Before you dive in, take a moment to review the program eligibility requirements and how to apply.
how to apply
1. Attend an information session or a resume preparation workshop (optional)
Learn more about the Summer 2021 program and how to apply on either January 14 or January 19. Attendees will also have an opportunity to hear from former program participants about the benefits of participating in the program. Click here for more details about all events.
2. Review the program details and the list of opportunities
Read all the information on this page and in the application guide to make sure you understand the eligibility requirements and how the program works. Details about each opportunity can be found in the links below.
3. Update your resume and cover letter
You may apply for up to three different opportunities. Please make sure your resume is up-to-date and that you customise your cover letter for each opportunity that you’re applying for. Applying to the Scholars Program is competitive so it’s worthwhile to give yourself extra time to polish your cover letter and resume. We are offering a resume workshop for prospective Sustainability Scholars on January 21. Click here for more details about all events.
4. Prepare your application
You will need to provide a separate resume and cover letter for each opportunity. You will also need to provide a list of references. Your cover letter, resume, and references must be saved as one PDF document, using the following naming convention: Project number_First name_Last name.pdf (e.g., 2021-072_Jenny_Smith.pdf).
5. Submit your application online
Summer 2021 Opportunities
Applications close January 31 at midnight
2021-014 Metro Vancouver Green Fleet Strategy Development (closes Jan 31)
2021-046 An Analysis of Neighbourhood Types and Growth Patterns (closes Jan 31)
2021-047 Gender Inclusion and Rapid Transit Facility Design (closes Jan 31)
2021-061 Leveraging Cycling Data to Improve Decision Making (closes Jan 31)