Our Donors

Jim Miller

Jim Miller

Jim Miller is a retired soil scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, and has a Ph.D. in Soil Science from the University of Alberta. Although not an alumni of the University of Lethbridge, he is a strong supporter of the U of L. Jim joined...

John Hamilton

John Hamilton

John Hamilton was a dear friend and colleague from the beginning of the University. This award was established at John’s request, following his death in 1975.

Kathy Pierzchala

Kathy Pierzchala

Kathy Pierzchala, retired nurse and long-time Lethbridge resident, established this bursary to encourage students to pursue the rewarding profession of nursing.

Kevin and Kathy Nugent

Kevin and Kathy Nugent

This award is established by Kevin and Kathy Nugent and their family in order to support Aboriginal students in achieving their educational goals.

Larissa Featherstone

Larissa Featherstone

Larissa Featherstone, a UofL Management alumnus, established this award with her family to reward emerging leaders and to encourage those who plan to use their leadership skills to make a difference for others.

Lloyd Simpson and Robert Simpson

Lloyd Simpson and Robert Simpson

Lloyd Simpson was born in Cardston and Robert Simpson was born in Boundary Creek in the mid 1920’s. The Simpson Markinch Ranch has been in operation in southern Alberta since about 1913.

Logan Tait

Logan Tait

Logan Tait was a long-time Lethbridge resident, Chartered Accountant and realtor/business owner whose love of his family and success in the sporting world were matched by his service to his profession and the community. Logan had a successful business career as a...

Mahfooz Abdul Azeez

Mahfooz Abdul Azeez

The Nafeesa Resiliency Award is named after the donor’s grandmother who has shown enormous resiliency throughout her life. She was self-taught in reading and continues to inspire others. The award is dedicated towards those students who embody her core attributes:...

Mark Bellamy

Mark Bellamy

Established by Mark Bellamy, a U of L Engineering Transfer Program graduate and dedicated supporter of the University.

Mary Agnes Crow

Mary Agnes Crow

This award was bequeathed to the University of Lethbridge by Mary Agnes Crow who passed away in 1979. She directed that a scholarship be given to a graduate of the Barons Consolidated High School who exemplifies the qualities of scholarship, sound moral character and...

Mike and Linda Shaikh

Mike and Linda Shaikh

Muthada Boora Family

Muthada Boora Family

Baljinder (Bal) Sing Boora first came to Canada in September 1972, originally settling in Toronto. After just five months, he boarded a train to Western Canada and hopped off the line in Brooks, Alta. There, he put his civil engineering skills to work. Over the next...

Neil and Beverly Holmes

Neil and Beverly Holmes

Dr. Neil D. Holmes was the first chairman of the board of Governors of the University of Lethbridge. When he passed away in 1989, his wife Mrs. Bev Holmes, wished to establish this award in his honour. Photo was taken in 1977 when the University held a Homecoming...

Oliver Collumbell Kelly

Oliver Collumbell Kelly

Oliver and Gladis Kelly farmed 13 miles northeast of Claresholm from the early 1920’s until Mr. Kelly’s reitrement. Subsequently, the couple lived in Claresholm until Mr. Kelly’s death in 1974 at age 88, and Mrs. Kelly’s death April 19, 1984 at age 86. Oliver Kelly...

Patrick and Jennifer Forrest

Patrick and Jennifer Forrest

This award was established through a personal gift from Patrick and Jennifer Forrest. Patrick is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge and a committed advocate and volunteer for the University.

Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc.

Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc.

Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc. is dedicated to promoting engineering excellence in Southern Alberta.

Robert Kimmitt

Robert Kimmitt

Mr. Kimmitt was born on December 6, 1911 and passed away peacefully on December 11, 2007. The years in between were filled with many wonderful adventures, dedication to the profound value of education, and service to his greater community. He began his teaching...

Roloff Beny Foundation

Roloff Beny Foundation

Roloff Beny, photographer, painter and designer, has long been famous for his photography as reflected in his beautiful books which include To Everything There Is A Season, his portrait of Canada. He was born in Alberta. The University of Lethbridge awarded him an...

Ronald B. Coleman

Ronald B. Coleman

Ron and Joyce Sakamoto

Ron and Joyce Sakamoto

Successful music business professionals and long-time supporters of the Department of Music at the University of Lethbridge, the Sakamotos have established these award to help encourage gifted music students to pursue careers in the digital audio arts.

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada is a Canadian Scouting association providing programs for young people, aged 5 to 26, with the stated aim “to help develop well rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world.”

Supporting Our Students (SOS)

Supporting Our Students (SOS)

We are U of L faculty, staff and retirees who are helping our students shine brighter by contributing to Supporting Our Students (SOS), an annual campaign that raises money for student awards and on-campus student-focused initiatives.

The Hamabata-Major Family

The Hamabata-Major Family

LaVerne Hisako Hamabata was a beautiful southern Alberta woman who is remembered for her gentle Buddhist ways and how she impacted many lives in southern Alberta. Born in the Galt Hospital, LaVerne was the third child of Kamasuke and Chiduka Hamabata. She grew up on...

Tracy Oosterbroek

Tracy Oosterbroek

Established in memory of Tracy Oosterbroek’s parents, Bob and Carolyn Neilson, and her brother Jeff Neilson.

University of Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a public comprehensive and research university, founded in the liberal education tradition, located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, with a second campus in the city of Calgary, Alberta.

University of Lethbridge Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Lethbridge Faculty of Health Sciences

Since our founding in 1980, the Faculty of Health Sciences has been dedicated to providing superb evidence informed health education that embraces complementary approaches, is creative in its application and unique in its perspective.

Van and Helen Christou

Van and Helen Christou

Thanks to the support of the community, the Dhillon School of Business has established the Van and Helen Christou Scholarship Fund. Van Christou was a firm believe of hard work, moderation, education and the appreciation of beauty. Acting on these values, Christou...

Vivien Kossuth

Vivien Kossuth

Established by Vivien Kossuth, a Mechanical Professional Engineer.

Wayne and Rhonda Kwan (Hiroba)

Wayne and Rhonda Kwan (Hiroba)

Wayne Kwan immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1974. The youngest of 14 children, he was encouraged by his father, Cheung Zhan`wen Kwan, to go off and see other parts of the world to learn, enrich and develop his own personal vision. It was one that stressed...

World University Service of Canada (Lethbridge)

World University Service of Canada (Lethbridge)

WUSC’s vision is a better world for all young people.