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Automatic Awards Students Studying on Exchange or at the BISC

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

Queen's students who are participating in a Queen's formal exchange or studying at the BISC will be automatically considered for the following awards. Most of these awards are based on grades. Students will be notified by either the Student Awards Office or their Faculty if they have been selected for an automatic award.

Arts and Science Specific Awards

BISC Field School in British Archaeology Award

Established in May 2015 by Queen's University and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to Queen's students attending the summer Field School in British Archaeology at the Bader International Study Centre.

Department of German Scholarship for Study in Germany

Established in February 2004 by the Department of German and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students with a major, medial or minor concentration in one of 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. If there are no eligible recipients then the scholarship may be granted to a student in third year with a concentration in German.

Val Hanbidge Keast Memorial Scholarship

Established by relatives and friends of Val Hanbidge Keast who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University in 1976. Awarded to the St. Andrews Exchange Scholar from Queen's University to assist with the costs of travel in countries other than Canada.

Barbara C. Pearson Memorial Scholarship

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.

Jean Shields Sanders Scholarship in German

Established by Mrs. Joan Drabek (Arts '52) of Vancouver in memory of her mother, Jean Shields Sanders (Arts '14). 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, medial or minor 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.

School of Business Specific Awards

Rick Jackson Scholarship

Established in November 2009 by graduates of the Queen's Commerce Program, colleagues, and friends in honour of Richard Jackson, professor in the School of Business from 1974 to 2009.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and involvement in school or community activities to students entering third year of the Commerce program in the Smith School of Business, who have been selected to participate in a formal Queen's bi-lateral exchange.

Thomas and Elizabeth Miller Exchange Scholarship

Established in September 2006 by Thomas, B.Com. 1979, and Elizabeth, B.F.A. 1979, Miller and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to Bachelor of Commerce students participating in an official international bilateral exchange program.

Scotiabank Group Scholarship of the Americas

Established in October 2006 by the Scotiabank Group and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and leadership qualities to (i) students in the Smith School of Business who are participating in an official university bi-lateral exchange with a recognized exchange partner in Central America or South America, or (ii) international students at a recognized exchange partner to come to the Smith School of Business on an official bi-lateral exchange, based on the same criteria. The duration of the exchange will be for a minimum of one term (4 months).  Selection will be made by the Smith School of Business Awards Selection Committee, the Centre for International Management and in consultation with the partnering institutions.

Sutton International Study Award

Established by Gerald D. Sutton, B.Com.'48, M.Com.'49 and Margaret (Scally) Sutton, B.A.(Hon)'48 in order to foster a greater understanding of global issues. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an outstanding student(s) in the graduate or undergraduate program in the School of Business to enable study abroad. In the case of a graduate student, the funds are available for research study abroad while the student is enrolled in a graduate program in the Smith School of Business at Queen's University. In the case of an undergraduate student, the funds are available for an international exchange program or a term(s) at the Bader International Study Centre.

John Wakulat Family International Award

Established by the John Wakulat family. Awarded to an undergraduate student in the Smith School of Business on the basis of financial need and academic excellence in order for them to fully participate in an international exchange program in Germany.

Faculty of Law Specific Awards

Robert Wallace Best Exchange Scholarship

Established in October 2010 and revised in January 2016 by Andrew Best, LL.B. 1981, in honour of his father, Robert Wallace Best, B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) 1950.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and leadership qualities to exchange students from India or Sri Lanka who have been selected to come to Queen’s Law as part of a formal bilateral exchange. The duration of the exchange will be for a minimum of one term (4 months).  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Law.