IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Entrance Scholarships

Dennis Howell Memorial Legacy Scholarship [E2187]
Established in memory of Dr. Dennis Howell, a former associate dean and dean of the Ontario Veterinary College, a faculty member from 1967 to 1985, and leader and innovator in academia, Dr. Howell’s friends in international business and the veterinary profession, and colleagues in the academic community, have established this scholarship. Selection will be based on significant leadership in university activities while an undergraduate student. Preference will be given to a student whose parent or grandparent is a veterinarian, preferably an alumnus/alumna from the Ontario Veterinary College. Apply by letter highlighting leadership experience while an undergraduate student, a letter of support attesting to the leadership role, and a resume, submitted to the Office of the Associate Dean, Students, OVC in the competition for all OVC in-course awards during the fall semester.
Donor(s):
Dr. Susan Thompson & Dr. Jane Howell
Qualification(s): Students entering Phase 1 of the DVM program.
Amount: 1 award of $700
Elaine Harris Memorial Scholarship [E2108]
Established, in honour, by family and friends of Elaine Harris, who in her short lifetime demonstrated exemplary care and love for all animals. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic performance in the required courses for the D.V.M. application. Preference will be given to the student who has graduated from a program in Animal Health and/or Veterinary Technology. Application is not required.
Donor(s):
Shirley and Phil Harris
Qualification(s): Student entering Phase 1 of the D.V.M. program.
Amount: 1 award of $500
OVC 1964 Entrance Scholarship [E2084]
Established in honour of OVC 1964`s 50th anniversary. The student with the greatest demonstrated leadership and experience with food animals before entry to the DVM program will be selected. Apply as part of the OVC awards competition in the fall semester with a supporting letter from the community organization.
Donor(s):
OVC Class of 1964
Qualification(s): Students registered in Phase 1 of the DVM Program with demonstrated leadership in a community organization related to food animals.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Project Hero Scholarship [E0979]
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. “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. 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. 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.
Amount: Several awards that include tuition and fees for up to Bachelor of Arts, plus $8000 toward 1st year living expenses
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