VI. Special Awards (Non-Academic)

A. Choral Awards

Graeme and Alberta (Bryant) Boswall Award
This award, established by Alberta (Bryant) Boswall, BSc‘48, and her husband, is open to a student in any year of study who is a singer or organist in the King’s College Chapel Choir.

Choral Scholarships
A number of choral scholarships are available for student members of the King’s College Chapel Choir who demonstrate an advanced level of musical skill and experience.

The Alma Georgina Houston Choral Scholarship
Established by the Family of the late Alma Georgina Houston, an alumna and pioneer in the world of art promotion, this scholarship is to be awarded annually, upon the nomination of the Director of Music, to a student member of the choir of King’s College Chapel. Recipients are to participate faithfully in all the activities of the choir and to help maintain the choral tradition of the chapel.

Rowland Marshall Choral Award
Established by Rowland Marshall, a friend of the University, to assist a student member of the King’s College Chapel Choir who has made a significant contribution to the Chapel Music program.

Helen Roby Choral Scholarship(s)
Awarded annually on the nomination of the Director of Music of the King’s Chapel, these scholarships commemorate the outstanding contribution to the College of Helen Roby, an alumna who spent twelve years as Choirmistress of the Chapel. Choral scholarships are awarded for musicianship; awards are made based on auditions. Preference is given to a student enrolled at King’s College.

B. Alumni Awards

The King’s Alumni Association is committed to financially supporting students and their activities to enhance the overall experience of being at King’s. For further details and an application form, see the King’s Advancement Office.

Through its own resources and the generosity of numerous college benefactors, the Alumni Association is pleased to offer the following awards:

J. Mark DeWolf Award
Established in honour of J. Mark DeWolf, BA(Hons)’68, who was President of the King’s Theatrical Society (KTS) in 1966-1967, the J. Mark DeWolf Award recognizes a King’s student who has made an outstanding contribution to the KTS.

Michael Elliott Memorial Awards
These awards, made possible through donations from alumnus Michael Elliott’s family and friends, are to be given to returning students beyond the first year who are in good academic standing. They are provided to students who, as Michael did, display integrity of character and a spirited concern for the lives of others, and who have made an all-round contribution to the life of the University. The awards will be given only if there are deserving recipients.

John F. Godfrey Journalism Book Award
Established by the Alumni Association in 1987 to honour former King’s President John F. Godfrey and his contribution to the School of Journalism, this award will be given to a Journalism student who has made a significant contribution to the King’s School of Journalism.

Sandra MacLeod Memorial Awards
These awards commemorate the life of Sandra MacLeod, a University of King’s College student who died in 1973 and may be given to any undergraduate member of King’s, whether in residence or a day student. The awards are made to students with good scholastic records who, by the fullest use of their qualities of character and mind, contribute to the University. The awards may be given to students in any year of their degree but will be granted only if there are deserving recipients.

Michael Saunders Award
Given by the late Michael Saunders, BA’52, in memory of his years at King’s, this award is for a returning student from New Brunswick who is in satisfactory academic standing, who shows financial need and who has made a positive commitment and contribution to life at the University. Preference may be given to a student entering Holy Orders of the Anglican Church of Canada. If no deserving students from New Brunswick apply, the award may be given to an applicant who meets the other criteria.

New Brunswick Award
Established by the New Brunswick Alumni in 1984, this award is for a student from New Brunswick in good academic standing who has contributed to life at King’s. Preference will be given to students entering second year. If no deserving students from New Brunswick apply, the award may be given to an applicant who meets the other criteria.

The Alumni Association also adjudicates the following on behalf of the college:

Beaver Club Award
Established by the “Beavers,” a group of students who served in the Second World War and who lived at King’s, this award is presented annually to a returning student with above average academic results who has established a significant presence in some extracurricular activity that enhances the quality of student life at King’s.

King’s Bookstore Co-op Award
Established by Laurence and Kathleen Jerome, the award recognizes students who, like their son David Jerome, BSc(Hons)’09, take social action on behalf of the King’s Community. The award supports an individual who has demonstrated initiative with regard to the betterment of campus life for all.


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