Provided through a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Orr Lawson and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. The bursary will be paid over four years in installments of $1,000. The second to fourth payments are contingent upon obtaining a minimum average of 77%, having completed 5, 10 and 15 credits of study in the major and demonstrating continued financial need. Students should complete the online Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) application as soon as they receive their Acknowledgment Package from Admission Services (this will come automatically after an application for admissions has been submitted by the student) or by April 15. This bursary may be held with any other award, except any of the Robert Orr Lawson Scholarships.
Entering student in the Microbiology major in the B.Sc. program who has a minimum 80% average and who has demonstrated greatest financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).