University of Guelph 2002-2003 Undergraduate Calendar

IX--Scholarships and Other Awards, Entrance Awards for B.Sc.

Entrance Scholarships - B.Sc.

Samuel Acker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is not tenable with other Senate awards. Application not required. [E0001]

Qualification(s): Student entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program in the College of Physical and Engineering Science. Preference may be given to students whose home residence is in either Wellington, Waterloo or Perth County.

Amount: One award of $400

Alma Mater Entrance Scholarship in Human Kinetics

One scholarship is offered by the Alma Mater Fund Advisory Council. Application not required. [E0009]

Qualification(s): Student entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program who declares the intention to pursue a major in Human Kinetics.

Amount: One award of $750

W.C. Blackwood Memorial Entrance Scholarship in Physics

Application not required. [E0029]

Qualification(s): Student entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program, who declares the intention to pursue an honours program in Physics.

Amount: One award of $650

December 6th Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Faculty Association, is awarded in memory of the fourteen women murdered in December 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique and is intended to attract women to a profession that is largely comprised of men. Application not required. [E0005]

Qualification(s): Female student who is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada enrolled in the College of Physical and Engineering Science. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance. For continued eligibility beyond semester 1, the student must maintain a minimum of 70% cumulative average. Demonstrated financial need may also be considered.

Amount: $1,500 ($500 in each of semesters 1, 3 and 5)

Guelph Alma Mater Science Scholarships

Offered by the Alma Mater Fund Advisory Council. Application not required. [E0008]

Qualification(s): Students entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program

Amount: Two awards of $750

Honours Chemistry or Honours Biochemistry Scholarship

Application not required. [E0130]

Qualification(s): Student entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program. The student must declare the intention to pursue an honours program in Chemistry or Biochemistry. The award will be made in 2 installments of $250 each in the student's first 2 semesters provided an average of 80% is obtained in the 1st semester.

Amount: One award of $500

Honours Mathematics or Honours Statistics Scholarship

Application not required. [E0131]

Qualification(s): Student entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program who declares the intention to pursue an honours program in Mathematics or Statistics. The scholarship will be made in 2 installments of $250 in each of the student's first 2 semesters with the second installment to be conditional upon the student obtaining an average of 80% in the 1st semester.

Amount: One award of $500

Honours Physics Scholarships

Offered by the Department of Physics, these awards will be made based on the student's admission average. A minimum 85% admission average is required to be considered. Application not required.[E0132]

Qualification(s): Students entering the first semester level of the B.Sc. program or the B.Sc. (Tech.) program with high academic standing and a declared intention of pursuing a major in Physics, Physics and Technology, Biophysics, Chemical Physics, or Theoretical Physics, or a Co-op stream of these programs.

Amount: A number of awards of between $1,000 and $6,000

Frederick Hutt Scholarships

Dr. Frederick B. Hutt, O.A.C. '23 and Professor Emeritus of Animal Genetics at Cornell University offers this scholarship. Application not required. [E0319]

Qualification(s): Students from Wellington County entering the College of Biological Science program with a minimum admission average of 85%.

Amount: Two awards of $700

Robert Orr Lawson Microbiology Entrance Scholarship

Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson, with matching support from the Department of Microbiology, this scholarship is intended to encourage study and research related microbiology of foods. The scholarship will be paid over four years in installments of $1,000. The second to fourth payments are contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77% over the previous two semesters of study in the major. Students who fail to qualify for a payment may re-qualify for the subsequent payments by obtaining a 77% or better average in the succeeding two academic semesters of full-time study. Application not required. [E0489]

Qualification(s): Student entering the Microbiology major in the B.Sc. program with the highest admission average, providing it is a minimum of 80%. This scholarship may be held with any other awards except the Microbiology Entrance Bursary, or any of the other Robert Orr Lawson Microbiology Scholarships.

Amount: One award of $4,000, paid in four installments of $1,000

Amos & William Lowe Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship endowed by the late William B. Lowe of Fort Francis, Ontario. Preference will be given first to eligible students from the District of Rainy River, then from the District of Kenora or Thunder Bay, and finally from the remaining Districts of Northern Ontario. Application not required. [E0158]

Qualification(s): Student entering any of the undergraduate degree programs of the Ontario Agricultural College.

Amount: Two awards of $1,250 paid in two installments of $625

Gordon McNally Memorial Award

In memory of Gordon McNally, Professor of Zoology in the Ontario Agricultural College (1934-1971) and College of Biological Science (1971-1979), who had a great interest in extracurricular activities. Applications by students or recommendations by high school teachers should be made by letter to the Associate Registrar, Student Financial Services by April 1. [E0203]

Qualification(s): Students entering any undergraduate program in the College of Biological Science. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstration of outstanding contributions to extracurricular activities and/or community services.

Amount: One award of $500

Entrance Access Awards - B.Sc.

Fred Hindle Bursary

Awarded in memory of Fred Hindle, O.A.C.'38, a long-time generous supporter of his Alma Mater, who at the time of his death, wanted future students to have the same opportunity for an education as he had received. This bursary is awarded with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. This bursary is dependent on continued demonstration of financial need and successful completion of study to advance into the next year. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by April 1. Students who have applied to the University for admission will receive a Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards from the University early in the calendar year. ACCESS AWARD [E3500]

Qualification(s): An entering O.A.C. degree student 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 $6,000 ($1,500 annually for 4 years)

Gary Knechtel Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Toronto Section of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, in memory of Gary Knechtel (1943 - 1988) a revered and outstanding leader in the food industry and a long time member of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. Academic standing in high school O.A.C. subjects and an interest in Food Science will be used to determine the recipient. Subsequent installments are dependent on continued demonstration of financial need and satisfactory progress in Food Science. Gary Knechtel Memorial Scholarship applications will be mailed to all Food Science major applicants by the Department of Food Science. The application along with a completed Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards are due back to Student Financial Services by April 1. Students who have applied to the University for admission will receive a Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards from the University early in the calendar year. ACCESS AWARD [E4500]

Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need entering the Food Science major in the B.Sc. program. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Amount: One award of $10,000 paid in installments of $2,500 in semesters 1, 3, 5, and 7

Earl B. MacNaughton Entrance Scholarships

Established by friends, faculty, staff, alumni and students of the University to honour Earl B. MacNaughton, former head of the Department of Physics and founding Dean of the College of Physical Science, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by April 1. Awarded in the Fall semester. ACCESS AWARD [E4172]

Qualification(s): Students with high academic standing, demonstrated financial need and entering an honours program in the College of Physical and Engineering Science. Emphasis will be given to academic achievement in high school science and mathematics 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

Microbiology Entrance Bursary

Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson and the Department of Microbiology, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. The bursary will be paid over four years in installments of $1,000. The second to fourth payments are contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77%, having completed 5, 10 and 15 credits of study in the major and demonstrating continued financial need. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by April 1. Students who have applied to the University for admission will receive a Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards from the University early in the calendar year. ACCESS AWARD [E3545]

Qualification(s): Entering student in the Microbiology major in the B.Sc. program who has a minimum 80% average and who has demonstrated greatest financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards). This bursary may be held with any other award, except any of the Robert Orr Lawson Scholarships.

Amount: One award of $4,000 ($1,000 annually for four years)

Sleeman Brewing Scholarships

Established by the Sleeman Brewing and Malting Company, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. One award alternates between a B.Sc. student in the College of Biological Science and the College of Physical and Engineering Science (beginning with CPES in 2000/2001); one award is available to a B.COMM. student in Hotel and Food Administration. Selection is by the University Bursary Committee. Apply with a completed Need Assessment Form, to Student Financial Services by April 1. Students who have applied to the University for admission will receive a Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards from the University early in the calendar year. ACCESS AWARD [E4267]

Qualification(s): Full-time entering students registered in the B.Sc. program in the College of Biological Science or the College of Physical and Engineering Science respectively and B.Comm. Hotel and Food Administration students with a minimum average of 80% in the last year of secondary school and 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 $1,000



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