Awards & Funding

Thanks to the generous support of funders, individual donors, and continued investment from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development. CROSH student members can apply for a number of awards.

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Graduate student members of CROSH are encouraged to apply for award scholarships. The list of available graduate student awards is posted here at the beginning of every Fall Term. At that time, the application forms and eligibility requirements are also posted.

Laurentian University has scholarships and bursaries for graduate students that Laurentian University students can apply for at  https://laurentian.ca/fees-financing/scholarships-bursaries

Undergraduate student members of CROSH are encouraged to apply for award scholarships. Application details, and eligibility requirements are available via the Members’ Services Portal.

Laurentian University has scholarships and bursaries for undergraduates that Laurentian University students can apply for at https://laurentian.ca/fees-financing/scholarships-bursaries

Student members can receive funds to assist with costs associated with presenting at a conference. Application details, and eligibility requirements are available via the Members’ Services Portal.

The Goodman School of Mines has student funding opportunities and scholarships and awards available at https://goodmanschoolofmines.laurentian.ca/academics/financial-aid/

2023-2024 Student Award Winners

CROSH student member Parastou Zerang holding a sign that says "Thank you, UA Local 800!"

UA Local 800 Graduate Fellowship ($5,000):

Parastou Zerang, Program: PhD in Human Kinetics

CROSH student member Shaantanu Kulkarni holding a sign that says "Thank you, United Steelworkers!"

United Steelworkers Graduate Scholarship ($1,000):

Shaantanu Kulkarni, Program: PhD in Human Kinetics

CROSH student member Dawson O'Hara holding a sign that says "Thank you, Mr. William Shaver!"

William Shaver Masters Scholarship ($5,000):

Dawson O’Hara, Program: Masters in Engineering

CROSH student member William Nesbitt holding a sign that says "Thank you, Mr. William Shaver!"

William Shaver Doctoral Scholarship ($5,000):

William Nesbitt, Program: PhD in Rural and Northern Health

CROSH student member Pranil G C holding a sign that says, "Thank you, CROSH!"

CROSH Scholarship ($3,000):

Pranil G C, Program: MSc in Computational Sciences

CROSH student member Elmira Saffarvarkiani

CROSH Scholarship ($3,000):

Elmira Saffarvarkiani, Program: MSc in Computational Sciences

2022-2023 Student Award Winners

CROSH student member Rebecca Bond

CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Rebecca Bond, Program: Masters in Human Kinetics

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CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Amy Doan, Program: PhD in Human Studies

Portrait of CROSH member George Flagler

CROSH Entrance Award ($3,000):

George Flagler, Program: Masters in Interdisciplinary Health

CROSH student member holding a chalkboard that reads "Willa Hladun, CROSH Fellowship Award, Program: Masters in Human Kinetics"

CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Willa Hladun, Program: Masters in Human Kinetics

CROSH student member holding a chalkboard that reads "William Nesbitt, CROSH Fellowship Award, Program: PhD in Northern and Rural Health"

CROSH Entrance Award ($3,000):

William Nesbitt, Program: PhD in Northern and Rural Health

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CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Dr. Leila Vakili, Program: Masters in Human Kinetics

CROSH student member holding a chalkboard that reads "Megan Wickie, CROSH Entrance Award, Program: Masters in Interdisciplinary Health"

CROSH Entrance Award ($3,000):

Megan Wickie, Program: Masters in Interdisciplinary Health

CROSH student member Amin Zargham

CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Azin Zargham, Program: Masters in Human Kinetics

CROSH Research member Dr. Andrew Zarnke

CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Andrew Zarnke, Program: PhD in Human Kinetics

CROSH student member holding a chalkboard that reads "Parastou Zerang, CROSH Fellowship Award, Program: PhD in Human Kinetics"

CROSH Fellowship Award ($3,000):

Parastou Zerang, Program: PhD in Human Kinetics

2021-2022 Student Award Winners

  • United Steelworkers Undergraduate Award ($1,000): Taryn Thompson
  • Steelworkers Graduate Scholarship ($1,000 United): Rebecca Bond
  • CROSH Human Factors and Ergonomics Entrance Scholarship ($3,000): Adam Graham
  • CROSH Human Factors and Ergonomics Fellowship ($3,000): Rebecca Bond
  • CROSH Occupational Health and Wellness Fellowship ($3,000): Oghenefego Akpomi-Eferakeya
  • CROSH Occupational Health and Wellness Fellowship ($3,000): Disal Wickramasinghe
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment Fellowship ($3,000): Parastou Zerang
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment Fellowship ($3,000): Azin Zargham

2020-2021 Student Award Winners

  • Mega Comfort Award ($500): Oghenefego Akpomi-Eferakeya
  • Sudbury Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers’
  • Union Local 598/Unifor ($2,500): Oghenefego Akpomi-Eferakeya
  • UA Local 800 Graduate Fellowship Award ($5000): Parastou Zerangsangarolia
  • William Shaver Master’s in Mining Occupational Health and Safety ($5000): Josée Cormier
  • William Shaver Doctoral in Mining Occupational Health and Safety ($5000): Emily Tetzlaff
  • CROSH Occupational Health and Wellness Fellowship ($3000): Caroline Dignard
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment Fellowship ($3000): Nazanin Gholami
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment Entrance Scholarship ($3000): Azin Zargham
  • CROSH Human Factors Ergonomics Fellowship ($3000): Disal Wickramasinghe
  • Dr. Fergal Nolan Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Graduate Award ($5000): Sherry Mongeau
  • United Steelworkers Graduate Scholarship ($1000): Disal Wickramasinghe
  • United Steelworkers Undergraduate Scholarship ($1000): Sara Gauthier
  • CROSH 4th Year Undergraduate Award ($500): Amanda Dodaro

2019-2020 Student Award Winners

  • UA Local 800 Graduate Fellowship Award ($5000): Oghenefego Akpomi-Eferakeya
  • William Shaver Masters in Mining Occupational Health and Safety ($5000): Chelsea Sherrington
  • William Shaver Doctoral in Mining Occupational Health and Safety ($5000): Caroline Dignard
  • Goodman School of Mines – Masters in Human Kinetics Award ($2500): Josée Bélanger
  • CROSH Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) Fellowship ($3000): Kimberly Friesen
  • CROSH Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) Entrance Scholarship ($3000): Nazanin Gholami
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment (OPE) Fellowship ($3000): Curtis Hancock
  • CROSH Occupational Physiology and Environment (OPE) Entrance Scholarship ($3000): Samuel Daoust
  • CROSH Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) Fellowship ($3000): Margaret Kanya-Forstner
  • CROSH Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) Entrance Scholarship ($3000): Josée Bélanger
  • Dr. Fergal Nolan Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Graduate Award ($5000): Sherry Mongeau
  • United Steelworkers Graduate Scholarship ($1000): Beau Williams-Orser
  • United Steelworkers Undergraduate Scholarship ($1000): Sara Gauthier