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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NEW STUDENTS

Memorial University offers scholarships to both new and returning students. Entrance scholarships are open to students entering their first year of study.

Below you'll find information on the scholarships offered to new Grenfell students. Information on scholarships available to returning students is available here.


Memorial University Entrance Scholarships

Each year, Memorial University offers a limited number of entrance scholarships.  These awards are available to qualifying Canadian students enrolled in Newfoundland and Labrador High Schools as well as to students graduating from Canadian High Schools outside Newfoundland and Labrador.

Specific Grenfell Entrance Scholarships

In addition to the entrance scholarships awarded automatically to all qualifying students entering Memorial University, Grenfell Campus offers additional entrance scholarships.

To apply for these scholarships, please complete and submit this form by May 31.


CIBC Bursaries

The CIBC Bursary Program was established by a gift from CIBC to Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University. These bursaries, available to students in the Faculty of Business Administration (St. John's Campus) and the Department of Business (Grenfell Campus), will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students in either their first or second year of studies who meet the academic criteria for a bursary. Where possible, evidence of leadership or community involvement will also be considered. These Bursaries are valued at $2,500, and are renewable for one additional year, provided the recipient meets the minimum academic requirement for a bursary. The Bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards based upon recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration or on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus, as appropriate. Applications are available in the Faculty of Business Administration (St. John's Campus) or the Department of Business (Grenfell Campus), and are due in October of each year.


The City of Corner Brook J.R. Smallwood Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1991 by the City of Corner Brook to honour the Honourable Joseph R. Smallwood, first Premier of Newfoundland, who contributed significantly to the educational and cultural development of Newfoundlanders. This fund, donated by the City is a tangible mark of the support given by the City to Grenfell Campus since the Campus opened in Corner Brook. The scholarship valued at $1,000.00 will be awarded to a student who is a resident of the City of Corner Brook in the final year of high school who is proceeding to Grenfell Campus. The award will be made, upon application, to a student of outstanding academic merit and promise who has demonstrated active participation in school and community life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of a special selection committee appointed by the Principal, with a representative from City Council.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is requried if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Letter of reference from an individual who can speak to "outstanding academic merit and promise", as noted in the description.

  3. A copy of your resume demonstrating your active participation in school and community life

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, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at the Grenfell Campus. Financial need may be taken into account when making the awards.

 

The Rufus Guinchard Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland government in honour of the late Rufus Guinchard. The award, valued at $2,000.00, is presented annually to a student entering Grenfell Campus, who has demonstrated a commitment to the preservation of Newfoundland heritage and culture. This commitment may be reflected in Newfoundland music, folklore, art or writing. Applicants for the Rufus Guinchard Scholarship should submit, with their application, either a statement of their interests relevant to this scholarship, or a completed piece of work. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

NOTE: In addition to the above, students will want to demonstrate their commitment by submitting a number of samples of their work. For example, several original poems, writings or pieces of art may be submitted. A tape of selections of their own original music may be forwarded for consideration if desired. A letter of reference from someone who can assess their commitment through any of these media is also welcome.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Samples of work.

  3. Letter of reference from someone who can assess your ability on the above criteria.


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 William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship shall be awarded to an entrance student attending Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook. 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 scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Selection Committee at the Grenfell Campus.

Information Required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Have you applied or will you be applying for a student loan?
    Financial need may be considered in awarding this. The University usually determines a student has met the "need" criteria if he/she applies for and receives a Canada Student Loan.

 

The Raymond J.G. Pafford (1937-1997) Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established in 2000 by Mrs. Roberta Pafford, in memory of her husband Raymond, is valued at the annual interest on an endowment. It will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to a full-time student in any year of study of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program who shows promise and plans to continue in the field. It will rotate annually between the disciplines of Theatre Arts and Visual Arts. It will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus in conjunction with the Head, Division of Fine Arts.

 

W. Gary Rowe, QC Fine Arts Scholarship at Grenfell Campus

This undergraduate scholarship was established through a generous gift from the estate of the late W. Gary Rowe, QC (1944-2010), lawyer, art collector and philanthropist. Mr. Rowe graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Laws degree before being called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1970. In 1972 he was a founding partner of the firm Chalker, Green and Rowe, which grew to become one of the largest in St. John's with more than 20 lawyers at the time of its merger with the regional firm McInnes Cooper in 2000. Mr. Rowe was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1988. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, one scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) Program at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Grenfell Campus, who has graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. The scholarship is renewable for 3 additional years (4 years in total) if scholarship standing is maintained and the student continues full-time enrolment in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) Program and meets the academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee, Grenfell Campus in consultation with the Head of the Division of Fine Arts.

 

W. Gary Rowe, QC Scholarship at Grenfell Campus

This undergraduate scholarship was established through a generous gift from the estate of the late W. Gary Rowe, QC (1944-2010), lawyer, art collector and philanthropist. Mr. Rowe graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Laws degree before being called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1970. In 1972 he was a founding partner of the firm Chalker, Green and Rowe, which grew to become one of the largest in St. John's with more than 20 lawyers at the time of its merger with the regional firm McInnes Cooper in 2000. Mr. Rowe was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1988. One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled in any program or year of study at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must have graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador and meet the academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee, Grenfell Campus.

 

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. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Letter of reference from someone who can assess your "academic standing and promise" and "financial circumstances".

  3. Have you or will you be applying for a student Loan? Yes No
    Financial need may be considered in awarding this. The University usually determines a student has met the "need" criteria if he/she applies for and receives a Canada Student Loan.

 

The Visual Arts Entrance 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 commencing first-year studies in the Visual Arts Program of the Bachelor of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus. Valued at $500.00, the award is made on the basis of previous academic performance and the quality of the portfolio submission. This scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

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