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Arthur Francis Williams Transfer Student Award


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Established in memory of Atkinson alumnus Arthur F. Williams, this award will be granted to a first year students transferring from a Canadian university or college to an undergraduate program. Recipients must provide a written statement demonstrating their interest in an area of Canadian studies, have a minimum admission average of 80% (or equivalent). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a Student Financial Profile available at

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1. Offered

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2. Type

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  1. Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  2. Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
  3. Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.

3. No. of Awards

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4. Description

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5. Application Process

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