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  • Hellmuth Scholarships

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  • The Paul Branscombe Memorial Fund

    The Paul Branscombe Memorial Fund was established in memory and recognition of Paul Branscombe, who graduated from Huron University College in 1964 and passed away in 1980. Each year three scholarships are awarded to entering students with a 90% or better average. The Fund supports Hellmuth Scholarships, annually renewable, awarded to Honors students maintaining an overall 80% average or better in their 2nd, 3rd and 4th year. Bursaries from the fund are awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need.

    The Colonel Ibbotson Leonard Scholarship Fund

    Elton Ibbotson (Ibb) Leonard was born in 1882 in London, Ontario. In the First World War, under his command, the 7th Canadian Mounted Rifles and the 1st Hussars were awarded Battle Honours for outstanding performance in battle. Colonel Ibbotson Leonard himself was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his dedication to duty. After the war Colonel Ibbotson Leonard was actively involved in many volunteer organizations including Huron College. He was elected to the College Council in 1935 and helped steer the College through the travails of The Great Depression. In 1965, he was appointed the first Lifetime Honorary Member of the Huron College Corporation. He died in 1974. The Colonel Ibbotson Leonard Scholarship is awarded to students with a mid-term average of 90% or higher who have also demonstrated a commitment to volunteer and community service, athletics or the arts, and involvement in student life.

    The Principal John Grant Morden Scholarship

    Established and endowed by gifts of alumni and friends on the occasion of Principal Morden's 25th Anniversary at Huron, this scholarship is in honour and in appreciation of Dr. Morden's service to the College. Dr. Morden was also a lecturer in the Faculty of Theology and incumbent of the Chapel. He retired as Principal in 1984. This scholarship is awarded to an entering student with a 90% or better average.

    The Catharine Ridley Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1987 on the occasion of Miss Ridley's 25th anniversary as Registrar at Huron University College by alumni and friends of the College. Miss Ridley, who served as Registrar fr om 1961 to 1991, was made a Lifetime Honorary Fellow of the College in 1991. This scholarship is awarded to an entering student with a 90% or better average.

    The James R. Shuttleworth Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 1997 by Lorraine Shuttleworth (nee Ivey) in memory of her son James, a Huron alumnus who died in 1974, the James R. Shuttleworth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an entering student with a 90% or better average.
  • Scholarships of Excellence

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  • The Ian A. Williams Scholarship of Excellence

    Established in 2013 from the estate of Ian A. Williams who attended Huron in 1965-1967. The scholarship will be awarded annually at Huron University College for undergraduate arts students.

  • Renewable Scholarships

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  • The Duncanson Family Scholarship in History

    Established in 2010 by Huron alumnus Timothy A. R. Duncanson '90. Tim served as a member of the Alumni Board in 2004-2007. He has served as a member of the Corporation since 2000 and the Executive Board since 2005. The Duncanson Family Scholarship in History is a renewable scholarship for the Huron student with the highest first-year average entering second year and majoring in history, and not receiving a National Scholarship. The scholarship will be renewable for two years; in other words, the scholarship will be available to a student entering second year, and be renewable in 3rd and 4th years based on the student maintaining an overall 75% average. The scholarship will begin with the 2010-11 academic year.

    The Godsoe Family Scholarship of Distinction

    The scholarship is awarded to two students entering a third year program in Honours History, Economics, or Combined Honours Economics or History, who have completed a second year program of five full course equivalents with an average of 80% or better. The scholarship may be renewed for one year if the recipient maintains an 80% average or better on a full course load in the honours program.

    The Frank Holmes Academic Athlete Scholarships

    Established in 2003 by alumnus Frank Holmes, the scholarships recognize exceptional ability and achievement in both academic and athletic performance and the commitment such achievement requires in successfully balancing the demands of both fields in student life. Two two-year renewable scholarships are awarded annually fr om the endowment, with one awarded to a male student and the other to a female student. Eligible students must be registered full-time at Huron, have achieved a 70% or better average in their previous year of study (80% if entering first year), and be registered on a university-level, intercollegiate athletic team at The University of Western Ontario. The scholarship is renewable for one year in each case.
  • Entrance Scholarships

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  • The Aaron Family Scholarship of Distinction

    Sheldon Aaron served as Chair of the Executive Board fr om 1995 to 1998. Sheldon is also a lifetime Member of the Huron University College Corporation and his two daughters Jennifer '00 and Laura '97 both attended and graduated fr om Huron. The Aaron Family Scholarship of Distinction is awarded to a first-year student with an incoming average of 85%-89.9%. Established in 2007.

    The Alberta First-Year Scholarship

    Established in 1998 through donations from Alberta-based Alumni of the College and principally by The Pirie Foundation in Calgary, Alberta, this scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-year student from the province of Alberta registered full-time at Huron. The recipient will have achieved a graduating average from their high school of at least 80%. If a first year student does not qualify, the scholarship will be made available to a second, third, or fourth year Alberta student carrying an 80% or higher average.

    The Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Dumoulin First-Year Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded each year to a first-year student with the highest admission average (90% or over) who is not a recipient of a National or International Scholarship. Supported by Mrs. Philippa Pemberton (nee Dumoulin), Mr. & Mrs. Dumoulin established the scholarship in 1967 as the first individually-supported entrance scholarship for the Faculty of Arts. Mr. Dumoulin served on the Executive Board and was made a Lifetime Honorary member of the Huron University College Corporation. In May 1979, he was elected one of the first members of the Huron University College Foundation. He died in May 1989. Mrs. DuMoulin passed away in 1981.

    The Rea Godbold Family Scholarship of Distinction 

    The Rea Godbold Family Scholarship of Distinction is a first-year entrance scholarship for students with incoming marks between 85 and 89.5 per cent. The recipient of The Rea Godbold Family Scholarship of Distinction will be chosen each year by the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Science.

    The Huron Alumni Association 150th Anniversary Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2007, the scholarship will be awarded to students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science beginning in 2014. Huron Alumni Association will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2013.

    The Huron Alumni USA Scholarship

    The Huron Alumni USA Scholarship will provide the kind of financial support which makes such a difference in students' decisions regarding the choice of institution to attend, and so that they can pursue their studies and prepare for the future with greater peace-of-mind.

    The Huron Entrance Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2006, the scholarship helps to attract leading students to Huron University College.

    The Huron Faculty Entrance Scholarship

    Established in 2006, the Faculty of Huron University College supports this scholarship and helps attract leading students to Huron University College.

    The Huron University College Foundation Trustee Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2005 and funded by the Trustees of the Huron University College Foundation. The Huron University College Foundation Trustee Scholarship Fund will help fund entrance scholarships for promising Huron students. The Fund ensures that deserving and capable students are attracted to and supported by the College as they pursue their studies.

    The Elizabeth and Alexander McIntosh First-Year Scholarship

    Established in 1985 by friends of the College and the McIntosh family, General McIntosh was the founder and owner of Beaver Foods, which has had a long association with Huron. The scholarship is awarded to a first-year student with an average of 90% or more.
  • Second-Year Scholarships

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  • The Frank P. Leahy Second-Year Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in memory of Frank P. Leahy, a long-time supporter of Huron University College and member of the Executive Board between 1972 - 1980. Mr. Leahy passed away in 1980. The Frank P. Leahy Scholarship Fund supports two scholarships, one for a second-year student and one for a third-year student as follows: The Frank P. Leahy Scholarship for the Huron University College student (excepting National Scholarship students) entering year two who had the highest average in year one and who had earned a renewable scholarship in his or her first year.

    The Scotiabank Second-Year Scholarship

    Scotiabank established this scholarship in 1999 in recognition of the value of the skills developed by a strong liberal arts education. It is awarded annually to the second-year student with the highest first-year standing who is registered at Huron University College in any Honors or Combined Honors program.
  • Third-Year Scholarships

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  • The BMO Financial Group Scholarship

    Established in 2007, The BMO Financial Group Scholarship will be awarded each year, beginning in 2010, to the student entering their third year at Huron University College with the highest average in their second year. The scholarship was established by BMO during the Campaign for Huron.

    The John Cronyn Third-Year Scholarship

    Established in 1989, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is registered at Huron in an Honours or Combined Honours program, including Economics, who, on completion of his or her second year, has the highest first-class standing. Mr. Cronyn was the grandson of Bishop Benjamin Cronyn, the first bishop of the Anglican diocese of Huron and founder of Huron College. Mr. Cronyn served as a member of the Huron University College Foundation and was on the first Executive Board from 1958 to 1963. The Cronyn family lived in Burnlea, now known as Brough Hall.

    The Frank P. Leahy Third-Year Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in memory of Frank P. Leahy, a long-time supporter of Huron University College and member of the Executive Board between 1972 - 1980. Mr. Leahy passed away in 1980. The Frank P. Leahy Scholarship Fund supports two scholarships, one for a second-year student and one for a third-year student as follows: The Frank P. Leahy Scholarship for the Huron University College student (excepting National Scholarship students) entering year three who had the highest average in year two and who had earned and renewed a renewable scholarship in his or her first and second years.
  • Fourth-Year Scholarships

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  • The Kevin M. Cunliffe Memorial Fourth-Year Scholarship

    Friends and family established this scholarship in 1992 in honour of Kevin Cunliffe (1969-1991), a Combined Honors History and Political Science student at the time of his death. It is awarded to a non-scholarship student entering the fourth year of an Honors program. The recipient will have shown a sustained improvement in overall academic performance over his or her previous three years of university study and have contributed actively to enhancing the student community life of the College.

    The Dr. Charles and Mary Jago Fourth-Year Scholarship in History

    Established by Dr. Charles J. Jago, Principal of Huron in 1987-1995.

    The Dr. Charles and Mary Jago Fourth-Year Scholarship in History will be awarded to a full-time registered student at Huron University College entering his or her fourth year who is enrolled in the Honours Specialization in history program, or in the Honours Double Major program with a specialization in either history and English or history and philosophy.  The student recipient will have demonstrated outstanding research and scholarship results in his or her third year, and in so doing demonstrated independent thought and creativity.

    The London Life Fourth-Year Scholarship in Management and Organizational Studies

    Established in 1999, this scholarship is awarded to a Huron student registered full-time at Huron with the highest average in his or her third year of study in the Management and Organizational Studies program, who is entering the program's fourth year.

    The Dr. Don Melady and Mr. Rowley Mossop Diversity Scholarship

    Dr. Don Melady, a Huron alumnus, and his partner Mr. Rowley Mossop, established this scholarship in 2004 on the occasion of their marriage. The scholarship is awarded to a fourth-year student registered full-time at Huron who has maintained a minimum 'B' average in second year, and whose career at Huron has been marked by a conspicuous dedication to the value of openness, the acceptance of difference, and the promotion of diversity of Canadian society.
  • Special Scholarships

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  • The Beggs Family Scholarship

    Established in 2011 by Huron graduate Grant Beggs '96.

    The Allan Donald Scholarship and Bursary Fund

    Established in 2013 by Huron alumnus Allan Donald, Class of 1980. Allan serves on the Huron University College Corporation since 2007.

    This scholarship and award will be presented annually to a full-time registered second, third or fourth-year Huron student who has achieved 80% or more in his or her previous year of study and who has also demonstrated financial need based on criteria established by the College and administered by its Financial Aid office.  The successful student will be pursuing an Honours Specialization leading to a degree either in Economics or in Management and Organizational Studies.

    The Doris and Owen Foster Scholarship

    Established in 1998, this scholarship is awarded to a senior student at Huron with priority given to students with a learning disability and the highest average (minimum 75%) over four full courses in the previous year of study. If no student with a learning disability qualifies for the scholarship, it will be awarded to a senior student of high academic standing who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to community service. The grandson of Mr. & Mrs. Foster, Scott Foster graduated from Huron in 2001.

    The Great Minds, Great Hearts Scholarships

    Funded in the Great Minds Great Hearts Capital Campaign by student contributions from 1999 to 2003. Five scholarships are awarded to senior students judged according to the following areas: 1) academic achievement; 2) involvement in student life at Huron University College and /or The University of Western Ontario; 3) volunteer or community service; 4) commitment to athletics or the arts; 5) College citizenship.

    The Huron Alumni 150th Anniversary Scholarship and Bursary

    Established to celebrate Huron's 150th anniversary, this Scholarships and Bursary will be awarded based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need according to family income, and will help qualifying students overcome monetary barriers and offer the benefit of a Huron education. 

    The Indigenous Student Leaders Scholarship


    Established by Dr. Barry Craig and Dr. Sara MacDonald, this scholarship is focused on attracting and retaining a diverse community of students, ones who are both academically inclined and community minded.

    The Seanna and Nicole Strongman Memorial Scholarships

    The endowment in the Vancouver Foundation was established in 1993 by the Strongman family in the names of their daughters, Seanna and Nicole, who, at the ages of 15 and 11 respectively, died tragically on December 31, 1982, in a motor vehicle accident. Their father, Mr. W. Gerald Strongman graduated from Huron in 1960, and was later appointed National Chairperson of the Huron College Parents' Association. There are three scholarships offered in the program, for second, third and fourth year students respectively. The scholarships are awarded to the students who, on the completion of their first, second or third year of study, are judged highest in the following five equally weighted categories: 1) academic achievement; 2) College citizenship; 3) community service; 4) involvement in athletics and the arts; 5) leadership.

    The recipient will be selected by the Principal of Huron University College. For senior scholarships, first-class standing is defined as a minimum average of 80% on no less than the equivalent of five full-year courses taken between September and April. Recipients of senior scholarships are required during each winter session to be registered full-time at Huron and satisfy the Huron College Residency requirements. Students cannot hold more than one Huron scholarship at a time.

    The John and Barbara Wood Business 2257 Scholarship

    Established by Huron graduates John '64 and Barbara '63 Wood in 2010, this scholarship will be awarded, beginning in 2011, to the student with the highest mark in Business 2257 who goes on to continue their education at the Richard Ivey School of Business in his or her third year. If the student with the highest grade in Business 2257 does not go into Ivey, the payout which otherwise would have been made will remain in capital.
  • Entrance Bursaries

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  • The Imogene Apps Entrance Bursary

    Established in 2005 in memory of Mrs. Imogene Apps, a wonderful and devoted friend in the Huron University College community. Three of Mrs. Apps' children, Peg, Alfred and Eric graduated from Huron. The bursary will provide financial assistance to first-year Arts and Social Science students from Ontario who do not receive an entrance scholarship.

    The Barker Family Entrance Bursary

    Grant Barker has served as Chair of the Executive Board from 2002 to 2004 and is a Lifetime Member of the Huron University College Corporation. Grant's daughters Laura '97 and Sarah '94 both attended and graduated from Huron. This entrance bursary is for a first-year Ontario student who qualifies on the basis of family income and does not receive an entrance scholarship. Established in 2007.

    The CIBC Entrance Bursary

    Established in 2007, The CIBC Entrance Bursary will be awarded each year, beginning in 2012. The bursary will provide financial assistance to first-year Arts and Social Science students from Ontario who do not receive an entrance scholarship.

    The Gibbons Family Entrance Bursary

    Established by the Gibbons Family in 2006, this bursary is awarded each year to a student from Ontario who qualifies for financial assistance, and who is not receiving an entrance scholarship. Keith Gibbons served as Chair of the Executive Board from 2004-2006.

    The Joanne Groch Bursary

    Established in 2010 by Joanne (Snelgrove) Groch '71, The Joanne Groch Bursary is awarded to a first-year in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science student, based on financial need.

    The Huron Entrance Bursary Fund

    Established in 2006, this bursary is awarded each year to students accepted for admission to Huron University College, who do not receive an entrance scholarship, and who qualify for the bursary on the basis of family income.

    The Ann Kennedy Kedwell Entrance Bursary

    Established in 2006 by Ann Kennedy Kedwell, a 1966 graduate and former President of the Huron University College Alumni Association, this bursary is awarded to a first-year, full-time student from Ontario who is enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron, and who qualifies for financial assistance.

    McCormick Canada Club House Entrance Bursary

    Established in 2006, this bursary is awarded each year to a student or students from Ontario who is accepted for admission to Huron University College, who is not receiving an entrance scholarship, and who qualifies for the bursary on the basis of family income.

    The Schaab Family Entrance Bursary

    Established in 2008 by Michael Schaab, a 1995 Huron graduate, this bursary will be awarded each year to a student or students whose residence is Ontario, who is accepted for admission to Huron University College, who is not receiving an entrance scholarship, and who qualifies for the bursary on the basis of family income.
  • Bursaries

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  • The Marion S. Brown Memorial Bursary

    The family of Marion S. Brown, in recognition of her long-standing commitment to higher education, established this bursary in 1992. This bursary is presented annually by the family of Marion S. Brown in recognition of her long-standing commitment to higher education. The recipient will be an undergraduate student from Lambton County in his or her 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year at Huron with at least a 70% average, who has demonstrated financial need. If there are no students applying from Lambton, other applicants will be considered.

    The Avis Margaret Alberta Cant Memorial Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2008 by Huron alumnus Ian B. Cant '62 in memory of his late wife Mrs. Avis Margaret Alberta Cant. The bursary is awarded each year to a full-time student or students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science who qualify for the bursary on the basis of family income, and who is from Ontario and beyond.

    The Capes Memorial Bursary

    The family of Walter S. Capes presents this bursary annually in memory of his parents Alvin and Blanche Capes. The bursary was established in 1995. The recipient will be a full-time student from Lambton County with at least a 70% average in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year with financial need.

    The James E. Carr Bursary Fund

    Established in 2006, The James E. Carr Bursary Fund is awarded to a male or female "all-round" student from Ontario with an average of 78% or more, who exemplifies the spirit and collegiality of Huron and contributes to the overall life of the College. As a student at Huron, Jim enjoyed the small professor to student ratio and made some of his best friends at the institution. Jim says, "At Huron you have an identity; you're not just a number. As a graduate, I believe it is important to give back to the College." The Bursary will be available beginning in 2007. Mr. Carr is a 1967 graduate who has served as a Trustee of the Huron Foundation, including Vice-Chair of the Investment Committee.

    The Classes of 2005-2012 Bursary Fund

    This fund was established in 2005 through contributions made by Faculty of Arts and Social Science students, for fellow FASS students who qualify for financial assistance and are from Ontario.

    The Classes of 2010-2017 Bursary Fund

    This fund was established in 2009 through contributions made by Faculty of Arts and Social Science students, for fellow FASS students who qualify for financial assistance and are from Ontario.

    The Diane Donaldson Bursary

    Huron Alumna Diane Donaldson, who attended Huron as a mature student, established this bursary in 2000. It is presented to a mature student in his or her 1st or 2nd year with a minimum B average who has demonstrated financial need. If no one is eligible, it can be awarded to a 3rd or 4th year student. If no mature students are eligible, the bursary can be awarded to any student based on financial need.

    The P. John Talbot Dykes Memorial Bursary

    This Bursary was established in 2007 by Peggy Dykes-Page, in memory of her late son John, a Huron student. The P. John Talbot Dykes Memorial Bursary is awarded to a full-time male student from Ontario. Preference is to be given to a male student of a widowed mother and if no applicant meets this criteria, the Bursary is to be awarded to another student who fulfils the other criteria. In remembering her son, Peggy says, "John was a loving, caring, thoughtful person, always prepared to extend himself for others. He was a good friend to all, particularly to the challenged, to animals, and to the great outdoors. A man who served his Church with youth leadership and who flourished in the Huron College atmosphere where he was a graduate of the Class of 1979, he was honoured, and privileged, to serve as a Don in his final year."

    The Fourth-Year Honours Psychology Bursary

    Established in 2015 by Sandra Datars Bere, a 1987 Psychology graduate and former President of the Huron University College Alumni Association (2009-2015), this bursary is awarded to a fourth-year, full-time student who is enrolled in the Honours Psychology program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron, and who qualifies for financial assistance.

    The Huron University College Staff Bursary Fund

    Huron University College Staff established the bursary in 2006 as part of The Campaign for Huron launched in 2005, and will be awarded to a student from Ontario who qualifies for financial assistance.

    The Irish Benevolent Society Bursary in Honour of George Mottram

    Established by Irish Benevolent Society in 2008 in memory of the Past President of the Irish Benevolent Society Mr. George Mottram. The Bursary will be awarded each year to a full-time student registered in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron who qualifies for financial assistance and who is from Ontario.

    The Katherine and John Robert Klassen Bursary

    Established by Huron alumna Helen Moore in memory of her parents, the recipient will be a full-time student from Ontario in their second, third or fourth year in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, who has demonstrated financial need, and who has achieved a minimum 70% average in the previous year of study. The bursary is to be applied to tuition fees.

    The Irene Lee Bursary Fund in appreciation of Dr. John Henderson

    This bursary was established in 2010 by Huron alumna Irene Lee ’61 in appreciation of Dr. John Henderson, Chief Librarian at Huron from 1957 to 1973. The bursary will be awarded to a full-time Huron student from Ontario who qualifies for financial assistance and who performs volunteer work in the Silcox Memorial Library.

    The John and Marie-Luise Lister Bursary Fund

    This Bursary was established in 2007 by John C. S. Lister, Huron graduate '65. The John Lister Bursary Fund will be awarded, beginning in 2013, to a full-time student registered in FASS at Huron who qualifies for financial assistance and who is from Ontario.

    The Margaret Lucas Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2006 by Gordon T. Lucas in memory of his wife Margaret. Mr. and Mrs. Lucas' son Rick attended Huron, as did their grandchildren Deborah and Jonathan and Mr. Lucas has established the bursary in appreciation for the opportunities Huron has provided for Rick, Deborah and Jonathan. Beginning in the 2007-08 academic year, the bursary will be awarded to a full-time student from Ontario, in his or her first, second, third or fourth year of study at Huron, who qualifies for financial assistance.

    The Judith McMurrich Memorial Bursary

    The McMurrich family established this bursary in memory of their daughter Judith, a Huron student who died in 1981. It is awarded to a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year registered full-time student in English at Huron with a 75% average, who is an active participant in College activities, and who has demonstrated financial need.

    The Carol Micak Lucas Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2005 by Huron alumnus Rick Lucas '69 in memory of his wife Carol Micak Lucas and is a reflection of the financial support Carol herself benefited from as a Western student. Rick and Carol's children, Deborah and Jonathan are also Huron graduates. It is awarded to a female student from Ontario, with demonstrated financial need, registered full-time in her 2nd, 3rd or 4th year and majoring in the Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) program at Huron. If no student is eligible, the bursary will be awarded to a female student from Ontario in her 2nd, 3rd or 4th year majoring in History with demonstrated financial need. The bursary was created in the areas of BMOS and history because those disciplines are similar to sociology (Carol's major) and Rick also majored in one of these programs. If no students are eligible, the bursary will not be awarded that year. While preference is given to awarding the bursary to one student for one year, if there is a greater need, it can be equally divided and awarded to two female students for one year. Both students can be enrolled in either BMOS or History.

    The Andrew and Heather Mitchell Bursary in Memory of George Leslie Mitchell

    This bursary was established in 2005 in memory of George Leslie Mitchell, the grandfather of Andrew Mitchell, and is intended to assist a second, third or fourth year full-time student from Ontario who is registered full-time at Huron with a minimum average of 70%, who has shown a commitment to community service within or outside Huron, and has demonstrated financial need.

    The Barry Mitchelson Student Leadership Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2008 by Huron alumnus Dr. E. Barry Mitchelson '64. The bursary will be awarded each year, beginning in the fall of 2009 to a student who: 1) is a full-time 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student at Huron University College; 2) satisfies eligibility requirements for bursary assistance as determined by Huron; 3) achieved a minimum of 70% in the previous academic year, and 4) has demonstrated leadership in the student life of Huron University College and/or participates in intercollegiate athletics.

    The Stewart Moore Bursary

    Huron alumna Helen Moore established this bursary in honour of her late husband Stewart Moore. It is awarded to a full-time student from Ontario, who has demonstrated financial need, and who has achieved a minimum 70% average in the previous year of study. The bursary is to be applied to tuition fees.

    The Nelles-Lamb Bursary Fund

    Established in 2015 by Mr. Brooke Nelles who attended Huron in 1968-1970 and graduated from the Ivey School of Business in 1972. The Nelles-Lamb Bursary is awarded to a full-time student registered at Huron University College who goes on to continue their education at the Ivey Business School in his or her third year, and who qualifies for financial assistance. The preference is to be given to First Nations students, to honour the involvement of the Nelles family with First Nations communities.

    The Phair Family Bursary

    Established in 2009 by Mrs. Lana Phair-Sutherland, a friend of the College. The bursary is awarded each year to a first, second, third or fourth year student or students full-time registered in FASS who has graduated from a Chatham-Kent County high school who qualifies for the bursary on the basis of family income. If no one qualifies, the bursary to be awarded to another full-time Huron student from Ontario.

    The Shawn Prendergast Memorial Bursary Fund

    The Shawn Prendergast Memorial Bursary Fund has been established in 2010 by the family and friends of Shawn, who passed away on November 20, 2009. Shawn was diagnosed with depression and an anxiety disorder and died by suicide at the age of 18. He loved hockey and was known to be respectful to coaches, teammates, competitors and officials. Prior to attending Huron, Shawn graduated from Ridley College in St. Catharines wh ere he played varsity squash, earned top honours in Pilot Ground School, and obtained outstanding effort grades. He volunteered as an admissions assistant and enjoyed taking prospective students and their families on tours of the campus. As a member of the Royal Canadian Cadet Corp, he participated in a proud Ridley tradition for the 100th and 101st annual inspection of the Cadets. Upon graduating from Ridley Shawn was accepted at six universities and chose to attend Huron University College. He was in his second year at Huron when he passed away.

    To honour Shawn’s life, The Shawn Prendergast Memorial Bursary Fund has been established at Huron. The Bursary will be awarded each year to a student from Ontario in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science based on financial need. The Shawn Prendergast Memorial Bursary will be a continuing, permanent bursary at Huron. It is the hope of Shawn’s family that this award might help reduce the social stigma attached to people with a mental health condition. Consideration may be given to any candidate touched by mental illness.

    The Raymond Family Bursary Fund for Huron County Students

    This bursary was established in 2008 by Huron alumnus Doug Raymond '85 to honour his family. The bursary will be awarded each year, beginning in the fall of 2009, to a first, second, third or fourth year student or students full-time registered in FASS who has graduated from a Huron County high school who qualifies for the bursary on the basis of family income. If no one qualifies, the bursary to be awarded to another full-time Huron student from Ontario.

    The Kevin Ross Memorial Bursary Fund

    Kevin Ross was a third-year student at Huron University College wh ere he thrived and was much valued as a student, friend and active member of the community. Kevin passed away on December 29, 2006. In thanksgiving for and in honour of Kevin's life, The Kevin Ross Memorial Bursary Fund was established in 2007. The bursary is awarded each year to a full-time student from Ontario who qualifies for financial assistance, and who exemplifies the qualities which distinguished Kevin at Huron: his active involvement in the Huron community, his all-round abilities, and his loyal and caring approach to those around him.

    The Ian and Sophie Skaith Scholarship and Bursary Fund

    Ian and Sophie Skaith established this bursary in 2006. It is intended to assist a student from Ontario who is registered full-time at Huron in his or her second, third or fourth year; has achieved at least a 75% average in their preceding year of study, has demonstrated ongoing and continuing community service, and who qualifies for financial assistance.

    The Alex Veresezan Memorial Bursary Fund

    The Alex Veresezan Memorial Bursary Fund was established in honour and memory of Alex, a proud Huron student who very sadly passed away on February 11, 2010 in his first year of studies at the College after a courageous battle with cancer. Alex believed strongly in the value of education and how it can help people make meaningful choices in life. He loved the study of English, History and Philosophy in particular and had the opportunity to enjoy orientation week and thrive in the first month of classes in September before he could no longer continue due to his illness. He remained full of strength and courage, however, with the love and support of his parents Alexa and Marius and his many friends. Alex's memory will always be part of the Huron community, and the Bursary in his name will be awarded each year to a deserving Huron student who may not otherwise be able to attend Huron without this financial assistance. Just as Alex appreciated the opportunities given to him by a Huron education, so this bursary in his name will help others. It will be awarded to a student graduating from Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School in London, Ontario or, if no student otherwise qualifies, to another full-time registered Huron student.

    The Maude and John Winder Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2004 by Dr. John Winder in memory of his wife Maude. Dr. Winder was made an Honorary Fellow of the College in 1962 in recognition of his devoted service to Huron as the College doctor. The bursary is awarded to a student from Ontario who is registered full-time at Huron, and has demonstrated financial need.

  • Teaching Endowments

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  • The W. Galen Weston Fund for British History

    The W. Galen Weston Fund for British History supports the teaching of British history in the curriculum offered by Huron University College's Department of History.
  • Leadership and Professional Development Endowments

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  • Leadership and Professional Development Fund

    To help liberal arts students prepare for future careers, the Leadership and Professional Development Program, introduced in 2011, provides students with opportunities to build professional and interpersonal skills as they prepare for the workforce. Co-ordinated by Huron’s Career Development Office, students can enrol in programs such as project management, cross-cultural communications, public speaking, writing skills, volunteer activities, community-based learning, and workshops on networking, job interviews and resume preparation. Successful completion of the program is recognized with a certificate signed by the Chair of the Huron Executive Board at each year’s graduation ceremonies. An endowment will support funding on an ongoing basis to support program workshops, feature speakers and promotion.
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  • The Betsy and Andrew Aziz Principal's Discretionary Fund

    The Principal’s Discretionary Fund is available each year for the Principal to support projects and needs such as the costs of a special guest speaker or program not otherwise covered by the operational budget.

     

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  • The Community-Based Learning Fund

    The Trish Fulton Community-Based Learning Fund

    The Trish Fulton Community-Based Learning Fund will provide opportunities for Huron students to combine academic study with hands-on volunteer experience. Community-based learning is an integral component of the experiential learning focus at Huron. In it, students work with a community organization or business, either in London or abroad, as part of their program of study. Students learn by ‘doing’ in many ways, and in this case acquire a more sophisticated understanding of the communities in which they live. Through their experiences with community organizations, students have a chance to apply what they have learned in the classroom and to develop critical skills in the analysis of real-world social, economic and political trends as part of their liberal arts education.

     

    The Dr. Kenneth W. Lemon Fund for Community-Based Learning

    The Dr. Kenneth W. Lemon Fund for Community-Based Learning supports Community-Based Learning Program at Huron to identify not-for-profit agencies in achieving student placement; conduct research in community-based learning; and assess results. Community-based learning is an integral component of the experiential learning focus at Huron. In it, students work with a community organization or business, either in London or abroad, as part of their program of study. Students learn by ‘doing’ in many ways, and in this case acquire a more sophisticated understanding of the communities in which they live. Through their experiences with community organizations, students have a chance to apply what they have learned in the classroom and to develop critical skills in the analysis of real-world social, economic and political trends as part of their liberal arts education.

    The Dr. Kenneth W. Lemon Fund for Community-Based Learning was established in 2007 in honour and memory of Dr. Kenneth W. Lemon, a long-time and distinguished volunteer at Huron, including President of the Huron University College Foundation.

    Willie Mae and William H. Lumpkin Fund for Community-Based Learning

    Established in 2006 in honour of her parents by Huron's 15th Principal, Dr. Ramona Lumpkin, the Willie Mae and William H. Lumpkin Fund for Community-Based Learning creates opportunities for Huron students to combine academic study with hands-on volunteer experience. Community-based learning is an integral component of the experiential learning focus at Huron.

    In it, students work with a community organization or business, either in London or abroad, as part of their program of study. Students learn by ‘doing’ in many ways, and in this case acquire a more sophisticated understanding of the communities in which they live. Through their experiences with community organizations, students have a chance to apply what they have learned in the classroom and to develop critical skills in the analysis of real-world social, economic and political trends as part of their liberal arts education.

    Michael and Sandra Prior Community-Based Learning Fund

    Established in 2010 by Huron alumnus Michael B. Prior '61 and his wife Sandra. The endowment will support the Community-Based Learning program for students of Huron. Community-based learning is an integral component of the experiential learning focus at Huron. In it, students work with a community organization or business, either in London or abroad, as part of their program of study. Students learn by ‘doing’ in many ways, and in this case acquire a more sophisticated understanding of the communities in which they live. Through their experiences with community organizations, students have a chance to apply what they have learned in the classroom and to develop critical skills in the analysis of real-world social, economic and political trends as part of their liberal arts education.

    Michael had a successful career as Human Resources Manager and as Organization Development Consultant for such major companies as Shell International and Syncrude Canada. Now he travels internationally volunteering his time abroad and advising businesses and organizations on how to become more efficient and successful. Michael has been an active alumnus in Calgary for many years.

  • Volunteer Service Endowments

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  • The E.M. Kennedy and Mary Thomson Fund for Community-Based Learning

    Established in 2009 by Huron alumna Mary M. Thomson '61. Both Mary and her father Edwin M. Kennedy have played important roles in the life and work of the College, including her father when he was Chair of the Executive Board.

    Community-based learning is an integral component of the experiential learning focus at Huron. In it, students work with a community organization or business, either in London or abroad, as part of their program of study. Students learn by ‘doing’ in many ways, and in this case acquire a more sophisticated understanding of the communities in which they live. Through their experiences with community organizations, students have a chance to apply what they have learned in the classroom and to develop critical skills in the analysis of real-world social, economic and political trends as part of their liberal arts education.

    Janet Stewart Volunteer Service Fund

    Established in 2004 by Ms. Janet Stewart, a longtime friend of the College who has served on the Executive Board and Corporation, this fund supports volunteer service projects of the College such as the "Huron in Honduras" project in which Huron students travel to Honduras to assist local communities.

    Karen Prieur Volunteer Service Fund

    Established in 2005 by Huron alumna Karen Prieur, who has served as a Trustee on the Huron University College Foundation, this fund provides support for the volunteer service program, in which Huron students work with primary school students both at home and abroad to promote literacy and improve local communities. Support includes the "Huron in Honduras" project in which Huron students travel to Honduras to assist local communities.

    The Waugh Family Volunteer Service Fund

    This fund was established by Rick Waugh in 2009 to support Huron students in their volunteer activities, ranging from work with primary school students both at home and abroad to promote literacy, and with NGOs abroad to improve local communities. Huron students are benefited from the experience themselves as they become young adults and prepare for future positions of responsibility and citizenship.
  • International Study Endowments

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  • Nancy and Keith Sumner Fund for International Studies

    Established in 2006 by Nancy and Keith Sumner, this Fund provides financial support to a student or students for study abroad at a university with which Huron has a partnership agreement, for credit towards their academic degree at Huron, and who qualify for the study abroad program based on criteria established by Huron University College. Keith Sumner is a long-time friend of Huron who has served as President of The Huron University College Foundation and, prior to that, as Chair of its Investment Committee.

    Patricia Boucher Memorial International Exchange Travel Grant

    Established in 2000 in memory of Patricia Boucher, an exchange student from Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin, through the generous support of her family and the many friends she made among the students at Huron University College. It is intended to assist a student with travel expenses associated with the Huron/Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin exchange program. The recipient must be registered in a full-time program at Huron University College and demonstrate financial need. If no Huron student is eligible, the bursary may assist a Versailles student on exchange at Huron or assist a Huron student participating in an exchange with another European university.

    Hugh B. and Dorothy Rooney International Travel Bursary

    The Rooney family established this bursary in 1996 in memory of Hugh and Dorothy Rooney, long-term friends and members of the Huron College Community. Mr. Rooney was a former lecturer in Business and Economics, Dean of Residence, Comptroller, Corporation and Board Member, Bursar of the College and Assistant Vice-Principal at The University of Western Ontario. Mrs. Rooney passed away in January, 1995. It is intended to assist a third-year student with the added expenses incurred in a program of study abroad. The recipient must be a registered full-time student at Huron and demonstrate financial need.

    The Scotiabank Fund for International Education

    This fund was established in 2007 to enable Huron students to participate in international exchanges and special international programs, such as Huron in Honduras. Preference for student support grants paid from the Scotiabank Fund for International Education will be given to students based on their financial need in programs located in Latin America, Mexico or the Caribbean.

    The Scotiabank Fund for International Education will support Huron's international initiatives. These initiatives include support for Huron students with financial need, to enable them to participate in international exchanges and special international programs such as Huron in Honduras; and funding to enhance support services offered by Huron to our international students, in order to ensure their success in their Canadian studies. These services include advising and peer mentoring as well as supplementary instruction in writing English for academic purposes.

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  • The Douglas and Margaret Derry Interdisciplinary Lectures

    Established in 2008 by Douglas L. Derry, who attended Huron and then graduated from Richard Ivey School of Business in 1968, and his wife Margaret. The Douglas and Margaret Derry Interdisciplinary Lectures attracts internationally recognized speakers on an annual basis and serve to bring recognition of Huron University College as a centre of stimulating and thoughtful dialogue within Western and the London community.

    The Chander Jain Lecture Series Endowment

    Established in 1993 by the friends and family of Chander Mohan Jain in his memory. Dr. Jain was a strong supporter of intercultural communication and this annual lecture series is an opportunity to continue his legacy of bringing topics of interest pertaining to the Jain culture to the community. The endowment sponsors this annual lecture series held at Huron University College.
  • Faculty Research Endowments

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  • The Faculty Research Project Fund

    The fund will provide financial resources to support faculty in leading edge research projects in their fields of study, and further enhance the profile of Huron as a place of higher learning.

    The Charles Nesbitt-Larking Faculty Research Fund

    Established in 2011 by Professor Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Department of Political Science. Named in honour of Paul’s late father, The Charles Nesbitt-Larking Faculty Research Fund will provide financial resources to support faculty research projects and further enhance the profile of Huron as a place of higher learning, with application to be made to the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Science.

    The McGorman Family Faculty Development Fund

    As former students, both Brian McGorman and his mother Joanne enjoyed the small, tight-knit community environment Huron offered. Both Brian and Joanne had great experiences at Huron and wanted to create an endowment to give something back to the institution. Brian says, " Because Huron is smaller, there are less resources, but you don't want to sacrifice its smallness. The faculty research endowment allows Huron to compete with larger institutions." Brian also believes the personalized attention students receive from the professors makes Huron a more desirable place in which to pursue a university education.

    Established in 2007, The McGorman Family Faculty Development Fund will provide financial resources to help support faculty in leading-edge research projects in their fields of study and further enhance the profile of Huron as a place of higher learning.

Awards Recognizing Academic Achievement

  • Gold Medal Awards

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  • The Caleb J. Hayhoe Jr. Award for Gold Medal Students

    Established in 2006 by the family of Caleb J. Hayhoe Jr., a graduate of Huron University College, the endowment provides an award of $250 each for the general program and one for the honours program. An engraved gold medal accompanies each award.
  • French and Asian Studies

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  • The Chinese Language Prize

    This prize is awarded to a student who has completed the entry level Chinese language course (CHN 030) and who has made impressive progress in his or her study of the Chinese language. The winner of the second prize is usually chosen from students taking upper level Chinese courses.

    The Leigh Clarke Prize for French 2900

    This prize was created in 1978 by Huron French Professor Valentine Rodger and supported by the Clarke family in memory of Huron student Leigh Clarke who died of bone cancer in 1977. Ms. Clarke was a talented French student with a passion for linguistics. The prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest first-class standing in French 2900, or in an equivalent upper-level language course should French 2900 not be offered.

    The Michael Klementowicz and Yolande Chicoine Klementowicz Prize in French 1910

    This prize is awarded to the student with the highest first-class standing in French 1910. The prize honours the memory of French Professor Michael Klementowicz and his mother Yolande Chicoine Klementowicz. Appointed in 1983, Dr. Klementowicz was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable teacher with high expectations of students and concern for their well-being, respected by both students and colleagues. He passed away in 2000.

    The Cornelia Maria van der Wel Prize in French 2600

    This prize is awarded to one male and one female student who achieve the highest standing of at least 75% in French 290E: French Literature.
  • Global Studies

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  • Roland Vishnu Award in Global Studies

    Established in 2010 by Roland Vishnu, a friend of the College. The Roland Vishnu Award in Global Studies will be made to the full-time Huron student entering 4th-year who has earned the highest overall average in his or her third year and who is majoring in a module in the Centre for Global Studies. If no student can be found, the prize can be awarded to a 3rd-yr CGS student.
  • History

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  • The Jack Blocker Prize in U.S. History

    Established in 2007 by Prof. Jack Blocker and his wife Susan, The Jack Blocker Prize in U.S. History will recognize and reward a student with the highest academic standing in History 2301E, The United States: Colonial Period to the Present course on a continuing basis each year.


    The Douglas Leighton Prize for First Nations History


    The Gary Owens Prize in British History

    Friends and alumni of Huron University College established this prize in 2004 upon the retirement of Dr. Gary Owens, a professor at Huron from 1968 to 2005. Dr. Owens taught British History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science and was committed to teaching excellence. The prize is awarded to the student with the highest first-class standing in a course in British History.

    The Colin Read Prize for Canadian History

    The John Gordon Rowe Prize in History 1801E

    This prize is funded by alumni and friends of Dr. Rowe. The Rev. Dr. Rowe had a long association with Huron University College as a lecturer in Church History and History in the Faculties of Theology and Arts and Social Science respectively. He also served as Dean of Arts (1961-66). In 1970, Dr. Rowe received a Doctor of Divinity degree (honoris causa) from Huron in recognition of his service to the College and academia in general as a Christian scholar. The prize is awarded to the student who obtains the highest first-class standing in History 1801E.
  • Mathematics

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  • The Eddy Smet Mathematics Prize

    This prize was established in 1999 by mathematics professor Dr. Eddy Smet and is awarded to the student with the highest mark in a first-year mathematics course at Huron University College. Dr. Smet, a legendary professor at Huron, has won many teaching awards from Huron students. The award is funded by Dr. Smet and friends of the College.

  • Philosophy

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  • The Jamie Grant Morden Prize in Religious Studies 2130

    This prize is funded by friends and family in memory of Jamie Grant Morden, son of The Ven. Dr. John G. Morden, former Principal of Huron University College. Jamie Morden was a student of Huron and died tragically in an accident. The prize is awarded to the student with the highest first-class standing in Religious Studies 2130.

    The Mr. and Mrs. Benno Schachter Memorial Prize in Philosophy

    Dr. Jean-Pierre Schachter established this prize in memory of his parents. Dr. Schachter is a former Dean of Arts and Philosophy professor at Huron. The prize is awarded to the student with the highest first-class standing in honors Philosophy courses in any year of a Single or Combined Honors Philosophy Program.

    The Walker Family Memorial Award

    Established in 2004 and funded by friends and relatives of the Walker Family in memory of Mr. John Walker, a longtime friend of the College whose children Dr. Jay Walker and Dr. William Walker attended Huron, this award is given to the Huron student with the highest standing in a 3rd or 4th year Ethics course in Philosophy.
  • Psychology

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  • The Professor Frederick Walter Burd Prize in Psychology

    Established by Mr. P.A. DuMoulin to commemorate Dr. Burd's 27 years at Huron as a Psychology teacher and former Dean of Arts, this prize is awarded to a Huron University College Psychology student with the highest first-class standing in third year honors Psychology proceeding to fourth year Psychology at Huron.

    The Professor Mark R. Cole Award in Experimental Psychology

    The Professor Mark R. Cole Award in Experimental Psychology is presented each year to the student with the highest mark in the core experimental psychology research course. Established by David W. Anderson, MBA, PhD, ICD.D, a 1992 Huron graduate and recipient of Huron’s David H.M. Stewart Memorial Prize, the award honours Dr. Mark Cole, who has taught psychology at Huron from 1972 to the present. The award is currently made in Psychology 2280E - Method and Theory in Learning and Motivation.

    The Sabina Cole Memorial Prize in Biopsychology

    Established in 2007 by Dr. Mark Cole and his wife Lori in honour and memory of Dr. Cole’s mother, The Sabina Cole Memorial Prize in Biopsychology is awarded annually to the student with the highest mark in Biopsychology. The prize is not applicable in the case of summer courses.

    The Dr. Stephen Erdle Award in Quantitative Psychology

    The Dr. Stephen Erdle Award in Quantitative Psychology is presented each year to the student with the highest mark in advanced statistics. Established by David W. Anderson, MBA, PhD, ICD.D, a 1992 Huron graduate and recipient of Huron’s David H.M. Stewart Memorial Prize, the award honours Dr. Stephen Erdle who has taught at Huron from 1986 to the present. The award is currently made in Psychology 3830F/G - Computers and Research in Psychology.

    The Dr. Nelson Heapy Award in Social Psychology

    The Dr. Nelson Heapy Award in Social Psychology is presented each year to the student with the highest mark in the core research course in social psychology. Established by David W. Anderson, MBA, PhD, ICD.D, a 1992 Huron graduate and recipient of Huron’s David H.M. Stewart Memorial Prize, the award honours Dr. Nelson Heapy, who has taught social psychology at Huron from 1977 to the present. The award is currently made in Psychology 2780E – Selected Basic Problems in Social Psychology.

    The Dr. Moira Sansom Award for Excellence in Psychological Research

    The Dr. Moira Sansom Award for Excellence in Psychological Research was established by David W. Anderson, MBA, PhD, ICD.D, a 1992 Huron graduate and recipient of Huron’s David H.M. Stewart Memorial Prize, the award honours Dr. Moira Sansom, a pioneer of the psychology department at Huron University College who taught full-time from 1963 – 1992. The award is presented each year to a Huron student whose honours thesis in psychology is judged most outstanding.

Awards Recognizing Academic Achievement and/or Community Leadership

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  • The Richard Clarke Leadership Fund

    This award was established in 1993 in memory of Huron alumnus Richard Clarke, who was an outstanding student leader at Huron and subsequently a leading member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, a Queen's Commissioner and a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario. He had a deep respect for humanity, a commitment to social justice and equality of opportunity. The fund is supported by his friends and family, and was established to assist Huron in developing programs that prepare students for positions of leadership and responsibility.

    The Most Rev. Terence E. and Alice Jean Finlay Award for Community Leadership

    The Most Rev. Terence E. and Alice Jean Finlay Award for Community Leadership celebrates the remarkable contributions of Terry and AJ to the communities they have served with such distinction throughout their lives. Terry has both arts and theology degrees from Huron (1959 and 1962), and AJ is a Western grad (1962). The Award in their name is made each year to two Huron undergraduate arts students in their second, third or fourth years of study who, while at Huron, have become engaged in volunteer service to the broader community and exemplify the values of outreach, compassion and concern for others which the Finlays have personified in their own lives. Established in 2007.

    The Sarah Ann Martin Memorial Award

    Established upon the death of Huron student Sarah Ann Martin in 1993, this award is funded by Sarah's classmates and family. The award is given to a Huron student entering third year of a History program who exemplifies concern for others, a zest for life, motivation, industriousness and enthusiasm for historical studies.

    The Jordan Propas Memorial Award

    This prize was established in 2001 by friends, family and students in memory of Jordan Propas, who died during his second year at Huron University College. Jordan thrived at the College and was a full participant in the life of the Huron community and indeed in life in general. The award was established to honour Jordan's character and celebrate the importance of fully participating in College life, which he so embodied. The prize is awarded to a second, third or fourth year undergraduate with a minimum 70% average, who has made a substantial contribution to the life of the Huron community through their supportive interaction with others and by participating in College programs and activities.

    The Sharon Robertson McKillop Residence and Student Life Awards

    The two prizes are awarded annually, one to a female and one to a male, who have been in residence not less than two years and are members of the graduating class of Huron University College or are graduating in a program for which he/she is registered at Huron University College and is completing at the University of Western Ontario because of Senate regulations. These recipients will be of sound character and deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to residence life and to have exemplified responsible leadership. In consultation with the Residence Manager, the Director of Housing and Student Life designates the recipients.

    The David H. M. Stewart Memorial Award

    Established by the friends and family of the late David H.M. Stewart, a former member of Huron's Executive Board who died in 1988, this prize is awarded at Spring Convocation to the graduating student with the highest overall achievement as selected by the Principal. The prize is given on the basis of high academic performance combined with outstanding contributions through extra-curricular activities to Huron University College and The University of Western Ontario.

    The Nelson Viglianti Memorial Mature Student Award

    Sharon Robertson McKillop, Director of Housing and Student Life at Huron University College, established this award in 2001 in memory of her grandfather. The prize is given to graduating mature student in recognition of successful effort to balance family, education, career and personal development goals.
  • Awards for Excellence in Teaching

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  • The John and Gail MacNaughton Prize for Excellence in Teaching

    Established in 2010 by Huron graduate John MacNaughton '67, The John and Gail MacNaughton Prize for Excellence in Teaching will recognize and honour superior teaching at Huron University College which advances the College’s learning objectives as defined in the academic plans of both faculties.  In recognizing and celebrating the College’s commitment  to teaching excellence, and that of its individual faculty members in this regard, The MacNaughton Prize will also serve to enhance pedagogical skills and research-based teaching at the College.

    All full-time and part-time faculty at Huron University College, in both the Faculty of Arts and Social Science and Faculty of Theology, will be eligible for the prize.  A faculty member will be eligible to receive The MacNaughton Prize once every four years, that is, a faculty member, upon receiving the Prize, will not be eligible to re-apply in each of the following three years.

Theology

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  • The Huron-Lawson Chair in Moral and Pastoral Theology

    Established in 1984 by Col. Tom and Mrs. Miggsie Lawson, and also supported by The Lawson Foundation, the Diocese of Huron and friends of the College. Col. Tom and Mrs. Miggsie Lawson had a loyal and affectionate relationship with Huron University College over many years.

    The Huron-Lawson Chair in Moral and Pastoral Theology supports an increasingly important aspect of training for ministry. Pastoral and practical theology involves training future clergy to be leaders who can provide care to individuals during times of emotional crisis, spiritual need and physical need such as dealing with alcohol abuse and hunger.

    The Clark and Mary Wright Chair in New Testament Theology

    Established in 1999 by Dr. Mary Wright, who has served on Huron's Executive Board and is a long-time friend of the College, in memory of her brother Clark Wright. The Chair supports the teaching of New Testament studies and New Testament Greek to students in the Faculty of Theology.

    The London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies

    Based in the Faculty of Theology, The London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both the Faculty of Theology and the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Huron. The holder of the Chair will collaborate with other faculty to develop educational and public programs that explore Islam’s rich history and diversity as a living religion, its contribution to interfaith dialogue and understanding between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and its role in global civilization. Teaching and research will include Islamic history, religion, theology, philosophy, politics, anthropology, sociology, literature and culture.
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  • The Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen Scholarship in Old Testament Studies

    This scholarship is awarded to the second-year, full-time student in the Master of Divinity program who has achieved the highest level of proficiency in Old Testament studies. This scholarship is not an endowment, it is financed annually by The Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen.

    The Huron Alumni Association 150th Anniversary Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2007, the scholarship will be awarded to students in the Faculty of Theology beginning in 2014. Huron Alumni Association will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2013.

    The Huron Alumni Association 150th Anniversary Scholarship and Bursary Fund

    The Huron University College Entrance Scholarship

    Established in 2006 and supported by Huron faculty members, this is an entrance scholarship awarded to a student entering the M.A. Theology program.

    The John Morden Theology Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2002 to honour The Ven. Dr. John Morden, Principal of Huron University College from 1962-1984. Dr. Morden began his long career at Huron in 1956 as Registrar. He also taught Religious Studies, Public Speaking and Systematic Theology, and was made a life-time member of the Corporation in 1990. The John Morden Theology Scholarship was made possible thanks to the generosity of friends of Huron including Miggsie Lawson, Jim Thompson, Robert Barnett and William Barnett. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time returning theology student who contributed to the spiritual life and welfare of the College.

    The St. Mark’s by-the-Lake Church Scholarship for Christian Leadership

    The scholarship provides vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind. The recipient must demonstrate his/her excellence in ministry. This scholarship is not an endowment, it is financed annually by St. Mark's By-The-Lake Church.
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  • St. John’s-by-the-Lake Anglican Church Bursary

    Established in 2011 by the parish of St. John’s-by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Grand Bend, Ontario. Beginning in 2013 and each year thereafter, St. John’s-by-the-Lake Anglican Church Bursary will provide financial assistance for a theology student who has demonstrated financial need, and who is from Ontario.

    St. George’s (London) Anglican Church Bursary Fund

    St. John the Divine (Arva) Bursary Fund

    Established in 2009 by friends of the College, Wendy & René Carrière in celebration of their marriage. Wendy served on the Executive Board and on the Corporation, she was also a trustee of the Huron University College Foundation.

    The St. John the Divine (Arva) Bursary provides vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind.

    St. Martin-in-the-Fields Anglican Church Bursary

    Established in 2007, this Bursary is awarded to a second-year theology student in need, and who is from Ontario.

    St. Michael and All Angels 50th Anniversary Bursary Fund

    Established in 2008 by St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, this bursary will support a theology student preparing for ordained ministry who is a member in the Anglican Church from the Diocese of Huron, or if this is not possible, to a student who is a member of the Anglican Church from the province of Ontario. Huron will ask the recipient of the Bursary to contact the Church each year so that the student may have an opportunity to visit the Church and for parishioners to express their gratitude to the student for preparing for ministry in the Church.
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  • St. Paul's Cathedral Bursary

    Established in 2000, this Bursary is named for the Cathedral of the Diocese of Huron and is awarded to a theology student based on financial need from Ontario.

    The Deanery of Brant/Norfolk Bursary

    The Deanery of Brough Bursary

    The Deanery of Delaware Bursary

    The Deanery of Essex Bursary

    The Deanery of Huron Bursary

    The Deanery of Kent Bursary

    The Deanery of Lambton Bursary

    The Deanery of Medway Bursary

    The Deanery of Oxford Bursary

    The Deanery of Perth Bursary

    The Deanery of Saugeens Bursary

    The Deanery of Waterloo Bursary

    The Deanery of Wellington Bursary



     

  • Bursaries supported by Alumni, Friends and Students

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  • The Huron Theology Bursary Fund

    The Huron Theology Bursary Fund will provide vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind.

    The Jane Acres Bursary Fund for Mature Students

    Established in 2007 by Dr. Bill Acres, member of the Faculty of Theology, in honour and recognition of Jane, who over her life has demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning and the Christian community. The Jane Acres Bursary for Mature Students will be awarded to a full-time mature student or students registered in the Faculty of Theology at Huron who qualifies for financial assistance, and who is from Ontario.

    Chancellor Stephen N. Adams Q.C. Bursary for Theological Students

    Stephen N. Adams is a Lifetime Member of the Huron University College Corporation and has also served as the Diocese of Huron with distinction in many capacities including a term as Chancellor of the Diocese.  Stephen is an associate of the College and studied at Huron before obtaining his law degree from The University of Western Ontario.  Established in 2007, this bursary is awarded to a Christian theological student from Ontario who is enrolled the Master of Divinity program, preparing for ordained ministry in the Church.

    The Ken and Mary Lou Anderson Bursary

    Established in 2009 by Huron alumni The Ven. Ken and Mrs. Marylou Anderson. Ken received his BA '68 and MDiv '73 from Huron. He served as Rector at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, London, Ontario. In 2009 he was appointed Field Education Director in the Faculty of Theology at Huron. Marylou is a FASS graduate '72 and served on the College's Executive Board. She has enjoyed a career as a high school Principal.

    The Ken and Marylou Anderson Bursary provides vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind.

    The Bishop Hellmuth Chapter IODE Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2005 by The Bishop Hellmuth IODE to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The IODE's mission is to improve the quality of life for children, youth and those in need through educational, social service and citizenship programs. The bursary is awarded to a Faculty of Arts and Social Science or Theology student registered full-time at Huron in his or her third or fourth year, who qualifies for financial assistance, and who is from Ontario.

    The Rev’d Arthur G. Brewer Bursary

    Established in 2005 by The Rev'd Arthur G. Brewer who graduated from Huron University College in 1961, this bursary provides financial assistance for theological students who have demonstrated financial need, and who are from Ontario.

    The Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen Bursary

    Established in May 2006, this bursary will provide needed financial support for theological students who are from Ontario.

    The Avis Margaret Alberta Cant Memorial Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2009 by Huron alumnus Ian B. Cant '62 in memory of his late wife Mrs. Avis Margaret Alberta Cant.

    The Wendy Carrière Theological Bursary

    Established in 2005 by Wendy (Whyte) Carrière, a long-time friend of the College, the bursary is awarded to a full-time student registered in the Faculty of Theology at Huron who qualifies for financial assistance, and who is from Ontario. Wendy set up a bursary because she cares about the future of Huron students who would like a career in the ministry or lay profession. Wendy says, "I believe in what Huron is doing and the calibre of students in the theology program. It is a huge personal sacrifice to do the theology program because ministry work is not high-paying and a bursary is a good way to lighten the financial load."

    The Benjamin Cheung Theology Bursary

    Established in 2006 by Ben Cheung, a member of Huron's Alumni Association and Alumni Board Member, this bursary provides financial assistance for theology students from Ontario who qualify for financial assistance.

    The Archdeacon A. E. (Mickey) and Betty Chovaz Bursary

    The Archdeacon A. E. (Mickey) and Betty Chovaz Bursary will be awarded each year, beginning in 2014, to a qualified theology student or students studying at Huron University College, and is based on financial need.

    The Classes of 2005-2012 Bursary Fund

    This fund was established in 2005 through contributions made by theology students, for fellow theology students who qualify for financial assistance and are from Ontario.

    The Classes of 2010-2017 Bursary Fund

    This fund was established in 2009 through contributions made by theology students, for fellow theology students who qualify for financial assistance and are from Ontario.

    The Archdeacon Ken Conyard Bursary Fund

    This bursary was established in 2012 in memory of Huron alumnus Archdeacon Ken Conyard ’57 who passed away on February 24, 2012. Archdeacon Conyard served with distinction in the Diocese of Huron from 1957 to 1990 in the parishes of Sarnia, Kitchener, London, Galt and Brantford. The Archdeacon Ken Conyard Bursary Fund will provide vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind.


    The Glory and Gerald Denyer Bursary Fund

    The Bursary will be awarded to a mature student in the Faculty of Theology who is pursuing theological education following previous career experience. 

    The Diocese of Huron 150th Anniversary Bursary

    Established in 2004 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Huron in 2007, this bursary is supported by friends and alumni of the College. It is awarded to theology students from Ontario based on financial need. The first bursary was awarded in the fall of 2007 to coincide with Diocesan anniversary celebrations.

    The Canon A.S.H. Cree Memorial Bursary Fund

     The Canon A.S.H. Cree Memorial Bursary Fund provides vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind. The Bursary was established by St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church (Leamington) in honour of Canon Cree, who served with great distinction as Rector of St. John the Evangelist between 1935-1958, and as an Honorary Assistant thereafter. 

    The Diocese of Huron Church History Bursary

    Established in 2007 thanks to the support of the Diocese of Huron and of the many people who contributed to the collection at of the Diocese's Sesquicentennial Service at John Labatt Centre, The Diocese of Huron Church History Bursary is awarded to theology students from Ontario based on financial need. Terms of how the Bursary is awarded to be finalized.

    The Canon Lewis Dixon Memorial Bursary

    The Rev. Canon Lewis Dixon, a College graduate and long-time supporter of theology students, passed away on March 27, 2012. Canon Dixon graduated from the Huron College Faculty of Theology in 1964.

    In appreciation of Canon Dixon’s life and to honour his ministry, his family has established The Canon Lewis Dixon Memorial Bursary, which will provide financial assistance for theological students who have demonstrated financial need.

    The Nicholas C. Georgas Bursary

    Established in 2003 by Nicholas C. Georgas who graduated from Huron University College in 1965, this bursary provides assistance to a theology student who is from Ontario, and is based on financial need.

    The Archdeacon Bill and Ruth Gray Bursary

    Established in 2006 by Bill and Ruth Gray, this bursary will provide needed financial support for theological students who are from Ontario. Bill graduated from Huron's Masters of Divinity program in 1981.

    The Irish Benevolent Society Bursary in Memory of John B. Carson

    This Bursary was established in 2007 by the Irish Benevolent Society in memory of John B. Carson, past President and long-time Treasurer of the Irish Benevolent Society. The Irish Benevolent Society, since 1877, has provided an opportunity in the London area for the Irish and their descendants of all faiths, and their friends, to work together in harmony for the purpose of preserving their Irish heritage and performing works of benevolence.

    The Irish Benevolent Society Bursary in Memory of John B. Carson will be awarded each year to a full-time student registered in the Faculty of Theology at Huron who qualifies for financial assistance and who is from Ontario.

    The Sheila Mae Hamilton Theology Bursary

    The Sheila Mae Hamilton Theology Bursary will be awarded annually to a student(s) registered in the Faculty of Theology at Huron University College. The Bursary is based on financial need and will support a theology student preparing for ordained ministry who is a member in the Anglican Church from London and Middlesex County. First preference will be given to married students with young dependent children, with second preference to students associated with St. James Westminster Anglican Church in London, Ontario. If there are no students qualified to receive the Bursary under the terms above, the Bursary will be made available to a deserving theology student in need who is preparing for ordination.

    The Rt. Rev. Bruce H.W. and E. Jane Howe Bursary

    Established in 2006, The Rt. Rev. Dr. Bruce H.W. and E. Jane Howe Bursary is awarded to theological students from Ontario based on financial need. Bishop Howe has served as Bishop of the Diocese of Huron since 2001 until his retirement in 2008.

    The Rev. Charles L. Langford Bursary

    Established in 1999 by Miss Shirley Langford in memory of her father, The Rev. Charles Langford, a graduate of the College in 1913, this bursary is awarded to a theology student who is from Ontario and is based on financial need.

    The Doris Langford Bursary

    Established by The Rev. Charles Langford in memory of his daughter upon her death in 1963, this Bursary is also supported by Miss Shirley Langford, the sister of Doris Langford. The bursary is awarded to a theology student who is from Ontario and studying at Huron University College, and is based on financial need.

    The Miggsie Lawson Memorial Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2004 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Lawson who died in May 2004. She and her husband the late Col. Tom Lawson had a long philanthropic association with Huron University College and were great supporters of its work and mission. The bursary is awarded to a theology student studying at Huron University College with first consideration to be given to a student studying Pastoral Theology who is from Ontario.

    The Order of St. Lazarus Bursary

    The bursary was established in 2004 by one of the oldest and most deeply respected confraternities of chivalry in Christendom, the Military and Hospitalier Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, which was established at the Infirmary of Saint Lazarus in the year 1098, during the First Crusade. As part of its ecumenical mission, the Order's Western Ontario Commandery established this bursary to be awarded to a student registered in the Bachelor of Theology program based on financial need, and who is from Ontario.

    The Marion Orser Bursary

    Earl Orser established this bursary in 1997 in honour of his wife for the purpose of assisting a Theology student in either the Master of Divinity or Master of Theological Studies programs. The student, who will be either full or part-time, must maintain passing marks, be from Ontario, and have a financial requirement to continue his or her studies.

    The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Geoffrey Parke-Taylor Bursary

    Established in 1997 in memory of Christopher Peck, first grandson, and of John Peck, oldest son of the Right Reverend Jack P. Peck, former Bishop of St. Clair, the bursary is awarded to a senior student in Theology to purchase books, with the choice of student being made by the Dean of Theology or by the Principal, should the Dean's Chair be vacated.

    The John and Christopher Peck Bursary

    Established in 1997 in memory of Christopher Peck, first grandson, and of John Peck, oldest son of the Right Reverend Jack P. Peck, former Bishop of St. Clair, the bursary is awarded to a senior student in Theology to purchase books, with the choice of student being made by the Dean of Theology or by the Principal, should the Dean's Chair be vacated.

    The SJS Bursary in Theology

    Established in 1997 by Mr. S. James Scagell, a friend of the College, The SJS Bursary in Theology is awarded annually to a full-time first- or second-year theology student on the basis of demonstrated financial need, and who is from Ontario.

    The Reverend Grace Schaefer Memorial Bursary

     Established in 2011 from the estate of Rev'd Grace E. Schaefer who graduated from Huron in 2008 (Master of Divinity).

    The George and Anastasia Scharf Bursary

    Established by Major The Rev. George Scharf (Master of Divinity 1977) and his wife Anastasia in 2004, The Scharf Bursary is awarded to a theology student at Huron University College based on financial need, and who is from Ontario.

    The Robert K. Sheridan Memorial Bursary Fund

    The Robert K. Sheridan Bursary provides vital financial assistance for theological students so that they may pursue their studies and prepare for ministry with greater peace-of-mind.

    The Jane and Stuart Smith Bursary

    Established in 2007 by Stuart Smith, a longtime friend of the College who has served on the Foundation and Corporation, and his wife Jane, The Jane and Stuart Smith Bursary will be awarded to a theology student at Huron University College based on financial need, and who is from Ontario, beginning in 2008.

    The Archdeacon Sam and Mrs. Sally Thomas and Family Bursary

    Established in 2015 by Mr. Mohan Thomas, Archdeacon and Mrs. Thomas’s son, the bursary will help ensure the quality of theological program at Huron and the preparation of future leaders in ministry. The bursary will not have a payout for several years.

    The Rev. Canon William C. Thomas Fund for Religion and Science at Huron University College

    The Rev. Canon William C. Thomas Fund for Religion and Science will support the teaching of religion and science in the Faculty of Theology, including programming support, student assistance, travel grants and any other expenses associated with the program.

    The Townshend Family Bursary Fund

    The Townshend Family Bursary will be awarded each year to a qualified theology student or students studying at Huron University College, and is based on financial need. Established thanks to the generosity of the Townshend family: The Rt. Rev. Robert Townshend '61, 63, and Mrs. Pat Townshend; Mr. Patrick O'Neill and Ms. Andra Townshend O'Neill; Ms. Mary Townshend; The Revd Canon Dr. Todd Townshend '92, Dean, Faculty of Theology, and Dr. Stacey Townshend.

    The Trivitt Memorial Bursary for the Transcultural Learning Program

    Established in 2005 by Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church in Exeter, Ontario. The parish received a legacy from the late Mildred Grimes and, in turn, decided to tithe some of that inheritance to other institutions within the church and their community. The Transcultural Learning Program provides opportunities for theology students in the Master of Divinity program from Ontario, to take part in a five-week program that requires them to live in a culture that is beyond what is most familiar to them. This learning may take place overseas or in North America. This is important learning for students training for ministry in a church whose tone, cultural makeup and texture has changed over the years.

    The James and Beverly Thompson Bursary

    Established in 2003 by the Jim and Beverley Thompson, this bursary is awarded to a Canadian-born theology student at Huron who is in financial need, and who is from Ontario. Mr. Thompson has a long association with Huron University College, serving on its Executive Board and Corporation.

    The Bishop William A. Townshend Bursary

    The Bishop Townshend Bursary is awarded to a theology student at Huron University College based on financial need. The Bursary was established in honour of The Rt. Rev. William A. Townshend, first Suffragan Bishop of Huron (1955-1967) who served the Diocese of Huron with great distinction between 1926-1967. He graduated from Huron in 1921 and then taught at Huron for five years before ordination.

    The Rev. Dr. Alistair Weir Theological Bursary

    This bursary was established in 2003 in honour of the retirement of Dr. Weir from the Faculty of Theology. Dr. Weir was a long-serving faculty member who taught New Testament studies and Greek and also acted as Financial Aid Officer for the Faculty of Theology. This bursary is awarded to a theology student from the United Church studying towards the Master of Divinity, MTS or MA in theology at Huron University College based on financial need, and who is from Ontario.

    The Rev. Canon Ernest Wells Bursary Fund

    This bursary will be awarded to a theology student at Huron University College based on financial need, and who is from Ontario.

  • Awards

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  • The Irish Benevolent Society Prizes

    The Very Rev. Leslie B. Jenkins Prize in Systematic Theology

    St. John’s-by-the-Lake Anglican Church Award in Youth Ministry

    Established in 2011 by the parish of St. John’s-by-the-Lake Anglican Church, Grand Bend, Ontario.

    The Rev. Dr. D. Jay Koyle Prize in Liturgics

    The Archbishop Michael Peers Prize in Biblical Languages

    Established in 2004 to commemorate the retirement of Archbishop Peers as Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, this prize was funded by parishes and individuals in the Diocese of Huron, and is awarded at the Huron University College Spring Convocation to a seminarian who has demonstrated proficiency in either Greek or Hebrew, or both. When there is no suitable candidate from the Diocese of Huron, the Dean of Theology may elect to have the prize presented to a candidate for ordained ministry from another Diocese.

Library

The following endowments support operating costs of the Library and contribute towards the acquisition of new books, periodicals, videos and electronic databases to meet the needs of students.

  • Library Endowments

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  • The Dan and Barbara Amadori Library Fund

    Established in 2009 by Dan and Barbara Amadori. Dan attended Huron in the 70s and lived in residence. He is a Trustee of Huron University College Foundation. Barbara graduated from the College in 1975 and during her time as a student worked part time in the Library.

    The Andrews Family Library Fund

    Ken Andrews served as Executive Director, University Advancement at Huron University College and Executive Director of the Huron University College Foundation from 1998-2014.   He previously served on Huron’s Executive Board from 1995 to 1998 and was President of the Huron Alumni Association from 1992-1994 and Sub-Warden of O’Neil Residence in 1980-81.  Both Ken and Martha have fond memories of studying in the Library as graduate students, as do their daughters Claire ’07 and Louise ‘10 who graduated from Huron.  Established in 2006.

    The DeLuca Family Library Fund

    This library fund was established in 2012 by Huron alumnus Carl DeLuca, Class of 1991. Carl serves on the Huron University College Corporation since 2007.

    The Beeston Family Library Fund

    Paul Beeston, Class of '67, served as a member of Huron's Executive Board and Corporation from 2002-2006. David Beeston, Paul and Kaye's son, is also a Huron grad, from the Class of 2001. Established in 2003.

    The Marion and Earl Orser Library Fund

    Marion Orser received her BA and MTS degrees from Huron and is a Lifetime Member of the Huron University College Corporation. The Marion Orser Reading in the Silcox Memorial Library was established in recognition of her gift for the new library wing. Her husband, Earl, was a friend of the College and served as President of London Life. Established in 2006.

    The Marsha DeFore Library Fund

    This library fund was established in 2013 by Huron alumna Marsha DeFore, Class of 1973.

    The Jones Packaging Inc. Library Fund

    This library fund was established in 2006 by Jones Packaging Inc. Chris Jones Harris, Vice-President of the company, has served as the Chair of the Executive Board from 2006 to 2008.

    The Don and Sandra Letton Library Fund

    Don Letton served as a member of the Huron University College Executive Board including the position of Chair from 2012-2014.  This Fund, established by Don and his wife Sandra, supports operating costs of the Library and contribute towards the acquisition of new books, periodicals, videos and electronic databases to meet the needs of students.

    The Beverley Paterson Wood Library Fund

    Beverley Paterson Wood, Class of '64, served as President of Huron's Alumni Association from 2000 to 2005, and is a Lifetime Member of The Huron University College Corporation. As a student, Beverley worked in the library at Huron and has been involved with local libraries in her professional career. Beverley says, "The Silcox Memorial Library is an important part of the university. It is a wonderful place to study and contributes to the joys of learning." Beverley also says, "Through Huron's faculty and students, you find a fascinating cross-section of humanity." Established in 2006.

    The Jeffrey and Maureen W. Singer Library Fund

    Jeff Singer, class of '80, believes Huron's close-knit community is a defining attribute of the College. Jeff established a library endowment because he believes the library is essential for any university. "It is very important for any school to have as much as it can offer," He says. "The Silcox Memorial Library provides resources all students can have access to." Jeff also says Huron offers a first-rate educational experience. "Huron is a great place to complete your undergraduate degree on both an academic and social level." Established in 2006.

    The Paul and Sara (nee Willis) Smith Library Fund

    Paul and Sara Smith have a strong attachment to Huron. The Silcox Memorial Library is very special to both Paul and Sarah as they met at there and planned their future life together there. Not only did Sara and Paul attend Huron, but three of their four children did as well. Sara says, "The library endowment reaches out to everyone at the school. We loved every moment at Huron and the opportunities it afforded to us during our time there." The library endowment is an expression of their appreciation for Huron. Established in 2006.

    The Margaret Westgate Library Fund

    Established in 2007 from the Estate of M. Margaret Westgate, the fund will provide funds for the purchase of books in the College's Silcox Memorial Library. Miss Margaret Westgate was a friend of the College.

Campus Preservation

  • Campus Preservation Endowments

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  • The Rose Dotten Spring Flower Fund


    The John Cronyn Family Endowment


    The McKeough Maintenance Endowment


    The Stewart Moore Carolinian Garden Fund




Chapel

  • Chapel Endowments

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  • The Huron Chapel Ministry Fund

    This endowment, begun in 2005, assists The Collegiate Chapel of St. John the Evangelist with ongoing maintenance of the Chapel and ministry to the students, staff, and faculty through support of the Chaplain's operating budget.

    The Revd Canon Sidney and Mary Lupton Chapel Fund

    The Revd Canon Sidney and Mary Lupton Chapel Fund honours the generosity of Canon Lupton, Class of '54, whose commitment to Christ and willingness to serve was a model for others, and Mary's generosity, in their devotion to the Church over many years including worship at Huron in The Collegiate Chapel of St. John the Evangelist. Canon Lupton contributed greatly to the life, work and mission of the Anglican Church in his life, as Mary continue to do, and this endowment will provide a lasting memory of both of them at Huron where young people, in both liberal arts and theological programs, find strength in the chapel community.

    Specifically, The Revd Canon Sidney and Mary Lupton Chapel Fund will support The Collegiate Chapel of St. John the Evangelist at Huron through funding the costs of Chaplain ministry in the form of support for the Chaplain's annual budget. Each year, beginning in 2011 and each year thereafter, a payout fr om the Fund will be directed to support Chapel ministry.

    The Archdeacon Harry St. Clair Hilchey and Archdeacon Benjamin J. Thorpe Chapel Fund

    Established in 2007 by Wendy Thorpe and John B. Thorpe, former Chair of the Executive Board and Lifetime Member of the Huron University College Corporation, The Archdeacon Harry St. Clair Hilchey and Archdeacon Benjamin J. Thorpe Chapel Fund honours the memory of their fathers Archdeacon Harry St. Clair Hilchey and Archdeacon Benjamin J. Thorpe, who contributed greatly to the life, work and mission of the Anglican Church in their lives. The Archdeacon Harry St. Clair Hilchey and Archdeacon Benjamin J. Thorpe Chapel Fund supports The Collegiate Chapel of St. John the Evangelist through funding the costs of Chaplain ministry in the form of support for the Chaplain's annual budget, and provides a lasting memory of Archdeacon Benjamin J. Thorpe and Archdeacon Harry St. Clair Hilchey at Huron where young people, in both liberal arts and theological programs, find strength in the chapel community.

    The Rev. Canon Logan and Mrs. Gail (Hubbard ’69) Varey Chapel Fund

    The Rev. Canon Logan and Mrs. Gail (Hubbard'69) Varey Chapel Fund supports the annual salary of the Chaplain of Huron University College or, alternatively as may be necessary, costs associated with The Collegiate Chapel of St. John the Evangelist at Huron such as maintenance costs or new supplies.

Huron Alumni

  • Alumni Endowments

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  • Huron Alumni Fund – 1950s

    Huron Alumni Fund – 1960s

    Huron Alumni Fund – 1970s

    Huron Alumni Fund – 1980s

    Huron Alumni Fund – 1990s

    Huron Alumni Fund – 2000s


As of August 20, 2013