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Scholarships offered by conservation foundation

CAMBRIDGE - Post-secondary students planning a career in an environmental field may be eligible to apply for one of three scholarships offered by the Grand River Conservation Foundation.

The deadline to apply is in May and applications and details are available online.

SC Johnson Environmental Scholarship

Helps a university or college student continue study in the conservation or environmental field. Applications are open to full-time students who have completed their third year or sixth semester of an honours program at a watershed university (Waterloo, Guelph, Laurier), or second year of engineering at Conestoga College. The value of the 2017 scholarship is $4,000. The submission deadline is May 31 at 4:30pm.

Allan Holmes Scholarship

Created in memory of Allan Holmes, a community leader in conservation and the GRCA’s Chief Administrative Officer from 1991 to 2000.

The scholarship is for a student enrolled in a graduate-level program focused on applied research in the field of resource management.

Applicants must be registered at a Grand River watershed-based university. The value of the 2017 scholarship is $2,000. The deadline is May 15 at 4:30pm.

McEwen Clean Water Prize

The McEwen Clean Water Prize was created in 2010 by Murray McEwen, a philanthropist and active community member.

Applicants must be enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program, or a graduate student in any year with a strong interest in the protection, development and restoration of clean water resources.

The applicant must be registered at a watershed-based university or college: University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, Conestoga College or Nipissing University in Brantford. The value of the 2017 Prize is $3,000. The deadline for submission is May 31 at 4:30pm.

More information and applications are available at  or call the foundation in Cambridge at 1-866-900-4722 or 519-621-2763 ext. 2372.

April 21, 2017


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