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Admission Scholarships and Awards Requiring an Application

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


Bank of Montreal Award

Established by the Bank of Montreal and awarded to students entering the first year of any program at Queen's University. The selection of the recipient will be based on a combination of financial need, superior academic ability, proven leadership qualities, and involvement in the life of his or her school and community. The awards are renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.


Dr. Ben Brachman Scholarship

Awarded to a Canadian student from a secondary school in Saskatchewan with a parent who was born outside the United States or Canada.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


John Brooks Foundation Scholarship

Established in recognition of the achievements of the John Brooks Community Foundation and Scholarship Fund and awarded to students entering any undergraduate program at Queen's University. To be eligible, a student must have a combination of high academic standing and involvement in school and/or community activities. Preference will be given to students who have been involved in the work of the John Brooks Community Foundation. Selection will be made by the Senate Scholarship Committee on the recommendation of the John Brooks Community Foundation and Scholarship Fund.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


Chancellor's Scholarship

In celebration of its 150th anniversary (1841-1991), Queen's University offers 50 Chancellor's Scholarships valued at $36,000 ($9,000 per year, renewable for four years provided a first class standing is maintained) to students chosen on the basis of nomination by high school principals and submission of a detailed application form. Students must be entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's to qualify for a Chancellor's Scholarship. Students in their second year of CEGEP are also eligible to apply.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.

The following named Chancellor's Scholarhsips have been made possible due to generous donations from specific donors.  If a student is selected to receive a Chancellor's Scholarship the name of their award may be ammended to one of the following awards.  Please note that only the name of the award will change after a student has been selected; the value of the Chancellor's Scholarship will not change depending on the name of the award:

• Alumni National Scholarship

Established through donations of Queen's Alumni.

• Grace Adelia Ashbaugh Scholarship

Established under the terms of the will of Frederick K. Ashbaugh.

• May and Murray Ball Sesquicentennial Scholarship

Established by a bequest from May Ball, B.A. (Hon.) 1925, in memory of her brother, Murray and awarded to a student entering the first year of any program at Queen's University.

• Dolan Entrance Scholarship

Established under the terms of the will of L. Kathleen Dolan.

• Robert L. Dunsmore Scholarship

Established under the terms of the will of Robert L. Dunsmore.

• Robert Cheyne Eddy Memorial Scholarship

Established by his family and the family of C.G. Eddy in memory of Robert Cheyne Eddy, M.C., B.Sc. (Eng.) '41, M.B.A. (Western) '72, of Bathurst, New Brunswick and is awarded to a student from the Atlantic provinces.

John B. Stirling Entrance Scholarship

Established to honour John Bertram Stirling, Chancellor of Queen's from 1958 to 1974 and awarded to a student entering the first year of any program at Queen's University.

Bethia Best West Scholarship

Established under the terms of the will of Bethia Best West. Awarded to a student entering the first year of any program at Queen's University.


Chernoff Family Award

Established by the Chernoff Family which includes Mr. Michael N. Chernoff, B.Sc. (Eng.) 1959, Mrs. Dorine (Dennison) Chernoff, B.A., Manitoba, Ms. Catherine Chernoff, B. of Architecture, Texas, and Mr. M. Bruce Chernoff, B.Sc. (Eng.) 1987. The awards recognize and are in memory of Nick and Maud Chernoff, Michael's parents, who homesteaded on the Saskatchewan prairie and although acquiring very little education themselves, recognized the importance and value of a higher education and dedicated their lives to seeing their children through Canadian universities. The awards also recognize Charlie N. Chernoff, B.Sc. (Eng.) Saskatchewan, Michael's brother, who over the years provided valuable assistance in furthering Michael's career in the earth sciences. These awards have been established to attract and encourage students from all parts of Canada to come to Queen's. The program is especially intended to support qualified Canadian students who otherwise would be unable to study at Queen's. Awarded annually to full-time students entering the first year of any program at Queen's University. Selection of the recipient will be based on a combination of superior academic ability, creative and original thinking, proven leadership qualities and financial need. Preference will be given to students from rural and remote areas of Canada. The awards are renewable for three subsequent years provided a first class standing is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.


Robert J. Child Entrance Scholarship

Established by Arthur J.E. Child, O.C., B.Comm., M.A., LL.D. '83, in memory of his brother, Robert J. Child, Science '49, and awarded on the basis of academic standing to a student entering the first year of any undergraduate program. Preference is given to descendants of British, Canadian, or American servicemen who served in the Italian Theatre of the Second World War.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


Commerce 1981 Entrance Scholarship

Established in February 2007 by members of the class of Commerce 1981 and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to full-time students entering first year of the Commerce program at Queen's University. The candidates will have completed their secondary education in a publicly funded high school. The scholarship will be awarded in the following order of preference: (i) to students who are the first generation in their families to attend a post-secondary institution; (ii) who have had paid or unpaid work in their last two years of high school; (iii) to students who are disabled, aboriginal or visible minority candidates. This scholarship will be renewable for three years provided that in the first year the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the Bachelor of Commerce Program.  In each subsequent year the student must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the Bachelor of Commerce Program.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


Melvin R. Goodes Entrance Award

Established in June 2006 by the Melvin R. Goodes Foundation in honour of Melvin R Goodes, B.Com. 1957, LL.D. 1994, and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic excellence, and demonstrated leadership qualities to full-time students entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program. Preference will be given to students who are graduates from Westdale Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario. If no eligible candidates can be found from Westdale Secondary School, then the award will be open to students who were residents of the City of Hamilton, Ontario on admission to Queen's University. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in the first year and minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in subsequent years in a full course load.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.

 

Hatch Aboriginal Scholars Award

Established in March 2013 by Hatch Ltd. and awarded  on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated initiative to Aboriginal students entering first year in any first entry undergraduate degree program  with preference to Aboriginal students entering first year of a first entry program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided financial need remains evident and the student continues to be registered in a program of study. If no first-year Aboriginal student  qualifies, then the award may be granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to an incoming Aboriginal student transferring, as an upper-year student, into the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Applications are to be made to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards by 15 February.

Apply for this award via the Admission Bursary application.

 

Doctor Iris May Marsh Memorial Award

Established by a bequest from Doris E. Marsh in memory of her sister, Doctor Iris May Marsh, Arts '57 and awarded to a student entering the first year of any program at Queen's University. The selection of the recipient will be based on a combination of financial need, superior academic ability, proven leadership qualities, and involvement in the life of his or her school and community. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.

 

Alfie Pierce Entrance Scholarship

Established by the Afro-Caribe Community Foundation of Kingston and District with donations from friends and colleagues of the Foundation. Awarded to a student entering any undergraduate program at Queen's University on the basis of good academic standing and involvement in and/or contribution to the African or Caribbean communities in Canada. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


Project Hero Award

Established in January 2010 by Queen's University and awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement to a student who is the dependant of Canadian Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active military mission. The student will be entering the first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a satisfactory academic average is maintained each year.

Apply for this award via the Other Merit-Based Awards application.


Schulich Leader Scholarship

Established in March 2012 by Seymour Schulich and awarded on the basis of at least two of the following three criterion; i) academic excellence, ii) demonstrated leadership skills in school or community activities, or evidence of entrepreneurship, iii) financial need to students entering first year of an undergraduate Bachelor of Computing (Honours), Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree program. The award is renewable for three years provided the student maintains full time enrolment status in one of the above degree programs. Applications are submitted according process defined by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

Developed by businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, and administered by UJA Federation. Full details regarding eligibility, nomination process, and application deadlines can be located on The Schulich Leader Scholarships web site at:www.schulichleaders.com


The Science 1948 1/2 Mature Student Entrance Bursary

Established by the class of Science 1948 on the occasion of their 50th reunion in 1998. Awarded by the Dean of Applied Science on the basis of financial need to a mature student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Applicants must have been out of a traditional system of education for at least three years and demonstrate the potential for academic success to the Dean of Applied Science. The bursary is renewable for three more years provided that aminimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained and that financial need remains evident. Recipients of the bursary, who will be known as The Science 1948 Scholars, must be Canadian citizens.

Apply for this award via The Science 1948½ Mature Student Entrance Bursary application.


D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship

Established by Donald Sobey, B.Com. 1957 and Robert Sobey, B.A. (Honours) 1988, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities, to a student residing in one of the Atlantic Provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island) entering the first year of an undergraduate Commerce program in the School of Business. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 3.3 is maintained in the first year and a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in subsequent years.

Apply for this award via the Major Admission Scholarships application.

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