2021 Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary

Amount of Bursary



About the Award

Stephen Hawboldt was the Executive Director of the Clean Annapolis River Project for 20 years.  Upon his retirement the Board of Directors set up this bursary to honour his work and commitment to environmental sustainability.


Eligibility Criteria

The recipient of this bursary will

  1. Be a resident of the Annapolis River watershed* see attached map for watershed boundaries.

  2. Be graduating from a high school (or equivalency) in the Annapolis River watershed in the year of award.

  3. Be enrolled and attend post-secondary studies (e.g. College or University) related to environmental studies/science in September following high school graduation.


Application Process

1. Submit a cover letter that includes the following information:

  • Name, current school, mailing address, phone number, prospective post-secondary program


​2. Include a letter of reference from one of your teachers


3. Submit either:

  • an essay (typed, double spaced, 250-500 words)

  • composed song (2-4 minutes) or

  • composed video (2-4 minutes)


…based on one of the following topics:


  • What is a significant ecological issue in the Annapolis river watershed and what ideas do you have to address it?

  • What can the average citizen in our watershed do to be a good steward of the environment?


Application Deadline

JUNE 25, 2021

Submit to:

Clean Annapolis River Project

Only e-mail applications will be accepted for 2020. If this is an issue for you, please let us know. 


Bursary Announcement

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail no later than July 10, 2021. As a result of COVID-19 it is unlikely that students will be able to present their submission at our AGM. Instead, we will be sharing submissions digitally thorugh our newsletter, social media and website. 

Annapolis Watershed Boundaries (pale colour): *students residing on the north mountain/bay shore area adjacent to the outlined watershed are also eligible to apply.


Congratulations to our 2020 bursary recipient Joe Cooper of Annapolis West Education Center

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