Bursaries and Prizes

Bursaries and Prizes

Bill and Catherine Young Prize in History
Awarded for the best essay submitted for a History course by a first-year student in either a major or an honours History program, upon recommendation of the faculty in the Department.  Value: $250.

Young Travel Bursary
Available for any upper level history student wanting to travel outside of Sherbrooke to conduct archival research or present a research paper at a conference.  The bursary will be awarded upon application to the history department.  Value: $250.  Max recipients: 1 per year

Robin Burns Memorial Book Prize
Awarded to a first year Double Major Social Studies and Secondary Education student for the best essay in history, the recipient will receive a scholarly book of critical acclaim on history or a related field.  Funded annually by the Department of History.

Malcolm and Evelyn Doak Prize in History
This prize is awarded to the undergraduate history student who presents the best essay of one of four historical topics to be assigned at the beginning of the academic year.  Value:  $250.

Roderick Thaler Memorial Prize
Awarded on the recommendation of the History Department to a graduating student in history.  Value: $100.

Len Kornack Bursary
Awarded to a student majoring in History who is a Canadian citizen and demonstrates financial need.  Recipients are selected by the department upon submission of application in early September.  Student must be in good academic standing.