IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Science

In-course Scholarships

Aboriginal Student Engagement Scholarship [I0922]
Established in 2014 by the Aboriginal Student Association, the Aboriginal Student Engagement Scholarship demonstrates the ASA's commitment to supporting Aboriginal learners. The scholarship will be awarded to a student identifying as First Nation (status and non-status), Métis or Inuit, who is engaged in the Aboriginal community either in their home community or at the University of Guelph. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15 with a one-page letter self-identifying as First Nation (status and non-status), Métis or Inuit and outline volunteer/leadership experience within the Aboriginal community. The letter must be accompanied by a document from a member of their community (such as an elder, employer, volunteer supervisor or ARC staff member) with an explanation of the volunteer/leadership involvement and illustrating the contributions of the student to the Aboriginal community including number of volunteer hours. This can include but not be limited to involvement and volunteer roles with the Aboriginal Resource Centre at the University of Guelph.
Donor(s):
Aboriginal Student Association
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who self-identify as First Nation (status and non-status), Métis or Inuit, who are engaged in the Aboriginal community either in their home community or at the University of Guelph.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Alex Peepre Memorial Scholarship [I0232]
A scholarship established by friends of the late Professor Alex Peepre. In assessing student leadership, activity in student organizations, athletics, teaching assistantships, etc. will be considered. Application can be submitted to the main office, HHNS by mid-February.
Donor(s):
Friends of the late Professor Alex Peepre
Qualification(s): Student registered in a major offered by the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences (Human Kinetics, Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences, or Biomedical Science) who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits, have a high academic standing, and who displays marked qualities of leadership.
Amount: 1 award of $500 and a Certificate
Alumni House Call Centre Scholarship [I1020]
Generously donated by the former employees of the Alumni House Call Centre. Students registered in any degree program at the University of Guelph who have been an employee of the Alumni House Call Centre. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15th with a letter from the Alumni Advancement Manager, Telefundraising & Parents confirming employment within the Call Centre and the length of the employment.
Donor(s):
Former Employees of the Alumni House Call Centre
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program at the University of Guelph who have been an employee of the Alumni House Call Centre for a minimum of nine months and who have achieved a minimum cumulative average of 75% are eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Alun Joseph Tribute Scholarship [I0756]
Selection will be based on significant prior contributions to and experience in community-based service and future participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a summary letter outlining prior contributions to and experience in community-based service, and how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Alun Joseph Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences from 2000-2010 & Mrs. Gillian Joseph (CSS BA ’94, FACS MSc ’96) along with contributing donors to the Alun Joseph Tribute Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with a minimum 75% cumulative average who are participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Amina Kapadia Memorial Scholarship [I1093]
This scholarship was created and funded by the Kapadia Family and Department of Chemistry, in the memory of Ms. Amina Kapadia who died with her parents in a tragic house fire on February 14, 2017.
Donor(s):
The Kapadia Family
Qualification(s): Student registered in the Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry major who completed CHEM*1040 in the previous academic year (fall/winter/summer).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Analytical Biochemistry Scholarship [I0281]
Awarded to the students with the highest grade in BIOC*3570, Analytical Biochemistry, in each of the two course offerings in the previous calendar year. Eligible students must be continuing in a Major or Honours program administered by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. No application is necessary.
Donor(s):
Dr. F.J. Sharom and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in the Biochemistry Honours program or Biochemistry Co-op program who have completed BIOC*3570, Analytical Biochemistry in the previous calendar year. Students must be continuing in a Major or Honours program administered by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Amount: 2 awards of $500
Analytical Toxicology Award [I0465]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Donor wishes anonymity
Qualification(s): Students registered in a toxicology major who achieves the highest grade in the course TOX*3300, Analytical Toxicology. Prize will be awarded at the Annual Toxicology Symposium.
Amount: 1 award of $400
Arvind Ravi Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics [I1125]
Established in memory of Arvind Ravi to promote Excellence in Mathematics. Selection will be the highest cumulative average. Not tenable with the other 4th year awards. Award can only be held once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Ravi & Raji Venkataraman
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed between 14.0 and 19.5 credits, with at least 5.0 MATH credits, and at least 1.5 credits at the 3000 level or above-including MATH*3200.
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
BASF Canada Scholarship in Crop Protection [I0754]
Selection will be based on past work experience in the area of crop protection or crop agronomics, future goals, and academic achievement. . Apply by letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining work experience in the area of crop protection or crop agronomics and future career goals to the OAC Awards office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15th. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
BASF Canada Inc. o/a BASF Canada
Qualification(s): OAC students registered in the B.Sc. (Agr) or B.Sc. programs who have completed a minimum 10.0 credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 2 awards of $2,500
Bill Taylor Memorial Scholarship [I0280]
Applications to include a supporting letter from a coach or intramural supervisor. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15.
Donor(s):
AMF Canada Ltd.
Qualification(s): Full-time student who has completed a minimum of 7.5 credits, but no more than 17.5 credits in the Winter term who has a cumulative 80% average or who is in the top 10% of his/her program. The recipient must have demonstrated responsibility and leadership qualities through participation in intramural or intercollegiate athletics.
Amount: 1 award of $900
Blackburn Scholarship [I0404]
In commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of the Ontario Agricultural College, Dr. D.J. Blackburn, a retired faculty member of the former Rural Extension Studies program 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 (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
D.J. Blackburn
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. Students who have completed up to 3 years of study are eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Braithwaite Business Scholarships [I0827]
Named in honour of Professor Bill Braithwaite, a retired faculty member who taught business courses at the University of Guelph for 50 years. Students should apply to the LANG Awards Committee by May 15th with a resume and 500-word statement describing why business courses, in addition to their major, will benefit their future career. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview with the LANG Awards Committee. Selection is based on the student who best describes why taking business courses, in addition to their major, will benefit their future career. Students may hold this award only once.
Donor(s):
Anonymous
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program, with the exception of B.Comm., who have successfully completed 1.0 credits towards the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics Certificate in Business including MGMT*2150 Introduction to Canadian Business or students registered in a business-related minor, including Business Administration (BADM), Business (BUS), Business Economics (BECN), Marketing Management (MKMN) and Economics (ECON) who have completed 1.0 credits towards the minor.
Amount: 10 5000(payable over 2 semesters)
Brian L. Walker Memorial Scholarship [I0301]
The scholarship will be awarded on recommendation of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences based on academic achievement in six Nutritional Sciences courses. This scholarship is not tenable with the Dr. Hugh D. Branion Memorial Scholarship. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Brian Walker Memorial Scholarship Committee
Qualification(s): Student registered in B.Sc. Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences major who have completed a minimum of 17.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Bridge Builder Scholarship [I1050]
The Muslim Society of Guelph has established this award to recognize a student who demonstrates a passion and commitment for building bridges in the local community. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15th with a one page letter outlining the volunteer activities that lead to social connections, breaking down barriers, and/or furthering intercultural and interfaith understanding to support vulnerable or marginalized people through one or more of the following: Civic engagement by facilitating community engagement, social integration and volunteerism to promote inclusion for immigrant and ethno-cultural communities; Social connections by promoting social connections and employment networking, including programs that reduce barriers and increase support for vulnerable groups; Education and empowerment by promoting intercultural understanding and break down barriers to participation in community life and decision-making. Selection will be based on the most significant impact made in building bridges in the local community as demonstrated through volunteer activities.
Donor(s):
Muslim Society of Guelph
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who, through volunteer activities in the local community, have demonstrated a passion and commitment for building bridges in one or more of the following ways: facilitating social connections; breaking down barriers; and/or furthering intercultural and interfaith understanding to support vulnerable or marginalized people.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Bruce Holub Prize [C0973]
Created in honour of University Professor Emeritus, Dr. Bruce Holub. Students registered in the Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences (NANS) major in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. Selection will be based on who has achieved the highest grade across the courses listed below.
Donor(s):
Dr. Bruce Holub
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous 2 convocations with a major in Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences (NANS) and who have completed HK*4360 or HK*4371/2, or HK*4510 or HK*4511/2.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Bruce Sells Medal of Academic Excellence [C0402]
In honour of Bruce Sells, the Dean of the College of Biological Science, 1983-1995, a silver medal is presented. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Bruce Sells and friends
Qualification(s): Presented to the student who has graduated at the completion of the Winter semester, or during the previous Fall or Spring semester, with the highest cumulative average in the Honours Biological Sciences, B.Sc. degree program.
Amount: 1 award of a Silver medal
Bruce W. Minshall Memorial Scholarship [I0450]
Provided by Dr. W.H. Minshall (O.A.C.'33) in memory of his son Bruce, a graduate of O.A.C. in 1970. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by letter listing courses taken in the area of crop protection. Awarded in the fall semester. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
O.A.C. Alumni Foundation on behalf of Dr. W.H. Minshall
Qualification(s): O.A.C. students in the B.Sc.(Agr.), B.Sc.(Env.) or B.Sc. degree programs who have completed semester level 6 are eligible. Interest in crop protection and achievement in courses such as CROP*4240, ENVB*3030, ENVB*3210, ENVB*4100, and ENVB*4240 will be considered. Awarded to the student with an interest in crop protection and showing the greatest improvement in academic standing since entering the program.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Bryant Family Research Prize [I0537]
This scholarship was established through he generosity of W. Keith Bryant, O.A.C. '57, in honour of the contributions to the University made by his grandfather, Robert Bryant, his father, Leonard R. Bryant and his uncle, H. William Bryant. Robert Bryant was a Stockkeeper in the Chemistry Department from the 1920's to the 1940's. Leonard R. Bryant, Professor of Chemistry and Dairy Chemist, served the University from 1927 to 1958. H. William Bryant, O.A.C. '31, was employed by the Apiculture Department from 1931 to 1934. The Faculty Coordinator for IBIO*4500 will select the two students who are judged to have the two best final written reports in IBIO*4500 (Research in Integrative Biology) by the grade submission deadline for the course, as per the assessment procedures in the Course Outline. No application is required.
Donor(s):
Dr. W. Keith Bryant and Mrs. Martha J. Bryant
Qualification(s): Students registered in the undergraduate research project course, IBIO*4500 (Fall or Winter).
Amount: 2 awards of $450
Bryant Family Thesis Research Prize [I0957]
This scholarship was established through he generosity of W. Keith Bryant, O.A.C. '57, in honour of the contributions to the University made by his grandfather, Robert Bryant, his father, Leonard R. Bryant and his uncle, H. William Bryant. Robert Bryant was a Stockkeeper in the Chemistry Department from the 1920's to the 1940's. Leonard R. Bryant, Professor of Chemistry and Dairy Chemist, served the University from 1927 to 1958. H. William Bryant, O.A.C. '31, was employed by the Apiculture Department from 1931 to 1934. All applicants must submit copies of their final written report to the Faculty Coordinator for IBIO*4522 by the deadline listed in the Course Outline. The recipient will be judged to have the best final written report for IBIO*4522, Thesis in Integrative Biology, based on the assessment procedures in the Course Outline, and must meet a minimum. No application is required.
Donor(s):
Dr. W. Keith Bryant and Mrs. Martha J. Bryant
Qualification(s): Students registered in the research project course, IBIO*4522 (Thesis in Integrative Biology).
Amount: 1 award of $700
Cambrian Solutions Inc. Food Science Scholarship [I1086]
Cambrian Solutions is a Canadian company that is constantly sourcing innovative products that meet the demands of North America’s dynamic industries while partnering with world class ingredient and chemical manufacturers to bring them optimized sales portfolios. Selection will be based on the breadth of extracurricular and entrepreneurial activities in which the student has participated, with preference to having demonstrated leadership in those activities. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected. Apply by May 15 to the OAC awards committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a copy of your resume listing your previous work experience, involvement in extracurricular and entrepreneurial activities indicating your demonstrated leadership, dates of involvement, responsibilities, the nature of your involvement and the impact you had.
Donor(s):
Cambrian Solutions Inc.
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Bachelor of Science Program with a major in Food Science who have completed a minimum of 14.0 credits and who have participated in a range of extracurricular and entrepreneurial activities such as (but not limited to): student clubs/ societies, have run a business, worked in sales, volunteer work, intramurals, and social groups are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership in those activities.
Amount: 1 award of $4,000
Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (Ontario) Scholarship [I0541]
Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement and greatest demonstrated interest in agri-marketing. Apply to the OAC Awards Office by May 15 with a summary of participation in the CAMA Student Chapter and/or involvement in agri-marketing initiatives as well as a letter of recommendation from a faculty member. This award may only be held once.
Donor(s):
Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (Ontario)
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by OAC who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average and are active members of the CAMA Student Chapter and/or involved in agri-marketing initiatives.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Carolyn Oke Langill Community Outreach Scholarship [I1043]
Students should apply by May 15 with a 500 word letter which describes previous volunteer work in the first two years of university and their interest in children and families. Selection will be based on the student’s commitment to community engagement and volunteerism as demonstrated by a 500 word letter describing previous volunteer work in the first two years of university and an interest in children and families. Applicants may be involved in a project at a local, national or international level and must provide a budget for the intended work or travel. Travel must be curriculum approved.
Donor(s):
Carolyn Oke Langill, FACS alumna of 1980
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who have completed between 10.0 and 15.0 credits and who are participating in curriculum-embedded experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
CBS Student Council Academic Achievement Scholarship [I0744]
The CBS Student Council provides this scholarship to recognize and further encourage the academic and extracurricular achievements of CBS students. Selection will be based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and personal essay. Apply to the CBS, Associate Dean Academic Office (cbsada@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 with a completed application form listing academic awards, scholarships, research experience, publications and extra-curricular activities along with a 500 word personal essay outlining how the academic achievements and extra-curricular activities contribute to academic and personal goals. Award may be held only once.
Donor(s):
CBS Student Council
Qualification(s): Full time students registered in a major offered by the College of Biological Science who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
CBS Student Council Extracurricular Achievement Scholarship [I0745]
The CBS Student Council provides this scholarship to recognize and further encourage the academic and extracurricular achievements of CBS students. Selection will be based on breadth of extra-curricular activities, academic achievement and personal essay. Apply to the CBS, Associate Dean Academic Office (cbsada@uoguelph.caI) by May 15 with a completed application form listing extra-curricular activities, academic awards, scholarships, research experience and publications along with a 500 word personal essay outlining how the extra-curricular activities and academic achievements contribute to academic and personal goals. Award may be held only once.
Donor(s):
CBS Student Council
Qualification(s): Full time students registered in a major offered by the College of Biological Science who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
CBSAA Student Scholarship [I0885]
Established to recognize academic excellence and extracurricular involvement. Selection will be based on extracurricular involvement and demonstrated strong leadership at the University of Guelph, with a preference for students who are involved in college clubs and activities. This scholarship is not tenable with the CBS Student Council Extracurricular Achievement Scholarship. Apply to CBS, Associate Dean Academic Office (cbsada@uoguelph.ca) including a one page letter of application describing extracurricular involvement on campus by May 15.
Donor(s):
CBS Alumni Association (CBSAA)
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by CBS who have completed between 4.0 and 10.0 credits with a minimum 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
CEPS-SC Student Leader Scholarship [I0938]
Established to recognize the student who demonstrates the most significant contributions to enhancing and promoting the physical and engineering sciences at the University of Guelph, through volunteer leadership roles. Apply to the CPES Awards Committee (cepsada@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 with a one page letter outlining volunteer/leadership contributions and a reference letter indicating what contributions they made to promoting and enhancing physical and engineering sciences.
Donor(s):
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Student Council
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits with demonstrated involvement in college-related volunteer/leadership activities.b3527
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
CFRU Volunteer Scholarship [I0215]
The award is presented to the student who has made the most significant contribution to the operation and goals of CFRU. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15 with a letter describing the contributions made as a volunteer with CFRU and how those contributions have supported the operation and furthered the goals of CFRU.
Donor(s):
CFRU Alumni
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program with a minimum cumulative average of 70% who have volunteered at CFRU for at least one year.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Chair's Prize in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences [C0555]
Established by the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. These awards are presented to the student with the highest cumulative average in each of Human Kinetics, Biomedical Sciences, and Nutrition and Nutraceutical Science. Application is not required. Student recognized at the June convocation.
Donor(s):
Human Health and Nutritional Science Department
Qualification(s): Full-time students who have completed the B.Sc. Degree program in Human Kinetics, Biomedical Science, and Nutrition and Nutraceutical Science within the most recently completed academic year.
Amount: 3 awards of $500
Charles McGowan Memorial Prize [C0187]
Established in memory of the late Lieutenant Charles McGowan. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Charles McGowan Memorial Fund
Qualification(s): Outstanding graduating student in an O.A.C. degree program.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Silver Medal in Chemistry [I0646]
A silver medal is presented to the students with the highest cumulative average in each of the Honours Chemistry, Biological Chemistry and Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry programs. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Chemical Institute of Canada
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Honours Chemistry, Biological Chemistry or Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry programs who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits during the previous calendar year.
Amount: 3 Silver medals
Chemical Institute of Canada Prize (CIC) Silver Medal in Biochemistry [I0056]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Chemical Institute of Canada
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in the Biochemistry Honours program or Biochemistry Co-op program who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits with the highest cumulative average.
Amount: 1 Silver medal
Chemistry Club Prize for Chemistry Promotion [I0495]
Awarded to the student who has made outstanding efforts to promote chemistry within the university or the community. Applicants should submit a one-page summary outlining their efforts to promote the disciplines of chemistry within the university, or the community to the Chair of the Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Awards Committee by February 1st.
Donor(s):
The Chemistry Club
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree who are members of the Chemistry Club.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Christina Victoria Kenny Memorial Scholarship [I1018]
The award recognizes the late Vikki Kenny’s lifelong love of animals and passion for their well-being. Selection will be based on highest final grade in the course. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected. Students may only receive this award once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Family and Friends of Vikki Kenny
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program at the University who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits including ANSC*1210 Principles of Animal Care and Welfare.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Class of '51 O.A.C. Leadership Prizes [C0063]
Established by Year '51 O.A.C., on the occasion of its 45th anniversary. Selection will be based on significant demonstrated leadership in College and/or University extracurricular activities. Apply to the OAC Awards office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by April 1 with a letter outlining your demonstrated leadership in College and/or University extracurricular activities. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Year '51 O.A.C.
Qualification(s): Students who have graduated or are graduating in the previous Fall or Winter semesters from any degree or associate diploma program in the OAC, Guelph campus.
Amount: 5 awards of $3,000
Class of '67 O.A.C. Centennial Scholarship [I0067]
Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter outlining participation in extracurricular activities in all branches of college life. Awarded in the fall semester. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Class of O.A.C. '67
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.
Amount: 2 awards of $2,000
Class of 1970 Scholarship [I0424]
Established by the Silver Anniversary celebrants to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the University Class of 1970. This award rotates among all six colleges on the main campus. The appropriate College Award Committee selects the candidate each Fall semester and the candidate is announced each October. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Class 1970: 25th Reunion Gift
Qualification(s): Outstanding student in any degree program who has attained at least an 80% average in two consecutive semesters resulting in placement on the Deans' Honours List.
Amount: 1 award of $1,400
Class of Mac 1964 Scholarship [I1033]
Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a one page letter outlining your experiential learning opportunity and the impact the experience had on your academic studies. Selection will be based on the student who best describes how their experiential learning positively impacted their academic studies. Preference will be given to students who best explain how their experiential learning has directly benefited their area of study within CSAHS; highest cumulative average will be used in the case of a tie.
Donor(s):
The Class of Mac 1964
Qualification(s): Students registered in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and a minimum of 10.0 credits who have participated in experiential learning including curriculum-embedded experiential learning, placements, field courses and international travel opportunities within the last 3 semesters.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Clayton and Dorothy Switzer Scholarships [I0276]
Apply by May 15 tothe OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter outlining how you have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability in O.A.C. student organizations, class executives and College Royal. Awarded in the fall semester. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Clayton and Dorothy Switzer
Qualification(s): Students registered in a degree program offered by O.A.C. with a minimum of 10.0 credits completed, at least a 70% cumulative average and has demonstrated outstanding leadership ability in O.A.C. student organizations, class executives and College Royal.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
College of Biological Science Gold Medalist [C0072]
Presented to the College of Biological Science nominee for the Winegard Medal. The award will be presented at the time of the Spring Convocation. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
An anonymous donor
Qualification(s): The recipient is selected by the Awards Committee of the College of Biological Science.
Amount: 1 award of $500, 1 Gold Medal
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Graduation Prize [C0075]
The winner will be selected in May from all students who have completed the program in the previous twelve months. Application is not required. One award of $1000 and a commemorative plaque.
Donor(s):
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous Winter or Fall convocations with the highest cumulative average from an honours program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000, 1 Commemorative plaque
Collins Barrow Scholarship [I0040]
Offered by Collins Barrow, a national firm of Chartered Professional Accountants. Selection will be based on the student who has achieved the highest grade in the course ACCT*3330, Intermediate Financial Accounting, in the past academic year. In the event of a tie, the award will go to the student with the highest cumulative average. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Collins Barrow - Wellington Dufferin District
Qualification(s): Students who have successfully completed the course ACCT*3330, Intermediate Accounting.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Copernicus Scholarship in Physics [I0081]
The awards will be made to the top 3 highest combined averages in PHYS*2240 and PHYS*2330. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Alumni & Friends to the Department of Physics
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Physics with a minimum 80% average, and who have completed PHYS*2240 and PHYS*2330 in the previous academic semester.
Amount: 3 awards of $1,500
CSAHS SA Student Leader Scholarship [I0864]
Selection will be based on contributions to college-related activities. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15 with a one page letter outlining volunteer experience within the college.
Donor(s):
CSAHS Student Alliance
Qualification(s):  Full-time students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who have completed a minimum of 8.0 credits and can demonstrate involvement in college-related volunteer activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
CSAHS Student Volunteer Scholarship [I0482]
Inspired by Theresa Firestone, FACS '78, and funded by the Harshman Fellowships Society and Pfizer Canada Inc. Students may apply on their own or be recommended by other students, faculty members or administrators from non-profit organizations. Apply to the CSAHS Dean's Office with two letters of recommendation, at least one of which should be from an individual who can speak to his/her volunteerism and a summary letter outlining the student's volunteer experience and what has been gained or learned from this experience that has enhanced his/her personal growth and/or career goals by May 15.
Donor(s):
Harshman Fellowship Society and Pfizer Canada Inc.
Qualification(s): Full-time undergraduate students in any degree program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and have completed at least 15 course credits with a minimum cumulative 70% average.
Amount: 1 award of $500 plus an equal amount to the charitable organization of the recipient's choice
Dairy Challenge Prize [I0811]
Supported by The Madsen Dairy Cattle Research Fund, the Dairy Challenge Prize will be awarded to students registered in a program offerred by OAC who have completed ANSC*4230 Dairy Challenge Option and participated in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge. No application is required.
Donor(s):
Madsen Dairy Cattle Research Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by OAC who have completed ANSC*4230 Dairy Challenge Option and participated in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge.
Amount: several awards up to $2000
David F. Boyes Apiculture Scholarship [I0031]
Established in memory of David Boyes a technician in the Apiculture Field Laboratory. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Apiculture Club
Qualification(s): Student registered in the Fall semester who achieves high academic standing in Introductory Apiculture (ENVB*2210) in the previous year, demonstrates an interest in apiculture and who has participated in extracurricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Deans' Scholarships [I0323]
This award was established by the Board of Governors’ in 1991 to recognize the academic achievements of students. Each college will be provided an allocation of awards in which to determine recipients of this scholarship. Recipients will be notified each fall by their college’s awards chair. Application not required.
Donor(s):
Board of Governors
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits and have been on the Dean’s Honours List for two consecutive semesters in their previous year of studies as defined by the Fall/Winter/Summer sequence.
Amount: 150 awards of $2,000
Dixon More Mathematical Science Scholarship [I0506]
This scholarship is named in honour of Professor Dixon More, for his long-term and substantial contributions to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The recipients will be selected on the basis of a highest cumulative average in a minimum of 4.0 credits from semesters 5 and 6. A student may be considered for this award once only.This award is not tenable with the R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science (I0536). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Professor C. Dixon More
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum of 14.0 credits, but no more than 19. 5 credits and are registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Don Posterski Memorial Travel Grant [T1105]
Established in memory of Don Posterski - a trusted advisor and friend to the Barrett Family Foundation. This travel grant recognizes Don Posterski's role and leadership in helping establish the sustainability partnernship between the University and The Barrett Family Foundation. Mr. Posterski was a national Christian leader and had a distinguished career at World Vision Canada.
Donor(s):
Alumni Affairs & Development - University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Students registered in International Development (CSAHS) who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 70 % and who demonstrates the desire and aptitude to help build capacity and address social issues in international communities and are participating in any course related international travel. Apply to CSAHS Awards committee with a letter outlining proposed travel plans and academic purpose accompanied by a letter of support from a faculty member or student in and an overall travel budget.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Donald I. Broadfoot Scholarship [I0994]
This scholarship was created in honour of Donald Broadfoot who graduated from OAC in 1950. He worked for Hy-Line Poultry (a division of Pioneer Corn Company) in the US and Canada from 1950-1974 where he conducted disease and genetic research, and during that time did a lot of work which led up to effective treatments for various diseases in poultry. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your interest in poultry science. Please include relevant work experience; relevant volunteer experience and/or relevant research projects that demonstrate this interest. Please include the name of the award and the award ID number in the subject line of your email as well as on your application. Please include your student number on your application. Selection will be based on the strongest demonstrated interest measured by; work experience; volunteer experience and/or projects. Students may only receive this award once.
Donor(s):
Doug Broadfoot
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program in OAC who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits at the time of application and who demonstrate an interest in poultry science.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Douglas M. Robinson Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Communications [I0409]
Established in memory of Douglas Robinson, OAC’53. Doug spent his career promoting and creating awareness of agriculture. This scholarship recognizes his leadership in agriculture communications and his service to both the University and agriculture communities. Apply with a resume to the OAC Awards Committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15. Selection will be based on demonstrated leadership promoting and creating awareness of agriculture through extracurricular activity including student competitions, university clubs, events and student government.
Donor(s):
Mrs Marilyn Robinson Murray
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program offered by the Ontario Agriculture College with a minimum of 10.0 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Lu Scholarship [I0946]
Established by Professor Emeritus Dr. Benjamin Lu. Students majoring in Molecular Biology and Genetics who have successfully completed MBG *2040 Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics in the previous academic year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Benjamin Lu
Qualification(s): Selection will be based on highest grade in MBG*2040 Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Dr. And Mrs. Kenneth F Gregory Scholarship [I0817]
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of significant volunteer participation. In the event of a tie, the award will go to the student with the highest cumulative average. Apply to the main office, Molecular and Cellular Biology (SCIE Room 4478) by May 15 with a letter outlining volunteer participation.
Donor(s):
Dr. And Mrs. Kenneth F. Gregory
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in any major offered by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology of the College of Biological Science with a minimum cumulative average of 80% who have demonstrated volunteer participation.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Dr. Caesar V. Senoff Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Chemistry [I0517]
The Senoff family and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, together with the University of Guelph Faculty Association and friends, have established this scholarship in memory of Dr. Caesar V. Senoff. Dr. Senoff discovered the first dinitrogen complex while completing his PhD at the University of Toronto, opening up a new field of chemistry. A valued member of the University of Guelph faculty from 1968 to 1996, his positive influence continues through his students and colleagues. This scholarship will be given annually to the student with the highest cumulative average. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Senoff family and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, together with the University of Guelph Faculty Association and friends
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Chemistry who have completed between 7.5 and 9.75 credits and a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Dr. David Porter Memorial Prize in Physiology [C2174]
Established in memory of Dr. David Porter, Chair of the Department from 1986 until his untimely death in 1994. Dr. Porter was an outstanding contributor to our knowledge of the physiology of the hormone relaxin. Students with a minimum of 80.0 % in Mammalian Physiology BIOM*3200 and the highest combined cumulative average in any two of the courses: Endocrine Physiology BIOM*4030, Biomedical Aspects of Aging BIOM*4050, and/or Cardiology (BIOM*4180). Application not required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who have graduated from the Bachelor of Science program with a major in Bio-Medical Science in the previous fall and winter semesters or will graduate with this major in the summer semester.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship in Botany [I0880]
Established to encourage young scientists passionate about botany. Selection will be based on the highest combined average of any two of the BOT courses. In the event of a tie, the three students with the highest average in the last academic semester will be selected. No application required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Erika Gaertner, BSA 1944
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Biodiversity major of the BSc program in the College of Biological Science who have completed between 14.0 and 17.0 credits.
Amount: 3 awards of $1,000
Dr. James (Jim) Atkinson Scholarship [I1025]
This award has been created through the generous contributions of many alumni and friends to recognize Dr. James (Jim) Atkinson’s influence at Guelph. As coach for over thirty years on both the men’s and women’s teams, as well as a respected faculty in the department of Animal and Poultry Science, Jim has had an impact on and off the field. The recipient will be selected based upon extraordinary athletic and leadership qualities. No application is necessary. Coaches will nominate students to the Athletic Awards Committee.
Donor(s):
Alumni and Friends of Dr. James (Jim) Atkinson
Qualification(s): One male rugby player and one female rugby player who is registered in any undergraduate program and who has achieved a minimum 70% average or equivalent during the previous academic year as a student-athlete. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the Ontario Agricultural College.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Dr. Ken Fisher Prize for Histology and Embryology [C2175]
Established in honour of Dr. Ken Fisher, a respected faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Science from 1992 until 2004. The recipient will be the student with the highest combined cumulative average in Biomedical Histology (BIOM*4070) and Biomedical Embryology (BIOM*3040). Application not required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who have graduated from the Bachelor of Science program with a major in Bio-Medical Science in the previous fall and winter semesters or will graduate with this major in the summer semester.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Dr. Peter Eyre Pharmacology and Toxicology Prize [C2176]
Established in honour of Dr. Peter Eyre, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences from 1979-1985 and Associate Director, Canadian Centre for Toxicology. The recipient will be the student with the highest cumulative average in the courses Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology (BIOM*3090) and Pharmacology (BIOM*4090).
Donor(s):
The Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who have graduated from the Bachelor of Science program with a major in Bio-Medical Science in the previous fall and winter semesters or will graduate with this major in the summer semester.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Dr. R. J. Hilton Memorial Scholarship [I0678]
Established to honour the accomplishments of Dr. Hilton as the Chair, Horticulture Science, University of Guelph, first Director of the Arboretum and President/Chair of the Royal Botanical Gardens. Selection will be based on the highest cumulative average, demonstrated involvement in horticulture activities and involvement in academic club activities. Summer related work experience will also be considered. Preference will be given to students registered in B.Sc.(Agr.) CHATS and B.Sc. Plant Science. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter outlining the plant agriculture course(s) and /or involvement in horticultural activities and summer related work experience or information about involvement in academic club activities. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Robert E. Hilton
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by O.A.C. who have completed a minimum 8.0 credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. R.A.B. Keates Biochemistry Scholarship [I0667]
Established by Professor Robert A.B. Keates, faculty member since 1977 and awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average in the required Biochemistry courses. This award may be held only once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Robert A.B. Keates
Qualification(s): Students registered in a Biochemistry major offered by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology who have completed between 15.0 and 19.75 credits and have a minimum 80% cumulative average in the required Biochemistry courses.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. R.M.W. Stevenson Microbiology Scholarship [I0970]
Established by Professor Roselynn Stevenson to recognize a senior student in Microbiology. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average in all 2000 and 3000 level microbiology and biochemistry courses required for the major in Microbiology. No application is required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Roselynn M.W. Stevenson
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Microbiology major of the Bachelor of Science program who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits, including all the 2000 and 3000 level microbiology and biochemistry courses required for the major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Dr.Ralph and Joanne Watt Scholarship [I1080]
Apply to the OAC Awards Committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 with a resume and a letter (no more than two page) outlining your career interests and your employment and/or extracurricular activities that demonstrate your interest in becoming an equine veterinarian and your involvement in agricultural activities. Please include the Award Name and ID in the subject line of your email and on all pieces of your application. Please also include your student ID on your application.
Donor(s):
Sandy Watt
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Animal Science, or Honours Agriculture; the Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Biology; or the Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management with a major in Equine Management who have completed a minimum of 8.0 creditswho aspire to become an equine veterinarian are eligible.Selection will be based on highest cumulative average.Preference will be given to students who aspire to becoming an equine veterinarian and who actively participate in agricultural activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
E.B. MacNaughton Convocation Prize [C0171]
Established by the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences to honour Earl B. MacNaughton, former head of the Department of Physics and founding Dean of the College of Physical Science. Application is not required.Students who have graduated from an honours program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences in the previous fall or winter semesters or will graduate in the upcoming summer semester
Donor(s):
The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualification(s): The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences nominee for the Winegard Medal.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Egelstaff Scholarship [I0397]
In honour of University Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Physics, Peter A. Egelstaff. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Physics
Qualification(s): Student who has completed 12.5 course credits, is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and has a high cumulative average (of at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in Years 2 & 3 of the major.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Emmanuel & Kalliope Salamalekis Scholarship [I0987]
Dr. Tony Vannelli, Dean of the College of Physical & Engineering Science from 2007 to 2016, and his wife, Voula, established this award in honour of Voula’s parents, Emmanuel & Kalliope Salamalekis. Selection will be based on high cumulative average and demonstrated engagement in the community, preferably in a leadership role supported by two letters of reference from individuals who or organizations that have knowledge of and can attest to that experience. Apply to the College of Physical & Engineering Science Awards Committee with a letter of application and two supporting reference letters from individuals or organizations attesting to community engagement experience by May 15th. This award is not tenable with the Michele & Maria Vannelli Scholarship (I0988).
Donor(s):
Dr. Anthony Vannelli and Voula Vannelli
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Physical & Engineering Science who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits and have demonstrated engagement in the community, preferably in a leadership role.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Farzom Rad Memorial Scholarship [I1045]
This award was established in 2017 in loving memory of Farzom Rad, a first year Marine and Freshwater Biology major at the University of Guelph. Selection is based on the highest cumulative average. This award can only be held once and cannot be held at the same time with the Keith Ronald Undergraduate Scholarship (I4547). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Farzom Rad’s Family
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Marine and Freshwater Biology major who have completed a minimum of 2.5 credits, but no more than 3.0 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Floyd Roadhouse Prize in Analytical Chemistry [I0247]
Awarded to the student with the highest grade in CHEM*2400 Analytical Chemistry I in the previous calendar year. In the event of a tie, laboratory performance will be considered. Presented in the Winter semester. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Professor F.E.B. Roadhouse, colleagues, students and friends
Qualification(s): Students registered in an honours major program offered by the Department of Chemistry and who have completed CHEM*2400, Analytical Chemistry.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Fourth Year Nanoscience Scholarship [I0751]
The scholarships will be awarded to the students with the highest cumulative average. No application necessary.
Donor(s):
Dean’s Office College of Physical and Engineering Science
Qualification(s): B.Sc. students registered in the Nanoscience major who have completed at least 17.50 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Frances M. Stretton Scholarship [I0768]
Selection will be based on significant prior contributions to and experience in community-based service. Preference will be given to students working on a project related to nutrition, food safety or sustainability within the College. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a summary letter outlining prior contributions to and experience in community-based service and how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Frances M. Stretton
Qualification(s): Students registered full-time in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with a minimum of 75% cumulative average who are participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Frances Sharom Biochemistry Scholarship [I0884]
Established to recognize the top third year biochemistry student. No application required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Frances J. Sharom
Qualification(s): The student registered in the Biochemistry major in the Bachelor of Science who is the recipient of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Silver Medal in Biochemistry.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Francis E. Chase Memorial Scholarship [I0055]
Awarded in the Fall semester. The award will be made on the basis of academic standing, leadership in extracurricular activities. Apply to the OAC AwardsOffice (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15th, with a letter of no more than 2 pages outlining leadership in extracurricular activities. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Jane M. Chase
Qualification(s): Student who has completed semesters 4 or 6 of the B.Sc. program majoring in Food Science.
Amount: 1 award of $300
Frank and Gertraude Hurnik Scholarship [I0455]
Provided by Dr. Frank Hurnik, Professor Emeritus, and faculty member in Animal Biosciences from 1971 to 1997. Dr. Hurnik initiated work in behavioral studies and animal welfare at Guelph, developed the first course in Animal Welfare, and was co-founder and editor of the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. . Apply by letter to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 outlining details of the project or meeting. The award will be given to the student who has the best presentation, paper or project. Preference is given to Graduate students. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Dr. Frank Hurnik
Qualification(s): Students registered in the O.A.C. who are associated with the department of Animal & Poultry Science and who undertake a project or attend a conference/scientific meeting or publish a paper in animal welfare or agricultural ethics may apply. A minimum of an "A" standing for in the last two semesters is required.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Fred Ramprashad Scholarship [I0474]
Established through the direction of the College of Biological Science alumni to honour Professor Fred Ramprashad for his commitment to the college and to the athletic programs at Guelph. The award will recognize the student that best demonstrates the combination of academic excellence and participation in intercollegiate athletics. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The C.B.S. Alumni, 'Annual Donation'
Qualification(s): C.B.S. student with a high academic standing who has been nominated by the Department of Athletics Award Committee. The recipient should have achieved a minimum of 80% in the previous Winter and Fall semesters, which the CIAU recognizes as Academic-All-Canadian status, and made an exemplary contribution to the team(s).
Amount: 1 award of $750, and a Medal
Gary Partlow Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence [C1040]
Established in honour of Dr. Gary Partlow, who was a faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Sciences from 1976 to 2005. He was a strong advocate of the Bio-Medical Science Major, and for years was the counselor for students in the Bio-Medical Science Major, dedicating hours to the academic success of these students. This award was established by his friends in recognition of the many years of service to the major and his belief in the quality and potential of each of its students. Apply with a one-page nominating letter with description of student’s involvement. The nominator may be anyone familiar with the student’s contributions (students may self-nominate). Student must signify acceptance of nomination and submit two (2) letters of reference from individuals familiar with the nominee’s contribution to the BMSSA or other community organization, including one letter from a peer of the nominee, as well as a resumé/CV are to accompany the nomination. Transcripts will be obtained by the Department. Nominating letter, supporting letters and resumé/CV are to be submitted to Kim Best at kbestb@uoguelph.ca by March 31.
Donor(s):
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students in their final year of Biomedical Science Major and have applied to graduate or have graduated from the previous two convocations, who have played a significant leadership role in the Bio-medical Science Student Association (BMSSA) and/or the wider community while maintaining academic excellence with a cumulative average of 80% or higher.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Gaskin Medal in Marine and Freshwater Biology [C0432]
Established to honour Dr. David Gaskin, professor in the former Department of Zoology from 1968 - 1998, for his contribution to this field. Application is not required. One award of a medal and a maximum of $1000.
Donor(s):
Department of Integrative Biology
Qualification(s): The student who graduates at the completion of the Winter semester, or during the previous Fall or Spring semesters with the highest cumulative average in the Department of Integrative Biology's Marine and Freshwater Biology major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000, and a Medal
George A. Farley Scholarship [I0099]
Established in memory of George A. Farley, a chemistry graduate of the Class O.A.C.'33. This scholarship is presented to the student that demonstrates proficiency and academic achievement as evidenced by work term reports, work term assessments and course grades. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
James M. Farley
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in a Co-op program administered by the Department of Chemistry with a cumulative average of at least 80% and who has completed their second work term within the preceding calendar year.
Amount: 1 award of $500
George A. Gray O.A.C. '51 Varsity Scholarships [I0487]
Established in memory of George Gray, O.A.C. '51, a Guelph football lineman and a great player of the game. Recipients will be selected based on demonstrated athletic and leadership qualities. Coaches will nominate students to the Athletics Awards Committee. Preference will be given to members of the varsity football team. Application is not required. Awarded in the fall semester.
Donor(s):
Mrs. George A. Gray
Qualification(s): In-course student-athlete who is a current member of a varsity team and has achieved a minimum 70% average in the previous academic year.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,250
George I. Christie Prize [C0347]
The late George I. Christie, president of O.A.C. from 1928 to 1945, established a trust fund to provide this annual scholarship for graduate work. Apply to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by April 1 with a letter outlining your plans for after convocation. Please include our name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application.
Donor(s):
Trust Fund (late President George I. Christie)
Qualification(s): Awarded to a student graduating with high standing in an Animal Biosciences courses who proposes to pursue graduate studies in animal science at any institution of his/her choice.
Amount: 1 award of $750
GIBCO/BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize [C0297]
This award is funded by an endowment provided by the GIBCO/BRL Enzyme Freezer Program. Nominations from Faculty supervisors should be submitted to the Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology between April 15 and April 30 of each year.
Donor(s):
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the GIBCO/BRL Enzyme Freezer Program
Qualification(s): Undergraduate student who has produced and presented the best all round research project in MCB*4500and/or MCB*4510 Research Project I and/or II in Microbiology.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Glenn Webb Education Scholarship/ GROWMARK Foundation OAC - Guelph Campus [I0897]
Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Office with a letter of no more than two pages outlining leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities, community service or agricultural employment, farming background and career aspirations. Preference will be given to students with an Ontario farm background and are interested in pursuing full-time employment in agriculture in the province of Ontario after graduation. Selection will be made on leadership and involvement in the field of agriculture through extracurricular activities, part-time work, and/or volunteer work are eligible.
Donor(s):
Growmark, Inc.
Qualification(s): Students with a minimum cumulative average of 70% who have completed 10.0 credits of any OAC degree program.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Gonder Family Student Accessibility Services Volunteer Scholarship [I0563]
In recognition of the many students who volunteer their time and talents to assist their colleagues registered with the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and to encourage others to do so, Dr. John and Mrs. Katherine Gonder provide this award to a student who has volunteered in the SAS. The award will be made on the basis of the volunteer activities undertaken by the student at the SAS, one letter of reference, and a personal statement that outlines the time commitment and types of volunteer activities undertaken as well as an indication of how this was a valuable and rewarding volunteer experience. Apply by January 15th to the SAS (c/o Advisor to Students with Disabilities) by submitting above documentation.
Donor(s):
Dr. John and Mrs. Katherine Gonder
Qualification(s): All students registered in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) that have completed between 10.0 and 15.0 course credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average, and have been involved as volunteers with the SAS.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Gordon Ashton Mathematical Science Scholarship [I0543]
This scholarship is named in honour of Professor Gordon Ashton, a founding member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The recipient will be selected on the basis of the highest average in a minimum of 4.0 credits from semesters 3 and 4. A student may be considered for this award only once. This award is not tenable with the Wally Fraser Mathematical Science Scholarship (I0544) or the R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science (I0536). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Mathematics and Statistics and (retired) Professor C. Dixon More, C.E.P.S.
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum of 9.0 credits, but no more than 14.5 credits and are registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Governor General's Medal [C0044]
Established by the Office of the Governor General of Canada. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Chancellery
Qualification(s): Restricted to those undergraduate students in any degree program who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations, with the highest cumulative average.
Amount: 2 awards of a Silver medal each
Grace Olivia Glofcheskie Memorial Scholarship [I0977]
Established in loving memory of Grace Olivia Glofcheskie (BSc ’13, MSc ’15) and supported by family, friends and peers to honour Grace’s time at U of G. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average. No application required.
Donor(s):
Friends and Family of the Glofcheskies
Qualification(s): Students registered in CBS who have a minimum of 5.0 credits and who are varsity athletes. Preference will be given to students registered in Human Health & Nutritional Sciences.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Graduation Medal in Nanoscience [C0752]
The scholarships will be awarded to the students with the highest cumulative average. No application necessary.
Donor(s):
Dean’s Office College of Physical and Engineering Science
Qualification(s): B.Sc. students who have graduated with a major in Nanoscience in the previous fall and winter semesters or will graduate with this major in the summer semester.
Amount: 1 award of a medal
Guelph Soap Company Scholarship [I0288]
Established by the Guelph Soap Company and awarded to the student with the highest average in BIOC*2580 and two courses in Organic Chemistry (CHEM*3750, 3750, 3760, 4720, 4730). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Tricorp Chemical Specialties
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Chemistry who have completed CHEM*3750 or CHEM*3760 during the previous calendar year and completed BIOC*2580.
Amount: 1 award of $1,200
H.O. Shackleton Memorial Prize [C0255]
Interested students should apply to the Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology by April 1. The recipient will be selected by the Awards Committee of the College of Biological Science on the basis of the highest cumulative average grade amongst applicants who have not won a major scholarship (such as a NSERC or Ontario Government). Nomination will be made by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the end of the Winter semester.
Donor(s):
Mrs. H.O. Shackleton
Qualification(s): Student graduating in the B.Sc. Microbiology (major or minor) and planning to pursue graduate studies in Microbiology at a recognized University.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Harry Barrett Memorial Scholarship [I1046]
This award was established through a gift from the estate of Mr. Harry Barrett, a graduate of OAC from 1949. Selection will be based on the highest cumulative average. Apply by May 15th to Student Finance with a written explanation of the planned experiential learning opportunity. If there are no applications by May 15th, the scholarship will be given to the student with the highest grade in ZOO*4920 in the previous Fall offering.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Harry Barrett
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who will be participating in field work related to bird studies. Preference will be given to students interested in research and/or study under the Bird Studies Canada program at their headquarters in Port Rowan, Ontario.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Highdale Farms Scholarship [I0348]
Established by Mr. Arthur Spoerri, who has had a professional career as an Economist. The student with the highest program average will be selected for one award and the second recipient will have the highest cumulative average from the listed counties. In the event the student with the highest average is also from the listed counties, the student with the second highest average will be selected. A student cannot hold two Highland Farm Scholarships at the same time. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Arthur Spoerri
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences, excluding the Bachelor of Engineering program, who have completed minimum of 4.0 credits but no more than 16.0 credits and achieved at minimum 75% cumulative average. Preference given to students from Ottawa-Carleton, Dundas-Glengarry-Stormont, Grenville, Lanark, Prescott-Russell and Renfrew counties.
Amount: 2 awards of $5,000
HK/HB Alumni Association Graduation Prize [C0452]
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.). Apply by application and include a resume to the Dept of Human Heath and Nutritional Sciences by mid-February, for students graduating in the subsequent June convocation or for students who graduated in the previous February or October convocations.
Donor(s):
The HK/HB Alumni Association
Qualification(s): Students graduating with a BSc. major in Human Kinetics in the June or previous February or October convocations, with at least a 'B' cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
Honours Biochemistry Scholarship [I0128]
This scholarship is donated by the faculty of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology through their scholarship trust fund and is awarded annually in the Winter semester. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Qualification(s): The student enrolled in the Biochemistry Honours program or the Biochemistry Co-op program that has completed a minimum of 10.0 credits with the highest cumulative average.
Amount: 2 awards of $500
Honours Chemistry Scholarships [I0129]
These scholarships are donated by the faculty of the Department of Chemistry through their scholarship trust fund and are presented to the students with the highest cumulative averages over four semesters in each of the three majors: Honours Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Honours Biological Chemistry, and Honours Chemistry. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Faculty of the Department of Chemistry
Qualification(s): BSc.(Tech) or BSc. students registered in an honours major offered by the Department of Chemistry who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits including 3.0 credits from CHEM courses.
Amount: 3 awards of $750
Hugh Branion Memorial Scholarship [I0033]
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 is not required.
Donor(s):
Friends of Dr. Hugh Branion
Qualification(s): Student registered B.Sc. Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major who have completed a minimum of 17.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Hypercube Scholar Prize for Excellence in Chemistry [C0527]
Established to recognize the student graduating with the highest cumulative average in any chemistry program offered by the Department of Chemistry. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Hypercube Inc.
Qualification(s): Students graduating (or have graduated in the fall or winter of the current academic year) from a four-year degree program offered by the Department of Chemistry.
Amount: A award of a plaque and a molecular modelling software package
IMCD Canada Limited Scholarships [I0935]
Awarded to undergraduate students who are well rounded and have demonstrated this through involvement in leadership activities and extra-curricular activities on campus/in school/in the community. Each year one award will be given out to one student in their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year of study, defined by: a) 2nd year: completed a minimum of 5.0 credits but no more than 10.0 credits, co-op or regular; b) 3rd year: completed a minimum of 10.0 credits but no more than 15.0 credits, co-op or regular; c) 4th year: completed a minimum of 15.0 credits, co-op or regular; d) 4th year: completed a minimum of 15.0 credits, co-op only. Students may receive the award more than once, but must apply each year to be eligible. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Committee with a statement of no more than 500 words describing involvement in leadership activities, positions held, extra-curricular activities, and involvement on campus/in school/in the community, and two supporting reference letters. E-mail the student statement as an attachment with scanned copies of reference letters to oacaward@uoguelph.ca referencing award name and ID# in subject line of e-mail.
Donor(s):
L. V. Lomas Limited
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Food Science major (including co-op) who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits, achieved at least a 75% average and who have demonstrated leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities.
Amount: 4 awards of $5,000
International Undergraduate Scholarship [I0577]
Established through a student referendum approved by the undergraduate student body, to recognize international students' academic merit along with involvement/leadership activities during their enrollment at the University of Guelph. Apply to Student Financial Services, by May 15, with a letter indicating involvement/extracurricular activity since entry to the University. This award can only be held once by the student.
Donor(s):
International Student Organization (ISO)
Qualification(s): Full-time international undergraduate students (defined as those paying full international student tuition without exemption), who have completed at least 4.0 course credits from the University of Guelph with a minimum cumulative average of 70% and are registered at the time of application.
Amount: several at awards of $3,000
Isabella Anderson Conway Scholarship [I0286]
Awarded to the student who has achieved the highest combined average in the courses NUTR*3210 Fundamentals of Nutrition and BIOC*2580 Introductory Biochemistry. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mr. Charles Abbott Conway
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the department of Nutrition and Nutraceutical Sciences that has completed a minimum of 12.5 credits but no more than 15.0 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $500
J.B. Reynolds Graduation Medal in Physics [C0399]
This medal is awarded to a graduating student in the Spring semester or the previous Fall or Winter Semesters. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Physics
Qualification(s): Student who has completed semester 8 of any of the majors in Physics and who has obtained the highest cumulative average in the required Physics courses of that program, normally taken in semester 5 to 8.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
J.D. Cunningham Industrial Scholarship [I0287]
Apply to the O.A.C. Awards Office by May 15. Work experience in industrial microbiology, participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership skills will be considered in the selection.
Donor(s):
J.D. Cunningham
Qualification(s): Students who have completed semester 6 in Food Science with a minimum cumulative average of 75%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
J.L. Campbell Scholarship [I0479]
Established in honour of J.L. (Iain) Campbell, former Provost and Vice-President (Academic), of the University of Guelph from 1995 to 2000 and former Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences from 1987 to 1995. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Family, friends and colleagues of J.L. Campbell
Qualification(s): Student who is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and who has completed at least 12.50 credits, with a high cumulative average (at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in Year 2 and 3 of the major.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
J.M. Christie Prize [C0213]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. G.I. Christie
Qualification(s): Graduating student in the Food Science major of the B.Sc. program with the highest academic standing throughout eight semester levels.
Amount: 1 award of a plaque
J.W. Skinner Medal in Social Science [C0260]
Established in honour of the many contributions of Dr. J.W. Skinner, a former Dean of the College of Social Sciences. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Faculty, staff, alumni and students, of the former College of Social Science
Qualification(s): Presented to the C.S.A.H.S. Winegard Medal nominee.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
Jack and Lillian MacDonald Scholarship [E0379]
Family, friends, and colleagues of Lillian MacDonald and Dr. Jack MacDonald, Vice-President, Academic, of the University of Guelph from 1986 to 1995, have established a scholarship that recognizes their commitment to increasing the accessibility of post-secondary education to Aboriginal learners. In the first instance, the award will be given to an entering student coming from the Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) and who has received the highest cumulative average in the Native University Program. If there is no entering student in any one year, the scholarship will be awarded to the in-course student who is a graduate of the SNP (or previously, the Grand River Polytechnical Institute) who has the highest cumulative average at the University.
Donor(s):
Family, friends, and colleagues of Lillian MacDonald and Dr. Jack MacDonald
Qualification(s): Entering students coming from the Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP).
Amount: 1 award of $900
Jack K. Barclay Physiology Scholarship [I0491]
Established in honour of Professor J.K. Barclay, Director of the School of Human Health from 1989-1991. He was the first chair of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences from 1996-2001 and was involved in creating, teaching and implementing HK*3940 Human Physiology. Apply by application by mid February to the main office, HHNS.
Donor(s):
Friends and family of J.K. Barclay
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: 1 award of $500
James L. Hunt Scholarship [I0603]
Established on honour of Professor Emeritus James L. Hunt, Medal of Merit recipient. The recipient will have achieved the highest cumulative average over 80%. This award cannot be held with any other awards offered by the Department of Physics. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Physics
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Physics that have completed 10.0 credits and have achieved a minimum 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
James L. Mottin Prize for Academic and Extracurricular Excellence [C0344]
The department of Psychology recognizes its nominee for the Winegard Medal with a $500 prize. No application required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Psychology
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Psychology major of the BA or BSc programs.
Amount: 1 award of $500
James M. Dougan Ecology Scholarship [I0943]
Apply by May 15 to the OAC awards committee, oacaward@uoguelph.ca, with a single page letter outlining extracurricular activities related to environmental issues and indicate number of contributed hours over the last 12 months (June to May). Selection will be based on the greatest number of participatory hours in environmental related extracurricular activities over the last 12 months (May to June).
Donor(s):
Mr. James M. Dougan
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Environmental Science or Ecology Majors in the B.Sc. Env. program or the Biodiversity or Environmental Biology Major of the B.Sc. program who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits, have a minimum cumulative average of 75% and participation in environmental related extracurricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Jane Collins Scholarship [I0869]
Selection will be based on demonstrated significant prior contributions to and experience in community-based service and future participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities. Preference will be given to students engaged in community-based or community-focused projects addressing any social, political, legal, economic or health-related aspect of poverty or its prevention. The project must be part of a course of study rather than volunteer activity. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15 with a summary letter outlining prior significant contributions to and experience in community-based service, and how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Jane L. Collins, MAC BHSc 1955
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who have completed 5.0 credits and will be participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning as part of a course of study in the following year.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Janet Wardlaw Memorial Scholarship [I0937]
Established in memory of Janet Wardlaw, the first Dean of Family and Consumer Studies (FACS). In odd numbered years, this scholarship recognizes a student registered in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics (LANG). In even numbered years, this scholarship recognizes a student registered in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS). Additional preference will be given to students with experiential learning involving international travel. Apply by May 15th . In odd-numbered years, applications can be submitted to the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics Awards Committee (lang.awards@uoguelph.ca). In even numbered years applications can be submitted to the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Awards Committee. Include a one page letter outlining community-based service or extracurricular involvement demonstrating leadership skills and volunteerism. In addition, indicate if experiential learning opportunities involved international travel.
Donor(s):
Class of FACS 1974
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by LANG or CSAHS with a minimum cumulative average of 75% who have completed or are currently enrolled in curriculum-embedded experiential learning who demonstrates significant volunteer contribution to community-based service or extracurricular involvement.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Jim Stokman Memorial Scholarship [I0386]
Mrs. Stokman and family, including her sons Nick (O.A.C.'77) and Andrew (O.A.C.'84) have established this award in memory of her husband and their father to recognize his lifetime contribution to the family farm. Apply by May 15th to the OAC Awards Office with a letter that indicates rural background and demonstrated community/student involvement both during high school and the first two semesters of University.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Jim Stokman
Qualification(s): Available to O.A.C. students who have completed 5.0 credits with at least 'B' average in one of the following programs: B.Sc.(Agr.), B.Comm., B.Sc. or B.Sc.(Env.). Students must have come from a rural background and have demonstrated community/student involvement both during high school and the first two semesters of University.
Amount: 1 award of $500
John A. Archibald Memorial Scholarship [I0014]
Awarded in memory of John A. Archibald, former Director of the Horticultural Research Institute of Ontario. Apply by May 15 to the O.A.C. Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter (not more than two pages) listing courses taken that demonstrate your interest in soil or land science and an outline of your participation in extracurricular activities. Please include the name of the award and the award ID in the subject line of your email. Please also include it in your letter. Selection will be based on cumulative GPA. Students may only receive this award once.
Donor(s):
The friends and associates of the late John A. Archibald
Qualification(s): OAC students registered in the Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management with a major in Environmental Management; Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences; Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Honours Agriculture or a major in Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences; or Bachelor of Science with a major in Plant Science who demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and who have completed a minimum of 8.0 credits and a maximum of 14.0 credits. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in soil or land science.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
John Burton Scholarship [I0642]
Established by Dr. John Burton, BSA 1962, a former faculty member in the Department of Animal Biosciences. Selection will be based on involvement with and contribution to the horse industry, future career aspirations in the horse industry sector and participation in community activities. Preference will be given to student who have demonstrated leadership ability within the student body. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Office with a letter, of no more than two-pages, outlining involvement with and contributions to the horse industry, career aspirations, and extracurricular involvements. Awarded in the fall semester.
Donor(s):
Dr. John Burton
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the OAC who have completed between 10.0 and 12.0 credits with a minimum 70% average
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
John Eccles Scholarship [I0093]
Apply to Student Financial Services, by May 15, with a letter highlighting leadership abilities through participation on residence life. Providing a reference letter would be an asset.
Donor(s):
Student Housing Services
Qualification(s): Full-time student registered in semester 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 and living in residence in the Winter semester who has a cumulative 80% average or who is in the top 10% of his/her program. The recipient must have demonstrated responsibility and leadership qualities through participation in residence related activities. Residence Life Staff and paid members of Interhall Council and Hall Councils are not eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
John T. Powell Scholarship [I0237]
Apply to the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences (HHNS) main office by mid February using the department's application outlining participation in extra-curricular on campus activity and contributions made to the annual HHNS Symposium at the organizational and/or operational level.
Donor(s):
Human Kinetics Alumni Association
Qualification(s): Full-time students enrolled in any honours program within the Department of H.H.N.S. with a minimum 10.0 credits and a minimum cumulative average of 70% and has participated in the H.H.N.S. Symposium and other on-campus extra-curricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Johnson & Johnson Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship in Science [I1107]
Apply by May 15th to the office of the Associate Dean Academic in the College of Biological Science with two supporting reference letters. Selection will be based on greatest demonstrated leadership to increase advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the community through positions held, extracurricular activities and involvement on campus and in the community as evidenced by two letters of reference. Leadership that increases advocacy for inclusion; creating an environment that is safe, positive, respectful and diverse; recognizes and celebrates the range of social identity groups that comprise the community. Students may hold this award only once.
Donor(s):
Johnson & Johnson
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Biological Science or the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences with a minimum cumulative average of 75% who have completed 4.0 credits and who have demonstrated leadership to increase advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the community. Preference will be given to leadership in the Guelph community.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Kae and Gordon Skinner Memorial Scholarship [C0258]
Provided by the late Kae Stalker Skinner (Mac '30) and Gordon Skinner (O.A.C.'24), former Registrar of the Ontario Institute of Agrologists. Consideration will be given to participation in the Student Branch of the Ontario Institute of Agrologists. Apply to the O.A.C. Awards Office by April 1 with a letter demonstrating contributions to agrology.
Donor(s):
The estates of the late Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Skinner
Qualification(s): O.A.C. student graduating from the B.Sc.(Agr.), B.SC., or B.Comm. programs who has made a significant contribution to developing an understanding of the profession of agrology among fellow students.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Ken and Marilyn Murray Scholarship [I0734]
Dr. Kenneth G. Murray C.M., OAC BSA ’50 and Honourary Doctor of Laws ’96, and Mrs. Marilyn C. Murray, Mac BHSc ’55, established this scholarship. Selection will be based on significant prior contributions to and experience in community-based service. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a summary letter outlining prior contributions to and experience in community-based service, and how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year.
Donor(s):
Dr. Kenneth G. and Mrs. Marilyn C. Murray
Qualification(s): Full-time students registered in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with a minimum 75% cumulative average who are participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning in the province of Ontario in the following academic year will be eligible for this award.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Kenneth James Berg Memorial Scholarship [I0370]
Established by Friends and Family in memory of Ken Berg, a 1982 C.B.S. Microbiology alumnus. The focus of this award reflects Ken's success in applied education in the work force. Nomination by the Microbiology Co-op Program Committee. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Family and friends of Ken Berg
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Microbiology co-op program in the C.B.S. who have completed all aspects of the third co-op work term.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Kenneth W. Hammond Scholarship [I0045]
Student with the highest grade in the course ENVS*2070 “Environmental Perspectives and Human Choices.” Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Kenneth W. Hammond
Qualification(s): Students who have completed the course Environmental Perspectives and Human Choices ENVS*2070
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Kevin Durie Memorial Scholarship [I0653]
Established in memory of Kevin Durie, BA ’93, by his family and friends. Selection will be based on demonstration of outstanding service as a Residence Life staff member and volunteer . Apply by January 15th to the Director, Student Housing Services with a letter of reference from a member of the Residence Life management team and a personal statement of up to 500 words that outlines time commitment and types of volunteer activities undertaken as well as an indication of how their volunteer activities and participation as a Residence Life staff member are valuable and rewarding experiences.
Donor(s):
Christine Blake-Durie
Qualification(s): Students who are registered in any degree program on the University of Guelph campus, are a member of Residence Life staff and are academically eligible to continue as a Residence Assistant or as part of Residence Life staff.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Kip Hunter Prize [I0139]
For the best essay, written by an undergraduate in a philosophy course. The essay may be either a required assignment for a course (in which case either the student or the instructor may submit it) or it may be specially prepared for the competition. Submission of essays is to the Chair, Department of Philosophy, by May 1
Donor(s):
Faculty, students and staff of the Philosophy Department
Qualification(s): Any undergraduate who has registered for a philosophy course during the academic year in which the prize is awarded.
Amount: 1 Book prize
Lambda Foundation Scholarship in LBGT Studies [I0591]
This award is provided to encourage research on the subject of lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered (LBGT) peoples. The scholarship is based upon areas of research pertaining to the history, contributions, and issues by or about LBGT peoples. Preference will be given to an applicant who is involved in the LBGT community as demonstrated by a record of volunteer activities, active civil society memberships, or as attested by a letter of recommendation from a community group, or evidenced by related previous academic pursuits. This scholarship may be awarded to a given student only once. Projects must have been completed or research proposals accepted within the past calendar year. Apply to the Dean of Arts by December 15th including the research proposal or completed project, curriculum vitae, and any supporting letters referencing involvement in the LBGT community and/or faculty support.
Donor(s):
Lambda Foundation and other donors
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in a program with a thesis, a research essay, independent research project or course work programs pertaining to lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered (LBGT) studies, as broadly defined by the applicant.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Lange and Prokipcak Chemistry Scholarship [I0528]
This scholarship was established by Professor Gordon L. Lange, Professor Joe M. Prokipcak, friends and colleagues. Professors Gordon L. Lange and Joe M. Prokipcak were valued members of the chemistry Faculty who retired in 2001. Their excellence in teaching was recognized within the university and nationwide, winning them a total of eleven teaching awards. This scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest average grade in CHEM*1040,1050 and 2700. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Professor Gordon L. Lange, Professor Joe M. Prokipcak and friends and colleagues
Qualification(s): Student registered in any program offered by C.E.P.S who has completed CHEM*1040, CHEM*1050, CHEM*2700 and have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits up to a maximum of 14.75 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Lautens Prize in Organic Chemistry [I0882]
This scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a graduating student with a focus on organic chemistry. Selection will be based on the highest cumulative average across these four courses. In the case of a tie, the student with the highest grade in CHEM*4730 will be awarded the scholarship. No application required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Mark Lautens
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Chemistry who have completed CHEM*2700 Organic Chemistry I, CHEM*3750 Organic Chemistry II, CHEM*3760 Organic Chemistry III, and CHEM*4730 Synthetic Organic Chemistry.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Leibniz/Newton Scholarship [I0156]
Established in honour of two founding fathers of calculus. Selection will be based on highest combined average over 80% in MATH*1200 and MATH*1210 or equivalent. Not tenable with the T.D. Newton Memorial Scholarship (I0198) and Second Year Math & Stats Scholarship (I0739). A student may be considered for this award only once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed a minimum of 4.0 but no more than 8.5 credits with a cumulative average of at least 80% and completed MATH*1200 and MATH*1210.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Leonard Conolly Exchange Student Scholarship [I0446]
Established by students, faculty, staff and friends to honour Prof. Leonard Conolly, professor of drama, Chair of the Department of Drama, 1981-88, and Associate Vice-President Academic, 1988-1992. Apply to the Centre for International Programs by April 5, for visiting during the subsequent Fall or Winter semesters. Selection, by the Centre for International Programs, will be based on assessment of (a) a one-page submission describing the significance of the student visiting Guelph to the program of study at the partner exchange university (b) two faculty references of one-page each, and (c) consistent high performance in the course work completed, as documented by a transcript of program grades to date, submitted by the home university.
Donor(s):
Students, staff, faculty and friends of Dr. Leonard Connolly
Qualification(s): Full-time visiting exchange student, registered at Guelph for at least one semester, from any country in the South (a list of eligible countries and exchange partner universities is available in the Centre for International Programs).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Linda S. Allen Memorial Graduation Prize [C0914]
This award was established in memory of Linda S. Allen, who served many years as a program counsellor for the BSc program and as an instructor of mathematics and statistics, receiving the Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion, on the occasion of its second awarding in 2005. She worked tirelessly to help countless students, but she was especially supportive of students who had suffered setbacks and were working to get their programs back on track. She was also a wonderful mentor to younger program counsellors. The recipient will be the student who best demonstrates tenacity and persistence in overcoming significant circumstances during their studies. This student will best demonstrate their hard work in overcoming a significant issue and took the necessary steps to get their academic careers on track as evidenced by the fact that they are graduating. If two or more students demonstrate significant circumstances in pursuit of their degree, the student graduating with the highest cumulative average over their last four semesters (10 credits) will be chosen. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 1 with a letter of no more than 500 words that summarizes significant obstacles overcome in pursuit of the degree and include a letter of reference from a program counsellor, departmental advisor, instructor or other individual who can speak to the demonstrated tenacity and persistence required to overcome the significant obstacle(s).
Donor(s):
Brian Allen, Family, Friends and Colleagues of Linda S. Allen
Qualification(s): Students graduating from any degree program in June or from the previous February or October convocations with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Lionel Bradley Pett Scholarships [I0486]
This scholarship was established through the generosity of Dr. Lionel Bradley Pett, an O.A.C.'30 alumnus, and a life-long contributor to nutritional sciences in Canada, to recognize academic excellence. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Lionel Bradley Pett
Qualification(s): Full-time B.Sc. students who have declared a major offered by the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences. The awards are allocated to the three students, with the highest cumulative averages, who have completed 5.0, 10.0 and 15.0 to 15.75 credits respectively.
Amount: 3 awards of $2,500
Lorena Karli Sears Scholarship [I0968]
Professor Mark Sears, a retired Entomologist from the School of Environmental Sciences, established this scholarship in memory of his grandmother, Lorena Karli Sears who was a resourceful farm girl from the U.S., with an interest in the environment. Students will be selected by: 1.Clearly designed plan for research; 2. Student’s research potential as described by an academic reference letter from an instructor; and 3. Cumulative GPA. Apply to the OAC Awards Committee by May 15 with a statement describing your interest in research (maximum 500 words) and brief reference letter from a faculty member describing your research potential. To submit your statement, please email it as an attachment to oacaward@uoguelph.ca. Please include the title of the award and the award ID number in the subject line of your email and on your application. Please also include your student ID number on your application. Faculty members can email their reference letter to oacaward@uoguelph.ca.
Donor(s):
Mark Sears
Qualification(s): OAC students who are registered in the B.Sc.(Env.), B.Sc. with a major in Environmental Biology, or the Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management with a major in Environmental Management who have completed a minimum of 12.0 credits and are registered in one of ENVS*4410, ENVS*4510, ENVS*4001/2 or another research project /Independent Study course.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Lynn Medal in Zoology [C1108]
Established in memory of Dr. Denis Lynn, College Professor Emeritus of the Department of Integrative Biology. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Denis Lynn and the Department of Integrative Biology
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June or who have graduated in the previous fall or winter convocation from the Zoology major.
Amount: 1 $1,000
Mac 1971 Keith and Rosalind Slater Tribute Scholarship [I0830]
Established in recognition of Dr. Keith Slater, Honourary Class President for Mac ’71, and Rosalind Slater. Selection will be based on leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement, and/or dedication to volunteerism and community-based service in any of the following areas: family relations, applied nutrition, theatre arts, environment sciences, or children’s literacy. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a resume and a one page summary letter outlining extracurricular involvement, leadership experience, volunteerism and community-based service, as well as how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year. The award can only be held once.
Donor(s):
Class of Mac 1971
Qualification(s): Full-time student registered in any major within the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who has completed a minimum of 8.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and is participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
MAC 67 50th Anniversary Scholarship [I1090]
Established by the Class of MAC 1967 in recognition of their 50th anniversary, this award recognizes students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who demonstrate a commitment to the well-being of families and individuals through volunteering or experiential learning. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a one-page letter outlining volunteer and experiential learning and a reference letter demonstrating commitment to the well-being of families and individuals.
Donor(s):
The Class of MAC 1967
Qualification(s): Preference will be given to students in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. If all else considered equal, this award will go to the student with the highest cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Macdonald Stewart Scholarship in Memory of Walter and May Stewart [I0813]
Selection will be based on significant prior contributions to and experience in community-based service and future participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year. Preference will be given to those studying in the areas of applied nutrition, sustainable food systems or environmental governance. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a summary letter outlining prior contributions to and experience in community-based service, and how funds would be used to support participation in curriculum-embedded experiential learning opportunities in the following academic year.
Donor(s):
The Macdonald Stewart Foundation
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who are participating in curriculum-embedded experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $3,500
MacKenzie Scholarship [I0398]
In honour of University Professor Emeritus Innes K. MacKenzie. Not tenable with the Egelstaff Scholarship. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Physics
Qualification(s): Students who have completed 12.5 course credits and are currently registered in one of the majors in physics. It is given to a student with a high cumulative standing (of at least 80%) in the required physics courses normally taken in Years 2 & 3 of the major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
MacNaughton Scholarship [I0422]
Established by Earl B. MacNaughton, former head of the Department of Physics and founding Dean of the College of Physical Science. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Earl B. MacNaughton
Qualification(s): Student who has completed semester 5 and is currently registered in one of the majors in Physics and has a high cumulative average (at least 80%) in the required Physics courses normally taken in semesters 3, 4 and 5 of the major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Mae McEwen Memorial Scholarship [I0185]
Apply to the OAC Awards office by May 15 with a letter outlining extra curricular activities related to environmental issues.
Donor(s):
The estate of Mae McEwen
Qualification(s): Student who has completed semester 6 of the Environmental Biology major in the B.Sc. or B.Sc (Env.) programs with a cumulative average of 80% or better. Participation in extra curricular activities related to environmental issues will be considered in determining the recipient.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Marie Curie Scholarship in Physics [I0915]
Established in honour of a distinguished Physics Professor Emeritus. Selection will be made to the student with highest cumulative average. Award may be held only once. No application required
Donor(s):
Anonymous
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Physics who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits and have achieved a minimum of 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Marion McKenzie Scholarships for Outstanding Achievement in History [I0470]
These prizes have been established in memory of Marion McKenzie (1905-1994), a teacher who had a love of learning and a continuing curiosity about the world both past and present. These are awarded to the top student in each of the required core courses in the History program (HIST*1050, HIST*2450,) in the previous academic year. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. James Snell and Mrs. Leslie Snell
Qualification(s): Students who have completed one of the following required core courses in History: HIST*1050 and HIST*2450. The recipient for HIST*1050 must have completed no more than 5.0 credits; the recipient for HIST*2450, no more than 10.0 credits and be in the specialization in History.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship in Science [I0947]
Established to acknowledge students who demonstrate leadership by increasing advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the community. Selection will be based on greatest demonstrated leadership to increase advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the community through positions held, extracurricular activities and involvement on campus and in the community as evidenced by two letters of reference. Leadership that increases advocacy for inclusion; creating an environment that is safe, positive, respectful and diverse; recognizes and celebrates the range of social identity groups that comprise the community. Apply by May 15th to the CBS, Associate Dean Academic Office (cbsada@uoguelph.ca) with two letters of reference. Preference will be given to leadership in the Guelph community. Students may hold this award only once.
Donor(s):
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Biological Sciences or the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences with a minimum cumulative average of 80% who have completed 4.0 credits and who have demonstrated leadership to increase advocacy for diversity and inclusion in the community.
Amount: 1 award of $4,000
Michele and Maria Vannelli Scholarship [I0988]
Dr. Tony Vannelli, Dean of the College of Physical & Engineering Science from 2007 to 2016, and his wife, Voula, established this award in honour of Dr. Vannelli’s parents, Michele and Maria Vannelli. Selection will be based on high cumulative average and demonstrated engagement in the community, preferably in a leadership role supported by two letters of reference from individuals who or organizations that have knowledge of and can attest to that experience. Apply to the College of Physical & Engineering Science Awards Committee with a letter of application and two supporting reference letters from individuals or organizations attesting to community engagement experience by May 15th. This award is not tenable with the Emmanuel & Kalliope Salamalekis Scholarship (I0987).
Donor(s):
Dr. Anthony Vannelli and Voula Vannelli
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Physical & Engineering Science who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits and have demonstrated engagement in the community, preferably in a leadership role.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Monroe Landon Memorial Scholarship [I0153]
Preference will be given to students from the counties of Norfolk or Haldimand as evidenced in letter of application. Selection will be based on the student who has demonstrated the most active interest in field biology and conservation of native flora. Apply by May 15 to the main office, Integrative Biology (SCIE Room 2481) with a one-page letter of application, one letter of support and a resume that outlines volunteer and work experiences in field biology and conservation of native flora.
Donor(s):
Norfolk Field Naturalists and family of Monroe Landon
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the Department of Integrative Biology who have completed between 14. 5 and 17.5 credits with a minimum 75% cumulative average and who have demonstrated an active interest in field biology and conservation of native flora.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Nathan Max Goldman Choir Scholarships [I0774]
Established in honour of Mr. Goldman, an OAC graduate (1945 and 1947) and former President of the Philharmonia Society at the University of Guelph. The scholarships will support two students who demonstrate outstanding leadership and vision in the Symphonic Choir and / or the Chamber Choir. One award will be available to a student in each choir and will be given to the candidate who best combines high vocal achievement and choral leadership. A vocal audition may be required. In the event that there is more than one suitable candidate, the student who is a majoring in Music will be given preference, and thereafter, the student with the highest cumulative average. No application is required as a recommendation by Choir Director will be made to the SOFAM Awards Committee.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Anne Goldman and the family of Nathan Max Goldman
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program who are currently a member of the University of Guelph Symphonic Choir and / or the Chamber Choir and have been a member of the University of Guelph Choirs for at least two years.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Natural Resource Solutions Prize in Field Ecology [I1058]
Natural Resource Solutions Inc. established this award to acknowledge students demonstrating academic excellence in the area of field work in ecology. Selection is based on the highest grade in the course. This scholarship cannot be held at the same time as Natural Resource Solutions Scholarship in Laboratory and Field Work in Ecology I1057. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Natural Resource Solutions Inc.
Qualification(s): Students who completed Field Ecology in the previous fall semester BIOL*4410
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Natural Resource Solutions Scholarship in Laboratory and Field Work in Ecology [I1057]
Natural Resource Solutions Inc. established this award to acknowledge students demonstrating academic excellence in the area of field work in ecology. Selection is based on the highest grade in the course. This scholarship cannot be held at the same time as Natural Resource Solutions Prize in Field Ecology I1058. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Natural Resource Solutions Inc.
Qualification(s): Students who completed ( in the previous Fall semester) Laboratory and Field Work in Ecology BIOL*3010
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Nick Westwood Memorial Scholarship in Spectroscopy [I0982]
In recognition of Professor Nick Westwood’s enduring contributions to the field of Molecular Spectroscopy, and his devotion to academic development and achievement at all levels, his family, friends and Department of Chemistry colleagues have established this award to honour his memory. Selection will be based on the highest grade in CHEM*2070 Structure and Spectroscopy. In the event of a tie, the award will go to the student with the highest cumulative average. Application not required.
Donor(s):
Staff, faculty and friends of the Department of Chemistry
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program with a minimum 80% cumulative average who have obtained a minimum of 80% in CHEM*2070 Structure and Spectroscopy.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Norma Bowen Memorial Scholarship in Psychology [I0154]
Established in memory of Norma Bowen, former faculty member in the Department of Psychology and herself a mature student. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from high school more than six years ago. No application required.
Donor(s):
The Bowen family, friends and faculty colleagues
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BA program majoring in Psychology or the BSc program majoring in Psychology: Brain and Cognition who have completed between 8.0 and 16.0 credits, including a minimum of 4.0 credits in Psychology, with a minimum cumulative average of 80% in Psychology courses.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Norman McCollum Dairy Scholarship [I0815]
Norman McCollum, Diploma Agriculture ’66, past president of OACAA and retired employee of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute has created this $1500 scholarship through the OAC Alumni Foundation in recognition of his valued friendship with Glenhome Jersey Farm. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average. Apply to the OAC Awards office by May 15, with a letter stating intent to return to the family dairy farm or pursue a career in the dairy industry.
Donor(s):
Norman McCollum c/o The OAC Alumni Foundation
Qualification(s): Students registered in the B.Sc. (Agr) program, the B.Sc. Animal Biology major, or the B.Comm. Food and Agricultural Business major who have completed 10.0 credits and have declared an intent to return to the family dairy farm or purse a career in the dairy industry.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
O.A.C. '55 Scholarships [I0064]
Provided by the class of O.A.C. '55. 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. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Dean's Office (Awards) with a letter outlining your participation in Class/College/University activities. Awarded in the fall semester.
Donor(s):
O.A.C. '55
Qualification(s): Students registered in any O.A.C. degree program or students registered in the B.ENG. program that have completed a minimum of 10.0 with at least a 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
O.A.C. Centennial Graduate Prizes [C0209]
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 OAC Awards Office by April 1 with a letter outlining extracurricular activities. Selection will be based on academic achievement in semesters 7 and 8, as well as participation in extracurricular activities throughout the student's university career.
Donor(s):
Dean, O.A.C.
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. 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.
Amount: 1 award of $2,200
O.A.C. Students' Federation Medal [C0217]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
O.A.C.
Qualification(s): Graduating student in an undergraduate degree program in a major 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.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
OAC’45 Public Speaking Scholarship [I0200]
Offered by the Class of '45 O.A.C., on the occasion of their 40th anniversary. Apply with a one page letter summarizing public speaking experience to the OAC Awards Office by May 15. Selection will be based on demonstrated excellence and effort in public speaking within or outside of the University of Guelph (i.e. TEDx, Toastmasters, 4-H, community events).
Donor(s):
Mr. Aubrey Hagar
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits in any program offered by OAC.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Ollerhead Scholarship in Physics [I1028]
Established in honour of Professor Emeritus Robin W. Ollerhead, Chair of the Department of Physics 1982-1993. Selection will be based on the highest average greater than 80% in Physics courses for that major normally taken by a full time student in semesters 3, 4, and 5. This is one of five identical awards in Physics to be given to the top five students with highest averages according to the selection criteria. (The other awards are the MacNaughton, Campbell, Egelstaff & Mackenzie scholarships.) The award cannot be held concurrently with another award from the Physics Department and can be held only once. No application is required.
Donor(s):
Robin and Maureen Ollerhead
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Physics who have completed all required courses normally taken in the first 5 semesters of that major who has completed 12.5 credits and achieved a minimum 80% average in the required Physics courses normally taken in semesters 3, 4 and 5 of their major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,750
Ontario Dairy Council Prize [C0221]
The Ontario Dairy Council offers this scholarship in honour of the late P. Bruce Scott. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Ontario Milk Distributors' Association
Qualification(s): Student who shows proficiency in courses related to the market milk industry at the conclusion of the 8th semester level of the Food Science program.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Ontario Food Protection Association Scholarship [I0223]
Apply to the O.A.C. Awards Office with a letter by May 15.
Donor(s):
Ontario Food Protection Association
Qualification(s): Student majoring in Food Science entering the 7th semester with a minimum cumulative standing of 70%. Priority will be given to students who have demonstrated academic proficiency in quality assurance, and who have participated in extra curricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention Gary Ireland Memorial Scholarship [I0773]
Selection will be based on a demonstrated interest in horticulture/vegetable production and academic standing. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining the horticulture/vegetable production courses you have taken and include any work related experience. Please include the award name and ID number in the subject line of your email and on your application.
Donor(s):
Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in: Crop, Horticulture and Turfgrass; or Organic Agriculture; or Honours Agriculture OR in the Bachelor of Science with a major in Plant Science who have completed a minimum of 8.0 credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Ottawa Valley Agri Business Association Scholarship [I0858]
Apply to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 with a two page letter outlining your participation in extra-curricular activities and your demonstrated academic achievement and your interest in animal science, crop production, soil science or agricultural economics. Please include the Award Name and ID in the subject line of your email and on your application. Please also include your student ID on your application. Selection will be based on outstanding academic merit and participation in extra-curricular activities.
Donor(s):
Ottawa Valley Retail Feed & Seed Dealers Association
Qualification(s): OAC students who: 1. Are registered in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; the Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Food and Agricultural Business; or the Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Biology programs; 2. Have completed 4.0 to 15.0 credits and who have demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities as well as academic interest and achievement in animal science, crop production, soil science or agricultural economics; 3. Are from Eastern Ontario (Ottawa-Carleton, Dundas-Glengarry-Stormont, Lanark, Prescott-Russell, Leeds & Grenville, Lennox & Addington, Frontenac and Renfrew counties).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
OVC 1966 Legacy Scholarship [I2198]
In honour of their 50th reunion the class of OVC 1966 decided to commemorate their time at OVC by establishing the OVC 1966 Legacy Award.Students registered in Phase 3 at the Ontario Veterinary College are eligible for this award who have participated in extra-curricular activities and have demonstrated enthusiasm and leadership
Donor(s):
The Class of OVC 1966
Qualification(s): Selection is based on a Phase 3 class vote for the student with the greatest demonstrated enthusiasm, class spirit and comradeship, and dedication to school leadership, through participation in extra-curricular activities such as college governance, student clubs, academic conferences and continuing education opportunities.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Pal Fischer Mathematical Science Graduation Prize [C0182]
Selection is based on highest cumulative average. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Faculty members, who will be anonymous, through the College of Physical Science and Engineering Expendable Scholarship Fund
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations with a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and achieved a minimum 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $500, 1 Commemorative plaque
Pari Basrur Research Prize (BIOM*4510) [C1042]
Established in honour of Dr. Pari Basrur, who was a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Biomedical Sciences from 1995 - 2012. Dr. Basrur was also the first woman to be appointed full Professor at a Canadian veterinary college in 1967. Dr. Basrur maintained a vibrant, internationally acclaimed research program in medical genetics for over 50 years, and was a popular teacher and recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of Canada, for her work both at the University of Guelph and Internationally. She was a positive role model for women in science and students in general throughout her career. This award was established to honour her illustrious career and Dr. Basrur’s extraordinary contribution to the community of scientists. Selection is based on the highest average of the student’s research paper grade and seminar grade of BIOM*4510. In the event of a tie, highest final grade in course.
Donor(s):
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students graduating or who have convocated in the previous 2 semesters in the Biomedical Science Major, enrolled in Research in Biomedical Sciences (BIOM*4510) and achieved a minimum 90% grade in the course.
Amount: 1 award of $300
Pari Basrur Research Prize (BIOM*4521/2) [C1041]
Established in honour of Dr. Pari Basrur, who was a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Biomedical Sciences from 1995 - 2012. Dr. Basrur was also the first woman to be appointed full Professor at a Canadian veterinary college in 1967. Dr. Basrur maintained a vibrant, internationally acclaimed research program in medical genetics for over 50 years, and was a popular teacher and recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of Canada, for her work both at the University of Guelph and Internationally. She was a positive role model for women in science and students in general throughout her career. This award was established to honour her illustrious career and Dr. Basrur’s extraordinary contribution to the community of scientists. Selection is based on the highest average of the student’s research paper grade and seminar grade of BIOM*4521/2. In the event of a tie, highest final grade in course.
Donor(s):
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Qualification(s): Students graduating or who have convocated in the previous 2 semesters in the Biomedical Science Major, enrolled in Research in Biomedical Sciences (BIOM*4521/2) and achieved a minimum 90% grade in the course.
Amount: 1 award of $300
Parrish and Heimbecker Scholarship (formerly known as Heimbecker Scholarship in Entrepreneurship) [I0388]
Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited is a private, family owned business, founded in 1909 involved in many aspects of agri-business across Canada. This scholarship was established to honour Herb Heimbecker's service and contribution to the agri-food industry in Canada. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Committee at oacaward@uoguelph.ca with a resume demonstrating the students’ level of involvement with the agricultural and food industry. Please include the name of the award and the Award ID number in the subject line of your email and on your application. Please also include your student ID number on your application. Selection will be based on demonstrated commitment to the agricultural and food industry measured by the approximate number of hours a student has dedicated per week to work and/or extracurricular and/or volunteer activities related to the agricultural and food industry during their Undergraduate degree.
Donor(s):
Friends and Associates of Herb Heimbecker
Qualification(s): Students registered in any OAC program, whom have completed a minimum of 10 credits who have demonstrated their passion and commitment to the agricultural and food industry through their extracurricular and/or volunteer activities during their Undergraduate degree and who aspire to have a career in the agricultural and food industry.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Peter Mann Prize for Embryology [I2032]
Provided by colleagues and friends of Dr. Mann, a scholar and teacher of Embryology from 1954-1987. Selection will be based on the highest average in the course. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Colleagues and friends of Dr. Mann
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Bio-Medical Science Major and who have completed Medical Embryology BIOM*3040.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Pharmacia & Upjohn Scholarship in Microbiology [I0295]
Offered in the Winter Semester by the Pharmacia Company of Canada. Not tenable with the Shutt Memorial Scholarship. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Pharmacia & Upjohn International Inc.
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in the B.Sc. Microbiology major who has completed the 7th semester level with the highest cumulative average in those core courses offered by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Precambrian Aquatic Prize [I1121]
Established by CBS alumni Neil and Barb Hutchinson to honour their interest in aquatic science. Selection will be based on the highest grade in the course. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected. This award is not tenable with the Excellence in Marine and Freshwater Biology Scholarship I1120. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Neil and Barb Hutchinson
Qualification(s): Students who have completed the Integrative Marine and Freshwater Research course IBIO*4600.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Priscilla and Stanford Reid Trust Prize [I0597]
Established in honour the first chair of the History Department, Stanford Reid, and his wife, Priscilla Reid to acknowledge the best paper written about the history of Presbyterianism and/or the Reformed tradition. Apply, by April 1, with a copy of the paper and a covering letter including contact information to the Department of History Awards Chair.
Donor(s):
Priscilla and Stanford Reid Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Any student submitting an essay on the history of Presbyterianism and/or Reformed tradition.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Professional Staff Association Future Leader Scholarship [I1132]
This scholarship is provided to students whose leadership involvement makes a positive impact at the University of Guelph and/or the broader community. Apply by email to awards@uoguelph.ca by May 15 with one letter of reference and a personal statement (max 500 words) outlining the time commitment, impact, and types of activities undertaken as well as an indication of how these activities were a valuable and rewarding leadership experience. Applicants must also submit the name of their immediate family member for verification that they are part of the Professional/Managerial Group of the University, and/or retired Professional/Managerial Group of the University of Guelph. Selection will be based on the student’s demonstrated involvement in leadership activities on campus or off campus that result in positive community impact. The selection committee will consider how the student’s participation, initiative and efforts positively impacts the University of Guelph community and/or their broader community. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be awarded. This award may not be held more than once.
Donor(s):
The Professional Staff Association (PSA)
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who demonstrate involvement in leadership opportunities that result in positive community impact, and who are from the immediate family of full-time, part-time, contractual or retired members of the Professional/Managerial Group at the University of Guelph. Preference will be given to a student that has not received the Professional Staff Association Scholarship in the same year.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Professional Staff Association Scholarship [I0628]
This scholarship is provided to students with the highest cumulative average. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15 by sending an email to awards@uoguelph.ca and include the name of the family member of the Professional/Managerial Group of the University, and/or retired Professional/Managerial Group of the University of Guelph. This award may be held more than once,however, not in consecutive years. Preference will be given to students of current or retired P.S.A. members. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average.
Donor(s):
Professional Staff Association
Qualification(s): Full-time students who are from the immediate family, part-time or contractual Professional/Managerial Group employees of the University , and/or retired Professional/Managerial Group of the University of Guelph who have completed at least 5.0 credits and have a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Project Hero Scholarship [I0979]
The University of Guelph is proud to participate in Project Hero. Project Hero started in 2009 by Retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed and is a unique program providing undergraduate scholarships to children of fallen soldiers. Canadian citizens/permanent residents entering or registered full-time in any degree program who are dependent children of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission or First Responder personnel deceased during active duty . “Dependent” children are under the age of 26. The restriction of 25 years does not apply to a physically or mentally disabled child who is over 25 years of age and who had this condition and was a dependent of the employee before the age of 26. Eligibility to participate in this program will be determined by Canadian Armed Forces criteria through confirmation from the Department of National Defense or in the case of First Responders, through the supporting documentation submitted. This award can be held with the University of Guelph Entrance Scholarship, however, students who receive other Entrance Awards (scholarship or bursaries) will have the value of the Project Hero reduced by the value(s) of the other award(s). You can apply for this scholarship by sending an email to awards@uoguelph.ca indicating that you are a dependent child of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission and include your parent's full name OR you are a dependent child of a First Responder personnel deceased during active duty; include supporting documentation confirming the parent perished during active duty as well as confirmation of death. Once approved for this scholarship, you do not need to re-apply.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Canadian citizens/permanent residents entering or registered full-time in any degree program who are dependent children of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission or First Responder personnel deceased during active duty.
Amount: Several awards that include tuition and fees for up to Bachelor of Arts, plus $8000 toward 1st year living expenses
Psychology Core and Methodology Scholarship [I0345]
Provided by the Department of Psychology. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Psychology
Qualification(s): Student enrolled in the B.A. honours program or the honours specialization in the B.Sc. program majoring in Psychology who has completed PSYC*2010 and PSYC*2360 and the Psychology core course requirements.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Psychology Honours Thesis Prize [I0343]
Selection will be based on the highest grade in PSYC*4880. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Psychology
Qualification(s): All students registered in the BA program majoring in Psychology or the BSc majoring in Psychology: Brain and Cognition who have completed PSYC*4880.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Psychology Senior Honours Prize [I0342]
The student with the highest cumulative average of the PSYC courses takes will be selected. Award may be held once only. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Psychology
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BA or BSc programs majoring in Psychology who have completed at least 15.0credits, including those prerequisite courses associated with the honours thesis PSYC*3370 and PSYC*3380
Amount: 1 award of $200
R.A. Fisher Statistics Scholarship [I0102]
Established to honour one of the founding fathers of statistics. Selection will be based on the highest combined average over 80% in STAT*2040 and STAT*2050 or equivalent. A student may be considered for this award only once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Faculty, students and other affiliates of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed a minimum of 9.0 credits, but no more than 14.5 credits and have completed STAT*2040 and STAT*2050 or equivalent.
Amount: 1 award of $500
R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science [I0536]
This scholarship will be offered in odd numbered fiscal years (May to April). Selection will be based on highest cumulative average. This award is not tenable with any other awards from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Estate of Professor R.C. Moffatt
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum of 9.0 credits, but no more than 19.5 credits and are registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and achieved an 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Physics [I0535]
This scholarship is awarded in even numbered fiscal years (May to April) to the student with the highest cumulative average over 80%. This award is not tenable with any other Department of Physics scholarships . Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Estate of Professor R.C. Moffatt
Qualification(s): Student who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits up to a maximum of 19.75 credits and is enrolled in a physics major.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
RB Palmer Horticultural Scholarship [I1083]
These scholarships were established by RB Palmer in support of students who are interested in plant breeding, plant genetics and horticulture. RB Palmer was particularly inspired by Ornamental Horticulture, lilies and gladiolas in particular. Apply by May 15 to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter (no more than two pages) listing the courses you have completed that demonstrate your interest in horticulture, plant genetics or plant breeding. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average.
Donor(s):
RB Palmer Horticultural Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in a a program offered by the Ontario Agricultural College who demonstrate an interest in horticulture, plant genetics or plant breeding. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in Ornamental Horticulture.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Resilience Scholarship (CEPS) [I1126]
Apply by January 31st to the School of Engineering Awards Committee with a resume and a 500-word statement describing how the applicant has overcome adversity, demonstrated resiliency, leadership and perseverance, and how their actions have had a positive impact on others. Selection will be based on: 1. Resilience in response to personal life challenges or adversity (e.g. physical disability, financial constraints, socio-economics barriers); 2. Effective leadership, as evidenced through positions held, extracurricular activities, involvement on campus/in school and/or in the community; 3. Positive impact, on others, the School of Engineering, the University of Guelph, or the broader community, as evidenced in a 500-word statement. In the event of a tie the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected. Award cannot be held more than once.
Donor(s):
The Angel Gabriel Foundation
Qualification(s): Female students registered in any program within the School of Engineering, who have assumed roles of leadership and who have demonstrated resilience in response to personal life challenges or adversity (e.g. physical disability, financial constraints, socio-economic barriers).
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Robert Harcourt Scholarships [I0121]
Established, by the estate of Mrs. R. Harcourt in memory of the late Dr. Robert Harcourt. Selection will be based on highest cumulative averages for those entering year 3 and year 4. One scholarship will be awarded to year 3 entering students and one to year 4 entering students. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Estate of Mrs. R. Harcourt
Qualification(s): Students entering year 3 having completed 9.0 credits and year 4 having completed 14.0 credits in a program offered by the School of Environmental Sciences.
Amount: 2 awards of $750
Robert Orr Lawson Second Year Microbiology In-course Scholarship [I0498]
Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson with matching support from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology to encourage study and research related to microbiology of foods. The scholarship is paid over three years in installments of $1,000. The second and third payments are contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77% over the previous two semesters of continued study in the major. Students who fail to qualify for a payment may re-qualify for the subsequent payment by obtaining a 77% or better average in the succeeding two academic semesters of full-time study. Apply to the Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology by May 15 if the intent is to continue the Microbiology major in the following September.
Donor(s):
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the estate of the late Robert Orr Lawson
Qualification(s): Student with a minimum 80% average in the B.Sc. program at the completion of the first two semesters of study who has declared a Microbiology major and has the highest cumulative average, providing that the average grade is 80% or greater for 5 credits. 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: 1 award of $3,000
Robert Orr Lawson Third Year Microbiology In-course Scholarship [I0499]
Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson with matching support from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology to encourage study and research related to microbiology of foods. The scholarship is paid over two years in installments of $1,000. The second payments is contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77% over the previous two semesters of continued full-time study (5 credits) in the major. Apply to the Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology by May 15 if the intent is to continue the Microbiology major in the following September.
Donor(s):
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the estate of the late Robert Orr Lawson
Qualification(s): Student with a minimum 80% average in the B.Sc. program at the completion of the first four semesters of full-time study (10 credits) who has declared a Microbiology major and has the highest cumulative average, providing that the average grade is 80% or greater. 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: 1 award of $2,000
Ronald Ko Scholarship [I0151]
This scholarship represents income generated by a trust fund established by Dr. Ko. One annual award is presented in the Winter semester. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Ronald Ko, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Hong Kong
Qualification(s): Student with the highest grade in the Integrative Biology of Invertebrates course ZOO*3700 in the Department of Integrative Biology, currently offered in the Fall semester.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Rosemont Scholarship in Food Animal Health and Welfare (OVC) [I2199]
The Rosemont Scholarship in Food Animal Health and Welfare was established with proceeds from the “Excellence in Food” benefit dinner held at the Globe Restaurant in Rosemont, Ontario. The award recognizes the importance of animal health and welfare to rural life and sustainable food systems. Apply by letter detailing interest and involvement in activities related to food animal health and welfare, with two letters of support from veterinarians or faculty who have worked with the student in this area, to the Office of the Associate Dean, Students in the OVC fall awards competition. Selection will be based on the greatest demonstrated interest and involvement in food animal health and welfare. In the instance that more than one candidate is ranked equally by the OVC Awards Committee, the student with the highest cumulative grade in their Health Management courses to date will be awarded the scholarship.
Donor(s):
Janice O’Born
Qualification(s): Students registered in the DVM program who demonstrate interest and involvement in food animal health and welfare.
Amount: 1 award of $1,600
RWDI Scholarship for Engineering Student Athletes [I1135]
Established by Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (RWDI), an engineering consulting firm specializing in the science of buildings and structures. The recipient will be selected based upon extraordinary athletic and leadership qualities. No application is necessary. Coaches will nominate students to the Athletic Awards Committee.
Donor(s):
RWDI
Qualification(s): Current members of any Gryphon varsity team who are registered in any program offered by the School of Engineering and who have achieved a minimum 70% average or equivalent during the previous academic year as a student-athlete. Preference will be given to a student-athlete who has volunteered in the community.
Amount: 1 award of $3,500
School of Environmental Sciences Academic Prize [C0425]
The student with the highest cumulative average will receive this award. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The School of Environmental Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations, from any major in the School of Environmental Sciences.(including: Bachelor of Science with a major in Environmental Biology; Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences with a major in Environmental Sciences; Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management with a major in Environmental Management)
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
School of Environmental Sciences Achievement Prize [C0426]
Apply to the O.A.C. Awards Office by April 1 with a letter of no more than 2 pages outlining contributions to student life and/or community activities. Selection will be made on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership ability.
Donor(s):
The School of Environmental Sciences
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations, from any major in the School of Environmental Sciences with a minimum cumulative average of 70%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Scotiabank Scholarships in Leadership [I0834]
Apply to the Department of Management Awards Committee by May 15 with: 1) A 500 word personal statement describing the impact of their leadership practice in a non-profit setting including the benefits both to the student and to the organization; 2) Reference letter(s) from the organization(s) in which the leadership practice took place. In the event of a tie, the award will go to the student with the highest cumulative average. Please submit your application by email to: dom.awards@uoguelph.
Donor(s):
Scotiabank
Qualification(s): Students who have completed the Foundations of Leadership course (HROB*2010) and either completed the required 120 hours of leadership practice for the undergraduate Certificate in Leadership in a non-profit setting or are registered in the Leadership and Organizational Management major of the BComm program and have demonstrated exceptional leadership in a no-profit setting.
Amount: 5 awards of $1,000
Second Year Nanoscience Scholarship [I0749]
The scholarships will be awarded to the students with the highest cumulative average. No application necessary.
Donor(s):
Dean’s Office College of Physical and Engineering Science
Qualification(s): B.Sc. students registered in the Nanoscience major who have completed between 7.50 and 9.75 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Shur-Gain, Nutreco Canada Inc. Scholarship [I0307]
Provided by Shur-Gain, a member of Nutreco Canada Inc. to a student that demonstrates high academic achievement and evidence of leadership and contribution to the university and/or community life. Apply by May 15 to the O.A.C. Awards Office with a letter of not more than 2 pages outlining leadership contributions. Awarded in the fall semester.
Donor(s):
Shur-Gain
Qualification(s): Students registered in Animal Science or Animal Biology majors who have completed between 8.0 and 11.0 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Shutt Memorial Scholarship [I0257]
In honour of Professor D.B. Shutt and Dr. F.T. Shutt. Not tenable with the Upjohn Award. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Greta M. Shutt, B.Sc. (H.E.)
Qualification(s): Awarded in the Winter semester to a student enrolled in the B.Sc. Microbiology major. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest cumulative average achieved over the 6 semester levels of the program.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Society of Chemical Industries Prizes in Biochemistry [C0478]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Society of Chemical Industry
Qualification(s): Students who have convocated from the Biochemistry Honours program or the Biochemistry Co-op program during the fall or winter semesters or will be convocating in the summer of the current academic year with the highest cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of an engraved plaque and a 1 year subscription to SCI's magazine
Society of Chemical Industry Prizes [C0333]
One plaque will be awarded to the Honours Chemistry student with the highest cumulative average and one plaque will be awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average in either the Biological Chemistry or the Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry Honours programs. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Society of Chemical Industry
Qualification(s): Students who will be convocating in June or who have convocated from the Chemistry or Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry majors of the BSc program during the fall or winter semesters of the current academic year with the highest cumulative averages.
Amount: 2 awards of an Engraved plaque
Sports Media and Sports Broadcasting Scholarships [I1035]
Apply by May 15th to Student Financial Services by submitting a one page letter outlining sports media or sports broadcasting experience in the past year. Letters can be emailed to awards@uoguelph.ca. Selection is based on highest cumulative average. If no applications are received preference will be given to a student minoring in Media and Cinema Studies and who have the highest GPA.
Donor(s):
Rogers Media Inc.
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who have demonstrated experience in sports media and sports broadcasting. Preference to students involved in on campus activities in the sports media and/or sports broadcasting areas. To be awarded to an undergraduate student first, then to a graduate student if no undergraduate students apply.
Amount: 2 awards of $2,500
Stephanie Betts Memorial Scholarship [I0936]
Established in memory of the late Stephanie Betts, Class of 2012. In honour of Stephanie's time at U of G, the scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average. This award is not tenable with the CBS Dean's Scholarship. Apply to the CBS, Associate Dean Academic Office (cbsada@uoguelph.ca) by May 15 with a current resume.
Donor(s):
Timothy McGillion and Janice Carter, Bob and Barb Betts.
Qualification(s): Students who have successfully completed a minimum of 10.0 credits and are registered in the Biomedical Sciences major of the B. Sc. program and who engaged in some community service in the previous 24 months as indicated in a resume.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Stephanie Wilken Volunteer Scholarship [I0449]
Established by the Wilken family in memory of Stephanie Wilken, BA 1995. Apply to Student Financial Services with letter indicating the kind and extent of volunteer activities at the Wellness Centre by October 1. Selection committee is the Senate Committee on Awards on the recommendation of the Student Wellness Educator at the Wellness Centre.
Donor(s):
Bev and Darlene Wilken
Qualification(s): Student registered in any undergraduate degree program, who has been a volunteer for at least two semesters at the Wellness Centre. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance in all courses to date and volunteer work at the Wellness Centre.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Summerlee Humanitarian Scholarships [I0964]
The Summerlee Humanitarian Scholarships are dedicated in the name of the seventh vice-chancellor of the University of Guelph, Dr. Alastair Summerlee. These scholarships reward students who have significantly engaged in humanitarian issues of global importance and provide them with a further opportunity to continue their work and build connections that lead to lasting change. Interested students should apply by March 1st to Student Financial Services with a letter describing i) how their past activities significantly furthered humanitarian efforts (maximum 500 words) and ii) how they intend to continue to make an impact on a global level (maximum 500 words). The letter must be accompanied by two letters of reference as well as a budget that includes fundraising goals and outlines the cost of their planned international travel and/or conference attendance (if applicable). Five students will be selected based on their ability to demonstrate significant past humanitarian efforts, potential to make further impact based on their proposed international plans (including budget and fundraising goals), and strength of reference letters. Preference will be for one of these awards to go to a varsity athlete (varsity athletes should self-identify in their letter). While applicants who demonstrate past significant impacts in improving local communities/groups will be considered, preference will be given to applicants with strong previous proven international humanitarian efforts. Recipients must adhere to the University of Guelph’s Safe Travel Policy.
Donor(s):
The Angel Gabriel Foundation
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program with no more than 17.0 credits completed who have demonstrated a commitment to humanitarian efforts including but not limited to those affecting refugees, displaced persons, and populations affected by conflict and natural disasters through volunteer positions, prior employment and/or extra-curricular activities; and who wish to expand their humanitarian efforts internationally to either assist or advocate on behalf of these groups and/or participate in a conference dealing with these issues.
Amount: 5 awards of $10,000 ($5,000 in each of the fall and winter semesters) , plus an additional up to $4,000 to support travel costs
Susan Travers Memorial Scholarship [I0975]
Established by friends, family and colleagues in Alumni Affairs and Development in Memory of Susan Travers. Susan believed in the value of education. She worked for the University of Guelph as a member of Alumni Affairs and Development and in the Department of Business. She not only encouraged her children to pursue post-secondary education, but led by example, pursuing her university degree as a mature student. Preference will be given to students registered in CSAHS and LANG. Selection will be based on highest cumulative average. No application required.
Donor(s):
The staff in Alumni Affairs and Development and Friends
Qualification(s): Students who were accepted to the University of Guelph as a “mature student” applicant and who are currently registered in any degree program.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
T.D. Newton Memorial Scholarship [I0198]
Established in honour of Professor Ted Newton, the founding chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Selection is based on the highest average in a minimum of 4.0 credits. A student may be considered for this award once only. This award is not tenable with Leibniz/Newton Scholarship (I0156) or the Second Year Math and Statistics Scholarship (I0739). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits but no more than 8.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Thermodynamics and Kinetics Scholarship [I0743]
The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest mark in the course. In the event of a tie, the scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest grade in the final examination for the course. No application is necessary.
Donor(s):
Dr. John Goddard
Qualification(s): BSc students registered in the Nanoscience or Chemical Physics major or any major offered by the Department of Chemistry who have completed CHEM*2820 with a grade of 80% or higher.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Third Year Nanoscience Scholarship [I0750]
The scholarships will be awarded to the students with the highest cumulative average. No application necessary.
Donor(s):
Dean’s Office College of Physical and Engineering Science
Qualification(s): B.Sc. students registered in the Nanoscience major who have completed between 12.50 and 14.75 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Thomas H. Peters Scholarship [I0233]
Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Friends and associates of Thomas H. Peters
Qualification(s): Student in any academic program of the University who has completed courses in Land Reclamation (e.g. CROP*2280, SOIL*3200), with a minimum 10.0 credits completed. Applicants must have a minimum of 70% cumulative average and have demonstrated an interest and aptitude in the area of crops and land reclamation.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Tony Anthony Prize in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy [I0282]
In memory of the late E.H. Anthony, Professor in the former Department of Zoology, One award will be made for each semester in which the course is offered. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Tony Anthony Memorial Fund
Qualification(s): Student who achieves the highest grade in course ZOO*2090, Vertebrate Structure and Function.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Toronto District Beekeeper's Association Scholarship [I0285]
A scholarship is offered by the Toronto District Beekeepers Association in memory of the late Hugh McLeod, past chair of the Association. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mr. Jack Robinson
Qualification(s): The recipient will have good academic standing, have participated in extracurricular activities, and demonstrated a keen interest in beekeeping.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Tucker Scholarship for Women in Mathematical Science [I0483]
Established by Emma Tucker, B.Sc. Statistics, 1996, to encourage women in the study of Mathematics and Statistics. Selection will be based on high cumulative average and contributions made to student life within the department. Apply by May 15th to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics main office with a letter outlining contributions to student life within the department.
Donor(s):
Emma Tucker, B.Sc.'96
Qualification(s): Female students registered full-time in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed a minimum 9.0 credits and demonstrated contributions to student life within the department.
Amount: 1 award of $500
United Steelworkers Local 4120 Scholarship [I0293]
Apply to Student Financial Services by January 31 and provide the name of the USWA member and relationship to the applicant. If there is more than one eligible candidate, the award will go to the one who has attained the highest relative class standing in his or her previous full-time semester.
Donor(s):
United Steelworkers LU4120
Qualification(s): Student who is a member or former member, or who is from the immediate family of a member of United Steelworkers LU 4120, and who is entering semester 2, 3, or 4 of a degree or diploma program in the Winter semester with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
University of Guelph Alumni Legacy Scholarship [I0735]
Funded through donations made to the University of Guelph Alumni Memorial Fund in memory of deceased alumni. The recipient will be selected based on academic achievement and volunteer contributions to the University of Guelph community. Apply to Student Financial Services by May 15 with a cover letter indicating name, degree and year of graduation of alumna/alumnus relative and a resume or summary of leadership and volunteer contributions to the University of Guelph community.
Donor(s):
Various donors c/o University of Guelph Alumni Association Memorial Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree or associate diploma program at any campus of the University of Guelph who have completed a minimum of one year of full-time studies with both a minimum cumulative average of 75% and demonstrated volunteer leadership, and who are immediate relatives (child, grandchild, great-grandchild, sibling or parent) of an alumna/us of the University of Guelph or its founding colleges.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
University of Guelph Retirees Association Scholarship [I0569]
Established in 2007 to acknowledge in-course student achievement. The student having the highest cumulative average will be selected and in the event of a tie, the student with the highest average in the last two semesters of full-time studies will be chosen. Apply by May 15th to Student Financial Services with a letter indicating name of and relationship to a retiree of the University of Guelph. Recipients cannot hold this scholarship and another scholarship greater than $1,500 at the same time.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph Retirees Association (U.G.R.A.)
Qualification(s): Students with a minimum cumulative average of 75% registered in a degree program who are related to a retiree of the University of Guelph as child, grand child or great grand child who have not held the scholarship before.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Van Stralen and Van Der Hoeven Memorial Scholarship [I0296]
The scholarship will be awarded to the student who has demonstrated academic achievement and exemplary leadership. Apply by May 15th to Student Financial Services by emailing awards@uoguelph.ca a one-page summary demonstrating leadership skills gained through participation in extracurricular activities, both within the university and the broader community. Preference will be given to students who have completed between 3 and 10 credits at the time of application for the award.
Donor(s):
Mr. & Mrs. J. Van Stralen & family and Mr. & Mrs. Hans Van Der Hoeven & family
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who have achieved a minimum of 80% cumulative average and participated in extra- curricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
W. H. Boyd Scholarship [I0335]
Established by the friends of Professor W.H. Boyd. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Douglas L. Woolley, M.D. & B.Sc.(H.K) Alumni Association
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.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
W. Harold Minshall Scholarship [I0451]
Provided by Dr. W.H. Minshall (O.A.C.'33). Apply by May 15th to the OAC Awards Office (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a summary of participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrated interest and aptitude in crop protection of no more than two pages. Please include your name, student ID number and the name of the award on your application. This award may only be held once.
Donor(s):
O.A.C. Alumni Foundation on behalf of Dr. W.H. Minshall
Qualification(s): O.A.C. students in the B.Sc.(Agr.), B.Sc.(Env.) or B.Sc. degree programs who have completed minimum of 15 credits, and one of the following courses in the previous fall, winter or summer semester: CROP*4240, ENVS*3020, ENVS*3210, ENVS*4100, ENVS*4180, and ENVS*4190.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
W.C. Winegard Medal [C0311]
The W.C. Winegard Medal is the most prestigious and top convocation award presented to an undergraduate student at the University of Guelph. Named for former University President Dr. William Winegard, the medal is awarded in recognition of both academic achievement and contributions to the university and community life. One student will be nominated by each College Awards Committee. The Senate Honours and Awards Committee will make the final selection and the medal will be awarded at Convocation in June. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Board of Governors' of the University
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations who excels both academically and in contributions made to the university and community life.
Amount: 1 award of a Gold medal
W.N. Vaughan Medal [C0299]
A medal may be given annually to a student senator who has high academic standing and who has made a substantial contribution to student life and to the university, particularly through involvement in and commitment to Senate activities. Prospective candidates will be nominated by senators and the medal winner will be chosen by a committee selected by the Senate Bylaws and Membership Committee. The medal will be awarded at June convocation. No application is necessary.
Donor(s):
Friends of Walter N. Vaughan
Qualification(s): Student senator who has high academic standing and who has made a substantial contribution to student life and to the University, particularly through involvement in and commitment to Senate activities.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
Wally Fraser Mathematical Science Scholarship [I0544]
This scholarship is named in honour of Professor Wally Fraser, a founding member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The recipient will be selected on the basis of the highest average in a minimum of 4.0 credits from semesters 3 and 4. A student may be considered for this award only once. This award is not tenable with Gordon Ashton Mathematical Science Scholarship (I0543) or the R.C. Moffat Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science (I0536). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics and (retired) Professor Dixon More, C.E.P.S.
Qualification(s): Students who are registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics who have completed a minimum of 9.0 credits, but no more than 14.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Warren Stein Memorial Scholarship [I0955]
Apply by May 15th to the OAC awards committee (oacaward@uoguelph.ca) with a letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your studies related to swine. Please include the name of the award and the award ID number in the subject line of your email and on your letter. Selection will be based on the highest cumulative average.
Donor(s):
Canadian Swine Breeders Association
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by OAC who have completed 10.0 credits or more and who are engaged in swine related studies.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Weiner Family Mathematical Science Scholarships (First Year) [I1055]
Established via a generous donation from the Weiner Family. Professor Jack Weiner taught in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics from 1982-2011. A student may be considered for this award only once. This award is not tenable with the Leibniz/Newton Scholarship (I0156) or the T.D. Newton Scholarship (I0198). Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Jack Weiner
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who have completed between 4.0 and 8.5 credits, with a minimum 75% cumulative average.
Amount: 4 awards of $1,000
Weiner Family Mathematical Science Scholarships (Second Year) [I1047]
Established via a generous donation from the Weiner Family. Professor Jack Weiner taught in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics from 1982-2011. The recipient will be selected on the basis of highest average in a minimum of 4.0 credits from semesters 3 and 4. This award is not tenable with the Gordon Ashton Mathematical Science Scholarship (I0543), the Wally Fraser Mathematical Science Scholarship (I0544), or the R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science (I0536).
Donor(s):
Jack Weiner
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics who have completed a minimum of 9.0 credits, but no more than 14.5 credits, with a minimum 75% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Weiner Family Mathematical Science Scholarships (Third Year) [I1048]
Established via a generous donation from the Weiner Family. Professor Jack Weiner taught in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics from 1982-2011. This award is not tenable the R.C. Moffatt Memorial Scholarship in Mathematical Science (I0536), or the Year 3 Mathematical Science Scholarship (I0506).
Donor(s):
Jack Weiner
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum of 14.0 credits, but no more than 19.5 credits, with a minimum 75% cumulative average. The recipient will be selected on the basis of highest average in a minimum of 4.0 credits from semesters 5 and 6. A student may be considered for this award only once.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Wilma Hollywood Memorial Scholarship [I0509]
Established by the Department of Psychology, in honour of the late Wilma Hollywood, a long-serving staff member. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Department of Psychology
Qualification(s): Student majoring in Psychology in either the B.A. or B.Sc. program who has achieved the highest cumulative average in the core courses.
Amount: 1 award of $200
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