Maritime Awards Society of Canada

MASC Scholars – Dalhousie

Dalhousie University MASC Scholarships

The Maritime Awards Society encourages its supporters and friends to donate directly to the established scholarship funds that exist at the following universities: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dalhousie University, the University of Calgary, and the University of Victoria.

Dalhousie University: The Douglas M. Johnston – MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs is an annual $5,000 award established by the Maritime Awards Society of Canada in memory of Douglas M. Johnston, former MASC Governor, Professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria, founding Director of Dalhousie’s Marine Environment Law Programme (MELP), co-founder of Dalhousie’s Oceans Studies Programme (DOSP) and a co-founder of the Southeast Asian Programme in Ocean Law, Policy and Management (SEAPOL). The scholarship is conferred on an annual basis to a Canadian citizen to pursue the Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree. Qualified applicants to the MMM are automatically considered for this scholarship upon completion of their application. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen, must demonstrate superior academic records, and may undergo a financial needs assessment.

  • Gifts can be made to the Dalhousie fund by contacting the Dalhousie University Development Office through http://alumni.dal.ca/give-to-dal/ (directing your contribution to the Douglas M. Johnston – MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs scholarship fund) or calling 800.565.9969. Dalhousie University will issue a tax receipt to you.

Previous Recipients

The Douglas M. Johnston MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs

Year Name
2016 Jenny Weitzman
2015 Maryann Watson
2014 Nicolas Winkler
2013 Alexandra Vance
2012 Amy Roy
2011 Katherine Hastings
2010 P. Mairi Edgar
2009 Alexsandre Gagne
2008 Christopher Burbidge
2007 Myles Thompson
2006 Melissa Landry
2005 Tom Kagi
2004 Esther Nagtegaal-Cunningham
2004 Hussein Alidina
2003 Iain Grant
2002 Erin Breen
2001 Kristana Worcester

HMCS King’s Memorial Scholarship in Marine Affairs

Year Name
2000 Christine Penney
1999 Craig Hominick
1998 Erin Rankin
1998 Kelly Hatch
1997 Stefan Leslie
1996 Lisa McCuiag


Formally known as the HMCS King’s Memorial Scholarship in Marine Affairs, the Douglas M. Johnston – MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs is an annual $5,000 award established by the Maritime Awards Society of Canada (MASC). The scholarship is conferred on an annual basis to a Canadian citizen to pursue the Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree. Qualified applicants to the MMM are automatically considered for this scholarship upon completion of their application.

source: http://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/graduate/mmm/program-details/awards-and-prizes/masc-scholarship-recipients.html