Awarded to students beginning a Bachelor of Engineering degree program upon graduation from a high school in any of the four Atlantic Provinces. The scholarships are intended to support the education of future leaders. The applicants are therefore asked to submit an essay (not less than 250 words) giving the Selection Committee an indication of their leadership capabilities to date, including (but not limited to) school and extra-curricular activities. Required in the essay is evidence of overcoming barriers or difficult situations.
Financial need is an important consideration. Recipients are required to live in residence for the first year of their degree program.
The University, on the recommendations of the Currie Scholarship Selection Committee.
Richard James Currie, O.C., O.N.B., C.B.H.F., M.B.A., D.Litt., P.Eng. installed as Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick in May 2003 and named Chancellor Emeritus in May 2013.