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Adrienne and Donna Pocock Memorial Award

Adrienne and Donna Pocock Memorial Award

Value: $4,000
Deadline: October 3--Extended to November 15
Number of Awards: 2

Purpose

The Adrienne and Donna Pocock Memorial Award was established in honour of the late Adrienne Pocock, a conscientious environmentalist devoted to grassroots care and concern for her world. The award will be given annually to graduate students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies to support resources and/or travel related to their fieldwork. The award of winter of 2006 was granted to a student whose area of focus encompassed the Canadian environment and the award continues to be intended for students whose work incorporates consideration of Canada, children, animals or aboriginal issues in relationship to the environment.

Eligibility

  • The award is open to current graduate students at the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, who are Canadian Citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents, and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be in good academic standing at the time of application.

Criteria

  • The initial award in the winter of 2006 will be granted to a student whose area of focus encompasses the Canadian environment. Subsequently, preference will be given to students whose work incorporates consideration of Canada, children, animals or aboriginal issues in relationship to the environment. Applicants will be judged based on the quality of their fieldwork proposal, including objective(s), deliverables, scope, and potential contribution towards environmental research and/or issues more broadly.

    One academic reference to complete the reference assessment form

    Incomplete or ineligible applications will not be considered.

Selection Process

  • The award will be adjudicated by an approved subcommittee comprised of a minimum of two full-time faculty members.

Documentation

  • Applicants should submit a 1-2 page description of proposed fieldwork activity by including a detailed budget, timeline and explanation of how the funds will be used. Applicants will be judged based on the quality of the fieldwork proposal, including objective(s), deliverables, scope, and potential contribution towards environmental research and/or issues more broadly.
    Reference Assessment Form

Additional Information

adrienne-pocock-memorial-newsletter-4.pdf

Contact

Submit your application package electronically to fesaward@yorku.ca and an OSAS staff member will receive and process your application, or submit it to York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Office of Student and Academic Services, 137 HNES Bldg.