Students enrolled in Medieval Studies courses or who major in Medieval Studies may have access to the following scholarships and awards. Please note that these awards are offered by the departments and institutions which contribute to Medieval Studies. Students seeking information on these prizes are strongly urged to verify their details with the host department or institution. To help with this task, the awards listed below are sorted according to the department or institution which offers them.
Department of Classical Studies
- The Classical Studies Essay Prize
- The D.C. Mackenzie Prize in Latin
- Cathy Jane Harrison Award
- Classical Studies Companion Prize
- Classical Studies Prize in Roman History
- Elwin N. Neuru MD Senior Latin Award
- Bessie Elnora Cleary Award
Department of English
Department of French
- The Jeanne La France Bursary
- Ambassador of Switzerland Book Prize
- Consul General de France Book Prize
St. Jerome's University
The Department offers an annual prize of $100 for the best essay submitted in any course during the academic year. The top essays will also be entered in the national competition sponsored by the Classical Association of Canada.
The Department offers an annual prize of $100 to the student who displays the highest excellence in Latin 102, 201 or 202. To be
eligible for this prize, a student must enroll in a further Latin course at the University.
This award has been established by Classical Studies in honour of Cathy Jane Harrison, BA Hons 1999, winner of the Governor
General's Silver Medal. It is presented, normally on an annual
basis, to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in one or both of the classical languages and literatures.
A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the student or students who have done most for other Classical Studies students as well for themselves to enhance their formal learning experience.
A prize of $100 is awarded annually to the Classical Studies major obtaining the highest mark in Classical Studies 252.
A prize of $250 to be awarded annually to the Honours Classical or Medieval Studies student obtaining the highest average in a
minimum of two 300 level Latin courses in the third year of
A prize of $250 to be awarded annually to the Classical or
Medieval Studies student going to an accredited Teachers' College and with the highest academic mark. Preference is given to
students applying to a Teachers' College in Ontario and who
intend to teach at the Primary level.
Please contact the Department of English for information on the following awards:
This award goes to the year's outstanding essay on Shakespeare. Essays are evaluated by one judge and the prize is valued at $100.
Awarded to the best essay submitted to a 300 or 400-level
Literature class in calendar 2004 by an English major. Essays are evaluated by two judges and the prize is valued at $500.
This bursary is awarded in honour of Professor Jeanne La France, who taught French-Canadian Literature at Waterloo from 1966 to 1979. Eligible for the award are students entering their fourth year of a degree with French as a single or joint specialization, and who have an average of at least 83%. The eligible student will be
chosen by the Undergraduate Committee.
A prize of books is awarded by the Swiss Ambassador. Normally a student in the second or third year will be nominated for the Prize. Nominations are made by the Undergraduate Committee.
A prize of books is awarded by the Consul General. Normally a student in the second or third year will be nominated for the prize.
Nominations are made by the Undergraduate Committee.
A book prize, valued at $100, is awarded at the end of every
academic year for the best essay written on a medieval topic by a student enrolled in a course taught at St. Jerome's. Instructors of medieval courses submit the best essays for consideration to a panel of experts. The panel meets in April to determine the
winner. This award is available to students registered at both St. Jerome's and the University of Waterloo.
A prize of $100 is awarded annually to a new major in Medieval Studies. The prize is awarded to a student who demonstrates
excellence in their medieval course work in the year they declare Medieval Studies as their major. Students registered at St.
Jerome's University, Renison University College, and the University of Waterloo are eligible for this prize.
This scholarship is presented in memory of Marie Hagler, a former staff member at St. Jerome's College. It is awarded annually to women who have demonstrated academic achievement and who are registered at St. Jerome's in an Arts program such as Medieval Studies.
Provided annually to students registered at St. Jerome's and in their graduating year who have demonstrated consistent
academic excellence and contribution to the St. Jerome's
This scholarship was established in recognition of the late
Reverend Dr. C.L. Siegfried, C.R., President from 1948 to 1953, 1955 to 1965, and 1972 to 1979. It is awarded annually to a
student registered at St. Jerome's who is entering the fourth year of an SJU Honours program who best demonstrates the academic achievement Fr. Siegfried consistently encouraged.
A scholarship, valued at $1,000.00 is awarded annually to an
outstanding undergraduate student registered at St. Jerome's
University. This fund was made possible by a donation from St.
Jerome's graduate Wayland Chau (BMath '96).