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Application-Based Awards

Applications for Faculty of Education Awards are CLOSED!

Take note that Personal Statements must be:

1 page in length

at least 12-point font!

Eligibility 

Please note the following program/year conditions for applying for each award. Other preferences (e.g. involvement in certain initiatives) may also apply; see below for Awards' full descriptions.

AWARD CONDITION(S) LETTER OF REFERENCE
REQUIRED?
Chantal Malard Memorial Prize (Graduation Award) Will be graduating at the end of the current academic year (e.g. spring convocation) Yes
Colwyn and Jean Rich Foundation Scholarship in Honour of James A. Robb, Q.C. Completed at least one year in the B.Ed. Secondary program No
Jack Schoel / Dr. & Mrs. Hirsh Rosenfeld Scholarships in Jewish Education Completed one or more approved Jewish Studies course(s) Yes
John Chomay Award Entering final year of the B.Ed. Physical Education program (going into Year 4) or the B.Sc. Kinesiology program (going into Year 3) No
Walter A. & K. Mary Marsh Scholarships in the Faculty of Education Completed at least one year of a B.Ed. program No
MTL/QC Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Prize in Education Completed second year of a degree program in the Faculty of Education Yes

 


    Chantal Malard Memorial Prize (Graduation Award)

    Established in 1997 by the Education Undergraduate Society in memory of Chantal Malard, a former Education student. Awarded to a student who has demonstrated artistic ability, leadership qualities, and involvement in volunteer activities while maintaining a high academic standing (e.g. at least 3.50 CGPA).

    In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

    • How have you demonstrated artistic/creative abilities in the past year?
    • How have you demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in the past year?
    • How do you volunteer/participate in your community in the past year?

     

    Colwyn and Jean Rich Foundation Scholarship in Honour of James A. Robb, Q.C.

    Established in 1999 by the Colwyn and Jean Rich Foundation in honour of James A. Robb, Q.C., B.C.L. 1954, graduate and friend of McGill University. Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement to a student who has completed at least one year of full-time study in the B.Ed. Secondary program. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership.

    In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

    • Your academic achievements at McGill in the past year
    • Your demonstrated leadership skills in the past year (e.g. volunteerism, extracurricular activities, athletics, etc.)

     

        Jack Schoel/Dr. & Mrs. Hirsh Rosenfeld Scholarships in Jewish Education 

        Established in 1986 to commemorate an act of kindness by Sir Edward Beatty, then Chancellor of McGill University. Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student(s) on the basis of high academic achievement, sustained engagement with youth via regular involvement or leadership in Jewish educational programs, and completion of one or more approved Jewish Studies courses. Awarded by the Faculty of Education's Committee on Student Affairs on the recommendation of the Coordinator of the Jewish Education Programs. 

        Approved courses: Any JWST course, EDER 320, EDER 318, EDER 319, EDER 252, EDER 401, HIST 207, HIST 219, HIST 307, HIST 427, HIST 477, and or SOCI 327.

        In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

        • Your sustained engagement with youth via regular involvement or leadership in Jewish educational programs in the past year; such activities can be paid/unpaid but should emphasize the key component of Jewish education (e.g. instructing on Jewish religion, culture, history, language, etc.)

         

        John Chomay Award 

        Established by friends, colleagues and former students in honour of Professor John Chomay, a member of the Department of Physical Education from 1969 to 1990. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and participation in student athletics, to a student entering the final year of either the Physical Education or Kinesiology program, with a preference to members of intercollegiate sport teams. 

        In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

        • Your academic achievements at McGill in the past year
        • Your athletic achievements at McGill (or elsewhere, if non-intercollegiate team) in the past year

         

        MTL/QC Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Prize in Education 

        Established in 2003 by the Montreal/Quebec Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa for undergraduate students completing their second year (i.e. currently a Year 2) of a degree program in the Faculty of Education, with a preference for Quebec residents involved in extracurricular activities.

        In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

        • Your involvement in extracurricular activities (e.g. volunteerism, athletics, university groups, etc.) in the past year

         

          Walter A. & K. Mary Marsh Scholarships in the Faculty of Education 

          Established in 2009 by K. Mary Marsh in memory of her husband, Walter A. Marsh, for outstanding undergraduate students in the Faculty of Education who have completed at least one year of the B.Ed. program (i.e. by the end of the current year) and who have demonstrated leadership qualities.

          In your Personal Statement, outline your eligibility for the award, based on the following criteria:

          • One (or more) succinct example(s) of how you have demonstrated leadership in your student teaching, or in a McGill course project, or as a volunteer related to education and youth, or as part of an extracurricular activity related to education and youth in the past year
          • Your plans for the coming year and how they reflect leadership

           

           

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