Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research to outstanding full-time master’s or Ph.D. students entering or proceeding in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science. This scholarship was endowed in 2002 through a generous bequest from the estate of Naida Belle Waite BA/61. A recognized authority on adult learning and literacy, Waite had a long and exemplary career with various departments within the federal and provincial public service.