Joe Woodsworth Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Joe G. Woodsworth was a graduate of the University of Alberta and held his doctorate degree from Stanford University. He possessed a talent for recognizing ability in others and the determination to do what he could to develop it. Dr. Woodsworth taught in schools in Alberta, was a principal, and joined the staff of what is now the University of Calgary as the first administrator and head of Educational Psychology. There his career reached its fulfillment in teaching psychology and counseling. During his career Dr. Woodsworth authored two books and wrote many articles. He was a pioneer in the application of computer technology to vocational guidance. Most important of all he had gained the respect and affection of generations of students whom he counseled and taught.
Donor Endowed by family members, friends, students and colleagues of Dr. Joseph Woodsworth
Field of Study Educational Psychology
Value $10,800
Number One
Duration One year
Eligibility Open to students registered full-time in a doctoral specialization in the Educational Psychology program. Selection will be based on grades and letters of reference.
Citizenship Unrestricted
Where Tenable University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Category Recommended by Program
Apply Students interested in the award should consult the Werklund School of Education. A recommendation will be forwarded to the Graduate Scholarship Office. The recommendation is subject to final approval of the Graduate Scholarship Committee.
Deadline February 1
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