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George and Marjorie New Memorial Award

Value: $3,000

Mr. George New was born in Worthing, Sussex, England, in November 1908 and was brought up in Saskatchewan, Canada. He had a grade eight education; however, he went on to complete university mathematics by home study and survey school with the Canadian Army. Mr. New’s career included being a farmer, trapper, prospector, and surveyor, as well as serving in the Canadian Army. Mr. New took a great interest in astronomy and teaching and acted as an invigilator for corporation examinations well after his retirement. Mr. and Mrs. New have both passed away. They are survived by two sons, a daughter and grandchildren.

As a result of the generosity of George and Marjorie New, one or more awards will be made available to Royal Roads University School of Environment and Sustainability student(s) who have demonstrated exceptional aptitude in the field of waste management and/or pollution prevention.


  • School of Environment and Sustainability student
  • demonstrated aptitude in the field of waste management and/or pollution prevention

How to Apply

  • this In-Course Award is open to students who are (or will be) active in their program on the deadline date
  • pending the availability of funding, the competition will run annually from September 1st to November 1st (closes 11:59pm PST)
  • applications are submitted online through MyAdmin. A full list of awards in competition will be viewable upon login
  • address eligibility criteria for all awards in that competition in one one-page essay with your name in top margin

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