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Upper-Year Scholarships

This page outlines the upper-year scholarships and awards available to students returning to Brescia University College after their first year. Information for prospective students can be found on the Admission Scholarships and Awards page.

Each year returning Brescia students are eligible to receive the following upper year awards. Some are automatically awarded and some require applications. Please click on the categories below to find out more about these scholarships, awards, and bursaries:

Continuing Admission Scholarships

Automatic Assessment

Application Required

Foods and Nutrition - BScFN and MScFN - Application Required

Brescia University Students' Council

 

Continuing Admission Scholarships

Students who have received a continuing admission scholarship are eligible to retain this scholarship to a maximum of four years (at the same annual value). In order to retain this scholarship, students must:

  • Remain registered at Brescia
  • Enroll in and complete 5.0 courses in the previous Fall-Winter session.
  • Maintain an 80% average on these courses

 

Automatic Assessment

The following scholarships, awards and bursaries are awarded by the Registrar's Office automatically and do not require an application.

Important Notes:

  • Student recipients of the following scholarships, awards and bursaries will be notified in mid-October by email to their uwo account from the Dean's Office and will be presented to the student at the Awards Ceremony in early November.
  • Number Awarded and Value of the Awards are based on 2012 disbursements and may change for the 2013-2014 Academic Year.

 

 

Scholarship
Requirements
Number Awarded
Value
First Year Subject Awards
Highest average in a first year subject.
20
$50-$100
Brescia Alumnae Scholarship
High academic standing.
6
$285 - $990
Brescia Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
Full-time returning student with the highest grade point average in the previous year.
1
$150
Cho Hang Lau Award
Returning fourth-year student in honours Foods and Nutrition with the highest academic average in the previous year. (Minimum 80%)
1
$100
Dr. Pat Devolder Award
Returning third- or fourth-year student with the highest average in a Psychology major or specialization in the previous year.
1
$145
Eleanore Donnelly French Award
Fourth-year student with the highest average in third year Honors French. (Minimum 80%)
1
$65
Kamala Shidore Award
Returning student with the highest mark in English 2430E – Shakespeare, in the previous year.
1
$65
Kit Hing Ng Lau Award
Full-time fourth-year student in the non-honours Foods and Nutrition program with the highest academic average in the previous year. (Minimum 70%)
1
$100
Marjorie and Philip Pocock Scholarship
High academic standing in first, second, or third year.
1
$325
Mother St. James Hickey Scholarship
Second- or third-year student who does not hold an admissions scholarship and has at least an 80% average.
2
$500 - $1,170
Olive Higgins Scholarship
Outstanding academic achievement who was registered at Brescia full-time in the previous year and does not hold a continuing scholarship.
1
$1,950
Pak Ho Lau Award
Third-year student in the honours Foods and Nutrition Program with the highest academic average in the previous year. (Minimum 80%)
1
$100
Sr. Carola Sharp Scholarship
Returning student with the highest average in HE3033a in the previous year.
1
$430
Sr. Margaret Hanley Scholarship
High academic standing in first, second, or third year.
2
$455 - $910
Sr. Marie Rosier Scholarship
High academic standing in the previous year and who does not hold a continuing scholarship.
1
$450
Sr. Mary Agnes Fuerth Scholarship
High academic standing in first, second, or third year.
1
$680
Sr. St. Michael Guinan Scholarship
Upper-year student who has had outstanding averages each year and who does not hold a continuing scholarship.
1
$1,290
Wintermeyer Scholarship
High academic standing in first, second, or third year.
2
$200 - $500

 

Application Required

The following scholarships, awards and bursaries require you to fill out an application and/or submit a letter to the Registrar. They may also require additional supporting documentation such as a Volunteer Profile and letters of reference.

General Bursary Application

Letter to the Registrar

Volunteer Profile

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- You can quickly assess the criteria, and whether or not you qualify, for each of the scholarships, awards, and bursaries below by looking at the Key Qualifiers column:

  • F indicates Financial Need
  • F* indicates Financial Need and that applicants must also meet provincial residency requirements as set out by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • A indicates Academic Requirements
  • E indicates Experience

- Values are based on 2012 amounts awarded and on total amount available. In the case of more than one recipient, the value will be divided accordingly.

- Student recipients of the following scholarships and awards will be notified in mid October through their uwo account and will be invited to the Awards Ceremony in early November.

- Student recipients of the following bursaries will be notified by the Financial Aid Officer by November 30th.

 

 

Name
Key Qualifier/s
Requirements
Value
Application
Deadline
Agnes Coleman Bursary

F

E

Demonstrated financial need. From West Lorne, Rodney, Dutton, Aldborough and Dunwich Townships, in the County of Elgin. Preferably a graduate of St. Mary’s Separate School in West Lorne.
$700 - $1,500
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Alice Veronica & William Kenneth Rogers Bursary

F*

A

 

 

Third or fourth year student in the English Language and Literature – Honours Program. Demonstrated financial need.
$750 - $840
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Alice Veronica & William Kenneth Rogers Scholarship

F*

A

 

 

 

Third or fourth year student in the English Language and Literature – Honours Program. Minimum average of 80% in their last full academic year. Demonstrated financial need.
$2,340
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Brescia Alumnae Bursary

F

 

Demonstrated financial need.
$940
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Brescia Faculty Award

F

A

Overall average of at least 70%. Demonstrated financial need.
$150
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Constance Maureen FitzGerald Heringer Bursary

F*

 

Demonstrated financial need.
$315
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
CultureWorks International Award

F

E

CultureWorks graduate. Demonstrated financial need.
$2,000
Sept. 30
Dr. Theresa Topic Award

F*

A

E

 

Single mother who is (preferably) entering second year. Overall average of at least 70%. Demonstrated financial need.
$500 - $1,500
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Franca Fortner Award

F*

E

 

 

A second- or third-year student who volunteers in her community. Demonstrated financial need.
$640
General Bursary Application and Volunteer Profile
Sept. 30
Heather MacDougall Memorial Bursary

F*

E

 

Third-year student who has shown a commitment to volunteering in the community. Demonstrated financial need
$1,000 - $1,085
General Bursary Application and Volunteer Profile
Oct. 31
Howard and Lois Hewitt Scholarship

F

E

Full-time Brescia student. Entering second, third, or fourth year. Demonstrated leadership and initiative as evidenced by her involvement in co-curricular activities, volunteerism, social justice, family responsibility, or community service. Acknowledged as a hard-working student as evidenced by a letter of recommendation from one or more faculty members. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated financial need.
$6,000
General Bursary Application (advised) and Letter to the Registrar
August 1
Ilva Costantini-Stoll Memorial Award

E

 

Third or fourth year of an Honours program who is involved in charity or volunteer work.
$690
Letter to the Registrar
Sept. 30
Jennifer Forler Memorial Bursary

F

 

Demonstrated financial need.
$335
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Madeleine Hart Award

F*

A

 

Second- or third-year student with a minimum average of 70%, demonstrated financial need.
$540
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Martha (Molina) Steers Bursary

F*

 

 

Demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a Foods and Nutrition student.
$360
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) and Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) I and II

F*

 

Demonstrated financial need.
$100 - $900
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Patricia and Laura Gray Award

F

E

 

Demonstrated financial need. Volunteers in the community.
$740
General Bursary Application and Volunteer Profile
Sept. 30
Rhoda Olive Scanlan MacRae Bursary

F

E

Demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to International or out-of-province full-time students.
$1,500
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Rival Office Solutions Award

A

E

 

Second, third or fourth year of BMOS. Minimum 75% average in 5 courses in previous year. Significant contribution to society through a high degree of community involvement.
$2000
Letter to the Registar
Sept. 30
Robert C. Edmonds Award

E

 

Significant involvement in enviromental issues.
$300
Letter to the Registrar
Sept. 30
Sisters of St. Joseph Bursary

F*

E

Geared to women on Social Assitance. Candidates are recommended to Brescia by Ontario Works.
Varies
Recommendation by Caseworker
Sr. Arleene Walker Scholarship

A

E

Upper-year Arts and Social Science major. Outstanding average who does not hold a continuing scholarship. Contribution to Brescia and London community in the previous year.
$670
Letter to Registrar
Sept. 30
Sr. Corona Sharp Award

F*

A

Highest mark in Children’s Literature – English 2033E who has demonstrated financial need.*
$85
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Sr. Marie LaFramboise Bursary

F

Demonstrated financial need.
$170
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Sr. Marina Stock Award

F

A

Second-, third-, or fourth-year student. 70% average in the previous year. Demonstrated financial need.
$200
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
Sr. Patricia McLean, osu, Award

F*

A

 

 

 

Involved in volunteerism. Has shown an understanding of women's concerns as reflected through a major paper in Feminist Spirituality: Religious Studies 222F/G course. Cumulative average of 75%. Demonstrated financial need.
$680
General Bursary Application and Volunteer Profile
Sept. 30
Sr. Ste. Anne Lachance International Bursary

F

E

 

International student. Demonstrated financial need
$970
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
St John's Lodge 209a Bursary

F

E

Single mother. Demonstrated financial need.
$200
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
St. Peter School Bursary

F

E

First-year student who attended a secondary school in Middlesex County. Demonstrated financial need.
$375
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31
The Congress of Black Women - London Chapter, Dr. Marlene MacLeish Award

F*

A

E

Demonstrated financial need. Minimum average of 70%. An interest in service to the African Canadian community.
$400
General Bursary Application
Sept. 30
Theresa Burns Bursary

F*

 

Demonstrated financial need.
$1070
General Bursary Application
Oct. 31

 

Foods and Nutrition Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

The following scholarships, awards, and bursaries are administered by the Foods and Nutrition Department and require either the BScFN Application or MScFN Application.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- You can quickly assess the criteria, and whether or not you qualify, for each of the Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries below by looking at the Key Qualifiers column:

  • F indicates Financial Need
  • F* indicates Financial Need and that applicants must also meet provincial residency requirements as set out by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • A indicates Academic Requirements
  • E indicates Experience
  • Values are based on 2012 amounts awarded and on total amount available. In the case of more than one recipient, the value will be divided accordingly.

- Student recipients of the following Scholarships and Awards will be notified by mid-October by the Foods and Nutrition Department and will be presented to the student at the Awards Ceremony in early November.

 

To be considered for the following BScFN scholarships, awards and bursaries please submit your completed Foods and Nutrition BScFN Bursary Application to Dr. Alicia Garcia.

Name
Key Qualifier/s
Requirements
Value
Deadline
Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP) Award

A

E

 

Undergraduate student who is actively involved in the Brescia CAFP and contributes to the CAFP London.
$500
Sept. 30
Catherine (McDonald) Powell Award

F*

A

E

Returning third-year Foods and Nutrition student. Minimum cumulative average of 75%. Volunteers in the community. Demonstrated financial need.
$2,350
Sept. 30
Linda Buchanan Memorial Award

A

E

 

F&N student in second-, third-, or fourth-year. Volunteerism in more than one area, main area should be health or social services - especially psychology. To be supported by letters.
$100
Sept. 30
Martha Molina Steers Leadership Award

A

E

 

Fourth-year Foods and Nutrition student. Strong academic excellence. An interest in international nutrition work. Volunteers in the community. Holds a leadership role in student associations at Brescia.
$1,000
Sept. 30
Ottawa Home Economics Association Award

A

E

 

Foods and Nutrition or Human Ecology student (from Ottawa region if possible). Volunteers in the community. Active participant in student professional development associations. High academic standing.
$500
Sept. 30

 

To be considered for the following MScFN scholarships, awards and bursaries please submit your completed Foods & Nutrition MScFN Bursary Application to the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Name
Key Qualifier/s
Requirements
Value
Deadline
Brian Lessard Award

A

 

Graduate from the BSc Foods and Nutrition program who continuously maintained high academic standards and has been accepted for studies at the Master’s level.
$800
Sept. 20
Dr. Patricia M. Giovannetti Graduate Studies Awards

F*

A

 

One awarded to a student in the MScFN (Thesis Stream) and the other to a student in the MScFN (Internship Stream) who have continuously maintained high academic standards. Demonstrated financial need.
$1500
Sept. 20
Sr. Dominica Dietrich - Dr. Geraldine Montag Scholarship

F*

A

 

First-year MSc program student. Minimum of 80% in last academic year of undergraduate studies at Brescia. Demonstrated financial need. This scholarship may be continued into the second year provided academic requirements are met.
$3800
Sept. 20
Ursuline Leadership Award

F

 

Demonstrated financial need. Entering the MSc program in Foods and Nutrition.
$800
Sept. 20

 

 

Brescia University College Students' Council Awards

There are a number of awards that are adjudicated and presented by Students' Council to students who have made a significant contribution to college life during the past year. Candidates must have been nominated by someone other than herself. For more information, please visit the BUCSC web site.