IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Arts

In-course Scholarships with Financial Need

Agnes Yuen Leadership Scholarship [I4401]
Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed University of Guelph Financial Need Assessment Form along with a statement of up to 500 words outlining leadership and involvement in volunteer activities. Selection will be based on demonstrated exemplary leadership through involvement with on campus or off campus volunteer activities (student associations/charitable or non-profit organizations) as described in a statement. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Mr. John and Mrs. Agnes Yuen with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics who have completed between 5.0 and 17.5 credits with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,400
Alf and Mary Hales Undergraduate Scholarship in Political Science [I4511]
Established by Alf Hales, B.Sc. '34, Member of Parliament 1957-74 and his wife Mary Hales,D.H.E. '32, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. The recipient will be the student with demonstrated financial need and the highest cumulative average in Political Science courses. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Alf and Mary Hales with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in the B.A.H. program majoring in Political Science who have completed at least 15.0 credits. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,300
Barbara A. Bowen Scholarship [I4390]
Established by Barbara A. Bowen, MAC '57. Preference will be given to students registered in Department of Family Relations and Nutrition. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Barbara A. Bowen with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students who have a minimum 75% average and are registered in any degree program in the College of Social and Applied Human Science with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $5,500
Beatrice Youngman Prize in Music [I4378]
To honour Beatrice Youngman, the driving force of the Guelph Music Club for over twenty years, a former piano teacher, a volunteer and President of the club, and a recognized contributor to music and culture within Guelph, the Guelph Music Club, with the aid of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, has provided this scholarship. Preference will be given to students majoring in Music in the BA program and the recipient will have achieved the highest cumulative average. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
The Guelph Music Club with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in a minor or major in Music., with demonstrated financial need . Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Brian Kenneth Howard Memorial Scholarship [I4548]
Established by Kenneth and Irene Howard in memory of their son, Brian Kenneth Howard. Awarded to a student assessed as having financial need with a preference given to students from York, Durham or Simcoe counties. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Kenneth and Irene Howard with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Student registered in any degree program with a minimum 75.0% cumulative average. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
C.E.P.S. Dean's Scholarship - ACCESS [I4527]
Established with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. This award may be held once only. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Established by a number of industrial, commercial and public sector corporations with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need,registered in an honours program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits. . Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
CEPS Computer Science ACCESS Scholarships [I4551]
Established by the School of Computer Science, friends and alumni and with the aid of the Ontario government’s OSOTF program.Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
School of Computer Science, friends and alumni and with the aid of the Ontario government’s OSOTF program.
Qualification(s): Students registered in an honours program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences who have completed 4.0 credits, with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students in the BCOMP program. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award . OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
City of Guelph 175th Anniversary Scholarship [I0515]
Funded by a leadership gift from the City of Guelph and donations from business and community leaders, this scholarship was established in 2002. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a letter describing volunteer activities, one reference letter from an individual familiar with the volunteer and/or community service contributions, and a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.). Selection will include equally weighted consideration of academic performance, leadership both on and off campus and financial need. This award may be held only once.
Donor(s):
The Guelph Community Foundation
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits with a minimum 70.0% cumulative average, demonstrated volunteer leadership on campus and/or in the community and financial need. Applicants must be graduates of a City of Guelph high school and be Canadian citizens or permanent residents at the time of application.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
College of Arts Honours Scholarships [I4524]
Established by supporters of the College of Arts, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Numerous Donors with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need in an honours program in the College of Arts. A minimum cumulative average of 80% and registration in semester 5, 6 or 7 is required at the time of application. Awarded in semesters 7 or 8. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 5 awards of $500
Dr. Kenneth & Nancy Lawless [I4552]
Selection will be based on financial need. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Dr. Kenneth W. Lawless with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Student registered in any program offered by the Ontario Agricultural College who has completed at least 5 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and has demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,700
Earl B. MacNaughton C.E.P.S. ACCESS Scholarships [I4172]
Established by friends, faculty, staff, alumni and students of the University to honour Earl B. MacNaughton, former head of the Department of Physics and founding Dean of the College of Physical and Engineering Science, with the assistance of the Ontario government’s OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Earl B. MacNaughton with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students currently registered in an honours program in the College Engineering and Physical Sciences with high academic standing, demonstrated financial need, and who have completed a minimum of 15.0 credits. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,500
Eleanor Morgan & Bill Archibald Scholarships [I4540]
The family of Eleanor and Bill Archibald, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, provide this scholarship in memory of their parents. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a letter outlining community involvement to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
The Family of Eleanor & Bill Archibald with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program with a minimum of 5.0 credits who have cumulative 70% average, has demonstrated community involvement, and financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (See General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
Elsie M. Piovesan Memorial Scholarship [I0912]
Established to honour Elsie M. Piovesan, beloved Aunt, friend and life-long music lover. The two recipients will be the students with demonstrated financial need and highest cumulative averages. This scholarship is not tenable with the Beatrice Youngman Prize in Music. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Mr. Paul Case
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major or minor in Music with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 2 awards of $2,000
Erin Demers Memorial Scholarship [I0406]
The family and friends of Erin Demers, a first-year student at the University of Guelph who was tragically killed in a car accident in 1996, have established this scholarship in her memory. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.), along with one supporting reference letter from a Residence Assistant, Residence Manager, or Residence Officer.
Donor(s):
Family and friends of Erin Katrina Demers
Qualification(s): Students who have resided in an on-campus residence during their first year who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits and who have a minimum 70% cumulative average. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need and who have participated significantly in extracurricular activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,800
Euclid-Hitachi Scholarships [I4517]
Established by Euclid-Hitachi of Canada Ltd., with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to assist students with financial need to continue their studies as full-time students. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Euclid-Hitachi of Canada Ltd. with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with a minimum cumulative average of 70% with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,500
Gerald and Mary Henley Rubio Scholarship [I4534]
With the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, this scholarship was established for an outstanding student majoring in English. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. The student with the greatest financial need will be selected. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Professor Mary Henley Rubio and the late Gerald Rubio with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): B.A. students majoring in English, who have completed at least 5.0 credits, and have a cumulative average of at least 80%. If no students majoring in English are eligible, a student majoring in History may be selected using the same criteria. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,300
Gordon Ashton ACCESS Scholarship [I4535]
Established in memory of Prof. Gordon Ashton, member of the Department of Physics and Mathematics (1956-1966) and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (1966-1986). Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) . Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. Selection will be based on financial need. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
C. Dixon More with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in a major offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits who have demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $600
Graham Family Incentive Scholarship [I4506]
Provided by Harvey Graham (O.A.C. '39) with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Harvey Graham O.A.C. '39 with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students entering the fourth year of a four year degree program, maintaining at least a 70% program average and demonstrating financial need, who have previously received the Harvey Graham Bursary. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $6,000
Guelph Campus Co-operative Centennial Scholarship [I0867]
In recognition of the Guelph Campus Co-operative’s centennial anniversary and the students who founded it, this scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who are members of the Guelph Campus Co-operative. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form and a photocopy of your valid co-operative membership card.
Donor(s):
Guelph Campus Co-operative
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program at the University of Guelph who have completed a minimum of 5.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Guelph Philosophical Society Scholarship [I4119]
Established by the Guelph Philosophical Society with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
The Guelph Philosophical Society with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with a major in Philosophy, in semesters 1 to 4, have a minimum cumulative average of 80% and have demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $750
Jay Majithia Scholarship [I4518]
Provided to honour Professor Jay Majithia, in recognition of his support and leadership while a faculty member in the Department of Computing and Information Science, by Margaret Middleton, C.E.P.S.. '86 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7 and attach a letter stating research interest and/or involvement. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Margaret L. Middleton with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Computer and Information Science students with demonstrated financial need who have a minimum cumulative program average of 70%. Preference will be given to eligible students who are applying for, or participating in, departmental research, including a special project or an independent study option. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Lin Coburn Memorial Scholarship [I4539]
The scholarship will be awarded to the student with highest cumulative average, with a preference given to mature or to a student returning to post-secondary studies after a break of at least 3 consecutive semesters. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment form by October 7. Students wishing to identify themselves as a mature or returning student may do so by including a letter (maximum 1 page) outlining why they have decided to return to university. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Family, Friends, and Colleagues with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in the English major of the Bachelor of Arts program . Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $4,000
MAC 1954 Scholarship [I0911]
Preference will be given to students registered in the department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Class of MAC 1954
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Science with a minimum 75% average with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Michael and Virginia Walsh Scholarship in Philosophy [I4529]
Established by Michael Walsh, BA'69, MA'70, PhD'93, and Virginia (Trimble) Walsh, BA'72 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. Selection will be based on the highest cumulative average. Student can hold this award only once. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
F. Michael Walsh, BA '69, MA '70, PhD '93 and D. Virginia (Trimble) Walsh, BA '72 with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Philosophy major of the B.A. program with at least 10.0 credits completed and demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Nora Spence Memorial Scholarship [I4394]
This scholarship was created by George and Jane Spence in memory of their daughter Nora Spence, O.A.C. BSc.’06 with the aid of the Ontario government’s OTSS program. Selection will be based high academic achievement. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Jane and George Spence with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): BSC students registered in a major offered by O.A.C. who have a minimum cumulative average of 75% and demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,750
Norman Farb Memorial Scholarship in Philosophy [I0741]
Created in memory of Mr. Norman Farb. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a letter confirming admission as a "mature student" and a completed Financial Need Assessment Form.
Donor(s):
Gary Farb
Qualification(s): Students admitted as a "mature student" (as defined in the University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar) who are registered in the Bachelor of Arts program with a minimum 75% cumulative average or 75% admission average and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given, first, to Philosophy majors registered in semester one with a minimum admission average of 75% and second, to Philosophy majors in any semester.
Amount: 1 award of $2,500
R. Douglas and Kathleen Kennedy Scholarship in O.A.C. [I0547]
Douglas (O.A.C. '39) and Kathleen (MAC '39) Kennedy met at a "hop" on campus in 1937 and later married. They established this scholarship to celebrate their time on campus and their 62 years of marriage. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.). Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Kathleen Kennedy and the late Mr. R. Douglas Kennedy
Qualification(s): This scholarship will be awarded to a student in O.A.C. with high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,200
Residence Life Staff Scholarship [I0697]
Selection will be made on the basis of demonstrated financial need and strong community involvement both inside and outside of residence. Students apply by completing the online Residence Life Staff Scholarship form and submit a letter of support from a Residence Life Staff member or member of Residence Student Government by April 30 to the Director of Student Housing. Recipients must reside in a Guelph main campus residence for the full year in which they hold this award in order to receive the full award, or one full semester to receive $250 of the award, and are required to submit their residence deposit by the published due date.
Donor(s):
Student Housing Services
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program with a minimum 70% average who have successfully attained a Residence Life Staff position with Student Housing Services and who are receiving OSAP or financial assistance through their provincial/territorial student loan program.
Amount: 2 awards of $500
Returning Student Residence Scholarship [I0696]
Selection will be made on the basis of demonstrated financial need and strong community involvement both inside and outside of residence. Students apply by completing the online Returning Student Residence Scholarship form, submit a one-page summary of community involvement, and submit a letter of support from a Residence Life Staff member or member of Residence Student Government by April 30 to the Director of Student Housing.Recipients must have resided in a Guelph main campus residence for two full semesters to receive the entire $500 award , or one full semester to receive $250 of the award.
Donor(s):
Student Housing Services
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program who plan to reside in residence in second, third or fourth year who are receiving OSAP or financial assistance through their provincial/territorial student loan program and have a minimum 70% average.
Amount: 3 awards of $500
Scottish Studies Foundation Scholarship [I4541]
Provided with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. The recipient will be selected on the basis of the number of and grades in the requisite courses listed as well as overall cumulative average to that point in the student's career. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and attach an unofficial transcript. To be considered for this award, you must list it on your N.A.F. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Scottish Studies Foundation and private donors with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students who have completed a minimum 10.0 credits and has taken or is taking HIST*2000 or HIST*2500, and at least one of the following: HIST*3030 ,HIST*3140 , HIST*3530, HIST*4040, or HIST*4050. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $4,000
Shauneen and Michael Bruder Geography Scholarship [I0891]
Graduates of CSS BA 1980, Shauneen and Michael Bruder established this scholarship. Preference will be given to a student registered in the Geography Field Course GEOG*4690. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment form and a statement showing registration in GEOG*4690, if applicable.
Donor(s):
Shauneen and Michael Bruder
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Geography major of the B.A. program with a minimum 75% cumulative average with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $3,500
Studio Arts Specialized Studio Practice Scholarship [I4522]
Established by supporters of the Studio Art program, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program to assist students with financial need to complete Specialized Studio Practice. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. To be considered for this award you must indicate it on your N.A.F. Eligible students will then be invited to submit a portfolio to the School of Fine Art and Music. This award may be held once only. Selection will be based on the student's portfolio. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Numerous Donors with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Studies with demonstrated financial need registered in SART*4750 Specialized Studio Practice I or SART*4760 Specialized Studio Practice II. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $300
Tara Lynn Giuliani Memorial Scholarship [I0375]
Funded by the Tara Lynn Giuliani Foundation at the Hamilton Community Foundation in memory of Tara Lynn Giuliani, a bright young woman who did not let blindness stand in the way of her studies at the University of Guelph. Apply to Student Financial Services by Oct. 7th with a letter from SAS indicating registration with SAS and/or visual impairment along with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Selection is based on financial need
Donor(s):
Tara Lynn Giuliani Foundation at the Hamilton Community Foundation
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who have achieved a minimum of 70% cumulative average, are registered with Student Accessibility Services and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students with a visual impairment.
Amount: 1 award or more, depending on direction from the donor each year of varying amounts, but not less than $1,000
William & Nona Heaslip Scholarship [I0589]
Students must apply to Student Financial Services by submitting a Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7. Recipients of this award can have this award renewed for up to 3 years provided they continue to demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum 70% cumulative average of full-time (minimum 80% of a full course load) study. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
The William and Nona Heaslip Foundation
Qualification(s): Students that have completed 4.0 credits but no more than 6.0 credits in any degree program; are a Canadian citizen/permanent resident; have a minimum 70% cumulative average; and demonstrate financial need.
Amount: 2 awards of $15,000
Willson Woodside Memorial Scholarship [I4536]
Established in memory of Willson Woodside, a founding member and former chair of the Department of Political Science, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.), a letter outlining involvement on campus or in the community, and one letter of reference from an individual addressing the applicant's leadership ability to Student Financial Services by October 7. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a program involved in food supply or utilization, farmland conservation or woodlot management. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Department of Political Science with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Political Science major of the B.A.H. program who have completed at least 10.0 credits and have a minimum cumulative average of 70%. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $500
Yeandle Family Scholarships [I3546]
Provided by the Estate of Audrey Yeandle, a Mac'25 graduate and life-long supporter of the University, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Awards will be made on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.). Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Audrey Yeandle with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with a minimum cumulative average of 70%. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards up to $2,000
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