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October


Danone Institute of Canada Grant-in-Aid Program

Deadline: October 1
Web site: www.danoneinstitute.ca
The Danone Institute of Canada provides grants-in-aid for research leading to improved nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence, particularly in ways that promote behaviour change. Projects involving evaluation of nutrition education strategies and communication practices and of innovative models will be considered for support. For more details on this program, please visit their web site.


J. R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies Research Grants

 Deadline: October 1

Web site: www.mun.ca/smallwood

The J. R. Smallwood Foundation offers research grants in order to promote and support research in Newfoundland and Labrador Studies in the areas of humanities and social sciences. For more information on these grants, please go to their web site.


The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards in the Medical Sciences

Deadline: October 1

Web site: www.bwfund.org/career_dev_awards_biomed.htm

These career awards instituted by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund provides scientists with bridging support for advanced postdoctoral training and early faculty years. For more information regarding these awards, please visit their web site.


Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience Award

 Deadline: October 1

Web site: www.pdac.ca/pdac/programs/awards/index.html#Mary-Claire

The Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience award honors the many contributions to the Canadian geoscience community of Mary-Claire Ward who was president of Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited, a past president of the Geological Association of Canada and long-serving chair of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's Geoscience Committee. This award, valued at $3,000 cash award and certificate, will be awarded annually to a graduate student at a Canadian university whose thesis incorporates geoscience mapping as a significant component. For further information and application forms, please go to their web site.


The Bentley Fellowship: Use of Fertility-Enhancing Food, Forage, and Cover Crops in Sustainably Manage Agroecosystems - IDRC
Deadline: October 1
Website: www.idrc.ca/awards
The Bentley Fellowship provides assistance to Canadian or developing - country students or researchers with a university degree in agriculture, forestry, or biology. The fellowship supports postgraduate, applied on-farm research with cooperating farmers in a developing country. For more information and application forms, please visit their web site.


Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars) Washington, D. C.

Deadline: October 1

Web site: www.wilsoncenter.org

These Fellowships are open to students from any country who holds a doctorate or equivalent degree and whose project proposals is in the areas of humanities and social sciences and is on national and/or international issues . The Center especially welcomes projects likely to foster communication between the world of ideas and the world of public affairs. For more information on how to apply for this fellowship, please visit their web site.


Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Grants and Awards
Deadline: First Wednesday in October
Web site: www.cysticfibrosis.ca
Research Grants, awards, fellowships, and graduate studentships are available to Canadian full-time students in a graduate program at a recognized university. For more information on their programs, please visit their web site.


MS (Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada) Research Funding

Deadline: October 3

Website: www.mssociety.ca

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada offers Studentshipsfor Masters and Doctoral students and other funding programs for research in multiple sclerosis and related areas. For more detailed information on their funding programs, please visit their web site.


Margaret MacMillan Pratt Graduate Scholarship in the Sciences and the Arts (2 awards) (Canadian Federation of University Women, Charlottetown)

Deadline: October 12

The CFUW, Charlottetown, is offering two postgraduate scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, to a recipient in the Faculty of Science and to a recipient in the Faculty of Arts, to female students whose place of residence has been Prince Edward Island for five years or more and has completed an undergraduate degree from a Canadian university. The candidate also needs to be accepted for full-time graduate studies in the field of Arts or Sciences. For further information and/or applications forms, please email Maryanne Palmer at palmerg@upei.ca.


The Rhodes Scholarship Trust (Newfoundland)

Deadline: October 12

Web site: www.canadianrhodes.org

The Rhodes Scholarship is open to university students who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. The selection is made on the basis of school and college records with written examination, as well as, the character and intellect of the applicant, which are the most important requirements for a Rhodes Scholarship. Financial need does not receive special consideration. This scholarship is tenable at Oxford University and is granted for two years with the possibility of a third year. For more information and application forms, please go to their web site.


Research Higher Degrees Scholarships at Griffith University, Australia

Deadline: October 14

Website: www.griffith.edu.au/postgraduate/scholarships/

These scholarships are available to candidates wishing to enroll in a doctoral degree program or a research master’s degree program at Griffith University in a wide range of research areas. International students may also apply for tuition fee scholarships offered by the Australian government. For more information on their scholarships, please visit their web site.


Griffith University Postgraduate Scholarship Programs, Australia

Deadline: October 14 and May 20

Web site: http://www.griffith.edu.au

These scholarships are available to international candidates wishing to enroll in a doctoral degree program or a research master's degree program at Griffith University in a wide range of research areas. International students may also apply for tuition fee scholarships offered by the Australian government. For more information and a complete list of deadline dates, please visit their web site.


Coastal CURA - Community Governance of Coastal Resources Doctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline: October 15

The Project Management Board of the SSHRC CURA - Community Governance of Coastal Resources Project is please to announce that two Doctoral Research Fellowships are available for PhD candidates involved in social, economic and policy study and research related to community governance of coastal resources. The value of these fellowships is $16,000 per year for up to four years, non-renewable, commencing January 1, 2007, and are tenable at either Dalhousie University or University of New Brunswick. Interested applicants should submit a detailed letter outlining their area of interest and proposed research along with two academic letters of support from relevant faculty members. Awards are subject to acceptance at either Dalhousie University or University of New Brunswick. For more information on the the SSHRC CURA project please email Chris Milley at milleyc@eastlink.ca


Doctoral Fellowship Awards from Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation (CASA)
Deadline: October 15
Web site: www.cckf.org.tw/e-americaDF.htm

The main objective of the Foundation is to promote the study of Chinese culture and society, broadly defined. The Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation offers fellowship awards to Doctoral candidates to help finance the completion of their dissertations. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants at the time of the award and who have completed all requirements for their PhD degree except for the dissertation. As well, the awards are only available to doctoral candidates who are not employed or receiving grants from other sources. For more information, please visit the web site.


J.D. Ferguson Foundation Student Essay Award
Deadline: October 15
The J.D. Ferguson Foundation is holding their annual competition for the best essays on topics concerning aspects of numismatics, monetary history, primitive money and metallic art. This would include essays in history, art history, archaeology or classics for which coins, tokens, jetons, paper money, cheques or medals provide an important source of evidence, as well as essays in banking history, monetary history, metallic art, banknote engraving, or the technology and metallurgy of coinage. Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate program at a Canadian university. For further information, please contact the School of Graduate Studies.


CIHR Doctoral Research Awards
Deadline: October 15
Web site: www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/
The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in the health-related field in Canada or abroad. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. The awards are valued up to $27,000 per year for a maximum period of three years. For more detail information and application forms, please visit their web site.


Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) Lloyd Douglas Scholarship

Deadline: October 19

Web site: www.acwwa.ca

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) is offering up to four Lloyd Douglas Scholarships valued at $1,000 (one for each Atlantic Canadian province). Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and be a resident of Atlantic Canada. The applicant must have successfully completed at least one year of post secondary education in Canada and be registered as a full-time student. As well, one must be intending to pursue a career related to the water or wastewater industry. Please apply to acwwa@hfx.andara.com


Norman Barwin Scholarship for Reproductive Health
Deadline: October 19
Web site: www.canadiansforchoice.ca/scholarships
The Canadians for Choice are offering scholarships to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who are working toward a higher degree on a topic related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. For more information on this scholarship, please go to their web site.


Canadian Cambridge Scholarships
Deadline: October 20
Two scholarships for graduate study at Cambridge University will be awarded to two Canadian students to further their study. The scholarship is not available for those studying Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Architecture, Law and Business. Further information can be obtained from their web site.


Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Deadline: October 22
Web site: www.thesimonsfoundation.ca
The Simons Foundation and International Security Research and Outreach Programme are offering a total of eight awards of Cdn$3,000 to masters and/or Doctoral students to support the research and writing of short position papers that will be presented in a debate format at the Graduate Research Awards Debates in Ottawa hosted by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT). Awards will also include travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will be required to present their completed position papers inthe form of a debate during a special event at DFAIT in March 2012. For more information on these awards and how to apply, please visit their website.


Shastri Student Excellence Awards
Deadline: October 30
Web site: www.sici.org
Awards of $2,000 each will be distributed to undergraduate and graduate students to assist in their study or research on Indian culture, history, religion, arts, or economic and social development. For more information on how to apply, please go to their web site.
Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research Primary Health Care: TUTOR-PHC
Deadline: October 31
Web site: www.uwo.ca/fammed/csfm/tutor-phc

This one year training program, which is funded by CIHR, is open to disciplines such as: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work Epidemiology and Pharmacy. This program will be of interest to students from Canadian universities, interested/engaged individuals in primary health care research regardless of their home disciplines, and those at the academic level: post-doctoral fellow, resident doing research fellowship, graduate student, outstanding undergraduate student or mid-career clinician. For further information on this program, and how to apply, please go to their web site.


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