Lorne H. Russwurm Memorial Award

Award type: 
Financial need awards/bursaries
Award description: 

This award has been established in memory of Lorne Russwurm, an internationally known researcher and Professor of Geography 1967-1987. Professor Russwurm was highly regarded by students for his excellence as a teacher and advisor until his death in January 1987. One or more awards valued at a minimum of $600 will be made to recipient(s) who will normally be undergraduate Geography and Environmental Management students entering second, third, or fourth year who began studies as a mature student, have a good academic average (minimum 70%), and who have demonstrated a need for financial assistance. Consideration may also be given to mature graduate students and to undergraduate Geography and Environmental Management students in general. Preference will be given to persons who have actively participated in student, community, or other organizations.

Value description: 

one or more awards valued at a minimum of $600

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • undergraduate & graduate students (preference to undergrads) who began their studies as a mature student
  • minimum 70% overall average
  • financial need
  • extracurricular involvement
  • Ontario resident
Masters, Doctoral
Environment→Geography & Environmental Mgmt
Canadian/Permanent resident
Selection process: 
Application required
Winter, Spring, Fall
Additional instructions: 

Applications are available from the Student Awards & Financial Aid (SAFA) office.

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