James L. Hunt Scholarship

Established on honour of Professor Emeritus James L. Hunt, Medal of Merit recipient. The recipient will have achieved the highest cumulative average over 80%. This award cannot be held with any other awards offered by the Department of Physics. Application is not required.

Jim Hunt graduated from Guelph C.V.I., and received an Hon. B.A. from Queens, and an M.A. and PhD from the U of Toronto.  He has received both a provincial and a national teaching award. He was co-designer of the MacNaughton Building, and Chair of the committee which designed the Guelph Waterloo link used for joint graduate courses.  He received the University’s Medal of Merit in 1999.  

He was the organizer of the project to design the stained glass window cover for the MacNaughton Building entrance, and most recently he has been working on using physics to create anamorphic art.  Jim created the anamorph located in the MacNaughton Foyer, as well as the recently dedicated anamorph located in the Science Complex.  He also designed, with artist Allan Mackay, a large-scale outdoor anamorph which is on permanent display in Kitchener at the intersection of King and Frederick streets. 

Amount: One of $1,500

Qualifications: Students registered in any major offered by the Department of Physics that have completed 10.0 credits and have achieved a minimum 80% cumulative average.


Year Winner
2021 Callum Wareham
2020 Anton Naim Ibrahim
2019 Liam Schmidt
2018 Devin Hymers
2017 Lia Formenti
2016 Charlie Pham
2015 William Dawkins
2014 Mateusz Buraszynski
2013 Hillary Dawkins
2012 Kevin Sinclair
2011 Kevin Sinclair
2010 Matthew O'Halloran
2009 Jonathan Grossauer
2008 Kyle Manchee
2007 Amanda O'Halloran