Available Scholarships

Academic scholarships reward outstanding achievement in a specific discipline (e.g. commerce, psychology, etc.). Scholarships are offered in each major term (Fall, Winter, Spring).


Summary

Award Type: Scholarship
Value: $1,300 each

Subject Rotations:
Fall term (award given in Winter):

  1. Norman Swartz Philosophy Scholarship
  2. English Scholarship
  3. Biology Scholarship
  4. Asian Studies Scholarship
  5. Computing Science Scholarship

Winter term (award given in Spring):

  1. Commerce Scholarship
  2. History Scholarship
  3. Chemistry Scholarship
  4. EAP Scholarship
  5. Psychology Scholarship

Spring term (award given in Fall):

  1. Physics scholarship
  2. Sociology Scholarship
  3. Peter Kennedy Economics Scholarship
  4. Math Scholarship
  5. French Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Academic excellence within the respective subject area;
  2. Strong attendance record within the respective subject area;
  3. Cumulative GPA of 2.67 in a minimum of 9 credits

Nominations: Students are nominated by their instructor immediately after final grades are entered in a term. Each instructor can nominate one student in each course section. Nomination is voluntary.

Selection Committee: The Regular Instructors within each subject area convene, according to the scheduled rotation of subject area awards, to form the selection committees in a given term. In cases where there is only one Regular Instructor for that subject area (e.g., HIST), s/he should consult with the SASC member. In EAP, the Department Head is always included in the Committee.


*This is an abridged version of the policy on Academic Scholarships.

For more information, please contact: scholarships@alexandercollege.ca


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