The Western Canada Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER-WC) is offering a scholarship to an Indigenous student studying in the field of ecological restoration.

The intent of this scholarship is to reduce the financial barriers to achieving success for restoration leaders, who are enrolled in education or training programs that support their goal of a career in field of ecological restoration.


  1. A resident of Western Canada*
  2. Be enrolled full-time in an education or training program at a recognized Western Canada college, university, or technical institute
  3. A self-identifying Indigenous person (First Nations, Metis, Inuit)
  4. Be an active community leader, community advocate
  5. Passionate and interested in ecological restoration
  6. A team player
    *Western Canada for the purposes of SER-WC includes: BC, AB, SK, MB, YK and NWT

Award Details

  • $2000 financial award
  • Complimentary membership to SER & SERWC for one year
  • Attendance (virtual or in person) and presentation at SER-WC’s AGM
  • One article or media submission published in the SERWC Newsletter
  • One article or media submission published in the Restoration Showcase
  • Participation in a guided mentorship program

How to Apply

  • The application window will open soon and remain open until April 1
  • The application package consists of a form and a submission piece of the applicants choice. Suggested submission formats include: written text, essay, media, video, music, a combination of the above, or other
  • Scholarship award will be delivered in September – October