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Ron Marleau Memorial Award Of Nipissing University - 2019 Tuition Fees Waiver

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Scholarship Details

Ron Marleau Memorial Award


Established to honour the life Ron Marleau. This award recognizes his leadership and dedication to advocating for others. The award is presented to a full-time upper-year student, with preference to a student majoring in Gender Equality and Social Justice. The recipient must have a strong academic record and have made contributions to improve and promote employment equity, human rights, social justice, diversity, or accessibility at the University or in the community. Apply on the Web Bursary application available on Web Advisor October 1. Deadline: 4:00 pm November 1.

Faculty of Arts and Science
Gender Equality and Social Justice
Upper Year
University Description
The roots of Nipissing University date back to 1947, when residents of North Bay formed a committee with the goal of establishing a university within the city. The 1958 Northeastern University Committee continued their efforts in the following years. By 1960, Northeastern University was established[4] and for a short time in 1960-61, the institution offered first year university courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce in facilities provided by a local Catholic boys' high school. However, Northeastern University's application to the Ontario Ministry of Education for a degree-granting university charter was denied on February 28, 1961, and the classes ended shortly thereafter.