Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE DECLARED ESS (ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIETY) AS ONE OF THEIR OFFICIAL MAJORS.

UNFORTUNATELY, RETROACTIVE APPLICATIONS FOR TRAVEL THAT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED CANNOT BE CONSIDERED.


ESS Scholarships

ESS Second-Year Scholarship

The College of Sustainability offers a scholarship to an ESS student who has completed the first year of their ESS Major/Honours and intends on continuing their studies into their second year of an ESS Major/Honours. The student awarded the scholarship will have achieved outstanding academic performance in their first ESS year and also demonstrated an engagement in activities that furthers the cause of sustainability, diversity and equity in their community during the past several years. Community can include the College of Sustainability, Dalhousie University or the student’s residential community.

Students who meet these criteria should apply by submitting the Application Form before the deadline of July 25th 2022.

Vince Ginley Scholarship

The Vince Ginley fund provides one or more annual scholarships to students who are entering their third year and fourth year registered in ESS Major/Honours program. The recipients are selected based on their cumulative grade point average (GPA) by the ESS Awards Committee and funds are awarded in the Spring for the subsequent academic year. 

No application required.

For a complete list of all Dalhousie Awards, please consult the Academic Calendar here.


ESS Awards

Environment, Sustainability and Society Student Travel Award

*Currently closed to applications. As long as the ban on travel implemented by Dalhousie is in place, no travel awards will be available.

Travel awards are available to students who are majoring in ESS and are in need of financial support to participate in an internship, conference or other educational opportunity. Students must demonstrate that they have sought additional funding through other available sources.