Awards & Scholarships

Henry Bogal-Szot Fieldwork Award

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student registered in any degree program in the Department of  Anthropology who is participating in eligible fieldwork. Selection will be based on academic achievement. View the APPLICATION for details. The application deadline is early May each year.

Office of the Registrar

Scholarships and Awards are established and funded by individual donors, corporations, Faculties, Departments, and the governing body of the University of Western Ontario. Scholarships and Awards are awarded during the academic year based on the student's previous academic performance and current registration. Scholarship and Award recipients are issued T4A's in February for the previous taxation year. Registrars' Website

Gold Medal Award

A Gold Medal Award will be awarded to the eligible top academic achieving graduating student for each of the Anthropology honours modules. This includes the Honours Specialization in Anthropology and each of our four majors where students are registered in a double major degree program. Eligible recipients must have achieved: 1. an average of 80% or greater in the module with no grade less than 70% in each course of the module, 2. have no course grade of F, and 3. is awarded Dean's Honour List. This is also outlined in the Academic Calendar

Lee Guemple Award

Awarded to an outstanding student in fourth year of an Honours Bachelor degree with either an Honours Specialization in Anthropology or a double Major including Anthropology. Recipients of this award will be chosen by a committee consisting of the Chair of Anthropology and two Undergraduate Counsellors. Selection will be based on third-year grades, academic achievement, contribution to the Department and other recognized measures of excellence. This award is the result of a gift from Professor D. Lee Guemple
Value: 1 @ $1,600

Ollie C. Cameron Award

Awarded to the full-time fourth year student in an Honors Bachelor degree with either an Honours Specialization in Anthropology or a double Major including Anthropology, who was ranked highest in at least 3.0 senior courses of the Department of Anthropology taken concurrently in the third year of the program. At least 0.5 course of the 3.0 senior courses must be archaeology.
Value: 1 @ $300