Emily Ruston Mann Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Award type: 
Scholarships, Research specific awards
Award description: 

A scholarship valued at $1,800, will be awarded annually to a graduate student registered full time in either the Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo.

Selection will be based on scholastic excellence (minimum cumulative average of 80%). Preference will be given to students with demonstrated research or interest in the area of food systems, food security, or food agriculture. Further preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership and community engagement.

Interested and eligible students must complete an application found on the Faculty of Environment website and submit it to the Assistant to the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Environment by February 1. The Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, in the Faculty of Environment will select a recipient annually in the winter term.

This fund is made possible by donations from Emily Ruston Mann's parents, Shayne Mann and Kathy Ruston, her partner Matthew Morrison, her family, friends and alumni from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability and the Department  of Geography and Environment Management.

Value: 
$1,800
Value description: 

The goal is to provide at least one Award valued at $1,800.00 annually. The value and/or number of Awards may change from year to year.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Full-time graduate students registered in the Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Environment.
  • Selection to be based on scholastic excellence (minimum cumulative average of 80% ).
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated research or interest in the area of food systems, food security, or food agriculture.
  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership and community engagement.
     
Level: 
Masters, Doctoral
Program:
Environment→Environment, Enterprise & Development, Environment, Resources & Sustainability, Geography & Environmental Mgmt, Planning
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Term: 
Winter
Application deadline: 
February 1
Additional instructions: 

Interested and eligible students must complete an application found on the Faculty of Environment website and submit it to the Assistant to the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Environment by February 1.
 

Contact detail: 

Please contact the Environment Faculty Administrative Assistant for further information about this award.