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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
Established in 2011 from the estate of Rev'd Grace E. Schaefer who graduated from Huron in 2008 (Master of Divinity).
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 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.
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.
This bursary will be awarded to a theology student at Huron University College based on financial need, and who is from Ontario.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As of August 20, 2013