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Queen's University
 

Grants and Awards

The Murray A. Cowie Awards for Study in Germany         

Value: variable

Established by the Department of German and from a bequest from the estate of Murray A. Cowie. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit for study in Germany to students with a major, medial or minor concentration in German, German Studies, or Business German, or a special field concentration in Language and Linguistics with a primary concentration in German, who either will spend the third year of a four-year program at a German-speaking University or will study at a German Language Summer School. Equal consideration will be given to students in each of the two categories. Selection will be made in consultation with the Student Awards Office. Students should apply on a General Bursary application form available by 15 January.

The Ernst Loeb Memorial Scholarship in German           

Established by colleagues, students, and friends in memory of Ernst Loeb, much loved and respected professor at Queen's University 1970-1987, this scholarship is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department to a deserving student at the end of his or her second year who will spend the third year of a four-year Bachelor of Arts program with a major or medial concentration in German at a German-speaking university. The award will be made both on the basis of need and overall academic standing in German language and literature and other cognate courses taken at Queen's and is intended to encourage a greater understanding of the German culture to which Professor Ernst Loeb made such an outstanding contribution.

The Elizabeth and Hilda Laird Scholarship in German   

Established by Elizabeth B.Laird, B.A. 1936, B.L.S. (Toronto) in memory of her cousin Hilda C.Laird, B.A. 1918, B.L.S. (Pratt), Ph.D. (Cornell), who was Head of the Department of German at Queen's from 1947 to 1962. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student entering the fourth year of an honours program in German.

The Hilda C.Laird Prize in German 

Founded by former associates and students to honour Professor Hilda C.Laird upon the occasion of her retirement, as an expression of gratitude and affection. Awarded to an outstanding student in German to be nominated by the Head of the Department.

The Herbert F.Malcolm Award   

Established by his son, John Malcolm, Arts 1953, in memory of Herbert F.Malcolm, B. Theol. 1926, and who registered with the Arts and Science class in 1925. Awarded annually to the student who has the most outstanding performance in second year German.

The Susan Near Prize In German  

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in any 1.0 credit in German literature at the 400- or 500-level. In the case of 0.5-credit courses (e.g., 311* and 312*) the standing will be determined by averaging the marks obtained in the two courses.

The Wallace Near Prizes in German 

Founded by the late W.W.Near, Esq., of Toronto. The awards are made as follows:
1 to the student who obtains the highest standing in GRMN 308*-309*;
2 to the student who obtains the highest standing in GRMN 310*-311*.

The Jean Shields Sanders Scholarship in German 

Established by Mrs. Joan Drabek (Arts 1952) of Vancouver in memory of her mother, Jean Shields Sanders (Arts 1914). Awarded annually at the end of the second year on the recommendation of the Department to an outstanding Canadian student who will spend the third year of a four-year Bachelor of Arts program with a major or medial concentration in German at a German speaking university. All courses necessary for eligibility to spend the third year abroad for credit under departmental and faculty regulations must have been completed. The award will be made on the basis of high overall academic standing in German language and literature and other cognate courses taken at Queen's in both the first and second years and is intended to recognize exceptional promise in the discipline.

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