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Awards and Bursaries available

Ruby Cordy Award

Established in April 2002 by Ruby Cordy, B.A. '34, M.A. '42, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to a full-time fourth year student in the Faculty of Arts and Science completing a B.A. (Honours) program with a medial or major concentration in French Studies.

Irene Joan Ross Bursary

Established by Alexander M. Ross, B.A. (Hons.) '40, M.A. '48, in memory of Irene Joan Ross (Porteous), B.A. (Hons.) '44, M.A. '48, B.L.S. '45 (McGill), and awarded on the basis of financial need to a 3rd or 4th year student registered in an honours program in a concentration offered by one of the following departments in the Faculty of Arts and Science: Classics, English, History, Philosophy, or a Language department.

Colette Tonge Bursary

Established in honour of Professor Colette Tonge on the occasion of her retirement on June 30, 1991 from the Department of French Studies. Awarded to a student(s) entering third year to assist in defraying expenses associated with studying at a French-speaking university in Canada or abroad. Application should be made to the Department of French Studies.

Scholarships and Prizes available

The W. Hugo Evans Book Prize in French (approx. value $600)

Established in honour of W. Hugo Evans, Head of the French Department from 1948 to 1970, a book prize to be awarded to the graduating student with the highest standing in Honours French.

The Edgar Forrester Prize in Oral French (approx. value $190)

Founded by the late Edgar Forrester, Esq. Awarded to the undergraduate student without previous background in French achieving the highest standing in FREN 016.

The French Exchange Scholarship

Normally offered each year by the Ministry of Education (France). Under this arrangement a Canadian student nominated by Queen's University will be awarded a scholarship to study at a university in France. Awarded to a graduating student, the scholarship is tenable for one year. Applications should be made through the Head, Department of French Studies, before 1 February.

The Sir Wilfred Laurier Memorial Prize (approx. value $385)

Founded by the Ontario Women's Liberal Association. The scholarship, to perpetuate the memory of the late Sir Wilfrid Laurier, is awarded by the Ontario Women's Liberal Association for proficiency in French conversation, on recommendation of the Department of French Studies, to a Canadian student (by birth or naturalization) whose native tongue is not French. Applications should be received by the Department of French prior to 15 February in each year.
Download the Application (PDF*, 9 KB)

The Wallace Near Prizes in French (approx. value $420 each)

Founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto. They are awarded as follows:

  1. to the student who has the highest standing in FREN 110;
  2. to the student with the highest standing at the end of the second year of a B.A.(Hons.) program with medial or major concentration in French;
  3. to the student with the highest standing at the end of the second year of a major, medial or Language and Linguistics (concentration in French) program;
  4. awarded to the student admitted to an honours program in French on the basis of academic excellence, having completed the third year of the major, medial or special field concentration (Canadian Studies or Language and Linguistics). The student's previous academic record as well as results obtained on the departmental examination will be taken into account in the selection of the candidate.

Download the Application Form (PDF*, 9 KB)

The Barbara C. Pearson Memorial Prize (approx. value $605)

Established in memory of Barbara Cynthia Pearson. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of French Studies to a graduating student in the major, medial or Language and Linguistics program (concentration: French) on the basis of academic proficiency and interest in campus activities.

The Barbara C. Pearson Memorial Scholarship (approx. value $995)

Awarded at the end of the second year to the student with the highest standing in a major, medial or Language and Linguistics program (concentration: French) who plans to spend the third year of the program at a French-speaking university.

View the Queen's Student Awards site for more available options.

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