2022 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 15, 2022

Submit to:

Clean Annapolis River Project

Please use subject line "Bursary Application" followed by your surname. 

Only e-mail applications will be accepted for 2022. If this is an issue for you, please let us know. 


Bursary Announcement

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail no later than June 18, 2022. The successful recipient will be asked to present their submission (essay, song, or video) at CARP's virtual AGM on June 22, 2022.   

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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