University of Alberta

The information provided below pertains to awards that may be administered in the 2015 - 2016 year. Award values may change from values awarded in previous years.

Arts

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Patricia Clements Scholarship in Arts

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $1,500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the second year of studies in a Bachelor of Arts degree honours or majors program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing on a full normal course load as determined by the Faculty of Arts and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, colleagues and family of Patricia Clements in honour of her ten years of service as Dean of the Faculty of Arts, 1989-1999.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Edmonton Journal/Dean of Arts Award of Distinction

Field of Study: Humanities and/or Social Sciences

Value: $4,500 (payable over three years)

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing of at least 3.3. Recipient must have a major in the Humanities and/or Social Sciences and be entering the second year of study in the Faculty of Arts or be transferring to a second-year Faculty of Arts program. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated financial need. This award is renewable for a further two years based upon the recipient achieving a grade point average of at least 3.3 in each year the award is held.

Funded by: Endowed by the Edmonton Journal

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts Dean's Select Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Arts

Value: Variable

Number: Variable

Conditions: Awarded to undergradute student(s) with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year in the Faculty of Arts. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Faculty of Arts

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Arts by the Dean of Arts.

Faculty of Arts Leadership Awards

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $500

Number: 9

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students with satisfactory academic standing of 3.3 or higher who are registered in the Faculty of Arts (Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences). Up to three awards will be given to students who will be registered in second year and six awards are to be given to students who will be registered in third or fourth year of their program in the Faculty of Arts. Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership through involvement and participation in university or community organizations, sports activities, or cultural activities and academic standing. These awards are tenable once.

Funded by: Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 1 to the Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts Outstanding Leadership Medal

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $500 and a Sterling Gilt Medal

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating student in the Faculty of Arts who demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and potential through involvement and initiative in Faculty of Arts organizations and activities. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on the last 60 ucw taken in their program.

Funded by: Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 1 to the Faculty of Arts

IF Grape Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Faculty of Arts

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of a degree program in the Faculty of Arts, majoring in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing, a demonstrated excellence in languages and/or literature, and financial need.

Funded by: Mount-Western Investments

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Johanna Houwen Memorial Award in Arts

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $4500 (payable over three years)

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident with satisfactory academic standing (minimum grade point average of 3.3) entering the second year of studies in the Faculty of Arts. Recipient must have completed the first year of studies at the University of Alberta and be registered full-time in order to be eligible for this award. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students with demonstrated financial need. This award is renewable for a further two years providing the student maintains satisfactory academic standing, has an ongoing financial need and continues studies in the Faculty of Arts.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and friends of Johanna Houwen

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Dr John MacDonald Medal in Arts

Field of Study: Faculty of Arts - Honors

Value: $750 and Sterling Gilt Medal

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating student with overall superior academic achievement in the BA Honors program, in the Faculty of Arts. Recipient will be the student who has shown the highest distinction in scholarship.

Funded by: Endowed by professor Douglas E Smith in memory of his late colleague, a former Head of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology and Dean of Arts and Science.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Arts

Catherine McLean Scholarship in Arts

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $1,500 (maximum allocation of $3,000)

Number: Variable

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement convocating from an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to student(s) with demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the Estate of Catherine McLean

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 1 to the Faculty of Arts

John and Hilda Rebus Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $750

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement in any year of a degree program in the Faculty of Arts. Recipient must be on the Dean's Honors List and have at least 30 units of course weight remaining in their programs. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of John and Hilda Rebus as part of the Building the Future for Students Endowment Fund

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Zita and Jack Rosen Award

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $750

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is of Aboriginal descent, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2) or a person accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community, and entering the second, third or fourth year of study in the Faculty of Arts. Selection based on academic standing, demonstrated involvement in the Aboriginal community, and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Robert Rosen in memory of his parents, Zita and Jack Rosen, founders of the City Lumber Corporation in 1937

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Arts

Scotiabank Bursaries

Field of Study: All disciplines in Arts

Value: $1,500

Number: 4

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students in the first, second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of financial need, with some consideration given to academic standing, and must have carried a minimum of nine units of course weight per term. Candidates who are first-year students must have a high school average of at least 80%. Other candidates, including transfer students, must have a grade point average of at least 3.0.

Funded by: Endowed by Scotiabank

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts

Douglas E Smith Medal in Arts

Field of Study: Faculty of Arts

Value: Sterling Gilt Medal

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to the convocating student from the BA program, other than BA Honors who has shown the highest distinction in scholarship based on the convocation average.

Funded by: The Faculty of Arts

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Arts

Douglas E Smith Memorial Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $500

Number: 2

Conditions: To be awarded annually to one student carrying a full course load who has completed first-year studies and to one student who has completed second-year studies in the General BA program in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta with the highest Grade Point Average in their respective years. Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic excellence alone.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and friends of the late Douglas E Smith in recognition of his service as Head of the Department of Psychology and as Dean of Arts.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Arts

Alison White/Faculty of Arts Honors Prizes

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $500

Number: 5

Conditions: To be awarded annually to graduands with superior academic achievement in the Honors program of the Faculty of Arts. Recipients will be students who maintain the highest GPA in the four years of their programs. One prize will be given in each of the Faculty's three disciplines (namely, the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts) while the other two prizes will be awarded in any of the three disciplines. In no case will an Honors prize be awarded to a student with a GPA of less than 3.7.

Funded by: Endowed through a bequest from the Estate of Alice (Alison) Genevieve White, formerly a member of the English Department, and through donations from the Faculty of Arts

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Arts

Dr Isabel (Landels) Wilkins Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Arts

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement in any year of a degree program in the Faculty of Arts. Recipient must be on the Dean's Honors List and have at least 30 units of course weight remaining in their programs. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of Dr Isabel (Landels) Wilkins as part of the Building the Future for Students Endowment Fund

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by September 15 to the Faculty of Arts