Scholarships, bursaries, prizes and student enrichment funds
ENTRANCE AND CONTINUING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
We have one of the most generous entrance scholarship programs. As well, students who have not received an entrance scholarship may also be eligible for a continuing student scholarship during the upper years. Please visit the first two pages of the section on Scholarships, loans, bursaries and awards of the Academic Calendar for more information on those scholarships.
JOHN LECKIE BURSARY
(endowed in 2005 by John Leckie ’68)
Preference will be given to a student from the Eastern Townships, pursuing a degree in Business, who demonstrates financial need.
NORMAND CARPENTIER/CAMSO BURSARY
(established in 1994 by Camoplast Inc. of Sherbrooke, QC)
Awarded to a Canadian student in the Williams School of Business participating in the International Exchange Program who demonstrates high academic standing and financial need. Recipient selected by the Student Mobility Officer in consultation with the Williams School of Business.
VIRGINIA COWAN MEMORIAL BURSARY
(established by family and friends in memory of Virginia Cowan ’95, who died prematurely in 2001)
Presented annually to a continuing female student in Business who has demonstrated financial need, participated widely in campus life, and maintained good academic standing.
DEPARTMENTAL PROFICIENCY PRIZES
ERNST & YOUNG PRIZE IN ACCOUNTING
(financed annually since 2006 by Ernst & Young and the following Bishop’s graduates who work at the firm: Neal Clarance ’79; Michelle Dunn ’00; Denis Lajoie ’91; Peter Lamantia ’88; Michel Marleau ’91; Gary S. Miller ’88; Luc A. Picard ’93; Graham J. Robinson ’04; William J. Sharp ’03)
Awarded to a student going into his/her final year of study who holds the highest average in Accounting courses (minimum of 5) and who is planning to pursue a CA designation.
ERNST & YOUNG 2nd/3rd YEAR PRIZE IN ACCOUNTING
(funded annually since 2010 by Ernst & Young and Bishop’s graduates who work at the firm)
Awarded to a student going into 2nd/3rd year (depending on program length) who has demonstrated excellence in Accounting and has actively participated in Accounting related activities.
JOHN B. FELLOWES MEMORIAL PRIZE
Awarded for high proficiency in Business Administration to a student who, in the opinion of the Division, has made a significant contribution to the work of the class.
BRIAN H. FRIPP PRIZE
Awarded to a B.B.A. or B.A. Business student who is entering the final year of study, and who has demonstrated vision and ingenuity in entrepreneurship. The recipient will be recommended to the Williams School by the Director of the Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre.
CHARLES KINGSMILL MEMORIAL PRIZE
Awarded for high proficiency in Business Administration to a student in the graduating year who, in the opinion of the Division, has made a significant contribution to the work of the class.
HUGH R. McCUAIG PRIZE IN INVESTMENTS
Awarded to a student graduating with a B.B.A., concentration Finance, who has registered to write the Level 1 Chartered Financial Analyst examination at the sitting following graduation and whose average is over 75%.
DAVID RITTENHOUSE PRIZE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Funded annually since 2008 by Annis ’79 and Steve ’84 Karpenko to recognize the important contribution made by David Rittenhouse to entrepreneurial studies at Bishop’s.
The prize will be awarded during the fall semester course BMG 214 to the student group which presents the best business plan. The winning group will be selected by the class.
P.H. SCOWEN MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
(established in 1991 in memory of P.H. Scowen, a loyal friend of Bishop’s University)
Awarded to the top student in the Entrepreneurship minor.
STUDENT ENRICHMENT FUNDS
B.E.S.T. (Bishop’s Experiential or Service Term) PROJECTS FUND
(established in 2009 by an anonymous donor with a strong belief in Bishop’s and a desire to help the most promising students achieve their full potential)
The fund will provide valuable assistance to students, while also providing important support to University-wide objectives and will be the premiere experiential learning support at Bishop’s. Details on the application procedure.
RIESE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING FUND
(established in 2009 through a bequest in the Will of Monique Riese)
The fund will provide support to experiential learning projects within academic programs.