Ruth and Eber Pollard, former President and Treasurer of the Guelph Historical Society from 1972 to 1993, founded the society. This prize will be given to a student who exhibits a strong interest in Canadian history as well as continued participation in exercise, wellness, or athletics.
The University of Guelph will grant one $1,000 award in the fall, and the recipient must be registered.
Guelph University is a comprehensive public research institution located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1964 as a merger of the Ontario Agricultural College (1874), the MacDonald Institute (1903), and the Ontario Veterinary College (1922), and has since expanded to a student body of about 30,000 (including those at the university level).
The faculty at the University of Guelph hold 23 Canada Research Chair positions in the research areas of natural sciences, engineering, health sciences and social sciences. Academic achievements include the first scientific validation of water on Mars, Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer(APXS) on board the Curiosity rover, and the Barcode of Life project for species identification.
Eligibility criteria for the Ruth and Eber Pollard International Scholarship
- Applicants can be Canadian-PR-PP or Non-Canadian-PR-PP.
- Applicants must meet international admission requirements for Undergraduate Programs to study at the university.
- Applicants must meet English Proficiency Requirements for Undergraduate Programs at the University of Guelph.
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award: $1,000
Number of Awards: 1
Method of Application: Applicants must have to take admission in an undergraduate program at the University. After that, applicants must apply by May 15 to the department of History with a letter of up to two pages outlining academic credentials in History and ongoing commitment to exercise and wellness.
Application Deadline: 15 May 2023.