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Research Fields TEST unrestricted study in a Nordic country
Categories Unrestricted
Citizenship Canadian or Landed Immigrant
Eligibility Applications will be evaluated on the quality of the proposed programme, the qualifications of the applicant to complete the programme and the potential of the programme to further academic and cultural links with the Nordic countries. The applicant must indicate his or her reasons for wishing to study in a Nordic country. Eigibility 1. Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. 2. Have completed a bachelor's degree from a Canadian university or college with high scholastic achievement. 3. Provide evidence in writing of acceptance of the proposed study/research from the proposed Nordic post-secondary institution. (Sometimes unavoidably late. Explain.) 4. Be in residency at the Nordic destination for a minimum of six months. 5. Provide a written report to CINS no later than six months after completing the proposed programme of study. 6. Give a public lecture or seminar at an appropriate Canadian venue within twelve months after completing the proposed programme of study. The contribution of CINS should be recognized.
Value $5000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Any recognized institution granting earned degrees at the post-baccalaureate level in the applicant's field of study and located in one of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faeroe Islands, and Greenland.
Deadlines February 15
Application Details Visit the Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies at http://www.ualberta.ca/~cins/ There is no official application form. Applicants should include all of the following in their application: h Full name, postal address(es), telephone number(s), fax and e-mail address(es). h Citizenship status, Social Insurance Number (for payment purposes) and date of birth. h Degree(s) held and current academic status with formal transcripts. h Written acceptance from the host Nordic institution. h Description of how the award would further the applicant's future plans. h Scholarships and other awards held or applied for during the time of the proposed project. h Description of study or research plan in fewer than 500 words. Most proposals would be describable using the following optional outline: o Discipline(s) or subject area(s). o Applicant's relevant knowledge and experience. o Explanation of how the study component (if any) leads to the necessary expertise to carry out the intended research, or pursue artistic excellence. o Explanation how the research leads to an advance in the discipline or contributes to the achievement of artistic excellence. h Letters of academic reference from three people not related to the applicant. Contact: Chair of the Board, Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies, c/o Canadian Circumpolar Institute, 1 - 37 Pembina Hall University of Alberta Edmonton AB T6G 2H8 Updated: January 25, 2012

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