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Introducing the Recipients of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Winners of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence

This academic year, the Faculty of Environment was pleased to award the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence to four very deserving incoming first-year students to acknowledge their outstanding work both in the classrooms and through their extra curricular activities. Each winner has demonstrated excellent leadership skills, a passion for the environment and academic excellence.Congratulations Lena, Ashoke, Mallory and Hashveenah!

The scholarship is valued at $7,500. Interested in applying for 2017?  Apply for the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence.

Meet the Recipients 

Lena Nguyen

Lena Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence Program: International Development 

"I want to use my degree [in International Development] to work in emergency/disaster management and foreign aid focusing on helping areas after major events such as natural disasters. I also plan to travel, visiting as many UNESCO World Heritage Sites as I possibly can."

Find out more about Lena Nguyen.

Ashoke Mohanraj

Ashoke Mohanraj, winner of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence Program: Environment, Resources and Sustainability 

“I hope to help create sustainability plans that help reduce energy consumption around campus through implementing programs revolving around things such as carpooling, harnessing alternative energy, reducing ecological footprints and the various other means in which we can save energy efficiently.”

Find out more about Ashoke Mohanraj.

Mallory Pace

Mallory Pace, winner of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for ExcellenceProgram: Geography and Environmental Management

“I look forward to all of the experiences that the University of Waterloo has to offer. The vast range of courses available will help mold my future and assist in developing my own knowledge of the world."

Find out more about Mallory Pace.

Hashveenah Manoharan

Hashveenah Manoharan, winner of the 2016 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence Program: Environment, Resources and Sustainability

“I think that desensitization towards the severity of environmental issues is largely linked to a disconnect from nature. To personally help address the issue, nature education is a vital step. It’s important to embed our generation and generations to come with a connection to what needs to be fought for.”

Find out more about Hashveenah Manoharan.