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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 - 2016-17:

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 In-course Scholarships 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: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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 $4,000 per year.

    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 $4,000 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 up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.

    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 5, 2017.


    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.

    Download the Frank Holmes Academic Athlete Scholarship Application


    THE SEANNA AND NICOLE STRONGMAN SCHOLARSHIP

    THREE AVAILABLE: Open to full-time Huron students entering Second, Third, and Fourth Years.

    Three scholarships are given by family and friends in the names of Seanna and Nicole Strongman and are awarded to full-time students who, on the completion of their Frst, Second, and Third year of study, are judged highest in five equally weighted categories: (1) Academic achievement; (2) College citizenship; (3) Community service; (4) Involvement in athletics and the arts; and (5) Leadership.
    Value in 2016: $2,500

    Eligibility:
    This scholarship competition is open to full-time Huron students (5.0 courses completed during the regular academic year – September to April) entering Second, Third, and Fourth years, with an 80% average or better.  This scholarship can be combined with other Huron scholarships and awards up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.

    Download The Seanna and Nicole Strongman Scholarship Application


    THE GREAT MINDS, GREAT HEARTS SCHOLARSHIP  

    THREE AVAILABLE: Open to full-time Huron students entering Second, Third, and Fourth years.

    Three scholarships are funded by the generous contributions of Huron University College students to the Great Minds, Great Hearts Capital Campaign 1997 to 2002. The scholarships are awarded to students based on achievement in the following areas: (1) Academic achievement; (2) College citizenship; (3) Community service; (4) Involvement in athletics and the arts; and (5) Leadership, with special emphasis on involvement in student life at Huron University College and/or Western University.
    Value in 2016: $1,650

    Eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to full-time Huron students (5.0 courses completed during the regular academic year – September to April) entering Second, Third, and Fourth years, with an 80.0% average or better.  This scholarship can be combined with other Huron scholarships and awards up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.

    Download The Great Minds, Great Hearts Scholarship Application


    THE DR. DON MELADY AND MR. ROWLEY MOSSOP DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP  

    ONE AVAILABLE: Open to full-time Huron students entering Fourth-year, with a minimum "B" average
    Value in 2016: $1,650

    Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to the entering fourth-year full-time student who has maintained a minimum B average in second and third year, and whose career at Huron University College has been marked by a conspicuous dedication to the value of openness, the acceptance of difference, and the promotion of diversity in Canadian Society.  This scholarship may be combined with other Huron scholarships and awards up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.

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

    THE KEVIN M. CUNLIFFE FOURTH-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP

    ONE AVAILABLE: Open to full-time Huron students entering Fourth Year of an Honours Program.

    The recipient will be entering Fourth year of an Honours program and, like Kevin Cunliffe, has shown a sustained improvement in overall academic performance over his or her previous three years of university study and has contributed actively to enhancing the student community life of the College. Kevin M. Cunliffe (1969-1991) was a Combined Honours History and Political Science student at the time of his death. The scholarship is awarded in his memory.
    Value in 2016: $990

    Eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to full-time Huron students entering Fourth year of an Honours Program, with a minimum 80% average over 5.0 courses.  Like Kevin Cunliffe, the recipient will have shown sustained improvement in academic performance over his or her previous three years of study, and will have contributed actively to enhancing student community life at Huron.  

    Download The Kevin M. Cunliffe Fourth-Year Scholarship Application


    THE DORIS AND OWEN FOSTER SCHOLARSHIP

    ONE AVAILABLE: Open to full-time Huron students entering Second, Third and Fourth years.

    This scholarship is funded by Mrs. Doris Foster, and is awarded to a student with a learning disability and the highest average (minimum 75%) over 4.0 courses in the previous year of study. If no student with a learning disability qualifies for the scholarship, it will be awarded to a student of high academic standing who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to community service.
    Value in 2016: $500

    Eligibility:
    This scholarship competition is open to Huron students entering Second, Third, and Fourth years, with a minimum 75% average over 4.0 courses.  Preference will be given to applicants with learning disabilities.  If no student qualifies, the scholarship will be awarded to a student of high academic standing who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to community service.  This scholarship can be combined with other Huron scholarships and awards up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.

    Download The Doris and Owen Foster Scholarship Application


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

    THE JORDAN PROPAS MEMORIAL AWARD

    Eligibility: Full-time Huron students entering Second, Third, or Fourth year with a minimum 70.0% average may be nominated for this award.  Nominees must have made a substantial contribution to the life of the Huron community. Students may be nominated by faculty, staff, and fellow students.

    Download the Nomination Form for The Jordan Propas Memorial Award

    THE DAVID H.M. STEWART MEMORIAL AWARD

    Eligibility: All Huron students who are eligible to graduate in the Spring may be nominated for this award.  The award recipient is selected on the basis of high academic achievement combined with outstanding extra-curricular contributions to Huron University College and Western University.  Students may nominate themselves for this award. 

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


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

    Eligibility: All full-time Huron students entering their Second, Third, or Fourth year of study may be nominated for this award.  The award recipient will be engaged in the broader community through volunteer service, and will exemplify the values of outreach, compassion, and concern for others which the Finlay's have personified throughout their lives.  Nominations by faculty, staff, fellow students, as well as self-nominations will be accepted.

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

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.

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  • 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.
    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.