IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Arts and Science

In-course Scholarships with Financial Need

Bernice and Bruce Sells Leadership Scholarship [I1011]
Created by Dr. Bruce Sells, the Dean of the College of Biological Science, 1983-1995, and his wife Mrs. Bernice Sells. Selection of the student recipient will be based on demonstrated initiative and innovation through significant involvement in extracurricular and leadership activities. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form and a letter describing extra-curricular and leadership activities.
Donor(s):
Dr. Bruce Sells and Mrs. Bernice Sells
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by the College of Biological Science with a minimum cumulative average of 85% who have completed a minimum of 12.0 credits, have demonstrated financial need and who also demonstrate initiative and innovation through significant involvement in extra-curricular and leadership activities.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
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
CIBC Health and Science Scholarships [I4402]
Applications will be accepted beginning Fall 2020. Preference will be given in the following order: i) students who completed a summer Student Research Assistantship (S.R.A) under a University of Guelph faculty member; and ii) students who participated in cancer research-related activities. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services by submitting a completed Financial Need Assessment Form and include a letter outlining extracurricular activities in human health and, if applicable, highlighting cancer-related activities. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
CIBC with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in any major offered by the College of Biological Science who have completed at least 5.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and who have participated in extracurricular activities related to human health. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $5,000
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
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
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
Hung-So Chow Yuen Leadership Scholarship [I4400]
This award was established in memory of Hung-So Chow Yuen, Stacey Yuen’s (CBS BSc Hon 2003 Alumni) late Grandmother. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a 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):
John and Agnes Yuen with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in a program offered by the College of Biological Science 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 $2,500
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
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
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