Scholarships and Awards

External Award: Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies

April 20, 2018

Applications are invited for the 2018 Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies. One scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded. 


  • Candidates must hold Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status in Canada.
  • Candidates must be registered full-time in a masters or doctorate program in the area of soil science (agriculture, agro-ecology, resource management, environment, geology or other related disciplines).
  • Candidates must be enrolled in their graduate program until at least one semester beyond the application deadline (May 25, 2018).
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for subsequent awards. 

Selection Criteria:
Selection of scholarship recipients will be based solely on information provided as part of the application. No restrictions are placed on scholarship applicants holding other grants or awards or receiving assistance or income from other sources.

Scholarships are awarded on the following basis but not necessarily placed in order of importance:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Areas of Study
  • Leadership
  • Career Interests
  • Letters of Recommendation

Applications (including reference letters) must be submitted by email to by May 25, 2018.

For more information about this award and how to apply, please visit the scholarship webpage and view the guidlines attached below:

* IvarsonSoilsApplicationGuidelinesandSelectionCriteria2018.pdf
Ivarson Soil Scholarship Application Guidlines
* IvarsonSoilsApplication2018.docx
Ivarson Soil Scholarship Application Form
* IvarsonSoilsRefereeForm2018.pdf
Ivarson Soil Scholarship Referee Form

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