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Wayne Digby Sustainable Energy Award

The Wayne Digby Sustainable Energy Award is dedicated to the advancement of students in grades 11 and 12 that are intending to pursue post-secondary education in the environmental science field. This includes studies in electrical or solar education, as well as other forms of post-secondary education in the environmental science field. The student does not need to be currently enrolled in the post-secondary program but does need to indicate which program they plan to take. 


The award will be $400 and will be presented to a student from the Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School winner at the ManSEA conference to be held at the Selkirk Recreation Centre Banquet Hall on April 3, 2024.


The student must complete a bio submission accompanied and an essay about sustainable energy or an area of study.  The focus of this project/essay should be on renewable or sustainable energy. For example, this could be a science project, recycling program, or heat recovery. Topics for an essay could be: What is sustainable energy? Sustainable energy challenges, Top Five Types of Renewable Energy or Biomass Renewable Energy.  The essay should include the following:

  • Purpose statement

  • Information/data collection methods

  • Preparations made to collect information/data

  • Findings or Body

  • Conclusion

  • References used during the essay/project


Submission intake deadline is March 14th, 2024. Submissions should be sent to


The award winner will be notified 2 weeks prior to ManSEA’s annual conference. The award will be presented at the conference where the winning student will make a brief presentation of their winning submission. 

Further information is available from or at WWW.MANSEA.ORG

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