Deb Tardiff Scholarship

The Deb Tardiff Scholarship 

MEIA created the Deb Tardiff Memorial Scholarship in 2020 (awarded 2021) to honour the legacy of Deb Tardiff, the founder of MEIA’s Student Chapter, and to support talented new entrants to the environmental sector. There are two $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded at the MEIA AGM. Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting the Deb Tardiff Scholarship fund!

Parameters

These $1,000 scholarships are open to all Manitoban post-secondary students from all disciplines. 

Selection criteria

  • MEIA Student Chapter membership (mandatory)
  • Volunteering
  • Contribution to environmental sciences
  • Academic Achievement

Timeline

Applications are due January 31st and are awarded in April. 

Applications should be 2 pages maximum (resume and cover letter or essay style – either way just let us know how you meet the above criteria). Send application to [email protected]

Please note: In applying for this scholarship, applicants agree to attend the MEIA AGM to accept the scholarship award if they are selected, and approve of MEIA using photos/videos of the award ceremony in MEIA publications and media.

Award Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the Deb Tardiff Memorial Scholarship Fund!

2020: Carly Dyck

2021: Kelsey Margraf and Cailin Hesketh-Jost

Scholarship Fund

Thank you to our Sponsors for your generous contribution in support of the Deb Tardiff Scholarship Fund!

Gold Sponsor Miller Environmental

Gold Sponsor Pinchin Ltd

Bronze Sponsor StrategyMakers Consulting

“I got to work with Deb and Rosemary briefly at MEIA. They remain two of the best people I’ve ever met. I miss their enthusiasm and dedication. I’m thrilled that MEIA is honoring Deb by supporting a future environmental professional. Good luck to all applicants. Deb would be proud of you, and we are too!” – Mike Fernandes, StrategyMakers Consulting

Thank you to our Scholarship Fund Foundation Members!

February 2022 – Bobbie Mang’eli

April 2022 – Jason Combe


Join in the legacy by contributing to the scholarship fund and enjoy the following benefits:

Gold $1,000 (Only 2 available)

  • Present award to recipient at MEIA AGM with Tardiff family member, which will be recorded and posted to MEIA social media platforms along with links back to donor’s firm
  • Logo and hyperlinked name of organization on MEIA website
  • Testimonial on MEIA website
  • Discounted registration rate at Emerging Issues and MEIA Remediation Conferences – 25% off
  • Recognition in MEIA newsletter
  • Social media shout out

Silver $500 (Unlimited)

  • Logo and hyperlinked name of organization on MEIA website
  • Testimonial on MEIA website
  • Discounted registration rate at Emerging Issues and MEIA Remediation Conferences – 15% off
  • Social media shout out

Bronze $250 (Unlimited)

  • Logo and hyperlinked name of organization on MEIA website
  • Testimonial on MEIA website
  • Discounted registration rate at Emerging Issues and MEIA Remediation Conferences – 10% off
  • Social media shout out

Donations of $25 or more will be recognized on the MEIA website with name and date as a scholarship foundation member. Please contact MEIA at (204) 783-7090 or [email protected] to arrange donation level