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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
THE DAVID H.M. STEWART MEMORIAL AWARD
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.