Seven Oaks Game and Fish Association Environmental Legacy Fund
Seven Oaks Game and Fish Association Scholarship in Environmental and Resource Management and Enforcement will be awarded to a student in natural resources management and natural resource enforcement related studies at University College of the North who meets the following criteria:
- Is entering or currently enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program
- Has a minimum GPA of 2.0
- Whose approved program is in the area of wildlife and fisheries management or enforcement, including environmental science, wildlife management, aquatic resource management, fisheries, habitat management, water resource management and natural resources enforcement
- Is pursuing studies in Manitoba
- Demonstrates a true passion for the environment, natural resources, and the outdoors, as determined by the selection committee
- Has demonstrated leadership skills and involvement in the community both inside and outside the University
Preference will be given to students whose research aligns with the Seven Oakes Game and Fish and Manitoba Wildlife Federation objectives; to promote conservation and protection of the natural resources of the Province of Manitoba – its soils, minerals, forests, water and wildlife; and to promote, encourage and support the enforcement of game laws, and to strive for enhanced laws and programs when considered necessary.
Award recipients may apply to hold this award for a second year, but it is not automatically renewable. Not student my hold the award for more than two years.
The above criteria may be revised in the future, in consultation with the founding donors as well as the staff at The Winnipeg Foundation and the University College of the North.
The Seven Oaks Game and Fish Association Scholarship in Environmental and Natural Resource Management and Enforcement is administered by The Winnipeg Foundation.
The Winnipeg Foundation is responsible for annually advising the donor and the University College of the North of the available award amount.
University College of the North is reponsible for selecting a recipient annually according to the above set criteria and in an objective, non-discriminatory way.
If the founding donors are no longer available to make any decisions, The Winnipeg Foundation will represent the donors regarding decisions, in keeping within the original purpose and intent of the Seven Oaks Game and Fish Association Scholarship in Environmental and Natural Resource Management.
Initially, the award will be set at $1,000.00.
The award amount will be determined annually based on the available income from the Seven Oaks Game and Fish Association Environmental Legacy Fund.