Richard K. Foy Memorial Award (722200305111)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NON ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF NON ENDOWED FUND

 

Richard K. Foy Memorial Award

 

INTRODUCTION

This fund was generously created in honour of Richard K. Foy by Jennifer Foy.

Richard Foy received a BA in English literature from the University of Ottawa in 1974 and an MBA from the University of Calgary in 1995. Following his graduation from the University of Ottawa, he joined CUSO and taught English as a second language in Chad, Central Africa. When he returned to Canada in 1976, he taught English as a second language in Hull, Quebec, developing a curriculum for adults who wanted to upgrade their English language skills. In 1978, he moved into the business world, working with the Royal Bank and Investors Group, before retiring from Raymond James in Cochrane, Alberta, in 2015. Richard nurtured a love of English literature throughout his life and was an avid reader until his death in 2017. In his memory, it is hoped that other University of Ottawa Department of English students will benefit from the Richard K. Foy Memorial Award to assist them in furthering their education and love of English literature.

PURPOSE OF FUND

Offer an award to the student registered full-time in the Honours BA in English program or the Major in English program who has achieved the highest CGPA.

AWARD DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be registered as a full-time student in the Honours BA in English or the Major in English program at the Department of English of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa; and
  3. have achieved the highest CGPA.

Value of the award:               $1,000

Number of awards:                One

Frequency of the award:       Annual

Level or program of study:   Undergraduate

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • No application is required, the award is allocated automatically.