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Scholarships and Awards

Social cultural studies

​University Medal for Academic Excellence in Social/Cultural Studies

The University Medal for Academic Excellence in Social/Cultural Studies is given to a graduating student with a major in Social/Cultural Studies whose work demonstrates academic excellence. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Program Chair of Social/Cultural Studies at the College.

Winners of the University Medal for Academic Excellence

  • Andrew Bowers, 2010
  • Candice Pike, 2008
  • Susan Flavelle, 2007
  • Tara Madigan, 2005
  • Christine Abbott, 2002

The Breakwater Book Prize in Folklore

This prize consists of several folklore books published by Breakwater Books and is normally awarded to a senior student with an A average in Folklore. All full-time students at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College with a Social/Cultural Studies major or Folklore minor are eligible for this book prize. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Program Chair of Social/Cultural Studies at the College.

Winners of the Breakwater Book Prize

  • Andrew Bowers and Amanda Hillyard, 2010
  • Andrew Bowers, 2009
  • Amanda Hillyard, 2008
  • Candice Pike, 2007 - Presented by Dr. Doreen Klassen
  • Susan Flavelle, 2006 - Presented by Prof. Kristin Harris Walsh
  • Jennifer Butler, 2005 - Presented by Dr. Doreen Klassen
  • Tara Madigan, 2004 - Presented by Dr. John Ashton
  • Cindy Bailey, 2003 - Presented by Dr. John Ashton
  • Vanessa Greenaway, 2002 - Presented by Dr. Doreen Klassen

Chair, Social/Cultural Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office:
Phone: (709) 637-6291
Email: arobinson@grenfell.mun.ca