Graduate Scholarships

Scholarships available to students in ALL FBA graduate programs:

THE GREG CAMPBELL MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is the result of a generous donation by Eleanor Swanson in memory of her late husband, J. Gregory Campbell. Interest on the fund will provide one award to a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration who is entering the final year of study. Candidates for this scholarship must have scholarship standing and a demonstrated record of active community involvement, volunteer work and/or service in the faculty/University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Graduate Scholarships and Financial Aid upon the recommendation of the Dean, School of Graduate Studies.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship valued at $500 will be awarded to an Aboriginal resident of Newfoundland and Labrador in the Faculty of Business Administration. Eligible students must be in scholarship standing, be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland and provide confirmation of their Aboriginal status. In the case of graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION JACINTA SHEPPARD FELLOWSHIP
This fellowship, made possible through a donation by the Faculty of Business Administration, is in honour of Jacinta Sheppard, an MBA student who passed away in 1997 after a lengthy illness. While in the MBA program, Ms. Sheppard demonstrated academic excellence and a dedication to learning. This fellowship has a value of $1000 annually, and will recognize a full-time student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has demonstrated these same qualities. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE PEGGY FINNEY PELLETIER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS ADMIN.
This scholarship, established in honour of Ms. Peggy Finney Pelletier, was created by her brother Mr. Steve Finney. After graduating from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Peggy discovered her true passion was in finance, a field she work in all her life. Peggy’s attentive and meticulous approach to all things financial resulted in a lifelong career that took her from St. John’s to Montreal to Canada’s Northern reaches, doing a job she loved. Valued at $1,000, the scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in any Masters program within the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University. The scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Vice-President and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

THE JIM HOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established through the generous bequest of Jim Hood, an alumnus and friend of the Faculty of Business Administration. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletics at Memorial University and/or in the community. In the case of the graduate student, it will be awarded by the Dean Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

DR. SUDHIR SAHA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS

This scholarship is made possible through a generous donation from Dr. Sudhir Saha. An educator for 48 years, Dr. Saha came to Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1980 and retired after 35 years of service to the Faculty of Business Administration. Experiencing extreme poverty early in life, Dr. Saha succeeded in his undergraduate and graduate business studies in Canada and Bangladesh with the help of generous donors and many national and international academic scholarships. During his career he distinguished himself as an outstanding university professor and a passionate advocate for his students. Valued at $1,000 the scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time international student enrolled in a graduate program in the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and preference will be given to a recipient with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

ST. JOHNS MAPLE LEAFS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the Leafs Foundation Inc. and the St. John’s Maple Leafs Booster Club to recognize the contribution of the St. John’s Maple Leafs hockey team to youth and community in the Province. Valued at a portion of the income on the investment, the scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Business Administration who meet scholarship standing and who have been active in athletic or extracurricular activities at Memorial University of Newfoundland and/or in the community. In the case of graduate students, the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business.

Scholarship available for Full-time or Part-time Students:

THE DR. ROBERT W. SEXTY SCHOLARSHIP FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be awarded annually to a full-time or part-time student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate business program. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated commitment to social responsibility through academic achievement in a social responsibility course or ethics in business related courses, or successful completion of an MBA research project relating to social responsibility, or involvement in social responsibility as exemplified through university or community service. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Scholarships available to students in the MBA program only:

DR. JAMES BARNES MBA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the Faculty of Business Administration, faculty members, students, family and friends to acknowledge Dr. Barnes’ retirement in 2009 and honour his contributions to the Faculty of Business Administration. Valued at a portion of the income on the endowment, it will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate student with scholarship standing who has left full-time employment to enter the MBA program. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship. It will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

EATON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship, valued at $1,500, is to be awarded to a student who has left full-time employment of five years or more to enter full-time studies in the MBA program, for completion or near completion of the degree. Selection of the candidate for the scholarship will be made on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Awards will be made on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration and the Dean of Graduate Studies. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

DR. ALEX FASERUK MBA SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE
The Dr. Alex Faseruk Scholarship for Excellence in Service will be awarded annually to a full-time MBA student of scholarship standing who has demonstrated outstanding service through participation in student, faculty or university activities and/or contribution to the larger community. This award is in recognition of Dr. Faseruk’s contribution to the Faculty of Business Administration as Professor of Finance and Coach of MBA case competition teams. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the endowment. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Academic Programs, Faculty of Business.

THE ROLF G. HATTENHAUER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established by the Labour Management Co-operation Committee to commemorate the late Professor Rolf G. Hattenhauer, a well-known Newfoundland arbitrator who was actively involved in setting up the Committee. Professor Hattenhauer was a member of the Department of Commerce (later the Faculty of Business Administration) at Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1965 until his death in 1983, and during the year 1969-70 served as Head (pro tem) of the Department. The fund will provide scholarships and fellowships on a rotating basis in undergraduate and graduate studies in Business Administration.

In the case of the undergraduate scholarships, preference will be given to students in Terms 6 and 7 of the Bachelor of Commerce program who are majoring in Labour Relations. These scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration.

In the case of the graduate fellowships, preference will be given to those students in the Master of Business Administration program who are concentrating in or conducting research on the area of personnel and industrial relations. The graduate fellowships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Business Administration. If a suitable graduate student is not available in a given year the scholarship for that year may be awarded to an undergraduate student.

IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA LTD. GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS
This Scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the pre-existing endowment, was established from a generous donation made by Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited in 2000-2001. Two awards will be made annually to entering full-time M.B.A. students. This Scholarship may include, at the discretion of the donor, an invitation to their head office to meet their management team. Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of academic merit. The award will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

W.F. MORNEAU SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship, valued at the interest on the initial endowment will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration to a Newfoundland student who has been granted direct entry on a full-time basis to Term 3* of the Master of Business Administration Program and who has exhibited a high level of ambition. Financial need may also be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship.
*Direct entry means the student must have received exemptions for at least 8 to 10 core courses upon admission to the program.

THE GAR PYNN SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS
This endowed scholarship is made possible through an anonymous donation to Memorial University by an anonymous donor in recognition of Professor Pynn's contribution to the Faculty of Business Administration over his 27 years of service. A scholarship valued at approximately $2,000 will be awarded annually to a full-time student at the end of his or her first year of full time study in the MBA program. It will be awarded to the student who has best demonstrated a combination of academic excellence, significant contributions to the faculty and leadership in student life within the MBA program. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation by the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

SCHULICH SCHOLARSHIP FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
This scholarship, sponsored by Nevada Capital Corporation Ltd. is open to students completing the first year of the M.B.A. program of the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who, in the opinion of a Selection Committee, Faculty of Business Administration, has best demonstrated an entrepreneurial orientation in first-year M.B.A. studies and in other related activities. Students must make special application for the award to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

WOOD GUNDY SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATE BUSINESS STUDENTS
The Wood Gundy Scholarship for Graduate Business students will be awarded annually to an MBA student of scholarship standing who has demonstrated leadership ability through participation in student, faculty or university activities and/or contribution to the larger community. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated career interest in the area of finance. The value of this scholarship will be determined by the annual income derived from the initial endowment. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Scholarships available to students in the PhD or M.Sc. programs only:

CANADIAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION GRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student enrolled in either the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management, or the PhD in Management programs in the Faculty of Business Administration. The recipient must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship.

Scholarships available to students in the PhD program only:

BMO FINANCIAL GROUP GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship in the Faculty of Business Administration was created through the generous support of the Bank of Montreal through Dare To: the Campaign for Memorial University, and is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment. The scholarship is available to any full-time student enrolled in a PhD program in the Faculty of Business Administration who meets the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. One or more scholarships may be awarded annually and eligibility will be based on academic standing. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration.

Contact

Faculty of Business Administration

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000