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Automatic Admission Awards

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


Students who apply to Queen's University will be automatically considered for the following awards. Most of these awards are based on grades. When a student is offered admission to Queen's they will be notified if they have been selected to an automatic admission award. 


Awards Open to All Students:

Aboriginal Admission Award

Established in January 2010 by Chancellor David Dodge, B.A (Hons.) 1965, LL.D. 2002, and Christiane Dodge, B.A. 1964 and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to Aboriginal students entering first year of any undergraduate degree program under an Aboriginal Admission Policy

E. Stanley and Nadine M. Beacock Scholarship

Established in January 2012 by the Estates of E. Stanley Beacock, B.A. 1942, and Nadine M. Beacock in addition to the proceeds of a Charitable Remainder Trust created by Nadine M. Beacock. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program. The award is renewable for three years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in a full-time course load in each subsequent year.

Debating Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to the top individual speaker at the Canadian National High School Debating Tournament who registers in the first year of a first entry undergraduate program at Queen's University.

Queen's University Excellence Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University.

The Four Directions Aboriginal Admission Award

Established in April 2010 by the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to Aboriginal students entering first year of any undergraduate degree program under an Aboriginal Admission Policy.     

A.J. and Margaret Grant Bursary

Awarded for general proficiency and is payable in three annual installments provided a minimum GPA of 2.7 (B-) is maintained each year.

Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Howitt Entrance Scholarship

Established by a gift from the estate of Mr. Henry Dyce Howitt and awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's University.

Professor John Matheson Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University for high standing on two or more Grade 12U, or equivalent, Mathematics courses.

Agnes McLachlan Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a candidate who achieved high standing in Grade 12U, or equivalent, French.

Janet and Thomas McLachlan Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University for high standing in Grade 12U, or equivalent, English.

McLennan Foundation Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency.

John W. McVicar Scholarship

Awarded to a candidate who achieved high standing on the Senior High School Mathematics Contest.

Memorial Scholarship

The Queen's University Memorial Fund commemorates students, alumni, faculty and staff in whose names donors have provided funds for the University. A scroll of the names of all those to be remembered is provided to each student benefiting from the fund. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to students entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's.

Lincoln Might Scholarship

Established in 1951 by Lincoln Might and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any direct entry undergraduate Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program.

Alban H. Norton Entrance Scholarship

Established by Alban H. Norton, P.Eng., B.A. Hons. '36, and awarded on the basis of academic standing to students entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's University. Two scholarships are offered.

Principal's Scholarship

Principal's Scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional ability who enter Queen's from all parts of Canada. No applications are required. The Principal's Scholarship is renewable in second year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in year one.

Marion Stewart MacDonald Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency.

Stirling/Cape Entrance Scholarship

Established in May 2005 through a gift made to Queen's University from the estate of Brigadier General John Cape in honour of J.B. Stirling. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University.

George Taylor and Lilian Coleman Taylor Scholarship

Two scholarships payable in four annual instalments provided satisfactory standing is maintained each year.

Principal Wallace Freedom of Opportunity Award

Established in January 2013 by Drs. Alfred and Isabel Bader in recognition of Robert Charles Wallace, Queen's 11th Principal (1936 -1951), a just and fair man who opened the way to a Queen's education for Alfred Bader. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to international students entering the first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program.  Preference will be given to a refugee student.  If no refugee students are identified upon admission, then the funds will be granted to international students demonstrating the greatest financial need who are from developing countries.  If granted upon admission then the award is renewable for three subsequent years provided the student remains in good academic standing in a full-time course load.

Dr. Robert John Wilson Entrance Scholarship

Established in November 2002 by a bequest from the estate of Kathryn Wilson in memory of her husband, Dr. Robert John Wilson, Meds 1941. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. This scholarship is renewable for a second year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is achieved.

Charles Frederick Young Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2002 by a bequest from the estate of Edith Irene Young. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to an undergraduate student entering a first year program in any faculty or school of Queen's University.

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Regional/High School Specific Awards:

Prudence Austin Scholarship

Established by the Haldimand-Norfolk Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association to honour Prudence Mary Austin, B.A. 1921, who retired in 1952 after 40 years in the teaching profession. Miss Austin was named Honorary President of the Haldimand-Norfolk Branch of the Alumni Association. Awarded to a student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University from a secondary school in the Haldimand-Norfolk area, who has the highest average marks in Grade 12U, or equivalent, English and History. If no applicant offers Grade 12U, or equivalent, History, then a selection will be made on the basis of the highest mark in Grade 12U, or equivalent, English.

Hugh W. Bryan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded by the school authorities of Renfrew Collegiate Institute.

Senator Frank Carrel Merit Scholarship

Up to eight scholarships are awarded on the basis of general proficiency to candidates who for at least one year at the time of their application have been and remain domiciled in the Province of Quebec. Students in their second year of CEGEP are also eligible for a Senator Frank Carrel Merit Scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained.

John Angus Carther Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science Admission awards.

Stanley T. Chown Memorial Scholarship

Awarded by the school authorities of Renfrew Collegiate Institute.

James and Margaret Daley Scholarships

Two scholarships will be awarded to students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. Awarded to two graduating students of the Regiopolis-Notre Dame High School. Each scholarship is renewable for up to three years provided the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 2.7 (B-) each year.

Michael Dineley Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of general proficiency to a graduate of an Ontario High School with preference given to a graduate of Denis O'Connor High School in Ajax, Ontario.

Katherine Doyle Scholarships

Two scholarships awarded to students attending Queen's from Regiopolis-Notre Dame High School.

Edmonton Capital Region Entrance Scholarship

Established in February 2007 by Queen's alumni and friends in the Edmonton area. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students from Alberta who are entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University, with preference given to students who graduated from a high school in the Greater Edmonton Member Municipalities.

Dr. George E. Flanagan Entrance Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of academic proficiency to a student entering Queen's from a Stormont County or City of Cornwall High School.

John and Margaret Gilchrist Scholarship

Awarded annually for general proficiency to a candidate for admission to an undergraduate program from the Blenheim District High School. If in any year there is no entrance candidate, the scholarship may be given to an upper year graduate of the Blenheim District High School.

Grant Memorial Scholarship

Established by Douglas A. Grant, B.A.'33 and Marjorie Grant Barber, B.A.'36 in memory of their parents, Fred and Flora Grant. Awarded to a graduate of Sydenham High School registered in the first year of any program at Queen's University.

D.A. and Margaret Grant Scholarship

Established by Douglas A. Grant, B.A.'33, in memory of his wife Margaret (Kerfoot) Grant, B.A.'30. Awarded to a graduate of Brockville Collegiate Institute registered in the first year of any program at Queen's University.

Maria A. Higginson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student from one of the secondary schools in Renfrew, Hawkesbury or Vankleek Hill.

Eric Horsey May Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student from an Ottawa secondary school.

Phyllis Hough Camm Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student of Napanee District Secondary School entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University who obtains the highest standing in the Grade 12U, or equivalent, English providing such standing is not less than 75%.

Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Lawlor Memorial Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student from Stirling, Ontario.

George Hopper MacGillvray Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a graduate from a school in the United Counties.

P.C. MacGregor Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student attending Almonte High School.

Lena MacNeil Scholarship

Established by Lena MacNeil, B.A.'32. Awarded on the basis of academic proficiency to students entering Queen's from Nepean High School.

Alex E. MacRae Scholarship

Awarded to a student from Glebe Collegiate Institute.

Duncan Byron MacTavish Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student from an Ottawa secondary school.

Peter McKinley Thompson Bursary

Established from the estate of Mary Kathleen Thompson Van Luven and awarded to a graduate of Perth Collegiate Institute, Perth, Ontario who is proficient in science and who will be entering the first year in any undergraduate program at Queen's University.

McLeod and McLean Scholarships

Two scholarships awarded by the school authorities at Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

Geneva Misener Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to a female student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University who makes the highest standing in Grade 12U, or equivalent, English, Latin, or Greek, plus one other language. Preference will be given to candidates from rural areas.

Joe Norrie Memorial Scholarship

Established by the North Bay Branch of the Queen's Alumni Association in memory of Joe Norrie, B.Sc. 1926, and awarded to a student from the North Bay area who is entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's University with high academic standing. The recipient cannot hold another entrance scholarship from Queen's University.

Ottawa Ladies' College Excellence Scholarships

Ottawa Ladies' College was incorporated by Statute of the Province of Ontario in 1869 at the request of the citizens of Ottawa 'for the purpose of establishing and conducting a seminary of learning of a collegiate character for the education of female youth. Its first president was E.B. Eddy, and secretary, the Reverend William Moore. Its building was expropriated for war purposes in 1942 and it then ceased to function for the specific purpose for which it was incorporated. In order that it might use its assets for wider educational purposes its Act of Incorporation was amended in 1948 and it has now transferred its funds in trust to Carleton University, Ottawa, and Queen's University at Kingston. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program from a secondary school in Ottawa.

Robert B. Peterson Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2003 by colleagues and friends in recognition of Robert B. Peterson, B.Sc. '59, M.Sc. '61, Chair, C.E.O., and President of Imperial Oil, and his extraordinary leadership during the Campaign for Queen's. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students from the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta or British Columbia.

Queen's University International Entrance Scholarship

Established by Queen's University and awarded on the basis of superior academic ability to International students (including American students) entering the first year of any undergraduate program. No Separate scholarship application required. Four scholarships are available

Remo and Ida Ramella Memorial Award

Established in October 2011 through a bequest from the Estate of Amilcare Ramella. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program, who are from the regional municipality of Niagara, in the Province of Ontario, with preference given to students from the city of Welland.

Alexander and Alexina Reid McLeod Scholarship

Established by Donald I. McLeod in memory of his father and mother and awarded annually to a candidate of scholarship calibre proceeding to Queen's University from Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

Robert G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student attending Queen's from Port Hope Trinity College School.

William Rutherford Dunlop Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student from an Ottawa secondary school.

John B. Sampson Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student of the Regiopolis-Notre Dame High School entering the first year of any program at Queen's University who has a minimum grade average of 80% or equivalent. Selection will be based on academic standing and a strong background in athletics.

Mehran Bibi Sheikh Memorial Entrance Scholarships

Established in May 2007 in memory of Akbar M. Sheikh by his family and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a male and a female student entering first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to international students who have Pakistani citizenship. If there is not an eligible male and female student, then the award will be awarded to two students of the same gender with Pakistani citizenship. If there are no eligible Pakistani students then the scholarships will be awarded to eligible male and female international students.

Simcoe County Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student from Simcoe County.

Storwal International Inc. Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate of a Pembroke secondary school, resident in Pembroke, who presents the best secondary school record.

Sydenham Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student attending Queen's from Sydenham High School.

Sydenham Old Boys' Scholarship

Awarded to a student attending Queen's from Sydenham High School.

Watkins Scholarship

Awarded to a student attending Queen's from Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

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Arts and Science Awards: 

John Angus Carther Scholarship

Established in October 2011 by the Estate of John Arthur Carther and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students from the Counties of Stormont, Dundas or Glengarry, who are entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts and Science or the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Dr. Su-Wen Chang Entrance Scholarship

Established in April 2007 by Dr. Su-Wen Chang, B.Sc.(Hons.) 1998, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University, with preference given to a student who graduated from Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute in Agincourt, Ontario. If there are no eligible candidates from Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate program who graduated from any secondary school in the Agincourt and Scarborough District of the Toronto District School Board. Preference will be given to a student entering the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Marie Mottashed Entrance Scholarship

Established by Marie Mottashed, M.A. (Economics) 1941. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a female student entering the first year of a Bachelor of Science (Honours) program.  Four scholarships are available.

Carl Reinhardt Entrance Scholarship

Three scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved high standing in Grade 12U, or equivalent, Physics and who are pursuing a Physics program in an Honours B.Sc. program in the Faculty of Arts and Science or the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The scholarship may be renewed for up to three years provided the recipient continues in a Physics program and maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 each year.

Donald Malcolm Smith Scholarship

To be awarded annually to the student from the Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute who enters the Faculty of Medicine with the highest standing - but if there is no student from the Smith Falls District and Collegiate Institute entering Medicine, the Scholarship will go to the student entering Arts from that school with the highest standing.

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School of Business Awards:

Peter R.B. Armstrong Entrepreneur Entrance Scholarship

Established in May 2007 and revised in February 2014 by Peter R.B. Armstrong and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business, with preference given to students who demonstrate evidence of entrepreneurial achievements.  The award is renewable for one subsequent year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in a full course load.

Commerce 1954 Entrance Scholarship

Established in May 2005 by the Commerce Class of 1954 to mark the occasion of their 50th reunion and to leave a legacy for future generations. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.

Commerce 1996 Entrance Scholarship

Established in February 2007 by the members of the class of Commerce 1996 in recognition of the 10th anniversary of graduation from Queen's School of Business. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated community leadership to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business at Queen's University.

W.B. Cunningham Entrance Scholarship

Established in honour of W.B. Cunningham by his son, William A. Cunningham, B.Com. 1983, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Ian and Maureen Dawson MBA Scholarship

Established in December 2013 by Ian Dawson, MBA 1985, and Maureen Dawson, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the full-time MBA program in the Queen's School of Business.  Selection will be made by the MBA program office.

Ian and Pat Fraser Family Scholarship

Established in January 2012 by Ian Fraser, BCom 1953, and Pat Fraser, BA(Hons) 1953, in honour of their family’s tradition at Queen’s, daughters Pamela (Fraser) Valentine, BCom 1979, Margot (Fraser) Withey, BNSc 1986, and Jill Fraser, BCom 1991. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated leadership to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program at Queen’s University.

Jerry Jackson Admission Scholarship

Established in November 2010 by Jerry Jackson, B.Com. 1978, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program, Queen's School of Business.

J. Paul Kinnear Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2005 to honour J. Paul Kinnear, Commerce 1963. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year Commerce program in the School of Business at Queen's University.

Professor C.E. Law Commerce Entrance Scholarship

Established in February 2006 by John Watson, MBA 1970, and awarded to students entering the first year of an undergraduate degree Commerce program in the School of Business on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence in their final year of high school and high academic proficiency in the required math courses. Preference given to students whose permanent address on admission to Queen's University is from Alberta or British Columbia.

Jim Leech MBA Scholarship

Established in June 2013 by friends and colleagues in honour of Jim Leech, MBA 1973, in celebration of his retirement from the Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the Queen's Full-Time MBA program in the Queen's School of Business.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Queen's Full-Time MBA program.

The Martin Family Excellence Scholarship

Established in February 2010 by Rick Martin in honour of his daughter, Shelley Martin, B.Comm 2009, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to two students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program in Queen's School of Business.

Brian E. Martin and Matthew V. Malcolm Scholarship

Established by Brian E. Martin, B.Com. '99, and Matthew V. Malcolm, B.Com. '99 in honour of their outstanding professors, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated leadership to a student entering the first year of the Commerce program in the School of Business. Preference will be given to students from the province of Alberta.

Masters of Management Entrance Scholarship

Established in July 2007 and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to outstanding applicants to the Masters of Management program in the School of Business at Queen's University, focusing on the overall quality of the student's application to the program as reflected in the candidate's previous academic performance and standing on the required entrance tests.

MBA 1981 Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2006 by members of the class of MBA 1981 in recognition of the 25th anniversary of graduation from Queen's School of Business. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated community leadership to a minimum of two students entering the Queen's MBA program in the School of Business. Preference will be given to students who may otherwise not be able to attend the MBA program at Queen's University, as determined by the School of Business Awards Committee and approved by the Associate Dean MBA programs.

MBA Opportunities Scholarship

Established in December 2013 by the Ralph M. Barford Foundation, and awarded to students who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, entering the full-time MBA program in the Queen's School of Business from a non-traditional employment and/or education background. Preference will be given to students who would not otherwise be able to attend the MBA program at Queen's University without the funding provided by this scholarship as determined by the Awards Committee of the Queen's full-time MBA program. Preference may also be given to students entering the program who are from a location with a population of less than 500,000 (as defined by Statistics Canada).   Awarded on the basis of academic excellence.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Queen's full-time MBA program.

Thomas and Helen McLaren Commerce Entrance Scholarship

Established in September 2006 by Thomas McLaren, B.Com. 1949, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.

Len Morrow Entrance Scholarship in Commerce

Established in February 2007 by Len Morrow, M.B.A. 1972, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to female students entering the first year Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Ross W. Nicol Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established by his family, friends and classmates in memory of Ross W. Nicol, Commerce '75. Awarded annually to a student entering Queen's University, who has graduated from Ridgemont High School in Ottawa or an Ottawa area high school on the basis of general academic performance.

John Nixon Scholarship

Established in March 2013 by John Nixon, B.Com. 1978, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, creative  and original thinking, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities  to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.  Preference will be given to US citizens or students living in the US. The award  is renewable for three years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in a full-time  course  load in each subsequent year, and involvement in leadership and extra-curricular activities  remains evident. Selection  will be made by the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards, as delegated by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid.

Dean Margot Northey Entrance Scholarship

Established by Queen's School of Business in celebration of the opening of Goodes Hall on September 12, 2002 and awarded on the basis of academic merit and leadership activities in school or the community to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Perras Shugart Commerce and Athletics Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with Automatic Admission Awards for Student Athletes.

Queen's School of Business Entrance Scholarship

Established in March 2007 by Queen's School of Business Alumni and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.

Russell Family Entrance Scholarship

Established in January 2005 by Derek and Tina Russell in recognition of their three children, Derek, B.Com. 2002, Katherine, B.Com. 2004, and Kristina, B.Com. 2008. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the Bachelor of Commerce program, with preference given to a student from the province of Quebec.

Anne Smith Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established in April 2008 by Gregory, B.Com. 1991, and Crystal Smith and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to full-time students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen's University, who at the time of admission to Queen's University were residents of Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba. The award will be renewable for three years provided satisfactory academic standing is maintained each year.

Susan W. Smith Entrance Scholarship

Established by alumni and friends in recognition of Susan W. Smith's tireless efforts on behalf of the School of Business as their Development Liaison Officer from 1996-2003. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year program in the School of Business at Queen's University.

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School of Computing Awards:

Selim Akl Scholarship in Computing

Established in January 2013 by Selim Akl, Director of the School of Computing, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the School of Computing.

Kirk and Sandra Robinson Scholarship

Established in February 2011 by Kirk Robinson, BSc(Hons) 1989, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry program in the School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Concurrent Education Awards:

James Osborne Clothier Memorial Scholarship

Established by his niece, Miss Catherine Boyle, in memory of James Osborne Clothier, B.A. 1900, formerly of Kemptville, Ontario. Awarded annually to a graduate of the North Grenville Secondary School who is entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University on the basis of academic excellence. Preference will first be given to a student entering the Concurrent Education program and then to a student who has completed the equivalent of a senior-level high school French.

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Engineering and Applied Science Awards:

Victor Alfred Betts Admission Scholarship

Established in March 2014 by the estate of Victor Alfred Betts, B.Sc. 1946, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

John Angus Carther Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science Admission awards.

R.H. Clark Applied Science Centennial Scholarship

Established by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in honour of Professor Emeritus R.H. Clark, a member of the Department of Chemical Engineering for over thirty-seven years. This award was established to recognize Dr. Clark's outstanding contribution as Centennial Coordinator in the success of the 100th anniversary of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in 1993. Awarded for high academic standing to a student entering the first year of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Eugene J. A. Gierczak Family Scholarship

Established in July 2011 by Eugene Gierczak, B.Sc. 1974, as a tribute to the inspiration from his parents, Tadeusz and Stephania.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to Canadian citizens or permanent residents entering first year of the first entry undergraduate degree program of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Jack Grant Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established in November 2003 by a bequest from the estate of Georgina Joan Grant in memory of her husband, Jack Grant. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first undergraduate year of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen's University. This scholarship is renewable for a second year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is achieved in a full course load in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Kimco Steel Sales Limited Prize

Awarded for general proficiency to a student entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen's from Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute.

W.W. King Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of the first entry Applied Science undergraduate degree program. The scholarship is renewable for one subsequent year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained.

D.D.C McGeachy Distinguished Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Established in February 2007 by Don McGeachy, B.Sc. 1940, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who have an overall admission average of at least 90%, which includes the high school prerequisite courses and English.

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Scholarships

Awarded by the Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education, on the recommendations of the University’s Faculty of Applied Science to well-rounded students entering the first year of a first entry accredited engineering program who have a high academic standing and exhibit characteristics of leadership. One scholarship is to be awarded to a male student and the other to a female student.

Opportunities Entrance Scholarship

Established in March 2001 and awarded to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of academic excellence. Two scholarships are available.

James Russell Papoe Entrance Scholarship

Established in March 2009 by the Estate of Robert Papoe, B.Com. 1978, and awarded to a student entering the first year of the undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of academic excellence in the subject of English in the year directly preceding his or her admission to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Stanley and Jean Pitt Distinguished Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2006 from the estates of Jean Pitt, B.A. 1932, and Stanley Pitt, B.Sc. 1930, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Lillian Preston Admission Scholarship

Established in November 2013 by the Estate of Lillian Preston and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The award is renewable for one subsequent year provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in a full course load.

Michael and Catherine Purcell Entrance Scholarship in Applied Science

Established in February 2007 by Catherine Purcell, B.Sc.(Hons.) 1978, B.Ed. 1985, M.Ed. 1998, and Michael Purcell, B.Sc.(Eng) 1975, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the first year program of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Carl Reinhardt Entrance Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science Admission awards.

Science 1946 Memorial Entrance Scholarship in Applied Science

The Science 1946 Memorial Entrance Scholarship is maintained by the Class of Science '46 as a memorial to the members who gave their lives in World War II.  Awarded to a student on the basis of academic excellence entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

TAC Foundation/Dinah and John Emery Entrance Scholarship

Established in May 2007 by Transportation Association of Canada Foundation and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year program of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Fine Art Awards:

Robert Shotton Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established by family and friends in memory of Robert Shotton, Commerce '68. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Art on the basis of the portfolio presentation of a student entering the first year of the Bachelor of Fine Art Program.

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Kinesiology and Health Studies Awards:

C.S. Burton Entrance Scholarship

Established by C.S. Burton and awarded annually to a graduate of a secondary school on the counties of Frontenac, Leeds, Lennox and Addington, and Prince Edward, entering the School of Physical and Health Education at Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of high academic proficiency and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

Dalton R. Mercer Scholarship

Established by Dalton R. Mercer, B.A./B.P.H.E.'56. Awarded to a student entering first year from Sutton District High School. Preference will be given to a student entering the combined program in Arts and Physical and Health Education. If no eligible candidate is available from Sutton District High School, the award may go to a student from either (1) Newmarket District High School or (2) Keswick High School. 

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Faculty of Law Awards:

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP Scholarship

Established in January 2013 by Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student who primarily resides in either the Province of Alberta or Saskatchewan and who is entering first year of a Juris Doctor degree program in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University.

David Mullan Entrance Scholarship

Established in April 2007 through gifts made to Queen’s University, Faculty of Law by alumni and friends in celebration of its 50th anniversary and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the J.D. program. All students applying for admission to Queen’s Faculty of Law J.D. program are automatically considered.  No separate application is required.  Selection will be made by the Dean of Law in consultation with the Assistant Dean of Students.

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Music Awards:

Istvan and Beate Anhalt Entrance Scholarship

Established in July 2004 in honour of Beate and Istvan Anhalt by Jennifer and Rocco Marcello. Istvan Anhalt, LL.D. (honoris causa, Queen's) Mus.D. (honoris causa, McGill), Professor Emeritus of Music, is a distinguished composer and teacher, and was former Head of the Department of Music at Queen's University (1971-81). Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Music to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music program who show promise in either composition or performance. If there are no eligible entering students then the scholarship may be awarded to upper year students who specialize in composition or performance.

Margaret Farr Scholarship

Established in February 2007 by Margaret Farr and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to an undergraduate student entering full-time studies in the first year of a Bachelor of Music program in the School of Music, who demonstrates exceptional ability in the area of performance on a string instrument (violin, viola, cello or double bass). If there is no eligible candidate entering first year, then the scholarship may be granted to an upper year student on the basis of academic achievement, who demonstrates exceptional ability in the area of performance on a string instrument.

Donna Frazer Gobin Scholarship in Music

Established in memory of Donna Frazer Gobin, distinguished teacher of piano and studio instructor of piano at Queen's. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a student in the Bachelor of Music program whose major instrument is the piano. Preference will be given to students entering Queen's for the first time.

Helen A. Howard Bassoon Scholarship in the School of Music

Established in March 2009 by Helen A. Howard, B.A. 1948, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music degree program whose principal instrument is bassoon. If there are no eligible entrance candidates, the scholarship will be granted to an upper year student in the Bachelor of Music degree program with preference to a student whose principal instrument is bassoon.

Craig L. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship

Established in April 2004 by a bequest from the estate of Craig L. Hoyt and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering or currently registered in the Bachelor of Music program whose applied area of study is voice.

Randall Marsh Memorial Scholarship in Voice

Established in memory of Randall Marsh, distinguished teacher of voice at Queen's. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a student in the Bachelor of Music program whose major is voice.

George N. Maybee Memorial Scholarship in Music

Established by friends and admirers of George N. Maybee, D.Litt., F.R.S.C.M., late distinguished teacher, organist and Master of Choristers at St.George's Cathedral, Kingston, Ontario. Two or three scholarships are awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Department of Music, to full-time students in the B.Mus. program whose major applied study is the organ or who show special aptitude in choral conducting, with preference being given to the former in cases of equal or near equal merit. Second-class standing in music courses as well as overall second-class standing is required to qualify for consideration for the award. Entrance candidates will be considered on the basis of promise. Further preference will be given to candidates who have attended a school in Frontenac County. In addition, candidates will receive special consideration if they have practised, or intend to practice, the profession of music as church organists, choir directors or choristers.

Raymond H. and Phyllis J. Smart Scholarship in Music

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic upper year Arts and Science, Music awards.

University Scholarships in Music

Five scholarships awarded on the recommendation of the School of Music with preference given to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music program. First year recipients are eligible to have their scholarships renewable for a second year provided the recipient achieves a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the first year.

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Nursing Awards:

Franklin and Helene Bracken Scholarship in Nursing

Established in May 2001 through a bequest received from Helene Bracken in memory of Dr. Franklin C. Bracken, Meds. 1911, and Helene K. Bracken, and awarded to students entering the first year program in the School of Nursing on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.

Joan Macdonald McGeachy Entrance Scholarship in the School of Nursing

Established in March 2001 by D.D.C. McGeachy, Science '40 (Mechanical) to honour his wife, Joan Macdonald McGeachy (Bachelor of Nursing, McGill University), (Master of Arts, University of Toronto) for her significant contribution to the profession of Nursing, especially through her years as Executive Director of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year program in the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

John Thorburn Scholarship

Awarded for general proficiency to a student entering the first year of the Nursing program.

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Awards for Student Athletes:

Danny Brannagan Vanier Cup 2009 Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic awards for upper year Student Athletes.

Perras Shugart Commerce and Athletics Award

Established in April 2013 by Patti Perras Shugart, B.Com. 1986, and Paul Shugart, B.Sc.(Hons.) 1979, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes in the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of a Golden Gaels interuniversity athletic team. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.7 and the student remains on the competition roster of a Gaels interuniversity athletic team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and QUA regulations.

Queen's University Athletic Admission Award

Established in March 2007 to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of a Golden Gaels interuniversity athletic team.

Queen's University Athletic Renewable Award

Established in March 2007 to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of a Golden Gaels interuniversity athletic team. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 2.7 (B-) is maintained during the Fall and Winter terms and the student satisfies the athletic performance criteria defined for an elite athlete on a Golden Gaels interuniversity athletic team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations.

Catherine Gertrude (Milliken) Smith Memorial Award

Established in March 2007 by Sherwood H. Smith, Jr. of Raleigh, North Carolina in memory of his mother Catherine Gertrude (Milliken) Smith, B.A. 1924, who, while attending Queen's, played for and managed the varsity women's basketball team. Awarded to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes entering the first year of a direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University and who is on the competition roster of the Golden Gaels interuniversity women's basketball team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations.

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