Scholarships and Awards

External Award: Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics

January 22, 2019

Applications are currently open for the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics.

Each year, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) awards $3,500 to a recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics. Candidates must be enrolled in a Canadian university studying either a Bachelor or Master of Economics, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and must demonstrate an interest in mineral economics.

Applications must be submitted by May 15 of each year. The recipient will be announced by June 30, and the scholarship will be awarded prior to September 1 of each year.

MAC is the national organization representing the Canadian mining industry. Its members account for the majority of Canada’s output of metals and major industrial materials. For more information, please visit their website.


Candidates must be enrolled full-time in their second, third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Economics degree or in their first or second year of a Master of Economics or MBA program. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest, supported by current or intended course work, in mineral economics or mining commerce.


Send completed application packages by May 15 to:

The Mining Association of Canada
275 Slater Street, Suite 1100
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9

For further information, please contact: Marilyn Fortin at or 613-233-9392 ext. 322.


Applicants will be considered based on their academic achievement, as well as their submission demonstrating their commitment to a career in Canada’s mining industry.

Scholarship application packages must be submitted by May 15 of each year and must include the following: 

  • One letter of referral from a professor of economics and/or mining
  • A short essay (500 words or less) on your vision for the future of Canada’s mining industry 
  • Your resume 
  • An official, sealed copy of your current academic transcript

For more information, visit the Scholarship website, or see the scholarship detail below:

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