Terry Weninger Award for Research Excellence

Dr. Terry Weninger has created a $500 award for an aspiring researcher.


Dr. Weninger was the president of Yukon College from 2006-2011, and president at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George from 1990-2004. He was also Deputy Minister of Education in Yukon and vice-president at Medicine Hat College.


  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be registered in the second year of a full-time program at Yukon University, or progressing to another post-secondary program
  • Write a short essay (max. 200 words) describing:
    • the research you have undertaken in the past year
    • how it relates to your program of study
  • Provide a supporting letter from a Yukon University faculty member or a senior researcher at the Yukon Research Centre


Completed Student Financial Award Application Form
Typed essay
  • Supporting letter from a Yukon University faculty member or Yukon Research Centre senior researcher
Application deadline