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Milner Gardens & Woodland Undergraduate Research Awards

The Milner Gardens & Woodland Undergraduate Research Awards are intended to foster student research at Milner Gardens & Woodland. The project may be primarily student driven or one that is associated with a faculty member’s research program.

 

Milner Gardens & Woodland

Application Deadline

Value & Duration

Eligibility

Eligible Activities

Special Funding Conditions

How to Apply

Selection Process

Contact

 

Application Deadline

Application forms must be received before 4:00p.m. on October 31 of each year via e-mail, fax or mail to:

Geoff Ball
Executive Director
Milner Gardens & Woodland
Vancouver Island University
2179 W Island Hwy
Qualicum Beach BC
V9K 1G1
Geoff.ball@viu.ca
Fax 250-752-3826

Value & Duration

One or more awards of $1,000 can be granted and must be completed by end of the following calendar year.

Eligibility

  • must be a current VIU student;
  • must be enrolled in courses the term prior to the proposed start date;
  • must have completed their first year of studies;and
  • have obtained a cumulative average of B-(GPA 2.67) at VIU over the previous year of study.

Eligible Activities

Available for faculty endorsed research in any one of the following:

  • independent student research supervised by a faculty member
  • independent project undertaken for credit
  • research undertaken as a work-opportunity student             
  • financially supported or pro bono research as part of the faculty member's project

 

Special Funding Conditions

Research could include the forest, garden, shoreline, geology, volunteerism, business operation, or community engagement at Milner Gardens & Woodland.  Other areas of study may also be deemed eligible.

How to Apply

Please complete the application form electronically and submit to the Executive Director of Milner Gardens & Woodland before the deadline. The application can be e-mailed, faxed or mailed.

Due to the volume of applications, please respect the word count maximums and do not attach any supporting documents.

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Selection Process

Proposals will be reviewed and prioritized based on relevancy to Milner Gardens & Woodland and available funds. The award recipient will be selected by the Milner Gardens & Woodland Education Committee based on the following;

  1. the quality of the research proposal
  2. feasibility of completing the project
  3. match of the subject areas noted

Awards will be announced November 30th

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Contact

For questions please contact:

Geoff Ball
Executive Director
Milner Gardens & Woodland
Vancouver Island University
2179 W Island Hwy
Qualicum Beach BC
V9K 1G1
Geoff.ball@viu.ca
Fax 250-752-3826

 

Updated: June 12, 2015