Ethics in the New Millennium Scholarship (722200301473)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND

Ethics in the New Millennium Scholarship

INTRODUCTION

This fund is established by the Organizing Committee of the Year 2000 Conference of the International Institute for Public Ethics. A relationship has been shown to exist between organizational governance, effectiveness and corporate performance over the longer term. With this in mind, it is important for the workers of the future to have a clear understanding of the importance of establishing a level of trust and ethical culture in any organization they are associated with, whether it be on a volunteer basis or work environment. 

PURPOSE OF FUND

To award a scholarship to students registered at the University of Ottawa in a program leading to a Bachelor in Commerce (B.Com) at the Telfer School of Management, or a Bachelor of Arts in Communication at the Faculty of Arts. Candidates must have shown, in their work or volunteer activities, the qualities needed to succeed and a strong interest in the interface between public and private sectors ethics.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be registered at the University of Ottawa in a program leading to a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from the Telfer School of Management or a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the Faculty of Arts;
  3. have a CGPA of 7.0 or more;
  4. demonstrate volunteer involvement;
  5. show a clear understanding of the importance of good governance and the application of ethics principles in their work, whether it be as a student, a volunteer or for remuneration; and
  6. demonstrate a strong interest in public sector ethics and the interface between public and private sectors ethics.

Value of the Award:                       Minimum $1,500

Number of Awards:                       Variable

Frequency of the Award:               Annual

Level of the Award:                       Undergraduate        

Application Contact:                      Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application Deadline:                     October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

  1. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries;
  2. a brief text from the candidate outlining how he/she clearly understands the importance of good governance and the interface between public and private sectors ethics, and demonstrating the application of ethics principles in his/her work, whether it be as a student, a volunteer or for remuneration; and
  3. two reference letters describing how the candidate meets selection criteria number 5 and 6.