Established by Michener Faculty in 2002 and named in memory of Ron Bentley, a former member of Michener’s faculty, this award is presented to a student in their final year who has shown academic improvement over the course of their didactic studies. The recipient of the award is nominated by Michener faculty.
Program(s): All Advanced Diploma Programs
Title: Ron Bentley Memorial Faculty Scholarship
Term Status: Final Term
Residency Requirements: Ontario resident. Canadian Citizen (or PR or PP).
OTSS Funded**: Yes
Demonstrated Financial Need*: Yes
Criteria 1: Shown academic improvement over the course of his/her studies from September to July while at The Michener Institute.
Criteria 2: Successfully passed all courses at the time of application.
Criteria 3: Obtained a positive professional performance appraisal or demonstrated significant improvement in his/her appraisal.
Minimum GPA: N/A
Type of Application: Nomination (Faculty)
Application Requirements: N/A
Nomination/Reference Requirements: Faculty provides letter of recommendation outlining how student met criteria (including steps taken by student). A second faculty member will co-sign the letter in support of the nomination.
Selection Made By: Scholarship & Awards Committee
Award Value: $1000
Number of Awards: 1
*If the Scholarship, Award or Named Bursary indicates “Yes” to “OTSS Funded” and/or “Demonstrated Financial Need”, have your income and expense information handy to enter on page 2 of the online application.
**Michener established various endowed Awards through generous donor contributions that were matched by the provincial government’s Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). The income generated from these endowments is used to support Awards for Michener students who are Canadian citizens (or permanent residents or protected persons), who are residents of Ontario (student has lived in Ontario for at least 12 consecutive months up to the beginning of full-time post-secondary study).