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Undergraduate Scholarships: The School of the Environment

Barbara Green Scholarships in Environmental Entrepreneurship I & II

  • Established by T. David Scrymgeour and Sandra Beaumont
  • The donor's primary interest is in supporting Canadian students who are interested in studying the disciplines associated with the School of the Environment and who have a long-term commitment to contributing to the vitality of their local communities.
  • (For Year II) - To be awarded on the basis of merit to a full-time undergraduate student beginning year two in the School of the Environment. Consideration will be given to academic ability, involvement in sports and extracurricular activities, community engagement, and entrepreneurial spirit. This award is renewable on the basis of continued full-time registration in the School of the Environment and minimum annual GPA of 3.0. Contact the School of the Environment for application and deadline information.

 

Chachra Family Scholarship in Environment and Science

  • Established by Fakir Chachra.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in a B.Sc. Specialist or Major Program offered by the Centre for Environment in the Faculty of Arts & Science, on the basis of financial need.  Academic merit will also be considered.

 

Douglas Pimlott Awards
  • Established by the colleagues and friends of the late Professor Douglas Pimlott, former Professor of Zoology, Forestry and Fellow of Innis College.
  • To be awarded to one or more undergraduate students enrolled in a program offered by the Centre for Environment on the basis of financial need.  In addition, academic merit combined with a demonstrated commitment to social involvement in environmental issues will be considered.  In recognition of the history of undergraduate environmental issues at Innis College, preference will be given to Innis students if applicants are of equal merit.

 

Douglas Pimlott OSOTF Awards
  • Established by the colleagues and friends of the late Professor Douglas Pimlott, former Professor of Zoology, Forestry and Fellow of Innis College.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to one or more undergraduate students enrolled in a program offered by the Centre for Environment on the basis of financial need.  In addition, academic merit combined with a demonstrated commitment to social involvement in environmental issues will be considered.  In recognition of the history of undergraduate environmental issues at Innis College, preference will be given to Innis students if applicants are of equal merit. Contact the School of the Environment for application and deadline information.

 

Dr. Stanley Allan Cord Scholarship in Environmental Studies
  • Established through a generous gift by Ena Cord, in memory of her husband Dr. Allan Cord.
  • (For Year III/IV) - To be awarded to an undergraduate student in the third or fourth year of a program offered by the Centre for Environment, on the basis of academic merit.

 

Frances L. Allen Scholarship
  • Established through a generous gift from Frances L. Allen.
  • (For Year II/III) - Awarded to an outstanding second or third year student in a Specialist or Major BA program in the School of the Environment.

 

Jane Goodall Scholarship
  • Established through the generous donations of the Jane Goodall Institute and friends of Jane Goodall.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to one or more outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in a program offered by the Centre for Environment.  Preference will be given to students who are focusing on studies of environment and development.  However, this preference does not preclude other environmental students from being eligible. Contact The School of the Environment for application and deadline information.

 

Jane Joy Memorial Scholarship: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability
  • Established by the University of Toronto Women’s Association (UTWA).
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to an undergraduate student specializing or majoring in science programs through the Centre for Environment.  Consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated involvement in sustainability issues.  Recipients must be in good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need as determined by OTSS guidelines.

 

Kathryn S. Rolph Scholarship
  • Established by the Estate of the late Edward A. Rolph.
  • (For Year II/III) - Awarded to an outstanding second or third year student n a program offered by the School of the Environment who has achieved a high mark in a course on environmental issues offered by or on behalf of the School.

 

Peter John Hare Memorial Scholarship in Environment
  • Established by the University of Toronto Senior Alumni Association.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to a Specialist or Major in Environmental Studies on the basis of academic merit and financial need.  Preference will be given to students taking courses in Environment and Science.  Demonstrated commitment to social involvement in environmental issues will also be considered. Contact the School of the Environment for application and deadline information.

 

Robert Hunter Scholarship
  • Established by CHUM Limited and generously supported by various donors.
  • (For Any Year) - To be awarded to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in a program offered by the Centre for Environment.  Preference will be given to students who are focusing their environmental studies on climate; however, this preference does not preclude other environmental students from being eligible. Contact the School of the Environment for application and deadline information.

 

Rodney White Environmental Studies Scholarship
  • Established by family and friends in memory of Professor Rodney White, an internationally renowned authority in transdisciplinary and international research relating to urban and environmental infrastructure and management, adaptation to climate change and environmental risk and liability. He collaborated with others in research and teaching on urban sustainability, risk analysis and environmental finance, and as Director of the former Institute for Environmental Studies, helped in the founding of the Centre for Environment, which became the School of the Environment.
  • To be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student(s) in their 3rd year, enrolled in the School of the Environment at the University of Toronto on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to a student studying topics relating to the environment and international development.

 

School of the Environment Student Award

Established through the donations from various donors to the Centre for Environment Annual Fund.

  • (For Any Year) - It is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Centre for Environment.  Financial need must be considered, where academic merit will also be considered.

 

Sidney and Lucille Silver Scholarship
  • Established by family members in honour of Mr. and Mrs. Silver’s 50th wedding anniversary.
  • (For Year III) - Student in a Specialist or double Major program in environmental studies (the relevant programs are listed in the Arts & Science Calendar under The School of the Environment).

 

Skip Willis Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Established by Family and friends of Skip Willis.
  • To be awarded to a student enrolled in a program offered by the School of the Environment. Academic merit combined with the following will be considered: 1) Demonstrated passion for issues directly related to adaption and mitigation of climate change in Canada 2) Demonstrated desire to learn more about market based instruments and their use by Governments, Industry and others as solutions to the challenge of climate change 3) Demonstrated interest in the use of international capital markets and the linkages to international carbon offset projects.
  • (For Any Year) - The award was created in honour of Errick “Skip” Willis who was an international recognized expert in climate change, a valued member of the Environmental Finance Committee at the Centre for the Environment, and an instructor with the Centre’s Carbon Finance program. Skip was a frequent guest lecturer for numerous undergraduate and graduate courses, and a generous mentor to students. The award honours his commitment to civil discourse and progress on climate change issues. Contact the School of the Environment for application and deadline information.