Psychology scholarship created in memory of student Michael Levesque
WATERLOO ó A new endowed memorial award created by the family of Laurier student Michael Levesque will recognize an outstanding student enrolled in the Honours BA Psychology Research Specialist Program.
The award will encourage and support a student in pursuing graduate opportunities, as Michael had planned to do himself.
Michael Levesque, who is sadly missed by his family, friends and student peers, was a third-year student in the Psychology Research Specialist Program. He was keenly interested in the mind-brain connection, and planned to pursue a graduate degree in cognitive science. Michael was the son of Janet Levesque and Dr. Terrence Levesque, a faculty member in the Department of Economics at Laurier.
The recipient of this award will be nominated by the chair of the Department of Psychology. To be eligible, the student must be a full-time undergraduate entering Year 4 of the Honours BA Psychology Research Specialist Program and have one of the highest accumulative GPAs in the required courses. Preference will be given to a student intending to pursue graduate studies.
The first scholarship will be awarded by Michaelís parents at the 2007/2008 Science Awards Ceremony in the amount of $1,200.
Donations to this award are eligible to be matched by the provincial governmentís Ontario Trust for Student Support. To contribute to The Michael Levesque Memorial Award for Psychology Research Specialist Program please click here.