Interested in applying? An application for The Canadian Robert T.
Jones, Jr. Scholarships Foundation can be obtained:
from St. Andrews (for UK students):
International Office, St. Katharines West
St Andrews, Fife,
Tel: ++44 1334 463323 Fax: ++44 1334 463330
St. Andrews scholarship applicants have a choice of two universities
in Canada with three positions available at Queen's
University and four at Western University. This is a $6,000 (Canadian) scholarship.
from Queen's University:
Queen's University has provided the attached
Word document for submission
Download an application, complete and submit to Western's International Exchange Office (contact information below).
The application must be submitted with supporting documentation and
an application fee. You will be required to fill in the following information:
[from the application:]
The Canadian Robert T. Jones Scholarships are designed to reward all-around
excellence in students exchanging between the University of St. Andrews,
Scotland and selected Canadian universities. These scholarships are
awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates
who demonstrate a passion for the pursuit of learning and a commitment
to the ongoing life of their university and/or wider community.
Value: $6,000 (Cdn) paid in two installments, 2/3 in Fall term, 1/3 in Winter term.
Eligibility: Undergraduates from the main campus or an Affiliate
College who are eligible to enter the third year/fourth year of a participating
Honours program in the Faculties of Arts, Social Science and Science
at the University of St. Andrews, who have obtained a minimum academic
average of 80% (A or first-class standing). Students must return to Western for a minimum of one term following their exchange.
Method of Selection: A selection committee at both universities
composed of university academic staff will adjudicate the applications
and will, in cooperation with the Board of Trustees of the Canadian
Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, select the award winners.
Golf skill is not a criterion. Awards will be made by mid-February each
International and Exchange Student Centre
International Learning Coordinator
Room 2120, Western Student Services Building
Number of courses taken and/or enrolled in to date:
In which program of study?:
Degree to be obtained?:
What are your long-term career plans? How might the scholarship help
you realize them?
List any academic awards/scholarships/bursaries and/or prizes you have
held, now hold, or are applying for. Please give details, including
what criteria you met to win the award, amount, and duration.
NOTE: Please attach an official copy of your academic transcript.
Name of Employer:
Type of Work:
Time Spent Abroad
What countries have you visited or resided in? State when and for
how long. Omit any periods of less than two weeks.
Leadership and Extracurricular Achievements
List your extracurricular university activities and outside interests.
Please give details of any positions of responsibility and/or leadership
that you have held in the University and/or community.
Please comment on how these experiences/activities benefited you
and also contributed to your intellectual growth.
If your application is successful, what course(s) of study would
you hope to take at the University of St. Andrews?
How would you expect to benefit from the opportunities the scholarship
How do you think you might contribute to your host university during
your time there?
Please provide the names of two professors, including discipline
affiliation and University Department (or other address), asked to
forward a reference
to the local selection committee in support of your application:
If you know of any special condition, which might affect your eligibility
for Health Insurance, you must advise the Canadian Robert T. Jones,
Jr. Scholarship Program Coordinator. This may be done by a personal
Please ensure that you enclose all supporting documentation:
- Official University Transcript
- International Exchange Application
- 2 academic references
- $25 Application Fee
Required Supplementary Information
Year I: Courses taken and/or enrolled in (include your grade,
and Year 1 average)
Year II: Courses (Professors; grades to date; % of final grade)
Please provide an essay of no more than two typed, double spaced pages
outlining your personal impressions of Robert T. Jones, Jr. and the
impact that he had. Please do not simply recount the biographical details
of his life. (see Sample)