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SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND MEDALS IN THE B.Sc. (Arch.) PROGRAM
Please note that all students are considered for the Scholarships and Awards offered by the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture. There is usually no need to apply separately.
This list does not include other scholarships given by the Faculty of Engineering, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or University entrance scholarships. A complete listing may be found in the Undergraduate Scholarship and Awards calendar
Entrance scholarships are awarded on a merit basis to one or more students entering the undergraduate program.
Sheila Baillie Scholarships in Architecture
Established in 2001 by Gerald Hatch, B.Eng. 1944, and Sheila Baillie, B.Arch. 1946, in celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Baillie's graduation from the School of Architecture. Awarded by the University Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid to outstanding students entering the B.Sc. (Arch.) program. While academic standing is of primary importance, the committee may also take account of qualities of leadership in community and/or school activities. Value: minimum $5,000 each; renewable up to three times.
In Course Awards
In Course awards are given to one of more students after the completion of their first year of study.
Maureen Anderson Prize in Architecture
Established in 1995 by faculty, staff and students to honour the dedicated service of Maureen Anderson, a staff member from 1960-1995. Two prizes are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture on the basis of course work judged to be of high merit and superior written quality. Selection will be made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture. Value: $400 each.
The Sheila Baillie Hatch Prize
"Established in 2004 with a gift from Heather Munroe-Blum and Leonard Solomon-Blum, and additional funding from the University and the School of Architecture, the Sheila Baillie Hatch Prize is awarded by the Director of the School of Architecture to a student completing the first year of the undergraduate program in recognition of a special contribution to the academic or non-academic life of the School." Value: $300.
Pekka H. M. Erkkilä Scholarship
Established in 2009 by Sylva Jurney, in honour of her husband, Pekka H. M. Erkkilä, B.Sc.(Arch.) 1970, B.Arch. 1973. Awarded by the Dean of Engineering on the recommendation of the School of Architecture to outstanding students who have completed at least one year of the undergraduate program. Preference will be given to students from Finland and Argentina.
Favretto Scholarship in Architecture
Established in 1992 through the generosity of Angelo Favretto, B.Arch. 1947, to provide scholarships for students having completed at least one year and continuing in an undergraduate degree program in Architecture. Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement and performance in projects, by the School of Architecture. The scholarship may be renewed on the same basis at the discretion of the School. Value: $2,000.
David Griffiths Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1985 in memory of David Griffiths (1963-1984) by his friends, family and classmates in the School of Architecture. Awarded annually to a student who has completed first year architecture with high academic standing and who has participated and shown leadership in community affairs. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Architecture. Note: students are invited to apply for the scholarship. Value: $550.
Minicucci Sketching School Bursary
Established in 2016 by Lidia Minicucci, BSc(Arch) 1985, BArch 1986, in appreciation of the breadth and quality of the education she received at McGill, and in recognition of her enjoyment of Sketching School, for undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering who attend Sketching School in order to complete the Architectural Sketching course or the Field Sketching course. Awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office on the basis of financial need and good academic standing. Value: varies.
Murdoch Laing Prize
For the design of a medium cost city house, established by the late Mrs. Florence B. Laing in memory of her son (formerly a student in the School of Architecture) who was killed at Courcelette in 1916 while serving with the 24th Canadian Infantry Battalion. Awarded in a competition during the summer following completion of course ARCH 304. Value: $1,300.
Wilfred Onions Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Wilfred Onions, B.Arch. 1932, by family, friends and fellow graduates in Bermuda. This prize commemorates his passion for sketching and life-long commitment to the profession of architecture, and is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best single work in the Sketching School. Value: $200.
Prix de la Fondation Habitat '67
Awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Architecture who has demonstrated excellence in housing design in the second year. Selection is made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture. Value: $600.
Philip J. Turner Prize
Presented by A.B. Darbyson, B.Arch. 1915, to the student in the School of Architecture obtaining the highest standing in Design and Construction 2. Value: $450.
Stuart A. Wilson Memorial Prize
Established in 1991 in memory of Stuart Anthony Wilson by family, friends and colleagues. Stuart Wilson graduated from the School of Architecture in 1943 and taught here from 1948 to 1991. The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best portfolio of work in the annual Sketching School. Value: $150.
Clifford C.F. Wong Scholarships
Two scholarships endowed in 1981 by Clifford Wong, B.Arch. 1960. For undergraduate students having completed second year with high academic standing and who have demonstrated leadership, either academic or otherwise, during the first two years of study. Awarded on the recommendation of the School of Architecture. Value: $1,000 each.
The Word Bookstore Prize
Established in 2004, The Word Bookstore prize recognizes the student with the highest standing in the course ARCH 355, History of Architecture 4.
Travel Scholarships are awarded to facilitate students' ability to be mobile and learn from a wide range of environments.
Class of '79 Travelling Scholarship
Established in 2004 with a gift from the B.Arch. Class of 1979, the Class of ’79 Travelling Scholarship is awarded by the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program to support participation in a student exchange program. Any student in Architecture who has completed first year and who has been accepted for an exchange program during the subsequent academic year may apply for this scholarship. Value: $900.
Gluskin-Sheff Travelling Scholarships
Established with a donation from Gluskin-Sheff Associates Inc. of Toronto, Ontario (Gerald Sheff, B.Arch. 1964) to assist undergraduate students in participating in exchange programs at Schools of Architecture that have a formal exchange agreement with McGill University. Awarded by a committee of staff at the School of Architecture. Note: students are invited to apply. Value: minimum $3,000 each
Radoslav Zuk Travel Award in Architecture
Established in 2015 by Michel Broz, B.Sc.(Arch.) 1985, B.Arch. 1987, to honour the teaching career of Emeritus Professor Radoslav Zuk, B.Arch. 1956, in recognition of his important contributions to the quality of teaching by stimulating curiosity through travel and by demanding intellectual rigour at all times. The award will support one or more students in the School of Architecture undertaking an exchange semester at a university outside of Canada and recognized by the Student Exchange & Study Abroad Office. Any student in the professional program in Architecture who will have completed 1st year by April 30, and who has been accepted for an exchange program during the following academic year, may apply for this scholarship. Value: approx. $1,300.
Graduating students receive these awards if they meet the established criteria.
John Bland Scholarship in Architecture
Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Professor John Bland, Director of the School of Architecture from 1941 to 1972. Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a graduating student to support work in China. Value: approx. $4,500.
Peter Collins Prize
A book prize, donated by the Canadian Centre for Architecture Bookstore, awarded to the student in the School of Architecture obtaining the highest standing in the area of architectural history. Awarded by the School of Architecture Scholarships Committee.
The Derek Drummond Award in Architecture
Established in 2004 by Professor Derek Drummond’s friends and colleagues, the McGill Alumni Association, and the University, in recognition of his service to the University as Vice-Principal (Development and Alumni Relations), 1996-2003, the Derek Drummond Award in Architecture is awarded by the Director of the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program who has made an outstanding contribution to extracurricular activities. Value: $2,500.
Karl Fischer Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Pamela and Karl Fischer (B.Arch. 1972). Awarded by the School of Architecture to a student graduating with the B.Sc. (Arch.) degree who has demonstrated excellence in the development of pragmatic solutions to architectural problems. Value: $4,000.
McGill Alumnae Society Prizes
Two prizes presented upon graduation to distinguished students for excellence and high academic standing. Preference given to women students. One prize is available for a student in Engineering and the other for a student in Architecture. Value: $150 each.
Louis Robertson Prize
Founded by Mr. and Mrs. John A. Robertson, in memory of their son, John Louis Armour Robertson, who was killed in World War I on July 18, 1916. A book prize awarded for excellence in architectural history to a student in the School of Architecture.