IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Applied Science

In-course Scholarships

A.M. Bell Prize [C0028]
Provided by the estate of the late Adna M. Bell, a 1905 Macdonald Institute graduate, to the student with the highest grade in the course. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Adna M. Bell
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Applied Human Nutrition major who have completed NUTR*4900 Selected Topics in Human Nutrition.
Amount: 1 award of $350
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
Adelaide Hoodless Memorial Scholarships [I0137]
Established by these estates in memory of their mother, Adelaide Hoodless, to reward students with the highest cumulative averages. One award each year will be awarded to a student completing between 5.25 and 10.0 credits, one to a student completing between 10.25 and 15.0 credits, and one to a student who has already completed at least 15.0 credits. This scholarship can only be held once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Estates of Joseph Bernard Hoodless and Muriel I. Bostwick
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed at least 5.0 credits.
Amount: 4 awards of $4,000
Agincourt Milk Producers' Association Scholarship [I0003]
Preference will be given to students from York County or the Region of Durham. Apply, by May 15, to the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Awards Committee with a letter describing farming background. Presented in the Fall semester.
Donor(s):
Agincourt Milk Producers
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed between 4.0 and 17.5 credits and live on a farm in Ontario .
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
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
Ann E. Barber Memorial Scholarship [I0023]
Established in 1963 in memory of Ann E. Barber, former superintendent of Macdonald Hall from 1931 to 1942 and Dean of Women from 1946 until her retirement in 1956, by the Mac-FACS Alumni Association. Apply to the FRAN Undergraduate Awards Committee with a one-page description of contributions to student activities by May 15. The award will be given to the student who has made the greatest contribution to student activities in residence or on campus.
Donor(s):
Mac-FACS Alumni Association
Qualification(s): Full-time student registered in a program offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who have completed between 10.5 and 15.0 credits and achieved a minimum cumulative average of 70%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Anne Callagan Memorial Scholarship [I0038]
The alumni, faculty and staff of the former College of Family and Consumer Studies established a scholarship in memory of Professor Anne Callagan. Awarded to the student who achieves the highest cumulative average. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The alumni, faculty and staff of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
Qualification(s): Co-op students in the BASc. program who have completed 9.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $400
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
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)
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
Burnbrae Farms Prize in Applied Human Nutrition [C1087]
Burnbrae Farms is a family owned and operated company that has been producing eggs for over 70 years. As part of their company’s ongoing commitment to nutrition education, Burnbrae Farms is providing this award to a student passionate about nutrition who may pursue a career as a Dietitian. Apply to the FRAN Awards office by April 1 with a letter outlining demonstrated leadership in College and/or University extracurricular and volunteer activities and indicate future plans of registering in a graduate program, if applicable. Selection will be based on significant demonstrated leadership in College and/or University extracurricular activities.
Donor(s):
Burnbrae Farms
Qualification(s): Students who are graduating in June, or who have graduated in the previous two convocations from the Bachelor of Applied Science program with a major in Applied Human Nutrition with a minimum 75% cumulative average and demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced through extracurricular involvement and volunteerism during their undergraduate degree. Preference will be given to students who plan to pursue a Master’s program at the University of Guelph with further consideration given to students who plan to pursue a Master’s in Applied Human Nutrition.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Carolyn Mathieson Scholarship [I1123]
Students apply to the Family Relations and Applied Nuturition (FRAN) Awards Committee by May 15th with a one-page letter outlining their community related extra-curricular volunteer activities. Selection will be based on the most significant contribution to community as evidenced through extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities. In the event of a tie, the student with the highest cumulative average will be selected.
Donor(s):
Dan Mathieson
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Child, Youth and Family (CYF) major in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits with demonstrated extra-curricular activity and community involvement.
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
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
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 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 '30 Scholarship [I0674]
Awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average. A student may receive this scholarship once only. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Class of Mac '30
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed between 10.0 and 12.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Class of Mac '65 Scholarship [I0579]
The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement and/or volunteerism. Apply by letter to the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Undergraduate Awards Committee by May 15, including the Department Application Form and a comprehensive listing of extracurricular involvement and leadership roles.
Donor(s):
Class of Mac '65
Qualification(s): Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are majoring in Applied Human Nutrition or Gerontology or Adult Development, Families and Well-Being in the BASc. program and have completed a minimum of 12.5 course credits with a minimum 77% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
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
Class of Mac’62 Scholarship [I0836]
A 50th anniversary legacy project by the Macdonald Institute graduating class of 1962. Selection will be based on leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement or dedication to volunteerism and community-based service during their undergraduate studies. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15th with a CV and a one page letter outlining extracurricular 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.
Donor(s):
Class of Mac’62
Qualification(s): Full-time student enrolled in any BASc major offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition (FRAN) who has completed at least 10 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 77% and is participating in curriculum-embedded community-based experiential learning in the following academic year.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
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
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
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
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
Donna Lero Scholarship in Family Services [I0976]
Established by Donna Lero upon her retirement after 42 years as a faculty member in the department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. Selection will be based on the most significant impact made in support of families through volunteer activities with agencies or services that support families. Apply by May 15 to the Departemtn of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition with a letter of application outlining the impact made in support of families, including interest in pursuing a career in family services and one letter of reference supporting the impact. Students may only hold this award once.
Donor(s):
Donna Lero
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major or minor offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who have an interest in pursuing a career in family services, have completed a minimum of 12.5 credits and who have volunteered with agencies or services that support families.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dorothy Britton Memorial Scholarship [I0015]
Scholarships are awarded from funds donated from the estate of Dorothy Britton (MAC '39). Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Dorothy Britton
Qualification(s): Students who have completed at least 10.0 credits in the BASc. program with a minimum cumulative average of at least 80% in the last two years of study.
Amount: 7 awards of $5,000
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
Elizabeth Landels Casselman Scholarship [I0050]
Awarded from the estate of Elizabeth Landels Casselman, MAC '36. Apply by May 15 to Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition with the Department's application form and a CV with a comprehensive listing of extracurricular activities and leadership roles. Awarded in the fall semester.
Donor(s):
Elizabeth Landels Casselman Estate
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed at least 10.0 credits, but not more than 12.5, with a minimum 80% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Ethel M. Christie Scholarship [I0057]
Established by Dr. George I. Christie, former President of the Ontario Agricultural College, and his daughter, Margaret C. Hearn, in memory of Ethel M. Christie. This scholarship will be awarded to the student who has achieved highest average in all English courses completed. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. George I. Christie & Margaret C. Hearn
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed at least 14.5 credits including at least 1.0 in an English course.
Amount: 1 award of $200
Evelyn Matheson Pepper Memorial Scholarship [I0538]
The daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren of Evelyn Matheson Pepper, a Mac '33 graduate, provide this scholarship. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Ms. Barbara Stuart and Ms. Susan Pepper
Qualification(s): Student who achieves the highest grade in the course FRHD*3200, Practicum Child, offered by the department of FRAN.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
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
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
Gertrude R. Peterson Memorial Scholarship [I0234]
Established by Mr. Eugene Peterson in honour of his wife, Gertrude R. Peterson, a Macdonald Institute grad from 1927. This scholarship is awarded to the student that has achieved the highest grade in the course. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mr. Eugene Peterson
Qualification(s): Student in the BASc. program who have completed FRHD*3400, Communication and Counselling Skills.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
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
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
H.H. Harshman Foundation Scholarships [I0123]
The H.H. Harshman Foundation, long time supporters of the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, provides these scholarships. Apply by letter to the Chair of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition by May 15, demonstrating leadership.
Donor(s):
The Harshman Foundation
Qualification(s): Full-time student in the BASc. program who has completed between 4.0 and 15.0 course credits. One award will be granted to a student who has completed between 8.0 and 10.0 course credits, one to a student who has completed between 12.0 and 15.0 course credits and one to a student who has completed between 4.0 and 15.0 course credits.
Amount: 3 awards of $3,000
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
Helen G. West Memorial Scholarship [I0512]
Established by the family of Helen G. West, a Mac '30 graduate who was a member of the first University of Guelph Senate and a charter member of the University of Guelph Alumni Association. Apply by letter to the Chair of the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition by May 15, including a comprehensive listing of leadership involvement in extracurricular activities.
Donor(s):
Nancy Sawyer, Mary Helen Simpson, their families and Belle Shirlaw
Qualification(s): A student in any major of the BASc. program who has completed between 15.0 and 17.5 course credits with a minimum B+ (77%) cumulative average, and who has participated in extracurricular activities at a leadership level.
Amount: 1 award of $1,800
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
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
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 M. Wardlaw Medal [C0096]
Established in honour of the many contributions of Dr. Janet M. Wardlaw, a former Dean of the College of Family and Consumer Studies. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Faculty, staff, alumni and students, formerly FACS
Qualification(s): Presented to the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition's nominee for the Winegard Medal.
Amount: 1 award of a Medal
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
Jean C. Bradley Memorial Prize [C0032]
This prize was established by the 1929 class of Macdonald Institute in memory of Jean C. Bradley, instructor of foods and cookery at Macdonald Institute. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mac-FACS-FRAN
Qualification(s): Students that graduated in the previous fall or winter or will be graduating in the summer with the highest cumulative average in the Applied Human Nutrition major of the BASc. program.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Jean Carter Memorial Gerontology Scholarship [I0488]
Established by the family and friends of Jean Carter, a Mac' 38 graduate who was actively involved in the life of the College and the University. Apply by May 15 to the Chair of the FRAN Awards Committee with a letter outlining volunteer experience working with the elderly, and any other extracurricular involvement. Include one letter of reference with the application demonstrating volunteer experience with the elderly. The recipient will be selected based on a commitment to the elderly as evidence through volunteer activity, involvement in extracurricular and academic achievement.
Donor(s):
Mr. Robert N. Carter and Family
Qualification(s): Students registered full-time in any major within the BASc. program who have completed at least 10.0 credits and have a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Joan (Ellerington) Tanner Memorial Prize [C0279]
Established in memory of Mrs. Joan (Ellerington) Tanner, a 1957 graduate of the Macdonald Institute to recognize the student with the highest academic standing in the final two years of study in the BASc. program. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Professor J. Tanner and family
Qualification(s): Full-time students in the BASc. program that is graduating in either the fall, winter or spring.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Joanna Bartlett Boehnert Memorial Scholarship [I0502]
Established by family,friends and colleagues of the late Dr. Joanna Boehnert, a professor in the Dept. of Psychology from 1968-2001, this award recognizes student in the college of CSAHS who demonstrate a commitment to community service. Apply to CSAHS awards committee my May 15th with a one page letter outlining your record of community service and a reference letter demonstrating commitment to community service
Donor(s):
Gunnar Boehnert, family, friends,& colleagues
Qualification(s): Students in college of CSAHS with a minmum of 10.0 credits who demistrate a commitment to community service. Preference wgiven to those with community service experience that supports women, gender equality and/or social justice.
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
Katherine Fuller Scholarship [I0107]
Established in 1931 to honour Mrs. Katherine Fuller, the Superintendent of Macdonald Hall from 1904 until her retirement in 1931. Apply to the FRAN Undergraduate Awards Committee by May 15 with a one-page description of contributions to student activities. The award will be given to the student who has made the greatest contribution to student activities in residence or on campus.
Donor(s):
Mac-FACS-FRAN Alumni Association
Qualification(s): Full-time students registered in a program offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, who have completed between 5.0 and 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 70%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
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 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
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
Lynn Dibblee Roblin Scholarship [I0981]
Selection will be based on the student with the most experience in the health promotion field. The current or completed experience(s) may include placements, full-time or part-time employment, summer employment or volunteer experience(s). In the event of a tie, the award will be given to the student with the highest cumulative average. Apply to the Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Awards Committee by May 15 with a resume outlining experience in health promotion.
Donor(s):
Lynn Robblin
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who have completed 13.0 – 17.0 credits with experience in the promotion of health.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Mac '69 Memorial Scholarship [I0082]
Established in 1976, by the class of Mac '69, in memory of classmate Patricia Cosgrove. Preference will be given to students showing general proficiency in both curricular and extracurricular work. Apply to Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Undergraduate Awards Committee by May 15, including the Department Application Form and CV with a comprehensive listing of extracurricular involvement and leadership roles.
Donor(s):
Class of Mac '69
Qualification(s): Students registered in the BASc. program who have completed 7.5 credits with a minimum 70% average and demonstrated participation in extracurricular activities and leadership roles.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
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
Mac-FACS-FRAN Alumni Association Scholarship - Family Relations and Applied Nutrition [I0524]
Awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mac-FACS-FRAN Alumni Association
Qualification(s): Full-time student in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who has completed between 5.0 and 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 80%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
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
Marie-Pier Lamoureux Memorial Scholarship [I0359]
Established by family and friends in memory of Marie-Pier Lamoureux-Jones, a 1988 graduate of the Applied Human Nutrition major in the BASc. program. Awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average. A student may only receive this scholarship once. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
David Jones and friends
Qualification(s): Full-time students enrolled in the Applied Human Nutrition major in the BASc. program who have completed between 10.0 and 17.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Morton and Pauline Schmidt Memorial Scholarship [I0429]
Established by the family and friends of Morton G. and Pauline E. Schmidt of Kitchener, Ontario to recognize their appreciation of their daughters' education at the University of Guelph. The recipient will be the student with the highest cumulative average. If two students are equally qualified, the student showing the greatest improvement in semester average will receive the Award. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Eleanor E. Wein
Qualification(s): Student registered in the Applied Human Nutrition major of the BASc. program who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
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
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
Ontario Women's Institute Scholarship [I0160]
Offered by the Federated Women's Institute of Ontario. Apply to the FRAN Awards Committee, by May 15 with a CV/resume and cover letter outlining involvement in extracurricular activities.
Donor(s):
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
Qualification(s): Residents of Ontario with a minimum cumulative average of 70% who have completed at least 4.00 credits in the BASc. program and who have contributed to extracurricular activities. If other qualifications are equal, preference will be given to students who have participated in the Ontario 4-H program and/or students whose mothers are Women's Institute members.
Amount: 3 awards of $1,000
Ottawa-Carleton '83 International Ploughing Match (FRAN) Scholarship [I0340]
Apply, by May 15, to the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition with a letter outlining extracurricular activities.
Donor(s):
Ottawa-Carleton International Ploughing Match Committee 1983
Qualification(s): Students from the City of Ottawa who have completed between 5.0 and 9.75 credits in the in the BASc. program and who have a minimum cumulative average of 70%.
Amount: 1 award of $1,700
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
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
Sister Mary Frederick Sheehan Prize [C0216]
Established by the Ontario Dietetic Association Public Service Foundation in memory of the humane and professional leadership shown by Sister Mary Frederick Sheehan through her work at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. The recipient will be the student with the highest academic standing. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
The Ontario Dietetic Association Public Service Foundation
Qualification(s): Students graduating from the Applied Human Nutrition major of the BASc. program who have been accepted a dietetic internship.
Amount: 1 award of $500
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 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 E. Bain Allen Memorial Scholarship [I0679]
This scholarship has been established by the family and friends of Susan E. Bain Allen, FACS BASc ’72. Selection will be based on the applicants’ contribution to university life in a leadership capacity. A demonstrated contribution in practicum placements and, on an ongoing basis, to the quality of life for families will also be considered. Apply to the department awards committee by May 15 with a letter outlining leadership roles in co-curricular involvements.
Donor(s):
Family, friends and former colleagues of Susan E. Bain Allen
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Child, Youth and Family major of the BASc who have completed at least 15.0 credits, including FRHD 3250, with a minimum 70% cumulative average.
Amount: 1 award of $1,513
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
Syer- Torrence Family Scholarship [I1072]
Established by Dr. Ken Torrance OAC BSA1963 and Mrs. Margaret Torrance MAC BHSc 1962 for undergraduate scholarship for full time students registered in the BASc program in CSAHS who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a cumulative average of 77%. Students must be taking part in curriculum-embedded experiential learning.Selection will be based on leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement or dedication to volunteerism and community-based service during your undergraduate studies. Apply to the CSAHS Awards Committee by May 15 with an application form accompanied by a letter outlining previous involvement in community or campus based service and a budget stating how the funds will be used to support curriculum embedded experiential learning.
Donor(s):
Dr.J Kenneth and Mrs. Margaret A. Torrence
Qualification(s): Full-time student registered in the BASc program in CSAHS who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a cumulative average of 77%. Students must be taking part in curriculum-embedded experiential learning. Selection will be based on leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement or dedication to volunteerism and community-based service during your undergraduate studies.
Amount: 1 award 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
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
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
Vera Ayres MacBeth Scholarship [I0159]
Mr. Bernard Ward has established this scholarship in memory of Mrs. Vera Ayres MacBeth, a 1923 graduate of the Macdonald Institute. Awarded to the student with the highest academic standing. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Mr. Bernard A. Ward
Qualification(s): Full-time students registered in the BASc. program who have completed between 2.5 and 7.5 credits.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Virginia Campbell Scholarship [I1141]
The scholarship honours Virginia Campbell, academic assistant to the Dean of the College of Family and Consumer Studies, who was selfless and genuine in her care and support of students. Selection will be based on the greatest demonstrated positive impact on the community through volunteering or extra-curricular activity. Students can apply to the Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Awards Committee by May 15 with an application form accompanied by a summary letter outlining contributions made through volunteering or extra-curricular activity and the impact on the community.
Donor(s):
Karen E. McDougall
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition who have completed between 12.0 and 15.0 credits and have made a significant impact on the community through their volunteer or extra-curricular activity on or off campus are eligible.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Virginia McEwen Memorial Scholarship [I0186]
Established by the family and friends of Virginia McEwen, an alumna of Macdonald Institute, Class of '57 (B.H.SC.), recipient of a University of Guelph Master's degree in 1971 and an enthusiastic participant in a wide range of activities of the University of Guelph Alumni Association for many years. One scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic performance in at least 9.50 credits completed prior to the first co-op work term. The second scholarship is awarded based on both an outstanding rating both on the Work Report and the Supervisor's Report on the student's first work term as well as on the basis of academic performance in at least 17.0 credits completed prior to the final co-op work term. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Dr. Freeman McEwen and family
Qualification(s): Students registered in a BASc. co-op program who satisfy one of the following: i) completed at least 9.5 credits prior to the first co-op work term, ii) completed at least 17.0 credits prior to the final co-op work term.
Amount: 2 awards 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
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