Smart Prosperity Institute Research Fellowships (minimum $5,000, maximum $10,000): Students applying to the Master’s of Environmental Sustainability and proposing to conduct research on a topic relating to SPI's work (eg. on the green economy) are eligible to be considered for a SPI Research Fellowship. Recipients of the Fellowship will provide research assistance during their studies to Smart Prosperity Institute, Canada’s leading green economy think tank, located at the Institute of the Environment. Candidates should signal their interest in being considered for this Fellowship in their letter of intention. Candidates will be selected based on academic merit and proposed research topic.
Every year, we organize an action-packed Welcome Week that brings together our Master’s of Environmental Sustainability (MES) students, our professors and local environmental professionals. Read about the exciting activities and panels we organize for new students!
If you are interested in applying to our Master’s of Environmental Sustainability (MES) program, look into these external awards, the deadlines are fast approaching! It’s unbelievable how many A and A+ students come into our program and haven’t even submitted an application for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship! Taking the time to apply for funding allows you to complete your master’s program without worrying about a part-time job – it is well worth the effort!
It’s crunch time, scholarship deadlines are coming up and you need to write your scholarship grant applications. If you are a strong student, be sure to apply! These tips can help you with your proposal.
The STTPA Conference ran three full days from Wednesday, October 16 to Friday, October 18 at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus in Maanjiwe Nendamowinan and the Instructional Centre Buildings. In total, they welcomed approximately 350 guests from all around the world. Charlotte Heller, one of our MES students presented her research at this event! Read her blog post to learn more about her experience.
On Wednesday, October 2nd the University of Ottawa’s Master’s of Environmental Sustainability (MES) students were treated to a panel presentation where they heard from five local ENGOs and industry associations. One of this year's cohort MES students, Beverly Hinterhoeller has written a blog about this networking opportunity hosted by the Smart Prosperity Institute.
In preparation for the Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 27th, the Institute of the Environment hosted an inspirational panel featuring five uOttawa experts. Krystal-Anne Barber, uOttawa student and Co-President of the University of Ottawa Environmental Law Students’ Association (ELSA) has written a blog following the Climate Change Teach-In event that took place on Thursday September 26, 2019.
Students in the Master's of Environmental Sustainability (MES) program come from a variety of different backgrounds. Some have a bachelor degree in the natural sciences, in the social sciences, in arts, engineering or law, while others have decided to enter the program after having spent a number of years working in the private and / or public sectors. We love and encourage this diversity as it adds to the interdisciplinary nature of the program!