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Categories Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility The intent of this fellowship is to support graduate student research at the International Institute for Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) in Northwestern Ontario. In order for students to be considered for the award, they must demonstrate that a large part of their proposed research is to be centred at the IISD-ELA.

Each year, the available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one or more fellowships to a graduate student who: (1) is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any Masterís or doctoral program offered at the University of Manitoba; (2) has achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the previous 60 credit hours of study; (3) has been accepted to conduct research at the IISD-ELA; (4) has demonstrated exceptional research ability, as determined by the selection committee.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details To support criterion (4) candidates are required to provide the following application materials: (i) a curriculum vitae; (ii) two academic letters of reference in support of their application; (iii) a list of all fellowships and external support currently being received or applied for by the applicant; (iv) a one to three page summary of the proposed research.

The summary of the proposed research should include: (a) name and address of the applicant and the applicant's academic supervisor; (b) degree sought; (c) the objectives, design, and methods to be used in the research conducted by the applicant; (d) a summary of the relevance of the proposed research for society; (e) a summary of why the proposed research should be undertaken at IISD-ELA (as opposed to somewhere else); (f) a brief budget justification, including requests for per diem (these costs are set annually by the International Institute for Sustainable Development);

Previous recipients are encouraged to apply. In addition to the required application materials provided in the previous year, past recipients must also provide a brief summary (maximum 250 words) describing the benefits of having received the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area Graduate Fellowship in the past along with an updated budget justification. This must be accompanied by a letter of support from the applicantís academic advisor.

Contact the Experimental Lakes Area Unit-Michael Paterson mpaterson@iisd-ela.org Updated July 31, 2015

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