IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Science

Entrance Scholarships with Financial Need

Bill Klopp Memorial Scholarship [E0150]
Priority will be given to a student from Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational Institute. Apply by letter, to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca), outlining extracurricular activities and by completing the online Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by April 15. Students should complete the Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student).
Donor(s):
Ross and Mary Lou Klopp
Qualification(s): Students from the cities of Kitchener or Waterloo entering a degree program at the University of Guelph with demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities, a minimum 70% admission average and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Colwyn Rich Food Science Scholarship [E0940]
Established in the fall 2015 to honour Mr. Colwyn Rich. Selection will be based on greatest financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services by April 15th by completing the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.). A new recipient will be selected once every four years, unless a current recipient fails to meet the continued eligibility requirement for the BSc. program with a major in Food Science. This award is tenable with other awards.
Donor(s):
The Colwyn and Jean Rich Foundation
Qualification(s): Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are entering the BSc. program with a major in Food Science who have a minimum 80% admission average and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a student in the co-op program.
Amount: 1 award of $24,000 (payable over 4 years)
Devine Family Scholarships [E4542]
Established on behalf of the Devine Family, Mr. Peter J. Devine, a former Board of Governors member, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OTSS program. These scholarships will be given out once every four years, unless the incumbent fails to qualify. The scholarship is renewed in years two, three and four with continued demonstrated financial need and full-time registration; students are required to register for no less than 2.0 credits each semester. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) and complete the "Devine Family Scholarship Application". Deadline to submit the complete application (both parts, the E.N.A.F. and the application) is April 15th of the application year. Scholarship offers will be made in May. This award is not tenable with the President's Scholarships, the Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's Scholarships or the Chancellors' Scholarships, but can be held with all other entrance awards. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Mr. Peter J. Devine with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students who are Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis); or a person with a disability; or a racialized person entering any University of Guelph undergraduate degree program with a minimum 80% admission average. Preference will be given to students who are Black Canadians. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: up to 2 awards of $50,000 each (payable over 4 years of study)
Gary Knechtel Memorial Scholarship [E4500]
Established in memory of Gary Knechtel (1943 - 1988) a revered and outstanding leader in the food industry and a long time member of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. The recipient will be encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and to participate in the activities of the Ontario Section of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. Subsequent installment payments are dependent on continued demonstration of financial need and satisfactory progress in Food Science major. Students apply by completing the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) by April 15. Selection will be based on the highest admission average. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Ontario Section, Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students graduating from a secondary school in Ontario and are entering the Food Science major of the BSc degree 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 $8,000 (payable over 4 years of study)
Interhall Council Entrance Scholarship [E0636]
Established by the Interhall Council, the residence student government that programs, advocates and represents residence students to administration and Student Housing Services (www.interhall.ca), to ensure that the residence experience remains accessible to students. To apply, students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgement Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) and submit a one-page, point-form summary highlighting extra-curricular activity that demonstrates leadership ability to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) by April 15.
Donor(s):
Interhall Council
Qualification(s): Students entering a full-time undergraduate degree program with a minimum 85.0% admission average, residing in residence during first year on the Guelph campus with demonstrated financial need and demonstrated strong leadership ability.
Amount: 5 awards of $1,000
Kenneth O. Hammill-Blount Canada Scholarship [E4356]
Established in honour of Kenneth Osborne Hammill, a long time friend of the University and retired plant manager of Blount Canada, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Selection will be based on greatest financial need from the President’s, Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's or Chancellors' Scholarships applicants who were interviewed, but not successful in the competition. Continuation of this scholarship is conditional on maintaining a minimum 77% average over the previous full-time academic year of study and continued demonstration of financial need. Students who submitted an application for the President’s, Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's or Chancellors' Scholarships should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) by April 15. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
The Blount Foundation, Inc. with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Entering students who have applied for the President's, Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's or Chancellors' Scholarships who are interviewed, but not successful in the competition 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 $9,600 (payable in 8 payments of $1,200)
L. Norman Gibbins Microbiology Scholarship [E4392]
Established through a generous bequest from L. Norman Gibbins, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OTSS program, in support of training in Microbiology. Preference will be given to students entering the Microbiology Co-op major. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) or by April 15. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Family, friends and colleagues of Norman Gibbins with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students entering the Microbiology major in the B.Sc. program with a minimum 80% admission average 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 $2,500
Microbiology Entrance Scholarship [E3545]
Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. The bursary will be paid over four years in installments of $1,000. The second to fourth payments are contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77%, having completed 5, 10 and 15 credits of study in the major and demonstrating continued financial need. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) or by April 15. This bursary may be held with any other award, except any of the Robert Orr Lawson Scholarships. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the estate of Robert Orr Lawson with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Entering student in the Microbiology major in the B.Sc. program who has a minimum 80% average and who has demonstrated greatest 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 $4,000 (payable over 4 years)
OAC 1966 Entrance Scholarship [E0903]
In recognition of the contribution made to our lives by the Ontario Agricultural College, the graduates of 1966 O.A.C have established this scholarship to assist a well-qualified student to come to Guelph and become an “Aggie”. Students must complete the online Entrance Financial Need Assessment form as soon as they receive their Acknowledgement Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted) or by April 15.
Donor(s):
Class of OAC 1966
Qualification(s): Students entering any degree program offered by O.A.C with demonstrated financial need and are Ontario residents.
Amount: 2 awards of $5,000
P.A.J. Clarke Family Scholarship [E0381]
Paul and Aileen Clarke and their family established the endowment for this entrance scholarship in honour of Paul's father, the late Jack Clarke, a Blenheim area farmer. Apply by April 15 to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) with a letter outlining extracurricular and/or community activities, and complete the Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.). Finanical need will be considered, but is not a requirement. This award is not tenable with the President's Scholarships or Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's Scholarships. Annual payments are contingent upon full-time enrolment and maintaining a minimum 70% average on the previous Fall and Winter semesters. Students may be contacted to provide special need circumstances if there is a short list of equal candidates.
Donor(s):
Paul and Aileen Clarke
Qualification(s): Students with a minimum 80% average with a record of leadership and community participation. Preference will be given to candidates from Blenheim district or Kent County and who were raised, or have worked, on a farm.
Amount: 1 award of $12,000 (payable over 4 years)
Robert C. Skipper Scholarship [E0485]
Established by Robert C. Skipper, Diploma in Agriculture 1948 and B.S.A. 1951. Selection will be based on academic standing, participation in extra-curricular activities and involvement in primary production and/or rural community activities. Financial need may also be considered. Apply to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) by April 15 with a one-page summary outlining activities and by completing the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.).
Donor(s):
Mr. Robert C. Skipper
Qualification(s): Students entering a degree program in O.A.C that have graduated with a Diploma in Agriculture or Horticulture from the University of Guelph's Ridgetown campus.
Amount: 1 award of $750
Rol-Land Farms Scholarships [E4519]
Established by Rol-Land Farms, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to attract entering students who might otherwise not be able to attend university for financial reasons. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form for Entrance Awards (E.N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) or by April 15. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Rol-Land Farms with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students entering a degree program with demonstrated financial need and a minimum 80% cumulative average. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 13 awards of $2,000
Sleeman Brewing Scholarships [E4267]
Established by the Sleeman Brewing and Malting Company, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. One award alternates between a B.Sc. student in the College of Biological Science and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (beginning with C.E.P.S in 2000/2001); one award is available to a B.Comm. students, in a major offered by the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management . Selection is by the University Bursary Committee. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) or by April 15. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
The Sleeman Brewing & Malting Company with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time entering students registered in the B.Sc.program in the College of Biological Science or the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and B.Comm. students, in a major offered by the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management with a minimum admission average of 80% and 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 $1,000
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