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Queen's University
 

Bursaries for Student Athletes

Apply for the General Bursary

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


Athletic Student Bursary

Established in January 2005 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to second-, third-, or fourth-year student athletes enrolled in any program of studies. The bursary will be administered in compliance with CIS and OUA regulations.

Reginald Barker Memorial Award

Established in May 2001 by family and friends in memory of Reginald Donald Barker, B.A. '38. Reg Barker was a gifted athlete and WWII hero who demonstrated leadership on the football field and bravery and self-sacrifice in action. Awarded to a second, third, or fourth year student enrolled full-time in any four year program. The candidate must be a member of the intercollegiate football program, demonstrate financial need, and exhibit leadership qualities.

Nathan Richard Cowan Memorial Award

Established in October 2002 by family, friends, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Department of Economics in memory of a remarkable individual, Nathan Cowan (1977-2002), B.Sc., B.A. (Economics) 2002. Awarded on the basis of financial need to second, third, or fourth year students enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or the Department of Economics. Awarded normally in even-numbered years to students enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and in odd-numbered years to students enrolled in the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Candidates will be student athletes with preference given to a member of the Queen's University Sailing Team, who may demonstrate aspirations to participate at a higher level of competition. The award will be administered on compliance with all OUA and CIS regulations for athletic awards.

Elwin and Beverley Derbyshire Award

Established by Elwin Derbyshire, B.Sc. 1965, and Beverley Derbyshire. Awarded to students enrolled full-time in the second, third or fourth year in any four-year program on the basis of financial need, academic ability, proven leadership qualities and involvement in the intercollegiate men's hockey program.

R. David Ghent Bursary

Established by family and friends in memory of R. David Ghent, B.Sc.'84. Awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in Mining Engineering. Preference will be given first to a student who is a member of one of the Queen's ski teams, and second to a student involved in other athletic activities. In the event there is no qualified student in the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's University, the bursary may be awarded to a student in another program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Rolf Lund Award

Established by friends and colleagues and awarded to a full-time upper year student on the basis of financial need and at least a B standing, who has completed a minimum of one full year with the Track and Field and/or Cross Country team. A general bursary application, along with two letters of reference, should be submitted to the Student Awards Office.  Selection will be made in consultation with the Queen's track Booster Club.

Pamela McDonald Memorial Bursary

Established in January 2005 by Bruce McDonald in memory of Pamela McDonald, B.Sc. 2003 and awarded on the basis of financial need to fourth-year students enrolled in the B.Sc.(Honours) program. Candidates will be participating members of an intercollegiate sport at Queen's University. Preference will be given to a student with a concentration in Life Sciences. The bursary will be administered in compliance with CIS and OUA regulations.

William E. Miklas Memorial Award

Established in December 2002 by family, friends and colleagues in memory of William E. Miklas, B.A. 1963, MBA 1965. Awarded on the basis of financial need to second-, third-, or fourth-year Commerce students enrolled full-time in the School of Business who are student-athletes on an intercollegiate sports team at Queen's University. If there are no eligible student-athletes the award may be granted to upper year Commerce students who demonstrate financial need and who have participated in intramural sports at Queen's University. If the students chosen are student-athletes on an intercollegiate sports team, the award will be administered in compliance with CIS and OUA regulations.

Plumley Family Award for Football

Established by Kent Plumley, B.Sc. (Chem.Eng.) 1960, LL.B. 1963, and Sandra Macdonald Plumley, B.A. 1966. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year students enrolled in any program on the basis of financial need and who play on the Queen's Golden Gaels Football Team. The maximum amount of each bursary will be according to OUA regulations and will adhere to all other OUA and CIS guidelines for Athletic Awards.

Justin Schwieg Memorial Bursary

Established in April 2006 by an anonymous donor and awarded on the basis of financial need to second, third, or fourth year students enrolled in any undergraduate program at Queen's University, with preference to students who are currently playing on the interuniversity football team. Preference will be given to students whose permanent address at the time of admission to Queen's University was from one of the following counties: Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, or Leeds and Grenville. The bursary will be administered in compliance with CIS and OUA regulations.

Frank Tindall Bursary

Established by friends and colleagues of Frank Tindall and awarded on the basis of financial need to student(s) in any undergraduate program. Awarded to student-athletes in a degree program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of a Gaels interuniversity athletic team. Preference will be given to student-athletes who are on the competitive roster of the Football team.  The maximum amount of each bursary will be according to OUA regulations and will adhere to all other OUA and CIS guidelines for Athletic Financial Awards.

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