Awards, Prizes and Scholarships
Awarded directly by the TSE. Available to both full-time and part-time students. No application necessary.
Cyril and Jenny Carter Scholarship in Environmental Studies
Awarded to a student of high academic achievement and promise entering the second, third or further year of the Environmental Studies Program.
Heather Glendinning McMurter Prize
This award was established in memory of Heather J. Glendinning McMurter who graduated with a BSc from the Environmental Studies Program in 1988. Awarded annually to a student entering the fourth year (having completed 15 courses) of the Environmental & Resource Science/Studies program whose research paper in ERS 3000 or 4000 level is judged the best of the year.
J. Percy MacNaughton Prize
Awarded to the student achieve the highest academic standing in Environmental and Resource Studies entering the fourth year.
Robert J.D. Page Scholarship
Established by Dr. Robert J.D. Page, who was associated with the ERS program from its beginnings. Two scholarships with a value of $1000 each, awarded annually to students entering fourth year who best combine academic achievement and public environmental service. The recipients are selected by the TSE.
Ecological Restoration Achievement Prize
Awarded annually to the graduating student in the Ecological Restoration BSc program who has achieved the highest standing.
Founders Prize in Geography
This prize was established by alumni in recognition of the founders of the Trent University Geography Department, Professors Peter Adams and Fred Helleiner. It is awarded to the Geography single or joint-major who has displayed extraordinary commitment to the department and the discipline of Geography.
Currie Honours Prize
Available to students enrolled in GEOG 4010Y or 4020D (Honours Thesis). Selection is based on both academic achievement and proposed thesis research. A total prize of $1000 is divided among up to three selected winners.
Gordon Campbell Memorial Prize
In memory of Gordon Campbell, a former Trent Geography student, one award of $350 is given annually to a third or fourth-year undergraduate student in a single or joint-major program in Geography with a demonstrated and continuing interest in the Canadian North.
Emmett Duff Prize
The gift of Professor T.H.B. Symons, Celanese Canada Inc., and John D. Stevenson, QC, in memory of the late J. Emmett Duff, who, without formal training in the subject was possessed of an intense love of traditional geography. A prize of $250 is awarded to the Geography Honours student (single or joint-major) who has demonstrated the best application and communication of a research project using Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
Marjorie Elizabeth Foster Prize
Given in memory of Marjorie Elizabeth Foster. The award is made to the Geography single or joint-major student who achieves the highest combined (average) mark in GEOG 3100H and GEOG 3110H, epitomizing the spirit of an integrated geographical approach to the study of Geography.
Chartwell Scholarship in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Awarded to a student achieving the highest academic standing in the SAFS B.A. or B.Sc. Program (major or joint major) entering the fourth year.
IESS Prize for Graduating Students in Science Studies
Two prizes. Outstanding contributions to Indigenous Environmental Science/Studies and to the student who has the highest grade graduating with an IESS degree.
Stantec Geoscience Award
Awarded to the student in the Environmental Geoscience with the highest overall average entering the 4th year.
J.P. Bickell Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships are supported by the Bickell Foundation and awarded to TSE students (B-average at second year or higher) who can demonstrate (through academics/ research/ work experience) a strong interest in the mining industry/ field.
Trent University has a full and diverse program of academic awards designed to foster and reward high academic achievement among its students. Among these are a number of Scholarships and Prizes intended for School of the Environment degree programs.
Application is required for the following awards:
- TD Green Undergraduate Scholarships
- TD Green Undergraduate Awards
- Eric Franklin Bursary
- D.R. Walling Family Bursary
- Mathew Russell Ferguson Memorial Award in Environmental & Resource Science/ Studies OTSS
- ERS Alumni Bursary
- Peterborough Horticultural Society Award
- Ron Campbell Bursary
- WB Family Foundation Award
- Morden Yolles Bursaries in Environmental Science/ Studies
- Bill Armstrong Scholarship
- Peter Gzowski Northern Scholarship
- Geography WEGS/ Northern Bursary
- Duncan and Isabel Bath Bursary
To apply or for more information, visit Student Finances