Six students awarded travel scholarships


Six McMaster men and women are recipients of the 2000 Travel Scholarships, which offer third-year students the opportunity to enhance their educational experience by studying abroad.

Two T. Russell Wilkins Memorial Scholarships, valued at $6,000 each, have been awarded this year. Catronia Smye, honours medical and health physics co-op, plans to work and travel in Australia. Hannah Hickey, honours physics, also has the opportunity to travel and study outside Canada in a country of her choosing.

The A.G. Alexander Scholarship, valued at $5,500 each, has been awarded to French and modern languages student Harriet Bigas. This scholarship provides an opportunity to study and travel in France prior to her final session at McMaster.

The $1,000 Beale Lincoln Travel Scholarship is awarded to a student who is participating in a formal exchange program, with preference given to the humanities. Orlaith Creedon, who is studying comparative literature and French, is this year's recipient.

The Class of '37 Travel Scholarships are presented to students in an honours program of Arts & Science Program to enable them to work and/or study in a developing country. Valued at $900, the 2000 recipients are David MacKenzie and Ian Philp.