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The John A. Livingston Ecological Conscience and Nature Advocacy Award

The John A. Livingston Ecological Conscience and Nature Advocacy Award

Value: $1,450
Deadline: October 3--Extended to November 15
Number of Awards: 1

Purpose

This award has been established in memory of Professor Emeritus John A. Livingston, naturalist and internationally renowned writer on natural history and natural philosophy. Professor Livingston was a key player in the development of the Faculty of Environmental Studies and a prominent figure in biological conservation in Canada.

Eligibility

  • This award is available to a graduate student in the Master or PhD programs in the Faculty of Environmental Studies whose academic interests reflect Professor Livingston’s passion for ecology and the natural world.

Criteria

  • The candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Students must submit a statement (maximum 500 words) outlining their area of academic interest to the natural environment or ecological consciousness.

Selection Process

  • The award will be adjudicated by a committee comprised of at least two (2) full-time faculty members from the Faculty of Environmental Studies, as approved by the Dean.

Documentation

  • Students must submit a statement (maximum 500 words) outlining their area of academic interest to the natural environment or ecological consciousness.
    Application Form
    One academic reference to complete the reference assessment form
    Reference Assessment Form

Additional Information

Take note: The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund, and the number of recipients selected.

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. by the Oct. 3 deadline.