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Academic Calendar 2012-13

Academic Calendar 2012-13

Chapter 2

Chapter 2 2-SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, BURSARIES AND PRIZES A. ENTRANCE OR ADMISSION SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND BURSARIES Admission scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic performance. Please note that applications are required for specific categories of entrance scholarships. See “General Awards Regulations” below for more details. Algoma U Awards of Excellence Algoma U Awards of Excellence are available to all Canadian citizen secondary-school graduates who have completed all their qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University. Canadian citizen International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Diploma recipients are equally considered for Awards of Excellence. To qualify, candidates must be entering into their first undergraduate program and enrol in and maintain 30 credits over 2 consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. Awards are based on the average of the 6 best, U or M final grades presented for admission. Algoma U Awards of Excellence are renewable if candidates maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms (fall/winter). Candidates must be enrolled in 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study in the current year they are receiving the award. Four such award levels are as follows: • Algoma U Award of Excellence – Platinum An entrance award of $3,000, renewable for up to three additional years, to all candidates presenting an entrance average 90% or better. Maximum value: $12,000. • Algoma U Award of Excellence – Gold An entrance award of $2,500, renewable for up to three additional years, to all candidates presenting an entrance average of 85 – 89.9%. Maximum value: $10,000 • Algoma U Award of Excellence – Silver An entrance award of $1,500, renewable for up to three additional years, to all candidates presenting an entrance average of 80 – 84.9%. Maximum value: $6,000 The Algoma U Awards of Excellence are non-cumulative with the Edward and Frank McGrath Award of Excellence, the Carl J. Sanders Scholarship, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarship I & II, the Algoma U Achievement Scholarship and John R. Rhodes Scholarship. IB Diploma: Awards of Excellence Guideline IB diploma points Award of Excellence Amount 40 - 45 Platinum $3000.00 35 - 39 Gold $2500.00 30 - 34 Silver $1500.00 Edward and Frank McGrath Award of Excellence Through a generous contribution from brothers, the late Frank and Edward McGrath, a $3,750 scholarship, renewable for up to three additional years, is available to the secondary school graduate who has completed all his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma U and who presents the highest average over 90% on the 6 best, U or M courses presented for admission. The candidate must enrol in and maintain 30 credits over 2 consecutive terms of study (fall/winter). For renewal, candidates must maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. Candidates must be enrolled in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study in the current year they are receiving the award. Maximum value: $15,000. This scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, the Carl J. Sanders Scholarship, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarship I & II, the Algoma U Achievement Scholarship and John R. Rhodes Scholarship. Carl J. Sanders Scholarship In recognition of the generosity of the Sanders family, a $3,500 scholarship, renewable for up to three additional years, is available to the secondary school graduate who has completed all his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma U and who presents the second-highest average over 90% on the 6 best, U or M courses presented for admission. The candidate must enrol in and maintain 30 credits over 2 consecutive terms of study (fall/winter). For renewal, candidates must maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. Candidates must be enrolled in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study in the current year they are receiving the award. Maximum value: $14,000. This scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, Edward & Frank McGrath Award of Excellence, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell scholarship, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarship I & II, the Algoma U Achievement Scholarship and John R. Rhodes Scholarship. Peggy and Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship In honour of Peggy and Willmont MacDonnell, benefactors to Algoma U, this $3,000 scholarship, renewable for up to three additional years, is available to the secondary school graduate who has completed all his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma U and who presents the third-highest average over 90% on the 6 best, U or M courses presented for admission. The candidate must enrol in 30 credits over 2 consecutive terms of study (fall/winter). For renewal candidates must maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. Candidates must be enrolled in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study in the current year they are receiving the award. Maximum value: $12,000. This scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, the Carl J. Sanders, Edward & Frank McGrath Award of Excellence, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarship I & II, the Algoma U Achievement Scholarship and John R. Rhodes Scholarship. 18 ALGOMA UNIVERSITY www.algomau.ca

Chapter 2 Algoma U Diploma Recognition Award of Excellence Algoma U Diploma Recognition Awards of Excellence are available to students applying for a degree-completion program under an articulation agreement, after earning a 2- or 3-year diploma from an Ontario community college. Only those Algoma U students who are enrolled in and maintain 30 credits or more over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study are eligible. Awards are decided using the overall average obtained by the candidate on completion of the college diploma. Awards are non-renewable. • Algoma U Diploma Recognition Award of Excellence – Level 1 An entrance award of $1,000 to all candidates presenting an average of 3.70 – 4.00 • Algoma U Diploma Recognition Award of Excellence – Level II An entrance award of $750 to all candidates presenting an average of 3.00 – 3.69 • Algoma U Diploma Recognition Award of Excellence – Level III An entrance award of $500 to all candidates presenting an average of 2.50 – 2.99 Thanks to the generous support of individuals, families, corporations, foundations and community groups, the Algoma University Foundation is able to provide the following named scholarships and bursaries to Algoma U students. For more detailed information on the criteria and application procedure (if required) for named scholarships, bursaries, and student awards, please visit www.algomau.ca/awards. Applications are available from the Scholarship and Awards Office. You must be admitted to Algoma University to apply for student awards. Please note that Algoma University and the Algoma University Foundation reserve the right to withhold any award in any given year, at either’s sole discretion. Scholarships and bursary awards are also available from many organizations and associations, including the Metis Nation of Ontario, the Masonic Foundation, USWA Local 2251, CMA Canada, CGA Canada, and others. Information on these and others may be available from the Scholarship Office, or at www.studentawards.com, and www.scholarshipscanada.com. Entrance Scholarships (application required) Algoma University Alumni Entrance Awards, I, II, IV John R. Rhodes Scholarship Corporation of the City of Sault Ste Marie Admission Scholarship II Paul & Bricken Dalseg, Pioneers of Lake-of-the-Woods Student Award www.algomau.ca B. IN-COURSE SCHOLARSHIPS In-course scholarships are awarded to returning Canadian Citizens students entering their second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program. See “General Regulations” for more details. In-course Scholarships (application required) NOTE: NOT ALL SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED ARE AVAILABLE ANNUALLY Algoma University Achievement Scholarship The Dr. Edwin Giesbrecht Mathematics Award John Deakin Buckley Walton Scholarship Judge John Hay MacDonald & Mrs. Vera MacDonald Memorial Scholarship The Soo Mill & Lumber Company Scholarship Business & Professional Women Scholarship Leonard Savoie Scholarship The Gladys McNiece Award The William M. Hogg Scholarship USWA Local 2251 Scholarship in recognition of Marie Kelly, Doug Olthius & Jeff McLeod The Kenneth and Colleen Moodie Endowment Fund Shingwauk Anishinaabe Student Association Scholarship The Hogg Family Endowment for the Carolyn Harrington Award G. Verdi and Princess Marie Jose Lodges Order Sons of Italy of Canada Scholarship John Hayes Jenkinson, B.E.M. Memorial Scholarship for English and History The Bud and Anne Wildman Scholarship The Kresin Engineering Scholarship for Math and Science The Very Reverend Meletios Christoforou Scholarship IN-COURSE BURSARY AWARDS NOTE: NOT ALL BURSARY AWARDS LISTED ARE AVAILABLE ANNUALLY These are awarded both on a competitive basis, recognizing academic excellence or other achievements, and also on the basis of demonstrated financial need. See “General Regulations” for more details. APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Deadlines apply. In Course Bursary Awards (application required) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #25 Achievement Awards Edward & Frank McGrath Award Johanna Bischoping Bursary Scotiabank Student Assistance Award Askin Family Bursary Alexander M. Ross Bursary Award Gerald E. Nori, Q.C. Student Award Great West Life Assistance Fund for Indigenous Students Great West Life Assistance General Bursary Shingwauk Aboriginal Students Association Student Award Steelworker 2251, Student Award, Established by John Kallio Brookfield Power First Nations Environmental Science Student Award Dr. Robert V. d’Amato Student Award Essar Steel Inc Student Award Sault Recreation Hockey Association Fun Through Recreation Award Tulloch Engineering Student Award Dr. Jong You CESD Student Award Gloria Jean Grossett Student Award Sault Ste. Marie Zonta Foundation Student Award Law & Justice Bursary, in memory of Mary Broadbent & Rosaria Fata ALGOMA UNIVERSITY 2-SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, BURSARIES AND PRIZES 19

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