergraduate Calendar

IX--Scholarships and Other Awards, In-course Awards for B.L.A.

In-course Scholarships - B.L.A.

Blackburn Scholarship

In commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of the Ontario Agricultural College, Dr. D.J. Blackburn, a retired faculty member in Rural Extension Studies and former Director of the Associate Diploma Program has established this scholarship. Apply by letter citing athletic contributions to the O.A.C. Awards Committee by April 1. [I0404]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. degree or diploma student who has participated in intercollegiate athletics and maintained a minimum cumulative average of 70% while registered at Guelph. Athletic excellence and leadership will be used to determine the recipient.

Amount: One award of $500

J. Ross Cavers International Exchange Scholarship

O.A.C.'53 provides this scholarship in memory of J. Ross Cavers, their honorary year member and Professor Emeritus. Apply to Student Financial Services, by April 1. [T0051]

Qualification(s): Undergraduate student in O.A.C. with travel and/or housing costs associated with a semester or more of academic study or cooperative work experience through a recognized university outside Canada. Students must have completed 7.50 credits and have satisfactory academic standing in their undergraduate course work. Preference will be given to a candidate who has exhibited qualities of leadership.

Amount: One award of $1,000

Victor Chanasyk Medal

The decision will be based on the recommendation of the faculty in the School of Landscape Architecture. Application not required.[C0265]

Qualification(s): Graduating Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student who, in the view of the faculty, is deemed to be the most promising professional practitioner.

Amount: One award of a medal

Class of 1905 Scholarship

Established by the graduating class of 1905. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1. [I0060]

Qualification(s): Student who has completed the 6th semester in a major in an O.A.C. department and is considered to be the most outstanding student in the class and who, through activity in all branches of College life, as well as proficiency in scholarship during the program, has done most for the College, for fellow students and for personal development.

Semester(s): 6

Amount: One award of $300

Class of '51 O.A.C. Leadership Awards

Established by Year '51 O.A.C., on the occasion of its 45th anniversary. At the discretion of the O.A.C. Awards Committee students may be selected before graduation. Application not required. [C0063]

Qualification(s): Students graduating from the degree program in a major in an O.A.C. department who have a 70% standing in the final year of study and who have demonstrated leadership in the College or University extracurricular activities.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: Up to four awards of $1,000

Class '67 O.A.C. Centennial Scholarship

Offered by the Class of '67 O.A.C. Apply to Student Financial Services, by April 1. [I0067]

Qualification(s): Student majoring in an O.A.C. department who through activity in all branches of college life as well as scholastic achievement has made an outstanding contribution to the University.

Semester(s): 6

Amount: One award of $800

Class of '76 Graduation Prize

This prize is not tenable with the Charles McGowan or the Beth Duncan Gold Medalist. Application not required. [C0068]

Qualification(s): Outstanding graduating student majoring in an O.A.C. department who has been active in O.A.C. student activities while maintaining a minimum of 70% standing.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: One award of $100

CSLA Undergraduate Medal

Offered by the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. Application not required. [C0136]

Qualification(s): Student graduating from the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program who has maintained a high academic standing and contributed to the School and the profession.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: One award of a silver medal

DMG Scholarship

Established by DMG Landscape Architects, Burnaby, B.C. Application not required. [I0428]

Qualification(s): B.L.A. student who has completed semester 4 with a minimum 75% cumulative average and demonstrated outstanding ability in landscape design.

Amount: One award of $1,000

Howard B. Dunnington Grubb Scholarships

Offered by the Sheridan Nurseries. Application not required. [I0092]

Qualification(s): Students who have completed semester 6 in the Landscape Architecture program. Students with a minimum of 70% standing and outstanding design ability are eligible.

Semester(s): 6

Amount: Two awards of $750

Garden Club of Toronto Scholarship

Apply to Associate Registrar, Student Financial Services by April 1. [I0109]

Qualification(s): Student who has completed semester 6 of the program in Landscape Architecture. The recipient will have high academic standing and exhibit a strong interest in ornamental plant materials.

Semester(s): 6

Amount: One award of $1,000

Landscape Architecture Alumni Scholarships

Provided by the Alumni of the School of Landscape Architecture. Students, faculty or alumni may nominate eligible students to the School of Landscape Architecture by October 30. [I0329]

Qualification(s): Students enrolled in the B.L.A. program who have just completed either semester 2 or 6. The recipient(s) will be selected on the basis of academic performance and participation and leadership in extracurricular activities.

Semester(s): 2 or 6

Amount: One award of $1,000

Massey Fund Travel Scholarships

Travel scholarships available from the Massey Fund. Not tenable with other awards that support travel costs. Apply by letter outlining the study abroad/exchange program and travel costs to the O.A.C. Dean's Office by April 15. [T0417]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students who are participating in an approved study abroad or exchange program outside Canada. Academic standing in the last two full-time semesters or equivalent will be used to determine recipients.

Amount: Up to $750

Charles McGowan Memorial Prize

Fund established in memory of the late Lieutenant Charles McGowan. Application not required. [C0187]

Qualification(s): Outstanding graduating student in an O.A.C. degree program.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: One award of $300

O.A.C.'55 Scholarships

Provided by the class of O.A.C.'55. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1. [I0064]

Qualification(s): Students who are registered in any O.A.C. degree program or students enrolled in the B.Sc.(Eng.) program and have completed semester 4. Recipients will have made an outstanding contribution to College life through academic proficiency and participation in extracurricular activities and can be considered to have done the most for the College, for fellow students and in their personal development. Recipients must have a 70% minimum cumulative average.

Amount: One award of $2,000

O.A.C. Alumni Foundation Leadership Awards

Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1. [I0374]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. degree students (agricultural science, environmental science, agricultural business, landscape architecture, science) who have completed four full-time semesters or equivalent with a cumulative average of at least 70%. Students should include with their application a statement of their accomplishments during their first four semesters in the area of personal development and list their leadership development activities.

Amount: Three awards of $1,500

O.A.C. Alumni Foundation Leadership Awards - First Year

Established by the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1. [I0471]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. degree students (agricultural science, environmental science, agricultural business, landscape architecture, science) who have completed two full-time semesters or equivalent with a cumulative average of at least 70%. Students should include with their application a statement of their accomplishments during their first two semesters in the area of personal development and list their leadership development activities.

Amount: Two awards of $1,000

O.A.C. Centennial Graduate Fellowships

The Ontario Agricultural College celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 1974. Many organizations and companies associated with the agricultural industry provided funds in conjunction with the Centennial activities. Funds have been established in perpetuity as a permanent commemoration of the Centennial of the College. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1. [C0209]

Qualification(s): Students graduating from a degree program administered by the Ontario Agricultural College and who plan to pursue graduate studies in any department or school of the Ontario Agricultural College in the year of baccalaureate graduation are eligible for these fellowships. The fellowship will be based on academic achievement in semesters 7 and 8, as well as participation in extracurricular activities throughout the student's university career.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: Two awards of $2,200

O.A.C. Students' Federation Medal

Application not required. [C0217]

Qualification(s): Graduating student in an undergraduate degree program majoring in an O.A.C. department who has been an outstanding leader in student activities at the College level throughout his or her University career.

Semester(s): 8

Amount: One award of a medal

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects Scholarship

Application not required. [I0219]

Qualification(s): Student who has completed semester 5 of the B.L.A. program. The award is based on academic achievement, performance in design studio and leadership qualities.

Semester(s): 5

Amount: One award of $750

C.M. Switzer Scholarships

Apply by April 1 to Student Financial Services. [I0276]

Qualification(s): One to a student who has completed semester 2 of the Diploma in Agriculture program and one to a student who has completed semester 4 of a degree program in O.A.C. Recipients will have a minimum of 70% standing and have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability in O.A.C. student organizations, class executives and College Royal.

Semester(s): 4

Amount: Two awards of $2,500

In-course Access Awards - B.L.A.

Class of O.A.C.'33 Bursaries

Established by the class of O.A.C.'33 on the occasion of their 65th Anniversary, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3531]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Up to three awards of $500

Class of O.A.C.'36 Bursaries

Established by the Class of O.A.C.'36 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3501]

Qualification(s): An O.A.C. degree student enrolled in any degree program who has demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Two awards of $500

Landscape Architecture ACCESS Scholarships

Established by faculty and students in Landscape Architecture, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I4531]

Qualification(s): Undergraduate or graduate students registered in the School of Landscape Architecture with demonstrated financial need and a minimum B average in the previous academic year. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Two awards of $500

David R. Leach Memorial Bursary

Provided in memory of David R. Leach by his family, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. David entered O.A.C. in 1969 as a member of O.A.C.'73 and graduated with a B.Sc. in Agriculture in 1974. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3534]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate degree or diploma student who is physically disabled as determined by the Centre for Students with Disabilities, has satisfactory academic standing and who has demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: One award of $1,000

O.A.C.'38 Lloyd Minshall Bursaries

Established by O.A.C.'38 Alumni, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to recognize the many contributions of Lloyd Minshall to his classmates and to O.A.C. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3529]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need in semesters 5, 6, 7 or 8 and O.A.C. graduate students are eligible to apply. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Seven awards of $1,000

O.A.C.'47 Travel Bursaries

Provided by O.A.C.'47 on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply by letter with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [T3505]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and who are participating in a study abroad program for academic credit at an approved institution. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Three awards of up to $600 each

O.A.C.'55 Access Bursaries

Provided by the class of O.A.C.'55 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3517]

Qualification(s): Students at any semester level in an O.A.C. degree program or students enrolled in the B.Sc.(Eng.) program with demonstrated financial need and a 60% minimum cumulative average. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Up to eight awards of $500

O.A.C.'57 Bursaries

Provided by the Class of O.A.C.'57 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3518]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate degree students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Five awards of $1,000

O.A.C. Alumni Foundation Access Bursaries

Provided by the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3533]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Four awards of $500

Reid's Heritage Homes Bursaries in Landscape Architecture

Established by Reid's Heritage Homes with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program to assist students continue their studies as full-time students. Distributed in the Winter semester. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3521]

Qualification(s): Full-time students in the B.L.A. or M.L.A. program with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Two awards of $1,500

T.K. Warley Bursaries

Established by O.A.C. Alumni Association, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to recognize Professor T.K. Warley's significant contribution to the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation and to students through teaching and promotion/development of "Experience Agriculture". A degree student may receive this bursary twice. Apply by letter stating qualifications with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I3510]

Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need who are in semester 5 to 8 of any degree program within O.A.C. A minimum 65% is required, as is participation in student activities, governance, and/or college affairs. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: Three awards of $500

Donald P. Watson Bursaries in Horticultural Science

Established by the estate of Donald P. Watson, O.A.C.'34, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. ACCESS AWARD [I4501]

Qualification(s): Undergraduate students majoring in Horticultural Science, Landscape Architecture, Agronomy, Agricultural Science or Environmental Science, who have completed a minimum of 10.00 credits and who have demonstrated financial need. Recipients must have satisfactory academic standing in their last 10.00 credits. The scholarships will be awarded based on financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: A number of awards ranging from $500 to $2,000

In-course Bursaries - B.L.A.

Gwen Karr Memorial Bursary

Mr. T.K.C. Karr, O.A.C.'32, has provided an endowment fund to assist students in a degree or diploma program of the Ontario Agricultural College. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Awarded in the Winter semester. [I3010]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. students with demonstrated financial need.

Robb Travel Grant

Provided by the estate of Martha Robb, Paris, Ontario, in recognition of her love of agriculture. Apply to the Dean, O.A.C., by April 15. [T3028]

Qualification(s): O.A.C. students who are attending another university on a Letter of Permission.

Amount: Varying number of awards (80% of the travel costs will be covered up to $750 per student).



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