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Faculty of Science Scholarships


Entrance Scholarships are offered to students entering the Faculty of Science. All students with a secondary school average of 85% or better are considered. Scholarships are awarded by individual departments as listed below.

Biology Scholarships

Scholarships valued at $1,500 may be available in Year One and renewable in Year Two providing an overall average of 80% is maintained.

Biochemistry Scholarships

Scholarships valued at $1,500 may be available in Year One and an additional $1,000 available in Year Two providing an overall average of 83% or better is maintained.

Helen Charron Optometric Entrance Award

A $200 award donated by Robert J. Charron, in appreciation of his motherUs support through his entire educational training, will be presented to a female entering the first professional year of Optometry who possesses a BSc degree and who completed her Pre-Optometry program at an external University. Preference is given to Ontario residents.

Joseph R.P. Charron Optometric Entrance Award

A $200 award donated by Dr. Robert J. Charron, in appreciation of his fatherUs support through his entire educational training, will be presented to a male entering the first professional year of Optometry who possesses a BSc degree and who completed his Pre-Optometry program atJan external University. Preference is given to Ontario residents.

CHEM 13 NEWS Research Assistantships

The Department of Chemistry offers CHEM 13 NEWS Research Assistantships to recognize academic excellence in students proceeding to a degree in Chemistry. The awards are made for one year at a time and are valued at $500 for one year. Award holders are required to work with a professor of her/his research group within the Department. Awards to students entering Year One are made on the basis of performance on the CHEM 13 NEWS Examination competition held in May.

*Chemistry Scholarships

Several scholarships valued at $1,000 in Year One and renewable for Years Two, Three and Four for a possible total of $4,000 may be offered. A yearly average of 84% is required for renewal of entrance scholarships.

Earth Sciences Scholarships

Scholarships may be offered in varying amounts for Year One only.

Honours Science, Honours Science and Business, Honours Environmental Science Scholarships

Several scholarships valued at $1,000-$1,500 for Year One and renewable in Year Two may be offered. An overall average of 80% is required for renewal.

*Kay & Harry McLeod Chemistry Entrance Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $1,200 may be offered for Year One in conjunction with the Chemistry Entrance Scholarships. It is renewable for $1,000 annually in subsequent years. A year average of at least 84% is required for renewal.

Monahan Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship is awarded to a student admitted to the first year of the Optometry program on the basis of academic achievement. Candidates must be Ontario residents whose birthplace is within 50 kilometres of Listowel, Ontario.

*Physics Scholarships

Scholarships are available in varying amounts up to $3,000 in Year One and a possibility of an additional $1,600 in Years Two, Three and Four for a total value of $7,800 if the student maintains an 80% average or better. These scholarships are initially awarded based on secondary school results and the results of the Sir Isaac Newton Contest.

Sullivan Entrance Award

One award of $1,000 is awarded to an outstanding student entering Engineering, Mathematics or Science from Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School, Brantford, Ontario. Preference will be given to students entering Engineering.

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