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The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar
2011-2012 Academic Year

Applied Science Awards & Financial Assistance General Awards

General Awards

The Canadian Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship
Established by the Canadian Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship Foundation and awarded to students participating in the exchange between the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and Queen's University at Kingston. Six scholarships are awarded; three to incoming students from St. Andrews and three to outgoing students from Queen's University. Applicants to the St. Andrews exchange must write an essay outlining their knowledge of the life of Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. Application deadline: 18 January.

The Senator Frank Carrel Upper Year Scholarships
These scholarships have been established at Queen's through the generosity of the late Senator Frank Carrel, noted publisher, executive and author who represented the Gulf Division of the Legislative Council of the Province of Quebec for many years prior to his death in 1940. Candidates must for at least one year prior to their application for admission to Queen's (or for at least one year prior to 30 April if enrolled in an upper year) have been and remain until the expiry of their scholarship domiciled in the Province of Quebec and preferably in the City or County of Quebec or the Gulf Division of the Quebec Legislative Council as constituted at 30 July 1940 (including Rimouski, Bonaventure, Gaspe-est, Gaspe-ouest and Iles de la Madeleine). Several scholarships are awarded annually for proficiency in the work of the previous year. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically by the Applied Science Scholarship Committee.

Peter Carty Memorial Award
Founded by the members of Science '85 to commemorate Peter Carty. To be awarded to the engineering student who has contributed most to the spirit and good reputation of the Queen's Engineering Society. Written nominations should be submitted to the Engineering Society not later than 15 February. Medal

Helen  and Ralph Cleland Prize

Established by a bequest of the estate of Mr. Ralph Henry Cleland as a memorial to Helen and Ralph Henry Cleland. This prize is to be awarded to a student who is a Canadian citizen and has maintained a high standing in the Faculty of Applied Science.  Approx. value $330

Mary and Jim Courtright Student Award
Established in 1982 by friends in honour of Mary and Jim Courtright on the occasion of Jim Courtright’s retirement from Queen’s University.  Awarded to students in the second, third, or fourth year in any Faculty or School on the basis of involvement in student activities, with preference to the Track and Field team or the Queen’s Debating Union.  Preference will also be given to students who have attended school in the Province of Quebec prior to admission to Queen’s University.  If the recipient is a student-athlete on the Track and Field team then the award will be administered in compliance with all CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) and OUA (Ontario University Athletics) regulations.  Application is by letter and accompanied by a resume, and two letters of reference (for athletic consideration, one of the reference letters will be from the applicant’s interuniversity coaching staff) submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October.

The J.S. Donnelly Award
Established by the Engineering Society Council of 1980-81, this award has been named after John S. Donnelly, one of the founders of the Engineering Society (1897-98). It is the purpose of this award to acknowledge the continuing interest and dedication of the individual(s) in and toward the general welfare, prosperity and reputation of the Engineering Society. This award is open to all members of the Engineering Society who currently are not members of the executive. Plaque

The Murray Douglas Scholarship
Established by Murray Douglas, B.Com. '72, and Donna Douglas, Arts '73, to recognize the academic and athletic excellence of student-athletes at Queen's University. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year students enrolled in any faculty or school who play on the Golden Gaels interuniversity men's hockey team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The application will be by letter, accompanied by a resume and two letters of reference, one of which must be from the applicant's interuniversity coaching staff.

The Chipman Massey Drury Memorial Award
Established by friends in memory of Chipman Massey Drury, Science '69. Awarded to a second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time student-athlete enrolled in an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Applied Science, who has achieved a minimum 70% average during the previous academic year, and who has demonstrated competence in either rugby or skiing at the interuniversity level. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The application is by letter, accompanied by a resume, with two letters of reference, one of which will be from the applicant's interuniversity coaching staff.

The Janet Faddies Award
Established by Janet Faddies Maclachlan and Donald Lorne Cameron Maclachlan in memory of Janet Maclachlan's grandmother, Janet Faddies. Awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Ban Righ Foundation to a student(s) who has suffered physical and/or emotional abuse. The recipient(s) will be selected and the award will be administered by the Board of the Ban Righ Foundation for Continuing Education.

Golden Gaels Football Award
Established in January 2008 to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes in a degree program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of the Golden Gaels Football interuniversity athletic team. Preference will be given to students, in the following order of priority, who at the time of admission, maintained a permanent residence in British Columbia; maintained a permanent residence in any of the other Western Canadian Provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba); or maintained a permanent residence in any other Canadian province.  The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations.

Governor General's Medal
Awarded to the student deemed to have the highest academic standing in a Bachelor's degree program.

The Kathleen A. Herman Prize in Women's Studies
Established by friends, colleagues and former students to honour Kathleen Herman for her wisdom, determination, perseverance and the leading role she has played in the struggle for advancing the status of women at Queen's. Awarded each year to the student in any program who submits the best essay in one of the courses in the Women's Studies concentration. Instructors will submit essays to an adjudicating committee selected by the Coordinator of Women's Studies and composed of two Women's Studies instructors.

The Stewart Langdon Memorial Award
Established in memory of Stewart Langdon, athletic trainer at Queen's University from 1945-1966, by his friends and associates. Awarded annually upon the recommendation of the University Council on Athletics to a student in any faculty who has completed at least one year at Queen's with satisfactory academic standing and who has made a special contribution to athletic training at Queen's or who has demonstrated specific plans to continue study in the field of athletic training.

The Charles C.J. Lorimer Memorial Award
Established in memory of Dr. Charles C.J. Lorimer, B.Sc. '79, MD '83. Awarded to a student in an upper year of science, medicine or other Faculty who, while maintaining good academic standing, has shown an understanding of the partnership of man with the natural world in the preservation and enrichment of the vitality and beauty of the earth. The recipient will have demonstrated this participation in wilderness living, travel, hiking, canoeing, by involvement in conservation or by similar activities. Application should be made by letter to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October.

W.H. MacInnes Scholarship
Established by W.H. MacInnes, Arts '02, B.D. '05. Awarded to a student upon registration in the fourth year of an undergraduate program on the basis of outstanding academic achievement in the previous year, and athletic ability including the development of team spirit and fair play. Application should be made by letter to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) prior to 1 October. The selection will be made on the recommendation of the University Council on Athletics.

A.E. MacRae Award in Creative Leadership
Founded by the late A.E. MacRae of Ottawa. Awarded annually under the following conditions: The object of this prize is to promote on the part of the individual the practice of effectively appraising action from the point of view of others concerned. It is based on the idea that social progress requires of education the instilling in individuals the capacity to lead others in their actions, which are for the continuing good of all in the long term. It is intended to encourage students at Queen's to strive to evaluate competing interests and to seek out and advocate creative solutions, fairly and wisely balancing those interests.The recipient is required to write a short article on the purpose of the award and give his or her views of the methods by which the intentions of the award may be realized.The award is presented annually to the student in attendance at Queen's University who, prior to the beginning of his or her graduating year, has developed and exhibited the greatest capacity for creative leadership in the sense noted above. The recipient shall be selected by a committee, consisting of the presidents of the faculty societies and the Principal of the University or his nominee.

The Andrina McCulloch Prizes for Public Speaking
These prizes are awarded annually for the promotion and encouragement of public speaking in the University. Awards are made in the following fields: public speaking/thesis presentation, reading/dramatization, and debating. The categories of the awards and the cash Approximate Value of the prizes in any year are determined by a committee of the Senate. Details regarding the competition are available at http://www.queensu.ca/jduc/speaking.html 

Bob McFarlane Golden Gaels Football Award
Established in January 2008 by Bob McFarlane, B.Com. 1983, to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence to student-athletes in a degree program at Queen's University and who are on the competition roster of the Golden Gaels Football interuniversity athletic team. Preference will be given to students, in the following order of priority, who at the time of admission, maintained a permanent residence in British Columbia; maintained a permanent residence in any of the other Western Canadian Provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba); or maintained a permanent residence in any other Canadian province. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulation.

The Men's Basketball Scholarship
Established by the alumni and friends of Golden Gaels basketball to recognize the academic and athletic excellence of student-athletes at Queen's University. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time student-athletes enrolled in any faculty or school who play on the Golden Gaels interuniversity men's basketball team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Applicants will apply by letter, accompanied by a letter of reference from the coach of the Team. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October.

The F.W. Minkler Award
Established by Dr. Frederick W. Minkler, who in his years in the field of education introduced many innovative measures in the continually expanding system. Awarded annually to the upper year student whose integrity, scholarship and contribution to Queen's University is outstanding. Application should be made by 1 October to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards). Two letters of reference are required. Selection will be made by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid.

The Ontario Hockey Association Scholarship
Awarded to a Queen's student beyond second year on the basis of the candidate's academic qualifications and rating as a clean and effective hockey player.

The Ottawa Ladies' College Scholarships
Ottawa Ladies' College was incorporated by Statute of the Province of Ontario in 1869 at the request of the citizens of Ottawa 'for the purpose of establishing and conducting a seminary of learning of a collegiate character for the education of female youth'. Its first president was E.B. Eddy, and secretary, the Reverend William Moore. Its building was expropriated for war purposes in 1942 and it then ceased to function for the specific purpose for which it was incorporated. In order that it might use its assets for wider educational purposes its Act of Incorporation was amended in 1948 and it has now transferred its funds in trust to Carleton University, Ottawa, and Queen's University at Kingston. Five scholarships are awarded each year on the basis of general proficiency to undergraduate lady students from the Ottawa secondary schools, without restriction to year of attendance at Queen's. 

The Ottawa Women's Canadian Club Scholarship
Awarded annually at the end of the third year to a student who will enter the fourth year of an undergraduate program and who has taken at least five courses of substantial Canadian content during the first three years. Selection for the scholarship will be on the basis of general proficiency.

The Barbara Paul Memorial Award
Established in memory of Effie Barbara Paul (Paithouski), B.A. '74 (Carleton) by her son, N. Joseph Paithouski, B.A. '79, B.Sc. (Eng.) '80, and awarded to a student 25 years of age or older. The student(s) should be nearing the completion of their academic work and combining family and/or employment and/or other responsibilities with academic studies. Preference will be given to a woman. The purpose of the award is to help the student complete their studies. Applications should be made in writing to the Director and the Board of the Ban Righ Foundation for Continuing University Education. This is a monetary award.

The Barbara Paul Prize
Established in memory of Effie Barbara Paul (Paithouski), B.A. '74 (Carleton) by her son, N. Joseph Paithouski, B.A. '79, B.Sc. (Eng.) '80. The Prize is a medallion awarded to a graduating student with good academic standing who is completing a degree on a full-time or part-time basis while combining family and/or employment and/or other responsibilities and has had barriers to overcome. Preference will be given to a woman. The nomination must be made in writing and directed to the Director of the Ban Righ Foundation by April 1. Please include personal and academic information and letters of support from faculty and colleagues from the university and/or the community. The selection of the recipient of the medallion will be made by the Board of the Ban Righ Foundation for Continuing University Education.

The Charles Ambrose Poynton Memorial Award
Established by friends in memory of Charles Ambrose Poynton, B.Sc., 1921. Awarded annually to an eligible member of the intercollegiate football team entering the final year of any course leading to a degree, who by his leadership, academic record and athletic participation has exemplified the highest ideals of Queen's University. The recipient must be a student-athlete who has been a full-time student for at least two semesters in an academic year at Queen's University and be a student in good standing. Applications from candidates should be submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The selection will be made on the recommendation from the University Council on Athletics.

Queen’s Alumni Association Toronto Branch Award
Established in May 2006 by the Queen’s Alumni Association Toronto Branch and awarded to an undergraduate student in the final year of studies in any faculty or school at Queen’s University who has demonstrated leadership in community service at Queen’s or within the Kingston or Toronto communities while maintaining a minimum B (65%) average.  The award will be granted to students whose address on admission to Queen’s University was the Greater Toronto area.  Preference will be given to students who can show that they have received a job offer from an employer in Toronto and that they have accepted the position after graduation.  A letter of application, along with a resume and one letter of reference, should be submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 March.  Selection will be made by a sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid.

The Queen's University Civic Responsibility Award
Established to recognize Queen's University students who, in addition to maintaining a satisfactory academic standing of at least 65%, have made an outstanding contribution to the quality of relations between the students of Queen's University and the citizens of Kingston. Awarded to students in any year or program of studies who have demonstrated leadership in one or more of the following areas:  fostering an environment of community service and volunteerism; promoting a culture of civility and respect; or advancing an awareness of the rights and responsibilities of community membership. Nominations outlining a candidate's qualifications should be submitted to the Vice-Principal (Academic) by 1 February. Selection will be made by a committee comprised of the Vice-Principal (Academic), the Associate Vice-Principal and Dean of Student Affairs, and the Rector.

The Ted Reeve Memorial Award
Established by friends and associates of Ted Reeve, who was a football coach and a long time friend of Queen's. Awarded to upper-year students to recognize outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated qualities of courage, team loyalty and fair play on an intercollegiate team. Preference will be given to students who play on the Queen's Golden Gaels Football team. The maximum amount of each award will be according to O.U.A. regulations and will adhere to all other O.U.A. and C.I.S. regulations for Athletics Awards. The recipients will be chosen by a Selection Committee, including representatives of former Queen's football players and two representatives appointed by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid. Application should be made prior to 1 October to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards). The application will be by letter and accompanied by a resume and two letters of reference, one of which will be from the applicant's interuniversity coaching staff.

Rhodes Scholarships
Tenable at the University of Oxford and may be held for three years. The candidate must be an unmarried Canadian citizen or a person domiciled in Canada. A Rhodes Scholarship is forfeited by marriage after election or during a scholar's first year of residence. A candidate must have passed the 19th and not have passed the 24th birthday and have completed at least three years of university by 1 October of the year for which elected. Candidates may apply either in the province in which they are ordinarily resident, or in the province in which they have attended university. The stipend of a Rhodes Scholarship consists of a direct payment to the University and the Scholar's College of approved fees (such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory fees and certain other set charges), plus a monthly maintenance allowance to cover board, lodging and other living expenses. A full statement of requirements and conditions is outlined on the application form which may be obtained from the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) prior to 1 October.

The Gordon A. Snider Prize in the History of Technology
Established by colleagues and family of Gordon Snider, B.A. '74, respected teacher and ardent student of the history of technology and engineering in Canada. Awarded annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty or school for the best essay on the historical development of some aspect of technology. This essay must exhibit thorough research and originality and illustrate the impact of technology on the community. Preference will be given to a Canadian topic. Selection will be made by an inter-faculty committee chaired by an appointee of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and  Applied Science. Applications should be submitted to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October.

The Edward Somppi Awards
Established by Edward Somppi, Commerce '43. Up to six prizes are awarded to members of the Queen's Players or the Queen's Musical Theatre who are full time undergraduate students. Selection is based on contribution to Club activities and preference is given to members who have appeared in public performances. The prizes are awarded by a committee comprised of the A.M.S. Campus Activities Commissioner, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid, the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards), the President of the Queen's Players, the President of the Queen's Musical Theatre and one member-at-large from each Club. Nominations from any member of the Queen's Players or the Queen's Musical Theatre are to be made in writing to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 15 January.

The Robert W. Southam Memorial Scholarship
Established by his family in memory of Robert W. Southam, B.A. 1936, HLL.D 1980, and awarded to a student in any faculty or school on the basis of (a) academic achievement and extracurricular activities, and (b) demonstrated proficiency in writing on any relevant Canadian issue (past, present or future). The applicant should submit a resume and a written submission of approximately 500-750 words outlining the above. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. Selection will be made by a sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid.

STRIVE Awards in Environmental Studies
Established by Students Taking Responsible Initiatives for a Viable Environment (STRIVE) and awarded to any undergraduate student at Queen's who combines environmental volunteer work with academic achievement. Consideration will be given to students who have achieved an overall average of at least 75 percent who participated in extracurricular activities that benefit the Queen's community. These activities should be related to the visibility, education and the promotion of awareness of environmental issues. To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and no more than three letters of reference to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. Candidates can also be nominated and must provide the same information. The successful candidates will be selected by a committee made up of a STRIVE member, a faculty member from the School of Environmental Studies, and the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) or delegate. 2 awards.

The Prince Takamado Visiting Student Scholarship at Queen's University
Established in February 2004 through the Canadian Embassy in Japan, in memory of His Imperial Highness, Prince Takamado (1954-2002), a distinguished alumnus, who dedicated much of his life to fostering a strong relationship between Canada and Japan. Awarded to a second- or third-year student of Japanese nationality (citizenship) who is currently enrolled in a Japanese university, and who will study at Queen's University on a Letter of Permission from their home university. Application should be made to Admission Services, Queen's University by 25 March. Admission Services will forward all applications from qualified applicants to the Student Awards Office. Approx. value $30,000 (Canadian Dollars); this will include tuition, books and supplies, and basis living expenses (including room and board and one return economy flight home) based on guidelines established by Queen's University. A guaranteed residence room in Harkness International Hall will be available to the recipient if he/she chooses on-campus accommodations.

The Lilian Coleman Taylor Prize
Awarded annually to the outstanding woman student from Leeds County registered in any faculty of Queen's.

The Tricolour Awards
Admission to the Tricolour Society, also to be called a Tricolour Award, shall be granted to those students currently enrolled who have rendered valuable and distinguished service to the University in non-athletic, extra-curricular activities. Any student may submit nominations to the Tricolour Society through the Chair of the Selections Committee at the AMS Office. Nominations are received until 25 January and the selections are announced in March of each year.

The John A. Watts Award
Established in November 2004 by a bequest from the estate of John A. Watts, B.Sc. 1949, to recognize academic achievement and athletic excellence at Queen's University. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time student athletes enrolled in any undergraduate program of studies and who are members of the Men's Golden Gaels interuniversity Track and Field Team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The application will be by letter and accompanied by a resume and two letters of reference, one of which will be from the applicant's inter-university coaching staff.

The Women's Golden Gaels Awards
Established in April 2002 by the University Council on Athletics to recognize academic and athletic excellence of female student-athletes at Queen's University. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time student-athletes enrolled in any program of studies and who play on a Golden Gaels inter-university athletic team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The application will be by letter, accompanied by a resume and two letters of reference, one of which must be from the applicant's interuniversity coaching staff.

The Women's Ice-Hockey Award
Established in November 2004 through the University Council on Athletics in conjunction with the Women's Ice Hockey Booster Club to recognize academic and athletic excellence of a female student-athletes at Queen's University. Awarded to second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time athletes enrolled in any program of studies and who is a member of the women's inter-collegiate ice-hockey team. The award will be administered in compliance with all CIS and OUA regulations. Application should be made to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards) by 1 October. The application will be by letter, accompanied by a resume and two letter of reference, one of which must be from the applicant's inter-university coaching staff. 


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