2021 Scholarship Winners

You can now watch the recording of the 2021 Scholarships Presentation made for the 2021 National Conference, and hear a little more about each student’s work.

2021 Scholarship Presentation Recording

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Patrick Morkus, Dillon Consulting Scholarship

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Sara Lilley, Harker/Cameron – Women in Water Scholarship

Sara is completing her Master’s in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary.

Project: Hydrogeochemical characterization of an alpine karst aquifer in the Canadian Rockies

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Étienne Gariépy-Girouard, Rick Ross Student Scholarship

Étienne is completing his Masters in the Biologie, chimie et géographie department at Université du Québec à Rimouski.

Project: Les défis de l’intégration des principes de l’hydrogéomorphologie et des bénéfices humains dans la restauration de cours d’eau au Québec

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Dylan Stafford, Ken Thomson Scholarship

Dylan is completing his PhD in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba.

Project: Effect of Macropore Flow on Permafrost Degradation and Hydrologic Transformations for Managing Water Resources and Improving Infrastructure Resiliency

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Rachel Pigden, CWRA Memorial Scholarship

Rachel is completing her Masters in Landscape Architecture at the University of Guelph.

Project: Towards a Framework for Rain Gardens at City-Wide Scales: A Working Solution and Case Study

Scholarship Overview

The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships awarded to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources. Scholarship applications are typically open November-January. The scholarship recipients receive a one-year membership for the Canadian Water Resources Association. Past winners are listed here.

Questions? Please contact the Scholarship Chair.

Dillon Consulting Scholarship   $5000

This premier scholarship will be awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants. Funding is provided by Dillon Consulting Limited on an annual basis.

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Harker/Cameron – Women in Water Scholarship – $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked female applicant whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Jennifer Harker and Valerie Cameron.

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       Rick Ross Scholarship         $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Rick Ross.

Ken Thompson Scholarship  $2000

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship is presented to honour the legacy of the late Ken Thomson.

        Memorial Scholarship        $1500

Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants whom has not already been awarded a higher scholarship. This scholarship represents a tribute to CWRA Members by their colleagues’ donations.

Support the Scholarship Program

Make a donation to support the CWRA scholarship program. A charitable tax receipt is provided for all donations to the CWRA of $15 or more.