Attention Computer Science Students with at least two semesters of coursework…

You could be eligible to apply for the David L. Squires Scholarship


David L. Squires was a staff member at the Memorial University of Newfoundland who was always willing to help worthwhile students.  David was also a hard working and very respected member of the Data Processing Management Association (DPMA). The Squires Foundation was created in honour of David L. Squires by his DPMA peers to help students.

The Squires Foundation was incorporated in 1994 to: 

1.    Promote excellence in the study of informatics by individuals;

2.    Conduct or sponsor research in informatics education; and

3.    Sponsor informatics educational offerings to the public


The Squires Foundation provides scholarships each year to students who: 

1.    demonstrate significant financial need;

2.    are Canadian Citizens OR Landed Immigrants;

3.    are in a full time Computer Science program at a University or College;

4.    have successfully completed 2 full semesters in this program; and,

5.    reached a high level of scholastic achievement. 

A student must meet all requirements to qualify.

How to Apply

Go to  and select the scholarship tab. Application is online. Deadline is October 31, 2014.

Please be assured that financial and other confidential information will remain secure and used only for purposes of evaluating the scholarship applications. The student number is required to cross-check against student records at the educational institution. The social insurance number is required so that we may issue a T4 Tax Form in the event that you receive the award. In cases where physical documentary evidence is required, please indicate that you have the material and outline its general content. If you are selected as an award recipient based on the information you provide electronically, you will be asked to submit the physical evidence before the award will be issued.