The application deadline for this years Scholarship is September 14th, 2018. We encourage applicants to complete the application in August to register early for interviews. 3 recipients of the Johnathan Doody Memorial Scholarship will each be awarded $800.00 in early October 2018.
In the spring of 1993, Johnathan J. Doody graduated from St. Joseph School in Whitecourt, Alberta as Valedictorian. Johnathan was an exceptional athlete, an inspiring student leader, a loving friend, and a talented scholar. That fall, Johnathan came to the University of Alberta to study engineering and made the decision to join the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta. In October of 1993, Johnathan was tragically killed in an automotive accident outside of his hometown. Phi Gamma Delta offers this scholarship to promote and reward the excellence that Johnathan exemplified every day.
Selection Criteria: The applicant must display all of the following individual attributes, as well as maintain a healthy and productive balance between all five:
A) Friendship: The applicant must demonstrate that he can balance success in school and extracurricular activities, while maintaining key friendships and positively contributing to those around him.
B) Knowledge: The applicant must not simply possess high grades; he must demonstrate an appetite for knowledge gained through life experience, scholarship, and by exceeding the minimum standards of achievement.
C) Service: The applicant must demonstrate a strong philanthropic spirit in his school and community that results in a positive contribution to both.
D) Morality: The applicant must act in ways that reflect his strong moral character.
E) Excellence: The applicant must prove his constant desire to improve and reach new heights.
In order to qualify for the Johnathan Doody Memorial Scholarship, the applicant must be a male student enrolling in his first year of full-time undergraduate studies at the University of Alberta.