McGill Newsroom Gift expands scholarship program at McGill with $3.5 million gift $3.5 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh, will make a major contribution to the field of brain research at the University and provide expanded support to the Victor Dahdaleh-Clinton Foundation Scholarship program.
Canadian business students have opportunities to study abroad, but financial barriers sometimes get in the way of pursuing an international experience. With that in mind, HSBC Bank Canada this week announced financial support for 60 business students from 10 Canadian schools over the next three years to spend a semester abroad as part of their undergraduate degree.
John Buck, Jazz Drums, BMus'18, was named the recipient of the first Lou Williamson Jazz Award yesterday in a ceremony held at the Schulich School of Music. This award was established in 2015 by Chris and Eve Millington in memory of the gifted jazz percussionist Lou Williamson . Williamson was a former McGill instructor and was also a highly respected music administrator.
Ontario high school students Alexander Deans and Aditya Mohan have been named McGill University’s most recent recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.
The Faculty of Education is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students. The deadline for all applications is April 1st, 2015. Eligible undergrad students in the Faculty of Education are now invited to apply for in-course and graduation scholarships. In order to be considered eligible, students must meet the following criteria, in addition to any award specific criteria:
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School of Information Studies Master's student Rebecca Nieto, who specializes in Archival Studies, receives international award
Rebecca Nieto, a student in the McGill School of Information Studies Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, is a 2014 recipient of the Mosaic Scholarship given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The Mosaic Scholarship provides funding to students who demonstrate potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.
MD/MBA student Samuel Waserman is the recipient of the HRF Healthcare Management Scholarship. He received the top score based on the evaluation conducted by the HRF Scientific Advisory Council. The HRF is proud to support the brightest and most talented young minds in Canada to become future scientists and health care leaders with the tools to contribute to the innovative health care system of tomorrow. More information about the HRF can be found at: www.hrf-frs.com.
In an event last week at the Desautels Faculty of Management, Laurentian Bank President and CEO, Réjean Robitaille announced his bank’s support of the Faculty via a donation of $200,000 over 10 years. More specifically, the donation consists of six Laurentian Bank Bursaries to be awarded to undergraduate students and two Laurentian Bank Leadership Prizes to MBA students. By the end of Laurentian Bank’s philanthropic commitment, a total of 80 grants will have been presented to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.