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Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards Committee

The Scholarships and Awards Committee is a Sub-Committee of Queen's College Faculty of Theology which exists to establish criteria, receive and review nominations, and present a report to the Faculty.

Committee members are appointed by the Faculty of Theology and shall consist of:

  • one full-time faculty member who shall serve as chair of the committee
  • one current adjunct faculty
  • one recent alumnus (less than five years) of Queen's College who shall be recruited by the chair and approved by the Provost

The duties of the Committee are as follows:

  • to identify and define the criteria for scholarships and
  • to establish and review the nomination process for scholarships and awards
  • to receive and review
  • to consult with others as deemed appropriate
  • to prepare a report for faculty

The Scholarships and Awards Committee reserves the right to

  • withhold a particular scholarship or award if no candidate is deemed appropriate
  • divide the monetary value of any award among two or more eligible candidates

Scholarships and Awards

The Bishop J. A. Meaden Scholarship for first place standing in year one of the M. Div./B.Th. Programs

The Mabel A. Gosse Scholarship for first place standing in year two of the M.Div./B.Th. Programs.

The Bertha and Fred R. Earle Scholarship for first place standing in year three of the M.Div./B.Th. Programs.

The R.A. Parsons Scholarship for first place standing in the graduating class of the Master of Theological Studies Program.
The previous four awards are open to all full-time students and are judged on academic merit based on the total grade point average. No scholarship shall be awarded for first place standing in ay year for an average grade of less than 70%

The Archbishop Robert L. and Elizabeth Seaborn Scholarship for first place standing in the graduating class of the Bachelor of Theology by Distance Program.

The Clifton C. Hatcher Scholarship for Progressive Leadership in promoting ideals and  activities appropriate to the role of Queen's College and the Church in the modern world.

The Queen's College Alumnai/ae Association Scholarship for continued demonstration of the Queen's College Core Values of Christ Centredness, Commitment, Development and Collegiality.

The Award for Liturgical Praxis for excellence in demonstrating a good working knowledge of the directives and practical application of liturgical principles through effective preparation and leadership in worship.
The previous three awards are open to all full-time students in the current academic year. Students and faculty will be given the opportunity to write a letter of nomination based on the criteria outlined above.  The criteria for these three awards are subject to change upon the recommendations of the Scholarship and Awards Committee and the approval of the faculty. 

The Canadian Bible Society Award for Excellence in Public Reading of the Scriptures.
This award is open to any student of any degree program.  It is decided upon by the faculty.

The Queen’s College Alumni/ae Association Award to an outstanding graduate in the Diploma in Theology and Ministry Program for excellence in pastoral skills, leadership, commitment, and enthusiasm in program, community and Church.
This award is open to third-year students in the Diploma in Theology and Ministry Program.  Diploma students and faculty will be given the opportunity to write a letter of nomination for one or more of their peers according to the procedures prescribed below.  This is the only award for which Diploma students are eligible to vote. 

The Queen’s College Alumni/ae Association Award for highest standing in the graduating class of the Associate in Theology Program.

The Dr. Tom Pope Scholarship for love of Church and ministry demonstrated through commitment  to continuing theological education.

The Venerable Frederick R. and Lillian Oake Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Church Administration.

The Rick Anthony Memorial Scholarship for perseverance and dedication to the study of theology in the Associate in Theology program.

The Nomination Process

Nominations for awards open two weeks prior to the end of classes at 9:00 a.m. and close on the last day of classes at 4:00 p.m. Letters of nomination must outline a student's eligibility for an award based on the given criteria.  Students may be nominated for more than one award and a nominator may nominate more than one student for the same award.  All nominations must be signed by the nominator and received by the deadline specified.  All letters should be addressed to the Scholarships and Awards Committee and should be submitted to the General Office.  The nomination process is intended to guide the Committee in its decision.

Bursaries Administered through Queen’s College

The Nigel Rusted Memorial Trust Fund Bursary
This Bursary is available to clergy residing in Newfoundland and Labrador who wish to study in the Holy Land or in the United Kingdom.

The Order of St. Lazarus Ecumenical Bursary.
This bursary is available to residents of Newfoundland and Labrador or graduates of educational institutions in Newfoundland and Labrador who wish to pursue ecumenical studies in Christian faith and religion.  

The Gordon Billard Bursary

 

 Recipients of Scholarships and Awards for 2015-2016

The Bertha and Fred R. Earle Scholarship

Christine Lynch

The Mable A. Gosse Scholarship

James Spencer

The Clifton C. Hatcher Scholarship

Catherine Short

The R.A. Parsons Scholarship

Rebecca Pike

The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship

Dean Brenton

The Queen’s College Alumni/ae Association for the Associate  in Theology                                                                                                                        

Gerald Carr

The Queen’s College Alumni/ae Association Award

Christine Lynch 

Award for Liturgical Praxis

Lisa Payne

The Dr. Tom Pope Memorial Bursary

Renee Easton

The Venerable Frederick R. and Lillian Oake Memorial Scholarship

Tryphena Vallis

The Professor Aurel Jivi Scholarship

Joshua Canning

The Rick Anthony Memorial Scholarship

Effie Hewitt

The Diploma in Theology and Ministry Award

 Verna Chislett

The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship

Shawn Bowers

The Queen’s College Alumia/ae Association Award for the Diploma in Theology and Ministry program

 Verna Chislett

Benefactors

Queen's College is very grateful to our bursary and scholarship funds contributors. Listed below are the many student bursaries and scholarships.

Memorials in the names of W.D. Alcock; The Rev'd J. Ayris; The Rev'd Victor Bishop; The Rev'd S.M. & Mary Bradbrook; The Rev'd Jacob Brinton; Donald Browning;  The Rev'd Alton & Gladys Fudge;  Archdeacon Heber Gosse; The Rev'd Samuel Jones; The Rev'd Canon Leonard Ludlow;  Sgt. Bernard T. Scammell; Archbishop R.L. Seaborn; The Ven. Ralph S. Sheppard; Canon J. Smith; John & Elizabeth Squires; The Rev'd Canon Arthur Stirling; The Rev'd Joseph W. Taylor; Mildred Wareham; The Rev'd Canon Emmanuel Willis; Emmanuel Pike; The Rev’d Canon T. E. Smith; The Rev’d R. P. C. Walters.

Funds have been received from the estates of  Harold J. Blackmore; Hazel Brown; Emma Dawe; Emile W.S. Fraser; Thomas Hallett;  The Rev'd Isaac Parsons;  The Rev'd Canon J. T. Richards; Hazen A. Russell; The Rev'd Warrick Wells.

The following are bequests and bursaries: The Hon. W. J. Browne; The Rev'd Alexander Daley; Maria Emberly; F.F. Furneaux; Elizabeth Gosse; Murial Hunter; Rebecca Morgan;  Robert A. Newman; The Rev'd Arthur L. Parish; Helen Phillips; Phyllis A. Rennie; Irene Rosa Rose; Levi and Rosalie Skinner;  J.W. Smith; George E. Squires; Gerald White; The Rev'd Harry Victor Whitehouse; Earle, Ethel & Harvey Windeler; John James Windsor; The Rev'd Tobias Short; Margaret Strathy;  Bishop Mark and Dr. Maxine Genge;  Father Massiah; John & Jane Miller;  Belinda Crocker; Harvey & Doris Murcell; The A.A.A. Bursary (C.E.A.A.);  The A.C.W. Diocese of Western Newfoundland Bursary; The Rev'd A.L. Parrish & the Rev'd Max Andrews Bursary; The Rev’d Canon N.S. Noel; W.S. and Flora Wilcox;  The Rev’d Hayward Hodder; Mr. and Mrs. John (Jemima) Bailey.

Queen’s College gratefully acknowledges recent contributions to our memorial bequests and scholarships to the Bursary and Trust Fund in the name of Professor Aurel Jivi Scholarship, The Venerable Frederick R. & Lillian Oake Memorial Scholarship, In Memory of The Rev'd Canon John H. Brown, The Rick Anthony Memorial Scholarship, The Rev'd Samuel Jones Memorial and The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship.

We at Queen's College are pleased to congratulate the recipients of this year’s program of scholarships and awards.   We would like to express appreciation to all those who support these scholarships, awards and student bursaries.  Please accept our sincere appreciation for your support and interest.