Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards

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Entrance Scholarships:

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Entrance Scholarship of Excellence

Awarded to full-time students entering the first year of the undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities with the exception of National Scholarship recipients. Students must have a minimum final admission average of 88%, as calculated by Western, and be eligible for a University entrance scholarship. This scholarship is guaranteed as long as the student accepts their offer of admission to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities by the response deadline on their offer of admission, meet all of their admissions conditions, and remain registered as a student in the Faculty as of November 1 with at least 2.0 courses offered by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (main campus). Value: $2,000 Effective: 2016 - 2017 academic year.

Dean’s Entrance Scholarship (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Awarded to full-time students entering the first year of the undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Students must apply directly from secondary school and achieve the final admission average (as calculated by Western) that is outlined in their offer of admission, up to a final admission average of 87.9%. This scholarship is guaranteed as long as the student accepts their offer of admission to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities by the response deadline on their offer of admission, meet all of their admissions conditions, and remain registered as a student in the Faculty as of November 1 with at least 2.0 courses offered by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (main campus). Value: $2500 each Effective: 2016-2017 academic year

PLEASE NOTE: The Faculty of Arts and Humanities Entrance Scholarship of Excellence is offered IN ADDITION to Western's Admission Scholarships.


Scholarships & Awards due November 15th, 2017:

Please note that the deadline for the following three Arts & Humanities Scholarships has been extended to November 15th, 2017: The Arts & Humanities Student Council Award, The Rogers Family Award in Arts, and The Parents Fund Award In The Faculty of Arts and Humanities. It would be a great idea to apply if you meet the requirements. Please submit any applications to the A&H Academic Counselling Office in IGA 1N20. If you have any questions regarding these scholarships, please contact the Academic Counselling Office in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The eligibility and application details are as follows:


Arts and Humanities Student Council Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student in second, third, or fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, who has achieved a minimum 80% average in the previous year of study, and has contributed to the growth and development of the Arts and Humanities community through extra-curricular involvement and/or philanthropic work. A one-page statement outlining the candidate's extra-curricular involvement must be submitted to the Academic Counselling office in IGA 1N20 by November 15th. The scholarship and awards committee in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will select the recipient. This award was established by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Student Council through student levy donations. Value: 1 at $1,000. Effective: 2010-2011 to 2019-2020 academic years inclusive.

Rogers Family Award In Arts

Available to full-time students registered in the third year of study in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The University of Western Ontario based on academic achievement in Year 2. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated the greatest increase in their annual academic average between the first year of university study and completion of the second year of university. Candidates must also demonstrate an aptitude for creative and innovative thought, exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities and commitment to active citizenship. Application forms can be obtained from the A&H Academic Counselling office in IGA 1N20 and should be submitted to the same office by November 15th. A university selection committee will choose academically-qualified recipients based on the application and essay submission. Established through the generosity of Ted and Loretta Rogers and Family. Value: 2 at $2,500.

The Parents Fund Award In The Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Awarded annually to a student in second, third or fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities who has achieved at least a 75% average while demonstrating leadership in the community and participating in extra-curricular activities. Application forms can be obtained from the A&H Academic Counselling office in IGA 1N20 and should be submitted to the same office by November 15th. The recipient will be chosen by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship committee. Established in 1997 through the generosity of Western Parents. Value: 1 at $750. Effective: 2016-2017 academic year.