For students pursuing studies in environmental science, biology, environmental and sustainability studies, or environmental geoscience, the Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Scholarships at Acadia University are among the most prestigious awards in Canada, offering financial assistance as well as mentorship and research project options.
Value: Scholarships are awarded to high school students at a value of $60,000 ($15,000 per year) . All recipients must enroll or be enrolled in Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, or Environmental Geoscience at Acadia University.
Each recipient must present strong academic credentials and have a history of leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities. Renewability conditions apply for each of the scholarships.
Deadline: Applications for the undergraduate scholarship must be received by March 31.
The Arthur Irving Scholarships Review Panel will select and interview a shortlisted group of applicants. Shortlisted candidates for the undergraduate scholarship will be interviewed in Wolfville in early April. Candidates from outside of the Atlantic Provinces may be interviewed by Skype or videoconference.
Please send your completed application to Dr. Ian Spooner, the Director of Research of the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre.