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Award Recipients 2006


Two students awarded Allan A. Hodgson Arts Internship Award 2006

Two undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts will pursue internship projects thanks to the generous support of Allan A. Hodgson (B.A. '58).

The Allan A. Hodgson Arts Internship Award was established by Allan A. Hodgson (BA'58) to help Arts students gain firsthand understanding of the global community, and of issues pertaining to international development. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Internship Office, this Award is designed to provide financial support to students, with a preference for males, who wish to pursue an internship in the field of international development.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposals, their academic records, and their personal accomplishments. Evidence of appropriate academic background and relevant work or research experience in international development are important criteria in the selection of the interns. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to, microfinance projects, education, environmental sustainability, medical services, community development and legal aid. Returning students are required to participate in an information session to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and the larger McGill community.

The Allan A. Hodgson Arts Internship Award recipients 2006:

  • Deven Parmar (B.A., Economics), Africa Now, Kisumu, Kenya
  • Frederic Samvura (B.A., International Development Studies), Working to Empower, Kigoma, Tanzania

Two students awarded the Honourable Paul Charles Casey Internship Award 2006

Two undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts will pursue internship projects thanks to the generous support of Garvin Brown (B.A. '91).

The Honourable Paul Charles Casey Internship Award was established by Garvin Brown in honour of his grandfather, The Hon. Paul Charles Casey. Judge Casey ( LAW '28) served as a Quebec Appeals Judge from 1946 to 1979. This Award(s) was established to help foster the development of Arts students' understanding of democracy, institution building, the judiciary or government. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Internship Office, this award(s) is designed to provide partial funding as a supplement to assist students with travel and other expenses.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposals, their academic records, and their personal accomplishments. Evidence of appropriate academic background and relevant work or research experience in the areas mentioned above are important criteria in the selection of the interns. Returning students are required to participate in an information session to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and the larger McGill community.

The Honourable Paul Charles Casey Internship Award 2006 recipients:

  • Stephanie Childs (B.A., International Development Studies), UNDP Democratic Dialogue Regional Project, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Ross Margulies (B.A., Political Science and International Development Studies), FairVote, Washington, D.C., USA

Two students awarded the David Tarr & Gisele Chevrefils Arts Internship Award 2006

Two undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts will pursue internship projects thanks to the generous support of David Tarr (B.A. '61).

The David Tarr & Gisele Chevrefils Arts Internship Award was established by David Tarr (BA '61) to help students gain firsthand experience related to their fields of study. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Internship Office, this Award(s) is designed to provide financial support to students pursuing internships, particularly with community-based initiatives in the fields of education, sustainable development, community development and government accountability. The Award is meant as partial funding as a supplement to assist students with travel and other expenses.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposals, their academic records, and their personal accomplishments. Evidence of appropriate academic background and relevant work or research experience in the areas mentioned above are important criteria in the selection of the interns. Returning students are required to participate in an information session to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and the larger McGill community.

The David Tarr & Gisele Chevrefils Arts Internship Award 2006 recipients:

  • Patricia Boily (B.A., Political Science and Sociology), Umoja Women's Group, Archer's Post, Kenya
  • Carla Sousa (B.A., Political Science and English - Drama and Theatre), Corporación Educacional APRENDER, Santiago, Chile

Four students awarded the Tania Zouikin Arts Internship Award in International Development 2006

Four undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts will pursue internship projects thanks to the generous support of Tania Zouikin (B.A. '72)

The Tania Zouikin Arts Internship Award in International Development was established to help students gain first hand understanding of the global community, and of issues pertaining to international development. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Arts Undergraduate Internship Office, these awards are designed to provide partial financial support to students who wish to pursue an internship in an organization in the field of international development. A unique aspect of the program it its focus on providing support to undergraduates. Upon their return to McGill, the students are required to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and with the larger McGill community.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposal, their academic records and their personal accomplishments. Students must show a demonstrated interest in the area of International Development and propose an internship with a host organization actively engaged in this field. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to, women's projects, education, environmental sustainability, medical services, community development, and legal aid.

The Tania Zouikin Arts Internship Award in International Development 2006 recipients:

  • Florence Jean-Jacobs (B.A., Political Science and Economics) Faida Biashara Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Lior Miller (B.A., Psychology) Umoja Women's Group, Archer's Post, Kenya
  • Vanessa Redditt (B.A. International Development Studies) Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Milena Pandy-Szekeres (B.A., International Development Studies) IMPACT (Indigenous Movement for Peace and Conflict Transformation), Dol Dol, Kenya

Four students awarded the Roland Arts Summer Internship Award 2006

The Roland Arts Internship Summer Award was established by the generous support of the David Roland family to help students gain practical experience through an internship in their relevant field of study. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Internship Office, this award was designed to provide partial funding as a supplement to assist students with travel and other related expenses. Undergraduate students from all departments and interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts are eligible to apply for funding. Projects may be located abroad or in Canada with a host organization working in international development or community development with a focus on work benefiting the local community and society as a whole.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposal and their own academic and personal accomplishments. Evidence of appropriate academic background and relevant work or research experience in this area are important criteria in the selection of the interns. Returning students are required to participate in an information session to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and the larger McGill community.

The Roland Summer Internship Award 2006 recipients:

  • Kaitlin Dearham (B.A., Anthropology) Indigenous Information Network, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Antoine Samuel Maufette-Alavo (B.A., International Development Studies and Political Science) Asociación Gabriela Mistral, Lima, Peru
  • Hélène Mercier (B.A., International Development Studies and Political Science) Fundación IDEAS, Cordoba, Argentina
  • Eriko Suzuki (B.A., Economics and International Development Studies) Africa Now, Kisumu, Kenya

Chu-Lynne Ng awarded Arsenault Family Foundation Internship Funding in Peace Studies 2006

Chu-Lynne, an undergraduate in the Faculty of Arts, will pursue an internship project thanks to generous support from the Arsenault Family Foundation.

The Arsenault Family Foundation Internship Funding in Peace Studies was established by Marcel and Cynda Arsenault to help foster the development of Arts' students' understanding of world peace. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Arts Undergraduate Internship Office, these awards are designed to provide partial financial support to students who wish to pursue an internship in an organization whose mission is to further or support peace or peace studies, or at an organization where the student will intern on issues that contribute to the furtherance of world peace. A unique aspect of the program is its focus on providing support to undergraduates. Upon their return to McGill, the students are required to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and with the larger McGill community.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposal, their academic record and their personal accomplishments. Students must show a demonstrated interest in the area of peace studies and propose an internship with a host organization actively engaged in peace studies or related endeavors. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to, human rights, medical services, community development, and legal aid.

The Arsenault Family Foundation Internship Funding in Peace Studies 2005 recipients:

  • Chu-Lynne Ng (B.A., English Literature and International Development Studies), Sadaka-Reut, Jaffa, Israel

Twenty-two students awarded the Faculty of Arts Internship Award 2006

The Faculty of Arts Internship Award was established by The Faculty of Arts to help students gain practical experience through an internship in their relevant field of study. Administered through the Dean's Office in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Internship Office, these awards are designed to provide partial funding as a supplement to assist students with travel and other related expenses. Upon their return to McGill, the students are required to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and with the larger McGill community.

Students are selected based upon the quality of their internship proposal, their academic record and their personal accomplishments. Evidence of appropriate academic background, and relevant work or research experience will be important criteria in the selection of the interns.

The Faculty of Arts Internship Award 2006 recipients:

  • Catherine Bédard (B.A., International Development Studies), Faida Biashara Ltd., Nairobi,. Kenya
  • Vivianna Boilès-Léonard (B.A., Anthropology), National Museums of Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Emilie Couture-Glassco (B.A., Anthropology and Women's Studies), Projet Accompagnement Quebec-Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Catalina Holguin (M.A., English Literature), Iniciativa Mujeres Colombianas por la Paz, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Julia Hood (B.A., International Development Studies), Women's Group, Archer's Post
  • Traci Johnson (B.A., International Development Studies) EDUCA, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Melissa Koziebrocki (B.A., Art History), National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Amanda Luterman (B.A., Psychology and Women's Studies), Feminist Majority Foundation, Beverly Hills, USA
  • Rachel Migicovsky (B.A., International Development Studies), Umoja Women's Group, Archer's Post, Kenya
  • David Mitchell (B.A., Art History and English Literature), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Julie Moreau (M.A., Political Science) Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Accra, Ghana
  • Holly Nazar (B.A., International Development Studies) Ghana Integrity Initiative, Accra, Ghana
  • Livia Ottisova (B.A., International Development Studies and Psychology) Ashraya Initiative for Children, Pune, India
  • Tyler Palov (B.A., International Development Studies), Organización de Agricultores Biologicos (ORAB), Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Marie-Madeleine Rancé (B.A., Philosophy and History), Cooperativo Barrio la Juanita, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Alexis Roman (B.A., Political Science), Kallari Association, Tena, Ecuador
  • Jehan Shibli (B.A., International Development Studies and English Literature), Rehnuma, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Julia Smith (B.A., International Development Studies) The Sharing Way and Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Lesley Suss (B.A., International Development Studies) Fundación IDEAS, Cordoba, Argentina
  • Benjamin Travers (B.A., English Literature and Philosophy), IMPACT (Indigenous Movement for Peace and Conflict Transformation), Dol Dol, Kenya
  • Roxanne Tremblay (B.A., International Development Studies), World Health Organization, Jerusalem
  • Malek Yalaoui (International Development Studies and Political Science), African Development Bank (ADB), Tunis, Tunisia.

Returning students are required to participate in an information session to share their experiences with other students in the Faculty of Arts and the larger McGill community. This event will take place at the end of September. We welcome all members of the McGill community to attend.