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In-Course Scholarships

In-course scholarships are awarded to returning Canadian Citizen students entering their second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program. Please note that not all listed scholarships are available annually.

Note: Only one application is required to be submitted to be considered for all in-course scholarships and bursaries.

The 2018/2019 in-course scholarship application is now closed. To apply, please sign into your Algoma U Gmail account and fill out this application.

The Aboriginal Veteran’s Award, in memory of J. Edward Boissoneau will be used to provide a scholarship valued at $500 to a First Nation, Metis, or Inuit student in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study in any program. To be eligible the candidate must be able to prove eligibility (First Nation, Metis, or Inuit), be enrolled in full-time studies, with a course load of 30 credits over two consecutive terms, and proved a letter of support acknowledging their volunteer service. He/she must present a minimum average of 75% and must self-identify through the Anishinaabe Initiatives Division with the Self Identification Project. This award is non-renewable.

The Algoma Insurance Scholarship will be used annually to provide a $1,000 scholarship to a student in their 3rd or 4th year of studies in the Business Administration, Economics or Finance & Economics programs. To be eligible the candidates must have graduated from a secondary school located in the Algoma District, and be enrolled in full-time studies at Algoma University, with a course load of 24 credits over two consecutive terms of study (fall/winter). He/she must have a minimum average of 70% on their previous year of study at Algoma University. This award is non-renewable.

An award of $1,000 is available for candidates who have maintained a minimum average of 80% on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms of study in the previous fall/winter academic session at Algoma University. To be eligible, candidates must enroll in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall /winter) of study in the current academic year. The Algoma U Achievement Award is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, Edward & Frank McGrath Scholarship, Carl J. Sanders Scholarship, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship, the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admissions Scholarships I & II, the John R. Rhodes Scholarship, and Pathways Scholarships. This award is non-renewable.

Through a generous donation, the Business & Professional Women Scholarship provides an annual award to a female student with high academic standing, entering her 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of full-time studies at Algoma University. This award is non-renewable.

Established to honour the memory of the late Dr. Edwin Giesbrecht, a dedicated and enthusiastic professor of Mathematics at Algoma University from 1970 to 2002, provides an annual scholarship. This award is given to the student enrolled in full-time studies with a concentration in mathematics who presents the highest overall average in the previous year of study (minimum average 75%). This award is non-renewable.

The G. Verdi and Princess Marie Jose Lodges, Order Sons of Italy of Canada Scholarship will be used annually to provide a scholarship of a minimum $500 to a student in their 3rd year of study in the Bachelor of Computer Science program. To be eligible the candidate must be enrolled in full-time studies, with a minimum course load of 30 credits over two consecutive terms of (fall/winter). The recipient must be in good academic standing with a minimum average of 75%. This award is non-renewable.

A bequest from the late Mrs. McNeice, a long-time teacher and researcher of local history, funds an annual award. Candidates must be residents of North Eastern Ontario and enrolled in either a History or Modern Language program, demonstrating academic excellence and intends to continue their studies for a subsequent year. This award is non-renewable.

A generous gift from the estate of John Deakin Buckley Walton provides an annual award to a full-time student entering in their 2nd or 3rd year of a Fine Arts Program, with the highest academic average in their concentration. This award is non-renewable.

The John Hayes Jenkinson, B.E.M. Memorial Scholarship in English and History will provide two annual awards of $1,000 each to one 2nd year student and one 3rd year student with the highest average in the English or History programs. Candidates must intend to continue their studies for a subsequent year, and must have obtained an average of 80% on the courses of the concentration or specialization, with an overall average of at least 75%. This award is non-renewable.

A bequest from the late Provincial Court Judge, J.H. McDonald, provides an annual award of $1,000 to a full-time student in the Law and Justice Program, demonstrating academic excellence, and who intends to continue their studies for a subsequent year. This award is non-renewable.

The Kenneth and Colleen Moodie Endowment Fund will provide one annual scholarship to a mature or college-transfer female student enrolled in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of full-time studies, who is a graduate of a Northern Ontario high school, with high academic standing in her major. This endowment was established in 2007 by the children and grandchildren of Kenneth and Colleen Moodie to recognize their commitment to post-secondary education and in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary. This award is non-renewable.

An annual award donated by Brookfield Power in honour of Mr. Leonard Savoie, a former Director of Great Lakes Power Ltd., provides a scholarship to the student with the highest average, entering their 4th year of studies in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. This award is non-renewable.

The Maris Pone Scholarship will provide a scholarship of a minimum $500 to a 3rd or 4th year student majoring in Economics, Finance & Economics or BBA with an Economics Specialization, with the highest average in the Economic Program. To be eligible the candidate must be enrolled in full-time studies, with a course load of 30 credits over two consecutive terms of (fall/winter) study. He/she must present a minimum average of 80%. This award is non-renewable.

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Student Association Scholarship will provide a $500 award each to one female and one male, Anishinaabe, Métis, First Nation or Inuit, student in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of full-time studies at Algoma University with the highest average overall. The recipient will have been actively involved in their community. This award is non-renewable.

The Soo Mill & Lumber Company Scholarship provides a financial award to a full-time student in their 2nd, 3rdor 4th year of studies in the Psychology program with the highest average in their area of concentration. This award is non-renewable.

The Scotiabank International Merit Scholarship is established as an endowed fund to provide an annual scholarship to a student with demonstrated high academic achievement who has been accepted into Algoma U’s international exchange program. Award recipients must be Canadian citizens.

The Bud and Anne Wildman Scholarship will provide a financial award to a First Nations, Métis or Inuit student, studying full-time in any program, with the highest average entering their 4th year of studies at Algoma University, and who is a resident in the Algoma Region when he/she stared their studies at Algoma University. This award is non-renewable.

The Hogg Family Endowment for the Carolyn Harrington Award will provide a scholarship to an Indigenous student in the business program, studying full-time, and who has the highest overall academic standing in their 2nd year of studies. This award is non-renewable.

The Kresin Engineering Scholarship for Math and Science will provide an annual scholarship of $500 to a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Algoma University student in the Bachelor of Science program. The recipient will have an academic average of 75% or higher. Preference will be given to a student who meets Algoma University’s definition of First Generation. This award is non-renewable.

The R.N. Tagore Scholarship will be used to provide a $500 scholarship to a student in their 3rd or 4th year of study. He or she will be a full-time student with a minimum course load of 24 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) or a part-time student with a minimum course load of six credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) with a minimum average of 70%. The recipient must be from a different degree/concentration each year. Once the award has been awarded in a particular degree/concentration no further students from that area of study will be eligible to receive the award.

A fund established to honour the Late Greek Orthodox missionary/travelling priest who served over sixty years in North Africa and North America provides an annual scholarship. The award is presented to a student entering in their 2nd or 3rd year of a Business program with high academic standing. This award is non-renewable.

Established in honour of the late President and Chairman of the Board of Great Lakes Power Corporation (now Brookfield Power Ltd.) and long-time member of the Board of Governors of Algoma University, William H. Hogg, provides an annual award to a full-time student studying in a Bachelor of Science or Science related discipline (excluding Computer Science). The candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and intend to continue their studies for a subsequent year. This award is non-renewable.