Continuing Student Awards List

SCHOLARSHIPS | BURSARIES

Scholarships

DIELSCHNEIDER ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED At least 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a Catholic student
  • Have an average of 65% or above
  • Be from Saskatchewan
  • Be of Aboriginal ancestry*
  • Provide proof of Aboriginal ancestry

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE
*Aboriginal Ancestry: It is determined by reference to the Constitution Act of 1982 and includes Indian (non-status/status), Métis and Inuit persons of Canada as well as persons who are accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan as a member of their community.

DONOR Peter and Joyce Dielschneider
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SISTER IRENE POELZER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is intended to support the educational experience of Aboriginal students at St. Thomas More College by recognizing their academic achievements and resilience, and by facilitating -opportunities for them to:

  • Cultivate a cohort of support among their peers at STM
  • Make STM their "home" on Campus
  • Meet STM faculty
  • Take STM classes
  • Participate in positions of leadership at STM

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be First Nations, Inuit, or Metis, and provide proof of Ancestry*
  • Demonstrate their connection to the Aboriginal community by submitting a letter of recommendation:
    • from their Aboriginal community or a group within this community, or
    • from the supervisor of work or other service they rendered to an Aboriginal community
  • Be a full-time STM student in their second or third year of study
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the STM faculty, staff, or administration

PREFERENCE

Given to single parenting mothers and grandmothers and applicants maintaining a cumulative average of at least 65%

NOTE
Letters of recommendation must be delivered in a sealed envelope with the signature of the writer written across the seal.
*Aboriginal Ancestry: It is determined by reference to the Constitution Act of 1982 and includes Indian (non-status/status), Métis and Inuit persons of Canada as well as persons who are accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan as a member of their community.

DONOR Sister Irene Poelzer
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HENRY AND AGNES BROCKMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Named after Henry J. and Agnes Brockman who were pioneers in the Humboldt area. This fund provides scholarships for study in the area of child development.

VALUE The amount of the scholarship(s) is the equivalent of 75% of a student's domestic tuition fee for all courses the student is registered in as of the scholarship application deadline date

NUMBER OFFERED At least 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a continuing students (completes a minimum of 24 credit units)
  • Maintain an above average academic standing
  • Be majoring in Psychology
  • Have completed or registered in at least 6 credit units in Philosophy through St. Thomas More College
  • Be registered in at least 3 credit units of child development
  • Have an academic advisor from St. Thomas More College

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE
Upon application, a scholarship is renewable in the third and fourth years, provided the student maintains an above-average academic standing and continues to major in Psychology, with a focus on child development or developmentally related courses.

DONOR The Brockman family in memory of Henry J. and Agnes Brockman
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ROSE SEMKO HRYNCHUK SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE Up to $2500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be enrolled in a University of Saskatchewan 200 or 300 level Ukrainian language credit course offered on campus or abroad in the year that the award is granted
  • Have a minimum of 75% overall average in his/her full-time studies including the Ukrainian language class they are enrolled in during the academic year

PREFERENCE Given to candidates enrolled in a Ukrainian Studies minor program through the College for the award year.

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE
The student with the highest academic average who meets the criteria listed above will be awarded the scholarship.

DONOR Estate of Rose Semko Hrynchuk.

No application required; all students in enrolled in a 200 or 300 level UKR language course between May 1, 2016 and April 30, 2017 course will be considered.
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MARGARET MCWILLIAM SCHOLARSHIP
Marge made a mean lemon meringue pie. She sang louder than anyone else in her pew and watched The Young and the Restless religiously. She wore a lot (a lot) of foundation and little gold shoes. She lost her purse on a daily basis. Marge’s granddaughter is an STM graduate.

VALUE $2500

NUMBER OFFERED 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Have an Honours academic grade point average
  • Be registered in at least 6 credit units in English through STM
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 30 credit units for the current academic term
  • Be an upper-year (third or fourth year) student majoring in English

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE
The Scholarship will be given out to one (1) third year student and one (1) fourth year student with the highest academic grade point average who meets the criteria above.

DONOR Brette and Keldon Ehalt
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JEANNETTE TETRAULT SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:
• Be a St. Thomas More College Student or Newman Centre member
• Have successfully completed 30 credit units of university courses or the equivalent
• Maintain an Honours academic level grade point average

PREFERENCE Given to students majoring in French

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Jeannette Tetrault Scholarship
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EVELYN BURKITT SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1200

NUMBER OFFERED Up to 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be an upper year’s student majoring in Psychology

PREFERENCE
Given to someone who’s principle residence is outside of Saskatoon. Also given to those who are involved in extracurricular activities within one of the recognized STM student groups.

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR In memory of Mary and Joseph Burkitt
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COUNCIL 1517 GEORGE MACKEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1200

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Have been enrolled in at least 24 credit units the previous year
  • Maintain an honours average

PREFERENCE Given to fine arts majors

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Council 1517 George Mackey Foundation
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BATTEN SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Have graduated from a Catholic High School
  • Be enrolled through St. Thomas More College
  • Be maintaining an Honours grade point average
  • Not have received other scholarships and bursaries totalling twice the U of S tuition fee
  • Submit a letter of reference

PREFERENCE
Given to those who are active in the Catholic and larger community; including involvement in volunteer or other extracurricular activities or within one of the recognized STM student groups

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Dick and Donna Batten
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CHRISTOPHER DAWSON SCHOLARS
The Christopher Dawson Scholar program is designed to foster the study of Christian culture. This involves an investigation of Christian revelation, its enormous impact on European civilization, the development of the Christian Church in the Middle Ages and modern times, and the role of religion and Christianity today.

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be in the final year of a four-year B.A. or Honours degree majoring in an area of study offered by STM
  • Have obtained a minimum Cumulative Weighted Average (C.WA.) of 75%
  • Have completed or registered in at least 114 of the 120 c.u.’s required in total program
  • Have at least 30 c.u.’s of STM classes drawn from at least 3 STM departments, at least 12 c.u.’s of which must be from a designated list of STM courses

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE Course List:

  • ARCH 116.3
  • CMRS 201.6
  • CTST 105.3; 106.3, 200.3
  • FREN 423.3
  • HIST 202.6; 221.6; 341.3; 362.3; 374.6
  • HIST 114.6; 120.6 202.3; 205.3; 213.6; 215.6; 225.6; 236.3; 285.6; 330.3
  • PHIL 202.3; 204.3; 210.3; 211.3;212.3; 215.3; 219.3; 231.3; 233.3; 234.3;294.3; 302.3; 404.3; 412.3; 413.3
  • RLST 219.3; 220.3; 221.3; 222.3; 314.3; 315.3; 316.3; 320.3; 321.3; 326.3; 359.3; 363.3; 375.3; 411.3; 412.3; 413.3.
  • SOC 210.3; 211.3; 217.3; 321.3; 340.3; 411.3; 413.3

DONOR The Fr. Henry Carr Foundation
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THOMAS DEIS `38 TRIBUTE TO THE PIONEERS OF SASKATCHEWAN SCHOLARSHIP
Named after Thomas Deis’ parents who arrived in the early 1890’s from Central Europe, exemplified the spirit of bravery, the vision and the arduous labour common to the pioneers.

VALUE Varies

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must: 

  • Be a St. Thomas More College or Newman Centre member
  • Demonstrate an all-round excellence or leadership
  • Have enriched notably the life of STM or Newman Centre

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Thomas Deis, in memory of his parents
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FOUNDING FATHERS SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a student of St. Thomas More College or a Newman Centre member
  • Maintain an honours academic average
  • Be active in the student life of St. Thomas More College

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Newman/STM alumni, in memory of Basilian Fathers who served between 1926 and 1956
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WILFRID AND SYLVIA HINZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be maintaining a 70% or above average
  • Be active in the student life of St. Thomas More College

PREFERENCE
Given to those who have not yet received any additional continued scholarships or bursaries.

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Sylvia Hinz
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ST. THOMAS MORE COLLEGE / KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LEADERSHIP AWARD

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED Up to 3

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership within one of the recognized STM student groups
  • Be pursuing a degree in any program
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit one letter of reference related to their student group involvement

SELECTION CRITERIA A combination of leadership qualities, resume, and reference letter

DONOR Saskatoon Chapter Knights of Columbus and St. Thomas More College
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STM CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a student enrolled in ENG 366.3 for the year in which the award is made
  • Be enrolled through St. Thomas More College

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic average in the final grade for ENG 366.3

DONOR Anonymous

No application required; all students in enrolled in ENG 366.3 between May 1, 2016 and April 30, 2017 will be considered.
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STM FACULTY UNION SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Maintain a minimum Cumulative Weighted Average (C.WA.) of 75%

PREFERENCE
Given to students who are completing the STM Critical Perspectives on Social Justice & the Common Good Minor

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR STM Faculty Union
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CORNELIUS AND ROSALLIE WOLOSCHUK SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be an upper year student (year 3 or higher)
  • Be maintaining an honours (70% or above) average
  • Be enrolled through St. Thomas More College OR be a member of the Newman Centre
  • Be active in the student life of the college
  • Be from rural Saskatchewan

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE Candidates may be awarded the scholarship a maximum of twice in their academic career.

DONOR Children of Rosallie and Cornelius Woloschuk
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MAUREEN HAYNES CATHOLIC STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $850

NUMBER OFFERED 3 (1 for each CTST Course)

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be enrolled in one of CTST 105.3, 106.3 or 200.3 for the year in which the award is made

PREFERENCE
At the request of the donor, preference will be given to female students.

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic average in one of the CTST Courses

NOTE
In the interest of benefiting more students, candidates are not permitted to hold more than one Maureen Haynes Catholic Studies Scholarship for a given year.

DONOR Tony Haynes and family, in memory of Maureen Haynes

A separate application will be sent to qualifying students.
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DOUG AND IRENE SCHMEISER SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE Varies

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Maintain a minimum 70% academic average
  • Be an STM student majoring in Philosophy
  • Have successfully completed 30 credit units of university courses or the equivalent
  • Be currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credit units

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Doug and Irene Schmeiser
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LES AND IRENE DUBÉ SERVICE & JUSTICE AWARD

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED Up to 20

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Participate the STM Service and Justice Project
  • Include a letter of reference to verify prior community service, OR a character reference letter of from a nonrelative explaining why you would be a good candidate
  • Be enrolled in at least one STM class

SELECTION CRITERIA Participation in the STM Service and Justice Project and reference letter

NOTE
Also open to entering students. These awards are exempt from the requirement that a student be self-declared as an STM student.

DONOR Les and Irene Dubé

A separate application is available on Community Service-Learning page
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DR. DAVID L. FARMER SCHOLARSHIP
Named in memory of Dr. David Farmer, history professor at St. Thomas More College from 1970 to 1994 and friend to all who knew him.

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Have complete 60 credits units of study
  • Be a History major
  • Have 18 credit units of History completed

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Friends of Dr. David L. Farmer
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JOHN AND ELIZABETH KAUFMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a third or fourth year St. Thomas More College Student
  • Be a Religious Studies major

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Martin and Ruth Kaufmann, in memory of John and Elizabeth Kaufmann
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ROY E. LLOYD SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Maintain a minimum 70% academic average
  • Be from Saskatchewan
  • Not be receiving any additional continued scholarships or bursaries

PREFERENCE
Given to students majoring in Economics or Business Economics

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Rose Lloyd, in memory of Roy E. Lloyd
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UKRAINIAN SELF RELIANCE ASSOCIATION/TYC – STEPPE BRANCH UKRAINIAN LANGUAGE AWARDS

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 6 (2 for UKR 114, 2 for UKR 117, 1 for UKR 214, and 1 for UKR 217)

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Maintain a minimum of an 80% average in the course related to the award

PREFERENCE

At the request of the donor, preference will be given to candidates who self-identify as Ukrainian Orthodox.

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement in the course specific to the award

NOTE
Given that these awards are attached to courses offered by STM, these awards are exempt from the requirement that a student be self-declared as an STM student or actively involved in the life of the STM.

DONOR Ukrainian Self Reliance Association/TYC – Steppe Branch

A separate application will be sent to qualifying students.
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ROSE VOYTILLA SCHOLARSHIP

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a St. Thomas More College Entering or Continuing Student
  • Be pursuing an undergraduate program in preparation for the Catholic priesthood
  • Provide a letter describing their intent and commitment to pursuing studies for the Catholic priesthood
  • Submit a letter from a seminary or vocation director in support of their applications
  • Submit a letter of reference from a high school teacher or university professor

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

NOTE Also open to entering STM students

DONOR The Voytilla Estate, in memory of Rose Voytilla
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Bursaries

DIELSCHNEIDER ABORIGINAL BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED At least 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a Catholic student
  • Have an average of 60% or above
  • Be from Saskatchewan
  • Be of Aboriginal ancestry*
  • Provide proof of Aboriginal ancestry

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE
*Aboriginal Ancestry: It is determined by reference to the Constitution Act of 1982 and includes Indian (non-status/status), Métis and Inuit persons of Canada as well as persons who are accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan as a member of their community.

DONOR Peter and Joyce Dielschneider
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STM CONTINUING ABORIGINAL STUDENT BURSARY

VALUE $1500

NUMBER OFFERED At least 5

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be of Aboriginal ancestry*
  • Provide proof of Aboriginal ancestry

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE
*Aboriginal Ancestry: It is determined by reference to the Constitution Act of 1982 and includes Indian (non-status/status), Métis and Inuit persons of Canada as well as persons who are accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan as a member of their community.

DONOR St. Thomas More College
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COWAN BURSARY

VALUE $2500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be an upper year student maintaining a 70% or above average
  • Be from Saskatchewan
  • Not be receiving any additional continued scholarships or bursaries

PREFERENCE
Given to those most in need of financial support

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Florence Cowan
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GSU (GRAIN & GENERAL SERVICES UNION) BURSARY

VALUE $2000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Demonstrate financial need

PREFERENCE
Given to single parents who are union members or single parents who are dependent children (age 25 or younger) of union members, of any union recognized by the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour or Canadian Labour Congress.
Given to students who are completing the STM Critical Perspectives on Social Justice & the Common Good Minor.

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Grain & General Services Union
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AULÉA ARSENEAULT BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Have completed 30 c.u. at the U of S
  • Have an honours average (70%)

PREFERENCE
Given to students majoring in French

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Estate of Auléa Arseneault
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ANNE PHELAN DECOTEAU BURSARY

VALUE Varies

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be an upper-year St. Thomas More College student
  • Be pursuing a Humanities or Fine Arts undergraduate degree

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Dr. Earl DeCoteau and family, in memory of Anne Phelan DeCoteau
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WILFRID AND SYLVIA HINZ FAMILY BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be pursuing an undergraduate degree in any program
  • Be maintaining a 70% or above average

PREFERENCE
Given to those who have not yet received any additional continued scholarships or bursaries.

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Sylvia Hinz
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SASKATCHEWAN K OF C CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ADRIENNE & MERVYN WELTER ENDOWMENT BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED Up to 3

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be a Knight; or a Knights’ spouse, child, or grandchild
  • Be enrolled in at least 24 credit units at the University of Saskatchewan
  • Submit a letter from the Financial Secretary of the applicant’s, applicant’s father’s, spouse’s, or grandfather’s K of C council to confirm good standing with the order

PREFERENCE
Given to Entering Students, but it will be open to continuing students as well.

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation
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JENNY KOROLEWICH BURSARY
In honour and memory of Aunt Jenny Korolewich.

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Demonstrate financial need

PREFERENCE
At the request of the donor, preference will be given to female students who are single parents majoring in any subject offered at STM.

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE There is also an award of this name for entering students

DONOR Descendants of Jenny Korolewich
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NICHOLAS LUCYSHYN BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • be pursuing an undergraduate degree in any program

PREFERENCE
Given to mature students

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Mary Lucyshyn and family, in memory and honour of Nick Lucyshyn
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NASSER FAMILY AWARD

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1
ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be entering the second year (completed at least 18 credits)
  • Be in the most financial need

PREFERENCE
Given to those most in need of financial support and to those who have not yet received any additional continued scholarships or bursaries

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE There is also an award of this name for entering students

DONOR Dr. Kay and Mrs. Dora Nasser
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LORNE AND ELIZABETH PARKER BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be maintaining a 70% or above average

PREFERENCE
Given to those most in need of financial support and to those who have not yet received any additional continued scholarships or bursaries

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE This bursary is also open to entering students

DONOR Mr. Lorne and Mrs. Elizabeth Parker
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PETER HAROLD RICHLARK BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 2

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Demonstrate financial need

PREFERENCE
Given to those who have not yet received any additional continued scholarships or bursaries

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Mr. Wally Richlark
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HERMAN AND MYRNA ROLFES BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Maintain a minimum average of 65%

PREFERENCE
Given first to students majoring in Psychology, second to students majoring in Sociology, and third to to students majoring in Philosophy

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR Herman and Myrna Rolfes
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STM FACULTY UNION BURSARY

VALUE $1000

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Demonstrate financial need

PREFERENCE
Given to students who are are completing the STM Critical Perspectives on Social Justice & the Common Good Minor

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

DONOR STM Faculty Union
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LOUIS J. VIZER BURSARY

VALUE $500

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • Be Catholic
  • Be majoring in history
  • Have Honours standing C.W.A. (70%)

SELECTION CRITERIA Financial need

NOTE The student receiving this award will demonstrate academic ability, as well as financial need

DONOR Anne M. Vizer, in honour and memory of Louis Joseph Vizer