XI. Special Study Opportunities

Open Learning

Open Learning and Educational Support Scholarships/Bursaries

Open Learning Bursaries
Established by faculty, staff and friends of Open Learning. These funds are intended to provide support for non-degree students that are enrolled in an Open Learning Program (courses, certificates, and diplomas) in need of financial assistance. More information can be found at: http://opened.uoguelph.ca/en/students/financial-assistance.asp
Qualification(s): Canadian citizens or permanent residents with the greatest financial need.
Equine Science Certificate Scholarship
This scholarship provides the value of tuition for one course in the Equine Science Certificate program. The scholarship is available to Open Learning students who have completed two courses in the Equine Science Certificate Program with a minimum cumulative average of 80%. Apply to Senior Manager, Equine Guelph by February 12 with an essay of no more than two pages on the value of the program and its impact on the well-being of the student's horse. This award may be held only once.
Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary
Virginia L. Gray dedicated 38 years of her life to the University community until her retirement in 2007 as Director, Office of Open Learning. Virginia’s innovative approach to education positioned the University of Guelph to become an international leader in continuing and distance education. Virginia was committed to eliminating barriers to education and to supporting students who had a desire to advance their academic and career goals through education. Family, friends and colleagues of Virginia Gray have established and contributed to the Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary as a tribute to her exemplary work. Students interested in enrolling in an Open Learning and Educational Support continuing education or Open Learning program course are eligible to apply. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or Permanent residents. Applications will be reviewed on January 30th and July 30th for upcoming course offerings. Applications must include a letter outlining financial need and academic goals, and must include supporting documentation. Students may receive the bursary only once. More information can be found at: http://www.OpenEd.uoguelph.ca/bursary/.
Prof. H.J. Malik Statistics Prize
This $150 prize is provided in honour of H.J. Malik, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, by family, colleagues and friends. Application not required. Open Learning program distance education student who has completed the course STAT*2060, Statistics for Business Decisions, with the highest attained grade over 80% in the previous year. All Open Learning program students who complete this course in the previous spring, fall or winter semesters will automatically be considered the following May.
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