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Scholarships for Upper-Year Students

The Faculty of Arts and Social Science is proud to reward academic excellence by providing a number of automatic scholarships as well as scholarships that require applications to Bachelor’s level students [BA, BMOS, BTh].

IN-COURSE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION - 2018-19:

In order to be eligible to receive an upper-year scholarship, you must be a full-time Huron student, enrolled in 5.0 courses during the regular academic year (September to April), 3.0 of which must be Huron courses.

In-course Scholarships and Awards are available to students entering Second-year or above who have an average of 80.0% or better (unless otherwise specified), and who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities in athletics, arts, community, or life.  Students must submit an application to be considered for In-course Scholarships.

The next deadline will be: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Applications and instructions are available in the accordion below.
  • In-course Scholarships: Descriptions and Applications

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  • The following in-course scholarships are available to full-time Huron University College students, completing 5.0 courses during the regular academic year, unless otherwise specified.  Students may combine Huron scholarships and awards up to a maximum of $10,000 per year, unless stated otherwise.

    THE FRANK HOLMES ACADEMIC ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP

    TWO AVAILABLE: Two two-year renewable scholarships are awarded annually, one each to a male and female full-time Huron student who is registered on a Western Varsity Athletic team.    
    Value: Up to $4,500 per year

    Eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all full-time Huron students who are registered on a Western Varsity Athletic team.  This scholarship can be combined with other scholarships and awards.

    Incoming first-year students must be entering a full-time program at Huron (5.0 courses taken during the regular academic year - September to April); have achieved a Grade 12 final average of 80.0% or better; and be registered on a university-level, intercollegiate athletic team at Western University.

    DEADLINE FOR INCOMING FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS: Monday, June 4, 2018.


    Senior students entering Years 2-4 must be registered in a full-time program at Huron (5.0 courses taken during the regular academic year - September to April); have achieved a 70.0% or better average in their previous year of study; and be registered on a university-level, intercollegiate athletic team at Western University.

    The Frank Holmes Academic Athlete Scholarship can be renewed for an additional year for full-time Huron students, provided the recipient maintains an average of 70.0% or better in 5.0 courses taken during the regular academic year (September to April), and is registered on a Western Varsity Athletic team.

    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.  

    Download the Frank Holmes Academic Athlete Scholarship Application

    THE SEANNA AND NICOLE STRONGMAN SCHOLARSHIP

    THREE AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $2,500

    There are three scholarships offered in the program, for second, third and fourth year students respectively. The Seanna and Nicole Strongman Memorial Scholarships recognize “all round” student achievement, in additional to providing financial assistance at a time when that support is more important than ever.

    The scholarships are awarded to 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) Huron citizenship; 3) community service; 4) involvement in athletics and the arts; 5) leadership.

    To apply, you must be a full-time Huron student returning to Huron in 2018-2019. 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.

    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 1963, and was later appointed National Chairperson of the Huron College Parents’ Association. The scholarships provide a meaningful tribute to the memory of Seanna and Nicole.

    Download The Seanna and Nicole Strongman Scholarship Application
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    THE GREAT MINDS, GREAT HEARTS SCHOLARSHIP  

    THREE AVAILABLE 

    Value in 2017: $1,700 

    Three 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 Western University; 3) volunteer or community service; 4) commitment to athletics or the arts; 5) Huron citizenship. This scholarship competition is open to full-time Huron students and entering second, third, and fourth years in 2018-2019, with an 80% average or better.

    Funded in the Great Minds, Great Hearts Capital Campaign by student contributions from 1999 to 2003.

    Download The Great Minds, Great Hearts Scholarship Application
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    THE DR. DON MELADY AND MR. ROWLEY MOSSOP DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP  

    ONE AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $1,900

    The scholarship is awarded to a fourth-year student registered full-time at Huron who has maintained a minimum B average in their second and third years, 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 in Canadian society. Dr. Don Melady, a Huron alumnus, class of 1981, and his partner Mr. Rowley Mossop, established this scholarship in 2004 on the occasion of their marriage.

    To apply, you must be a full-time Huron student entering year four at Huron in 2018-2019.

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

    THE KEVIN M. CUNLIFFE FOURTH-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP

    ONE AVAILABLE 

    Value in 2017: $1,000

    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 full-time Huron student entering the fourth year of an Honors program at Huron. 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 Huron.

    Download The Kevin M. Cunliffe Fourth-Year Scholarship Application

    THE DORIS AND OWEN FOSTER SCHOLARSHIP

    ONE AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $500 

    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. and Mrs. Foster, Scott Foster graduated from Huron in 2001.

    Download The Doris and Owen Foster Scholarship Application


    The following awards are available for full-time Huron students.

    THE JORDAN PROPAS MEMORIAL AWARD

    TWO AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $1,500

    This Award 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 Huron 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 Huron life, which he so embodied. The Award is given to two full-time second, third or fourth year undergraduate Huron students with a minimum 70% average, who have made a substantial contributions to the life of the Huron community through their supportive interaction with others and by participating in Huron programs and activities. To apply, you must be a full-time Huron student returning to Huron in 2018-2019.

    Download the Nomination Form for The Jordan Propas Memorial Award

    THE MOST REV. TERENCE E. FINLAY AND ALICE JEAN FINLAY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

    TWO AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $1,500

    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 had 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. To apply, you must be a full-time Huron student returning to Huron in 2018-2019.

    Download the Nomination Form for The Most Rev. Terence E. Finlay and Alice Jean Finlay Award for Community Leadership

  • Automatic Senior Scholarships

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  • Senior Scholarships

    Senior Scholarships are available to students in second year or above in a variety of programs who have achieved an average of 80.0% or better in 5.0 courses completed between September and April, 3.0 of which are Huron courses.  You do not apply for a Senior Scholarship, as they are adjudicated on the basis of performance and compliance within specific award criteria.  If you receive a Senior Scholarship, you will be notified by the Dean’s Office in the summer.

    Scholarship
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    The Frank P. Leahy Second-Year Scholarship Awarded to the student entering second year with highest average in first year, and renewing one of the renewable automatic entrance scholarships.
    The Duncanson Family Scholarship in History   
    Awarded to the student with the highest first-year average entering second year and majoring in History [not receiving a National or Hellmuth Scholarship].  This scholarship is renewable for up to two years, provided the recipient achieves an average of 75% or higher in 5.0 courses.
    The Scotiabank Second-Year Scholarship   
    Awarded to the student entering second-year Honours [any program], with highest average in first year.

    The John and Barbara Wood Business 2257 Scholarship
    Awarded to the student with the highest grade in Business 2257, provided that student enrols in the Ivey HBA Program in third year.

    The BMO Financial Group Scholarship Awarded to the student who achieves the highest average in second year [except for holders of National or Hellmuth Scholarships].
    The John Cronyn Third-Year Scholarship   
    Awarded to the student entering the third year of any Honours or Combined Honours program, with highest first-class standing in second year, and with some Economics courses on her/his record.
    The Frank P. Leahy Third-Year Scholarship Awarded to the student entering third year with the highest second-year average, who is renewing an automatic entrance scholarship.
    The Godsoe Family Scholarship of Distinction
    Awarded to two students entering the third year of an Honours program in History, Economics, or Combined Honours History or Economics, who have achieved minimum 80% average in second year. Renewable for one year if recipient maintains a minimum average of 80% in 5.0 courses, and remains in an Honours program.

    Awarded to two students entering a third year of an Honours program in English, Philosophy, or Combined Honours English or Philosophy, who have achieved minimum 80% average in second year. Renewable for one year if recipient maintains a minimum average of 80% in 5.0 courses, and remains in an Honours program.
    The HUC Corporation International Scholarship in Honours Economics
    Awarded to three DUFE/Huron 2+2 students entering Year 3 of the 2+2 Program in Honours Economics.  This scholarship is renewable for one year, provided the recipients achieve a minimum average of 80%.  Recipients are selected based on criteria determined by DUFE.
    The London Life Fourth-Year Scholarship in Management and Organizational Studies Awarded to a Management and Organizational Studies student entering fourth year, with first-class standing in third year of the MOS program.
    The Allan Donald Scholarship and Bursary Fund   
    Awarded 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 Huron 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.

     
  • Graduation Awards: Descriptions and Applications

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  • THE DAVID H.M. STEWART MEMORIAL AWARD

    ONE AVAILABLE

    Value in 2017: $600

    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 Award is presented at Spring Convocation to the graduating student with the highest overall achievement. The Award is given on the basis of high academic performance combined with outstanding contributions through extra-curricular activities to Huron University College and Western University.

    Download the Nomination Form for The David H.M. Stewart Memorial Award