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Information for Graduates

2017 Faculty of Business Graduate Reception

The Dean of the Faculty of Business invites you, along with your parents and/or partner, to the Faculty of Business Graduation reception. 

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017 

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm  

Location: Schurman Market Square, Faculty of Business, Don and Marion McDougall Hall, UPEI

Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available. Business dress is recommended.

In order to assist us in determining numbers, please RSVP at or 902-566-0564 by Friday, May 10th.  We hope you will join us at the reception, and we look forward to celebrating your graduation. 

UPEI Graduation Scholarship Information

The Scholarships and Awards Office welcomes members of the university community to submit their recommendations for the 2017 Dr. Regis Duffy Academic Achievement Award, which will be presented at Convocation.

The following are scholarships available for Class of 2017 graduating students to apply for, with a deadline of April 1; these awards will be presented at the Senior Class Awards Ceremony:

  • Arlie Parks Scholarship - In Memory of Dr. Kenneth MacIntyre
  • David Austin O'Malley-Keyes Memorial Award
  • Dr. Graeme and Alberta Bryant Boswall Award
  • Dr. L. I. Duffy Memorial Award
  • Frank J. Costello Scholarship
  • Gerald M. "Gerry" Birt Memorial Award
  • John Eldon Green Memorial Award
  • Joseph A. Ghiz Memorial Scholarship
  • Marylou Hughes Scholarship
  • W. Chester McLure Memorial Fellowship

Faculty of Business Student Grad Awards

The Faculty of Business will be selecting graduating students for the following awards subject to funding that will be presented in May. Students who feel they qualify for one or more of these awards must apply. In your application letter, please provide the following: name, student ID number, an unofficial transcript, the award(s) applied for, and a statement as to why you feel you should receive the award(s). The deadline for your application is Noon on April 24th.  Applications will only be accepted by emailing the Word documents to Note: if you are applying for more than one award, please ensure you include a separate letter of application for each award outlining why you feel you meet the requirements of the award.

Hyndman and Company Limited Award: ($500) Awarded to a graduating Business Student who, in the opinion of the Faculty of Business, has combined a high degree of academic achievement, interest, and leadership.

Freda Cox Memorial Award: ($300) Awarded to the graduating student who combines academic achievement with interest in students and who has attended university primarily as a mature and/or part-time student in the BBA program.

Chartered Professional Accountants of PEI, Prize for Leadership: ($500) Awarded to a graduating student with an average of at least 75% in the last two years of the accounting program, who is actively involved in the University community at a political or committee level, considered a team player, and assist others in achieving their goals.

Peake & MacInnis Ltd.: ($300) Awarded to a graduating Business student who has demonstrated to an outstanding degree, qualities of scholarship and leadership within the University community.

J. Ian Vessey Award: ($500) Awarded to a student graduating from the BBA program who has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, and who plans to initiate a business on PEI.

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