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Automatic Awards for Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science Students

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


Students currently registered at Queen's will be automatically considered for the following awards. Most of these awards are based on academics.


Awards Open to Any Department in the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science:

Diana Blake Memorial Book Prize

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

Donovan Brown Scholarship in Applied Science

Established in May 2006 by Alice J. Brown in memory of her husband, Donovan Brown, B.Sc. (Engineering Chemistry) 1949, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to student(s) entering the third or fourth year of any Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Robert Bruce Scholarship

Established under the terms of the will of R. Bruce of Quebec and awarded annually on the basis of first-class standing to students entering second year. The award is renewable in third and fourth year providing satisfactory standing is maintained in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Helen and Ralph Cleland Prize

Established by a bequest of the estate of Mr. Ralph Henry Cleland as a memorial to Helen and Ralph Henry Cleland. This prize is to be awarded to a student who is a Canadian citizen and has maintained a high standing in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

H. G. Conn Awards

Named in honour of Professor H.G. Conn, who has contributed much to Queen's University. It is awarded to graduating students who have rendered valuable and distinguished service to the Engineering Society and the University in non-athletic, extra-curricular activities.

William Coombs Baker Memorial Prize

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

H. Arnold Cowan Scholarship

Established in December 2005 from the estate of Ellen Harcourt Boyd in memory of her husband H. Arnold Cowan. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the third or fourth year of any Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Eric R. Davis Memorial Award in Applied Science

Established in November 2000 by friends and family in memory of Eric Davis, B.Sc.(Eng) 1950, former member of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of standing of year's work to a student entering second, third or fourth year in any program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

J. S. Donnelly Award

Established by the Engineering Society Council of 1980-81, this award has been named after John S. Donnelly, one of the founders of the Engineering Society (1897-98). It is the purpose of this award to acknowledge the continuing interest and dedication of the individual(s) in and toward the general welfare, prosperity and reputation of the Engineering Society. This award is open to all members of the Engineering Society who currently are not members of the executive.

D. S. Ellis Memorial Award

Given by the class of Science '55 as a memorial to Dean D.S. Ellis. Awarded to a graduating student who, in the opinion of classmates, has contributed to University life through extra-curricular activities and athletics and has maintained satisfactory academic standing.

Engineering Society Prize

Given by the Engineering Society to the student in second year Engineering who has exhibited the most ability in non-athletic extracurricular leadership and activity. The recipient is chosen in consultation with the Engineering Society Awards Committee.

Robert Hall Memorial Award

Awarded on the basis of interest in the Engineering Society, participation in intramural or intercollegiate sports and the demonstration of those qualities exemplified by Robert Hall: spirit, fellowship and enthusiasm. The recipient will have passed all the courses of the First Year and maintained a full academic program in the second year. Selection is by the Engineering Society from nominations made by the engineering student body. A replica of the commemorative plaque will be presented annually with the award.

George M. Hood (Sci '43) Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic awards for student athletes

KERN Partners Ltd. Scholarship

Established in May 2006 by Jeff van Steenbergen, B.Sc.(Hon.) 1977, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the third or fourth year of any program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Cyril W. Knight Scholarship

From a bequest by Douglas G.H. Wright and awarded to a student who attains the highest average in all science and engineering courses in both first and second years of the program. 

Mark Latham Memorial Award

Established in 1989 by family and friends in memory of Mark Latham (B.Sc. 1983), a Queen's Engineering Chemist. The purpose of this award is to recognize students with personal characteristics similar to those of Mark Latham. It will be awarded to students in good academic standing entering the fourth year of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The recipients will be well rounded students combining enthusiasm and leadership with integrity and a sense of humour. Candidates for this award will have made significant contributions to Queen's and community. Selection shall be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of Applied Science based on nominations provided by the Engineering Society.

Frank B. Lee Memorial Scholarship in Engineering

Established in 2001 and revised in October 2013 by friends and family of Frank B. Lee, B.Sc. 1945 and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, creative and original thinking, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to a student with a cumulative GPA in the top 5% of their class entering third year of any engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. If, after all other consideration, two or more students are considered equivalent, and if applicable, financial need will be used as the deciding factor. Applicants are to submit a letter of application, resume and two letters of reference to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 31 March.   Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarships) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, in consultation with the Office the University Registrar, Student Awards if financial need is to be considered as a deciding factor.

Reuben Wells Leonard Penultimate Scholarships

Given by Reuben Wells Leonard for standing on year's work in any program in engineering. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.

Alexander Macphail Scholarship

Maintained by the Class of Science '14, for standing on year's work.

Jacob Malomet Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family, friends and fellow-students of Jacob Daniel Malomet, who died in 1978 during his first year at Queen's. The award is presented annually to a first year Applied Science student for general proficiency in term-length courses of the fall term.

J. D. McCowan Prize in Integrated Learning

Established in January 2005 by colleagues and friends in recognition of the contribution made by Dr. James D. McCowan to the Integrated Learning Initiative in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Awarded to a graduating student or graduating members of the student team that has made a significant contribution to the Integrated Learning Initiative during their time in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Associate Dean (Academic) and the Director of the Integrated Learning Centre.

Roberta McCulloch Prize in English

Founded by the late Andrew McCulloch of Thorold. Awarded to the student in second, third or fourth year Applied Science who achieves the highest standing in an English course.

Andrew McMahon Standards of Excellence Award (first year)

Established in memory of Andrew M. McMahon Sc'59, a former president of the Engineering Society and member of the Board of Trustees. Awarded annually in Applied Science on the basis of excellent academic achievement to a first year student in the top ten per cent of the class who is entering second year. The recipient should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, with a commitment to excel in all aspects of university life, and high personal standards. The recipient will be chosen by a Selection Committee, to be chaired by a member of the family, consisting of the Associate Dean (first Year), one member of the business community and a family member.

Andrew McMahon Standards of Excellence Award (third year)

Established in memory of Andrew M. McMahon, Sc.'59, former president of the Engineering Society and member of the Board of Trustees. Awarded annually in Applied Science on the basis of academic achievement to a third year student in the top 25 per cent of the class who is entering fourth year. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in business studies or economics. The recipient will show a strong record of participation in student organizations and government, extra-curricular and community activities, and interest in promoting the well being of the University. The recipient will be chosen by a Selection Committee, to be chaired by a member of the family, consisting of the Associate Dean (Academic), one member of the business community and a family member.

Mining 1988 Scholarship

Established in November 2012 by the class of Mining 1988 leading up to their 25th reunion in 2013.  Awarded, on the recommendation of the Head of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Engineering, to a student entering third or fourth year of the Mining Engineering academic plan in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who demonstrates good character and strong industry leadership potential, a keen interest and aptitude for his or her studies in mining engineering and the desire and ambition to truly make a difference in the global metals and minerals industry. Consideration will also be given for the candidate’s involvement in extra-curricular activities at Queen’s, school spirit and impact on class camaraderie.

Dr. William Moffat Prize

Founded by Dr. W. Moffat of Utica, N.Y., for second highest standing in APSC 120 and 121.

Mowat Prize

Founded by John McDonald Mowat for standing on year's work.

Susan Near Scholarships

Established under terms of the will of Susan Near of Toronto, for standing on year's work (5 available).

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Scholarships

Awarded by the Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education, on the recommendation of the University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science to a student registered in any year, and awarded based on a combination of high academic achievement and demonstrated leadership in professional affairs and extra curricular activities.

Paithouski Prize

Established in memory of Nicholas J. Paithouski (B.Sc.'40) by his son N. Joseph Paithouski (B.Sc.'80) and friends and awarded to the graduating engineering student who has demonstrated the most consistent improvement in academic performance. The cumulative annual point spread in sessional average over the most recent eight terms will be used as a basis for determining the winner.

David Parkes Scholarship in Applied Science

Established in October 2005 by David Parkes, B.Sc. 1968, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time upper year student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

George and Mary Louise Patton Scholarship

Founded by G. Patton in memory of his wife and himself, for standing on year's work.

QUIP International Tuition Award

Established in November 2007 by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and awarded on the basis of academic achievement to international students participating in the Queen's University Internship Program (QUIP).

James H. Rattray Memorial Scholarships in Applied Science

Established by Major James H. Rattray, M.C. Several scholarships are awarded annually on the basis of academic merit to students entering the second, third and fourth years of programs in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Roberto Rocca/Tenaris Scholarships

Established in April 2010 by Tenaris and the Roberto Rocca Education Program.  The scholarships reflect the long-standing commitment of the late Roberto Rocca and Tenaris to supporting education at all levels in countries where the sponsoring companies have a major presence.  Throughout his lifetime, Roberto Rocca demonstrated an abiding concern for education, founding and supporting a variety of initiatives dedicated to learning at all levels and research.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering their final year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Preference will be given in the following order of priority: (a) female students from Northern Ontario or Alberta; (b) students from Northern Ontario or Alberta; (c) female students.  Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '11 Scholarship

Awarded for standing on year's work.

Science '22 Scholarship

Maintained by the Class of Science '22, for standing on year's work.

Science '41 Memorial Scholarship

Maintained by the class of Science '41 in memory of Mr. J.O. Watts, for standing on year's work.

Science '44 Memorial Prize

Maintained by the class of Science '44 in memory of members who were killed in World War II. Awarded on the basis of extra-curricular student activities. Candidates must have passed all work of year.

Science '45 Memorial Scholarship

Maintained by the Class of Science '45 as a memorial to members who gave their lives in World War II. Two awards are available - one for standing on the first year's work and another for standing on the second year's work.

Science 1946 Memorial Upper Year Scholarship

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

Science '48 S. N. Graham Award

Founded by the class of Science '48 in honour of Professor S.N. Graham. Awarded on the completion of the second year to a student with a sound academic record who has demonstrated outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities on campus.

Science '71 Norman Fritz Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a fourth year student of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who displays conspicuous leadership and management skill in a student-organized faculty activity, which has educational value. An example of such an activity might be that of Convener of the Science Formal. The recipient of the award is to be selected by the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science and the presentation will be made during the first quarter of each calendar year.

Raymond H. and Phyllis J. Smart Scholarship in Applied Science

Established in January 2010 by a bequest from the Estate of Phyllis J. Smart and awarded on the basis or academic excellence to students entering second, third, or fourth year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of Applied Science.

J. B. Stirling Gold Medal in Engineering and Applied Science

Awarded annually to a student of the graduating class who has made the highest standing throughout the four-year program. A student who has failed a year is not eligible.

Peter R. White Memorial Award

Given as a memorial to Peter R. White by his friends and awarded to a graduating student in Applied Science who has made the most outstanding contribution to the creative arts and the development of inter-personal relations both on and off campus. Nominations will be submitted by the Engineering Society to the Applied Science Scholarship Committee.

W. P. Wilgar Memorial Scholarship

Maintained by the classes of Science '03-'06 and other friends of W.P. Wilgar, B.Sc. '03, for standing on year's work.

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Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry Specific Awards:

Alfred Bader Scholarship in Chemistry

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

Dr. Wallace Graham Breck Memorial Prize in Engineering Chemistry

Established by the family of Dr. Wallace Graham Breck, Sc.'50, M.Sc.'51, Ph.D. (Cantab University) and awarded annually to the graduating student who is the recipient of the University Medal in Engineering Chemistry in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Department of Chemical Engineering and approved by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Dr. Erwin Buncel Scholarship in Organic Chemistry

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

Canadian Society for Chemistry Award

Given by the Canadian Society for Chemistry and awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Chemical Engineering to the student with the highest standing on the work of the third year in the Engineering Chemistry program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

R. I. Dorrance Memorial Scholarship

Given by the Engineering Society for highest standing in first year Chemistry.

Engineering Chemistry Industrial Scholarship

Established in February 2010 to recognize the industrial practice of engineering chemistry, as embodied by the DuPont Industrial Research Chair held by Dr. Warren Baker from 1985-1995 in the Department of Chemistry at Queen's. Awarded to a student entering the third year of the Engineering Chemistry program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of academic excellence in the second year of the Engineering Chemistry program, who does not hold a scholarship of greater value from Queen's University. Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of Applied Science, Department Head of Chemical Engineering and Chair of Undergraduate Studies.

Fluor Canada Ltd. Scholarship

Established in September 2009 by Fluor Canada Ltd. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to full-time students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents entering the third or fourth year of the Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarships) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

B. E. C. Joyce Memorial Award

Awarded to a student graduating in Chemical Engineering who, in the opinion of classmates and department staff, is the outstanding graduate in Chemical Engineering; book prize.

Solomon Lieff Prize in Physical Chemistry

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

Michele Mainland Memorial Medal in Chemical Engineering

Established in memory of Michele Mainland, B.Sc. 1997, by family, friends, and fellow students in recognition of Michele's efforts and courage. Awarded to a graduating Chemical Engineering student who, in the opinion of classmates and department staff, best exemplifies Michele's personal qualities: persistence and cheerfulness in the face of adversity, sense of adventure, tenacity, courage and helpfulness to others; medal.

Michele Mainland Memorial Scholarship in Chemical Engineering

Established in memory of Michele Mainland, B.Sc. 1997, by family, friends, and fellow students to honour Michele's love of learning and education. Two awards are given annually to Chemical Engineering students in second and third year with the highest overall standing on their year's work.

R. T. Mohan Undergraduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Established by the estate of R.T. Mohan and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering year three or year four in the Engineering Chemistry program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or Honours Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Selection will be based upon a nomination by the Department of Chemistry to the Faculty of Arts and Science, Awards Committee or by nomination from the Department of Chemical Engineering to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Operations Committee (Scholarships).

L. A. Munro Award in Engineering Chemistry

Established by Professor L.A. Munro, who for many years was a member of the Department of Chemistry at Queen's. The award is presented annually for general proficiency to a graduating student of the Engineering Chemistry program.

Susan Near Prize in Chemistry

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

William Wallace Near Scholarships

Established under terms of the will of W.W. Near of Toronto, for standing on year's work; one awarded to a student in each of Departments of Engineering Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Dr. William H. Nichols Prize in Analytical Chemistry

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

Society of Chemical Industry Student Merit Award

Established by the Canadian Section of the Society of Chemical Industry to encourage scientific education in the universities and to recognize student achievement in scientific fields. Awards are given to students with the highest standing in the final year in each of the four fields of chemical engineering, engineering chemistry, honours chemistry, and honours biochemistry, provided that they have first-class averages and have completed their program in the normal number of years. The award is a plaque bearing the crest of the Society of Chemical Industry and the winner's name, program, University and year.

E. T. Sterne Prize

Founded by Dr. E.T. Sterne and awarded annually to a student graduating in Chemical Engineering who has highest aggregate standing in Chemical Engineering subjects taken throughout undergraduate years.

M. Sullivan and Son Limited Scholarship

Established in December 2005 by the Sullivan family and awarded to a graduating student in Chemical Engineering or Engineering Chemistry in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of outstanding achievement for a research project in Chemistry. Selection will be made by the Departmental Awards Committee and approved by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Civil Engineering Specific Awards:

Isaac Cohen Scholarship

Given by Mr. Isaac Cohen for standing on year's work.  Open to candidates in Civil Engineering.

H. M. Edwards Memorial Award

Established by his family in memory of the late H.M. (Bert) Edwards, B.Sc. '44, MSCE (Purdue), faculty member of Civil Engineering 1946-1985, as a tribute to his outstanding contribution to the Civil Engineering Department and the Faculty. Awarded annually to the graduating student in Civil Engineering who, in the opinion of the Head of the Department and the Civil Engineering Scholarship Committee, has demonstrated notable proficiency in all fourth year courses.

Fifth Field Company Prize

Provided from funds accumulated by members of the unit since World War I. Awarded to a student in Civil Engineering standing highest in a third year course in hydraulics.

Fluor Canada Ltd. Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry awards.

Shirley C. Kennedy Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Established in November 2006 in memory of Shirley C. Kennedy, Arts 1940, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering.

C. W. Marshall Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a graduating student in Civil Engineering who, in the opinion of the instructors, has demonstrated notable proficiency in the field of structural engineering during third and fourth years and whose academic proficiency has not been identified by a General Proficiency Medal or other distinctive honour.

Edward Hugh McLellan Scholarship in Coastal Geotechniques

Established in memory of Edward Hugh McLellan, Sc.'80. Awarded annually to the Civil Engineering student with the highest aggregate standing in CIVL 341 and CIVL 451.

Edward Hugh McLellan Scholarship in Soil Mechanics

Established in memory of Edward Hugh McLellan, Sc.'80. Awarded annually to the Civil Engineering student with the highest standing in CIVL 340.

William Wallace Near Scholarships

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry awards.

Parsons Award in Geotechnical Engineering

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, in consultation with geotechnical engineering instructors, to a graduating student in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering (Geotechnical Option) who has demonstrated notable proficiency in the area of geotechnical engineering; bronze medal.

Howard Vance Memorial Book Prize

Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, in consultation with geotechnical engineering instructors, to a graduating student in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering (Geotechnical Option) who has demonstrated notable proficiency in the area of geotechnical engineering; bronze medal.

Alice Pierce Waddington Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Open to students in Civil Engineering specializing in building construction. Awarded on scholastic ability and attainment, integrity of character and purpose.

James Carrigan Walls Scholarship

Established in October 2012 in memory of James Carrigan Walls, BSc (Civil Engineering) 1982, by Stephen Sorensen, BCom 1976.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students in any year of the Civil Engineering plan in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference given to students whose address at the time of admission was within Kingston, Ontario.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Operations Committee (Scholarships).

Martin Wolff Memorial Prize

Established by Dr. A.R. Bader in memory of Martin Wolff, for standing on year's work. Open to candidates in Civil Engineering.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Specific Awards:

CMC Electronics Scholarship

Established by the Canadian Marconi Company, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student with high academic standing in the third year of an Electrical or Computer Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Fluor Canada Ltd. Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry awards.

Ingenium Group/Joe Dominik Scholarship

Established in May 2005 by the Ingenium Group in memory of Joe Dominik, a Queen's alumnus and local Kingston Architect. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time student entering the third year of study in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

D. M. Jemmett Award

Awarded to a student graduating from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department who has achieved the highest average in Electrical Engineering courses of all years. Average is based on marks of final examinations and not on results of any repeated courses.

Thomas F. LaPierre Award

Awarded annually to a graduating student from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department who has achieved the highest honours standing in the program.

Ho Ming Tai Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family in memory of Ho Ming Tai, Sci '83, who died tragically when Korean Air Lines Flight 007 was shot down on 1 September 1983. Awarded on the basis of standing in first year to an international student who is studying Electrical Engineering or Computing Engineering on a student authorization or a student visa and is subject to the payment of higher tuition fees. The scholarship will be renewed in the third and in the fourth years provided honours standing is maintained.

George Thomas Warren Scholarship in Computer Engineering

Established in October 2000 by Mrs. Evelyn Warren, in memory of her husband, George Thomas Warren, B.Sc.(Eng.) 1938. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to full-time students entering second year of the Computer Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Geological Engineering Specific Awards:

AECOM Canada Ltd. Scholarship in Geological Engineering

Established by Gartner Lee Limited, and awarded to a student entering the fourth year of either the Geotechnical or Geo-environmental Option of the Geological Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The recipient will be the student who in the judgment of the Head of the Department, in consultation with appropriate instructors, meets satisfactory academic standards, and combines qualities of character, leadership and reliability. If there is no suitable recipient entering fourth year, the scholarship may be awarded to a student entering third year.

Manley B. Baker Scholarships in Geology

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

Leonard G. Berry Memorial Award

The terms for this award are cross listed withautomatic Arts and Science, Geology awards.

J. J. Denny Memorial Scholarship in Geological Engineering

Established from the sale of gold nuggets donated by Mrs. J.J. Denny in memory of James Denny, M.Sc.'21, and awarded on the basis of academic performance in the second year to two students entering the third year of a program in Geological Engineering. The scholarships are awarded on the recommendation of the department and students entering fourth year may be chosen if there are no suitable candidates entering third year.

J. Allan Donaldson Prize in Geology

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Geology awards

Endeavour Silver Corp. Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Geological Sciences awards

J. E. Hawley Memorial Scholarship in Geological Sciences

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

Thayer Lindsley Book Prize

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

Joan M. Lund Memorial Award

Established by the family and friends of Joan M. Lund, a geophysics student in the Department of Geological Sciences at the time of her death. Awarded in the fourth year of either the Applied Geophysics option, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, or the B.Sc. (Honours, Geological Sciences) with Physics program, Faculty of Arts and Science, who has contributed most to the geophysics program in the previous years. The recipient will be decided by the Chairs of the Applied Science and Arts and Science Curriculum and Liaison committees in consultation with the student members of those committees.

A. J. McNab Scholarship

Given by Mr. A.J. McNab, this scholarship is awarded for standing in APSC 151 to a student with no failed courses. Open to students proceeding in Geological or Mining Engineering.

P. E. Newbury Prize in Geological Sciences

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

O'Connor Associates Award in Geotechnical Engineering

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Civil Engineering awards.

Parsons Scholarship in Geological Engineering

Established by Parsons Canada Ltd. and awarded to a student entering the third year of the Geological Engineering program Geo-environmental Option. Selection will be based on a strong academic record, a keen interest in environmental issues, and participation in student activities.

Major James H. Rattray, M.C., Scholarship in Geological Sciences or Geological Engineering

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

Carl Reinhardt Scholarship

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

WAMIC Scholarship

Established in October 2010 by the Women’s Association of the Mining Industry of Canada Foundation and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering year four in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining or the Geological Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Operations Committees (Scholarship).

William E. White Scholarship in Geological Science and Geological Engineering

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

Morley E. Wilson Scholarship in Geological Sciences

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

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Mathematics and Engineering Specific Awards:

William and Beatrice Alder Scholarships

Awarded annually to students entering the second year of the Mathematics and Engineering program or the Engineering Physics program who have obtained First Class standing. Two awards are available.

N. F. Dupuis Prize

Founded by Science graduates, for standing in Mathematics.

Les Gulko Award

Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to a student entering the third year of the Mathematics and Engineering program, based on academic performance in the second year. At the discretion of the Department, the award may be divided equally between two qualified candidates.

Wm. Roy Hardick Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Mathematics and Statistics awards.

Nellie and Ralph Jeffery Awards in Mathematics

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Mathematics and Statistics awards.

Annie Bentley Lillie Prizes in First Year Calculus

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Mathematics and Statistics awards.

Annie Bentley Lillie Prize in Mathematics

Awarded to a graduating student in Mathematics and Engineering who has the highest average on courses in mathematics in the final year; book prize.

Marion and Arthur Wonnacott Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, Mathematics and Statistics awards.

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Mechanical and Materials Engineering Specific Awards:

Joseph Abramsky Prize

Founded in memory of Joseph Abramsky by his sons, for standing on year's work. Open to candidates in Mechanical Engineering.

American Society for Metals Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering (Kingston)

Established by the Kingston Chapter of the American Society for Metals to provide an annual scholarship to a full-time student entering the third year of the Materials Option in the Mechanical Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Awarded to the student with the highest cumulative average.

L. M. Arkley Prize

Founded by the Scots Run Fuel Corporation of Morgantown, W.Va., in recognition of Professor Arkley's interest in the proper methods of purchasing, analyzing and burning Coal. Awarded to a fourth year Mechanical Engineering student, or group of students, who submits the best paper, supported by an oral presentation, on a subject of the students' choice and with the approval of the Mechanical Engineering Department. Selection will be made by the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Colin T. Bayne Memorial Award

Founded by the Class of Mechanical Engineering '76 and friends in memory of Colin Thomas Watson Bayne, B.Sc.'76. Awarded to the graduating Mechanical Engineering student who, in the opinion of the Department, has shown most proficiency in innovative design.

Kenneth B. Carruthers Scholarship

Founded in memory of Major K.B. Carruthers, B.Sc., for standing on year's work. Open to candidates in Mechanical Engineering.

George Christie Design Awards

Established by J.G. Parrett, B.Sc. '89, W.R. Sherwin, B.Sc. '89 in memory of the late George Christie. The awards are presented to individual students or groups of students in Mechanical Engineering on the basis of their performance in the area of design and product modification in their fourth year Mechanical Engineering Design Project. The selection of award winners will be made by the Department.

Conn-Gilbert Award

To be awarded to a Mechanical Engineering student, in the year in which the student graduates, who has the highest average on the core courses in Thermodynamic; bronze medal and certificate.

CSME Gold Medal

Awarded by the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering to the student graduating in Mechanical Engineering who has achieved the highest overall cumulative average in 2nd, 3rd and 4th years.

Charles W. Drury Scholarship

The will of C.W. Drury, B.Sc. 1909, provides for this scholarship. Open to students entering third or fourth year of the Materials Option in Mechanical Engineering. Awarded on recommendation of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering mainly for academic excellence but consideration will be given for evidence of additional traits desirable in a professional engineer.

Lorne C. Elder Scholarship in Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Established in April 2006 by Lorne C. Elder, B.Sc. 1942, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the second, third, or fourth year of the Mechanical and Materials Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Value: Number and Value to be determined annually by the Faculty.

Fluor Canada Ltd. Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry awards.

John Deere Foundation of Canada Scholarship in Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Commerce

Established in December 2003 by the John Deere Foundation of Canada and awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the final year of the Mechanical Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or to a student entering the final year of the Commerce program in the School of Business. The award will be presented to a student in Mechanical Engineering in even-numbered years and to a student in Commerce in odd-numbered years.

J. Nelson Gibson, B.Sc. Memorial Prize

Awarded by Department of Mechanical Engineering to student entering fourth year Mechanical Engineering; consideration given to academic status and need.

Willard G. Henry Memorial Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Established by the family, friends, colleagues and students of the late Dr. Willard Geldard Henry, Professor of Metallurgical Engineering 1962-1981, Head of Department 1977-1981, as a tribute to his outstanding contribution of metallurgical science, his excellence as a teacher and above all, his concern for his fellow man. The scholarship is awarded in the fall on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, following consultation with departmental colleagues and students, to a student registered in the fourth year of the Materials Option in Mechanical Engineering on the basis of scholarship, character, industry and contribution to furthering the well-being of the student body. On occasion the scholarship may be given to an exceptional student registered in the third year of the above program.

James Hickey Memorial Prize

Established by Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hickey, Marmora, Ontario, in memory of their son, James Hickey, for standing in Mechanical Engineering 213.

Ian Joseph MacDonald Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Founded in memory of Dr. Ian J. MacDonald, Sc. '54, and awarded to the Mechanical Engineering student completing second year with the highest aggregate mark in the courses in Statistics, Kinematics, Dynamics, and Solid Mechanics. A certificate accompanies the award.

Clifton Campbell MacKinnon and Barbara Claire Adsit MacKinnon Prize in Mechanical Engineering

Established by the family of the late C.C. MacKinnon, Science '36. Awarded to the second year Mechanical Engineering student with the highest standing on the year's work.

Kogi Lon Mayell Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Kogi Lon Mayell, B.Sc.'91, by his family and friends and awarded on the basis of academic performance to a student entering the final year of the Mechanical Engineering program. The recipient should also be involved in student affairs, sports, and other extracurricular activities and show a willingness to assist fellow students.

Glen Chandler Milbourne Memorial Scholarship

Established by his family, friends and colleagues to perpetuate the values Glen demonstrated during his time at Queen's. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic performance to a student graduating from the Materials option in Mechanical Engineering who best exemplifies Glen's interpersonal and communication skills, his dedication to teamwork and sportsmanship and his interest and proficiency in the metallurgical profession. In the case of students being equally eligible, preference will be given to a student who is continuing to graduate studies in the Materials and Metallurgical program at Queen's. The selection is made by the Head of the Department in consultation with faculty and students.

Michael Moziar Scholarship

Established in December 2011 by Michael Moziar, B.Sc.(Mech. Eng), 1962, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering second, third or fourth year in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  Preference will be given to students from the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

W. T. Pound Engineering Design Award

Established in memory of William Thomas Pound, who graduated from Queen's University in Mechanical Engineering in 1929 and awarded to a third year student upon completion of MECH 323 and MECH 324 (Design I and Design II). The award is directed to the individual who has demonstrated an exceptional understanding of machine design principles, and an outstanding aptitude for creative and innovative design.

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Mining Engineering Specific Awards:

Applied Rock Mechanics Scholarship

Established in January 2012 by Jamie Archibald and the Rock Mechanics Group of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining to honour those in the mining industry who strive to augment rock mechanics training and enhance the safety of all who participate in this industry.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student in the fourth year thesis course in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, who has submitted a thesis that relates to practical applications of rock mechanics principles in mining, or to development of fundamental applications of rock mechanics practice that may advance studies of enhanced mine safety.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Operations Committee (Awards).

Alan Bauer Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering

Established by friends, colleagues and students of Alan Bauer, former Head of the Department of Mining Engineering, as a tribute to his outstanding contributions in teaching and research to the department. Awarded on the recommendation of the Head of the Department to fourth year graduating students in Mining Engineering at Queen's. Two awards will be made annually for the thesis presentation component of course MINE 434. Awards will be presented on the basis of technical content and presentation skills.

Drilling and Blasting Scholarship

Established in October 2012 by Jamie Archibald and the Rock Mechanics Group of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining to honour those in the mining industry who strive to augment explosives technology training and enhance the safety of all who participate in explosives applications within this industry.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence in MINE 321 (Drilling and Blasting) to students entering year four in the Mining Engineering program in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Operations Committee (Awards).

Kenneth B. Carruthers Scholarship

Founded in memory of Major K.B. Carruthers, B.Sc., for standing on year's work. Open to candidates in Mining Engineering.

J. J. Denny Memorial Scholarship

Founded by Mrs. J. J. Denny and by the Classes of Science '03-'06 and other friends of James Denny, M.Sc.'21, for standing on year's work. On the recommendation of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University, two awards are made, one in the mining option and the other in the mineral processing option, with preference given to students in their second year.

J. C. Gwillim Prize

Awarded for standing on year's work to candidates in Mining Engineering.

Kostuik Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established by Anne and John Kostuik, B.Sc. Eng. '34, and awarded on the basis of academic standing to one student entering the third year and one student entering the final year of the Mining Engineering program.

F. K. McKean, Science '40, Prize in Mining Engineering

Established by the McKean family in memory of Fleetwood K. McKean, Science '40. Awarded to the student in Mining Engineering who best demonstrates good written communication in the final year thesis. Selection will be made by the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University.

A. J. McNab Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Geological Engineering awards.

Modular Mining Systems Scholarships

Established in April 2012 by Modular Mining Systems and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to an undergraduate student entering second or third year in the Mining Engineering Option of the Mining Program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and to an undergraduate student entering second or third year in the Mining-Mechanical Option of the Mining Program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Operations Committee (Scholarship).

L. J. Patterson Prize in Mine Management

Founded by Lewis J. Patterson, retired President of Quebec Cartier Mining Company, who taught management within the Mining Engineering Department for 10 years. Awarded, on the recommendation of the Head of the Department, to a student graduating in Mining Engineering who has obtained the highest combined standing in fourth year mine management courses.

Frank S. Pichler Memorial Scholarship

Established in April 2012 by Sheryl Pichler in memory of her husband Frank S. Pichler, B.Sc.(Eng) 1983.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering third or fourth year in the Robert M Buchan Department of Mining.  Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Polycorp Ltd./Kumar Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established in April 2007 by Polycorp Ltd. in recognition of Polycorp Ltd.'s Manager, Mining Products, Pramod Kumar, P.Eng. and in memory of his father, Dr. Jiwan Lal Gupta. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering second, third or fourth year of the Mining Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Major James H. Rattray, M. C., Prize in Mining

Founded by Major J.H. Rattray, M.C., for general proficiency in Mining. Aptitude as well as academic standing will be taken into account in making the award.

Rock Mechanics Achievement Scholarship

Established in January 2012 by James F. Archibald and the Rock Mechanics Group of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence in the third year course in Applied Rock Mechanics to a student entering the fourth year in Mining Engineering in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Operations Committee (Awards).

Alvin Craig Ross Memorial Scholarships

Established in memory of Alvin Craig Ross by his father, Mr. A.H. Ross, B.Sc. (Eng) '36. One scholarship is awarded annually on the completion of the second year and one on the completion of the third year, to candidates enrolled in Mining Engineering, who are Canadian citizens resident in Canada who have demonstrated an interest in the field of extractive metallurgy and have expressed an intention of making a career in the mining industry in Canada. Selection is based on academic standing, character, personal initiative and industry, and reliability.

Robert F. Segsworth Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Awarded at the beginning of the second year of the Mining Engineering program for general proficiency and renewable in the third and fourth years, provided satisfactory standing is maintained.

Sherritt International Corporation Prize in Mining Engineering

Awarded for combined standing in courses MINE 325 and MINE 444.

Robert E. Smith Memorial Scholarship in Mining Engineering

Established by the family and friends of Robert Evan Smith, a Queen's Mining Engineer, who died in a tragic mining accident shortly after graduation in 1984. Awarded to a full-time Canadian student entering the third or fourth year. The recipient will be one who conscientiously contributes to all aspects of university life, while maintaining good academic standing and who exhibits cheerful enthusiasm and a positive attitude towards the Mining Engineering program and the mining industry in general. Financial need will also be taken into consideration, as well the recipient's personality and compassion towards fellow students. Selection will be made by the Head of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University in consultation with appropriate instructors.

WAMIC Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Geological Engineering awards.

E. B. Wilson Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering

Established by family, friends, colleagues and students of the late Edward B. Wilson, Professor of Mining Engineering 1964-1983, as a tribute to his outstanding contribution to the Mining Department and excellence as a teacher. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the Department to the fourth year Mining Engineering student producing the highest rated undergraduate thesis on a topic involving operations research or computer applications in Mining.

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Engineering Physics Specific Awards:

William and Beatrice Alder Scholarships

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Engineering and Applied Science, Mathematics and Engineering awards.

Orville and Carmel Brown Scholarship

Established by Orville and Carmel Brown and awarded to a student in any year of the Engineering Physics program on the basis of academic excellence. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, and if possible, a resident of Lennox and Addington, Frontenac or Leeds and Grenville counties.

Harold M. Cave Scholarship in Experimental Physics

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

Harold Arthur Cohen Book Prize in Engineering Physics

Established by the family in memory of Harold Arthur Cohen, B.A. 1928, B.Sc. 1930 (Engineering Physics). Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of Engineering Physics who shows the most promise for inventiveness and discovery in Engineering Physics, as determined by the Chair of the Engineering Physics program.

Engineering Physics Design Award

Awarded to the graduating student in Engineering Physics whose Engineering Physics thesis is judged, by the examiners, to be the best on the basis of design, engineering content, innovation and presentation.

John A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship

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

H. Janzen Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of H. Janzen who taught in the Department of Physics at Queen's until his death in 1988. Awarded annually to the student entering the second year of the Engineering Physics program who attained the highest standing in the first year physics courses in Applied Science.

Christopher Petrie Memorial Prize in Physics

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

Queen's C.A.P. Prize Examination Award

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

Carl Reinhardt Scholarship in Physics

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

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