David M. Forget Memorial Award in Geology

Award type: 
Award description: 

Established in memory of David M. Forget, an award valued up to $1,200 will be made annually to a student enrolled in Year Two of Earth Sciences, Geological Engineering or other Earth major program. Students who can demonstrate an interest in the geosciences combined with a love and respect for nature, a good ability and interest in writing and a dedication to their studies are invited to write a short essay (2,000 words maximum) explaining their eligibility for this award and addressing the criteria as stated above. Further information may be obtained from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Value description: 

up to $1,200

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • demonstrated interest in geology
  • love and respect for nature
  • good ability and interest in writing - short essay is required
Year Two
Engineering→Geological Engineering; Science→Earth and Environmental Sciences
Canadian citizen/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable term Undergraduate Award Application
    • At this time we are only accepting applications for awards with Spring deadlines (May - August).
    • The application for awards with deadlines in a future term will be available by the start of that term – please check back later.
    • Complete a separate application for each award you wish to be considered for.
    • Access the form on our Undergraduate Studies Forms page.
Application deadline: 
February 1
Extended application deadline: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Contact detail: 

Please contact Luke Balch in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department/Science UG Office if you have questions about this award.

Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your Quest account each term. Fall 2020 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts starting August 5 and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.

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