PACS Scholarship Application

Thanks to generous donors to Conrad Grebel University College and the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program, there are funds available annually to support PACS students who are making outstanding contributions to the program through scholarly achievement, research, and/or leadership in peace-related activities and on-campus student life.

Application Instructions:

  • Complete the online application to be considered for a Peace and Conflict Studies award(s)
  • Apply for more than one scholarship if you meet the criteria.

NOTE: Your transcript report will be reviewed by the PACS department for award applications that have scholastic ability in the criteria. There is no need to include a print-out of this, but please be aware that it will be reviewed once you apply.

If you have any questions, please contact Ndagire Brendah

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Personal Information
Academic Program Information
List all PACS courses you have taken, or are currently enrolled in
Please include: Name of award, term, and year received.
PACS Scholarships & Bursaries
Read the award criteria carefully.

Name of Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria

Award Amount

Becky Frey Student Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the PACS program who has demonstrated financial need and scholastic abilities.

  1. Term 2A or above;
  2. Enrolled in a PACS Plan (Major or Minor);
  3. Demonstrated Financial Need;
  4. Demonstrated Scholastic Ability;
  5. Grebel Residents MAY be given priority

Approx. $1,000

Up to two awards available

Elliot I. McLoughry Fund Scholarship

Annual scholarships are awarded to PACS students who are making outstanding contributions to the PACS program through scholarly achievement in courses or research, and or leadership in student peace organizations.

  1. Enrolled in a PACS Plan or Concentration;
  2. Demonstrated scholastic ability;
  3. Demonstrated Leadership in PACS related concerns.

Approx. $500

One award available

Lina Wohlgemut Bursary

The purpose of this bursary is to encourage and support students from Third World and developing countries who expect to return to their home country to serve/work there, or students interested in service in the Third World or Developing countries.

Demonstrated fulfillment of at least one of the bursary criteria in order of priority:

  • Developing World student in PACS planning to return to his/her home country;
  • Developing World student at Grebel planning to return to his/her home country;
  • Student interested in service in the Developing World;
  • Student interested in service within the context of the Christian Church.

Approx. $1,000

Up to two awards available

Mary and Walter Hougham PACS Award

The award will provide financial support for students studying PACS at Conrad Grebel University College who have demonstrated financial need.

  1. Students enrolled in the PACS program (major, minor or diploma);
  2. Students who have financial need and qualify for OSAP;
  3. Demonstrated involvement in and commitment to the PACS program.

Approx. $1,500

Up to three awards available

Peter C. and Elisabeth Williams Memorial Fund Scholarship

This award supports the scholarly and field study work of students in the PACS program who promote peace and peaceful relations between people and nations.  Recipients must be students who are contributing to the PACS program through scholarly achievement in courses or field work.

  1. Enrolled in a PACS plan;
  2. Demonstrated scholastic ability and commitment to peace and peacemaking.

Approx. $500

William Dick PACS Field Study Award

This award supports and promotes the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) Field Study program among students at Conrad Grebel University College (CGUC) and those pursuing studies at University of Waterloo. Financial support for students will also aid the work of the agencies for which they volunteer.

  1. Students pursuing a PACS concentration.
  2. Students accepted for PACS Field Study program and placement with a non-governmental organization that does not provide adequate funding.
  3. Students holding at least an upcoming one term residence contract at the college, with consideration given to students who have had at least 2 previous terms in residence, may be given priority.
  4. Students with financial need may be given priority.

Awards vary between $500 to $3,000 depending on the type and location of the internship.

The Vic and Rita Krueger Family PACS Award

This award supports first-year students intending to major in PACS, who qualify for OSAP and demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of the PACS program.

Recipients will be chosen giving preference to the following criteria:

  • Students enrolled in a PACS core course.
  • Students intending to pursue a PACS major.
  • Students who qualify for OSAP funding.
  • Students who demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of the PACS program (through a letter of application that outlines personal experience in peace issues, study goals and long-term career aspirations).

Two awards of approximately $1,000.

I am applying for the following award(s) * (required)
Application document submission

In no more than 1000 words, explain why you are applying for the scholarship/award and how you meet the criteria. Include the following information:

  • Describe how you meet the criteria for each award you are applying for.
    • Make sure this section addresses all the criteria mentioned for each applicable award.
  • In some cases, information concerning students who are awarded a scholarship by Conrad Grebel University College will be shared with the award’s donor. Some of the details you share in this section (such as year and program, special interests, academic awards, student life activities, volunteer activities, etc.) may be shared with the donor.
* (required)
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx.
Financial Need
Optional Financial Need
In this section, if you wish for financial needs to be considered, select yes and explain the need below. If you provide this information, it will be kept confidential.
Are you eligible for OSAP?
Note: If OSAP eligibility is a requirement to receive an award, you must produce your OSAP document to Grebel Finance when you claim the award in the fall term.