Bursary available to students in all business programs who graduated from a high school in NL:
THE RICHARD AND NANCY FLYNN BURSARY - $5,000
This bursary is made possible through a generous donation by Richard and Nancy Flynn. Both originally from Stephenville Crossing on the west coast of Newfoundland, Nancy trained as a nursing assistant at Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook while Richard [Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op) ’82] worked in the trades industry before enrolling in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland as a mature student. After graduation, Richard embarked on a successful business career including progressively senior roles in the aviation industry and attributes much of his career success to his education at Memorial University. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, one or more bursaries will be awarded annually to students enrolled in any program at the Faculty of Business Administration who graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need as well as meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by Memorial University. If the recipient is an undergraduate student, they must be a mature student as defined by the University. The bursary will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards or the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.
Bursaries available to students in the MBA program only:
THE JAMES BERESFORD/ROSS YOUNG MBA BURSARY
This bursary was established by a generous donation from Vic and Eileen Young (Beresford) in memory of their fathers, James Beresford and Ross Young. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) student in the Faculty of Business Administration who has demonstrated financial need and is not in receipt of another scholarship, bursary or award at the time of the awarding of this bursary. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need and preference will be given to those who have an established record of active community involvement and/or volunteer work. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a bursary as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland. This bursary is renewable for one year and subject to the aforementioned criteria. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.
IAN ROSS KERR MEMORIAL GRADUATE BURSARY IN BUSINESS
This bursary was established in memory of Ian Ross Kerr (1966-2016) by his colleagues and friends at Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners and the Ontario Waterpower Association. Ian graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in 1990 and a Master of Business Administration in 1994. The bursary has been created in recognition of Ian’s tremendous leadership, dedication and volunteer service. Valued at $3,750 annually it will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the Master of Business Administration degree program. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for the bursary as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and have demonstrated leadership ability and/or involvement in volunteer service, as well as demonstrate financial need in accordance with Memorial University of Newfoundland’s requirements. The bursary will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.