Scholarships, bursaries, prizes and other funds

Scholarships, bursaries, prizes and other funds

ENTRANCE AND CONTINUING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

You will find below some of the scholarships, bursaries and prizes that apply directly to business students as well as some emergency, enrichment and travel funds. However, many more could also be applicable, so please consult the Academic Calendar for the complete list.

SCHOLARSHIPS

BANQUE NATIONALE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

(endowed through contributions to the Partners in Learning campaign, 1998-2003, and the Leading the Way campaign, 2012-2017)

Awarded to Canadian students of high academic standing in the marketing and entrepreneurship concentration.

BOURSE BESTAR

(established in 2016 by Bestar Inc. through the Leading the Way campaign)

Awarded to a student from the Lac-Mégantic area, studying business or entrepreneurship.

BMO FINANCIAL GROUP SCHOLARSHIPS

(endowed through contributions to the Partners in Learning campaign, 1998-2003, and the Leading the Way campaign, 2012-2017)

Awarded to Canadian students of high academic standing in the Williams School of Business.

RONALD CROWLEY SCHOLARSHIP FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

(endowed in 2016 by a bequest in the Will of Ronald Crowley ‘64)

Multiple scholarships awarded to Business or Economics Students with high academic standing.

DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIPS

(established in 2002 and funded by the Bishop’s University Foundation)

Awarded to top tier students in each discipline (Business, Education, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities).

MILLS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

(endowed in 2014 by Don C. Mills ’71 and Liz Mills ’72)

Awarded annually to student(s) from Atlantic Canada, registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Preference will be given to students who show an interest in pursuing a concentration in marketing.

RODNEY S. MILLS SCHOLARSHIP

(endowed by Rod Mills ’53 through the Partners in Learning Campaign, 1998-2003)

Awarded to Williams School of Business students, with a preference to those pursuing a concentration in Global Management and Leadership.

WATERVILLE TG INC. SCHOLARSHIP

(endowed through the Partners in Learning Campaign, 1998-2003)

Awarded to a Business student from Waterville or the Eastern Townships.

BURSARIES

CIBC BUSINESS BURSARIES

(established in 2017 through the Leading the Way campaign)

Awarded to students in financial need enrolled in the Williams School of Business, with preference to those participating in the Co-op program.

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.

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.

DEPARTMENTAL PROFICIENCY PRIZES

EY PRIZE IN ACCOUNTING

(funded annually since 2006 by Ernst & Young and Bishop’s graduates who work at the firm)

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.

EY 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.

Selection by the faculty members in the Accounting Concentration.

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.

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.

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 an outstanding Entrepreneurship student.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (ACCOUNTING)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (Accounting). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.A. MAJOR)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (B.A. Major). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (B.B.A.). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCE)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (Finance). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (General). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (Global Management and Leadership). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP)

Awarded to the top returning student in Business Administration (Marketing and Entrepreneurship). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (ACCOUNTING)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (Accounting). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.A. MAJOR)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (B.A. Major). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (B.B.A.). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (FINANCE)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (Finance). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (General). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (Global Management and Leadership). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

UNIVERSITY PRIZE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP)

Awarded to the top graduating student in Business Administration (Marketing and Entrepreneurship). Funded by Bishop’s University Alumni and friends.

STUDENT EMERGENCY FUNDS

Funds are available to full-time students of Bishop’s University who demonstrate urgent financial need due to exceptional circumstances. The amount to be distributed will be dependent on each particular circumstance. Applications/inquiries should be made to the Business Office.

HARDY FAMILY EMERGENCY BURSARY

(established in 2007 by Roger V. Hardy ’93)

HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY FUND

(Endowed in 2015 by Heritage Educational Foundation)

THOMAS PICK EMERGENCY FUND

(Established in 2015 by Thomas Pick ’66)

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.

BUILD A BETTER PURPLE FUND

(funded annually by the most recent graduating class)

Donated by members of the most recent graduating class as a testament to their time at Bishop’s, the fund will support students with the ambition and creativity to pursue projects that address a specific need in the Bishop’s community and generate a sustainable, positive impact.

Selected by popular vote by fund donors.

MCCONNELL STUDENT OPPORTUNITY FUND

(endowed by the McConnell Family Foundation through the Partners in Learning Campaign, 1998-2003)

The purpose of the fund is to encourage projects that foster student innovation, initiative, and self-reliance, by providing students with financial support to pursue practical research and most particularly, job-related skills complementary to those taught in the academic programs.

MCPHAIL OPPORTUNITY FUND

(established in 2007 in recognition of Pam McPhail’s lasting impact over a 20-year career at Bishop’s, 1987-2007)

The fund will provide funding for special projects of educational benefit to students and/or Faculty. Candidates should submit a brief description of their project and its expected outcomes to the University Advancement Office.

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.

TRAVEL FUNDS

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.

GOLDBERGER GLOBAL EXPERIENCE BURSARY

(established in 2011 by Robert J. Goldberger ’79)

Awarded as travel bursaries to encourage full-time students to participate in a University approved exchange program. Preference will be given to non-Business students. Information available through the International Recruitment, Admissions, and Exchange Program Office.

HASLETT TRAVEL BURSARY

(endowed in 2002 through a bequest in the Will of Robert Haslett ’57)

Travel bursary to encourage full-time students to participate in a University approved exchange program. Information available through the International Recruitment, Admissions, and Exchange Program Office.

REV. RAY JENSEN TRAVEL BURSARY

(established in 2009 by Ray Jensen ’50)

Travel bursaries to help support full-time students participating in a University approved exchange program. Information available through the International, Recruitment, Admissions, and Exchange Program Office.

DAPHNE ATCHISON MCMULLAN INTERNATIONAL STUDY FUND

(established in 2017 by Daphne Atchison McMullan ‘53 to support students participating in the University’s international study program)

Awarded annually, to encourage more students to broaden their horizons by studying abroad and enhance the value of their Bishop’s degree and subsequent career path. Information is available through the Student Mobility Officer.

GAVIN ROSS MEMORIAL TRAVEL BURSARY

(endowed in 2010 through a gift from the Estate of Gavin Ross ’56, a proud and supportive Bishop’s graduate who strongly believed that travel forms an important part of one’s educational experience).

A travel bursary to encourage full-time students to participate in a University approved exchange program. Information available through the International Recruitment, Admissions, and Exchange Program Office.

WSB STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

The WSB Student Activity Fund is a fund that all business students contribute to and is used to support extra activities to complement courses – including, but not limited to, supporting case study competitions, experiential learning activities, excursions to meet organizations outside Lennoxville, and attendance at business events and conferences. These funds are for students focus projects and must impact as many students as possible or serve student centered learning activities.

All applications must be submitted via the online form.

Applications for funds for activities in the Fall semester should be received by September 15. Applications received after this date may be considered if funds are still available.

Applications for funds for activities in the Winter semester can be received anytime but at the latest, they should be received by January 15.

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