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Research Fields TEST mining engineering, engineering geology, mining geology, hard rock geology
Categories Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship Canadian
Eligibility Marjorie Eckman has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba in honour of her husband Philip Eckman (B.Sc./38). Philip graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Manitoba in 1938. In 1940, he returned to the University to complete a Ďpre-Masterísí year in geology under J.S. DeLury, for whom he had a great admiration. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships for students in the Department of Geological Sciences. The available annual interest will be used to provide one or more scholarships to students who:
  • are Canadian citizens
  • (i) as undergraduate students, have completed at least two years of full-time study at the University of Manitoba and have enrolled full-time in the next consecutive year of study in the Department of Geological Sciences, in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources; or (ii) as graduate students, are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a Masterís or Doctoral program delivered by the Department of Geological Sciences
  • (i) as undergraduate students, have identified honours Geology, honours Geophysics, or the fouryear major as their program of study; or (ii) as graduate students are undertaking thesis research pertaining to mining engineering (engineering geology, mining geology or geophysics) or hard rock geology;
  • (i) as undergraduate students have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5; or (ii) as graduate students have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent)
  • have a demonstrated interest in mining engineering or hard rock geology.
    Applicants must demonstrate that they possess the maturity required to work in the mining industry by providing evident of enough background in mining (through part-time or summer employment) to confirm an understanding of life in the mining profession.
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Department of Geological Sciences

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