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January


Scholarships for Graduate Study in London (The London Goodenough Association of Canada)

Deadline: January 11

Web site: www.lgac.ca

The London Goodenough Association of Canada (LGAC) will award six or more scholarships with a value up to £4,500 each to go toward the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London. Candidates must be enrolled full-time in a London University or doing thesis research in London while registered elsewhere. These scholarships are not renewable and the recipients are expected to reside at Goodenough College for a full academic year, although up to two awards will be considered for a minimum residency of six months to support thesis research. For more information regarding these scholarships, please visit the LGAC web site.


FPCBP Scholarships (Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals

Deadline: January 11

Web site: www.fpcbp.com

The FPCBP is a non-profit organization focused on recognizing the outstanding achievement of the Luso-Canadian youth. The scholarships are valued between $1,000 and $2,500 and will be presented at their annual Scholarship awards dinner. For more information regarding this scholarship program, please visit their web site.


Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 11

Web site: www.awma.org

The Air and Waste Management Association scholarship program offers many scholarships to the most promising environmental students. Full-time graduate students who are pursuing courses or research leading to careers in air quality waster management, environmental management and sustainability are eligible to apply for the A&WMA Scholarship Endowment. To obtain an application form and further information on this scholarship program, please go to their web site.


Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 4 and 11

Web site: www.cemf.ca

The following CEMF graduate scholarships below are awarded based on leadership, community involvement and extra-curricular activity. High marks or grade averages are not part of the selection criteria. All relevant information regarding these scholarships below and others can be obtained and downloaded from their web site.

The Vale Masters Engineering Scholarship

In partnership with the Foundation, Vale will offer one annual $10,000 scholarship to a woman enrolled full-time in engineering at the master's level. Summer employment may also be offered.

The Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at $15,000, is offered annually by CEMF to a woman enrolled full-time in a graduate engineering program at the PhD level of study in Canada. This scholarship is meant to encourage women to act as mentors.


The Link Foundation Doctoral Research Fellowships (Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Fellowship Program)

Deadline: January 15

Website: www.linkoe.org

The Link Foundation will award a doctoral fellowship valued at $25,000 per year to candidates enrolled in academic institutions in either the United States or Canada. For more information on how to apply, please visit their web site.


The National Canadian Research Training Program in Hepatitis C

Deadline: January 15

Web site: www.ncrtp-hepc.ca

The NCRTP-Hep C offers awards to provide transdisciplinary training and stipend support to both Canadian and foreign individuals involved with hepatitis C research, who are university graduates at various stages of their academic and professional career. The program and the stipends it provides are meant to further trainees' knowledge and understanding of hepatitis C. For more information, please visit their web site.


Africa Initiative Exchange Program - Graduate Research Grant

Deadline: January 15

Web site: www.africaportal.org/exchange

The Program offers grants of up to CAD$10,000 each to fifteen graduate students enrolled in a Canadian university per year to conduct field-based research for up to three months in Africa. Participants have the opportunity to further their research through the utilization of on-the-ground resources and research materials, as well as to develop international networks with fellow researchers and practitioners. Research results are presented and disseminated through a variety of public channels. Proposed research must be original and timely, and focus on one or more of the thematic areas of conflict resolution, energy, food security, health, migration, and climate change. For more information regarding this program, please visit their web site.


Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 15

Website: www.si.edu/research+study

The Smithsonian Institute offers a number of fellowships and grants to support graduate research. For more information on their programs, please visit their web site.


Silverhill Institute of Environmental Research and Conservation Award

Deadline: Between January 15 and February 28

Web site: www.silverhillinstitute.com or www.silverhillinstitute.ca

The Silverhill Institute of Environmental Research and Conservation will provide an award of $2,500 to a master's student in Canada and two or more smaller research assistance awards of $500. The award is for thesis/research projects that have an applied environmental or conservation focus and that has the potential to contribute in a direct way to society and/or provide specific community benefit. For application details, please go to their web site.


Harry Jerome Awards (Black Business & Professional Association)

Deadline: January 17

Web site: www.bbpa.org

These awards are available to African-Canadians who has had outstanding achievements, contributions and accomplishments through a nomination process. For more information regarding this award, please visit their web site.


Summer Programs in Taiwan (Through CIHR)
Deadline: January 18
Web site: www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
These summer programs provide Canadian graduate students with an opportunity with hands-on research and in an introduction to a different culture, language, and university research system. Participants can complement their training by learning new research techniques and accessing excellent research facilities. For more information, please visit the website above.


EU-Canada Young Journalist Award

Deadline: January 27

Web site: www.eucanyia.ca

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Award was created in 2001 to recognize outstanding journalistic potential among Canadian students. The competition is open to all Canadian students enrolled in a Canadian university or other higher education establishment. The competition aims to reinforce links between the people of the European Union and Canada, and to promote awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists. For information on how to apply, please visit their web site.


The Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) George L. Geis Dissertation Award and the Masters Thesis/Project Award
Deadline: January 31
Web site: www.csshe-scees.ca
CSSHE is sponsoring an award for the outstanding Masters thesis or project in Canadian universities in the area of higher education as well as an award for the outstanding dissertation or thesis in Canadian universities that examines post secondary topics. Candidates must have completed the requirements for the degree at a Canadian university during the previous calendar year. The candidate must have passed the final examination and the thesis must have been accepted by the supervisory committee by December 31st. For more details on both of these awards, please visit their web site.


ACUNS Awards Program - Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Program

Deadline: January 31

Web site: www.acuns.ca

For guidelines and application forms for the various awards listed below, please visit their web site.

Northern Resident Scholarship - The Northern Scientific Training Program is sponsoring four scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, for students identified as long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, currently enrolled in master or doctoral-level programs as a Canadian University.

CNST Scholarship - This scholarship, valued at $10,000, will be available to doctoral students enrolled in all subject areas including interdisciplinary and comparative studies who engage in research culminating in a thesis or other such document, include direct northern field research or experience as part of their studies, and whose programs are relevant to northern challenges or issues.

Research Support Opportunity in Arctic Environmental Studies - The Meteorological Service of Canada ( a division of Environment Canada) sponsors a unique research support opportunity by providing accommodation, facilities, and services at the High Arctic Weather Station (SAWS) at Eureka on Ellesmere Island, to students at the masters or doctoral level. Preference will be given to environmental research proposals in the physical or biological sciences.

Caribou Research and Management Award - This award valued at $1,500 - $5,000 is offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of barren-ground caribou and their habitat, or that would have application to caribou conservation and management. Students conducting traditional knowledge studies as well as scientific studies are encourage to apply

Arctic Co-operatives Award - This award is valued at $2,500 and will be offered to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled full-time in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding and development of the Arctic Co-operatives in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and/or northern Manitoba.

Northern Resident Award- The Northern Scientific Training Program is sponsoring eight scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, for students identified as long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program at the undergraduate level at a Canadian college or university.

Canadian Polar Commission Scholarship - This scholarship valued at $10,000 is sponsored by the Canadian Polar Commission. It is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada who are presently enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university. Proposals are invited from candidates who are engage in research culminating in a thesis or other such document, have an interdisciplinary emphasis to their research, demonstrate excellence in Polar studies and are willing to communicate results in a major national or Northern forum.

Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Doctoral)
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is sponsoring ten scholarships, valued at $40,000 each ($20,000 per year for two years), for students currently enrolled in a doctoral program in the natural sciences pursuing northern research. Applications are invited from candidates engaged in a natural science program leading to a thesis, have demonstrate exceptional promise, academic excellence, and leadership, and a strong commitment to northern research. Preference will be given to applicants who have a clearly defined research project that includes significant research time spent in the Canadian north, demonstrate excellence in northern research, show the relevance of the research to northerners and northern scholarship, and exhibit a willingness to communicate research results within the scientific community and in northern or national meetings. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled full time at a Canadian university.

Garfield Weston Award for Northern Studies (Masters)
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is sponsoring ten scholarships, valued at $15,000 each for students currently enrolled in a masters program in the natural sciences pursuing northern research. Applications are invited from candidates engaged in a natural science program leading to a thesis who demonstrate exceptional promise, academic excellence, and leadership, a strong commitment to northern research. Preference will be given to applicants who have a clearly defined research project that includes significant research time spent in the Canadian north, demonstrate excellence in northern research, show the relevance of the research to northerners and northern scholarship, and exhibit a willingness to communicate research results within the scientific community, and in northern or national meetings.

The W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship in Northern Research
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is sponsoring up to three postdoctoral fellowships, valued at $50,000 each for those pursuing research in the natural sciences with a focus on the Canadian North. The ACUNS defines northern Canada as on or above the line indicted on the Northern Boundary Map. The fellowship includes up to an additional $10,000 in support for conference and northern travel expenses. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.


Kathryn Fuller Fellowships
Deadline: January 31
Web site: www.worldwildlife.org/science/fellowships/fuller/item1296.html
The Kathryn Fuller Fellowships have been established to support PhD students and postdoctoral researchers working on issues of exceptional importance and relevance to conservation in WWF-US priority places. The Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fund will support research in the ecosystem services, measuring and monitoring carbon stocks in forests, and climate change impacts on and adaptation of freshwater resources. For complete details regarding these fellowships, please go to their web site.


Grants for Canadian Women Graduate Students Awards - Soroptimist Foundation of Canada
Deadline: January 31
Website: www.soroptimistfoundation.ca
The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers $7,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women’s lives. Examples include, but are not limited to: providing services, providing legal counselling and assistance, counselling mature women entering or re-entering the labour market, counselling women in crisis, counselling and training women for non-traditional employment and positions in women’s centres. For more information and application forms, please go to their website.


Leonard E. Boyle Prize for Medieval Studies (Thesis Award)
Deadline: January 31
Web site www.csm.wlu.ca/prizes.htm:
The Leonard E. Boyle Prize for Medieval Studies is awarded to a deserving doctoral thesis in any field of medieval studies completed at a Canadian University or by a Canadian citizen at a university abroad. For more information, please visit their web site.


RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Professional - DAAD
Deadline: January 31
Web site: www.daad.de/rise-pro
DAAD has created unique opportunities for science and engineering students from the United States and Canada interested in gaining serious practical, career-building experience in Germany through the RISE Professional Program. Master and PhD students from North American Universities in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics, or a closely related field, are invited to apply. For more information about this program, please visit their web site.


Foreigners’ Fellowships Program (Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation)
Deadline: January 31
Web site: www.onassis.gr
This fellowship program is available to non-Greek descents whose area of research is in Humanistic Sciences (English, Linguistics, Religious Studies, History, Philosophy, Education, and Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Business Administration), Law, Economics, Architecture, and Arts in Greece. The candidates must be enrolled at a University either outside Greece or in Greece.


Mensa Canada Scholarships
Deadline: January 31
Website: www.mensacanada.ca/home.htm
The Mensa Canada Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students who follow through with their career strategy by simply submitting a 250 word essay describing ones career goals. Further information on how to apply for this scholarship can be obtained from the web site.


G.M. Dunlop Awards for Graduate Theses (The Canadian Association for Educational Psychology)
Deadline: January 31
Web site: www.csse.ca
The Canadian Association for Educational Psychology annually sponsors the G.M. Dunlop Awards for the best Masters and Doctoral theses for work in educational psychology. The awards are intended for students who have successfully completed their degree requirements within the previous calendar year, and have not completed a previous degree at the same level in Education. For more information on how to submit an application, please go to their web site.


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