Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex Doctoral Scholarship in Alzheimer-Related Research

    

Awarded to one full-time PhD student who is conducting research related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in any Faculty. This research will support projects that will significantly advance scientific and clinical knowledge and improve the quality of life for both those with the disease and their caregivers. Selection will be based on the applicant's potential to contribute to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; the quality and feasibility of the applicant's research proposal; the capability of the applicant to undertake the research and recommendations by a faculty member who will supervise the applicant. Application forms can be obtained through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Web site: grad.uwo.ca. The recipient will be selected by a committee of Western faculty leaders involved with graduate research, coordinated by the Director of Administration in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or designate. Recipients may receive other awards and employment compensation in keeping with University guidelines for graduate students. The recipient will continue to receive the scholarship for a second year, provided that the student completes a satisfactory progress report. Value: 1 scholarship of $15,000, continuing for two years, for a total of $30,000 (to be paid in two installments of $15,000 each, with second installment to be made after submission of a satisfactory progress report at the completion of the first year of the scholarship.) Effective Date: May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2018

Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex Masters Scholarship in Alzheimer-Related Research

    

Awarded to a full-time master's student who is conducting research related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in any Faculty. This research will support projects that will significantly advance scientific and clinical knowledge and improve the quality of life for both those with the disease and their caregivers. Selection will be based on the applicant's potential to contribute to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; the quality and feasibility of the applicant's research proposal; the capability of the applicant to undertake the research and recommendations by a faculty member who will supervise the applicant. Application forms can be obtained through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Web site: grad.uwo.ca. The recipient will be selected by a committee of Western faculty leaders involved with graduate research, coordinated by the Director of Administration in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or designate. Recipients may receive other awards and employment compensation in keeping with University guidelines for graduate students. Value: 1 scholarship of $15,000 (to be paid in two installments of $7,500 each, with second installment to be made after submission of a satisfactory progress report six months from the start of the scholarship.) Effective Date: May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2018

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Awards

    

"Awarded annually to graduate or undergraduate students in any year of any program who wish to participate in a University sanctioned activity at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (international exchange, study-abroad, service learning or research experience), based on demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. These awards are open to students at the Affiliated University Colleges as well as at the constituent University. Application forms and details regarding the application process can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar or the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, with submissions due by April 30th. The Office of the Registrar, in cooperation with Western International and the School of Graduate Studies will select the recipients. Receipt of this award is dependent on acceptance of the student by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This generous award was established by the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University. This endowment received matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund program, requiring recipients to meet Ontario residency requirements. Awards will be granted as funds permit, and based on applications received up to a total of $50,000 annually (with amount to be reviewed on an annual basis). Up to $10,000 for full-time undergraduate study abroad Up to $5,000 for one term of graduate or undergraduate study abroad Up to $3,000 for summer undergraduate study Up to $3,000 for non-credit learning experiences ie. service learning or research"

Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre Award in Surface Science

    

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student for his or her excellence in research involving surface analysis and/or surface science as part of his or her undergraduate or graduate thesis studies. The selection committee, made up of a number of researchers at Surface Science Western (SSW), will identify a number of potential candidates from this group of students who are involved in unique and noteworthy research that has surface science or surface analyses as a key component. These candidates will then be invited to submit a short abstract (1-2 pages) about their work. The abstracts will be judged by SSW scientific and faculty personnel, and faculty partners (Honorary SSW Research Scientists). The student recipient can hold the award only once. This award was established with Foundation Western by Dr. Leo Lau and Dr. Wayne Chang in honour of Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre. Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre, was the director of Surface Science Western from 1981 to 2005. He published over 200 publications in the field of surface science and related subjects and is currently a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at Western. He remains active in materials research, XRF and XRD applications, and in facilitating such work using HP computations. Value: 1 at $1,200

Foundation Western Award

Dr. Valio Markkanen Aboriginal Graduate Award of Excellence

    

Awarded annually to an Aboriginal graduate student (First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit ancestry), who has achieved excellence in academics, and has also been actively contributing to the Aboriginal/Indigenous community. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and previous and/or intended future contributions to the Aboriginal community. This award was established with a generous gift from the estate of Dr. Valio Markkanen. Students must submit a one-page statement that explains why they are a worthy recipient, as well as a non-official transcript, and one letter of reference, to the Indigenous Services Office by Jan 15th. The recipient will be selected by a committee assembled by the Indigenous Services Office. This award will be presented each spring at the annual Indigenous Student Graduation Ceremony. This award was established with a generous gift from the estate of Dr. Valio Markkanen. Dr. Valio Markkanen was a well-loved medical doctor in both Canada and the USA. He passed away in 2008 in Windsor at the age of 95. His friends and family will always remember his positive, happy, funny and appreciative personality. Value: 1 at $1,000 Effective: May 2014

Henry Lewis Caulkins Scholarship

    

This scholarship was provided from the estate of the late Donald L. Springer and is tenable by a graduate of The University of Western Ontario at the University of Michigan for graduate study in any academic discipline. Application forms can be obtained from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office. Deadline: March 15. Value: 1 at $9,500.00

M. E. (Peggy) Collins Memorial Graduate Award

    

Awarded to a part-time graduate student in a part-time designated graduate program who achieves a minimum 78% academic average in courses completed. Preference will be given to individuals who are in the workforce full time; have family commitments; are involved in the community at Western or the community at large. Applications are available through the Society of Graduate Students' Office and must be completed by October 31. Applications must be accompanied by an essay (max. 250 words) describing the candidate's commitments to work, family and community involvement. Selection will be made by a committee with undergraduate and graduate faculty representation in consultation with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award was made possible by generous donations from the family, friends and colleagues of Peggy Collins, a long-time employee of Western. It is hoped that this award will help to continue Peggy's unending efforts to support others in their meaningful struggles to balance family, career and personal development. Established through Foundation Western. Value: 1 at $1,800

Foundation Western Award

Mary Louise and Dr. Peter Cameron Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate student, with a mobility, hearing or visual disability, in any program at the masters or doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEIIGSST) based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. If there is no OGS/QEIIGSST holder, then the scholarship will be offered to a non-OGS/ QEII-GSST student. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from Memorial Funeral Services Cooperative of London and District in honour of Dr. and Mrs. Cameron through Foundation Western. Value: 1 at $5,000

Musculoskeletal Health Research Trainee Award

    

Stipend enhancements will be awarded to collaborative Musculoskeletal Health Research trainees on a yearly basis based on participation in all required components of the collaborative Musculoskeletal Health Research program (courses, seminars, workshops, retreats, reporting). Stipend enhancements are paid out over and above the normal trainee stipend (dictated by the trainee's home Department or Faculty). These funds may be directed towards educational enhancements or professional development not covered by the trainee's stipend. Value: $250-$750 - Number and Value will vary

Scotiabank Graduate Award for Studies in Violence Against Women and Children

    

Awarded annually to a graduate student, in any year of any program, who demonstrates strong academic achievement, and financial need. Candidates must have an interest in research and education regarding violence against women and children and involvement with the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC). Preference will be given to a student in the Faculty of Education who is involved with a community agency, whose work addresses issues relating to violence against women and children. Applications for this award are to submitted to the CREVAWC directly. The CREVAWC will consult with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to select the recipient. This award was established by a generous gift from Scotiabank (previously known as The Bank of Nova Scotia). This award has received matched funding from the Ontario Government through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) program, and students must meet Ontario residency requirements. Value: 2 at $3,250

Society of Graduate Students OSOTF Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Students must apply for these bursaries. Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be accompanied by a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need and must be returned to SOGS by January 31 for the winter term, September 30 for the fall term or May 31 for summer term. Assessment of financial need will be completed by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Final selection will be made by a committee of the Society of Graduate Students. Value: 30 at $1,500 (number and value to be reviewed in 2018)

Society of Graduate Students OSOTF II Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be submitted together with a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need by January 31 for the winter term, September 30 for the fall term or May 31 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection. This endowment received matching funds from the Province of Ontario┬┐s Trust for Student Support (OTSS) Program and all recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. Value: 10 at $1,500 (number and value to be reviewed in 2018)

Society of Graduate Students' Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS). Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be submitted together with a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need by January 31 for the winter term, September 30 for the fall term or May 31 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection.This endowment established at the University from graduate student levy contributions allows for bursaries to be open to eligible graduate students, regardless of residency. Value: 30 at $1,500 (number and value to be reviewed in 2018)

Society of Graduate Students' OTSS Bursaries

    

"Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be submitted together with a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need by January 31 for the winter term, September 30 for the fall term or May 31 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection.This endowment received matching funds from the Province of Ontario's Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) Program and all recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. Value: 80 at $1,500 number and value to be reviewed in 2018

Syrian Refugee Student Award

    

Available to a student who is entering or recently entered Canada as a refugee from Syria. Recipient must meet Western admission and English language requirements and be admitted for full-time studies at Western┬┐s main campus in an undergraduate degree program or a graduate MA, MSc or PhD program. The Office of the Registrar will liaise with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Western International and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) or another similar agency to select the recipient. The award will integrate with Federal and Provincial student loan programs to cover tuition and living costs. Number and value will vary

The Freemen of the City of London of North America Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student in any program of any year who has been accepted to pursue course work or significant scholarly activity for a minimum of three months at a university or college in Greater London Authority or the City of London, England. Preference will be given to graduate students whose scholarly pursuits would benefit from the opportunity to travel and live in London, England. However, undergraduate students applying for an approved exchange program, study abroad or other international experience to take place at a university or college in London, England also may apply. The Honourable Company will endeavour to introduce the student to a Guild event in the City of London, England. Award applications can be accessed online through the Registrarial Services and the Exchange Program and Study Abroad Web sites, among others. Award applications must be submitted in association with the exchange program, study abroad or other type of application by the specified deadline, and must include a one-page statement indicating how the award will assist the student in achieving his or her academic goals. A committee specific to this award, composed of representatives of Student Development Services, at least one representative from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and representatives from other programs or departments as required based on the applicant pool, will be established for the selection of award recipients. A student who accepts this award must agree to be contacted, upon return to Canada, by the Honourable Company of Freeman of London, Ontario, and to attend the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto, Ontario and speak briefly on the value of the award. Value: 1 at $5,000 annually ($1,000 of the award to support travel cost, including the cost of attendance at the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto.) Effective: 2013-2014 to 2016-2017 academic years inclusive

United States Alumni Entrance Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to a student who is entering the first year of a full-time graduate or undergraduate program who is both a citizen and a full-time resident of the United States on the basis of high academic standing (minimum 80%). Preference will be given to undergraduate students. If an undergraduate student is not available, a graduate student will be selected by the Graduate Awards Committee of the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This scholarship is made possible by donations from alumni living in the United States. Value: 1 at $3000

Women's Caucus Essay Award

    

The award is intended to recognize a student or students whose creativity, scholarship and understanding of issues facing women in society and across cultures, shows commitment to women's studies. Deadline for submissions is April 30th. For information about eligibility and timing of submissions, contact Bonnie MacLachlan at 661-3045. Established through the generosity of Western's Caucus on Women's Issues Value: 2 @ $200


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