Student Awards

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Awards for Students Studying on a Queen's Formal Exchange or at the BISC

The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.

Students who are currently registered at Queen's University can apply for the following awards. Students will be notified by either the Student Awards Office or their Faculty if they have been selected for an award. 

Please pay close attention to the application instructions and deadlines.


Arts and Science Specific Awards

Canadian Learning Initiative in China Travel Award

Established in November 2016 and revised in March 2017 by Queen's University and awarded to assist students in any year of any Faculty or School in a degree program at Queen's University with travel related expenditures associated with a study abroad experience to a university in China. Applications are to be made to the Queen's University International Programs Office, and selection of applicants will be made by each Faculty or School.

Canadian Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship

Established by the Canadian Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship Foundation and awarded to students participating in the exchange between the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and Queen's University at Kingston. Eight scholarships are awarded; four to incoming students from St. Andrews and four to outgoing students from Queen's University. Applicants to the St. Andrews exchange must write an essay outlining their knowledge of the life of Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. Applications are available from your Faculty Office.

Apply for this award via the Canadian Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship application.

Harold and Helen Cave Scholarship

Established by a bequest from the estate of Professor Harold M. Cave of Queen's University who, together with his wife, Helen, studied in the Department of Art during their post-retirement years. Awarded to a Queen's art history student with high academic standing in the previous year who is enrolled in an art history course at the Bader International Study Centre which will count toward his/her program. If no suitable candidate is identified, the scholarship will be awarded to a similarly qualified Queen's student taking a course in the Queen's Venice Summer School. Submit a letter of application to the undergraduate chair in the Department of Art prior to the term of study at the BISC. Awarded in the fall or winter term.

French Exchange Scholarship

Awarded to a student from France visiting Queen's University as part of an exchange agreement between the French Consulate and Queen's University. Queen's commitment provides full tuition, fees and UHIP plus a living allowance.

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 by March 1.

Venice Program Bursary

Established in March 1990 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to Queen's students in any year who are taking Art History courses offered through the Venice Summer School program. Apply for this award via the Venice Program Bursary application to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards by March 1.

Alexander and Ian Vorres Hellenic Travel Bursary

Established in September 1987 by Ian Vorres, B.A. 1950, and awarded to an upper year undergraduate or a graduate student, on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and a written proposal, who is intending (in order of priority): 1) To pursue original work (a thesis or other project) in Greece on a subject related to Greece of any historical period, in philology, archaeology, history, or philosophy; or 2) To participate in a summer session or excavation in Greece sponsored by the Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, or other approved institutions; or 3) To attend a program at The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, The College Year in Athens, or other approved institution. Applicants should complete a bursary application form available from the department, submit a letter of application with C.V. and project description, along with the names of two referees to the Department of Classics. Selection will be made in consultation with the Student Awards Office. Application deadline: 31 March.

Alexander and Ian Vorres Hellenic Travel Fellowship

Established in September 1987 by Ian Vorres, B.A. 1950, and awarded to an upper year undergraduate or a graduate student, on the basis of academic achievement, and a written proposal, who is intending (in order of priority): 1) To pursue original work (a thesis or other project) in Greece on a subject related to Greece of any historical period, in philology, archaeology, history, or philosophy; or 2) To participate in a summer session or excavation in Greece sponsored by the Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, or other approved institutions; or 3) To attend a program at The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, The College Year in Athens, or other approved institution. Applicants are to submit a letter of application with C.V. and project description, along with the names of two referees to the Department of Classics. Selection will be made by the Department of Classics Awards Committee. Application deadline: March 31 


Engineering and Applied Science Specific Awards

Emil Nenniger International Exchange Scholarship in Chemical Engineering

Established in April 2004 by Dr. Emil Nenniger, B.Sc. '50, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering third year in the Department of Chemical Engineering or Engineering Chemistry in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who has been selected to participate in an official exchange program at a location outside Canada. A letter of application must be submitted to the Head of Chemical Engineering by 1 March. Selection will be made by the Departmental Scholarship Committee.


Faculty of Law Specific Awards

Global Law Scholarship

Established in November 2010 by the Faculty of Law and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated interest/experience in international or comparative law and/or international study to Queen's Law students who have been selected to attend one of the Global Law Programs at the Bader International Study Centre or who are participating in an international exchange through a formal Queen's University bi-lateral exchange agreement. Applications for scholarships for students attending the BISC will be due on a date to be announced each autumn. Scholarships for exchange students will be awarded on the basis of the application to study on international exchange.


School of Business Specific Awards

Big Sky Fund by Michael G Sifton and Family

Established in January 2012 by Michael Sifton, B.Com. 1983, and Julie Sifton, B.A. 1982. This award will be actively promoted to all eligible students in the B.Com. program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to out-bound exchange students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business, who have been selected to participate in a formal Queen's University bi-lateral exchange program. Applications are to be made to the Centre for International Management. Selections will be coordinated by the Centre for International Management with delegates from the Commerce program office.

Deloitte Global Exchange Award

Established in December 1997 and revised in September 2017 by Deloitte LLP. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated financial need to students in the third-year of the Bachelor of Commerce program who have been selected to participate in a formal Queen's University bi lateral exchange.  Preference will be given to students demonstrating school/community involvement and leadership skills.

Smith School of Business Student Exchange Award

Established in April 2012 by the Queen's School of Business. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to in-bound and out-bound exchange students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce, Master of International Business, or MBA program in the Smith School of Business, who have been selected to participate in a formal Queen's University bi-lateral exchange program. Applications are to be made to the Centre for International Management. Selections will be coordinated by the Centre for International Management with delegates from the respective program offices (Commerce, Masters of Global Management and MBA) and partner universities (for in-bound exchange students).


Upper Year Students from Dalhousie University

Bader International Study Centre Award - Dalhousie University

Established in April 2014 by Alfred and Isabel Bader and awarded on the basis of demonstrated leadership, academic achievement and with consideration to financial need to upper-year students from Dalhousie University in any program of study who have been selected to attend the Bader International Study Centre. Applicants for the award will be nominated by Dalhousie University when recommending applicants for admission to the BISC. Final selection and approval of nominations from Dalhousie University will be made by Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards as delegated by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid.

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