Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists


Finnigan Award for Northern Research

Finnigan Award for Northern Research



NAPEG encourages the achievement of excellence in the engineering and geosciences professions through the promotion of advanced studies and research programs. By providing financial assistance to researchers working in the northern territories the Association seeks to encourage young geoscientists to communicate effectively to their peers and the public, an important skill in the development of a professional practitioner.


To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in a Canadian university and registered in a Geology or Earth Sciences program that includes a thesis with a subject relevant to the territory in which the results would be presented. The applicant must also have submitted an abstract (or similar document) for a talk or poster presentation at the conference indicated on their application form. The applicant must attend this conference and give the presentation in order to receive scholarship funding.

Application Form and Terms of Reference

The deadline for Applications has been extended until October 23, 2017 for the Yukon and NWT conferences.  The deadline for Applications for the Nunavut Symposium is March 9, 2018.


The Bob Spence and Mel Brown Memorial Scholarships

Application Closing Date was September 30th

NAPEG Education Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Studies

Application Closing Date was August 15


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