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Scholarship and Awards

Psychology

The Tom Daniels Application Assistance Prize

Established by Dr. Thomas Daniels, retired professor in the Psychology program at Grenfell Campus, this annually funded prize will provide support for students' applications to graduate or professional schools. It will be awarded to a fourth year student majoring in psychology at Grenfell Campus with a minimum 75% average in all psychology courses. Candidates will submit a letter of application to the Chair of the Psychology program with a detailed description of the programs to which they are applying, rationale for choosing these programs, and the costs associated with each application. The prize will be administered by the Chair, psychology program, at Grenfell Campus. Deadline for the submission of applications is September 30th.

2017 Recipient - Emily Alexander

Application Form for The Tom Daniels Application Assistance Prize

The Duncan A. Ferguson Prize in Psychology

 Established in memory of Dr. Ferguson, the prize will be awarded to a fourth-year psychology major who has demonstrated strong academic performance and contributed to the spirit of student life within the psychology program. This prize is valued at $500. Dr. Ferguson was a member of the faculty since beginning 1976. Known for his sense of humour and dedication to students, he was instrumental in the establishment of the psychology degree programs (BA, general and honours, and B.Sc., general and honours)  and served in the position of program chair for psychology for a number of years.

2017 Recipient – Bethany Bernier

Application Form for the Duncan A. Ferguson Scholarship

The Alan and Patricia Wright Psychology Conference Travel Bursary

This award was established by Dr. Sandra Wright in memory of her parents, Alan and Patricia Wright, both former educators who believed strongly in the importance of education. It will be given annually to a fourth-year psychology major engaged in full-time studies at Grenfell Campus. The purpose of the award is to offset the cost of travel to a psychology conference (e.g., APICS, CPA, or CCBBCS). Funds must be used for travel to a conference in the year it is awarded. This bursary is valued at $700.

2017 Recipient – Emily Alexander

Application Form for The Alan and Patricia Wright Psychology Conference Travel Bursary

 

University Medal for Academic Excellence in Psychology

The University Medal for Academic Excellence in Psychology is given in the graduating year to a candidate for a Bachelor degree, majoring in psychology, who is recommended by the Chair of the Psychology Program at Grenfell based on outstanding academic performance. The medal is awarded at the Spring Convocation each year.

2017/18 Recipient – Savannah Bennett

 

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Chair, Psychology

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

Office: AS335
Phone: (709) 639-2504
Email: pstewart@grenfell.mun.ca