Scholarships and Career Opportunities


R. W. Drysdale Memorial Scholarship in Aquatic Science

Created in 2016 by the family of R. W. Drysdale, this scholarship supports graduate students at the Vale Living with Lakes Centre who are conducting research in the field of Aquatic Science.
Richard (Dick) Drysdale was a Sudbury businessman with deep roots in the Lockerby area of Greater Sudbury, and father of Sherry Drysdale (Department of Communications, Laurentian University). Richard spent many happy years boating and fishing on the lakes and waterways of the Sudbury, Manitoulin and Killarney districts. He would be proud that his legacy supports research that will protect and preserve our freshwater resources for future generations.

Amount: $1000 annual scholarship

Nomination Committee: Director and Business Manager VLWLC

To donate: Go to R.W. Drysdale Memorial Scholarship in Aquatic Science

Career Opportunities

Please check back regularly for updates…

MSc Opportunity in Contaminants Position could begin as early as Jan. 2019!

MSc Opportunity in Fish Community Responses to Brownification and Deacidification Position begins May 2019!

MSc Position in Environmental Microbiology

PhD Opportunity in Littoral Zone Ecology and Carbon Dynamics Accepting applications beginning November 23, 2018 until the position is filled!

PhD Position in Watershed and Isotope Hydrology

PhD Position in Environmental Microbiology: Bioleaching