Established by Ruth and Eber Pollard, former President and Treasurer, respectively, of the Guelph Historical Society, the Ruth and Eber Pollard International Scholarship recognizes students with a passion for Canadian History and ongoing involvement in exercise, wellness, or athletics. The University of Guelph will award one scholarship of $1,000 to be distributed in the fall, provided the recipient is enrolled in their program.
About the University of Guelph
The University of Guelph is a comprehensive public research university located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1964, the institution has grown to an enrolment of almost 30,000 students, including those at the Humber campus, Ridgetown campus, and part-time students.
The university offers 94 undergraduate degrees, 48 graduate programs, and 6 associate degrees in a variety of disciplines and employs 830 full-time faculty members as of fall 2019.
Faculty at the University of Guelph hold 23 Canada Research Chair positions in the areas of natural sciences, engineering, health sciences, and social sciences. The university is home to several notable academic achievements, including the first scientific validation of water on Mars and the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) on board the Curiosity Rover.
The Ruth and Eber Pollard International Scholarship is open to both Canadian-PR-PP and Non-Canadian-PR-PP students who meet international admission requirements for undergraduate programs at the University of Guelph and have the necessary English proficiency.
Value of Award: $1,000
To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must first take Admission in an undergraduate program at the University of Guelph. Then, by May 15, they must apply to the Department of History with a letter of up to two pages outlining their academic credentials in History and ongoing commitment to exercise and wellness.
Application Deadline: 15 May 2023.
The Ruth and Eber Pollard International Scholarship is now open for applications for the 2023 session. This scholarship offers a chance for international students to receive financial support for their studies. Click below to apply now and take the first step towards realizing your dreams!