Awards & Scholarships

The CIM Newfoundland Branch Silver Jubilee Scholarship was established in 1978 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the CIM Newfoundland Branch. It is available to students in their final or penultimate year in Earth Sciences at Memorial University. Scholastic achievement is the principal requirement governing the award but financial need and character may be taken into account.

  • Silver Jubilee Scholarship 2018 winner: Melissa Mills, Earth Sciences, Memorial University

The CIM Newfoundland Branch Golden Jubilee Scholarship was established in 2003 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the CIM Newfoundland Branch. Based on academic standing, the scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in studies related to the fields of interest of CIM, specifically, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Geography, Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Business and Commerce. 

  • Golden Jubilee Scholarship 2018 winner: Desiree Bowering, Business Faculty, Memorial University

The CIM Newfoundland and Labrador Branch uses some of the proceeds from the conference to support students at the College of the North Atlantic (CNA). There are two scholarships and three bursaries, each valued at $1000. The CNA awards for 2018 were presented to students in the College's Construction and Industrial Electrician program. The 2018 recipients were: 

  • Jason Duff of Happy Valley-Goose Bay
  • Matthew Dauplaise of St. Zotique, Quebec
  • Dawson Jennings of Virgin Arm, and
  • Justin Stacey and Anita Young, both from Stephenville

CIM Newfoundland Branch Mining Industry and Research awards

Nominations for these awards were received from their peers and each submission was assessed by a CIM Newfoundland Branch subcommittee. The award winners for 2018 were:

  • 2018 CIM NL Branch Service Provider of the Year: Eastern Analytical Laboratories Ltd. of Springdale
  • 2018 CIM NL Branch Developer/Miner of the Year: Shoreline Aggregates, Baie Verte
  • 2018 CIM NL Branch Prospector/Explorer of the Year: Tony Kearney, Roddickton