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Queen's General Bursary
Queen’s Education students are eligible to apply for the Queen’s General Bursary, which is designed to help students who have financial need. Information and the application link can be accessed on the Financial Aid Services page, under the “4 Successive Terms” section.
For most entrance awards, all eligible candidates will be considered automatically. Most of these awards are based on academics. Visit the Student Awards Website to learn more.
|J. Bolton and Kathleen Slack Scholarship||Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the consecutive Bachelor of Education program in the Faculty of Education.|
|Milton Frederick Pummell Scholarships||Two entrance scholarships are to be awarded on the basis of excellent teaching-related experience and academic standing to teacher candidates entering the consecutive Bachelor of Education program in the Primary-Junior option.|
|Paul Park Scholarship||Established to encourage students entering the Faculty of Education to teach in the fields of Mathematics, Science and Technological Education. Up to 10 scholarships are to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.|
|Senator Frank Carrel Upper Year Scholarships||Up to ten scholarships are to be awarded on the basis of general proficiency to candidates who for at least one year at the time of their application have been and remain domiciled in the Province of Quebec.|
|John R. McCarthy Scholarship
|Awarded to a student who has graduated with at least second-class standing from either a three-year or four-year degree program in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University who is normally domiciled in Ontario and will be enrolling in the Faculty of Education at Queen's University in the fall session immediately following graduation.|
Faculty of Education Student Awards
Students who are currently registered at Queen's University in the Faculty of Education can apply/nominate for the following awards.
|Bamji International Practicum Placement Award||Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to support a final year full-time Concurrent Education student in the Faculty of Education, wishing to broaden their studies in the international environment through and alternative placement.|
|Charles Martyn Elliott and Kathleen Mead Elliott Award for Travel Fellowships in Education||Elliott Travel Fellowships for study outside Canada in the field of teacher education, pedagogy, or a related field are awarded to students enrolled in the Faculty of Education. In order to be eligible for this award, applicants must demonstrate financial need.|
|Rose A. Freeman Memorial Award||It is given to a graduate student Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Education who directly contributes to the learning experience of Bachelor of Education (Con.Ed., B.Ed., Dip.Ed.) students through exhibiting outstanding commitment to the value of learning, availability to students, good organizational skills, and motivation.|
|Studio Arts Workshop Support (SAWS)||Teacher candidates and graduate students at Queen's Faculty of Education are invited to apply for this support to offset the cost of registering in an arts workshop.|
|Upitis International Study Award||Awarded annually to full-time students in teacher education and graduate programs enrolled in any Faculty of Education program wishing to broaden their studies in the international environment through an alternative placement.|
Students who are currently registered at Queen's University in the Faculty of Education can apply for the following external awards.
|Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO/FEEO) Faculty of Education Award
|Awarded by ETFO/FEEO to a student at a publicly-funded university/institution in Ontario, during the final year of their teacher training. The deadline to submit your application to ETFO/FEEO is February 1.|
|F.D. Sawyer Memorial Award, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO)
|The FD Sawyer Memorial Award was established in the memory of Frank D Sawyer, who was a member of the Provincial Executive during some of its most stirring years from 1952 to 1959 and President of OSSTF in 1954. At the time of his death in 1960 he was principal of Petrolia District High School. Frank Sawyer's great contribution to Federation lay in his ability to discover the basic issues in the many difficulties which arose in teacher-board relationships during his term of office and in his having a sense of humour in periods of crisis. The OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award, valued at $1,000 annually, shall be awarded to a graduating Intermediate/Senior or Technological Studies teacher candidate.|
|Margaret Craig Education Award
This award is be presented annually by the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Nu Chapter, on the basis of merit and need, to a female student who:
The deadline to submit your application to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Nu Chapter, Scholarship and Awards Committee is December 1. You can find more information and the application on OnQ under B.Ed. >> Awards >> Margaret Craig Education Award
|OMLTA Helen G. Mitchell Award||
This award is granted annually by the Ontario Modern Language Teachers Association (OMLTA) to honour students graduating from a pre-service Modern Language program in Ontario Faculties of Education. The candidate must exemplify the attributes of a potentially outstanding Classical/FSL/International Language teacher. Nominations must only be submitted by the language instructor at the Faculty of Education; no applications are required from teacher candidates.
Students currently registered at Queen's University in the Faculty of Education may be nominated for the following graduation awards.
|A. Lorne Cassidy Award||Awarded to the graduating student who best displays outstanding talents and interests in the education of exceptional children during their program of study at the Faculty of Education.|
|Chiltern Way Academy Scholarship||The Chiltern Way Academy Scholarship in Exceptional Education is awarded to the graduating student on the basis of academic excellence in Exceptional Education.|
|L.W. Copp Award||Awarded to the student graduating from the Primary-Junior stream with high overall achievement and who demonstrates the qualities of an exemplary primary educator.|
|Frank J. Fowler Award||Awarded to the student graduating from the Primary-Junior stream who best demonstrates the qualities of an exemplary primary educator.|
|D. E. Loney Prize||Awarded to the graduating Technological Education student who has shown the most outstanding qualities of character and scholarship and demonstrated potential as a teacher.|
|Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) Scholarships||Awarded to the graduating student who has demonstrated academic excellence in one or more of the courses preparing candidates to teach in Ontario Roman Catholic Schools: EDST 456, A Study of the Religious Education Program in the Roman Catholic Schools of Ontario; FOUN 416, Catholic Education.|
|John Deakin Buckley Walton Excellence in Student Teaching Award||Awarded to the student graduating in the Intermediate-Secondary stream or Technological Education who has demonstrated excellence in student teaching.|
|John Watson Award||Awarded to the graduating student in the Primary-Junior stream who has demonstrated excellence in student teaching.|