Canada: Arthur Irving Academy Scholarships in Environmental Studies, 2019.

Institution/University: Acadia University

Category of Study: Canada

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

Level Of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate

Acadia University assist Environmental studies students in the undergraduate and graduate level with scholarship to help them achieve academic excellence.Students interested in studying environmental science, environmental and sustainability studies and  biology, the Arthur Javuis Irving Academy Scholarship in Environmental studies is among the most renowned awards in Canada that offer research project options and mentorship. They make possible beneficiary learning experiences at Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens and Irving Environmental Science Centre which is an essential part of the students education.

Acadia University began in 1838 (181 years old). It is a non-profit public institution located in the town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia with a population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants.The faculty ratio of students in Acadia university is 15:1 and the average class size is 28. Acadia University is divided into four faculties which are: Arts, Pure & Applied Science, Professional Studies and Theology.It is officially accredited by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. It offers courses and programs leading to the award of higher education degrees

Scholarship Sponsor:  Arthur Irving Academy Foundation

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Type of Award: Cash

Value: Scholarships are awarded to high school students at a value of $60,000($15,000 per year) and graduate students at a value of $40,000 ($20,000 per year).

Eligibility Requirement

All beneficiary must register or be registered in Acadia University and each beneficiary must possess an excellent credential and have a leadership history with community service and extracurricular activities.

Applicants are asked to submit a 500-word essay describing their interest in environmental science and the value of scientific and environmental research in making a significant difference to the world.

Note: All applicants should note that renewability conditions apply for each of the scholarships.

The Academy Review panel will however select and interview the successful applicants.The panel comprises Dr. Peter Ricketts, Acadia University President and Vice-Chancellor; Dr. David Kristie, Director of Research at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre; and the Trustees of the Arthur Irving Academy, including Arthur, Sandra and Sarah Irving.

Shortlisted candidates should be ready for the interview as it will take place at Wolfville but those from outside of the Atlantic Provinces should not bother as theirs will be via skype or videoconference.

Please send your completed application to the Director of Research of the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Dr. David Kristie.

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