Ontario College & University
Mining & Geoscience Scholarships

The following list is intended to reflect the range of scholarship opportunities on offer in mining-related fields of study at Ontario colleges and universities. Although great care is taken in compiling and updating the information to ensure completeness and accuracy, please note that scholarship information is always changing. Therefore, the following may include omissions or inaccuracies. 

Please refer directly to the listed institutions for the most up-to-date information, and to learn about application deadlines and procedures. 

To offer updates and corrections, please contact us.

Brock University

 

Mineralogical Association of Canada Book Prize  
Earth Sciences Award  $150
Lakehead University  
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Award Program  $2,000                                                
Ben Cowen Memorial Bursary  
Rainy River Resources Ltd. Geology Award   $2,500 
Roy Saukko Memorial Award  
Bernie Schnieders Memorial Award   
Nippissing University  
Ptarmigan Mining Award  $2,500
Laurentian University  
R.D. Parker Memorial Scholarship for Women in Mining Engineering  $900
The Vale Inco Limited Mining Awards  $2,000
Marsh A. Cooper Award in Geology  $2,000
GAC - MAC Earth Sciences Scholarship  $500
Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bursary  $1,150
CIM-Maintenance Division for Engineering  varies
CIM (Sudbury Branch) Rudolph (Rudy) Kneer Memorial Bursury  $800

J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship

 $2,000
Rio Algom Bursary  $1,500
Rubicon Minerals Corporation Scholarship  $2,500
Orica Mining Engineering Scholarship  $2,750
First Quantum Minerals Bursary   $1,100
Mason C.F. Kossatz Memorial Scholarship  $9,600
Frank G.T. Pickard Memorial Scholarship   varies
Pan American Silver Corp. Future Leaders in Mining Scholarship   $5,000
New Gold-Rainy River Mine Scholarship   $2500
James Costigan Memorial Bursary   varies
Allan Epps Award   $500
John Krupp Memorial Bursary   $2,500
John Partanen Estate Scholarship  varies
Peter and Silvia Faggioni Family Bursaries   $500 
MDEC Scholarship Fund  $1,500
Carleton University  
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship  $3,000
Arnold Bradley Scholarship in Geology  
William Tupper Bursary in Earth Sciences  $1,000
GAC-MAC Undergraduate Scholarship in Earth Sciences  
J. Allan Donaldson Prize in Geology  

W.H. Collins Memorial Scholarship

 
The Harry Reid Cox, B.Sc., Ph.D., F.G.A. Award  
Jonathan Davis Memorial Scholarship  
Simon Guest Memorial Book Prize  
Trevor A. Harwood Memorial Award  
F.K. North Award in Geology  
Dr. Iain Ogle Memorial Scholarship  
Morley E. Wilson Scholarship  
Ann E. Whitmore Bursary  
Millennium Gold Corporation Bursary  
J. Graham MacDonald Memorial Bursary  
University of Waterloo  
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarships  $2,000
David M. Forget Memorial Award  $1,200
Allan Freeze Prize  $250
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Entrance Scholarship  $5,000
The Brantford Lapidary & Mineral Society Scholarships  $1,000
Duncan F. McIvor Memorial Award  $1,000
Gwilym Roberts Memorial Scholarship  $1,500
R.N. Farvolden Scholarship  $5,000
Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society Foundation Awards  $500
Mineralogical Association of Canada  Publication Award
Geological Association of Canada Student Prize  Annual GAC Membership
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology Undergraduate Award  $50 and Annual CSPG Membership
University of Toronto - St George Campus  
H.V. Ellsworth Undergraduate Award in Mineralogy  
Coleman Gold Medal in Geology  
Daniel Wilson Scholarship in Science (Geology)  
Edward Blake Scholarship in Geology  
Roger E. Deane Memorial Scholarship in Geology  
Wesley Tate Scholarship in Geology  
Cameco Mine and Mineral Process North American Engineering Scholarship  $5,000 - $10,000
CIM Toronto Branch Canadian Mineral Processors-Mineral Processing Scholarship  $2,500
Western University  
Needs-Based Bursaries:  
The Robert and Ruth Lumsden Undergraduate Awards in Earth Sciences  
Robert and Ruth Lumsden Undergraduate Awards in Science    
Friends of the Gardens Bursaries  
The Robert W. Hodder Travel Bursaries  
Merit-Based Awards - Application Required  
The J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship Program  
Geophysics Travel Scholarship  
Roma Fence Group of Companies Scholarship in Mining and Mineral Exploration  
Merit-Based Awards - No Application Required:  
The Charles A. Southworth Memorial Award in Paleontology  
The Geological Association of Canada Education Committee Student Prize  
Mineralogical Association of Canada Prize  
The Robert and Ruth Lumsden Scholarships in Science  
The Gordon Dixon Memorial Prize  
The Dr. Harvey Hunter Memorial Award  
CSPG (Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists) Undergraduate Award  
Geological Association of Canada Student Internship Award  
CSPG (Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists) Student-Industry Field Trip Award (SIFT)  
Charles Carmichael Prize in Earth Sciences  
Geophysics Scholarship for Excellence  
Caradocian Prize in Geochemistry  
A. Mark Turner Memorial Scholarship in Geology  
Aleksis Dreimanis Prize  
Norman B. Keevil Award in Earth Sciences  
University of Windsor  
Norman B. Keevil Award in Earth Sciences  $1,500
Queen's University  
CIM Toronto Branch Canadian Mineral Processors-Mineral Processing Scholarship  $2,500
Kostuik Scholarship in Mining Engineering  
Russell W. Thompkins Memorial Award in Mining Engineering  
Stephen Cogan Memorial Award in Mining Engineering  
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarships  
F.K. McKean, Science '40, Prize in Mining Engineering  
Mining Engineering Scholarship  
Alan Bauer Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering  $280
E.B. Wilson Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering  $250
Kenneth B. Carruthers Scholarship in Mining Engineering  
Major James H. Rattray, M.C. Prize in Mining or Metallurgy  
Robert E. Smith Memorial Scholarship in Mining Engineering  
Robert F. Segsworth Scholarship in Mining Engineering  
Alvin Craig Ross Memorial Scholarships in Mineral Processing  
The L.J. Patterson Prize in Mine Management  
Manley B. Baker Scholarships in Geology  
Cameco Mine and Mineral Process North American Engineering Scholarship  $5,000 - $10,000

Conetec Geotechnical Award in Mining Engineering

 
Harry R. Buckles Memorial Award  
Reg and Mabel Instant Bursary  
Lawrence B. Merrell Award  
Winton and Elizabeth Newman Bursary in Mining Engineering  
Franklin G. T. Pickard Memorial Bursary  
Russell W. Thompkins Memorial Award in Mining Engineering  
L. H. & N. A. Timmins Award  
Collège Boréale  
La bourse de l'Institut canadien des mines, de la métallurgie et du pétrole  $400 - $800
Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology  
Fred Hall Memorial Mining Bursary  $110
Cobalt Branch CIM Mining Entrance Scholarship  $200
Gold Medal in Mining  
Haileybury School of Mines Alumni - Mining Eng. Tech. English Award  $100
Haileybury School of Mines Alumni - Mining Eng. Tech. Geology Award  $100
O.E.Walli - Memorial Scholarship in Mining Chemistry  $200
O.E.Walli - Penwood Mines Prize  
O.E.Walli - Sherman Mine Scholarship  
O.E.Walli - E & B McBride Award in Geology  $250
O.E.Walli - Arthur White Prize in Geology  
Additional scholarships administered by the O E Walli Foundation  
Mining Memorial Bursary  $250
CIM Toronto Branch Canadian Mineral Processors-Mineral Processing Scholarship  $250
Cobalt Branch CIM Instrumentation Entrance Scholarship  $200
Toronto Branch Canadian Mineral Processors Mineral Processing Scholarship  $2,500
Cobalt Branch CIM Mining Entrance Scholarship  $200
Cambrian College  
Jim Harling Memorial Scholarship  $1,200
Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bursary (Sudbury Branch)  $795
ANY SCHOOL  
Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation Mining Scholarships  $1,000
Minerva Scholarships  
CIM Unaffiliated  
McIntosh Engineering Scholarship-technical & university  $5,000 - $12,000
Caterpillar and its Canadian Dealers Scholarship  $2,000
Scotiabank and Scotia Capital Markets Scholarship  $2,000
Toronto Branch Canadian Mineral Processors-Mineral Processing Scholarship  $2,500
Hydrometallurgy Undergraduate Scholarship  $2,500
Gordon M. Ritcey Award  $3,000
Centennial Scholarship  $1,998
J.D. Pat Paterson Memorial Scholarship  $1,500
Ken Hildebrant Memorial Scholarship  $2,000
André Laplante Memorial Scholarship  $5,000
CMP Essay Contest  $750 - $2,000
Cameco Mines and Mineral Processes North America Engineering Scholarship  $10,000
John Kovala Memorial Scholarship  $1,000
MetSoc Masters Student Scholarship  $3,000
MetSoc Doctoral Student Scholarship  $4,000

ABORIGINAL STUDENTS

 
Taking Flight  $1,000
Geological Association of Canada  
Marie-Claire Ward Geoscience Scholarship  $5,000
The Jerome H. Remick III Poster Awards  $800 - $1,000
Mining Association of Canada  
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics  $3,500

Other university entrance scholarships and bursaries are also available, in addition to a variety of division/section awards.