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University Registrar - Student Awards

Named Admission Bursaries

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

The following named Admission Bursaries have been made possible due to generous donations from specific donors.  If a student is selected to receive an Admission Bursary the name of their bursary may be ammended to one of the following awards.  Please note that only the name of the award will change after a student has been selected; the value of their Admission Bursary assistance will not change depending on the name of the award.  All students who wish to be considered for Admission Bursary assistance must submit an Admission Bursary application.

Admission Bursary Application


Bursaries and Awards Open to All Students:

Catherine E. Abbott Little Entrance Bursary

Established by a bequest from the estate of Catharine E. Abbott Little and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to aboriginal students.   

Alumni Association Bursaries

Established by the Alumni Association and awarded on the basis of financial need to incoming students in undergraduate and bachelor degree-level professional programs at Queen's University. Renewable over the normal length of the academic program if financial need remains evident.

AMS Native Student Award

Established in 1990 by the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University and awarded annually to native students entering first year in any faculty or school at Queen's University. If no entering students are eligible the awards could go to upper-year native students. In the event of no eligible applicant, this award can be given to any student in financial need. Selection is based on academic standing and/or financial need.

Balder Entrance Award

Established in 1997 in memory of Gunnar Edstrand (1908-1979) and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student entering the first year of any undergraduate program.

John Brooks Awards

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

George L. Cooke Admission Award

Established in February 2013 by friends and colleagues in honour of George L. Cooke, BA(Hons) 1975, MBA 1977.  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program.  Preference will be given to students whose parent(s) or grandparent(s) are working in the Canadian Insurance Industry.

Herbert J. Hamilton Memorial Alumni Association Bursaries

Established by the Alumni Association in memory of Herbert J. Hamilton, B. A. '31, HLL .d. '75, also known as Mr. Queen's, the Director of Alumni Affairs, counselor to the AMS, and for almost 40 years, the editor of the Alumni Review. In 1987 he was elected Honorary Life President of the Alumni Association. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year of any degree program at Queen's University. Renewable for a further three years if financial need remains evident.

Kingston Community Award

Established in May 2009 by corporations in the Kingston community and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program. The recipients must be graduates of a secondary school in one of the counties of either Lennox and Addington, Frontenac, Leeds and Grenville, or Prince Edward.

Dr. Malcolm D. Kinsella and Ruth Kinsella Memorial Award

Established by Peggy Kinsella in memory of her father, Malcolm D. Kinsella, MD 1912, and sister, Ruth Kinsella, B. A. 1946. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to full-time students entering the first year of any undergraduate program.

Evelyne Laishley, Arts '35 Entrance Award

Established in July 2004 by Evelyne Laishley, Arts '35, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University.  The award is renewable for up to three years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C) is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Marsha Lampman Alumni Association Bursaries

Established by a bequest from Marsha Lampman, B. A. (Hon.) '74, dedicated alumna volunteer and benefactor, and donations from alumni volunteers. Awarded to an undergraduate student entering the first year in any faculty or school on the basis of financial need and outstanding leadership in extracurricular activities. The bursaries are renewable for three years provided satisfactory academic standing has been maintained and financial need remains apparent.

Greg LeBlanc Entrance Award

Established in October 2004 by Greg LeBlanc, B. A. 1973, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. The award is renewable provided a GPA of 2.0 is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Lesley Family Entrance Award

Established in October 2006 by a bequest from the estate of Anne Lesley, B.A. 1971, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. The award is renewable for the second, third, and fourth year, provided a GPA of 2.0 is maintained and financial need remains evident.

R. Kenneth and Catherine Matheson Carty Award

Established by Donald J. Carty, B. A. 1968, and awarded annually to full-time students entering any four year undergraduate program at Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, superior academic ability, proven leadership qualities, creative thinking, and evidence of entrepreneurial spirit.

Pathways to Education Award

Established in April 2011 by Queen’s University and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program who are graduates of the Pathways to Education Program.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a satisfactory grade point average is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Award

Established by Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited and is awarded to a student entering the first year of any undergraduate degree program at Queen's University on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. Leadership and community contribution are also considered.

Elizabeth Shortt Memorial Alumni Association Bursaries

Established by the Alumni Association in memory of Elizabeth Shortt, M.D. 1884, the first President of the Alumnae Association, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year of any degree program at Queen's University. Renewable for a further three years if financial need remains evident.

Robert Sutherland - Harry Jerome Entrance Award

Established in April 2008 by Queen's University, in cooperation with Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) and the Harry Jerome Scholarship program to honour Robert Sutherland (BA, 1852), the first person of African heritage to graduate from Queen's University. Awarded to black students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and contribution to the black community or other volunteer activities. The award will be renewable for three years provided a satisfactory academic average has been maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Robert Sutherland Memorial Entrance Bursary

Established by the Afro-Caribe Community Foundation of Kingston and District with donations from friends and colleagues of the Foundation. Awarded to a student entering any undergraduate program at Queen's University on the basis of financial need, good academic standing, and involvement in and/or contribution to the African or Caribbean communities in Canada. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Application should be made on the Entrance Bursary appplication form available from the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) and submitted, along with a resume and two letters of reference (at least one from an Executive member of an Afro-Caribe, or equivalent, Association) to the Student Awards Office.

Robert Sweezey Memorial Alumni Association Bursaries

Established by the Alumni Association in memory of Robert O. Sweezey, B. Sc.(Eng.) 1908, the first President of the Alumni Association, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year of any degree program at Queen's University. Renewable for a further three years if financial need remains evident.

Tripp/Smith Family Entrance Award

Established by Eric Clifton Tripp and Maria Louise Smith, who have always recognized the importance of education, and value the fundamental and community learning which takes place at an institution such as Queen's University. Awarded to a full-time student entering the first year of any undergraduate program on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Michael and Susan Woeller Entrance Award

Established in September 2006 by Michael Woeller, M.B.A. 1978, and Susan Woeller (Butler) B.A. (Hons.) 1973, B.Ed. 1975, and awarded on the basis of financial need and demonstrated leadership experience to students entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University.

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Regional/High School Specific Bursaries and Awards:

W.J. Abrams Memorial Bursary

Established by family and friends in memory of William J. Abrams, B.Sc.'55, and awarded to a graduate of Char-Lan High School on the basis of financial need.

Barkley Scholarship

Founded by the Barkleys of Avonmore, Ontario. Awarded annually on the recommendation of the secondary school principal and on the basis of merit and need to a graduate of Tagwi Secondary School, Avonmore, Ontario on entrance to Queen's University.

Calgary Alumni Bursary

Established by the Calgary Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association and awarded to a student from the Calgary area entering his or her first university year of any program at Queen's University. The recipient will have demonstrated financial need, high academic performance, community involvement, and employment.

Ken Dryden/Edward Fletcher Award

Established by the Ken Dryden Scholarship Fund, Starter Canada and through gift commitments made to Queen's University. Awarded to a student entering the first year in any faculty or school who has had significant experience in the Child Welfare System in Ontario and who shows financial need. The award is renewable for the following three years provided satisfactory academic standing is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Guelph Alumni Entrance Award

Established in October 1993 by the Guelph Ontario Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to a student from Wellington County entering the first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University.

Robert L. Handford Family Entrance Award

Established in April 2007 by friends and family in memory of Robert L. Handford, B.A. 1973, and awarded on the basis of financial need and demonstrated involvement in high school extracurricular and/or community activities (such as athletics, clubs, coaching, charities, committees, etc.) to students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to applicants graduating from a high school in Peterborough County, Ontario.

Maria A. Higginson Bursary

Established by Blair Higginson in memory of Maria A. Higginson, for many years a highly regarded and dedicated teacher of Mathematics in the Hawkesbury and Renfrew districts. Awarded to a student in financial need entering any undergraduate program at Queen's University from Hawkesbury, Vankleek Hill, or Renfrew High Schools. If no entering student is eligible, the award may go to an upper year student in financial need from the high schools noted.

Kingston Branch of the Queen's Alumni Association Entrance Award

Established in January 2001 by the Kingston Branch Alumni Association and awarded to an undergraduate student entering the first year of any program at Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need, academic merit, and community involvement. The recipient must be a graduate of a secondary school in Lennox and Addington, Frontenac, Leeds and Grenville, or Prince Edward County.

Kingston-Frontenac County Bursaries

Nine bursaries are offered to graduates of secondary schools in Frontenac County, who are children or wards of Frontenac County residents. The bursary, which may be renewed for up to three years, provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained, may be held in any undergraduate Faculty or School.

Marshall Laverty Award

Established in 1990 by The Rotary Club of Kingston to honour the Reverend A. Marshall Laverty for his dedicated life of service to the greater Kingston community. Awarded annually to graduates of a Public or Separate Secondary School in the County of Frontenac registered in the first year of any undergraduate faculty or school of Queen's University. Selection is based on the candidate's character, leadership, intellectual promise, community involvement and financial means.

Paige Marshall Admission Award

Established in May 2010 by Gavin Marshall (M.B.A. 1982) in honour of his daughter Paige Marshall (B.A./B.Ed, 2011).  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic excellence and demonstrated leadership within their high school and community to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program with first preference to students who graduated from St. John Catholic High School in Perth, Ontario; Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place, Ontario; St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville, Ontario; or St. Mary Catholic High School in Brockville, Ontario.  If no students are eligible from the above named schools then the award will be granted to students from rural areas.

George E. Marshall Bursary

Established by the late Mary Ethel Marshall in memory of her husband, George E. Marshall, B. A. '20, and awarded to a student from Windsor, Ontario in financial need entering the first year of any program at Queen's University.

Dorothy and Angus Matheson Entrance Award

Established in May 2001 by the family of Dorothy and Angus Matheson in recognition of their unwavering commitment to, and support of, higher education. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need to a student from Northern Ontario who is entering first year of any undergraduate program in any faculty or school.

Wilhelmina McArthur-Humphries Bursaries

Established by Wilhelmina McArthur-Humphries, B.A. 1918. Four bursaries are awarded on the basis of merit and need to candidates for admission to an undergraduate program whose permanent place of residence is in Wellington or Lanark County. Two bursaries are offered to students from Wellington County and two bursaries are offered to students from Lanark County. bursaries may be renewed for up to three years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained and may be held in any undergraduate Faculty or School. If in any year there are not sufficient entrance candidates to use up the income, the award may be given to an eligible upper-year candidate from Wellington or Lanark Counties.

McLean McCuaig Entrance Bursary

Established in November 1990 by Brenda and David McLean and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, involvement in school or community activities to students graduating from a high school in the Provinces of British Columbia or Alberta entering first year of any direct entry undergraduate degree program.

O.M. Montgomery Awards

Established by Alcan Aluminum Ltd. in memory of Mr. O. M. Montgomery who graduated from Queen's University in Electrical Engineering in 1905. These awards are given on the basis of academic standing and need; one to a student entering first year and two to upper year students. Preference will be given to children of Alcan employees.

Rotary Club of Kingston (Robert Charles Wallace) Bursary

This bursary, which is open to graduates of Kingston Secondary Schools, is given by the Rotary Club of Kingston in honour of Robert Charles Wallace, a former Principal of Queen's and a member of the Rotary Club. The bursary is awarded on the basis of ability, character and need.

John M. Scott Award

Established by a bequest from the estate of John M. Scott and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to applicants from Brockville Collegiate Institute or from another high school in Brockville, Ontario.

Mildred K. Walters Bursaries

Established from the estate of Mildred K. Walters and awarded to undergraduate students in any faculty or school at Queen's University on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to students entering any faculty or school at Queen's University who are from Collingwood Collegiate Institute, Collingwood, Ontario or Walkerton District High School, Walkerton, Ontario.

Wasmund Family Memorial Scholars Award

Established in February 2004 in memory of Theodore and Esther Wasmund by members of the family including Dr. Bert Wasmund B.Sc. '61 and Dr. Eric Wasmund B.Sc. '88. Awarded to students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate degree program at Queen's University on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and demonstrated initiative. Preference will be given to candidates from North Hastings and North Renfrew Counties. Candidates will have completed all of their high school education at, in order of priority, North Hastings High School in Bancroft, Madawaska Valley District High School in Barry's Bay, Opeongo High School in Douglas or Renfrew Collegiate Institute in Renfrew, Ontario. The awards will be renewable for three years provided a satisfactory academic average has been maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

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Arts and Science Specific Bursaries and Awards:

Arts '71 Bursary

Established by the class of Arts '71 in celebration of their 25th year of graduation and awarded to a full-time student entering the first year in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of financial need.

Betty Jean and John M. Bankes National Entrance Awards in the Faculty of Arts and Science

Established in March 2003 by John F. Bankes, B. A.(Hons.) 1973 (Economics) and Pamela Gibson, with substantial support from Leslie Shikaze, B. A.(Hons.) 1975 (English), Joanne J. Ling and others to honour Betty Jean and John M. Bankes, who have actively and consistently promoted the benefits of a university education and life-long learning. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students entering any first year program in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated participation in extra-curricular activities or who have accomplishments, such as community service, achievement in the arts or sports, or excellence in other areas of individual endeavour.

Michael Bradden Memorial Entrance Bursary

Established in May 2001 by Vanessa and Laura Bradden in memory of their brother Michael Bradden, B. Sc. (Math) 1991, who was an excellent student and athlete, and was a gentle person with a genuine spirit and love for life. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a full-time student entering first year of any program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Clark Family Entrance Award

Established in November 2003 by John C. Clark and Anne J. Clark to recognize the importance of post-secondary education as the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life. The award seeks to assist those with the academic potential but not the financial means to pursue such an education. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to full-time students entering the first year of any direct-entry undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University.

Robert and Eva (Bertram) Cole Bursary

Established by Robert and Eva Cole to assist students in financial need. Three entrance bursaries will be awarded: two to students entering the first year of a program in the Faculty of Arts and Science and one to a student entering the first year of a program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Each bursary is renewable for the following three years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained each year and that financial need remains evident. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in extracurricular activities.

Ruth Cordy Entrance Bursary

Established by Ruth Cordy, B. A. 1942, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year of the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University.

Mrs. Rupert (Margaret E.) Davies Award

Established by Margaret E. Davies, B. A. 1948, and awarded to a student entering the first year of any program in the Faculty of Arts and Science on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Dean's Entrance Bursaries

Established in 1997 by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science with alumni donations to help defray the cost of tuition for first year students. A number of bursaries are awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first year of a degree program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Steve and Irene Grouch Awards

Established by Steve Grouch, B. Sc. (Eng) '66, and Irene Grouch. Awarded to students entering the first year of a four-year Bachelor of Science program in the Faculty of Arts and Science or the first year of any four year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of proven leadership qualities, an entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, involvement in extra-curricular activities and demonstrated financial need. The award will not be given to students who have already received awards in excess of $1,000.

Judy Ha Memorial Entrance Award

Established in November 2007 in memory of Judy Ha (née Tang) B.A. 1975, B.Ed. 1976, by her husband Edmund Ha, B.Sc. 1976, and sons Derek Ha, B.Com. 2005, B.Sc. 2005, and Ronald Ha, B.Com. 2007, and awarded on the basis of financial need, demonstrated leadership ability and extracurricular involvement to undergraduate students entering the first year in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Janson Family Entrance Bursary

Established in January 2005 by Peter (B.Sc.Eng 1969) and Peggy (BA 1970) Janson and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University, with preference given to a female student from Northern Ontario.

Christopher Lounds Bursary

Established in February 2014 by friends and family in memory of Christopher Lounds, B.A. 1993, B.A. (Hons.) 1994, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

MacInnis and Howey Families Bursary

Established in December 2001 by the MacInnis and Howey families, who have always recognized the importance of education, and value the fundamental and community learning which takes place at an institution such as Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a full-time student entering the first year of any undergraduate Bachelor of Arts and Science program. Preference will be given to students from rural and remote areas in Ontario.

Martha McConnachie Entrance Award

Established in March 2001 by Thomas McLaren, B. Com. 1949, in March 2001, in honour of his daughter, Martha McConnachie, B. Mus. 1976. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

W.B. Ferguson and Lynda L. Mickleborough National Entrance Award

Established by W. B. Ferguson and Lynda L. Mickleborough who have always recognized the importance of education at an institution such as Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year of any undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Willis F. Pridham Memorial Award

Established in October 2005 by Laurie McCulligh in memory of her friend Willis F. Pridham, BA 1951, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering first year of any program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Rauch Family Entrance Award

Established in February 2004 by Dr. Bernard Rauch, B. A. 1944, M. A. 1954, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to full-time students entering first year of any program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Margaret Reynolds (Arts 1939) Bursary

Established in December 2005 by Margaret (Casey) Reynolds, Arts 1939 and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering first year of any undergraduate Bachelor of Arts program.

Henderson Scott Liberal Arts Award

Established in July 2011 by Dr. Henderson (Glenn) Scott, B.A. 1956, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Preference will be given to students from Eastern Ontario.

Elisabeth Tremblay Memorial Entrance Award

Established in April 2004 by family and friends in memory of Elisabeth Tremblay and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of any undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University.

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Commerce Specific Bursaries and Awards:

BCom 1980 Award

Established in March 2013 by the Commerce Class of 1980 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program in the Queen's School of Business.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Birch Hill Equity Partners Award

Established in April 2011 by Birch Hill Equity Partners and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce undergraduate degree program in the Queen’s School of Business.  Awarded to students who are the first generation in their families to attend a post-secondary institution. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a satisfactory academic average is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Business Forecasting Luncheon Award

Established by the Queen's School of Business and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program. This award is offered to students graduating from a secondary school within Kingston-Frontenac County.

Jeff and Carolyn Carney Entrance Award

Established in April 2008 by Jeff and Carolyn Carney and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic excellence to full-time students entering first year of the Commerce program at Queen's University. The candidates will have completed their secondary education in a publicly funded high school in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba. Preference will be given to students who work part-time/or volunteer. Preference will also be given to students with proven leadership qualities and involvement in high school or community activities.

Frank Collom Memorial Entrance Bursary

Established in September 2006 by family, friends and colleagues of Professor Frank Collom, a long-time faculty member of Queen's School of Business, and awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time undergraduate students entering the first year Commerce program in Queen's School of Business.

Commerce '48 Entrance Award

Established by Commerce '48 in honour of their 50th reunion in recognition of the financial assistance provided to members of this class by others, and also in memory of those who might have become classmates had they not died in World War II. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to students entering the first year program in the School of Business.

Commerce '56 Award

Established in honour of Commerce '56 on the occasion of their 40th reunion. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to students entering the undergraduate Commerce program.

Commerce 1987 Award

Established in May 2013 by the Commerce Class of 1987 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business.

Commerce 1992 Entrance Award

Established in May 2007 by the class of Commerce 1992 in celebration of their 15th Reunion in 2007, and awarded on the basis of financial need and involvement in extracurricular or community service to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Commerce 1993 Entrance Award

Established in December 2008 by the class of Commerce 1993 in celebration of their 15th reunion, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular or community service, to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Commerce '99 Entrance Award

Established in October 2002 by Commerce '99 and awarded on the basis of financial need, leadership, and extra-curricular activities to students entering the first year program in the School of Business.

Commerce 2002 Leadership Entrance Award

Established in April 2008 by the Commerce Class of 2002 and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic excellence, and demonstrated leadership experience to students entering the first year of the Commerce program in the School of Business.

Commerce 2006 Bursary

Established in November 2006 by members of the class of Commerce 2006 and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first year Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

COMMitment '97 Award

Established as the COMMitment '97 class gift at graduation. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to students entering the undergraduate Commerce program.

COMMitment Entrance Award

Established in April 2007 by the graduating Commerce class of 2003 and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and extra-curricular involvement to students entering the first year in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business.

Edwin C. Connolly Award

Established in February 2006 in honour of Edwin C. Connolly, BCom 1937, by Nora Connolly, B.A. 1982, and Andrew Gross, BCom 1979.  Awarded to a student who graduated from an Ottawa secondary school who is entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program.  The award will be based on financial need, academic achievement and involvement in extra-curricular activities, particularly sports.  The award is renewable in second year provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C) is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Deloitte & Touche Bursary

Established by Deloitte & Touche to demonstrate the firm's commitment to preparing students for their role in business. Awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first-year program in the School of Business in order to purchase or lease technology products or software.

Ernst & Young Technology and Learning Bursary

Established by Ernst & Young, a longtime partner to Queen's School of Business, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first-year program in the School of Business in order to purchase or lease technology products or software.

Ian and Carol Friendly Leadership Entrance Award

Established in April 2008 by Carol and Ian Friendly, B.Com. 1983, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to students entering the first year in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business. The Award will be granted in the following order of preference: (i) to students who have demonstrated student leadership experience in their high school and (ii) to students from the City of Ottawa.

Hungerford Family Award

Established in November 2007 by the Hungerford Family and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of any direct entry undergraduate program at Queen's University with preference to students entering the Bachelor of Commerce program in the School of Business. The recipients will be selected in the following order of preference: (a) to aboriginal students of the Gwich'in ancestry; (b) to aboriginal students from either Northern Canada (Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon) or Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba); or (c) to aboriginal students from other regions within Canada.

Ik Onkar Award

Established in November 2007 by Ken Grewal, B.Com. 1996, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business. The award will be granted in the following order of preference: (i) to students who have graduated from North Park Secondary High School in Brampton, Ontario, (ii) to students who have graduated from any high school in Brampton and (iii) to students who have graduated from any high school in Canada. The award will be renewable for three years provided satisfactory academic standing is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Leadership and Entrepreneurial Admission Award

Established in January 2013 by Michael Nowlan, B.Com. 1982, in honour of Commerce  82's 30th anniversary.  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, proven leadership and entrepreneurial achievements, to students entering first year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program, Queen's School of Business.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

Brenda Vince / Dora Lee Memorial Entrance Award

Established in September 2007 by Brenda Vince, B.Com. 1977, and Steven Smith, B.Com. 1977, in memory of Brenda's grandmother, Dora Lee. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to female students and who are entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business. Preference will be given to female students who would be the first generation in their family to attend university.

MBA '71 Entrance Bursary

Established by the MBA '71 class on the occasion of their 25th reunion in 1996. Awarded on entrance to undergraduate students in the School of Business on the basis of financial need and academic excellence in order for them to fully participate in the program of the School.

Pfizer Warner-Lambert Student Technology Bursary

Established by Warner-Lambert, an important partner to Queen's University for a number of years. Awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first-year program in the School of Business in order to purchase or lease technology products or software.

Plumley Family Award in the School of Business

Established by Kent Plumley, B. Sc. (Chem. Eng.) 1960, LL. B. 1963, and Sandra (Macdonald) Plumley, B. A. 1966, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year in the School of Business.

Sutton Awards in the School of Business

Established in December 1997 by Gerald D. Sutton, B.Com. 1948, M.Com. 1949, and Margaret (Scally) Sutton, B.A. 1948, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to undergraduate students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Queen's School of Business. The awards are renewable for three subsequent years provided a provided a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in the first year and a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in subsequent years and financial need remains evident.

St. Thomas Entrance Award

Established in April 2008 by Cyril Goddeeris, B.Com. 2000, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen's University. Preference will be given in the following order: 1) graduates from St Joseph's High School in St. Thomas, Ontario; 2) graduates from Thames Valley District School Board; 3) students entering the Commerce program.

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Concurrent Education Specific Bursaries and Awards:

Mary L. Balanchuk Concurrent Education Award

Established in December 2005 by Mary L. Balanchuk, Queen's Professor Emerita (Education), B.A. 1949, BPaed 1959 (Toronto), MEd '61 (Toronto), a graduate of Fort William Collegiate Institute, member of University Council, Senate, and member of the Board of Trustees. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year of the Concurrent Education program who was a resident of Northern Ontario on admission to Queen's University. Preference is given to a graduate of the Lakehead District School Board. If no eligible entering students then the award may be granted to a student in any year of the Concurrent Education program who was a resident of Northern Ontario on admission to Queen's University.

Robert M. Disher Entrance Award

Established in January 2001 in honour of Robert M. Disher, B.Sc.(Mining and Metallurgical Eng.) 1921, by the John R. W. Disher Family Trust. Robert Disher is a life-long educator and was the Principal of Ridgeway and Crystal Beach High School. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and extra-curricular activities to graduates of Ridgeway and Crystal Beach High School (Ridgeway, Ontario) or graduates from high schools in New Brunswick Anglophone South School District who are entering, for the first time, the first year of any undergraduate degree program at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students entering the Concurrent Education program. The award is renewable for an additional three years provided the candidate maintains a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C), and continues to demonstrate financial need and maintain involvement in University life.  Applicants will be required to submit a letter of recommendation from either their high school Principal or Guidance Councellor.

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Engineering and Applied Science Specific Bursaries and Awards:

H. Graham Bertram Entrance Award

Established by the H.G. Bertram Foundation in 1996 in memory of H. Graham Bertram, HLL.D. 1948 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering first year of the first entry undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.  Preference will be given to those who received the greater portion of their public and secondary education in the schools of the Town of Dundas or the surrounding area.

Major Guy T. M. Bevan Engineering Bursary

Established by Josephine I. Bevan in memory of her husband, Major Guy T. M. Bevan, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Ronald and Deanna Biggs Entrance Award

Established by Ronald C. Biggs, B. Sc. (Eng) 1961 and Deanna E. Biggs. Awarded to a student entering the first-year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of above-average academic record, demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities and/or community service, and financial need. The award is renewable for three further years, provided the student maintains full-time registration, first class standing and financial need remains evident.

James P. Bradley Entrance Bursary

Established by James P. Bradley, B.Sc.'69, MBA '74, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has not received a Queen's University entrance scholarship.

Camelford & White Memorial Entrance Award in Applied Science

Established January 2003 in memory of their fathers, James Camelford (B. Sc. 1933), a chemical engineer and inventor, and Donald K. White (B. Sc. 1946), an electrical engineer with a love of learning, by James (B. A. 1977) and Jennifer (B. A. 1974, MBA 1978) Camelford. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Preference will be given to students who have won their regional high school science fair.

Robert and Eva (Bertram) Cole Bursary

The terms for this award are cross listed with named Undergraduate Admission Bursaries, Arts and Science.

Maurice G. Corbett Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established in April 2004 in honour of Maurice G. Corbett, B. Sc. '61, MBA '66, by Bloom Investment Counsel, Inc. on the occasion of Mr. Corbett's retirement. Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students entering the first year of studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

G.E. Ted Courtnage Entrance Bursary

Established in October 2006 by Dorothy Courtnage in memory of her husband G.E. Ted Courtnage, B.Sc. 1956, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Donald R. Dorrance Entrance Award

Established in January 2001 by Robert Dorrance, B. Sc. 1974 and Gail Drummond in honour of Donald R., B. Sc. (Eng) 1946, father of Robert Dorrance and Thomas Dorrance, B. Com. 1973, and husband of Stella Dorrance. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The awards are open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents from Ontario or Quebec.

Michael Farrar Memorial Entrance Award

Established in March 2008 by Ivana A Farrar in memory of her husband Michael Farrar, B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.) 1961, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Steve and Irene Grouch Awards

The terms for this award are cross listed with named Undergraduate Admission Bursaries, Arts and Science.

Thomas J. Harris Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established in September 2007 by the Engineering Society, alumni, students and friends to honour Thomas J. Harris who served as Dean of Applied Science at Queen's University from 1996 to 2007. Awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Leo and Mary Kenny Memorial Award in Applied Science

Established in October 2004 by Peter Kenny, B.Sc. '55 in memory of his parents, and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership qualities to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference given to students who were residents of Perth or Halton County on admission to Queen's University. If, in any given year, there are no eligible candidates entering the first year program, the award may be granted to students in any year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who were residents of Perth or Halton County on admission to Queen's University. If no candidate meets either of the above stated criteria, the award will be granted to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference given to a first year student.

Peter & Joanne Kenny Award in Applied Science

Established in December 2002 by Peter Kenny, B.Sc. '55, and his wife, Joanne and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership qualities to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference given to students who were residents of Perth or Halton County on admission to Queen's University. If, in any given year, there are no eligible candidates entering the first year program, the award may be granted to students in any year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who were residents of Perth or Halton County on admission to Queen's University. If no candidate meets either of the above stated criteria, the award will be granted to a student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference given to a first year student.

Brad J. Lamb Condominium Award

Established in October 2012 by Brad J. Lamb, B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) 1984, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to black students from the Greater Toronto Area entering the first-year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained each year and financial need remains evident.

William G. Lynn Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established in May 2007 by family and colleagues in memory of William G. Lynn, founder of the Continental Conveyor companies in Napanee, Ontario and Thetford Mines, Quebec and a proud supporter of Canadian engineering and business education. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Arthur and James McLaren Memorial Entrance Award

Established in March 2001 by Thomas McLaren, B. Com. 1949, in March 2001, in memory of his father, Arthur McLaren, B. Sc. Civil Eng. 1911, and his brother, James McLaren, B. Sc. Mining Eng. 1939. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to student entering the first-year engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Albert H. Ruddell Award

Established by Albert H. Ruddell, B. Sc. 1952 (Mechanical Engineering), and awarded to a student entering the first year of Applied Science on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. The award is renewable for three further years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C) is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Science '28 Bursary

Established from the estate of Elizabeth Bauld in recognition of A.W. McNeil, W.S. Miller, R.H. Bissell and W.E. Wright, all Applied Science graduates of Queen's, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '41 Entrance Bursary

Established in 1996 to honour the members of the class of Science '41 and to recognize their contributions to engineering at Queen's. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '44 Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established by members of Science '44 in memory of Clyde Lendrum, Sc. '44, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science 1946 Memorial Entrance Award in Applied Science

Established by the alumni of the Class of Science 1946 and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '47 Entrance Bursary

Established by the class of Science '47 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first-year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '48 George A. Jewett Entrance Bursary

Established by the class of Science '48 in honour of George A. Jewett to recognize his many years of service to Science '48. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '50 Entrance Bursary

Established in November 2000 by the class of Science 1950 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '51 Entrance Bursary

Established by the class of Science '51 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '56 Entrance Bursary

Established by the class of Science '56 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '58 Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established by the class of Science '58 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science 1959 Admission Award

Established in October 1999 by the alumni of the Class of Science 1959 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to students entering the first-year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a satisfactory academic average is maintained each year, financial heed remains evident, and involvement in school or community activities is sustained.

Science '61 Entrance Bursary

Established by the Class of Science 1961 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first-year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '65 Entrance Award

Established in October 2002 by the Class of Science '65 and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '68 Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established by the Class of Science '68 and awarded on the basis of financial need to student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Science '77 Entrance Bursary in Applied Science

Established by the Class of Science '77 and awarded on the basis of financial need to student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Raleigh Smith Award in Applied Science

Established by Raleigh Smith, retired Clerk of the Ontario Ministry of Health, and awarded to a student entering the first year of a program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Renewable for the following three years provided a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C) is maintained and financial need remains evident.

Trisha Louise Smith Memorial Bursary in Applied Science

Established by Queen's engineering alumni and family and friends in memory of Trisha Louise Smith, Science '00, who died on October 19, 1996 following a tragic accident at her high school commencement. Awarded by the Dean on the basis of academic standing, community service, athletic ability and financial need to the student entering the first year program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who best exemplifies Trisha's personal attributes and spirit. The recipient must have a minimum grade average of 80% or equivalent.

Kenneth J. Southern Bursary

Established by Norman J. Southern, B.Sc'39 (Mining Engineering), in memory of his brother Kenneth J. Southern, B.Sc'34 (Mechanical Engineering). Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Preference will be given to a student from Thunder Bay, Ontario. The bursary is renewable for 3 more years, provided that a minimum GPA of 2.0 is maintained and that financial need remains evident.

Mary Ruth Uffen Entrance Award in Applied Science

Established in memory of Mary Ruth Uffen by her husband, Robert J. Uffen, former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Awarded by the Dean of Applied Science on the basis of financial need, to a female student entering the first year of the Applied Science program.

Ian and Estelle Vessie Bursaries

Established by Ian, B.Sc. 1938, and Estelle Vessie. Awarded to students entering the first year program in the Faculty of Applied Science on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to students from Brockville, Ottawa, and the surrounding regions.

David G. Vice Entrance Award

Established in January 2010 by David G. Vice, B.Sc. 1955, D.Sc. 1993. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students entering the first year first entry undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided a GPA of 2.0 is maintained in the first year and a GPA of 2.7 is maintained in subsequent years in a full course load, and financial need remains evident.

Wasmund Family Aboriginal Scholars Award

Established in February 2011, the Wasmund Family Aboriginal Scholars Award is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated initiative to Aboriginal students entering first year in any first entry undergraduate degree program with preference to Aboriginal students entering first year of a first entry program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The award is renewable for three subsequent years provided financial need remains evident and the student continues to be registered in a program of study. If no first-year Aboriginal student qualifies then the award may be granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to an incoming Aboriginal student transferring, as an upper-year student, into the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

 

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Fine Art Specific Bursaries and Awards:

William and Patricia Sheets Memorial Entrance Bursary

Established in January 2008 by the estate of William and Patricia Sheets and awarded on the basis of financial need to students entering the first year in the Faculty of Arts and Science, with preference given to students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program.

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Kinesiology and Health Studies Specific Bursaries and Awards:

Elliott/Galasso Entrance Award

Established in March 2002 by Janet E. (Elliott) Galasso, B. A. '59, BPHE '60 and Dr. Pasquale (Pat) J. Galasso, B. A./BPHE '55, Ph.D., in honour of their parents, Alexine S. (Lefebvre) Elliott and Carman D. Elliott, and Carolina (Aglialoro) Galasso and Costantino Galasso, who dreamed of and sacrificed for a higher education for their children. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, and community service to full-time students entering the first 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 Studies.

Plumley Family Award in Physical and Health Education

Established by Kent Plumley, B. Sc. (Chem. Eng.) 1960, LL. B. 1963, and Sandra (Macdonald) Plumley, B. A. 1966, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student entering the first year of a Physical and Health Education program.

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Music Specific Bursaries and Awards:

Peter and Carol Davy Entrance Award in Voice

Established by Peter and Carol Davy, music lovers and supporters of music at Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music program, with preference to a student whose applied area of study is voice.

Heather Hamlin Entrance Award in Music

Established by the Hamlin family of Mississauga, Ontario, in memory of Heather Hamlin, generous supporters of the arts and lifelong lovers of music. Five awards to be given on the recommendation of the School of Music, with preference given to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music program on the basis of financial need, academic merit, and musical accomplishment.

Irving and Regina Rosen Award in Music

Established by Irving and Regina Rosen, music lovers and patrons of the arts in Kingston. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Music, with preference given to a student entering the first year of the Bachelor of Music program on the basis of financial need and overall academic accomplishment.

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Nursing Specific Bursaries and Awards:

Gault-Eastley Award

Established by J. M. Waddell, Meds.'38, and family in memory of Evelyn Gault and Evelyn Eastley and awarded in the following order on the basis of academic excellence and financial need: (1) to a student entering the School of Nursing from Edmonton, Northern Alberta, Regina, or Southern Saskatchewan; (2) an upper-year Nursing student from Alberta or Saskatchewan; or (3) any first-year Nursing student.

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Award

Established by Major-General John W. B. Barr, CMM, KStJ, CD, QHP, MD, CM'40, Meds'40, in acknowledgement of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's longstanding contribution to the medical and nursing care of Canadian service personnel as Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corp. and, later, of the Canadian Forces Medical Service. Awarded to students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Nursing Science program in the Faculty of Health Sciences on the basis of financial need and academic achievement, as well as either employment as nursing assistants or proven involvement in extracurricular activities such as volunteer work for humanitarian causes.

School of Nursing Entrance Award

Established by the School of Nursing and awarded to a student entering the first year in the School of Nursing on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.Application forms are available from high schools or from the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) and must be submitted to the Student Awards Office by 15 March.

Margaret K. Stevens Entrance Award

Established by Mrs. Margaret K. Stevens Keyser, B.N.Sc. 1947, and is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student entering the first year program in the School of Nursing.

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Bursaries and Awards for Student Athletes:

Jeff Beck Entrance Athletic Bursary

Established in May 2007 by Jeff Beck, B.Sc.(Eng) 1980, and awarded on the basis of academic achievement and athletic excellence to first-year students enrolled full-time in any first entry undergraduate degree program and who are on the competition roster of the Men's or Women's Varsity hockey team.  The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations.

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Bursaries and Awards for Students in the BISC - First Year Program at Herstmonceux:

Kathleen Ryan First Year Program Award

Awarded to Queen's University students who participate in the First Year Study Program at the Bader International Study Centre. The award is based on financial need, excellent academic ability, and involvement in high school and/or community activities. Ten awards are available.

BISC International Award

Established by Queen's University and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit to Queen's students studying at the Bader International Study Centre. For Queen's students enrolled in the Bader International Study Centre - First-Year Program.

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