The deadline to apply for the Fall semester is December 15th 2023 at 11:59PM

The Sustainability Research Awards Program is a scholarship program that aims to recognize Concordia students who are working towards sustainable change on campus through their coursework or research.

Undergraduate awards: $800
Graduate awards: $1,500

Ready to apply? Heres the criteria:

Which research projects are eligible?
  • Research projects that tackle an environmental and/or social sustainability issue on the Concordia campus
  • Applied research projects that generate practical sustainability outcomes or recommendations
  • Projects occuring in the 2023/2024 Academic year including Summer 2023.
  • Course projects/assignments, honours theses, and graduate theses are eligible. Authorization is needed from the course instructor or thesis supervisor (Please send an email to our Executive Director at confirming the status of the research project and its alignment with the course/program’s learning objectives).
Who can apply?
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Concordia students
  • Individual applicants, as well as groups, can apply for the award.
What criteria will be used to evaluate research projects?

Clarity of the proposal

  • Potential contribution to the advancement of knowledge in sustainability
  • Appropriateness of the research methods to the framed problem
  • Feasibility of the research project

Innovation and critical thinking

  • Identification of key sustainability gaps and challenges on campus
  • Innovation in the methodology and outcomes

Potential in advancing sustainability at Concordia University

  • Collaboration with relevant academic, professional and community stakeholders
  • Potential to create new initiatives at Concordia or to expand existing work

Fill out the application below and send it along with supporting documents to by December 15th 2023 at 11:59 PM.