Department-specific Scholarships, Financial aid and Awards

We are proud to have established scholarships reserved for students in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, which are funded either by the Department itself or by affiliated individuals or organizations. These include the Zaborski-Castonguay Scholarships, the Terry-Anne Dolan Memorial Scholarship, the Auto-Carto Six Scholarship, the Physical Geography Student Scholarship and the Suzanne Gratton Sarazin Scholarship.

Note that in addition to these scholarships reserved for students of our department there is a generous program of scholarships and financial aid at the University. For more information on the University's Financial aid and Awards visit the following sites.

Scholarships
Financial Aid
Awards and financial support for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Chat with a representative from Financial aid


Undergraduate Studies Department-specific scholarships 

Zaborski-Castonguay Scholarship

The Zaborski-Castonguary Scholarship was created in honour of Bogdan Zaborski and Rachel Castonguay from the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics. Professor Bogdan Zaborski was the first chair of the Department of Geography and Rachel Castonguay was a student at the Department of Geography who tragically passed away during her studies. This scholarship is valued at minimum $2,000, is awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics. To be eligible you must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status, or an international student. You must also demonstrate academic excellence and financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa.

Terry-Anne Dolan Memorial Scholarship

The Terry-Anne Dolan Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Terry-Anne Dolan by her family and friends. Terry-Anne Dolan, aged 21, was a student at the Department of Geography at the University of Ottawa when she passed away in 1993. This scholarship, valued at minimum $1,000, is awarded to undergraduate students at the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics who demonstrate financial need, academic excellence and an interest in northern or cold region research.

 

Graduate Studies Department-specific scholarships

Auto-Carto Six Scholarship

The Auto-Carto Six Scholarship was established by the Steering Committee of the Sixth International Symposium on Automated Cartography held in 1983 in the National Capital Region. This scholarship, valued at minimum $500, is awarded to full-time students in a graduate program in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. To be eligible you must have completed less than 2 years if registered in the Masters program at the time of application, and less than 4 years if registered in the PhD program at the time of application. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in topics covered by the Auto-Carto 6 Symposium, with emphasis on the spatial aspects of research methods and techniques underlying scientific inquiry and societal applications.

Physical Geography Graduate Student Scholarship

The Physical Geography Graduate Student Scholarship was created by Dr. Peter Johnson and Dr. Antoni Lewkowicz from the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics. This scholarship is awarded to full-time students focusing on physical geography in a graduate program in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and must not hold a major external scholarship (i.e. FCAR; NSERC; OGS). In addition, applicants must have completed less than 2 years if registered in the Masters program, and less than 4 years if registered in the PhD program, at the time of application.

Suzanne Gratton Sarrazin Scholarship

The Suzanne Gratton Sarrazin scholarship is awarded to full-time students focusing on human or environmental geography in a graduate program in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and must not hold a major external scholarship (i.e. FCAR; NSERC; OGS). In addition, applicants must have completed less than 2 years if registered in the Masters program, and less than 4 years if registered in the PhD program, at the time of application.

Back to top