II. In-course Scholarships and Awards

In-course students will be considered for scholarships automatically at the end of each academic year; no special applications are necessary. All students will be considered for an award provided they have not been eligible for more than three previous years. In-course scholarship amounts will vary but normally range from $1,000 to $4,000. King’s in-course scholarships are provided through various gifts, bequests and endowments (listed below), as well as from university funds.

225th Anniversary Alumni Scholarship 

Established by alumni and friends of the University in recognition of the University’s 225th anniversary, this scholarship is awarded to a student entering their graduating year and who has demonstrated involvement in student life.

Ira Abraham Memorial Scholarship 

Established by the family of Ira Abraham, this scholarship is intended to assist upper-year students with the high cost of education.

Alexandra Society Scholarship 

The Alexandra Society of the University of King’s College, which existed from 1902 to 2002, provided entrance and in-course scholarships each year to female students from Atlantic Canada. The Society has disbanded but, in recognition of the many years of generosity and support the Society provided, the University names an Alexandra Society Scholar in perpetuity, who is the top returning female student.

Alumni Association Scholarships 

A number of in-course scholarships are made possible each year through the support of the Alumni Association.

Mary Allison Bell Memorial Award 

Established through the generosity of the late Dr. Richard L. de C.H. Saunders and the late Dr. Sarah Cameron Saunders, in loving memory of Mary Allison Bell, BSc’57. Dr. Bell had a distinguished scientific career and achieved international recognition for her research. This award was established to commemorate her achievements and in recognition of her interest in, and concern for, students. The award is open to a woman in her fourth year of study in the Bachelor of Science program, with preference for a student specializing in the field of neuroscience, microbiology & immunology, biochemistry & molecular biology, biology or chemistry.

G. Frederic Butler Scholarship 

Established by the Alumni Association from the bequest of Dr. G. Frederic Butler.

Compass Group Canada Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to the student(s) who best exemplify the values and vision of King’s as determined by the University as well as Compass Group.

Dr. John F.S. Crocker Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship was established by the friends and family of John Crocker, BSc’62, DCL‘90, and is open to a King’s student enrolled in a Bachelor of Science program and who is in second, third or fourth year of studies. Preference will be given to those in good academic standing who can demonstrate financial need.

Dr. John F. Godfrey Travelling Scholarship 

Established by his friends to commemorate the services of Dr. John F. Godfrey, President of King’s from 1978 to 1987, the Godfrey Scholarship(s) will assist:
• a student from a developing country to study at King’s; or
• a King’s student to study for a year or less in a developing country; or
• a King’s student to engage in a project connected with education or development work in a developing country.

Dr. John B. Hibbitts Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to a returning King’s student in Arts, Science or Journalism who has achieved first class standing. Preference shall be given to those students studying English and/or Classics.

The Honourable Ray Lawson Scholarships 

Established through the generosity of Hon. Ray Lawson, Chancellor of the University from 1948 to 1956, and of his son, Colonel Tom Lawson.

Margaret and Elwin Malone Memorial Scholarships 

Established in memory of Margaret and Elwin Malone, this fund provides entrance and in-course scholarships in Arts, Science and Journalism.

Charles E. Merrill Trust Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to a student or students entering or continuing full-time degree programs in Arts, Science or Journalism, who are citizens of the United States and who completed their secondary education in that country. Preference will be given to students who have transferred to King’s for a full academic session as exchange students.

Ella and Henry Muggah Scholarship 

Established by the family and friends of Dr. Henry Muggah, QC and Ella Muggah, long-time supporters of the University, this scholarship is awarded to an Arts or Science student entering second, third or fourth year and who demonstrates both financial need and academic ability. Preference will be given to Canadian students who reside in the Atlantic Provinces.

Commodore Bruce S. Oland Scholarship 

Established by Commodore Oland, this scholarship is awarded to a student from Atlantic Canada, with preference to a student from Nova Scotia, who is proceeding from the Foundation Year Program to the second year of an Arts or Science degree and who is recognized on the President’s List.

Maude & Doris Robinson Scholarship 

This renewable scholarship gives preference to a student who is registered in an honours or combined honours degree in Classics, who is from the Atlantic Region and who has demonstrated financial need.

Ronald G. Smith Memorial Scholarship 

Established from the bequest of Ronald G. Smith, a member of King’s Board of Governors from 1965 to 1983, this fund provides an in-course scholarship to an Arts, Science or Journalism student.

Smith-Jackson Memorial Scholarship

Founded in memory of King’s alumni John Frederick Lester Jackson, Owen Benjamin Smith, Margaret Kathleen Smith and Wallace Wyniard Smith, this scholarship is awarded to a student or students from New Brunswick or Nova Scotia who have completed at least one year at the University. The recipient should be active in university organizations that benefit fellow students, be active in athletics as well as be a deserving scholar.

Frank Sobey Scholarships 

Established from the bequest of Dr. Frank H. Sobey, DCL‘64, to the College.

University In-course Scholarships 

Each year the University of King’s College makes available a number of in-course scholarships out of general funds.


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