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Doreen Brisbin Award
An award will be presented annually to a female student entering Year
Four of an Honours program in which women are currently under
represented. Eligibility will be based on academic standing and
demonstration of a sincere interest in and commitment to the area of
study in which the student is enrolled. Interested third-year female
students should apply by April 30 each year.
C.U.P.E. Local 793 Award
This award(s) is given annually to a student who is either a Union
employee, a spouse of a Union employee or a child or grandchild of a Union
employee and who is involved in and contributes to community activities,
has achieved a B average and may have demonstrated financial need.
Applicants should complete and submit the special application form for
this award and the "Union Award Validation Form" (available from the
Union Local Office, GSC 120) to the Student Awards Office by the end of
the first month of registration for each term.
Andrew James Dugan Memorial Award
This award, established in the memory of Andrew James Dugan, is
presented to a student who has completed the third year of the University
of Waterloo/Conestoga College Print Journalism Option on the basis of
strong academic record and financial need. Applications are made to the
University of Waterloo/ Conestoga College Print Journalism Option
Governor General's Academic Medal
The Governor General of Canada provides one silver medal annually to the
undergraduate student graduating with the highest academic standing.
Don Hayes Memorial Award
This award is given annually to a deserving undergraduate student who has
a minimum B average and has made a contribution to the University or
community through involvement in extracurricular activities with
emphasis on athletics or the sports therapist function. Letters of
recommendation and the special application should be forwarded to the
Student Awards Office by January 31 each year.
*Husky Injection Molding Systems Scholarship
One scholarship, with a total value of tuition, Co-op fees and incidental
fees for one academic year, is awarded to an outstanding Co-op student
entering Year Two, Three or Four who has worked for Husky Injection
Molding Systems Ltd. for at least one work-term.
Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange Program Award
This award of $600 is available to students from the University of
Waterloo in any faculty that have been approved for the Leeds-Waterloo
Student Exchange Program. The record of marks and resume that
accompany the application for the Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange
Program are considered part of this award application. In addition,
candidates must write a 250 word essay describing their extracurricular
activities and reasons for going to Leeds. In general, candidates of good
academic standing with abilities in other areas are encouraged to apply.
Once the award is made, the successful candidate must participate in the
Leeds-Waterloo Student Exchange Program, otherwise the award is
James D. Leslie Prize
This $500 prize was established to recognize the contribution of
Professor J.D. Leslie, the first Director of the Distance Education Program.
It is awarded to the graduating student with the highest average who has
completed at least 50% of his or her credits through the University of
Waterloo Distance Education Program.
Mike Moser Memorial Fund
Awards are provided to deserving third- and fourth-year students who
have financial need, a good academic record, and who have achieved a high
level of accomplishment in extracurricular activities. A special
application available from the Student Awards Office plus a resume and
letters of reference should be directed to Neil Widmeyer, Faculty of
Applied Health Sciences by mid January.
NSERC Undergraduate Research Award tenable at the University
University undergraduate student research awards are intended to
stimulate the interest of undergraduate students in research by providing
them with valuable experience in a university laboratory, and to encourage
these students to undertake graduate studies. These awards are valued at
$800 per month for 3 or 4 months. Applications and information are
available from the University Graduate Office or from the Department
Chair. G.S.O. Deadline: January 9.
University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medals
University of Waterloo Alumni provide a maximum of six gold medals
annually to be awarded in recognition of academic excellence. Each medal
will be awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of a Faculty. The
medals may be awarded, at either the Spring or Fall Convocation, as
follows: one each to a student in each of the six Faculties of the
University who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance on
completion of an undergraduate degree program.
University of Waterloo Staff Association Award
The University of Waterloo Staff Association has made available three
awards valued at $400 each. These awards are provided to deserving full-
or part-time undergraduate students in a degree program at the University
of Waterloo in each of the Winter, Spring and Fall terms. A recipient must
be a current member of the University of Waterloo Staff Association or be
the child, spouse, grandchild or dependent of a current Staff Association
member. The recipient must have good academic standing and will have
demonstrated involvement with volunteer organization(s) and/or
extracurricular activities. Financial need may be considered in the
selection process. Applications are available from the Staff Association
Douglas T. Wright Award
This award, valued at one term tuition, has been established by members
of the university community to honour Douglas T. Wright upon his
retirement as President of the University and to recognize his
contribution to the University's international reputation. All full-time,
undergraduate students who have participated in a University of Waterloo
Co-op international work placement may apply. Candidates, during the
foreign experience, will have distinguished themselves in their Co-op
work-term placement and may have demonstrated leadership qualities as
indicated through extracurricular activities. Second-, third- or
fourth-year students will apply in the term they return to full-time study
at the University of Waterloo. Application deadline is October 15 each
Tom York Memorial Award
The Tom York Memorial Award was established in memory of Dr. Thomas L.
York (1940-88), writer, scholar, adventurer, and pastor, who served the
University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University as Chaplain from
1985 until his death. The award will be given for short fiction, not essays.
Undergraduate or graduate students in any faculty, program or year, full-
or part-time, may apply for this award by sending an item of prose
unpublished, to TYMA Selection Committee, St. Paul's United College,
Westmount Road, North, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G5. Application deadline is
December 31 each year.
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