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Scholarships

School of Science and the Environment

Below is a list of scholarships open to returning Grenfell students in the School of Science and the Environment. Details on scholarships open to all returning students are available here.

For information about scholarships available to first year students, click here.

For more information about shcolarships available to all MUN students, visit the university calendar. Here you will also find many more scholarships open to all Memorial students.


The Fred Aldrich Science Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Corner Brook and Area Branch of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is awarded annually to a student at Grenfell Campus who is in the fourth semester of full-time study, who has accumulated at least 45 credit hours, and who is registered in a science program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship may be held at either Corner Brook or St. John's. Valued at $1,000.00, the award is made on the basis of outstanding academic performance. The scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus and the Head of Science at the Campus.


The Canadian Beverage Association Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a generous donation from the soft drink industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to an outstanding full-time student beyond first year of the Environmental Science Program at Grenfell Campus. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation from the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Chair of Environmental Science.


Canadian Society for Chemistry Silver Medal

This medal is presented annually to the student at Grenfell Campus with the highest average in third-year Environmental Chemistry courses. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of Science at the Grenfell Campus.


The Environmental Science Merit Scholarship

One Merit Scholarship, valued at $2,500.00 annually will be awarded to an outstanding student entering the fourth year of the Environmental Science program at Grenfell Campus. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the basis of scholarship standing and a recommendation from the Chair of Environmental Science, Grenfell Campus.


Hebron Diversity Award

This award was created from a generous contribution from the Hebron Project. The Hebron Project co-venturers are ExxonMobil Canada Properties (operator), Chevron Canada, Suncor Energy, Statoil Canada and Nalcor Energy. Awards will be available to full-time or part-time students, enrolled at any campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland, who have aboriginal status, a disability, or who represent a visible minority. Students with a disability should provide supporting documentation (from a medical doctor, psychologist, audiologist, rehabilitation counselor, or other professional who has specific training, expertise, and experience in the diagnosis of this condition). Students will claim aboriginal and visible minority status through self-identification. Of those eligible students, further preference will be given to students who are majoring in engineering, the geosciences, environmental science or chemistry. Normally, at least one award will be granted in each designated area and where possible, at least one award will be granted to a student in his/her first year of study. For students at the St. John’s or Grenfell Campus the awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the appropriate Department Head. For students at Marine Institute, the awards will be granted by the Marine Institute Scholarship Committee on the recommendation of the appropriate Department Head.


The Hebron Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship program was created by a generous contribution from the Hebron Project. The Hebron Project co-venturers are ExxonMobil Canada Properties (operator), Chevron Canada, Suncor Energy, Statoil Canada and Nalcor Energy. Scholarships will be awarded to female students who are enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at any Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland who are majoring in engineering, the geosciences, environmental science or chemistry. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. Where possible at least one scholarship will be awarded to a student in her first year of study. For students at the St. John’s or Grenfell Campus the awards will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the appropriate Dean or Department Head. For students at the Marine Institute the awards will be granted by the Marine Institute Scholarship Committee on recommendation of the appropriate Department Head.


The E.J.F. Hodgett Scholarship in Science

This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of Professor Ferriss Hodgett on the occasion of his retirement, in celebration of his outstanding contributions and service to Memorial University of Newfoundland, and in particular Grenfell Campus. Professor Hodgett, a native of Belfast, in the north of Ireland, served as Vice-Principal of Grenfell College from 1975-1992. This scholarship, valued up to two semesters' tuition, will be awarded to the student entering second year at Grenfell Campus who has attained scholarship standing and has received the second highest overall average in his/her first year having completed at least four courses in the Natural Sciences. The award shall be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of Grenfell Campus.


The Gervase C. Hollander Prize in Biology

This prize was established in 1982 by Mrs. Hollander in memory of her husband, a former teacher and school supervisor with the Humber-Bay St. George Roman Catholic School Board. Valued at approximately $100.00, it is awarded annually to a second-year student who has completed three or more courses in Biology beyond the first year and who have demonstrated excellence and initiative in both the theoretical and practical aspects of Biology. The award is made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Head of Science at Grenfell Campus.


Mercy/Presentation Education Fund Environmental Science Award

This scholarship was established by a generous donation from Mercy/Presentation Education Fund to support the Environmental Science program at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Valued at $1,000, this award will be granted to a fourth year Environmental Science student who is engaged in supervised undergraduate research (environmental experimental lab or field work) and has maintained a minimum of 70% average up to the end of third year in all environmental science program courses, including, Chemistry, Biology and Earth Systems. The recipient will not be eligible for other environmental science scholarships or awards in the same year (their fourth year). The recipient must have demonstrated financial need as well as meet the minimum academic requirements for an award. This award will be granted by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Environmental Science Scholarship Committee.


The Orvil Olsen Biology Prize

This prize was established to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the opening of Grenfell Campus. It is valued at approximately $100.00 annually. Dr. Olsen taught Biology at the College from its opening until his retirement in 1980. The prize will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon recommendation of the Head of Science at Grenfell Campus to an outstanding student of first year Biology.


Royal Canadian Regiment Milton Fowler Gregg VC Bursary

This bursary was established in memory of Brigadier, The Honourable M.F. Gregg, VC, by The Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Trust Fund. It will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Environmental Studies at Grenfell Campus. Recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and show promise in the field of environmental studies. They must also have demonstrated financial need and meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Program Chair, Environmental Studies at Grenfell campus.


John A. Snow Prize in Mathematics

This prize, in memory of John A. Snow, will be awarded to a student attending Grenfell Campus beyond their third year of studies, who has excelled in a number of Mathematics courses. The prize of $200.00 will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards in consultation with the Mathematics professors of Grenfell Campus.


The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology

The Sun Life Financial Scholarship in Applications of Technology is consistent with the company's belief that education is key to the future well-being of individuals, business and society. The scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, will be designated on an annually rotating basis to a student on the Corner Brook campus and the St. John's campus. It will be awarded to a student within the faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Science and Business Administration who is focussing his/her studies on the application of technology and has demonstrated scholarship standing. In addition, the student will have actively participated in extra-curricular activities and have been active in student life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the appropriate Dean and/or the Vice-President of Grenfell Campus.


School of Science and the Environment

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

Office: AS3025
Phone: (709) 637-6215
Email: kdaniels@grenfell.mun.ca