School of Earth and Ocean Sciences Awards

Please read the instructions carefully to confirm whether an application is required.

Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are funded by the University of Victoria Foundation.

Students may be considered for the following bursaries by completing the general bursary application. Only one application is necessary to be considered for all bursaries.

Edward Hammond King Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Science, with preference for students in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences..

Jane Seaborne Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to women students in a major or honours program in Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Chemistry, Earth and Ocean Sciences, or Physics and Astronomy. Preference will be given to students who are involved in intramural sports.

Michael Daniska Memorial Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to third or fourth year co-op students in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Susan Hill and Susanne Diakiw Bursary in Earth and Ocean Sciences*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A bursary is awarded to a woman undergraduate student in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Applications from students are not required for scholarships listed in this section.

Unless otherwise indicated, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

Alfred and Adriana Potvin Scholarship in Ocean Science*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding students in an Ocean Sciences Minor or the Combined Honours in Physics and Ocean Sciences (Ocean-Atmosphere Dynamics) program in the School of Earth & Ocean Sciences and the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Chris and Susan Barnes Scholarship for Honours Thesis*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded to an academically outstanding undergraduate student in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences who has completed the best Honours Thesis (EOS 499). The award may be given to a graduating student.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Scholarship in Geoscience

Value: $1,500 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to a student entering the 3rd year in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria in a Major or Honours in Earth Sciences or a combined Major and Honours in Physical Geography and Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Frances Oldham Kelsey Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Biology or the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Geological Association of Canada, Pacfic Section Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who is entering third or fourth year, pursuing a full time course of study at the University of Victoria directed towards a career in solid earth science.

The recipient also receives a membership to the Pacific Section for the duration of one year.

Ron C. Wells Geological Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students entering third or fourth year in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences who have a focus on geology. Preference will be given to students with an interest in mineral resources. Approval of the recipient will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences Field School Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards will be given to academically outstanding undergraduate students in each of the geology-based field schools (EOS 300 and EOS 400 field schools) in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Stanley John Cross and Marjorie Irene Mary Cross Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to students registered in a program in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

VNHS Dennis and Lyndis Davis Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships of at least $2,000 are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Biology, the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, or the School of Environmental Studies. Preference will be given to students pursuing studies in species, habitat or ecosystem conservation, ecology or biodiversity. Nominations will be made by Faculty of Science.