Summary: ATTENTION FINAL YEAR MARINE HONOURS STUDENTS
Vemco Scholarship in Marine Biology
Deadline for Applications to Pat Collins, Biology Department; September 26, 2011
The company Amirix Systems Inc., created a fund in July 2007 to award a Vemco
Scholarship worth $2,500 in the fall of each year, starting in 2008 and ending in 2013.
The terms of the scholarship are:
1. To provide a scholarship to a student entering the final year of Marine Biology.
Students can be in Marine Co-op as well but must be in honours.
2. The recipient of the scholarship will have demonstrated significant academic
achievement. This will be determined from students' GPAs in their upper level
(>1000) Biology/Marine classes. Only students with a minimum of a 3.3 (B+) GPA
in these classes should consider applying.
3. The recipient will also have demonstrated extracurricular involvement including any
of the following: athletics, fine arts, student body involvement and/or volunteer work
in the community. Applicants will be required to submit a letter to the
Honours/Undergraduate Awards Committee highlighting their extracurricular
activities. The Committee will then select student with the top GPA who also
satisfies the extracurricular terms.
Submit to Pat Collins, Biology Department, by September 26, 2011:
1. A letter highlighting your relevant extracurricular activities and why you feel you