Close
Default Interior

New Students

Scholarships

To apply for the scholarships listed below, please complete and submit this form by May 31of each year.

In some cases, additional documentation may be required.


The City of Corner Brook J.R. Smallwood Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1991 by the City of Corner Brook to honour the Honourable Joseph R. Smallwood, first Premier of Newfoundland, who contributed significantly to the educational and cultural development of Newfoundlanders. This fund, donated by the City is a tangible mark of the support given by the City to Grenfell Campus since the Campus opened in Corner Brook. The scholarship valued at $1,000.00 will be awarded to a student who is a resident of the City of Corner Brook in the final year of high school who is proceeding to Grenfell Campus. The award will be made, upon application, to a student of outstanding academic merit and promise who has demonstrated active participation in school and community life. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, acting on the recommendation of a special selection committee appointed by the Principal, with a representative from City Council.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is requried if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Letter of reference from an individual who can speak to "outstanding academic merit and promise", as noted in the description.

  3. A copy of your resume demonstrating your active participation in school and community life

Grenfell Campus Scholarship Fund

Funds are available for the purpose of providing scholarships to students at Grenfell Campus. The scholarships will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at the Grenfell Campus. Financial need may be taken into account when making the awards.

 

The Rufus Guinchard Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Newfoundland government in honour of the late Rufus Guinchard. The award, valued at $2,000.00, is presented annually to a student entering Grenfell Campus, who has demonstrated a commitment to the preservation of Newfoundland heritage and culture. This commitment may be reflected in Newfoundland music, folklore, art or writing. Applicants for the Rufus Guinchard Scholarship should submit, with their application, either a statement of their interests relevant to this scholarship, or a completed piece of work. The award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards, based upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

NOTE: In addition to the above, students will want to demonstrate their commitment by submitting a number of samples of their work. For example, several original poems, writings or pieces of art may be submitted. A tape of selections of their own original music may be forwarded for consideration if desired. A letter of reference from someone who can assess their commitment through any of these media is also welcome.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Samples of work.

  3. Letter of reference from someone who can assess your ability on the above criteria.

 

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship

The William and Naomi Lundrigan Scholarship shall be awarded to an entrance student attending Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook. Two scholarships valued at a portion of the income on the endowment will be awarded annually. The recipients must meet the minimum academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland and consideration may be given to financial need. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Selection Committee at the Grenfell Campus.

Information Required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Have you applied or will you be applying for a student loan? 
    Financial need may be considered in awarding this. The University usually determines a student has met the "need" criteria if he/she applies for and receives a Canada Student Loan.

 

W. Gary Rowe, QC Scholarship at Grenfell Campus

This undergraduate scholarship was established through a generous gift from the estate of the late W. Gary Rowe, QC (1944-2010), lawyer, art collector and philanthropist. Mr. Rowe graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Laws degree before being called to the bar in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1970. In 1972 he was a founding partner of the firm Chalker, Green and Rowe, which grew to become one of the largest in St. John's with more than 20 lawyers at the time of its merger with the regional firm McInnes Cooper in 2000. Mr. Rowe was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1988. One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled in any program or year of study at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient must have graduated from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador and meet the academic requirements for a scholarship as defined by the University. This scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee, Grenfell Campus.

 

The Sisters of Mercy Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Sisters of Mercy to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the sisters on the west coast of Newfoundland in 1893. The Sisters of Mercy, educators in Newfoundland since 1842, have been associated with Memorial University of Newfoundland since the University was established. The scholarship valued at a minimum of $1,000.00 will be awarded annually to a student from Western/Northern Newfoundland or Labrador entering Grenfell Campus with full-time status. Academic standing and promise will be the main criteria. Consideration may be given to candidates' financial circumstances. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.

Information required:

  1. Your academic record (must be signed by your Guidance Counselor). *Only one is required if applying for more than one scholarship.

  2. Letter of reference from someone who can assess your "academic standing and promise" and "financial circumstances".

  3. Have you or will you be applying for a student Loan? Yes No
    Financial need may be considered in awarding this. The University usually determines a student has met the "need" criteria if he/she applies for and receives a Canada Student Loan.

 

The Visual Arts Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Corner Brook and Area Branch of the Alumni Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is awarded annually to a student commencing first-year studies in the Visual Arts Program of the Bachelor of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus. Valued at $500.00, the award is made on the basis of previous academic performance and the quality of the portfolio submission. This scholarship is awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards upon the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee at Grenfell Campus.


Student Services

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS278
Phone: (709) 637-6232
Email: studentservices@grenfell.mun.ca