Undergraduate Awards

 

STUDENT AWARDS   Year I     
  Year II    
  Year III   
  Year IV    
 60th Anniversary Class Award      X      X      X      X
 Admissions Awards      X      
 Glen Amaolo Memorial Award          X  
 David W. Artis Memorial Scholarship          X  
 Eva Bartlett Estate Scholarship        X      X      X
 BC CMCC Alumni Association Scholarship          X  
 BC Walter Sturdy Award        X      X      X
 Douglas Brown Memorial Award            X
 The Canadian Chiropractic Association Award        X      X      X
 The Canadian Chiropractic Association President's Award            X
 Robert J. Cannon Performing Arts Award      X      X      X      X
 Terry Crilly Memorial Award             X      X
 Giacomo d'Ambrosio Memorial Bursary        X    
 John W.A. Duckworth Memorial Award in Anatomy          X  
 Governor's Club Award          X      X
 Governor's Club Corporate Members Award        X      X      X
 Colin A. Greenshields Award        X      X      X
 Oswald Hall Award          X  
 L.R.W. Hamilton Memorial Scholarships          X  
 Birdie Hood Hickey Estate Award          X      X
 A. Earl Homewood Memorial Award        X    
 Vladimir Janda Memorial Scholarship            X
 Mark A. King Memorial Award        X      X  
 Lydia Kutra Memorial Award        X    
 Jane Mannington Memorial Award        X      X      X
 Thomas Mercer Memorial Bursary          X  
 Raymond Moss Award        X      X      X
 Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association Award        X      X      X
 North Vancouver Island Chiropractic Society Bursary            X
 Nova Scotia Chiropractic Association Scholarship        X      X      X
 Ontario Chiropractic Association Award        X      X      X
 The Orthotic Group Excellence in Biomechanics Scholarship          X  
 Scott Poulter Memorial Award        X    
 Edgar Reinhart Philosophy Award            X
 Donna Jean Richter Memorial Award        X    
 Rogers Riedel Memorial Award          X      X
 Fred Soloduka Memorial Award          X  
 Student Bursary Fund        X      X      X
 Student Canadian Chiropractic Association Michael Brickman Award           X    
 Student Canadian Chiropractic Association Citizenship Award          X      X
 Students' Council Award        X      X      X
 Students’ Council Dedication Award          X      X
 Students' Council Leadership Awards        X      X      X
 Don Augustin Tanco Memorial Award      X         
 Nicola Tantalo Memorial Award      X      X      X      X
 John M. Wallace Memorial Award        X      X      X
 Kenneth S. Wood Memorial Award               X
 Gilbert H. Young Memorial Scholarship        X      X      X
 Stanley Gdanski Memorial Fund         

 

 

Giacomo d’Ambrosio Memorial Bursary

Eligibility: Year II Value: $350

This award is presented in memory of Giacomo d’Ambrosio, Class of ’81, by his family and friends. The Awards Committee selects as the recipient a Year II student who has achieved a high academic standing and demonstrates need of financial assistance.

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A. Earl Homewood Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year II Value: $500

Friends of the late Dr. Homewood established this award in appreciation of his many years of outstanding service as a teacher, author, business administrator and President of this institution. The Awards Committee selects a Year II student who has completed a research project either at CMCC or elsewhere. An abstract of the research project must accompany the application.

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Lydia Kutra Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year II Value: $400

This award is given by the family, classmates and friends of Lydia Kutra and is presented to a Year II student who participates in extra curricular activities reflecting a strong interest and a profound love for the outdoors.

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Scott Poulter Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year II Value: $500

Established by CMCC faculty, and supported by family, friends and classmates of Scott Poulter, Class of 2015, this award honours the memory of Scott’s engaging personality and generous smile, both of which endeared him to everyone he met. It is presented to a student in Year II who is selected by his/her classmates for contributing to the betterment of their class spirit in Year I.

 

Donna Jean Richter Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year II Value: $500

This award was established by the family and friends of Donna Jean Richter, wife of CMCC alumnus Dr. Marty Richter. The Year II class selects a student who displays Donna’s compassion, generosity, zest for life and spirit of always helping others.

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Student Canadian Chiropractic Association Michael Brickman Award

Eligibility: Year II Value: $500

The SCCA established this award in memory of Dr. Michael Brickman, who contributed significantly to the chiropractic profession and had a keen interest in student life at CMCC. The recipient is chosen by the class and the award is presented to a Year II student who contributes most to a positive classroom environment and is involved in activities which contribute to the betterment of the chiropractic profession.

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Glen Amaolo Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year III Value: $500 each

 The Glen Amaolo Memorial Award was established by his wife Deborah.  It is presented to the top male and female student who have demonstrated both high proficiency in technique, and a positive attitude in helping to enhance their colleagues’ manual skills.

 

BC CMCC Alumni Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Year III Value: TBD - Amount may vary, depending on prevailing interest rates

This scholarship is presented by the BC CMCC Alumni Association to a Year III student from British Columbia who had the highest academic standing in Year II. Official transcripts and a completed BC award application must be submitted to Student Services.

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John W. A. Duckworth Memorial Award in Anatomy

Eligibility: Year III Value $400

In recognition and appreciation of Dr. Duckworth’s outstanding ability as a teacher, this award is presented to a Year III student who has obtained the highest academic standing in the Anatomy courses in Year I and II.

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L.R.W. Hamilton Memorial Scholarships

Eligibility: Year III Value: $1000 each

These awards are presented in memory of Dr. L.R.W. Hamilton, Class of 1950, by the Chiropractors’ Association of Saskatchewan (CAS). Dr. Hamilton devoted his life to the chiropractic profession in Saskatchewan and Canada serving as President of the CAS from 1958-61 and 1963-67 and President of the CCA from 1967-69. The Awards Committee selects two Year III students in good academic standing who are from Saskatchewan.

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Oswald Hall Award

Eligibility: Year III Value: $ 500

This award honouring the memory of Dr. Oswald Hall was established by his friends, colleagues and family. Dr. Hall was a prominent sociologist at McGill and the University of Toronto whose focus was on the practical study of professions, primarily the health sciences. He had a long relationship with chiropractic starting in 1971 when he was named Chair of the Task Force on the Education and Practice of Chiropractors in Ontario. Dr. Hall then co-authored the sociological study culminating in the book Chiropractors: Do They Help? In 1982 he joined CMCC’s Board of Governors, where he offered his considered advice for 17 years. The recipient will have written the best essay (1,000 words) on the topic “The role of the chiropractor as a member of the health care team,” have a good academic record, and promote a cooperative and collaborative environment in his/her class.

 

Thomas Mercer Memorial Bursary

Eligibility: Year III Value: $500

The late Dr. Mercer, who represented British Columbia on the Board of Governors for several years, established a trust fund. The award is presented to a British Columbia resident in Year III at CMCC who has not received another major award in the year. The Awards Committee selects the recipient based on the following criteria: academic record, leadership qualities, and interest in student affairs.

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The Orthotic Group Excellence in Biomechanics Scholarship

Eligibility: Year III Value: $1000 each

The Orthotic Group offers five scholarships annually to the top five students in the Year II Biomechanics class.

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Fred Soloduka Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year III Value: $500

This award is presented in memory of Dr. Fred Soloduka, Class of 1958, by his family and friends. Dr. Soloduka was a CMCC Board Member from 1969 -1973, a long time supporter of CMCC, and maintained a keen interest in nutrition during his studies and in his practice. This award is presented to the Year III student who obtained the highest grade in the Year II Nutrition course.

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Douglas Brown Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year IV Value: $1000

Dr. Douglas Brown, former Chair of the Board of Governors and a very active supporter of CMCC, gives this award in memory of his father, Douglas Brown, a well-known Toronto educator. The Awards Committee selects a Year IV student who demonstrates an altruistic attitude toward fellow students and CMCC, has attained a high academic standing, and shows evidence of financial need.

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Canadian Chiropractic Association President’s Award

Eligibility: Year IV Value : $1000

This award is presented to a Year IV student. The Awards Committee selects the recipient based upon the following criteria: academic performance; leadership qualities; participation in student organizations; and volunteer service outside of CMCC either prior to or during attendance at this institution.

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Vladimir Janda Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Year IV Value: $500

This award is presented in memory of Professor Vladimir Janda - a clinician, teacher, and researcher in the field of physical and manual medicine. He was known as the “Father of Czech Rehabilitation” and was an acknowledged pioneer in his field. For this scholarship, the Awards Committee selects a Year IV student who has demonstrated exceptional commitment and dedication to clinical competency, has exhibited a keen interest in chiropractic rehabilitation, has successfully prescribed rehab protocols in a clinical setting and has the potential and motivation to continue in rehabilitation teaching or research. A completed Janda application must be submitted to Student Services.

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North Vancouver Island Chiropractic Society Bursary

Eligibility: Year IV Value: $1000

The North Vancouver Island Chiropractic Society established this award to assist a Year IV student who is a resident of British Columbia, preferably North Vancouver Island. The selection of the recipient is based on academic standing, student involvement and financial need. Official transcripts and applications will be forwarded to the North Vancouver Island Chiropractic Society.

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Edgar Reinhart Philosophy Award

Eligibility: Year IV Value: $200

A member of the Class of 1950, Dr. Edgar Reinhart was known across North America as an excellent motivational speaker. The Chiropractic Principles and Practice faculty select a senior student for this award who, as Dr. Reinhart did, draws inspiration from chiropractic philosophy, the “Vis Medicatrix Naturae,” and shows promise in applying these principles in practice.

 

 

Kenneth S. Wood Memorial Award

Eligibility: Year IV Value: $500

The family, friends, patients and colleagues of Dr. Wood, present this award to a Year IV student. The student must have achieved an above average academic standing and must also submit a 1,000 - 1,500 word essay on chiropractic philosophy entitled “Health Care in Canada: The Role of Chiropractic.

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BC Walter Sturdy Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: TBD - Amount may vary, depending on prevailing interest rates

The BC Walter Sturdy Award is given to a British Columbia student who has displayed service to the profession and CMCC while maintaining a good academic record. Official transcripts and a completed BC award application must be submitted to Student Services.

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Birdie Hood Hickey Estate Award

Eligibility: Years III IV Value: $800 each

Dr. Birdie Hood Hickey was a fiercely independent woman who practised chiropractic for 28 years until she retired in 1975. From a trust fund created by Dr. Hood Hickey, a number of awards are given to Year III or IV students with a good academic record, who attend regularly and are in financial need.

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Canadian Chiropractic Association Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500

The Canadian Chiropractic Association Award is presented annually to the Student Canadian Chiropractic Association (SCCA) member who demonstrates exceptional dedication to chiropractic through the SCCA. Selection of the recipient is made by the SCCA President. Applications should be sent to: President SCCA, c/o CMCC, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, Ontario M2H 3J1.

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Colin A. Greenshields Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years III IV Value: $1000

This award was established to honour the dedication to chiropractic of Dr. Colin Greenshields. Through his many contributions via committee work, involvement with CMCC and over 40 years of practice, he greatly assisted in the growth of chiropractic in Canada. The award is presented to a student in financial need who has successfully completed Year I at CMCC and demonstrates a high degree of commitment to the chiropractic profession and a dedication to others, either through volunteer service or other altruistic endeavours.

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David W. Artis Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500

This scholarship is a tribute to the memory of Dr. David W. Artis and is awarded to a student who has demonstrated an understanding of what it means to be a chiropractor. This scholarship is open to students in all years who submit an autobiographical sketch and an essay (250-700 words) on the topic, “What it means to be a principled chiropractor in the historical context and in present day practice.”

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Eva Bartlett Estate Scholarship

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: TBD - Amount may vary, depending on prevailing interest rates

The Eva Bartlett Estate Scholarship is given to a Year II, III or IV student from British Columbia with a good academic record, who has displayed service to the profession and CMCC. Official transcripts and a completed BC award application must be submitted to Student Services.

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Gilbert H. Young Memorial Scholarships

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $800

Dr. Young was an outstanding leader in the profession for many years in his native province of British Columbia and across Canada. He served on the CMCC Board of Governors for a number of years including a term as Chair. A trust fund was established from his estate for an award to be presented to the Year II, III and IV student with the highest academic standing.

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Gdanksi Memorial Fund

This fund is given by the family, friends, patients and colleagues of Dr. Gdanski to honour his many contributions to chiropractic. The purpose of the fund is to support the student community by contributing to the celebration that follows the Undergraduate Awards Ceremony.

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Governor’s Club Award

Eligibility: Years III IV Value: $500

The Awards Committee selects as the recipient a Year III or IV student who has maintained an above average academic record, and contributed significantly to student life and extra curricular activities both at CMCC and in the community.

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Governor’s Club Corporate Members Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $300 each

Corporate members of the Governors’ Club generously sponsor several awards. The Awards Committee selects the recipients based on leadership and service. The corporate members who sponsor these awards are: Co-operators Group Insurance, First Financial Group, Metagenics, and North Vancouver Island Chiropractic Society.

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Jane Mannington Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500

This award was established by the family and friends of Dr. Jane Mannington in recognition of her many contributions to CMCC. In order to encourage female students to strive for excellence, it is given to a female student who has maintained a good academic record and given outstanding service to CMCC and the profession.

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Mark A. King Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years II III Value: $1000

The family of Dr. Mark King, a successful chiropractor and CMCC graduate who was keenly interested in X-ray, established a trust fund for this award in his memory. The award is presented to a Year II or III student who has shown outstanding proficiency and interest in the field of radiology.

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Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $400

An award is presented to a Year II, III or IV student who was a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador at the time of application and acceptance to CMCC. The Awards Committee will select as the recipient a student with good academic standing who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and a contribution to the chiropractic profession.

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Nicola Tantalo Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years I II III IV Value: $ 500

The family of Mr. Nicola Tantalo have donated this award in his memory. Mr. Tantalo was actively involved in his community of Villavallelonga, Italy. This award is given to a student who has contributed significantly to his or her local community or the community at CMCC through volunteer services. The recipient should also have maintained a good academic record.

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Nova Scotia Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $1000

An award is presented to a Year II, III or IV student who has been a non-scholastic resident of Nova Scotia, (i.e. not a resident for the sole purpose of education), having lived in that province full time for four years and who applied to CMCC through Nova Scotia. The recipient must have attained the highest academic standing of all Nova Scotia residents in his or her previous year with an average of at least 75%.

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Ontario Chiropractic Association Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $1000

An award is presented to a Year II, III or IV student from Ontario. The Awards Committee selects as the recipient a student with a good academic record who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to CMCC and the student body.

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Rogers Riedel Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years III, IV Value: $1000

Dr. Riedel, a graduate of the Class of 1949, the first graduating class of CMCC, demonstrated a keen interest in policy development for the advancement of regulated health professionals. The Awards Committee selects a student with a minimum grade of 80%, who continues the tradition of advancing the chiropractic profession through participation on the Interprofessional Education Council.

 

Student Bursary Fund

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500 domestic tuition credit

The Fund was established by CMCC in 1992 to recognize contributions of time and effort of students to support recognized CMCC activities. CMCC allocates a percentage of receipts from specified fundraising events to the Student Bursary Fund. Qualified applicants will receive a credit that is applied to tuition fees for the subsequent term.

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Raymond Moss Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500

The award was established by the family and friends of Mr. Raymond Moss otherwise known as “Mossy”. This award is to honour his character, particularly his unique ability to work with a wide variety of people, using humour and leadership skills, which were equally effective with all age groups and generated a working environment which created extraordinary results. This award is given to a student who demonstrates these qualities and who has contributed in a significant way to the class spirit.

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Robert J. Cannon Performing Arts Award

Eligibility: Years I II III IV Value: $500

The Robert J. Cannon Performing Arts Award was established in recognition of Dr. Cannon’s long term dedication to the care of the performing arts community. The recipient will have demonstrated a passion for the performing arts and a desire to provide ongoing care and preventive programs for the artist. An essay describing the applicant’s artistic involvement and professional philosophy is to be submitted with the award application.

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Student Canadian Chiropractic Association Citizenship Award

Eligibility: Years III IV Value: $500

This award was established in 2002 through a generous donation from the Student Canadian Chiropractic Association. The recipient, who has made a significant contribution to student life in an unassuming and altruistic manner, is nominated from the Year III or IV class.

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Students’ Council Award

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $500

This award is presented to a student who has contributed to student life at CMCC through his/her initiative in developing a new student club.

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Students’ Council Dedication Award

Eligibility: Years III, IV Value: $250 each

Established by CMCC’s Students’ Council, this award is presented to students who have been involved in various student activities, and have shown a consistent desire to improve student life at CMCC. The recipients are selected by the Students’ Council Executive.

 

 

Students’ Council Leadership Awards

Eligibility: Years II III IV Value: $250 each

The Awards Committee will select two students from each of the Year II, III and IV classes as recipients of this award. It recognizes those individuals who have sought to enhance the collegial atmosphere of their classes by exemplifying a congenial attitude and have demonstrated peer leadership in order to benefit the entire class.

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Terry Crilly Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years III IV Value $400

A trust fund instituted by the classmates of the late Dr. Terry Crilly, Class of ’79, makes this award possible. The Awards Committee selects as the recipient a Year III or IV student who has a good academic record, and has given ‘service above self’ to CMCC, fellow students or the community.

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John M. Wallace Memorial Award

Eligibility: Years II, III, IV Value: $300 each

This award is given in memory of the late Mr. John M. Wallace of Oakville, Ontario, who was a generous benefactor to CMCC during its formative years. This award is presented to the student in Years II, III, and IV with the second highest academic standing in their class.

 

 

60th Anniversary Class Award

Eligibility: Years I II III IV Value: $500

The 60th Anniversary Class Award is co-sponsored by CMCC and the Canadian Chiropractic Historical Association in honour of CMCC's first sixtieth anniversary class, the Class of 1949.  The award is presented annually to a year I, II, III or IV student who demonstrates a particular interest in the history of the chiropractic profession.  The Awards Committee selects the recipient based on the submission of a 1,000 word referenced paper on one aspect of the history of chiropractic in Canada.

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