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Automatic Awards for Arts and 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 Arts and Science:

Gordon and Myrtle Adams Scholarships

Established by John Gordon Adams, 15 awards shall be presented annually to outstanding students who have completed the first two years of a B.A. (Honours) degree program.

Alumni Advisory Committee Scholarship

Awarded annually on the basis of high academic standing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the end of the penultimate year of the honours program.

Arts/Commerce '44 Scholarship

Established by members of the class of Arts/Commerce '44 on the occasion of their 50th reunion in grateful recognition of the life-long value of their Queen's experience. To be awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Science and the School of Business in alternate years to a student who is of high academic standing entering either third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Commerce program, and who does not hold an award of equal or greater value from Queen's University.

Diana Blake Memorial Book Prize

A memorial book prize established by the Alumni and Alumnae Associations of Queen's in memory of the late Diana Blake, who was Assistant Chief Librarian at Queen's and Vice-President of the Alumni Association at the time of her death in February, 1975. To be awarded upon graduation to a student in the faculty of Arts and Science, Engineering and Applied Science or the School of Business, who has attained at least second class standing and who has made a significant contribution to campus life.

Robert Bruce Scholarship

In the Faculty of Arts and Science two scholarships are awarded at the end of the first year to the students who have achieved the highest and second highest standing in the regular examinations of that year. The scholarships are renewable in the third and fourth years provided that the recipients are registered as full time in the Faculty of Arts and Science and that satisfactory standing is maintained.

Dean's Special Awards in the Faculty of Arts and Science

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering second, third, or fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Eliza Fitzgerald Prize

Given in acknowledgment of the contribution made to secondary school education in Ontario by Miss Eliza Fitzgerald, Arts 1884, one of the first women graduates of Queen's University. Awarded to the woman student who is deemed to have the highest overall standing at the end of the second year.

R. W. Leonard Penultimate Year Scholarships

The awards are made as follows: 1. Two scholarships are awarded annually at the end of the third year to the students who have made the highest standing throughout the first three years in each of the honours B.A. and honours B.Sc. programs.; 2. Two scholarships are awarded annually at the end of the third year to the students who have made the second-highest standing throughout the first three years in each of the honours B.A. and honours B.Sc. programs.

Geneva Misener Scholarship in Social Sciences

Established by Dr. Geneva Misener, M.A. 1899, and awarded annually to the female student with the highest standing for work completed in the third year of a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program concentrating in the social sciences.

John and Elizabeth Murray Scholarships

Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering the second-, third-, or fourth-year of a B.Sc.(Honours) program in the Faculty of Arts and Science, who does not hold other scholarships offered by Queen's University of higher value in that academic year. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Queen's Appeal Undergraduate Scholarship

Sixteen scholarships are funded by contributions to the Queen's Appeal Campaign, 1984-1989. Awarded on the recommendation of the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science to students with high academic standing who have completed one or more years in the Faculty of Arts and Science and are entering second, third or fourth years of the Faculty.

James H. Rattray Scholarships in Science

Established by Major James H. Rattray, M. C. Awarded annually to students entering the second, third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Science (Honours) program who do not hold other awards of higher value.

Helen McLeod Reeve Scholarship

Established by Mr. D.I. McLeod of Toronto, who was a graduate of Arts 1908 and for many years a member of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University. Awarded to the woman student entering fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Science, who is deemed to have the highest standing in the work of the preceding year.

Harry S. Southam Scholarship

Established in May 2009 by the estate of Janet Southam MacTavish Ritchie in memory of her father Harry S. Southam, LL.D. 1948. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering second, third or fourth year of a B.Sc. (Hons.) program in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Mark R. Wilson Awards

The Mark R. Wilson Award is the highest tribute the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society may pay to an Arts and Science student for valuable and distinguished service to the University in non-athletic extra-curricular activities.  Formerly the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society Award, the award was renamed to honour Mark R. Wilson, ArtSci 1999, who was tragically killed in July 1998.  Mark was a remarkable student who contributed extensively to Queen's via his involvement in ASUS.  The recipient of this award is presented with a plaque at the Society Annual General Meeting. 

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Awards for Part-Time and Summer Arts and Science Students:

Curtis Memorial Foundation Prize

Founded in memory of the late J.T. Curtis of Ottawa.  Awarded to the part-time student, graduating with the second highest standing.

H. W. Curran Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association to honour Dr. H.W. Curran, the Director of University Extension from 1952 until 1970, and the Director of the Summer School from 1953 until 1970. Awarded each year in October to the undergraduate student registered for the first time in the Summer Term in a degree program, who obtains the highest mark in a degree-credit course.

Kathleen L. Healey Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association in grateful recognition of the friendly counsel given so generously to extension and summer students by Miss Kathleen L. Healey, the Permanent Secretary Treasurer of the Queen's Summer School Association and the Assistant Director of University Extension from 1943 until 1970. Awarded in October to the part-time student graduating with the highest standing.

J. Carl King Scholarship

Established by J. Carl King, B.A.(Hons.) 1944 and awarded each year in October on the basis of high academic standing to a part-time student or students in a Humanities program (with preference to a student majoring in English) who has completed at least 60 units.

W. T. MacClement Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association in memory of Dr. W.T. MacClement, the first Director of the Summer School. Four prizes are awarded in October to the part-time undergraduate students achieving the highest standing in four courses taken in Summer Term: two humanities courses (with preference to a student in a history or philosophy course) and  two social science courses (with a preference to a student in a geography or psychology course).

Matheson Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association. This prize is in honour of the late Dean John Matheson who was at one time supervisor of extension work. He also was from 1939 until 1943 Director of the Summer School. Throughout his career he was an ardent believer in extension courses, friend and counsellor of many generations of students. Awarded in October to the part-time undergraduate student achieving the highest standing in a social science course taken in the Summer Term (with preference to a student in an economics course).

McNeil Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association to honour the late Dr. W.E. McNeil, former Vice-Principal and Treasurer of Queen's University, a wise friend and counsellor to Summer School executives.  Awarded in October to the part-time undergraduate student achieving the highest standing in a humanities course taken in the Summer Term (with preference to a student in an English course).

Tracy Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association to honour H.L. Tracy, former Director of the Summer School, Queen's University. Awarded in October to the part-time undergraduate student achieving the second-highest standing in a humanities course taken in the Summer Term (with preference to a student in an English course).

Wallace Prize

Founded by the Queen's University Summer School Association in honour of the late Dr. Robert C. Wallace, Principal of Queen's University from 1936 to 1951. Awarded in October to the part-time undergraduate student achieving the highest standing in a humanities course taken in the Summer Term (with preference to a student in a religious studies course).

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Art History Specific Awards:

Alfred Bader Scholarship in Art History

Established by A.R. Bader (Science '45), Ph.D. (Harvard). Awarded to the student with the highest standing in an Art History concentration, entering the fourth year of an Art History Honours program, who has completed or undertaken to complete at least two courses in Baroque Art as part of his or her degree program with particular emphasis on Northern Baroque painting.

Janet Braide Book Prize in Art History

Established in memory of Janet Braide, Canadian art historian and author. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a student achieving high standing in the final year of an Art History Honours concentration, who has also some record of service in the visual arts, either within the University or to the community at large.

Wallace Near Prize in Art History

Founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department at the end of the second year to a student achieving the highest standing in courses in art history in the first and second years.

Milada Svaton Neumann Award

Established by a gift from John Churchill Clark in memory of Milada Svaton Neumann, respected international collector of art. Awarded annually to the student with the highest standing in Art History in the third year of a B.A.(Honours) program in the Department of Art.

Frances K. Smith Scholarship in Art History

Established in October 2003 by Frances K. Smith, B.A. '56, and family. Mrs. Smith is passionate about the arts, and has been a supporter of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Kingston. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering fourth year with a concentration in Art History in a B.A.(Hons) program in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Preference will be given to a student who has completed or is currently undertaking to complete at least two courses in Canadian Art as part of their degree program.

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Biochemistry Specific Awards:

Craine Professor Scholarship

Established in March 2009 by Glenville Jones, Craine Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, to recognize student achievement in the undergraduate Biochemistry program. Awarded to one graduating student in Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a Subject of Specialization in Biochemistry and one graduating student in Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a Major in Biochemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence.

Society of Chemical Industry Student Merit Award

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

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Biology Specific Awards:

David T. Canvin Prize in Plant Physiology

Established by friends and colleagues in honour of David T. Canvin, B.S.A., M.Sc.(Manitoba), Ph.D. (Purdue), on the occasion of his retirement. Dr. Canvin joined the Department of Biology in 1965 and served as Department Head from 1980-84 and Dean of Graduate Studies from 1984-89. Awarded to the student with the highest academic standing in the Plant Physiology course in the Department of Biology.

William I. Chisholm Scholarship in Biology

Founded by Regina Chisholm in memory of William Chisholm. Awarded on the basis of work in the first two years to a student who is enrolled in a B.Sc. program with a concentration in Biology. To qualify, a student must have taken, or be registered in, at least six courses in biology during the first three years of study.

Helen Arliss Denyes Scholarships

Established by Bessie G. Vair in memory of her daughter, Helen Arliss Denyes, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students, preferably women, entering the final year of a Biology program.

Karen Huntley Memorial Award

Established by family and friends in memory of Karen Huntley, an undergraduate student in Biology who died in May 1990. Awarded to a student in an Honours Biology or an Environmental Science SSP Biology degree program who will be doing a field course or field research at Queen's University Biology Station or at another site in conservation, environmental biology or sustainable forestry. This award will support expenses incurred at the field site. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee based upon nomination from the Department of Biology.

Arthur Louden Scholarship in Biology

Established by the late Frances Drover Louden in memory of her husband Arthur Louden, B.A. (Hon.) '30. Two scholarships awarded to the students entering the fourth year of a BSCH Major or BSCH SSP in Biology, who have achieved the highest, and second highest overall academic standing but do not have an award of higher value.

W. T. MacClement Memorial Prize

Given by graduates in memory of William Thomas MacClement, formerly the John Roberts Allan Professor of Biology at Queen's University at Kingston. Awarded annually to the first-year student making the second-highest standing in either BIOL 101 or 200.

Fran and Tom McClung Scholarship in Biology

Founded by Fran and Tom McClung in recognition of academic excellence. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department to an outstanding student entering the fourth year of a B.Sc. Honours program in Biology.

Alexander and Cora Munn Summer Research Award

Established in April 2001 by Alexander Munn, B.A. 1942 (History and Economics), and Cora Munn, B.A. 1972 (French and English), to support students of Conservation Biology in full-time summer positions in a research environment at the Queen's University Biological Station. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students in year three or four in an Honours program in Biology, who aspire to pursue studies in conservation biology and environmental preservation. Preference will be given to students with an interest in woodlot and wildlife conservation. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee based on the recommendation from the Department of Biology.

Wallace Near Prize in Biology

Founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a student entering the third year of an honours program with a concentration in Biology, who has completed at least three biology courses.

Ann Eliza Stafford Prize in Biology

Given by T.T. Bower, M.B.E. of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in memory of his mother, Ann Eliza Stafford (1847-88) of Lyndhurst, Ontario. Awarded annually to the first-year student making the highest standing in either BIOL 101 or 200.

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Chemistry Specific Awards:

Alfred Bader Scholarship in Chemistry

Established by A.R. Bader, M.Sc. (Queen's), Ph.D. (Harvard). Awarded in October to a student in the Faculty of Arts and Science or in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has registered in the fourth year and obtained the highest grade in CHEM 311* or 345*.

Dr. Erwin Buncel Scholarship in Organic Chemistry

Established in September 2008 by the family of Dr. Erwin Buncel, a distinguished professor of organic chemistry in the Department of Chemistry since 1962, in memory of Ignacz, Irena and Marta Buncel. Awarded to a student in an Honours Chemistry or Environmental Chemistry program (Faculty of Arts and Science), or Engineering Chemistry program (Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science), entering third year with the highest combined average standing in either CHEM 222* and CHEM 223* (Arts and Science), or CHEM 222* and CHEM 245* (Applied Science).

Canadian Society for Chemistry Award

Given by the Canadian Society for Chemistry and awarded on the recommendation of the Chemistry Department to the student with the highest standing on the work of the third year in a program leading to an Honours B.Sc. in Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Richard M. Dale Scholarship

Established by the family, friends, and his former instructors in honour of Richard M. Dale, a distinguished graduate of Queen's University and an outstanding scholar until his death in 1982. Awarded annually to the student entering second year in a program offered by the Departments of Physics or Chemistry with the highest combined standing in PHYS 104 and CHEM 112.

Solomon Lieff Prize in Physical Chemistry

Established in memory of the late Solomon Lieff, Arts 1946, by Mr. and Mrs. I. Lieff, Montreal, and the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation of Queen's University. Awarded annually to the student obtaining the highest average standing in CHEM 212* and either CHEM 221* or 244*.

Arthur Louden Scholarship in Chemistry

Established by the late Frances Drover Louden in memory of her husband Arthur Louden, B.A. (Hon.) '30. Awarded to a student entering the third year of the B.Sc. program with a concentration in Chemistry based on the subjects of the concentration taken in the first and second years of the program, who does not have an award of higher value.

R. T. Mohan Undergraduate Scholarships in Chemistry

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

Robert Y. Moir Scholarship

Established by family, friends and former students as a memorial to Professor Robert Y. Moir, a dedicated teacher of Chemistry for over 40 years. Awarded to a student who has registered in the third year of a B.Sc.(Hons.) program in Chemistry and has high academic standing in the courses required for the concentration.

Susan Near Prize in Chemistry

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Two prizes to be awarded, one to the student in Arts and Science with the highest standing in CHEM 397, and one to the student in Applied Science with the highest standing in CHEM 398* or 399*, provided that the mark obtained in each case is at least 80 per cent.

Dr. William H. Nichols Prize in Analytical Chemistry

Founded by Mr. C. Walter Nichols in memory of his father, Dr. William H. Nichols. Awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Arts and Science or in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has attained the highest standing in CHEM 213*.

Dr. William H. Nichols Prize in Chemistry 112

Founded by Mr. C. Walter Nichols in memory of his father, Dr. William H. Nichols. Awarded annually to a student attaining high standing in CHEM 112.

Walter MacFarlane Smith Prize in Chemistry

Established by friends of Walter MacFarlane Smith in recognition of his many contributions to Queen's University. Awarded annually to a graduating Honours Chemistry student in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of outstanding achievement for a research project in CHEM 497.

Walter MacFarlane Smith Scholarship

Established by the family, friends and former students as a memorial to Professor Walter MacFarlane Smith. Awarded in the fall to a student in the B.Sc.(Hons.) program in Chemistry, in the Faculty of Arts and Science, who has registered in the fourth year and has obtained the highest average in CHEM.313* and 322*.

M. Sullivan and Son Limited Scholarship

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

Society of Chemical Industry Student Merit Award

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

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Classics Specific Awards:

Flossie May Bogart Scholarship

Founded by the late Mrs. I.C. Bogart of Kingston in memory of her daughter, Flossie May Bogart. The award is made to a student of outstanding ability and promise in GREK 112 or 208 who is continuing to a program of concentration offered by the Department of Classics.

J. Herbert Cameron Scholarship in Classics

Made available by the late Edith Cameron, B.A. 1915, in memory of her husband, J. Herbert Cameron, B.A. 1913, M.A. 1917, gold medalist in Greek and in Latin. Awarded annually to the student who at the end of the first year is deemed to have the highest standing in Classical Studies and is continuing in one of the programs of concentration offered by the Department of Classics. If these conditions cannot be met, the scholarship can be awarded at the discretion of the Department of Classics to another student in the department.

Barbara Escott and John LeRoy Memorial Scholarships

Established by friends and family in memory of Barbara Escott and John LeRoy. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a full-time student in second, third or fourth year of a B.A.(Honours) program in English or Classical Studies. Awarded to a student in English in even years and to a student in Classical Studies in odd years.

Anna May MacIntyre Scholarship

Established by the late Anna May MacIntyre, B.A. '29. Awarded annually to the student who at the end of the second year has attained the highest standing in not less than two Latin courses. To be eligible for the scholarship a student must have first-class standing and continue to be registered in a Latin concentration in the Department of Classics. If in any year there is no such candidate, the scholarship may be awarded to a student in Classical Studies.

Maclennan Prize in Greek

Founded by the late Hon. James Maclennan, LL.D., of Toronto. This prize is awarded at the discretion of the Department of Classics to a promising student in Greek.

Frederica McCulloch Award in Latin

Founded by the late Andrew McCulloch, M.A., of Thorold, and awarded as a prize for the student who has attained the highest standing in LATN 110.

Frederica McCulloch Scholarship

Founded by the late Andrew McCulloch, M.A., of Thorold, and awarded as a scholarship normally at the end of the second year on the standing attained thus far in two or more Latin courses.

Wallace Near Prizes in Classics

Founded by the late W. W. Near, Esq., of Toronto, and awarded to: 1.  the student who has the highest standing in CLST 101; 2. the student who has the highest standing in CLST 129; 3. the student who has the highest standing in Greek or Latin, normally at the end of the third year of a B.A. (Honors) program

Marc D. Rigby Scholarships in Classical Studies

Established in July 2011 by the estate of Marc D. Rigby, B.Sc.(Eng) 1992, B.A. (Hons.) Classical Studies 1997. Two scholarships to be awarded annually by the Department of Classics on the basis of academic excellence to students who have taken Classics courses. One prize is for a student entering year 2, 3, or 4 in any concentration of Classical Studies (Latin, Greek or Classical Studies), and the other is for a student not registered in a Bachelor of Arts program who has taken a 2nd or 3rd year course in Latin, Greek or Classical Studies.

Mary E. Staples Award

Established by her son, John Malcolm, Arts 1953, in memory of Mary E. Staples, Arts 1914. Awarded annually, at the discretion of the Classics Department, to a student who has done first class work in Vergil and/or Horace.

Herman Tracy Book Prize in Classics

Established in honour of Herman L. Tracy, B.A., Ph.D., former head of the Department of Classics: a book prize to be awarded to a graduating student with the highest standing in the Department of Classics.

John D. B. Walton, Arts '45 Scholarship

Established by John D.B. Walton, Arts '45, and awarded to a student in a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program with a concentration in Greek or Latin, who has achieved the highest standing at the end of his or her third year and who has successfully completed a minimum of two classical language courses, one at the 200 level, and one at the 300 level, or both at the 300 level.

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Computing Specific Awards:

Doug Bellinger Scholarship in Biomedical Computing

Established by Doug Bellinger, B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) 1988. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering fourth year with a subject of specialization in Biomedical Computing in the School of Computing. Selection will be made by the School of Computing.

EMS Technologies Scholarship

Established by E.M.S. Technologies Inc. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a third-year student registered in the School of Computing in a Software Design subject of specialization degree program. The recipient may be offered a summer job with E.M.S. Technologies Inc.; acceptance of the job is not a condition of this scholarship. Selection will be made by the School of Computing.

George Thomas Warren Scholarship in Computing Science

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 a program in the School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Drama Specific Awards:

William Angus Award in Drama

Presented to the student who in the opinion of the Head of the Department has made the most significant contribution during the year to Drama at Queen's. This award is the gift of the Faculty Players and the Department of Drama and is offered annually by the Department of Drama in honour of Dr. William Angus, mentor and guiding spirit of the Drama Guild from 1938-1963.

Department of Drama Production Award

Established in October 2002 by the Department of Drama and awarded to a student or students deemed by the department to have made an outstanding contribution to the design and production activities of the Drama Department.

Edythe Zacks Millman Prize in the Performing Arts

Established by Edythe Zacks Millman, B.A. 1939, a member of the Drama Guild, the Kingston Drama Group and various other theatrical organizations. Edythe has a great love of musical comedies and has remained active in the world of theatre through her participation in the local communities in Kingston and Naples, Florida. Awarded on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Drama to a graduating student for extraordinary achievement in the area of performance.

Susan Near Prize in Drama

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded by recommendation of the Department on the work done in drama courses during the second year.

Herbert and Stella Overton Award in Drama

Established by their daughter, Isabel Bader, and awarded to students who have completed their third year and are nominated by the Department on the basis of outstanding achievement in production activity in a non-major departmental production.

Rob Robertson Prize in Dramatic Literature and Theatre History

Awarded to the graduating student in a Drama program who has achieved the highest average in the equivalent of four full courses. For application details, including requisite courses, please consult the Department of Drama.

J. C. W. Saxton Prize in Playwriting

Established in memory of John Saxton, actor, writer, teacher, and Faculty member of the Department of Drama, 1965-1969. Awarded annually to the student who is judged by the Department of Drama to have submitted the best play. Details of the competition are published annually in the fall, and are available on request from the Department of Drama.

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Economics Specific Awards:

I. Arthur Schneiderman (Arts 1937) Scholarship

Established in January 2008 from the estate of I. Arthur Schneiderman, Arts 1937, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering third year in the Faculty of Arts and Science, with preference to a student in an honours program in Economics.

James Bocking Prize in Economics

Established by friends and colleagues in memory of James Bocking, B.A. (Hon.) 1969, M.A. 1972, and awarded to the student with the highest standing in ECON 445*, Industrial Organization and Public Policy.

Chancellor C. A. Dunning Prizes in Economics

Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Economics to the departmental medalist and to the student who has written the best B.A. Honours thesis in economics. If the Awards Committee of the Department of Economics deems that there is no suitable candidate for the best B.A. Honours thesis, then the full value of the prize will be awarded to the departmental medalist.

Gowan Foundation No. 1 Prize

Founded by the late Sir James Gowan, K.C.M.G.. Awarded at the discretion of the Department for the best essay written in a 300-level economics course.

Palmer Hoar Memorial Book Prize

Established by the family of the late Palmer Hoar, B.A., M.A., an outstanding graduate in Economics of Queen's University. Awarded annually to the students displaying outstanding performance in ECON 212*.

Professor F. A. Knox Prize

Established by the associates and students of Professor F.A. Knox a master of the art of teaching, who taught in the Department of Economics of Queen's University from 1924 to 1965. Awarded to the student with the highest standing in either ECON 331* or 332*.

W. M. O. Lochead Prize in Economics

Founded by W.M.O. Lochead, M.A. 1898, Kitchener, Ontario. The prize is awarded to the student with the highest standing in either ECON 231* or 232*.

George and Mary Louise Patton Memorial Scholarship

Founded by the late George Patton in memory of his wife, Mary Louise Patton, and himself. Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Economics on the basis of the work in the second year to a student who records the intention to take an honours B.A. with a concentration in Economics or Applied Economics. To be eligible a student must be registered in a least five courses in economics of his or her first three years.

Douglas D. Purvis Prize in Economics

Established by the family, friends and colleagues of Professor D. Purvis in memory of his outstanding contributions to Canadian economics, to Queen's, and to the Department of Economics. Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Economics to the graduating student who has written the best fourth-year research paper in Economics (ECON 480* or ECON 499*).

Schraven Brothers Scholarship

Established in April 2008 by Tobias Schraven, B.A. (Hons) 2000, M.A. 2001, and David Schraven, B.A. (Hons) 2004.  Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in courses in econometrics, financial economics, and/or game theory to international students who are registered in, or graduating from a B.A. (Honours) program with a major in either Economics or Applied Economics.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Department of Economics with final approval by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee.

M. C. Urquhart Book Prize in Economics

Established by former students and colleagues of M.C. Urquhart, a distinguished professor in the Department of Economics for more than three decades. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students who have completed 6.0 credits of first year Economics courses.

Edith Whyte Memorial Book Prize In Intermediate Macro Theory

Founded by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Edith M. Whyte, B.A. '48 who at the time of her death in 1980 was the highest ranking woman at the Bank of Canada. Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Economics to students displaying outstanding performance in ECON 222*.

Edith Whyte Memorial Scholarship In Economics

Founded by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Edith M. Whyte, B.A. '48 who at the time of her death in 1980 was the highest-ranking woman at the Bank of Canada. Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Economics on the basis of work in the second and third years in Economics to the top students who are admitted to the fourth year of a B.A. (Honours) program with a major concentration in Economics or Applied Economics. To be eligible a student must have completed at least five credits in economics counting toward the major concentration during his or her first three years.

Don Wood Undergraduate Scholarship in Economics

Established in April 2006 by David Dodge, B.A.(Hon.) 1965, LL.D. 2002 and Christiane Dodge, B.A.(Hon.) 1965, in honour of the late Don Wood, M.A. 1953, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to one or more full-time students entering the second, third, or fourth year of a B.A. (Honours) program with a Major in Economics, a Major in Applied Economics, or a Medial in Economics.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Department of Economics.

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English Language & Literature Specific Awards:

Arts '01 Fellowship in English

Established by the class of 1901. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student with a concentration in English.

Arts '15 Prize

Founded as a memorial by the class of 1915. Awarded annually in turn by the Departments of English, History, and Mathematics and Statistics to the student with the highest standing in two courses numbered 200 or above, taken in the third year.

John W. Bell and Janet S. Bell Memorial Scholarship

Established in June 2008 by the Estate of John Wycliffe Hamilton Bell, Ph.D. 1972, in memory of his parents John W. Bell and Janet S. Bell. Awarded to students entering third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program with a major or medial concentration in English, who demonstrate academic excellence in a course or courses emphasizing 20th Century English Literature. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Beatrice Bryce Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family, colleagues, friends and former students of the late Beatrice Bryce, B.A. (University of Toronto), Dean of Women at Queen's University from 1959 to 1971, and a member of the Department of English. Awarded to a student entering the second year of a program with a concentration in English on the basis of achieving high academic standing both in English and other first-year subjects.

Phyllis Marion (Hough) Camm Memorial Prize

Established by relatives and friends in memory of Phyllis Marion (Hough) Camm, B.A. (Honours) 1944. Awarded annually to the student making the highest standing in ENGL 340.

Helen Richards Campbell Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing

Established by the Campbell Family in memory of Helen Richards Campbell, who graduated from Queen's in 1978 at the age of 81. Awarded to the student with the highest standing in any creative writing course (CWRI) at the 200 level.

James Cappon Memorial Prize in English

Founded by Miss Alice Macnee of Kingston in memory of Dr. James Cappon, formerly Head of the Department of English and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Awarded to the student standing second in ENGL 100.

G. Joseph Cooper Scholarship

Established in January 2005 by G. Joseph Cooper, B.Ed. 1972, in memory of his mother, Molly Cooper, and awarded on the basis of academic performance to a student entering the third year of a program with a minor, medial, or major concentration in English and who has completed a minimum of three English courses.

Ruth E. Crummy Scholarship

Awarded by recommendation of the Department of English on the basis of high standing in an introductory English course to a student entering the second year of a program with a concentration in English.

Robert William Cumberland Scholarship in English

Awarded annually to a student entering the third or fourth year of a program with a concentration in English who has achieved high academic standing in English courses emphasizing one or more of the following fields of study: language, literature, or literary criticism.

Fulton Memorial Prize

Established by family and friends in memory of R. Donald Fulton, B.A. '43, Lyllis MacMillan Fulton and R. Derry Fulton, B.A. '72. Awarded annually to a student whose love of poetry and sensitivity to poetic language is demonstrated in a poem or an essay on poetry submitted in an English course. Submissions will be nominated by faculty members of the Department of English.

Barbara Escott and John LeRoy Memorial Scholarship

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

Wilhelmina Gordon Foundation Scholarship in English

Established by the Imperial Order, Daughters of the Empire, in appreciation of the work of Professor Wilhelmina Gordon who served as National Education Secretary from 1923 to 1937. Awarded to the Canadian student who qualifies for a first-class honours BA with a concentration in English and ranks first in the graduating group in English at Queen's University. The student must be proceeding to graduate work.

Anna C. Hayward Prize in Canadian Studies

Established by the family of Anna C. Hayward and awarded to the top graduating student in the Canadian Studies Special Field.

George Forrest Johnston Memorial Scholarship

Provision for this scholarship was made in the will of George Forrest Johnston, B.A. '69. Awarded to a student entering the second year of a major concentration in English who has achieved high academic standing in the work of the first year and first class standing in English. Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish, British Columbia.

J. Carl King Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic awards for Arts and Science, Part-time and Spring/Summer students.

Alexander Laird Prize

Founded in memory of the late Rev. Alexander Laird by his brothers and sisters. Awarded annually to the student who makes the highest marks in ENGL 100.

Fran and Tom McClung Scholarship in English

Founded by Fran and Tom McClung in recognition of academic excellence. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a student entering the third or fourth year of an honours B.A. program in English, who has achieved high academic standing in courses in literature, literary criticism or linguistics.

Roberta McCulloch Scholarships in English

Founded by the late Andrew McCulloch, M.A., of Thorold.  The scholarships are awarded as follows: 1. Awarded annually on the basis of the work of the second year; to qualify, the student must have completed at least 3.0 credits in English by the end of the second year; 2. Awarded to a candidate entering the first medical year for proficiency in university work in English prior to entering medical school. 3. Awarded annually to the student with the second-highest standing entering the fourth year of an Honours program with a concentration in English.

McIver Scholarship in English

Founded by J. B. McIver, formerly Treasurer of Queen's University. Awarded annually to the student with the second-highest standing at the end of the first year that intends to take a program with a concentration in English. The student must be registered in at least 3.0 credits in English in the first and second years.

Mary Mewkill Memorial Prize in English

Given by Miss Mary Mewkill of Poughkeepsie, New York, in grateful remembrance of her teachers and associates at Queen's University. Awarded annually to the most outstanding student in courses in English at the 300 or 400 level covering the period from 1780 to 1830 (now ENGL 350 or 450), and similar to the course taught for many years by the late Professor James A. Roy.

Roscoe R. Miller Scholarship in English

Awarded to a student entering the third or fourth year of an honours program in English who has achieved high standing in the preceding year in the courses of the program concentration.

Maureen Morgan English Scholarship

Established in May 2010 by the Estate of Maureen Morgan, B.A. (Hons) 1959, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to the highest achieving students entering third year in the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Orr-Fry Prize in English

Founded by the Reverend Robert George Fry, a graduate of Arts '21, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student in a 100 level English courses.

Pearl Payne Book Prize

Given by Pearl Payne Tackaberry who graduated with honours in English and History in 1911. Awarded to a deserving student registered in honours English and History.

James A. Roy Memorial Scholarship in English

Established by colleagues, friends and former students of the late Professor James A. Roy, professor of English at Queen's University from 1920 to 1950. Awarded annually to the student entering the fourth year of a B.A. (Honours) program with a major or medial concentration in English who, achieving a good overall standing, also places highest in one or more courses in Modern British, Commonwealth, or Canadian literature. If the preceding conditions cannot be met, the scholarship may be awarded, at the discretion of the Department of English, to a student with high academic standing who is entering the fourth year of a B.A. (Honours) program with a major or medial concentration in English.

Laura Shibley Scholarship

Founded by the late Edith Marion Carey of New Westminster, British Columbia. Awarded annually to a female student entering the final year of a program in honours English who has shown imagination in the writing of English prose composition.

Professor Leopold Havelock Thorburn Memorial Scholarship

Established by his sister Miss Barbara E. Thorburn in memory of Leopold Havelock Thorburn, B.A. '44 (Queen's), M.A. '64 (Cambridge). Awarded by recommendation of the Department of English on the basis of the work of the second year to a student who records the intention to take an honours B.A. with a concentration in English. To be eligible, the student must have taken at least four courses in English counting toward a major concentration in the first and second years.

Alice Pierce Waddington Scholarship in English

Provision for this scholarship was made in the will of Alice Pierce Waddington, B.A. '10. Awarded annually on the basis of the work of the second year; to qualify the student must have completed at least 3.0 credits in English by the end of the second year and be proceeding to the third year of a concentration in English. Under the terms of the will the following standards must be taken into account in making the award: scholastic ability and attainment, integrity of character and purpose.

Lila Wilson Scholarship in English

Provision for this scholarship was made in the will of Mrs. Lila Wilson of Ottawa. Awarded annually to the student with the highest standing at the end of the first year that intends to take a program with a concentration in English. The student must be registered in at least 3.0 credits in English in the first and second years.

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Environmental Studies Specific Awards:

A. Charles Baillie Environmental Studies Scholarship

Established in December 2008 by current and former members of the Board of Trustees and University Council together with friends of Chancellor Emeritus A. Charles Baillie and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering fourth year of any undergraduate degree program in the School of Environmental Studies. Preference will be given to students pursuing research in arctic or environmental research. Selection will be made by the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Environmental Studies Scholarship

Established by the School of Environmental Studies from donations and school funds and awarded on the recommendation of the School to a student admitted to Honours in the Environmental Studies program exhibiting academic distinction.

Karen Huntley Memorial Award

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

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Film & Media Studies Specific Awards:

Pat Douglas-Murray Memorial Scholarship

Established by friends and colleagues in memory of Pat (Osborough) Douglas-Murray, Arts '55, who tutored students in FILM 110. Awarded to the student entering the second year of a program with a concentration in Film Studies who has the highest standing in FILM 110, provided that the standing is first class.

Kathleen McSweeney Memorial Scholarship

Established in November 2005 by her many alumni friends in memory of Kathy McSweeney, B.A. 1973, a beloved graduate in Film Studies. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student or students registered in the final year of a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) major, medial or special field concentration in a Film Studies program. Selection will be made by the Department of Film Studies and approved by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee.

Susan Near Prize in Film

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded by recommendation of the Department on the basis of the highest standing in film courses at the end of the second year.

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Fine Art Specific Awards:

Andre Bieler Prize

Established by the friends and students of Emeritus Professor Andre Bieler in recognition of his work as the Resident Artist of Queen's University from 1936 to 1963, and as Director of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre from 1957 to 1963. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a student deemed to have achieved the highest performance in studio work.

Margaret Craig Scholarship in Fine Art

Established from the estate of Margaret O. Craig, B.A.(Gen.) 1947, and awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Art to a first-class full-time student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

William Mitchell Silliman Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of high academic standing at the end of first year to students with concentrations in the humanities or social sciences or in the B.F.A. or B.Mus. programs entering the second year who have not been awarded other scholarships of higher value.

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French Studies Specific Awards:

W. Hugo Evans Book Prize in French

Established in honour of W. Hugo Evans, Head of the French Department from 1948 to 1970, a book prize to be awarded to the graduating student with the highest standing in Honours French.

Edgar Forrester Prize in Oral French

Founded by the late Edgar Forrester, Esq. Awarded to the undergraduate student, without previous background in French, achieving the highest standing in FREN 016*.

Wallace Near Prizes in French

Founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto. They are awarded as follows: 1) to the student who has the highest standing in FREN 110; 2) to the student with the highest standing at the end of the second year of a B.A.(Honours) program with medial or major concentration in French; 3) to the student with the highest standing at the end of the second year of a major, medial or Language and Linguistics (concentration in French) program;  4) awarded to the student admitted to an honours program in French on the basis of academic excellence, having completed the third year of the major, medial or special field concentration (Canadian Studies or Language and Linguistics). The student's previous academic record as well as results obtained on the departmental examination will be taken into account in the selection of the candidate.

Barbara C. Pearson Memorial Prize

Established in memory of Barbara Cynthia Pearson. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of French Studies to a graduating student in the Major, Medial or Language and Linguistics Program (Concentration: French) on the basis of academic proficiency and interest in campus activities.

Barbara C. Pearson Memorial Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Exchange and BISC awards

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Gender Studies Specific Awards:

Deans of Women Memorial Scholarship

Established to honour former Deans of Women by the Committee on Women's Affairs of the Queen's Alumni Association and funded by donations and proceeds from the sale of the book "Their Leaven of Influence: The Deans of Women at Queen's University 1916-1996".  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students in the fourth year in the Department of Gender Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee based on the nomination from the Department of Gender Studies.

Kathleen A. Herman Prize in Gender Studies

Established by friends, colleagues and former students to honour Kathleen Herman for her wisdom, determination, perseverance and the leading role she has played in the struggle for advancing the status of women at Queen's. Awarded each year to the student in any program who submits the best essay in one of the courses in Gender Studies. Instructors will submit essays to an adjudicating committee selected by the Head of Gender Studies.

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Geography Specific Awards:

James and Mary Young Allardyce Brough Prize

To be awarded to the second year student in a Bachelor of Arts program who achieves the highest average in two of GPHY 240*, 242*, 247*, 249*, GISC 201* or 202* and two of GPHY 227*, 228*, 229*; and to the second year student in a Bachelor of Science program who achieves the highest average in two of GPHY 240*, 242*, 247*, 249*, GISC 201* or 202* and two of GPHY 207*, 208*, 209*, 210*.  

Canadian Association of Geographers Prize

Awarded annually by the Canadian Association of Geographers to the student who is judged at the end of the fourth year in honours to have the most outstanding record; the student must have completed at least seven courses numbered 100 or above in geography.

Roscoe R. Miller Prize in Geography

To be awarded to a student in the fourth year of honours Geography who achieves highest standing in the courses in the final year of the program concentration.

Anne Gertrude O'Farrell Prize in First Year Geography

Established under the terms of the will of the late Anne Gertrude O'Farrell. Awarded to the first-year student with the highest mark in GPHY 101* and 102*.

Richard I. Ruggles Scholarship in Geography

Established by colleagues, students and friends, in honour of Dr. Richard Ruggles, founder and first Head of the Department, leading scholar in the field of historical cartography and respected teacher of geography. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to a graduating Honours student who has achieved high academic standing and who has made an outstanding contribution to the activities of the Department of Geography.

Julian Szeicz Memorial Prize

Established by friends, colleagues and students of Julian Szeicz, internationally respected biogeographer and award winning teacher, who was tragically killed doing fieldwork in 1998. Awarded annually to a graduating honours student in Geography, on the basis of academic excellence, who has applied to a graduate program in a field of environmental studies for the following academic session.

Griffith Taylor Prize in Geography

A prize established in honour of Dr. Griffith Taylor, a distinguished geographer, awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Geography to a student entering Honours Geography.

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Geological Sciences Specific Awards:

Manley B. Baker Scholarships in Geology

Founded by Agnes Moreland Baker. Two scholarships are awarded annually to the students in the Faculty of Arts and Science or Engineering and Applied Science obtaining the highest and second-highest standing in the geology courses of the first and second years of their respective programs. These scholarships are open only to students taking a program leading to an honours B.Sc. degree with a concentration in Geological Sciences in Arts and Science or to a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering in Engineering and Applied Science.

Leonard G. Berry Memorial Award

Established by the family, colleagues, friends and former students of the late Professor Leonard G. Berry, professor of mineralogy of Queen's University from 1944 to 1980, as a tribute to his outstanding contribution to mineralogical science and his devotion as a teacher. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Geological Sciences to a third- or fourth-year undergraduate student with a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in mineralogy. To be eligible, the student must be enrolled in an honours B.Sc. program with a concentration in Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science, or in Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

J. Allan Donaldson Prize in Geology

Established by J. Allan Donaldson, B.Sc. 1956, and awarded to a student entering the fourth year in either an Honours B.Sc. program in the Faculty of Arts and Science with a concentration in Geological Sciences or in the Geological Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. If there are no eligible recipients the award can be given to a student entering third year. The recipient of the award will have demonstrated an involvement and ongoing interest in the broad area of Precambrian geology, as demonstrated by coursework and/or summer field employment. The recipient will be chosen by the Head of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, in consultation with the Chairs of Arts and Science Geology and Applied Science Geological Engineering

Endeavour Silver Corp. Scholarship

Established in January 2012 by Endeavour Silver Corp. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering third or fourth year of the Geological Sciences plans in the Faculty of Arts and Science, or the Geological Engineering plan in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Selection will be made by the Undergraduate Scholarship Committee in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

J. E. Hawley Memorial Scholarship in Geological Sciences

Established by Alban H. Norton, P.Eng B.A. (Hons.) '36, in memory of J.E. Hawley, former Head of the Department of Geological Sciences. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student registered in the second year of either the Geological Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or an Honours B.Sc. program in the Faculty of Arts and Science with a concentration in Geological Sciences. The candidate will be nominated by the Head of the Department of Geological Sciences.

Thayer Lindsley Book Prize

Established in memory of Thayer Lindsley and awarded to the graduating student in Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, or Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science, who has contributed the most to his or her year as judged by staff and students in the Department of Geological Sciences.

Joan M. Lund Memorial Award

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

William Leonard McNeil Scholarship

Established in January 2009 by the Estate of William Leonard McNeil, B.A. 1949. Awarded to the first year student attaining the highest average in 1.0 credit in Geology at the 100 level. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee.

Susan Near Prize in Geology

Awarded to the student with the highest average in the equivalent of two full third or fourth year courses in the geological sciences, these two to include GEOL 300* and GEOL 321*.

P. E. Newbury Prize in Geological Sciences

Established by the late Mrs. Peggy Ethel Newbury. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Geological Sciences for outstanding achievement in geological fieldwork, with at least second-class standing in the previous year's academic work.

Major James H. Rattray Scholarship in Geological Sciences or Geological Engineering

Founded by Major J.H. Rattray. Open to students in Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of standing in economic geology, and tenable by a student registered for graduate work in Geological Sciences at Queen's University the following year. In any year in which there is no suitable candidate it may be awarded at the discretion of the Awards Committee, either as a prize in fourth year or as a scholarship in third year, to be held by a student whose program includes economic geology in the following year. Aptitude as well as standing will be considered.

Carl Reinhardt Scholarship

To be awarded annually to a deserving student who enrolls in a second-year program leading to an honours B.Sc. degree with a concentration in Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science, or who registers in the second year of the B.Sc.(Geological Engineering) program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

William E. White Scholarship in Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Established by a bequest from the estate of William E. White, B.A. (1929), B.A. (Hons) 1930, and medalist in Geology. Awarded to students in the second year, or students entering third or fourth year of a program leading to a B.Sc. degree with a concentration in Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science or a B.Sc. degree in Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Awards are based on academic achievement and contribution to the Department as judged by the Head of the Department in consultation with the Departments teaching staff. Awards to second-year students are made in January based on performance in GEOL 211* or 221*, and in GEOL 232*. Awards to third- and fourth-year students are made in the spring.

Morley E. Wilson Scholarship in Geological Sciences

Established by a bequest from the estate of Morley E. Wilson, and awarded on the basis of standing at the end of the first year to a student entering the second year of a B.Sc. program in Geological Engineering or an Honours B.Sc. program with a concentration in Geological Sciences. The award is in two parts, one-half on entrance to the second year program and one-half on entrance to the third year program, provided that the student maintains a GPA of at least 3.0.

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German Specific Awards:

Department of German Scholarship for Study in Germany

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Exchange and BISC awards.  

Elizabeth and Hilda Laird Scholarship in German

Established by Elizabeth B. Laird, B.A. '36, B.L.S. (Toronto) in memory of her cousin Hilda C. Laird, B.A. '18, B.L.S. (Pratt), Ph.D. (Cornell), who was Head of the Department of German at Queen's from 1947 to 1962. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student entering the fourth year of an honours program in German.

Hilda C. Laird Prize in German

Founded by former associates and students to honour Professor Hilda C. Laird upon the occasion of her retirement, as an expression of gratitude and affection. Awarded to an outstanding student in German to be nominated by the Head of the Department.

Herbert F. Malcolm Award

Established by his son, John Malcolm, Arts 1953, in memory of Herbert F. Malcolm, B.Theol. 1926, and who registered with the Arts and Science class in 1925. Awarded annually to the student who has the most outstanding performance in second year German courses. The standing will be determined by averaging the marks obtained in two courses.

Susan Near Prize in German

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in any 6.0 units in GRMN at the 400-level.

Jean Shields Sanders Scholarship in German

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Exchange and BISC awards.

Wallace Near Prizes in German

Founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto.  Awarded to the students who obtain the highest and second highest standing in 6.0 units in GRMN at the 300-level.  The standing will be determined by averaging the marks obtained in two 3.0 unit courses.

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History Specific Awards:

Arts '09 Scholarship in History

Founded by the class of 1909. Awarded annually to the student in History with the highest standing in history courses taken in the penultimate year, who has applied for admission to the final year of an honours program in History.

Arts '15 Prize

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

James Henry Bocking Memorial Scholarship in History

Established in September 2007 by Marilyn Hayhoe (House), B.Ed. 1969, to honour the memory of James Henry Bocking, B.A.(Hons) 1936, M.A. 1938, for his distinguished secondary school teaching career in History at Walkerville Collegiate Institute, Ottawa Technical High School and at Fisher Park High School (Ottawa). Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering third or fourth year enrolled in either a major concentration in History or a special field concentration in Canadian Studies (primary concentration in history) in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Preference will be given to a student who is studying British or Canadian History.

Catherine Brown Essay Prize

Established in memory of D. Catherine Brown, Ph.E. '79, distinguished teacher and writer of history and a respected member of the University community until her death in 1993. Awarded annually to the second-year student with a concentration in History who is judged to have written the best essay in a 200-level history course.

Helena M. Child Prize in English History

Established by Arthur J.E. Child in memory of his mother, Helena M. Child. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the department to a high-achieving graduating student with a medial or major concentration in History. Preference will be given to a student who has completed at least 2.0 credits at the 200 level or above in the history of the British Isles.

Kathryn Dawson Scholarship

Established from the estate of Dorothy Louise Bishop in memory of Kathryn Dawson, B.A.(Hons.) 1940, Chief Librarian of the Bank of Canada and awarded to a student entering the final year of a B.A.(Hons.) program in History, with preference to a female student.

David Alexander Ekdahl Prize in History

Awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in HIST 121.

Frederick W. Gibson Prize in Canadian History

Established by colleagues, students and family of Professor Frederick W. Gibson who taught in the Department of History of Queen's University from 1952 to 1985. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department to the graduating student with a medial or major concentration in History who has the highest average standing in three courses in Canadian history including two courses at the 300 or 400 level.

Michael R. G. Harris Memorial Prize in Naval and Military History

Established by his parents in memory of Michael R.G. Harris. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of History to the student who, in the course of the regular seminar work during the year, writes the best essay on a topic in naval or military history.

Andrew Haydon Prize in Colonial History

Founded by Senator Andrew Haydon, M.A. 1893, LL.B. Awarded to the student with the highest standing in a History course at the 200 level and above.

Anna C. Hayward Prize in Canadian Studies

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

Arthur M. Keppel-Jones Essay Prize

Established in memory of Professor Arthur M. Keppel-Jones, a caring teacher, humane and generous scholar, and distinguished historian of South Africa. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of History to a student in a history course who is judged to have written a historical essay of particular literary excellence.

Arthur and Evelyn Lower Scholarships

Established in memory of Arthur R.M. Lower, C.C., M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Harvard), and his wife Evelyn by the estate of Professor Lower.  One of Canada's most eminent historians, Dr. Lower was for many years Professor of History at Queen's.  Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to four students entering the final year of an honours program in History whose principal study at Queen's University is Canadian history or a fairly closely related field.  Preference will be given to candidates intending to enter the teaching profession in Canadian schools, colleges or universities.  Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee on the basis of a recommendation by the Department of History.

Alexander MacLachlan Peace Prize

Established by the MacLachlan family in memory of Alexander MacLachlan, former President of International College, Smyrna, who throughout his life worked for a better understanding among nations. Awarded annually to the student making the highest standing in a history course pertaining to Canadian politics or Canadian foreign relations.

W. B. Munro Scholarship in History

Founded by the class of Arts '96 in memory of Dr. W.B. Munro. Awarded to the student in one of the introductory history courses who, in the view of the Department of History, is the best qualified of the candidates who intends to concentrate in history.

Sarah Murray Scholarship

Established by the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto to recognize the contribution of the late Sarah Murray, B.A. (Hon.) 1924, for her work in the society as a member and as president from 1974 to 1980. Awarded in the fall to a student entering the final year of a B.A.(Hons.) program with a major or medial concentration in History who will have the highest overall average in all courses and will have completed or be currently taking at least three courses in Canadian History of which two are at the 300 or 400 level. Open to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.

Susan Near Prizes in History

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Three prizes of equal value awarded to students who, intending to concentrate in history, obtain the highest standing in history at the end of the first, second and third years, respectively, and have not won an award of higher value in history.

Grattan O'Leary Prize in Canadian History

Awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in a 300- or 400-level course in Canadian political history.

Pearl Payne Book Prize

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

John Sherwood Memorial Prize

Established by former students with additional contributions from colleagues and friends in memory of Professor John Sherwood who taught in the Department of History from 1964 to 1986. Awarded annually to the best graduating student with a medial or major concentration in History who has completed at least three courses in the history of continental Europe since 1800, including two at the 300 or 400 level.

Osborne Studd Book Prize in History

Established by the Department of History and by friends and relatives in memory of Osborne L. Studd, B.A. '79. Awarded annually to the student deemed to have the highest standing in a course in mediaeval history.

Alice Pierce Waddington Scholarship in History

Provision for this scholarship was made in the will of Alice Pierce Waddington, B.A. '10. Awarded annually on the basis of the work of the second year; to qualify the student must have completed at least four courses in history by the end of the second year. Under the terms of the will the following standards must be taken into account in making the award: scholastic ability and attainment, integrity of character and purpose.

Thomas M. Walsh, M. A., Memorial Prize in History

Established by W.G. McNeil, B.A. '13 and J.F.C. Whalley, B.A. '13 in memory of their classmate Thomas M. Walsh, M.A. '13. Awarded annually to the student with the highest standing in the history courses of a program leading to an honours B.A. in History. In determining the award, essays that have been prescribed during the session will be taken into account.

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Jewish Studies Specific Awards:

Harry Abramsky Prize in Hebrew

Awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest standing in HEBR 191.

Alfred Bader Prize in Jewish Studies

Established in October 1982 by Alfred R. Bader, Science 1945, Ph.D. (Harvard), and awarded on the basis of academic distinction in a Jewish Studies cognate course. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee on the recommendation of the Director of the Jewish Studies Program.

Naim S. Mahlab Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Established in April 2006 by Naim S. Mahlab, B.Com. 1949, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the third or fourth year of a Jewish Studies degree program who have the highest grades in Jewish Studies courses and cognate courses as determined by the department. At the discretion of the department students entering second year may be considered.

Mary Fraser McLennan Prize in Hebrew

Founded by her sons in memory of Mary Fraser McLennan, of Lancaster. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence in classical Hebrew. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Arts and Science Awards Committee on the recommendation of the Director of the Jewish Studies Program.

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Kinesiology & Health Studies Specific Awards:

CSEP/SCPE Undergraduate Student Award

Awarded by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology to a graduating student who has achieved highest academic standing in the scientific portion of the physical and health education curriculum.

Stephen J. Hobbs Award

Established by the family and friends of Stephen John Hobbs, a Physical and Health Education student until his death in May, 1979. Awarded annually in March to a student in the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Kinesiology program in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies on the basis of participation in and contribution to student activities, particularly in the areas of intramural sports and student government. The recipient will be chosen by a committee comprising the Director of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, two representatives of PHEKSA, and a member of the Awards Committee of the School.

Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarship

Two awards are made as follows: 1) one scholarship is awarded annually to the student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Kinesiology program in the School of Kinesiology and Health with the highest standing; 2) one scholarship is awarded annually to the student entering the third year of the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Kinesiology program in the School of Kinesiology and Health with the highest standing.

PHE '75 Book Prize

Established by the class of PHE '75. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the School to a student in the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Kinesiology program with first-class standing entering the second year in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.

Ron Stewart Physical Education Prize

Established by associates and friends of Ron Stewart, B.A.- B.P.H.E. '57, who during his undergraduate years at Queen's was three times voted the most valuable player of the Senior Intercollegiate Football Team by his teammates. Awarded annually to the student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Kinesiology program who has exhibited a high level of performance, leadership and sportsmanship in athletic endeavours.

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Life Sciences Specific Awards:

Abramsky Prize in Physiology

Awarded to the student entering the fourth year of the honours B.Sc. program in Life Sciences with a concentration in Physiology who, on the basis of performance in physiology course work to date, is judged by the Department to be the most worthy.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Undergraduate Research Prize

Established by the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and awarded to the graduating student who obtains the highest standing in ANAT 499.

Ben Kropp Prize in Anatomy

Established in memory of Dr. Benjamin Nathan Kropp, an esteemed Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology for over 25 years. This prize will be awarded annually to a student graduating in an Honours program in Life Sciences who has received the highest standing in Anatomy courses (two or more) throughout his/her program.

R. E. Semple Award in Physiology

Established by family, colleagues, friends and former students of Robert E. Semple, Professor of Physiology at Queen's from 1953 to 1978. Awarded annually to the student completing the fourth year of the honours Bachelor of Science program in the Life Sciences who is judged by the Department of Physiology to be the most proficient in Physiology.

Nan Skelding Scholarship

Established by Nan Skelding and awarded to a student enrolled in the final year of the B.Sc. Honours subject of specialization Life Sciences program on the basis of high academic standing in the basic medical science core courses in the previous years.

Undergraduate Prize in Microbiology & Immunology

Established in October 2003 by Faculty and Staff of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Awarded in the Fall to a student in the fourth year of an honours B.Sc. program in Life Sciences with a concentration in Microbiology and Immunology who, on the basis of performance in Microbiology and Immunology course work to date, is judged by the Department to be most worthy.

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Mathematics & Statistics Specific Awards:

Arts '15 Prize

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

Day Prize in Physics and Mathematics

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

N. F. Dupuis Prize in Mathematics

This is one of three prizes founded by graduates of the University in honour of the late Professor N.F. Dupuis on the completion of 45 years of service as a professor in the University. Awarded to the student who makes the highest standing in MATH 120 in the April examinations.

Dr. George L. Edgett Memorial Scholarship in Statistics

Established by former friends and colleagues in memory of George Edgett who began the teaching of statistics at Queen's University in 1933. Awarded in the Fall to the student registered in the fourth year of an honours program in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who has the highest weighted average in the courses STAT 268*, 269*, 353*, 361*, and 363*. The award will be given to a qualified honours statistics student if one exists, and otherwise awarded to a qualified honours mathematics student.

Wm. Roy Hardick Scholarship

Established from the estate of Mr. Wm. Roy Hardick, B.A. 1933, M.A. 1934. Two scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence: one scholarship to an undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Science with a concentration in Mathematics and Statistics and one scholarship to an undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in the Mathematics and Engineering program.

Dora and Beatrice Helmkay Prize in Mathematics

Awarded to a student who is registered in an honours program in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and who achieves high standing in MATH 110.

Dora and Beatrice Helmkay Scholarship in Mathematics

Established in honour of Dora and Beatrice Helmkay, twin sisters who graduated in mathematics and physics at Queen's in 1918. Three scholarships to be awarded, on the recommendation of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to students with high standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of a program with an Honours concentration in that department.

Nellie and Ralph Jeffery Awards in Mathematics

Three or more scholarships are awarded, on the recommendation of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics or Statistics. One of these shall be awarded to the student entering the fourth year of the Mathematics and Engineering program, or of an honours program with a Mathematics major, having the highest standing in the mathematics courses of the first three years and an overall first-class average.

Albert Harold Lightstone Scholarship

Founded in memory of Professor A.H. Lightstone. Awarded to the student entering the fourth year of an honours program with a major concentration in Mathematics or Statistics having the second-highest standing in the mathematics and statistics courses of the first three years and an overall average of 80 per cent or better.

Annie Bentley Lillie Prize in First Year Calculus

Founded in memory of the late Annie Bentley Lillie. A number of book prizes to be awarded each year on the recommendation of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to students with high standing in any first year calculus course; book prize.

Irene MacRae Prize in Mathematics and Statistics

Established by Margaret Crain in memory of Irene MacAllister MacRae, Arts '14, who was vice-president of the Mathematical Club while at Queen's. Awarded at graduation to the departmental medalist in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Edna McGill Scholarship in Mathematics

Established in memory of Mrs. Edna McGill Hambly. Awarded to the student entering the fourth year of an honours program with a mathematics or statistics major, having the highest standing in the mathematics courses of the first three years and an overall average of Grade A.

E. D. Merkley Prize in Mathematics 121

Founded in memory of E.D. Merkley, B.A., a graduate of 1926. Awarded each year to the student obtaining the highest standing in MATH 121; book prize.

Susan Near Prizes in Mathematics

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. They are awarded as follows: 1) two prizes awarded to the students with the highest and second highest standing in MATH 110 and 120 taken concurrently;  2) two prizes awarded to the students who at the end of their second year have the highest and second-highest standing in MATH 280*/281* and three half courses chosen from MATH 210* or 312*, 231*, STAT 268* and 269* taken concurrently.

Nan Skelding Scholarship

Established in February 2004 by a bequest from the estate of Nan Skelding and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to female students entering third year in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Arts and Science. If, in any given, year, the funds cannot be disbursed, the scholarship may be granted to female students in third year of a Science concentration in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Marion and Arthur Wonnacott Scholarship

Established in September 2008 from the estate of the Marion Wonnacott and Arthur Wonnacott, B.A. 1934. Two awards will made each year, one to the student in Arts and Science who achieves the highest combined average in MATH 280* and 281* taken in the same year and one to the student in the Applied Science who achieves the highest combined average in MATH 280* and 281* taken in the same year.

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Music Specific Awards:

Helen Lucile Allan Memorial Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with Kingston Symphony Association Scholarship in Music.

Harold Arthur Cohen Book Prize in Music

Established by the family in memory of Harold Arthur Cohen, B.A. 1928, B.Sc. Eng. Physics 1930. Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Music program, who shows great promise and exceptional ability to communicate the beauty of music through either performance or teaching potential.

Concerto/Aria Competition Kingston Symphony Prize

Established in April 2004 and awarded annually to the best performer in the Finals of the Concerto/Aria Competition. The prize is a performance as an invited guest soloist with the Kingston Symphony Association. The decision is made by the Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Music Director of the KSA. Repertoire to be performed with the KSA is to be mutually agreed upon with the winner and the KSA's Music Director. The prize may not be awarded each year.

Concerto/Aria Competition Queen's Symphony Prize

Established in April 2004. Should the Concerto/Aria Competition Kingston Symphony Prize not be awarded, then the best performer in the competition will receive the Queen's Symphony Prize. The prize is a performance as an invited guest soloist with the Queen's Symphony Orchestra. The decision is made by the Scholarship Committee in consultation with the Conductor of the QSO. Repertoire to be performed with the Queen's Symphony is to be mutually agreed upon with the winner and the Conductor of the QSO. The prize may not be awarded each year.

Arthur L. Davies Scholarship in Music

Established by the family and friends of Arthur L. Davies. Awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Music program who is deemed by the Department of Music to have demonstrated exceptional ability in musical performance.

Maurice Dubin Memorial Prize in Composition

Established in memory of Maurice Dubin, a well-known Kingston musician until his death in 1983. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a third- or fourth-year student demonstrating exceptional ability and achievement in composition.

Margaret Farr Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Admission, Music awards.

Graham George Memorial Prize in Composition

Established by Bachelor of Music Alumni from 1973 to 1977 and by faculty in the School of Music, in memory of Dr. Graham George, the first Head of the Department of Music (1968-1971), prominent professor of composition, respected scholar and performer, director of the Choral Ensemble in its early years, and teacher at Queen's University between 1946 and 1977. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the School of Music to a student who has demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in composition. Preference will be given to a graduating student.

Helen A. Howard Bassoon Scholarship in the School of Music

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Admission, Music awards.

Craig L. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Admission, Music awards.

Kingston Symphony Association Scholarship In Music

Five scholarships which include the James Rini Memorial Scholarship and the Helen Lucile Allan Memorial Scholarship are provided annually by the Kingston Symphony Association for award to full-time students in the B.Mus. program whose major instrument is an orchestral one. The scholarships are awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music on basis of a competitive audition and satisfactory academic standing. Preference is given to candidates whose major instrument is one of those in which a vacancy exists in the Kingston Symphony Orchestra at the time of audition. While the award of a scholarship does not automatically entitle the recipient to a position in the Kingston Symphony Orchestra, acceptance of a scholarship constitutes an obligation on the part of the recipient to become a member of the Kingston Symphony Orchestra for the entire academic year of the scholarship should he or she be invited to do so in writing within three weeks of the award of the scholarship. In such cases the scholar will receive the normal local player's fee for services.

Christopher Lewis Prize in Music

Established by Marsha and Dr. Spruce Riordon in recognition of the outstanding academic achievements and far-reaching scholarly influence of their brother and brother-in-law, Christopher Lewis (Ph.D. Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester), renowned music theorist and gifted teacher until his untimely death in 1992. Awarded annually to a student in the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Music program or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program in Music for the best research paper in music theory or musicology.

Jennifer Maginnis Memorial Scholarship for Woodwinds

Established by the B.Mus. class of 1985 in memory of Jennifer Maginnis, a B.Mus. student at the time of her death. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a student who is enrolled in the B.Mus. program and is majoring in a woodwind instrument.

George N. Maybee Memorial Scholarship in Music

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Admission, Music awards.

Margaret E. M. McLellan Memorial Scholarship

Established in November 2000 by family and friends in memory of Professor Margaret E.M. McLellan, Associate of the Royal College of Music, Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music, who taught in the School of Music at Queen's University for twenty-five years. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Music to a student in the Bachelor of Music program, whose major instrument is piano, and whose concentration is collaborative piano or piano performance. Preference will be given to students entering the second, third or fourth year of the program.

Lynn Anne Milsom Memorial Scholarship

Established by family and friends in memory of Lynn Anne Milsom, B.Mus. '88, a graduate student in Performance at Boston University at the time of her death. Awarded on the basis of competitive audition to a student entering the second, third, or fourth year of the B.Mus. program who is deemed by the School of Music to have demonstrated exceptional ability in the area of performance on a woodwind instrument.

Carlos & Catherine Prado Chamber Music Prize

Established in October 2010 by Catherine and Carlos G. Prado, Ph.D. 1970, and other friends and alumni of the School of Music in recognition of the importance of excellence in chamber music. Awarded on the recommendation of the School to the student chamber music ensemble deemed to have presented the best performance during the preceding academic year.

James Rini Memorial Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with Kingston Symphony Association Scholarship in Music.

William Mitchell Silliman Scholarship

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

Raymond H. and Phyllis J. Smart Scholarship in Music

Established in January 2010 by a bequest from the Estate of Phyllis J. Smart and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering any year in the Bachelor of Music program or combined Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education program. Awarded on the recommendation from the School of Music.

Don Wright Scholarship in Music Education

Established by Don Wright to strengthen instrumental music in schools. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated talent and achievement in practical instrumental arrangement and orchestration with particular reference to music education.

Don Wright Scholarship in Vocal and Choral Music

Established by Don Wright with the aim of strengthening the teaching of vocal and choral music in the schools, especially in Grades 5 to 9. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Music to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated a special aptitude for vocal and choral music with particular reference to music education.

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Philosophy Specific Awards:

Pall Ardal Moral Philosophy Prize

Awarded annually to the student in the second-year Moral Philosophy course (currently Philosophy 257) who is deemed by the Department to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course. The prize is a medal struck in honour of Professor Pall Ardal, whose teaching in Philosophy 257 is remembered by generations of students. Professor Ardal was a full-time member of the Philosophy Department at Queen's for twenty years (1969-1989).

Epistemology and Metaphysics Book Prize

Established by the Department of Philosophy and awarded annually to the student in the upper-year epistemology and metaphysics course (currently PHIL 250) who is deemed by the Department of Philosophy to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course.

John Stark Gillies Philosophy Book Prize

Awarded annually to the best student in each 100-level course in philosophy given intramurally during the regular session, provided that the student obtains first-class standing in the course. No prize will be awarded to a student who is taking such a course as a second course in philosophy, nor may a student who is taking two such courses simultaneously win prizes in both.

John Stark Gillies Scholarship in Philosophy

Awarded annually to the student at the end of the second or third year who has completed two or more courses in philosophy during that year, who returns to Queen's in the following year to pursue a concentration in philosophy, and who, in the judgment of the Department, has the highest academic standing in philosophy among the students satisfying the first two conditions.

History of Philosophy Book Prize

Established by the Department of Philosophy and awarded annually to the student in the upper-year history of philosophy course (currently PHIL 228 or 232) who is deemed by the Department of Philosophy to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course.

Logic Book Prize

Established by the Department of Philosophy and awarded annually to the student in the upper-year logic course (currently PHIL 361) who is deemed by the Department of Philosophy to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course.

Jaganathan Muraleenathan Book Prize in Philosophy

Established in April 2002 by Dr. J.M. Nathan in memory of his father and awarded annually to a graduating student who is determined by the Department of Philosophy to have the highest first-class standing upon completion of an honours program in the Faculty of Arts and Science with a concentration in Philosophy.

Philosophical Perspectives Book Prize

Established by the Department of Philosophy and awarded annually to the student in the upper-year philosophical perspectives course (currently PHIL 399) who is deemed by the Department of Philosophy to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course.

Political Philosophy Book Prize

Established by the Department of Philosophy and awarded annually to the student in the upper-year political philosophy course (currently PHIL 253) who is deemed by the Department of Philosophy to be the most deserving, provided he or she has first-class standing in the course.

J. J. Russell Memorial Prize in Philosophy

Established in memory of Joseph J. Russell, Professor of Philosophy until his death in 1975. Awarded annually by recommendation of the Department of Philosophy to the student with the highest first-class standing in the area of Philosophy of Science.

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Physics Specific Awards:

William Coombs Baker Memorial Prize

This prize has been founded by graduates in memory of William Coombs Baker, formerly the Robert Waddell Professor of Experimental Physics at Queen's University. A prize in books approved by the Department of Physics. Awarded annually to the student with the highest standing in PHYS 104 or APSC 111.

Harold M. Cave Scholarship in Experimental Physics

Established in memory of Harold M. Cave, M.A. (Queen's), Ph.D. (Cantab), who taught in the Physics Department from 1930 until years after his retirement in 1967. Two scholarships are awarded annually to students with first class standing, one entering the third year leading to a B.Sc. degree in Engineering Physics and one entering the third year of a B.Sc. (Honours) program in Arts and Science with a concentration in Physics. The awards will be based on achievement in experimental work as judged by the Department of Physics.

Richard M. Dale Scholarship

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

Day Prize in Physics and Mathematics

Founded in memory of the late Calvin Wellington Day, M.A., Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, C.E.F. Awarded annually to the student with the highest standing in PHYS 104 and MATH 120 taken concurrently.

Edna McGill Prize in Physics

Established in memory of Mrs. Edna McGill Hambly, Arts 1912. Awarded annually to the student with the highest average standing in PHYS 206*, 212*, 239* and 242* taken concurrently.

Susan Near Prizes in Physics

Established under terms of the will of Susan Near of Toronto for standing on year's work.  Three prizes are awarded as follows: 1) Awarded on the basis of highest standing in PHYS 237 and 238. 2) Awarded on the basis of highest standing in PHYS 207 and 208. 3) Awarded to the student in an honours B.Sc. program with concentration in Physics on the basis of standing in PHYS 321*, PHYS 344*, PHYS 345*, and PHYS 372* taken in the same academic year.

Arthur Louden Scholarship in Physics

Established by the late Frances Drover Louden in memory of her husband Arthur Louden, B.A. (Hon.) '30. Awarded on the basis of high standing in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics to a student entering the second or third year of a B.Sc. (Honours) program with a concentration in Physics, who does not have an award of higher value.

Christopher Petrie Memorial Prize in Physics

Awarded to a student in either of the Faculties of Arts and Science or Applied Science who has obtained a first-class standing in a third-year laboratory course in experimental physics and who, in the opinion of the Department, shows the most promise of future achievement in experimental physics.

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

Established in April 2008 by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, and awarded annually to students based on their academic performance in the nationwide Canadian Association of Physicists University Prize Examination. Awarded to first and second ranked students in each of second, third, and fourth year of undergraduate studies in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. Selection of award recipients will be based on the recommendation of the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy.

Carl Reinhardt Scholarship in Physics

To be awarded annually on the basis of standing at the end of the third year to a student registered in the fourth year of an honours B.Sc. program with concentration in Physics or a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics who does not already hold an award of higher value.

Denys T. Roberts Prize

Established by the family, colleagues and former students of Denys T. Roberts, Professor of Physics from 1947 to 1979. Awarded annually to the student in the honours Bachelor of Science program with the highest standing in PHYS 107.

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Political Studies Specific Awards:

Chancellor C. A. Dunning Scholarship in Political Studies

Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Political Studies to a major or medial student in Political Studies who achieves the highest standing in third year.

Smirle Forsyth Prize in Political Studies

Established by Smirle Forsyth of Toronto, B.A. '73, LL.B. '76. Awarded to the student who is deemed by the Department to have achieved the second highest standing in the first-year courses in Political Studies.

Gowan Foundation No. III

Founded by the late Sir James R. Gowan, K.C.M.G. Awarded to the student in a three-year program achieving highest standing in a minor concentration in Political Studies.

Garnet Grills Award

Established by Mr. Garnet Grills of Bermuda. Awarded annually to a female student whom has the highest standing in the politics course(s) taken in the first year. The award is conditional upon the student registering in at least two politics courses in her second year.

Wallace Near Prizes in Political Studies

Two prizes, founded by the late W.W. Near, Esq., of Toronto. 1) Awarded at the end of the second year to an outstanding student who has completed at least three courses in politics; 2) Awarded at the end of the third year on the basis of outstanding achievement on a minor concentration in Political Studies.

Qaid-i-Azam Prize in Political Studies

Established by the Embassy of Pakistan and named in memory of the founder of the state of Pakistan. Awarded to the student who is deemed by the Department to have written the best essay on Pakistan for a course relating to Comparative Politics.

John Rae Prize in Political Studies

Established in October 2001 by an anonymous donor in honor of John Rae, B.A. (Hons.) 1967 (Political Studies), who, in addition to his continuing contributions to Canadian Political life, became Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University in 2000. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time student in the second, third, or fourth year of the Political Studies program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Adam Shortt Prize in Political Studies

Founded by G.W. Mason, Esq., K.C. in honour of Dr. Adam Shortt, formerly Professor of Political and Economic Science. Awarded to the student making the highest standing in a first-year course in politics.

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Psychology Specific Awards:

Ann Adamson Scholarship in Psychology

Founded by Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Adamson in memory of Ann Adamson of Stratford, Ontario. The awards are made as follows:  1) by recommendation of the Department to candidates entering the final year of a program leading to the honours B.A. or B.Sc. degree with a concentration in Psychology; 2) by recommendation of the Department to candidates entering third year with the intention of obtaining an honours B.A. or B.Sc. degree with a concentration in Psychology. In order to be considered, a student must have completed PSYC 203* and 1.0 credit from PSYC 205*, PSYC 215*, PSYC 220, PSYC 271*, or equivalents.

Susan Near Prize in Psychology

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded to the student making the highest standing in PSYC 100.

W. R. Thompson Prize in Psychology

Established by family, colleagues, former students, and friends of William Robert Thompson, Professor of Psychology at Queen's from 1966 to 1979, Head of Department from 1966 to 1972. Awarded to the student completing the fourth year of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) program with a major in Psychology who is judged by the Department of Psychology to have submitted the most outstanding honours thesis in PSYC 500. The names of all winners are engraved on a plaque which is retained in the Psychology Department; book prize.

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Religious Studies Specific Awards:

Harold Arthur Cohen Book Prize in Religious Studies

Established by the family in memory of Harold Arthur Cohen, B.A. 1928, B.Sc. Eng. Physics 1930, and awarded to the student entering fourth year in a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program in Religious Studies who shows promise in applying his or her knowledge of comparative religious ethics to current social or political issues.

S. MacLean Gilmour Prize

Established by the Alumni Association of Queen's Theological College in memory of the Rev. Dr. S. MacLean Gilmour, Professor of New Testament in Queen's Theological College from 1931 to 1955, and its Principal from 1952 to 1955. Awarded annually to the recipient of the medal in the Department of Religion.

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Sociology Specific Awards:

Danny Norman Blythe Scholarship

Established in 1990 in memory of Danny Norman Blythe, B.A. (Honours) '85, by his parents, Norman and Hazel Blythe, his uncle and aunt, Joe and Thelma McKeown, his cousins, Doug and Brenda Werden (McKeown), B.A.(Honours) '76, and his Godson Dustyn Werden. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department to an outstanding student entering the final year of an Honours program in Sociology with preference given to those who have taken courses in criminology.

Jennie Shibley Cramm Prize

Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Sociology at the end of the second year to the student deemed to have achieved the best performance in two sociology courses which consist of SOCY 226/227 and SOCY 210*/211* or 223.

W. H. Cramm Scholarship

Awarded by recommendation of the Department of Sociology to the student who is deemed to have achieved the best performance in sociology at the end of the third year and who is admitted to the fourth year of a sociology program.

John R. Houston Memorial Book Prize

Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Sociology to a graduating student in the B.A. (Honours) program in Sociology at Queen's University who has achieved high grades and has demonstrated general intellectual proficiency and is proceeding to a graduate degree program at any university.

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Spanish & Italian Languages & Literature Specific Awards:

Garton Memorial Graduating Awards for Continuing Studies in Spanish

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Clare J. Garton in memory of their daughter, Marilyn Eva, who graduated from Queen's University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, and in 1973 with a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree. Awarded to a graduating student on the basis of academic excellence who has applied for continuing education in Spanish. Two awards are to be given: one for study in Latin America and one for study in Spain.

Garton Memorial Graduating Prize in Spanish

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Clare J. Garton in memory of their daughter, Marilyn Eva, who graduated from Queen's University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, and in 1973 with a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree.  Awarded to the student graduating in a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program with the highest standing in a major or medial concentration in Spanish.

Garton Memorial Prize in Spanish Literature

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Clare J. Garton in memory of their daughter, Marilyn Eva, who graduated from Queen's University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, and in 1973 with a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree.  Awarded to the student who has the highest standing in a third- or fourth-year course on Peninsular Spanish Literature, provided that the standing is first class.

Harry W. Hilborn Memorial Prize in Spanish

Established by colleagues, friends and former students of Harry W. Hilborn, Professor of Spanish at Queen's from 1950 to 1970. Awarded to the student with a concentration in Spanish who has high standing in a course or a combination of courses at the 300 or 400 level in Spanish (excluding SPAN 301* and 302*) provided that such standing is first class.

Loretta Johnson Scholarships in Spanish

Established by Eleanor Smith in honour of Mrs. Loretta Johnson, a former lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Italian, who retired in 1991 after 40 years of service. There are two scholarships to be awarded: one in SPAN 010* and one in SPAN 101 or SPAN 112* to the student who has the highest standing, provided the student has A standing and is proceeding to further studies in Spanish at Queen's in the following session.

Alvera Salute Lundquist Memorial Scholarships in Italian

Established by the late Alvera Salute Lundquist and awarded on the basis of academic excellence as follows:  1) To the student who has achieved the highest standing in ITLN 331 or 332;  2) To the student who has achieved the highest standing in ITLN 205 and is proceeding to further studies in Italian at Queen’s University in the following session;  3) To the student who has achieved the highest standing in an ITLN course at the 300-level.

Susan Near Prizes in Spanish

Founded by the late Susan Near of Toronto. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence as follows:  1) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 301; 2) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 302; 3) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 351 or 352.

Wallace Near Prizes in Spanish

Founded by the late W.W. Near Esq. of Toronto. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence as follows: 1) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 380 or 381.  2) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 204.  3) To the student who has the highest standing in SPAN 205.

Eleanor A. Smith Prize in Spanish

Established by Eleanor A. Smith and awarded to the student with the highest standing (provided that it is A standing) in a minor, medial or major concentration in Spanish who is returning from a third-year-abroad program at a Spanish-speaking university to complete the final year at Queen's.

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