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Awards for School of Religion Students

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 the School of Religion if they have been selected for an award.

Please pay close attention to the application instructions and deadlines.

Flora Shannon Andrews Memorial Bursary

Established in January 1968 by The Queen's Theological Student Society, Alumni and Friends and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Richard Bonsteel Scholarship

Established in 1979 by The Rev. R. R. Bonsteel, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to the student with third highest standing in a course in Hebrew Scriptures. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

C. Lawrence Brown Scholarship

Established in 1964 by the family of Rev. C. Lawrence Brown, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to the student with third highest standing in a Historical Studies course. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

James Gordon Brown Scholarship

Established in 1964 by the Group Captain Light, on behalf of the Air Force Chaplaincies, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to the student who has the highest standing in a Historical Studies course. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

George A. & Elizabeth Brown Scholarship

Established in 1967 by Dr. George A. Brown, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a graduating student who has shown the greatest progress in the course of study in Theology.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Class of 1961 Old Testament Scholarship

Established in 1964 by the graduating Class of 1961, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a student who has attained the highest standing in a course in Hebrew Scriptures. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Reverend Dr. H. Welsford Cliff Memorial Award

Established in 1960 by the Congregation of Cooke's United Church, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to graduating students for excellence in the reading of the Scriptures. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Crossroads Bursary

Established in December 2009 by The Queens Street United Church/St. Margaret's United Church and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

C. H. Dawes Memorial Award

Established in 1982 by Dr. Raymond Dawes, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to the student who has contributed musical skills to the community and worship life of the School, or has demonstrated through a class assignment in the Practice of Ministry an understanding of the role of music in the liturgy and corporate congregational life.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

David Downey Bursary

Established in July 1967 by The David F. R. Downey Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology and who are preparing for Ministry at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

J. Alex Edmison Bursary

Established in 1980 by The Friends of Queen's Theological College in memory of, J. Alex Edmison and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

George R. Finlay Bursary

Established in 1968 by The Ruth Elizabeth Finlay Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Orloff Roy and Orla Vivian Flindall Bursary

Established in 1992 by The Orloff Roy Flindall Bequest and awarded to Masters of Divinity students registered in their third and final year preparing for Ministry in the United Church of Canada.    Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Elaine Galway Memorial Bursary

Established in memory of Elaine Galway in 2002 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion and to specifically assist students enrolled in the biennial cross-cultural course to Nicaragua.

Dan D. Gaynor Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Mary Gaynor-Briese, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a graduating student who will be ordained into ministry in the United Church of Canada and who had the highest standing in the field of Practical Studies. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

S. MacLean Gilmour Scholarship

Established by the Alumni Association of Queen's Theological College in memory of the Rev. Dr. S. MacLean Gilmour, Professor of New Testament in Queen's Theological College from 1931 to 1955, and its Principal from 1952 to 1955. Awarded annually to the recipient of the medal in the Department of Religion. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Heeney, Waddell, Leitch Scholarship

Established in 1968 by the estate of Thomas F. Heeney, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a graduating student in their final year, or to an alumnus/alumna of the School within five years after their graduation, to facilitate an additional year of study in a university or college.  Applicant must have attained a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.50 during three years of study in theology.   Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Robert C. Laird Bursary

Established in 1991 by The Robert C. Laird Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

MacKinnon Brothers Scholarship

Established in 1954 by Arthur B. MacKinnon, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student with the highest standing in a New Testament Studies course.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

John Finlay Malcolm Award in Rural Ministry

Established in 1999 by Dr. John Malcolm Arts, `53, in memory of his grandfather Rev. John Finlay Malcolm and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a graduating Master of Divinity/Bachelor of Theology student who successfully completed a concentration in Rural Ministry. Should there be no such candidate in a given year, this award may be given to a student who has performed well in Rural Ministry courses.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

A. Dawson Matheson Scholarship

Established in March 1964 by The Honorable John R. Matheson, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to graduating students for general excellence over the course of study in the Masters of Divinity program or the Masters of Theological Studies program. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Herman J. Miller Scholarship

Established in 1979 by Rev. Herman J. Miller, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a student with the highest standing at the end of their first year of study.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Agnes and George Minielly Bursary

Established in May 1994 by The Agnes and George Minielly Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students registered in the second year of the Theology program at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Mylks Post-Graduate Scholarship

Established in 1973 by the estate of Dr. Gordon Wright Mylks, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a graduating student who has attained the highest overall average in his/her program (and a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.50), to facilitate 2 additional years of full-time or part-time study.  The recipient must undertake the program of study within 5 years from the date of the award, must receive approval of the program the School of Religion, and must furnish a report upon its completion.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Margaret O'Hara Bursary

Established in December 1994 by The Beverley Phillips Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Mr. and Mrs Gim C. Ong CPE Bursary

Established in 2007 by Mr. Gim Ong to encourage and support pastoral care workers and spiritual and religious leaders enrolling in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion and who are taking CPE courses through the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

R. G. Orr-Fry Bursary

Established in 1959 by The Rev. R.G. Fry Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to first year students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Hal Parker Memorial Bursary

Established in 1989 by The Alumni and Friends of Queen's Theological College in memory of Hal Parker and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

N. D. Patterson Award

Established in 1959 by Rev. Dr. N.D. Patterson and Ethel Patterson, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student who submits the best sermon on 'Evangelism'. Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, every 3 years through the internal award competition.

W. J. Patterson Bursary

Established in December 1940 by The Professor W. J. Patterson Trust and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Mr. and Mrs H.R. Pollock Bursary

Established in 1977 by Mr. and Mrs. James P. Lovekin, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

John Pomeroy Bursary

Established in December 1958 by The John Pomeroy Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

RCAF Protestant Bursary

Established in 1971 by The Department of National Defense in memory of Squadron Leader James Gordon Brown and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Rankin Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Alexander Rankin, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student in second year of a theology program with has the second highest standing.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition. 

Ross Memorial Bursary

Established in 1976 by The Alice Isabel Ross Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Rumball & Pinkney Scholarship in Christian Mission

Established in 1999 by the estate of Doris Rumball, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student with the highest mark in a research essay on "Christian Mission".  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

School of Religion Bursary

Established in 1999 by gifts from alumni and friends of Queen's Theological College and matched by provincial government funding, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Dr. W. E. L. Smith Bursary

Established in 1986 by St. Andrews by-the-Lake United Church and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to a third year student studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Frazer Smith Scholarship

Established in 1959 by the Estate of Christena Smith, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to the graduating student with the second highest standing in a Historical Studies course.   Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Stewart Bursary

Established in 1965 by Colonel D. W. Stewart's estate and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Harry F. and Florence W. Stirk Bursary

Established in December 1955 by The Harry F and Florence W Stirk Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students registered in the Theology program at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Mike Teirney Bursary

Established in memory of Mike Tierney in 1999 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Topping Scholarship in Hebrew

Established in 1980 by Dr. C. W. Topping, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a student with the highest standing in the first two terms of Hebrew.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition. 

Bruce and Verna Vowles Bursary

Established in 1996 by a gift from Bruce and Verna Vowles in memory of Rev. and Mrs. F.J. Vowles to Queen's Theological College and matched by provincial government funding, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Alice Pierce Waddington Scholarship

Established in 1964 by the estate of Alice Pierce Waddington, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student at the end of their second year of study with the highest overall standing.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

J. R. Watts Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1953 by Isobel M. Watts, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student at the end of their first or second year of study with the highest overall standing in the field of Practical Studies.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Gerald and Aileen Weaver Memorial Bursary

Established in 2008 by Rev. Stephen James Weaver and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to candidate for ministry students in the United Church of Canada studying theology at the School of Religion.

Edith McLaren Wilson Bursary

Established in December 1947 by The Edith McLaren Wilson Bequest and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

World Missions Scholarship

Established in 1974 by Rev. Glenn Ashford, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion.  Awarded to a student for the best essay on `Christianity and Other Religions focusing on the missionary obligation of the Christian Church.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

Maude Wright Memorial Bursary

Established in 1976 by Northminster United Church in Peterborough and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to candidate for ministry students in the United Church of Canada studying theology at the School of Religion.  Applications are to be made to the School of Religion at Queen's University by 15 September.

Wylie Scholarship in New Testament

Established in 1978 by Mrs. W. G. Wylie, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students studying theology at the School of Religion. Awarded to a student with the second highest standing in a New Testament Studies course.  Selection shall be made by the Committee on Theological Studies, School of Religion, through the annual internal award competition.

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