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Unilever Canada Undergraduate Entrance Award in Environmental Studies

Offered:

Entrance Award

Type:

Award (Financial)

No. of Awards:

1

Description:

Awarded to an incoming Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) undergraduate student who has achieved a minimum 80 per cent admission average and has written an excellent 1,000 word essay on their vision of sustainability. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award has been made available through the generous support of Unilever Canada Limited.

Application Process:

Further information and an application may be obtained on the Web at http://fes.yorku.ca/financial/bes/unilever-entrance. In addition, applicants must submit a 1,000 word essay on the applicant's vision of sustainability by the April 1 deadline.

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