Awards and Scholarships
GATE confers three awards annually to its students, variably based on a combination of overall achievement, GPA, departmental service, and scholastic contribution to both physical and human geography.
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOGRAPHERS' ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
- Annual award of $100 and one year CAG membership
- Awarded to the graduating student with the highest overall Geography GPA.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOGRAPHERS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
- Annual award of $100
- Awarded to the student with the best combination of high GPA and commitment to departmental service.
DOUG NICOL ANNUAL GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP
- Annual award of $250
- Awarded to the student that best demonstrates strong achievement and interest in human and physical geography, is involved in school activities, and maintains a high GPA.
SCHOLARSHIPS (administered Financial Aid)
Doug Nicol Memorial Endowment Scholarship in Geography
- Annual award of $500
- Awarded to the student that best demonstrates strong achievement and interest in human and physical geography.
UNIVERSITY AWARDS & COMPETITIONS
Geography students may also be recommended for university-wide awards, or may they take part in university-wide student competitions, including Undergraduate Research Day.
Undergraduate Research Excellence Award
- Annual award, given by the university with faculty and departmental recommendation, up to $1000
- Awarded to student who demonstrates an excellent, original research contribution to their field.
More information on bursaries and scholarships, and other financial assistance, can be found at Financial Aid and Awards.