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Stan Michael Lawlor Memorial Award in History Of Nipissing University - 2019 Tuition Fees Waiver

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Stan Michael Lawlor Memorial Award in History


Established to honour the life of Stan Michael Lawlor. It recognizes his dedication and desire to encourage and promote History studies at the graduate level. It is presented to a deserving, graduating student in History at Nipissing University who plans to pursue graduate History studies in the following year, either through Nipissing University or elsewhere.

The recipient must demonstrate enthusiasm for history through his/her undergraduate studies at Nipissing University, both inside and outside the classroom. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need and be a resident of Ontario as defined by OSAP. Students are nominated by their department.

Faculty of Arts and Science
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.