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Faculty of Environmental Studies Awards


Faculty of Environmental Studies Upper-Year Scholarships

A limited number of upper-year scholarships will be made available to students enrolled in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. The amounts of each award will vary and in general the scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement in prior years.

American Institute of Architects Certificate

This certificate is presented to the graduating student in Architecture with the second highest overall academic standing from first- to fifth-year.

American Institute of Architects Medal

This medal is presented to the graduating student in Architecture with the highest overall academic standing from first- to fifth-year.

Architecture Fourth Year Entry Prize

This $500 award is given to the student returning to fourth-year Architecture with the best overall achievement in design in the Bachelor of Environmental Studies program.

Jo Beglo Book Prize

An annual award is presented for outstanding work in a designated project in the 2B cultural history course of the Architecture program.

Canadian Association of Geographers Prize

A prize is awarded annually for academic proficiency to a graduating student in a four-year Geography program.

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Awards in Building Science

Proceeds from the bi-annual conference on Building Science and Technology are used to provide $3,000 for scholarships to be awarded to Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Architecture students at either the undergraduate(3B, 4A or 4B) or graduate level. For consideration, candidates should be academically above average and have an interest in Building Science and Building Technology. Interested students should contact Dr. Eric Burnett in Civil Engineering.

Credit Valley Conservation Authority Foundation Scholarship

The Credit Valley Conservation Foundation offers one scholarship valued at $500 annually to an undergraduate student registered in either Geography or Urban and Regional Planning who attains the highest academic standing. Successful candidates' permanent address must be within a member municipality of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority. No application is necessary.

Energy + Design Award

Fibreglass Canada and Professor Joe Somfay of the School of Architecture have made available an annual award valued at $200. The award is presented to an Architecture student who submits the best energy-related design.

Environment and Resource Studies Scholarships

Interested students in their second, third or fourth year should submit a letter of application outlining the nature and significance of their recent or current activities on environmental issues, along with a copy of their most recent mark report to the Undergraduate Scholarship Committee no later than January 15th each year.

John Geddes Memorial Award

Three awards valued at $150 each are awarded to full-time undergraduates in each of the departments of Environment and Resource Studies, Geography and Urban and Regional Planning. Selection criteria is based on marks received in Env S 178 and Env S 200 and on the individual's exceptional contribution to their community including involvement in both University and non-University groups or committees. Work-term performance may be considered in addition to community activities but will not be the sole basis of determination. Application deadline is October 31 each year.

Kaderali Prize for Excellence

A prize fund of $500 is awarded for design excellence to students in the final year of the Architecture Program.

Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Architecture

The medal is awarded to a graduating student for outstanding thesis work, high academic record and significant contribution to the life of the School.

John McKay Memorial Award

This award has been established in memory of a student who died in an airplane accident while on a work term in Northwestern Ontario. Interest from an endowment is awarded annually to a Co-op Geography student who is completing the 4B term. Candidates are selected on the basis of good academic standing, work-term performance, and broad involvement in the Co-op Program and class activities.

Mediacom Inc. Scholarship

In recognition of the multi-faceted nature of the planning discipline, Mediacom offers an annual scholarship of $1,000. The scholarship is presented to a third- or fourth- year student in the School of Urban and Regional Planning based on an interest in planning and academic standing.

Herb Nemeth Scholarship

A $200 scholarship is presented to a student entering third or fourth year who has achieved the highest marks in three regional geography courses and who has an average of over 75% in all Geography courses.

Ontario Association of Architects Guild Medal

A medal is presented to a graduating student (BArch) for excellence in architectural design.

Ontario Association of Architects Second Year Award

An award of $1,200 is given in recognition of outstanding overall academic achievement in the second year of the Architecture program.

Ontario Association of Architects Third Year Award

An award of $1,200 is given in recognition of outstanding overall academic achievement in the third year of the Architecture program.

Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship

A $1,200 scholarship may be awarded to a full-time student who has completed the third year of study in resource management or a related field and who intends to continue in this program. Foundation applications are available in the Student Awards Office and must be submitted during the 3B term or the third year of the Regular program by May 31 each year.

Pollution Probe at Brantford Award

The award is made annually to a deserving student from Brant County who has an excellent academic record in a program in Environmental Studies, preferably entering second year.

Richard B. Rodger Memorial Prize

This book prize was established with funds contributed by relatives and friends in memory of the late Richard B. Rodger, BES '71 (Geography). The book is presented each year, on the basis of marks, to a Geography student completing the third year of study.

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal

The medal is presented to a graduating student on the basis of high proficiency in the BArch Program.

Lorne H. Russwurm Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship valued at $600 has been established in memory of Lorne Russwurm, an internationally known researcher and a Professor of Geography from 1967 until his death in January 1987. Professor Russwurm was highly regarded by students for his excellence as a teacher and advisor. The recipient will normally be an undergraduate Geography student entering second, third or fourth year who began studies as a mature student. No application necessary.

Marj Schaefer Award

An award of $200 is given to an Architecture student in good academic standing who has made a notable contribution to the school community.

Ron Sims Purchase Prize

A $500 award for outstanding presentation work in thesis is presented to a fifth-year Architecture student. The work is retained by the School for permanent display in the Architecture building.

Smale Fellowship

An award of $600 is given to a student in the fourth year of the Architecture program with high academic and design achievement, who shows leadership ability and the potential to play a notable role in the profession.

Sweets Catalogue Prizes

An award of $500 is made available annually by McGraw-Hill for outstanding design work in the third year of the Architecture program. An award of $1,000 is made available annually by McGraw-Hill for outstanding design work in the fifth year of the Architecture Program.

Alan Weeks Memorial Award

Established in memory of Alan Weeks, an award is presented annually to a full-time student enrolled in Year Three of Honours Urban and Regional Planning based on academic achievement. Students who demonstrate the greatest degree of personal growth in the conceptual and innovative aspects of design during their second year (PLAN 256, Environmental Design) will be considered. NoJapplication is necessary.

Yolles Partnership (3rd year) Technology Prize

A prize, valued at $500, will be provided to a third year Architecture student. The prize is made to a student who has achieved the highest overall standing in Technology courses taken from Year One to Year Two. The award will be made in April each year.

Yolles Partnership (5th year) Technology Prize

A prize, valued at $500, will be provided to a fifth year Architecture student. The prize is made to a student who has achieved the highest overall standing in Technology courses throughout the course of the Architecture program. The award will be made in April each year.

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