McMaster University

McMaster University

Scholarships & Awards

Students registered in undergraduate programs in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences have many opportunities to obtain scholarships to support their studies. Some of the scholarships and awards available to students in SGES are listed below. Most are awarded on the basis of marks obtained or accomplishments made by the students during their studies. Please see the full list of Undergraduate Academic Awards or Specific lists of Awards for Social Science or Science.

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) Information can be located here.

Geography and Earth Sciences

$200 for Books

The Cameron D. Allen Book Prize


The Alumni Canadian Geography Prize


The Herbert S. Armstrong Memorial Fund


The Murray Ball Scholarships in Geology


The J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarships


The Binney Family Academic Grant

$100 for Books

The Leone Betty Blackwell Memorial Book Prize


The Jennifer J. Dunn Scholarship in Geology


The Helen Emery Scholarships in Environmental Science


The Environmental Issues Prize


The R. Louis Gentilcore Prize


The Hamilton Transportation Club Scholarship


The Bill and Ria Hart Scholarship


The Vale Canada Ltd. Scholarship in Environmental Science


The Stanford N. Katambala Earth Sciences Prize


The Middleton/Walker Prize in Sedimentary Geology


The Moffat Family Prizes


The Molson Scholarship in Environmental Studies


The E.S. Moore Prize


The Pitcher-Ratford Awards


The Lloyd Reeds Prizes


The Rosart Properties Inc. Scholarship


The South Ontario Economic Development Council Scholarships


The Hugh R. Thompson Memorial Prize


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