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Kazuhiro Mizutani and Nathan Ash

November 25, 2015

Kazuhiro Mizutani and Nathan Ash have each received a $3,000 scholarship from the Canadian Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Newfoundland Branch. Mr. Mizutani is a fourth-year earth sciences undergraduate student and received the branch’s Silver Jubilee Scholarship, created in 1978 to celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary. The award is available to students in their final or penultimate year in earth sciences at Memorial University. This is the first year the award has been issued. Mr. Ash is in his final year of a mechanical engineering degree, and received the branch’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship, created in 2003 to recognize the organization’s 50th anniversary. The award is given to a student majoring in studies related to the fields of interest of CIM, specifically earth sciences, geophysics, geography, economics, environmental science, engineering, business and commerce. Mr. Mizutani also won the Atlantic Geoscience Society Environmental Geoscience Award at the recent Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference, which took place Oct. 22-24 at Saint Mary’s University, in Halifax, N.S.