Scholarships Prizes and Awards

General Information

Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP)

Officer cadets who are members of the Regular Officer Training Plan have their fees for the entire course paid by the Department of National Defence and, in addition, are entitled to pay and allowances prescribed by the Department. For more details, see the section on Admission Plans.

Scholarships awarded in recognition of academic merit may be retained under the Regular Officer Training Plan.

Reserve Entry Training Plan (RETP)

Officer cadets who are members of the Reserve Entry Training Plan are required to pay fees to defray part of the costs of the academic year. See the section on Admission Plans. Applicants under the Reserve Entry Training Plan may be eligible to apply for some scholarships and bursaries that are available to students at Canadian universities

Provincial Student Awards Programmes

Awards may be available under the terms of the above Programmes to those under the Reserve Entry Training Plan and, in some particular circumstances, under the Regular Officer Training Plan.

Information may be obtained from the Registrar's office.

Financial Assistance

Student Assistance Programs

To apply to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), you must fill out and submit an OSAP Application for Full-Time Students online available from the OSAP website.

OSAP is distributed twice a year. The first time (September) you will receive 60% of your entitlement. You will be receiving either a telephone call or an email to pick it up. The second time (January) you will receive he remaining 40%. It will normally be mailed to your permanent address during the winter break. If you forget to pick up your first loan or drop courses and neglect to tell OSAP, the second loan is not going to arrive! If it does not arrive, check with the Loan Office in January to find out why. If you don't take your loan document to the post office then you won't get any money. If you process your loan at the post office and after 2 weeks you still don't have any money, call the NSLC at: 1-888-815-4514.

Processing is handled by the National Student Loan representative who is on campus.

You can access most of your OSAP information, online, at the OSAP website.

OSAP Application Process

Verification

Information you provide in connection with your OSAP applications is subject to verification and audit by the ministry.

Income is verified with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) (If there is a discrepancy between the income you report to OSAP and the information received from the CRA, OSAP will reassess your application).

Third party application checks

Vehicles:

All vehicle and driver's licence information is verified with the Ministry of Transportation

Social Insurance Number and personal identification information:

Basic personal information is verified with the Social Insurance registry at Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD)

Credit history:

If you did not receive OSAP assistance last year, OSAP will perform a credit check

Continuation of Interest Free Status

If you have previous student loans and you plan to continue your studies but do not plan on applying for additional student assistance for the upcoming school year, you must ensure your previous loans are placed in interest-free status so that you do not have to repay the loans and interest while you are in school.

To maintain interest free status on your loans, you must complete the Continuation of Interest-Free Status/Confirmation of Enrolment form for both the Canada and Ontario portions of your loans.

The forms are available from the OSAP website and Financial Aid Offices of postsecondary institutions.

OSAP Appeal Board Process

Should your review request be denied by the Financial Aid Administrator you may appeal it to the OSAP Appeal Board.

You must make the appeal in writing and provide all necessary documentation to your Financial Aid Office.

Appeals are normally considered within 30 days of the Board receiving all required information.

You will be notified of the Board's decision in writing.

Requesting a Refund

Important note for OSAP students If you have withdrawn from courses since receiving your OSAP funding, and this has resulted in a credit on your student account, RMC is required to send all/part of the refund to the National Student Loan Centre where it will be applied to your outstanding student loans.

Contacts:

Your Financial Aid Officer at RMCC:

email: sophie.pépin@rmc.ca

Telephone: 1-613-541-6000 ext 6013

The National Student Loans Service Centre:

web: Canlearn or

Telephone: 1-888-815-4514

Student Assistance Programs (by Province or Territory)

Ontario:
Ontario Student Assistance Program
British Columbia:
StudentAidBC
Alberta:
Alberta Learning Information Service
Saskatchewan:
Student Financial Assistance (Sask)
Manitoba:
Manitoba Student Aid
Quebec:
Aide finacière aux études Québec
New Brunswick:
Student Financial Services (NB)
Newfoundland:
STUDENTAID
Nova Scotia:
Student Assistance
Prince Edward Island:
Student Financial Services (PEI)
Northwest Territories:
Student Financial Assistance (NWT)
Yukon:
Student Financial Assistance - SFA
Nunavut Territories:
Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students

Scholarships and Bursaries

General Scholarship Fund

Administered by Faculty Council, the General Scholarship Fund permits the introduction of new scholarships, bursaries and prizes, or the augmentation of existing awards. The Fund is made possible through contributions in memory of Ex-Cadets No. 5804 S.G. Esdaile and No. 5522 T.A. Spruston; gift of the late Mrs. Lilian Grier in memory of Ex-Cadet No. 599 Colonel Leroy Fraser Grant; and also through the kind generosity of Bull HN Information Systems Ltd.; Pyrolysis Systems Incorporated; and of Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the late Lieutenant-Colonel P.C. King.

The Leonard Foundation

Through the Leonard Foundation created by the late Lieutenant-Colonel Reuben Wells Leonard, RMC No. 87, financial awards are made available on the basis of need to provide assistance to students enrolled in undergraduate programmes. Preference in the selection of students for financial assistance is given to the sons and daughters of clergy, military personnel, school teachers, graduates of the Royal Military College of Canada, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada. The amounts of the awards will vary depending on the applicant's financial situation, but on average will be $1250 and may be renewed on re-application.

Dominion Cadetships

A Dominion Cadetship may be granted by the Minister of National Defence to a cadet who, being a member of the Reserve Force enters the initial year at the Royal Military College of Canada.

  1. The value of a Dominion Cadetship encompasses:
    1. the annual college fee for the First Year;
    2. the cost of single quarters and rations for the First and subsequent years; and
    3. the annual Recreation Club fee for the First and subsequent years.
  2. Not more than fifteen Dominion Cadetships may be granted in a college year.
  3. A candidate, to be eligible for a Dominion Cadetship, must meet the enrolment and academic standards for admission and be the child of a person who was killed, has died, or is severely incapacitated as a result of service in:
    1. the Canadian Forces, or
    2. the Canadian Merchant Marine, during hostilities.
  4. Application for a Dominion Cadetship shall be made in writing, giving full particulars of the candidate's eligibility under subparagraph c. and shall normally be forwarded by the first day of March to a Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre or Detachment.
  5. The final board of selection shall submit to the Minister of National Defence for approval a list of candidates recommended for Dominion Cadetships, in order of merit.
  6. A Dominion Cadetship is forfeited on failure of an academic year.

Prizes and Awards

General Information

Awards in which studies, academic standing, or academic proficiency is a qualification normally require that the year must have been clearly passed at the first attempt without conditions and with at least Second Class standing. The following annual awards may be won by students who meet the requirements as specified by the donors or as determined by the Faculty Council and approved by the Commandant.

Definitions:

For the purposes of Prizes and Awards, a cadet is defined as a student enrolled under either the Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP), the Reserve Entry Training Plan (RETP) or under the University Training Plan, Non-Commissioned Member (UTPNCM). "Student" includes "cadets" and officers enrolled under the Initial Baccalaureate Degree Program (IBDP).

Fourth Year

The Sword of Honour

The Sword of Honour is awarded to the ROTP/RETP cadet of the Graduating Class who best combines high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Department of National Defence Award of Merit

The Department of National Defence Award of Merit is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP cadet attaining highest standards in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Governor General's Silver Medal

The Governor General's Silver Medal is awarded to the student with the highest overall average in the Fourth Year of study at RMCC, on completion of an Honours or Engineering degree programme with First Class Distinction, provided that a four-year programme of study has been completed and that an overall average of at least A- has been recorded in Third Year. (Spring)

The Sword of Distinction for Leadership

The Sword of Distinction for Leadership is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP cadet who displays outstanding leadership through attaining the highest Cadet appointment of Cadet Wing Commander (CWC) in their graduating year. (Spring)

The Victor van der Smissen-Ridout Memorial Award

The Victor van der Smissen-Ridout Memorial Award is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP cadet deemed to stand highest morally, intellectually, and physically at the Royal Military College of Canada (based on a vote by the cadets). (Spring)

The MacArthur Leadership Award

The MacArthur Leadership Award is awarded to the cadet who demonstrates outstanding leadership performance based on General Douglas MacArthur’s credo of Duty-Honour-Country and potential for future service in the profession of arms. (Spring)

The Generalissimo Jose-Maria Morelos Sabre of Honour

The Generalissimo Jose-Maria Morelos Sabre of Honour is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP cadet who has demonstrated outstanding dedication and leadership in the attainment of the highest standards in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. The sword is donated annually by the United Mexican States Secretariat of National Defence. (Spring)

The Navy League of Canada Prize

The Navy League of Canada Prize is awarded to the best Sea Operations cadet (Maritime Surface and Sub-Surface or Maritime Engineering) in the graduating class, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Royal Canadian Artillery Association Prize

The Royal Canadian Artillery Association Prize is awarded to the best Combat Arms cadet (Armoured, Artillery, Infantry, Engineer) in the graduating class, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Air Force Association of Canada Award of Merit

The Air Force Association of Canada Award of Merit is awarded in alternate years (even) to the best Air Operations or Aerospace Controller graduating cadet, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Air Cadet League of Canada Award of Merit

The Air Cadet League of Canada Award of Merit is awarded in alternate years (odd) to the best Air Operations or Aerospace Controller cadet in the graduating year, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Commander Arturo Prat Leadership Award

The Commander Arturo Prat Leadership Award is awarded to the graduating naval cadet who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, moral values, performance, and potential for future service in the Profession of Arms. The award is sponsored by the Chilien Embassy. (Spring)

The UTPNCM Award of Merit

The UTPNCM Award of Merit is awarded to the graduating UTPNCM cadet attaining the highest standards of proficiency in the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Canadian Forces Engineering Prize

The Canadian Forces Engineering Prize is awarded to the best graduating cadet enrolled in the military occupations of Maritime Engineer, Combat Engineer, Signals, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Officer, Aerospace Engineer, Communications and Electronics Engineer, (Air), based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Military Support Award of Merit

The Military Support Award of Merit is awarded annually to the best cadet in the graduating class from the Logistics, Health Care Administration, Military Police Officer, or other military occupation of the Support Group, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. (Spring)

The Canadian Defence Academy Profession of Arms Award for Excellence in Military Professionalism (CDA)

The Canadian Defence Academy Profession of Arms Award for Excellence in Military Professionalism (CDA) is awarded to a Canadian Defence Academy student for demonstrating excellence in military professionalism, leadership and character, and who has consistently displayed the highest values of the Canadian Forces – Integrity, courage, academic achievement, fitness, loyalty, comradeship and commitment. (Spring)

The Gibson Medal - Graduating Year

The Gibson Medal – Graduating Year is presented in memory of 2569 Maj Desmond H. Gibson, ED and 805 Col The Honourable Colin W. Gibson, PC, MC, VD. It is presented to the top graduating student in the Faculty of Arts. (Spring)

The Stuart S. Barton Science Award

The Stuart S. Barton Science Award is awarded to the student who has maintained the highest overall academic average in the 4th year of an Honours Science program, provided this average is above 80%. This award was sponsored by Mrs. Ruth Barton in memory of the late Dr. Barton, a distinguished member of the RMC Chemistry Department. (Spring)

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Gold Medal For Academic Achievement

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Gold Medal For Academic Achievement is awarded each year to the engineering student with the highest academic standing in the final year. (Spring)

The Leinster Shield

The Leinster Shield is awarded to the ROTP/RETP squadron amassing the most points in the Commandant's Competition, with events involving military, athletic and academic prowess. After each event, the squadron leading in the competition flies its pennant from a designated flagstaff and takes the right-of-the-line position on parade. At year's end, the winning squadron will take the right-of-the-line on the Commissioning Parade. The position of right-of-the-line is traditionally a place of honour, as this was the unit that lead the Army into battle. The Leinster Shield was originally inaugurated in 1892 by the 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) for their inter-company challenge shield. The shield came to RMCC in 1922 when the Leinster Plate was entrusted to Canada on the disbanding of the Regiment. The Class of 1933 refurbished the Shield for use in the Commandant's Competition. (Spring)

The J. Douglas Young Sword of Excellence

The J. Douglas Young Sword of Excellence is awarded in conjunction with the Leinster Shield on Graduation Parade to the Cadet Squadron Leader (CSL) of the Squadron winning the Commandant's Competition. The sword will be carried by the CSL of the Squadron until the next graduation parade. The fall and winter term CSL of the winning squadron will receive a commemorative plaque for personal retention. The College Number of the CSLs will be engraved on the scabbard to permit a continuing record. The J. Douglas Young Sword of Excellence was donated by the Class of 1933 in memory of their Classmate #2360 John Douglas Young, who was killed in action on D-Day, 6 June 1944. (Spring)

The Major General John Arthur Stewart Trophy

The Major General John Arthur Stewart Trophy is awarded to the top Military Engineer cadet in his or her graduating year whose occupation classification is Engineer (MOC 24) or Construction Engineer (MOC 46). Sponsored by the Canadian Military Engineer Association, it is based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC.

The Duncan Sayre MacInnes Memorial Scholarship

The Duncan Sayre MacInnes Memorial Scholarship is awarded to the graduating cadet who is considered the most deserving of those who accept a regular commission in the military occupation of Aerospace Control Officer by reason of academic standing, character, and proficiency in occupational training. (Spring)

The W.M. Carleton Monk Memorial Scholarship

The W.M. Carleton Monk Memorial Scholarship is awarded to the graduating Reservist (RETP) Fourth Year cadet with the highest marks in academic subjects, provided attendance at a university following graduation. (Spring)

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award is awarded to the Graduating cadet in an Air Force cadet classification who obtains the highest academic marks. (Spring)

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Awards for Graduating Students

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Awards for Graduating Students is awarded annually in each of Honours Arts, Honours Science, and Engineering to the graduating UTPNCM cadet with Advanced Standing who, having First Class Distinction, stands highest of the graduating UTPNCMs in the course of study, provided that an overall average of Second Class Distinction without failures or conditions was maintained in the previous year. (Spring)

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Award

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Award is awarded annually to the UTPNCM cadet with Advanced Standing who stand highest among the Advanced Standing cadet, provided that the year has been clearly passed without condition and that an overall weighted average of A- or better, has been obtained in third Year of three-year (Pass) programme. (Spring)

The Harris-Bigelow Trophy

The Harris-Bigelow Trophy is awarded to the Fourth Year cadet who has displayed the best combination of academic and athletic ability throughout the entire course of study at RMCC. This trophy was given for annual competition by the Class of 1932 in memory of their classmates, No. 2039 T.W.E. Harris and No. 2021 J.G. Bigelow. (Spring)

The Toronto Branch RMCC Club Prize

The Toronto Branch RMCC Club Prize is awarded to the Fourth Year ROTP/RETP cadet who obtains the highest combined marks in Drill and Physical Education during the entire course of study at RMCC . (Spring)

Departmental Medals - Graduating Year

Departmental Medals - Graduating Year. A medal is awarded annually in each academic programme to the graduating student standing highest in the programme, providing an overall average of A- or better has been earned by the recipient. Recipients must have maintained a minimum overall average of B- or better without failures or conditions in the previous year of study. (Spring)

The Panet Cup

The Panet Cup is awarded to the graduating cadet who achieves the highest average score in all four years in the Spring RMCC Physical Fitness Test. (Spring)

The Fort St-Jean Chapter Prize

The Fort St-Jean Chapter Prize is awarded to the graduating cadet with the most improved second language profile since entry into RMCC while attaining a superior performance in the other components of the programme. (Spring)

The Padre W.A. Ferguson Shield of Duty

The Padre W.A. Ferguson Shield of Duty is awarded to the Officer Cadet who best exemplifies the qualities of civic duty that are the hallmark of an Ex-Cadet, through contributions to the College, the Club, and his/her community. (Spring)

The Robert Bradshaw Award

The Robert Bradshaw Award is awarded each year to the 4th year OCdt who has distinguished him/herself in the field of mentorship. (Spring)

The UTPNCM Drill and Physical Education Prize

The UTPNCM Drill and Physical Education Prize is awarded to the graduating UTPNCM cadet who has maintained, throughout the complete course of study, the highest standard in drill and physical education among those graduating. (Spring)

The Lieutenant-Colonel Leroy Fraser Grant Memorial Prize

The Lieutenant-Colonel Leroy Fraser Grant Memorial Prize is awarded in any year to the student of any year who, in open competition, submits the best original essay on an international topic other than Canada or the Commonwealth. (Spring/Fall)

The Class of '78 - Dr. Walter S. Avis UTPNCM Honour Shield

The Class of ‘78 - Dr. Walter S. Avis UTPNCM Honour Shield is presented annually to the UTPNCM graduate who has contributed most to the positive development of the UTPNCM squadron, during the entire time at RMCC as determined by a secret ballot of the members of the UTPNCM squadron. (Spring)

The Jack C. Sargant memorial Scholarship

The Jack C. Sargant memorial Scholarship is awarded in any year annually to a varsity athlete who demonstrates combined proficiency in academic standing, sportsmanship, leadership, and athletic ability. (Spring/Fall)

The Doreen and John Windsor Award

The Doreen and John Windsor Award is awarded annually to the student in the final year of study in Honours History or Military and Strategic Studies programs who demonstrated excellence in an area of Canadian or international history. (Spring)

The Society of Chemical Industry Award, Canadian Section

The Society of Chemical Industry Award, Canadian Section, is awarded to the graduating students who has the highest standing in the final year of the course in each of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, provided that the overall average is at least A- and that the course of study has been completed in, at most, the normal number of years. (Spring)

The A.C. Leonard Award

The A.C. Leonard Award is awarded annually by the Department of Mechanical Engineering to the Fourth Year project group judged by the faculty to have presented the best project in MEE471/GMF471. (Spring)

The Chikhani Award

The Chikhani Award is awarded annually to the fourth year project group in electrical and computer engineering deemed to have the best project by the members of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The prize is awarded in memory of Dr. Aziz Chikhani, PhD, PEng, former Dean of Engineering and Head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The winners receive the references required to prepare for the Practice of Professional Engineering exams. (Spring)

The W.C. Moffatt Aeronautical Engineering Award

The W.C. Moffatt Aeronautical Engineering Award is awarded to the student who contributed to a positive learning experience for his or her entire class not only through demonstrated academic excellence but also through sound leadership in the classroom and laboratories. The winner must have enhanced his or her intellectual achievements with maturity, creativity and a breadth of learning. The nominee is selected by a secret ballot of the students in the Aeronautical Engineering program. The nominee is confirmed by the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department faculty to have met the prize criteria. (Spring)

The J.F. Lott Award

The J.F. Lott Award is awarded annually by the Department of Civil Engineering to the student group judged to have presented the best Fourth Year design project. The award honours 06106 John Frederick Lott, twice a graduate from the Department. (Spring)

The R. Mann Award

The R. Mann Award is awarded annually by the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering to the Fourth Year students judged by the faculty to have completed the best design project. (Spring) The M. Evans Award The M. Evans Award is awarded annually by the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering to the Fourth Year student judged by the faculty to have completed the best chemistry senior project. (Spring)

The M. Evans Award

The M. Evans Award is awarded annually by the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering to the Fourth Year student judged by the faculty to have completed the best chemistry senior project.

The Mathematics Prize for Arts Students

The Mathematics Prize for Arts Students is awarded annually in any years by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department to the Arts student who achieves the highest standing in the courses of the department of Mathematics and Computer Science, provided that the year has been passed without conditions and a grade of at least A- has been obtained in one of the courses of the department. (Spring/Fall)

Third Year

Military Leadership Excellence Award in Third Year

The Military Leadership Excellence Award in Third Year is awarded to the ROTP/RETP cadet attaining the highest standards of proficiency in each of the four components in the Third Year of the RMCC programme. (Fall)

Howard B. Ripstein Award of Excellence for Third Year

The Howard B. Ripstein Award of Excellence for Third Year is awarded to a cadet of each of the Navy, Army and Air Force elements who has completed the third year of undergraduate studies and has demonstrated excellence in all four components of the Royal Military College of Canada programme. (Fall)

The Naval Operations Sword

The Naval Operations Sword is awarded to the best overall naval operations cadet based on third year academic marks and overall performance in naval training during summer training periods. (Fall)

The Naval Engineering Sword

The Naval Engineering Sword is awarded to the best overall naval engineering cadet based on third year academic marks and overall performance in naval training during summer training periods. (Fall)

The Sea Logistics Sword

The Sea Logistics Sword is awarded to the best overall sea logistic cadet based on third year academic marks and overall performance in naval training during summer training periods. (Fall)

The Captain Matthew Dawe Memorial Sword

The Captain Matthew Dawe Memorial Sword is awarded to the most deserving Combat Arms Officer Cadet in Third Year. (Fall)

The Captain Nichola Goddard Memorial Sword

The Captain Nichola Goddard Memorial Sword is awarded to the most deserving Artillery Officer Cadet in Third Year. (Fall)

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in Third Year

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in Third Year is awarded annually to the student who has obtained the highest academic standing in the Third Year. (Fall)

The P.F. Fisher Memorial Trophy and Scholarship

The Dr. P.F. Fisher Memorial Trophy and Scholarship is awarded to the Third Year cadet considered most deserving by reason of academic standing and qualities of leadership and sportsmanship. (Fall)

The Frank R. Kossa Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada-United States Unit Memorial Scholarship (ANAVICUS)

The Frank R. Kossa Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada-United States Unit Memorial Scholarship (ANAVICUS) is awarded to the best cadet of Third Year on the basis of personal qualities, academic performance and leadership potential. (Fall)

The J.W. Brown Memorial Medal

The J.W. Brown Memorial Medal is awarded to the cadet who obtains the highest academic standing in the Third Year of an Arts programme. The medal is presented in memory of No. 7268 J.W. (Jim) Brown, a 1967 graduate in Commerce and President of the RMC Club of Canada in 1985/86. (Fall)

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Foundation for Education, Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Achievement

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Foundation for Education, Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Achievement provides an award to the undergraduate student in either Second or Third Year of an engineering programme who obtained the highest academic standing. (Fall)

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Foundation for Education, Undergraduate Scholarship for Non-Academic Achievement

The Professional Engineers of Ontario Foundation for Education, Undergraduate Scholarship for Non-Academic Achievement provides an award to an undergraduate student in either Second or Third Year of an engineering programme who exhibited exceptional role model qualities through participation in non-academic activities while maintaining above average marks. (Fall)

The UTPNCM Drill and Physical Education Departmental Prize

The UTPNCM Drill and Physical Education Departmental Prize is awarded to the UTPNCM cadet not in the graduating year who achieves the highest standard in drill and physical education in the year. (Third, Second or First Year) (Fall)

Programme Prizes

The Programme Prizes are awarded annually to the student standing highest in each academic programme in the Second and Third Year, providing the year has been passed without condition and an overall average of A- or above has been attained. (Fall)

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Awards

The Canadian Forces Military College Academic Awards will be awarded annually to those UTPNCM cadets with Advanced Standing who stand highest among the Advanced Standing cadets in the years and programmes listed below, provided that the year has been clearly passed without condition and that an overall weighted average of A- or better has been obtained:

  • second Year of a three-year (Pass) programme; and
  • third Year of a four-year programme in each of Arts, Science, and Engineering. (Fall)

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award is awarded to an Air Force cadet in the third year, with achievement in the bilingualism area. (Fall)

The Jack C. Sargant memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a varsity athlete who demonstrates combined proficiency in academic standing, sportsmanship, leadership, and athletic ability. (Third, Second or First Year) (Fall)

The Strong Challenge Shield

The Strong Challenge Shield is awarded to the cadet of the Third Year attaining the highest physical fitness score in the RMCC Physical Fitness Test. (Fall)

The Chemical Institute of Canada Undergraduate Prize

The Chemical Institute of Canada Undergraduate Prize is awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in each of Third Year Chemical Engineering and Chemistry. (Fall)

Second Year

The Military Leadership Excellence Award in Second Year

The Military Leadership Excellence Award in Second Year is awarded to the ROTP/RETP cadet attaining the highest standards of proficiency in each of the four components in the Second Year of the RMCC programme. (Fall)

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in Second Year

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in Second Year is awarded annually to the student who has obtained the highest academic standing in the Second Year. (Fall)

The Class of 1942 Memorial Trophy

The Class of 1942 Memorial Trophy is awarded to the best all-round ROTP/RETP cadet of the Second Year in academic standing, leadership, and sportsmanship. (Fall)

The Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division Scholarships (RCAF)

The Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division Scholarship (RCAF) is awarded to cadets entering the Third Year of a four-year degree programme on the basis of high scholastic achievement and outstanding personal qualifications. One or more awards may be made annually. (Fall))

The Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division Scholarships (RCAF)

The Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division Scholarship (RCAF) is awarded to cadets entering the Third Year of a four-year degree programme on the basis of high scholastic achievement and outstanding personal qualifications. One or more awards may be made annually. (Fall)

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award is awarded to an Air Force cadet in the second year, with achievement in the military area. (Fall)

Programme Prizes

Programme Prizes are awarded annually to the student standing highest in each academic programme in the Second and Third Year, providing the year has been passed without condition and an overall average of A- or above has been attained. (Fall)

The Grant Prize

The Grant Prize is awarded to the cadet in Second Year attaining the highest physical fitness score in the RMCC Physical Fitness Test. (Fall)

The Corps of Guides Prize

The Corps of Guides Prize is awarded to the cadet who obtains the highest marks in Surveying and Terrain Analysis. (Fall)

First Year

The Military Leadership Excellence Award in First Year

The Military Leadership Excellence Award in First Year is awarded to the ROTP/RETP cadet attaining the highest standards of proficiency in each of the four components in the First Year of the RMCC programme. (Fall)

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in First Year

The Royal Military College of Canada Award for Academic Excellence in First Year is awarded annually to the student who has obtained the highest academic standing in the First Year. (Fall)

The Howard B. Ripstein Award of Excellence for First Year

The Howard B. Ripstein Award of Excellence for First Year are awarded to a cadet of each of the Navy, Army, and Air Force elements who has completed the first year of undergraduate studies and summer training and has demonstrated excellence in all four components of the Royal Military College of Canada programme. (Fall)

The C. Raymond Grandy Memorial Scholarship

The C. Raymond Grandy Memorial Scholarship are awarded to the best cadet entering Second Year at RMCC as determined by academic standing, leadership potential, and overall performance in the First Year. (Fall)

The Queen's University Challenge Shield

The Queen's University Challenge Shield is awarded to the best all-round ROTP/RETP cadet of the First Year in academic standing, leadership, and sportsmanship. (Fall)

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award

The Squadron Leader McAlpine Cadet Trust Fund Award is awarded to an Air Force cadet in the first year, with achievement in the athletic area. (Fall)

Departmental Prizes

Departmental prizes are awarded annually to the students in First Year who have achieved the highest standing in the several courses of a department provided that the year has been passed without condition and at least A- has been obtained in one of the courses of the department concerned. (Fall)

The Fulton Award

The Fulton Award is awarded to the cadet in First Year attaining the highest physical fitness score in the RMCC Physical Fitness Test. (Fall)

The English Prize for Engineering or Science Students

The English Prize for Engineering or Science Students is awarded annually by the English Department to the Science or Engineering student who achieves the highest standing in English 100, provided that the year has been passed without condition and at least A- has been achieved in English 100. (Fall)

Recruit

The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Entrance Scholarships

The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Entrance Scholarships provides two entrance awards to Grade 12 graduates entering an accredited RMCC engineering programme. Based upon academic potential standing at admission, one of the awards is made to an eligible female student and one to an eligible male student. (Fall)

The Hope Medallion

The Hope Medallion is awarded to the recruit showing best potential of leadership during the First Year Orientation Program. (Fall)

The Captain John Bart Teamwork Prize

The Captain John Bart Teamwork Prize is awarded to the First Year team that wins the College’s Obstacle Course Competition. (Fall)

The Captain John Bart Leadership Award

The Captain John Bart Leadership Award is awarded to the best leader in each Squadron during the Obstacle Race. (Fall)

 

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