Scholarships and Bursaries
The Macklin family first settled in Northumberland County in 1832 upon immigrating from Devon, England, and has participated actively in the community since that time.
Harold Lawson Macklin, Youngest son of Stanley and Vergie (Nee Morton) was born in Cobourg Hospital on May 4th, 1920.
Harold graduated from the faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto in the class of forty-three and was immediately inducted into the Royal Canadian Engineers, officers training program. Following discharge from the corp in September of 1945, with a rank of Captain, He joined the staff of the department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto where he served in a full-time or part-time capacity until retirement, as Professor Emeritus in 1984.
Harold was a founding partner of Marshall Macklin Monaghan, consulting engineer, and its president from 1960 to 1974 and chairman of the board until his retirement in 1985. Participating in activities of his profession included: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and its president in 1973-74; The Engineering Institute of Canada and its president in 1984-85; The Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and The Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada.
Although Harold left the Cobourg area for interests elsewhere because his roots were in farming in Northumberland County, he kept in touch through Glenmac Farm with his son Hugh, the build-up of Linmac Inc.
Linmac Inc., a Macklin family-owned business, has been involved in the development of land and buildings in southern Ontario since 1959. The company currently has interests in agricultural and commercial properties in Cobourg and Hamilton Township. The Fleming Building, which houses the Cobourg Campus, was built by Linmac in 1989.
Awarded to a student matching the following criteria:
Domestic, Demonstrating Financial Need. Preference is first given to full-time students in any program at the Cobourg Campus. If no programs are available at the Cobourg campus, then full-time students from Northumberland County in all Fleming programs may be considered.
- The eligible student with the highest GPA who hasn't already received a donor-sponsored bursary in this academic year.
* Student must have resided in Ontario for twelve months prior to beginning their post-secondary studies.
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