EES Award Holders
Art and Dorothy Cooke Memorial Scholarship
G. V. Douglas Memorial Award
The G. V. Douglas Memorial Award commemorates Professor George Vibert Douglas, Head of the Department of Geology, Dalhousie University from 1932-1957. The award is given to a student entering second year Earth Sciences with an outstanding academic record in their first-year studies.
James L. Hall Scholarship
The James L. Hall Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed their first year of residence at Dalhousie with a high academic standing, and preference will go to a student planning a career in the mining industry. The scholarship was created by the widow of James L. Hall, in memory of her husband, who was a student at Dalhousie from 1919 to 1921, and by Elizabeth L. Hall, his sister. The first Hall Award was made in 1939 and this is the 81st presentation of the award.
Owen Hertzman Prize
The Owen Hertzman Prize is granted annually to an Environmental Science student who is deemed to have contributed significantly to Environmental Science school life.
Michael Keen Research Award
The Michael Keen Research Award provides stipend funding for a female undergraduate student summer research experience in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences similar to an NSERC USRA. The successful student will work closely with a supervisor at Dalhousie with the goal of exposing the student to scientific research work in general and to specific research in the field of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
MacEachern - Ponsford Memorial Award
The MacEachern - Ponsford Memorial Award is to be made on the recommendation of the Chair of the Earth Sciences Department after consultation with the Dawson Geology Club and the staff of the department, to a student who has excelled in field school and has completed the second year of a program majoring in Geology, whose academic performance is of honours calibre, and who has been an active participant in student activities.
Environmental Science's Pearson Education Canada Book Prize
Honours Thesis and Honours Presentation Awards
The Best Honours Thesis Award is awarded annually to the the student who is judged to have submitted and defended the best Honours Thesis.
- 2023 Award Recipients:
Megan MacDonald (Earth Sciences)
Geneva Bahen (Environmental Science)
- Previous Recipients
The Best Honours Thesis Presentation Award iis awarded annually to the student that is judged to have given the best Honours Thesis presentation.
Brian MacLean Memorial Prize
The Brian MacLean Memorial Prize is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science, who is pursuing a major or honours degree in Earth Sciences, and shows excellence in their work related to Arctic Geology, Glacial Geology or Marine Geology.
Milligan Undergraduate Award
The Milligan Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Geology is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who has shown academic excellence and embodies good citizenship (the most supportive to fellow students or making a significant contribution to the community at large).
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards
USRAs are meant to nurture student interest and fully develop their potential for a research career in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). They are also meant to encourage students to undertake graduate studies in these fields by providing research work experience that complements their studies in an academic setting.