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Scholarships

Below is a list of scholarships open to Grenfell students. For more information, visit the university calendar. Here you will also find many more scholarships open to all Memorial students.

The Dr. John Ashton Travel Award

This award was established by his wife Sheila and son Darby through generous contributions made in his memory by his family, friends and colleagues. John Ashton was the Principal of Grenfell from 2005 until his passing in 2008. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the award will be given annually to an undergraduate student at Grenfell Campus who meets the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and wishes to travel for academic purposes. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated financial need and/or who is facing other barriers, such as a disability, for which the funding would help to overcome obstacles to participate in academic travel opportunities. A special application form is required and may be obtained from the Student Services Office, or by calling (709) 637-6249.

The Katy Bindon Scholarship

This scholarship, one or more valued at $1,000.00 each annually, was created by friends of Dr. Katy Bindon with the assistance of the local branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association and colleagues at Grenfell Campus. The scholarship is to be awarded to a student entering his or her fourth year in any degree program offered at Grenfell Campus. The recipient should have combined academic excellence with an outstanding contribution to student life at Grenfell Campus.

Edward P. Browne Scholarship

This scholarship was established by individual members of faculty, staff and student body of Grenfell Campus in memory of the late Edward P. Browne. Professor Browne was co-coordinator of physical education and recreation at Grenfell Campus from its opening until his death in 1982. The scholarship is open to all full-time students who have spent at least two semesters at Grenfell Campus. It is awarded on the basis of academic standing, participation in college life and may include financial need. The value of the award will be determined from the interest accrued on the principal sum donated.

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited Scholarships

From funds donated annually by Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited, a number of scholarships are available to students attending Grenfell Campus, valued from $250.00-$500.00 each, available to students in any faculty or year of study.

Dr. Wynanne Downer Award for Women

This award was established by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Corner Brook Club, in memory of Dr. Wynanne Downer who was a founding member. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, it will be awarded annually to a female student who attended a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador and who is pursuing a degree at the Grenfell Campus. Preference will be given to a female student who entered university as a mature student (twenty-one years or older) and is beyond her first year of studies. Financial need may be taken into consideration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for an award as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. A special application is required and may be obtained from Student Services, Grenfell Campus, or by calling (709) 637-6249.

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Residence Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $500.00, is available to a student who has spent at least two semesters in residence at the Grenfell Campus. Academic performance and contribution to college life will be the main criteria for choosing the recipient.

Grenfell Campus Scholarship Fund

Funds are available for the purpose of providing scholarships to students at Grenfell Campus. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships,

The Olof Lindgren Scholarship

This scholarship, the value of which will be determined by the annual interest accrued, is supported by a fund established by Dr. Orvil Olsen, a former professor of biology at Grenfell Campus, in memory of his grandfather Olof Lindgren, a Saskatchewan pioneer farmer, who was a firm believer in the value of education as a means of enhancing the quality of life. It is awarded to a student who has completed at least two years at Grenfell Campus and plans to proceed with the full degree on that campus. In awarding the scholarship, preference will be given to a student who has shown an interest in both the natural and physical sciences, and the arts. This award is based upon academic excellence.

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship shall be awarded to an entrance student attending Grenfell Campus. Two scholarships valued at a portion of the income on the endowment will be awarded annually. The recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and consideration may be given to financial need.

The Sisters of Mercy Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Sisters of Mercy to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the sisters on the west coast of Newfoundland in 1893. The Sisters of Mercy, educators in Newfoundland since 1842, have been associated with Memorial University of Newfoundland since the University was established. The scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 will be awarded annually to a student from Western/Northern Newfoundland or Labrador entering Grenfell Campus with full-time status. Academic standing and promise will be the main criteria. Consideration may be given to candidates' financial circumstances.

Office of the Registrar

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

Office: AS 277
Phone: (709) 637-6298
Email: info@grenfell.mun.ca