Scholarships and Awards

In the case of discrepancies between information presented on these web pages and the printed calendar, the printed calendar shall be taken as containing the correct information. Please see the Senate Office Scholarships & Bursaries page for a listing of other awards for which students may be eligible.

Brandon Clinic Scholarship in First Year Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $500
Provided by members of the Brandon Clinic for First Year Psychology.

Brandon Clinic Scholarship in Second Year Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $500
Provided by members of the Brandon Clinic for Second Year Psychology.

G.F. MacDowell Graduate Scholarship in Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $750
Provided by the estate of G.F. MacDowell, Professor Emeritus. To be awarded to a student graduating with a major in Psychology who is proceeding to a graduate program in Psychology. Selection will be based on the candidates’ academic record and contributions to academic and student activities in the Department of Psychology.

G.F. MacDowell Scholarship in Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $650
Provided by the estate of G.F. MacDowell, Professor Emeritus. To be awarded to a third year student majoring in Psychology who is proceeding to the fourth year Honours program in Psychology. Selection will be based on the candidate’s academic record and contributions to academic and student activities in the Department of Psychology.

Harold Vidal Scholarship in Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $1500
To be awarded to a major in Psychology who is proceeding to third year and who has a gpa of at least 3.0 in ALL Psychology courses including 82:251 Fundamentals of Psychological Research II.

Helen C. Riesberry Scholarship in Social Sciences

Awards: 1; Value: $675. Matched by Government of Manitoba.
Funded by donations from friends, colleagues, board and staff, upon the retirement of Helen C. Riesberry from the Children’s Aid Society of Western Manitoba. To be awarded to a Psychology or Sociology student proceeding to third or fourth year.

Paul Henry Harris Memorial Scholarship in Psychology

Awards: 1; Value: $260
Provided by Lillian and the late Russel Harris in memory of their son, Paul Henry Harris. To be awarded to the student who receives the highest mark in 82:161 General Psychology, but is not awarded the Brandon Clinic Scholarship for 82:160 plus either 82:161 or 82:274 and who is continuing studies.

Psychology Society Award

Awards: 1; Value: $100
Sponsored by the Psychology Society of Brandon University. Awarded annually to a student who is a declared Psychology major. The recipient should be one who has demonstrated a diligent approach to academic studies and has given service in the community. Such service refers to volunteer or job related involvement in Social Services and/or involvement in community organizations. The student must also meet the following requirements:

  • completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Psychology;
  • presently enrolled in 18 or more credit hours of study and will be enroling in at least 18 credit hours in the following year;
  • meet minimum g.p.a. requirements of 2.5;
  • apply for the award on forms available at the Scholarship Office or at the Psychology Department.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Shannon Gadbois
Department of Psychology
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 6A9

Telephone: (204) 727-7306
Fax: (204) 728-7346
Email: gadbois@brandonu.ca