Department of Environmental Science

Scholarships and Awards


Environmental Science Prize

Each year an Environmental Science major or honours student at SMU in their final year of study is awarded the Environmental Science Prize at May Convocation.

If you are in your final year of the Environmental Science (major or honours) at SMU, (graduation dates of October 2017, January 2018, May 2018), you are eligible for one of the $250 Environment Prizes to be awarded in the Spring. Please see the program specific terms of reference below and email with any questions.

The 2017 Environmental Science Prize was awarded to Julia Purcell, who graduated with an Honours in Environmental Science and Double Major with Geography. Congratulations Julia! The Application Period for the 2018 Environmental Science Prize is now open.

Environmental Science Prize Application Procedure

Environment Prize Terms of Reference


The SMU Faculty Union provides every year scholarships to SMU students. 

Preference will be given to applicants who are completing dual degree programs, double majors, and broad or unusual choice of courses. Students should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75. Financial need and/or the receipt of other scholarships may be a determining factor in the final selection process.


Undergraduate Aid and Awards

Saint Mary's University committed to ensuring your success by providing over 260 scholarships, bursaries, and awards totaling $5 million in each year to students. Check this site regularly for 'Awards Currently Available.' All awards are listed with their criteria, application instructions, and deadlines.