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Bursaries Open to All Students

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

 


ACC Bursary

Established from the partial proceeds of the Queen's ACC long distance discount program. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

ATF Bursaries for the Disabled

Through contributions from student activity fees from 1989-1993 the Accessibility Task Force has established bursaries for undergraduate students with disabilities. To be eligible for this assistance, students must be registered with the Disability Services Office, Queen's University.

AMS Sesquicentennial Bursaries

Established in 1990 by the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University. Awarded to students in any faculty or school with preference given to single parents with day care expenses.

Anna Jean and Ross Baker Award

Established from a bequest by Edward Ross Baker in memory of his mother, Anna Jean Baker, and awarded to a student in any Faculty or School at Queen's University on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and financial need.

E. Stanley and Nadine M. Beacock Bursary

Established by E. Stanley Beacock, Arts 1942, and Nadine M. Beacock and awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school.

Hugh and Bernie Bedore Bursary

Established by the family of Hugh and Bernie Bedore, whose family business close to Queen's was of valued service to the Queen's community. Awarded to a student on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has had experience or involvement in the retail industry.

Agnes Benidickson Bursary

Established by the Alma Mater Society and named in honour of the Chancellor Emeritus, Agnes Benidickson. Funds have been donated by students through their Student Activity Fees and raised through Project Millennium. Awarded to an undergraduate student in financial need in any year of any faculty of school at Queen's University.

Board of Trustees Bursary

Established through donations by the Board of Trustees of Queen's University and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

Patricia Bogstad Bursary

Established by colleagues and friends on the occasion of Patricia Bogstad's retirement from Queen's University to honour her many years of valued service. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school.

James Boyd Keddie Memorial Bursaries

Established in accordance with the wishes of the late James Luke Keddie. Awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to students from the City of Oshawa and surrounding area who intend to enter the teaching profession.

Dr. James Brown MacDougall Bursaries

Awarded on the basis of need to upper-year undergraduate students.

Robert Bruce Bursaries

The will of the late Robert Bruce of Quebec provided for an annual sum to be given in bursaries to "students of promising ability but straitened circumstances." Money from this fund is disbursed annually to one or more students in the third or later years in any faculty.

Dr. Ronald Calderisi Memorial Bursary

Established in September 2007 by Anna Crocco in memory of her husband Dr. Ronald Calderisi who was a surgeon at the Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory, Ontario prior to his death. Awarded on the basis of financial need to aboriginal students in any Faculty or School at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students in any program of studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences. If in any year there are no eligible aboriginal students the bursary will be granted to undergraduate students in either the School of Medicine or School of Nursing.

Caldwell Bursary

Established in November 2003 by Gregor Caldwell, B.Com. 1964, and awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time students in the second, third, or fourth year in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

Campbell Memorial Bursaries

Established by the children of Milton Neil Campbell and Hazel May Campbell (Dixon). Awarded on the basis of financial need to students who have completed at least one year of studies at Queen's University. Preference given to student(s) from Saskatchewan.

Canadian Officers Training Corps (C.O.T.C.) Bursaries

Awarded on the basis of need to upper-year undergraduate students.

Canadian Union of Public Employees 1302 (CUPE 1302) Bursary

Established in April 2004 by Local 1302 of C.U.P.E. and awarded to an undergraduate student(s) in any program of studies at Queen's University on the basis of demonstrated financial need. The bursary will be granted in the following order of priority: (1) relatives of full-time and/or part-time local 1302 members currently employed at Queen's University; or (2) former members of local 1302; or (3) any undergraduate student in any program at Queen's University.

Senator Frank Carrel Bursaries

Several bursaries are awarded annually on the basis of deemed need to students enrolled in any year in any program. Restricted to students domiciled in Quebec prior to enrolment at Queen's University.

Cartwright-Duncan Trust Bursary

Established by a bequest from the estate of Kenneth Abdul Rouff in memory of Lewis Duncan, Q.C. and Henry Cartwright and awarded on the basis of financial need to an aboriginal student in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

David F. and Sylvia L. Cassillis Award

Established in November 2000 from the estate of David Fleming Drummond Kennedy Cassillis and awarded to student(s) in any faculty or school on the basis of financial need, academic standing, and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

Child Care Bursary

Established in March 2007 by the A.M.S. and the Campus Child Care Committee through the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs and awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time or part-time students in any Faculty or School at Queen's University to assist with child care expenses. This bursary may be granted in emergency situations.

Beatrice (Steuer) Cohen Award

Established in May 2007 by Mrs. Beatrice Steuer Cohen and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students in any Faculty or School who are challenged with a physical disability. Preference will be given to students with an impaired mobility. Students must be registered with Queen's University Disability Services.

Harold Arthur Cohen Bursary

Established in May 2002 by the family in memory of Harold Arthur Cohen, B.A. 1928, B.Sc. 1930 (Engineering Physics). Awarded on the basis of financial need to an upper year student in any faculty or school who is challenged with a physical or perceptual disability. Preference will be given to students who have either a hearing or visual impairment. Students must be registered with Queen's University Disability Services.

George and Lilian Coleman Taylor Bursary

A fund established by George Taylor and Lilian Coleman Taylor provides bursaries for competent but needy students from Leeds County registered in any faculty of the University.

Martha J. Crane Bursary

Established in March 2001 by Martha J. Crane, B.A.(Hon.) 1976, B.Ed. 1977, and awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school. Preference will be given to a student from Elmira District Secondary School or from a high school in the Kitchener/Waterloo area.

Olive Zeron David Bursaries

Established by a bequest from Olive Beatrice David, B.A. 1926, and awarded on the basis of financial need to women students.

A. Ephraim Diamond Award

Established by Mr. A. Ephraim Diamond, B.Sc. (Eng.) 1943 and awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students on the basis of financial need, satisfactory academic performance, leadership qualities, and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

Disabled Students' Bursaries

Established by the Alma Mater Society and Arts and Science '82 to assist disabled students attending Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of need.

A. Vibert Douglas Bursaries

Established by friends and colleagues of A. Vibert Douglas, LL.D., Dean of Women from 1939 to 1959 and a pioneer in the teaching of astrophysics. Awarded on the basis of need to students in any Faculty or School, with preference given to women students.

John Farnham Memorial Bursary

Established by the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University from a bequest from John Farnham, B.Sc.'66, M.B.A.'68, contributions from colleagues at Towers Perrin, family and friends. Awarded to a student in financial need who has demonstrated leadership in student government.

Rita Friendly Kaufman Memorial Award

Established in October 2006 by family and members of the Queen's Women's Association to honour the memory of Rita Friendly Kaufman, former President and a devoted member of the Queen's Women's Association for forty years. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to female students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in any Faculty or School at Queen's for whom neither parent has attended a university.

David A. Gillies and Jessie Herchmer Gillies Bursaries

Awarded on the basis of academic proficiency and financial need with preference given to upper-year students.

Lin Good Bursary

Established by colleagues and friends of Lin Good on the occasion of her retirement from Queen's University where she served as a librarian from 1959 to 1986 in a number of positions, including those of Associate Librarian and Acting Chief Librarian. Awarded to students in any faculty or school who are in need of financial assistance.

Grittani-Livingston Family Bursary

Established in April 2006 by members of the Grittani-Livingston family, all of whom attended Queen's University, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of any Faculty or School at Queen's University, with preference to students who self-identify as a Crown Ward.

Karen V. Gunn Bursary

Established in April 2004 by Karen V. Gunn, B.Ed. 1983, and awarded on the basis of financial need to second-, third-, or fourth-year students in any program at Queen's University.

Adelaide Haggart Bursaries

Established from a bequest by Adelaide E. (Haggart) Robinson and awarded to a student in any faculty or school on the basis of financial need.

John Miles Hamilton Memorial Bursary

Established by the family of the late John Miles Hamilton, (Comm. '41 Queen's; M.B.A. Harvard). Awarded to students in any undergraduate faculty or school who are in need of financial assistance.

Monsignor J.G. Hanley Memorial Bursary

Established by the Kingston Newman Alumni in memory of Monsignor J.G. Hanley and awarded to an upper year undergraduate student in financial need.

Patrick James Duncan Harvie Memorial Bursary

Established in January 2003 in memory of Patrick Harvie by family and friends, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in second-, third- or fourth-year in any faculty or school at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students who, during their time at Queen's, have participated in the Science Quest Program.

Anne Home Protti Award

Established by friends and family of Anne Home Protti, Arts 1961, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to a student who has already demonstrated a passion for teaching, not necessarily in traditional settings.

Celesta Hibbert Hunter Bursary

Awarded on the basis of need to a resident of the United States, registered in an undergraduate degree program.

E. Muriel Hosking Smith Bursary

Established in May 2005 by a gift from the estate of E. Muriel Hosking Smith and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of study in any faculty or school.

Khaki University and Y.M.C.A. Memorial Fund

This fund is part of a sum left from the Khaki University after the First World War, which was divided among the Canadian universities. The interest is used to award one or more bursaries to undergraduate students in any faculty. In awarding these bursaries preference is given to returned men, or sons or daughters of soldiers of the World Wars.

Alice Kingdon Bursaries

Established by Mrs. Alice Kingdon of Brantford, Ontario. Awarded to students in any undergraduate faculty or school who are in need of financial assistance.

Padre and Frances Laverty Bursary

Established in October 2003 by family, friends, colleagues and other members of the Queen's family in recognition of the Lavertys' dedication and contribution to the University. Awarded on the basis of financial need to third or fourth year students in any faculty or school at Queen's University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated involvement in campus life and extracurricular activities.

Peter Lougheed Award

Established in October 2002 through donations from members of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University in honour of Chancellor Emeritus, Peter Lougheed, who served as Chancellor of Queen's University from July 1996 through June 2002. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to undergraduate students from Western Canada in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

J. Gordon MacKay Bursary

Established by John G. MacKay in memory of his father, J. Gordon MacKay, and awarded to a student in any faculty or school on the basis of financial need.

A.E. MacRae Bursaries

Established in memory of the late A.E. MacRae of Ottawa. Awarded to students in any undergraduate faculty or school on the basis of need.

Isabella MacRae Memorial Bursary

Established by Isabella MacRae of Saginaw, Michigan. Awarded on the basis of merit and need to male undergraduate students in any faculty or school.

Robert and Bella Martin Award

Established in December 2001 by Mr. R.J. Martin, B.A. 1948, M.Ed. 1960 (Toronto) and his wife, Mrs. Ismay Martin, in memory of Mr. Martin's parents, Robert and Bella Martin. Awarded at the discretion of the Bursary Committee to a student with at least second year standing in any faculty or school at Queen's University on the basis of financial need and demonstrated appreciation of the English language as exemplified by activities such as community service to Queen's libraries or local public libraries promoting reading, stories, or library services to young people, submissions to papers/journals, involvement in Queen's newspapers, or participation in debating teams at either intramural or university level. Preference will be given to students from rural and remote areas of Canada.

Reverend Dr. Alexander Dawson Matheson Award

Established by John Matheson in memory of The Reverend Dr. Alexander Dawson Matheson, B.D., M.A. (Queen's), D.D. (McGill), and awarded to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school on the basis of financial need.

Metis Award

Established by the Metis Nation of Ontario through the Metis Training Initiatives and awarded on the basis of financial need to a Metis student registered in any year in any faculty or school at Queen's University. A General Bursary application, along with a Metis verification form, should be submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 31 October. Selection will be made in consultation with the Metis Nation of Ontario.

O.M. Montgomery Awards

The terms for this award are cross listed with named Undergraduate Admission Bursaries, Regional/ High School Specific.

Alison and I.G. Morgan Bursary

Established to honor the retirement of Alison and I.G. Morgan from Queen's, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of any program.

MTCU Aboriginal Postsecondary Bursary

Established in November 2009 by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to Aboriginal students in any year of any Faculty or School at Queen's University. For both full-time and part-time Aboriginal students. Must be an Ontario resident.

Arnold J. Noftall Bursary

Established by Arnold J. Noftall, B.A. 1941, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a full-time undergraduate student in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

Doris Noftall Bursary

Established in November 2005 by Doris Noftall, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any Faculty or School at Queen's University. Preference will be given to Aboriginal students.

OSOTF Bursary

Established in November 2002 and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

OSOTF General Bursary

Established from donations and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any year in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

Ottawa Women's Canadian Club Bursary

Established by the Ottawa Women's Canadian Club and awarded to an undergraduate student on the basis of financial need.

Padfield Award

Established by colleagues and friends on the occasion of Diana (Dee) Padfield's retirement from Queen's University in recognition of her many years of valued service and in memory of her husband, Christopher John Padfield, former member of the Department of Pediatrics, Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a second, third, or fourth year student in any faculty or school at Queen's University. Preference will be given to Aboriginal students.

Pannell-Grant Awards

Established in February 2010 by the estate of Elsbeth (Pannell) Grant, B.A. 1932, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students in any year of any Faculty or School at Queen's University.

Parents' Bursary

Established from donations made by parents of Queen's University students and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any faculty or school at Queen's.

Lance Pattee Memorial Bursary

Established in April 2002 by a bequest from the estate of Dr. Lance Pattee, MD 1985, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a full-time upper year student in any faculty or school who is involved in intramural athletics at Queen's University.

Frederic H. Peters Bursary

Established by Frederic H. Peters, B.Comm. 1938, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any faculty or school.

Frank G. Pollard Bursary

Established in May 2005 by Frank G. Pollard, B.Sc.(Eng) 1944, and awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any year of study in any faculty or school.

Queen's Bursaries

Awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any Faculty or School at Queen's University.

Queen's International Student's Society Bursary

Established in 1993 by the Queen's International Student's Society and awarded on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to an international student.

Queen's University Staff Association Bursary

Awarded on the basis of merit and need to an upper-year student at Queen's University who is a dependent of a member of Queen's University Staff Association in good standing.

Rehab Therapy Society Sesquicentennial Bursary

Established by the Rehab Therapy Society in 1990, in celebration of Queen's Sesquicentennial. The bursary is awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate and/or graduate students in any faculty who are challenged with a physical disability.

Rector's Bursary

Established by former Rectors of the University and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of any Faculty or School at Queen's University.

Pauline Schubert Bursary

A bursary given by the Faculty Women's Club of Queen's University in memory of the late Pauline Schubert, a former President of the Faculty Women's Club, to assist a female student.

Scotiabank Group Accessibility Bursaries

Established in October 2006 by the Scotiabank Group and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any School or Faculty who have a disability and who are enrolled in a minimum of one credit per term (40% course load). Students must be currently registered with Health, Counselling and Disability Services.

Senior Citizen Tuition Bursary

The Senior Citizen Tuition Bursary is meant to assist senior citizens who wish to further their education by taking a course at the University.  To qualify, students must be 65 years of age or older and have been accepted to study at Queen’s University on a part-time basis.  The bursary will assist with the cost of 6.0 credit units per year.  Application is by letter, directed to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards, detailing what course(s) they are interested in taking, when they will be taking these courses and indicating what their monthly costs and resources will be for the duration of the period of study.

Brian Sinnott Memorial Model United Nations Bursary

Established by the International Affairs Association of Queen's University in memory of Brian Sinnott and awarded to members of the International Affairs Association on the basis of financial need to help defray costs associated with attending educational conferences supported by the Association. Preference will be given to the Model United Nations Conference. A bursary application, along with a letter of support from the Association, should be submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards).

Sutton Bursaries

Established by Gerald D. Sutton, B.Comm. '48., M.Comm.'49, and Margaret (Scally) Sutton, B.A.'48, to be awarded to students in need of financial assistance.

Helen Talcott Medhurst Award

To be awarded to a female student, preferably from Prince Edward County, Ontario, who gives evidence of outstanding academic achievement and leadership, and is in need of financial assistance.

Allan R. Taylor Bursary

Established by Allan R. Taylor, a prominent Canadian, who received an honorary degree from Queen's University in 1991. Awarded to a student interested in international business studies and on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Fran and Peter Thompson Bursary

Established in February 2004 by the children, family and friends of Fran (nee Robertson, B.A. '64) and Peter (B.A. '62, LL.B. '65) in celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary on December 7, 2003. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any faculty or school at Queen's University. Preference will be given to married students with dependents.

TD Bank Financial Group Bursaries

Established by the TD Bank Financial Group and awarded to part- or full-time undergraduate students on the basis of financial need.

Toronto-Dominion Bank Higher Education Awards

Established by the Toronto-Dominion Bank and awarded annually to full-time or part-time students in any faculty or school on the basis of demonstrated financial need and high academic standing.

George and Mary Turnbull Foundation Fund Award

Established in March 2003 by The George and Mary Turnbull Foundation and awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and extra-curricular activities to a second, third, or fourth year student in any program. Preference will be given to students studying in the areas of either english, history, politics, biology or marine biology in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

University Council Bursary

Established by members of University Council and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any faculty or school at Queen's University.

Van Nostrand/Holt Family Bursary

Established by Alison Holt, Arts 1987, former staff member in Alumni Affairs and Communications, and Innes van Nostrand, Science 1986, former Director of Alumni Affairs, as well as their friends at Queen's. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school at Queen's University, with preference to those who have shown personal commitment to community service.

Peter N.T. Widdrington Award

Established by Peter N.T. Widdrington, B.A. (Hon.), Economics, 1953, and awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students on the basis of financial need, academic ability, and leadership qualities.

Dr. Robert John Wilson Bursaries

Established in November 2002 by a bequest from the estate of Kathryn Wilson in memory of her husband, Dr. Robert John Wilson, Meds. 1941, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any faculty or school.

Trudy (Goodall) and Major C. "Mike" Wiltshire Memorial Bursary

Established in November 1995 by Gertrude Goodall, B.A. 1941, in memory of her husband, C. "Mike" Wiltshire, B.A. 1963, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, and awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any Faculty or School at Queen's University.

Charles Frederick Young Bursary

Established in October 2002 by a bequest from the estate of Edith Irene Young. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence (minimum 90% average) to students in any year in any faculty or school at Queen's University. In the event there is no suitable candidate(s) in a particular year the bursary will not be awarded.

William Young Award

Established in October 2012 by Queen’s University in honour of William Young, Sc’ 77 to recognize his long-standing commitment to Queen’s University and his faithful service to the Board of Trustees from 1996 to 2012.  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities to students in any year of any Faculty or School at Queen's University.

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