Student Awards

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Bursaries for Commerce Students

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


David M. Beatty Award

Established in October 2010 by David M. Beatty, B.Com. 1982, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students in third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce Program in the Smith School of Business.

Tom Burns Bursary

Established by the family and friends of Tom Burns, Commerce '47, and awarded on the basis of need to a student in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program or the MBA program.

Lieutenant Commander Clifton R. Tony Coughlin Bursary

Established in December 2008 by the Estate of Martha Hazel Coughlin in memory of her husband Clifton R. Tony Coughlin, B.Com. 1937, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen's University.

Geoffrey Martin Colley Memorial Bursary

Established in May 2015 in memory of Geoffrey Martin Colley by his family and wife Martha Emma Adeline Bouck (Colley), M.D.,C.M 1959. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. First preference will be given to students in the Accounting Stream. Second preference will be given to students from one of the following provinces, listed in order of priority: (a) Manitoba, (b) Saskatchewan, (c) Alberta, and (d) Ontario.

Commerce '66/James R. Booth Memorial Award

Established in January 1997 and revised in September 2016 by the Class of Commerce 1966 on the occasion of their 30th reunion in 1996 and in memory of their classmate James R. Booth, B.Com. 1966. Awarded to undergraduate students in the Smith School of Business on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement.

Commerce 2000 Award

Established in May 2013 by the class of Commerce 2000. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school or community activities, to students in the third year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business at Queen's University.

Stephanie Deutsch Award

Established in December 2005 by the Queen's Women's Association to mark their 65th anniversary to honour Mrs. Stephanie Deutsch, honorary President of the Queen's Women's Association (1968-74), and wife of the late Dr. John Deutsch, B.Com. 1935, LL.D. 1974, former Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to female student(s) in the second, third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree program in the Smith School of Business.

EY Emerging Leader Award

Established in February 2000 and last revised in October 2015 by Ernst & Young (now EY), a long-time partner to Queen's School of Business. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, proven leadership skills and involvement in extra-curricular activities to students in second year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business.

Donald Gordon Memorial Award

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

John Hamilton Technology Bursary

Established by John Hamilton, Commerce '63. Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program. Students are expected to use this bursary to purchase or lease technology products or software.

Alvin M. Hew and Family Upper Year Award

Established in March 2017 by Alvin M. Hew, BCom 1986, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated extra-curricular leadership activities, to students in second, third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in Smith School of Business.

Investors Group Award

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

Richard and Janet Lint Family Student Award

Established in May 2001 by the Richard and Janet Lint family and awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student in any year in the Bachelor of Commerce program. Preference will be given to a student requiring emergency bursary assistance.

The Macklem Family Bursary

Established in January 2018 by O. Richard Macklem, BCom 1952, and family, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business.

Ruth Harriet McKenzie Bursary

Established in January 1997 by her family in memory of Ruth Harriet McKenzie and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Extra-curricular activities will also be considered.

Carrie Mida Memorial Award

Established by friends and colleagues in memory of Carrie Mida, B.Com. (Honours) 1979, who died in a car accident in 1992. Awarded to a student in any year of the Commerce program on the basis of financial need, academic excellence and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

William E. Miklas Memorial Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with named General Bursaries for Student Athletes.

Ross W. Nicol Memorial Bursary

Established by his family, friends and classmates in memory of Ross W. Nicol, Commerce '75. Awarded to a student in the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce program on the basis of need.

John Nixon Bursary

Established in March 2013 by John Nixon, B.Com. 1978, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Preference will be given to US citizens or students who live in the US.

Queen's Commerce Bursary

Established in June 2014 by the School of Business, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business.

Ratehub.ca Commerce Award

Established in October 2017 by Ratehub.ca. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to second, third or fourth year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce program in the Smith School of Business. Preference will be given to students who are involved in extra-curricular activities that support and promote diversity or women in leadership at the Smith School of Business.

Graham F. Saunders Award

Established by a friend in memory of Graham F. Saunders who died in the fourth year of his Commerce degree and awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Commerce program on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Award for Excellence

Established by the Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited, an important partner with Queen's University for a number of years. The creation of this award demonstrates a genuine commitment to community support. Awarded to full time undergraduate or graduate students in the Smith School of Business who demonstrate a combination of academic excellence, financial need and leadership/community contributions.

Robert William Surgenor Bursary

Established by the family of Robert William Surgenor, B.Com. 1947, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of the Bachelor of Commerce program.

June Alfred Yee Memorial Bursary

Established by Mrs. J.L. Yee in memory of her husband, Mr. June Alfred Yee, Commerce '36. Awarded on the basis of need to a student who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident registered in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Commerce program.

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