Board of Governors, June 24, 1999 - APPENDIX II, Annex 6

SCHOLARSHIPS/BURSARIES/AWARDS/PRIZES

FOR INFORMATION

Scholarship/Bursary/Prize/Award Conditions

On behalf of the Board of Governors, the Property and Finance Committee has approved the following terms of reference for new scholarships, bursaries, awards and prizes.

Ian Duerden Memorial Award (Faculty of Engineering Science, Mechanical and Materials Engineering)

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in his or her third year of the Mechanical and Materials Engineering program who demonstrates financial need and achieves a minimum 75% academic average. Application forms are available from the Office of the Registrar and must be submitted by September 30. Final selection will be made by the Scholarships Committee in the Faculty of Engineering Science. This award was established through Foundation Western in memory of Ian Duerden, a former Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Science.

Value: $1,000
Effective May 1999

This award will receive matched funding through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF).

Charles Carmichael Prize in Earth Sciences (Faculty of Science, Earth Sciences)

Awarded to the student who achieves the highest standing in Earth Sciences 490 (Geophysics Thesis). This prize was established by a generous donation from the family of Charles Carmichael in recognition of his eminent career as Professor of Geophysics at The University of Western Ontario.

Value: $300
Effective May 1997

Government of Ontario - The Birks Family Foundation Graduate Research Scholarship [Faculty of Graduate Studies]

Awarded annually to a graduate student who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled full-time in an approved graduate program who is engaged in Science or Technology research. The scholarship is based on overall academic excellence. To be eligible, students must have maintained a minimum A-(80%) average in each of the last two years of study at the post secondary level. In addition, applicants will be evaluated on research ability or potential, communication skills, and interpersonal and leadership abilities. These latter will be assessed by a research proposal written by the student, demonstrated research productivity, thesis advisor's assessment, faculty reference letters specifically requested for this purpose, and the graduate program's assessment of the candidate. Students must also meet the criteria set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies to fit the OGSST guidelines. Final selection will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee. This scholarship was made possible by a generous donation from The Birks Family Foundation.

Students must apply for this scholarship. Application forms are available from eligible Graduate Program Offices or the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Complete applications are to be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by Graduate Programs no later than April 1.

Value: $15,000
Effective May 2000, May 2001, May 2002

These funds will qualify for a 2:1 match under the Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST) Program.

Robert W. Hodder Travel Bursaries [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Physical Sciences Division/Geology/Geophysics]

Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Science or full-time graduate students enrolled in the Geology or Geophysics graduate program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies on the basis of financial need, to enable them to participate in graduate or undergraduate student field trips and workshops in the geology of mineral deposits. Application forms can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences.

Recipients will be selected in September and January by a committee of three consisting of the faculty member responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in mineral deposits - Geology, the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences and the Outside Advisor to the Student Chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists. Financial Aid Services will determine financial need for undergraduate candidates and the Department of Earth Sciences will determine financial need for graduate candidates. Established through Foundation Western.

Value: 10 at $300 effective May 1998

These bursaries will receive matched funding through OSOTF.

Mary Routledge Fellowships [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Arts Division]

Awarded to full-time graduate students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a graduate program based in the Faculty of Arts. These Fellowships will be awarded to graduate students in order to cover expenses incurred as a result of a need to consult archival materials off campus, or to otherwise travel in the context of their research. Candidates must have maintained a minimum A- average and exhibit research ability or potential. Selection will be made by the Dean of Arts in consultation with the graduate Chairs in all Arts Departments. Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of applications to be submitted to the Office of the Dean of Arts no later than January 15 of any calendar year. These fellowships were established through Foundation Western by a bequest from the late Mary B. Routledge (BA '24).

Value: A total of $6,000 is available annually. The numbers and amounts of awards will vary with the applications in any given year. Funds not awarded in one year will be carried over to the next cycle of applications.

Effective May 1998

Friends of the Library and Information Science Program Award [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Social Sciences Division/Library and Information Science]

Awarded to a full-time graduate student entering the MLIS program in January who demonstrates financial need and a minimum 78% academic average. Applications can be obtained from the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, and must be submitted by January 31st. Final selection will be made by the scholarships committee of the Faculty of Information & Media Studies. This award was established through Foundation Western by the Friends of the Library and Information Science Program.

Value: $500
Effective May 2000

This award will receive matched funding through OSOTF.

Mary Helen Sweeney Scholarship [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Social Sciences Division/Journalism]

Awarded to a full-time student in the Graduate Program in Journalism based on outstanding academic achievement (minimum 80% entrance average). The scholarships committee in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies will select the recipient.

This scholarship was made possible by a generous donation from the Sweeney Family in memory of Mary Helen Sweeney (BA '51).

Value: $2,500
Effective May 2000

MBA 72 Award [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Social Science Division/Business)

Awarded to a student entering the first year of the MBA program based on demonstrated financial need and success professionally and academically. The award will be renewed for year two for students ranking in the top 50% of year one and maintaining the stated criteria. If a student does not meet these requirements, year two students will have an opportunity to apply for this award. The MBA Scholarship Committee of the Richard Ivey School of Business will review and select each award recipient. Applications forms for this award are available from the Admissions Office of the Richard Ivey School of Business and must be submitted by April 1. This award was made possible by donations from the MBA Class of 1972 through Foundation Western.

Value: Effective May 1999 MBA year 1: $6,000
Effective May 2000 MBA Year 1 $6,000, MBA Year 2 $6,000

This award will receive matched funding through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF).

John Gilmour Foundation MBA Award [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Social Sciences Division/Business]

Awarded to a student entering the first year of the MBA program based on demonstrated financial need. Applications for this award can be obtained from the MBA Program Services Office at the Richard Ivey School of Business, and must be submitted by April 1. The MBA Scholarship Committee of the Richard Ivey School of Business will review applications and select the award recipient. This award is made possible through funding from The John Gilmour Foundation.

Value: $5,000
Effective May 1999

Harold Johnson Memorial Scholarship In Mediaeval Philosophy [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Arts Division/ Philosophy]

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in Philosophy or a full-time graduate student in a Masters or Doctoral program in Philosophy based on academic achievement (minimum 80% academic average), to enable the recipient to attend the International Mediaeval Congress. A committee appointed by the Chair of the Department of Philosophy will select the recipient. This scholarship was established in memory of Harold Johnson, a valued faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at UWO.

Value: 1 at $600
Effective May 1998

Scholarship/Awards/Bursary/Prize Revisions

On behalf of the Board of Governors, the Property and Finnace Committee has approved the following revisions to the terms of reference for scholarships, bursaries, awards and prizes.

Dr. Alexander Graham Medical Student Bursary (Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Medicine)

Change in criteria: . This bursary was established in honor of Dr. Alexander Graham (MD '60) by the Frkovic family through Foundation Western.

Effective May 1999

Elgin Dental Association Award in Oral Surgery (Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Dentistry)

Change in value from $200 to $300 effective May 1999

Meyer R. Solomon Scholarships (Faculty of Law)

Change in title to: Sarah and Meyer Solomon Scholarships

The University of Western Ontario (OSOTF) Bursaries (Any faculty)

Change in title to: Undergraduate Student Supported (OSOTF) Bursaries

L.G. Soderman Award in Civil Engineering [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Physical Sciences Division/Engineering Science]

Change in value from: one at $400

To: Up to two awards at $1,000 each

Milos Novak Memorial Award [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Physical Sciences Division/Engineering Science]

Change in value from: one at $1,000

To: Up to two awards at $1,000 each

R.M. Quigley Award [Faculty of Graduate Studies, Physical Sciences Division/Engineering Science]

Change in value from: one at $1,000

To: Up to two awards at $1,000 each

Society of Graduate Students OSOTF Bursaries [Faculty of Graduate Studies] and

Society of Graduate Students Bursaries [Faculty of Graduate Studies]

Change in Deadline for both from: Completed applications ... must be returned to SOGS by March 31 for the winter term, November 30 for the spring term or July 31 for the fall term.

To: Completed applications... must be returned to SOGS by March 31 for the winter term, November 30 for the fall term or July 31 for the summer term.

The Robert W. Hodder Travel Bursaries (10) (Faculty of Science, Earth Sciences)

Change in criteria from: Awarded annually to full-time students in the Department of Earth Sciences who demonstrate financial need, to enable them to participate in undergraduate or graduate student field trips and workshops in the geology of mineral deposits. Students will be recommended by a committee of three consisting of the Faculty member responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in mineral deposits - Geology; the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences and the Outside Advisor to the Student Chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists. This fund was established through Foundation Western.

To: Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Science or full-time graduate students enrolled in the Geology or Geophysics graduate program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies on the basis of financial need, to enable them to participate in graduate or undergraduate student field trips and workshops in the geology of mineral deposits. Application forms can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences.

Recipients will be selected in September and January by a committee of three consisting of the faculty member responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in mineral deposits - Geology, the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences and the Outside Advisor to the Student Chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists. Financial Aid Services will determine financial need for undergraduate candidates and the Department of Earth Sciences will determine financial need for graduate candidates. Established through Foundation Western.

The Morris Kroll Memorial Scholarship [Faculty of Graduate Studies]

Change in criteria from: A scholarship of $500 will be awarded in alternate years to candidates in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Law. Candidates from the Faculty of Medicine will have a degree of Doctor of Medicine (or successor degree) or any Honors degree acceptable to the Dean of Graduate Studies, and will be engaged in the field of cancer research as part of their graduate program at The University of Western Ontario. This award is made available by Mr. Franklin Shostack and Dr. Zane Cohen (former UWO students) in memory of the late Morris Kroll.

To: Awarded in odd numbered years to a full-time graduate student engaged in the field of cancer research as part of his/her graduate program at The University of Western Ontario. Candidates must possess a degree of Doctor of Medicine (or successor degree) or any Honors degree acceptable to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Selection of the recipient will be made by the Research Office in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry from candidates nominated by Graduate Chairs involved in cancer research, based on academic and research performance. This award is made available by Mr. Franklin Shostack and Dr. Zane Cohen (former UWO students) in memory of the late Morris Kroll.

Grad Pact '91 Social Science Award (10) (Faculty of Social Science)

Change in number and value from 10 @ $75 to 3 @ $250

Effective May 1998

Discontinued Awards

John H. Chapman Memorial Award

The Novartis Prize in Medicine