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Research Fields Law, Psychology, Sociology, Adult harassment
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility Dr. Richard Douglas Oatway, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Canada) has bequeathed funds to the University of Manitoba to support the study of adult harassment.

A native of Green Ridge, Manitoba, Dr. Oatway graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1942. Following a distinguished career in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and postgraduate training, Dr. Oatway was engaged in general practice and general surgery in Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, and in Marathon, Ontario. He retired in 1996 at the age of almost 78 years.

The endowment fund will be used to offer one fellowship to a student who:
  • is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in either a Master's or Doctoral program delivered by the Faculty of Law, the Department of Psychology, or the Department of Sociology
  • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours (or two full years or equivalent) of university study
  • has undertaken or has proposed to undertake research focused on issues related to adult harassment (non-physical, non-sexual, mental, emotional, and/or psychological), including but not limited to its causation, the motivations or psychodynamics of the perpetrator, implications for the victim's life and well-being, and/or legal aspects.

    Recipients may hold the Dr. Richard Douglas Oatway Memorial Fellowship concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. A recipient may not hold the Fellowship more than twice.

    The recipient must be registered in Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 in order to receive the award.
  • Value $28,050.00 (approx.) for the 2023/2024 competition year. Total amount based on available annual income.
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at Tenable at the University of Manitoba for the Fall session of 2023.
    Deadlines January 25
    Application Details Applicants are required to submit the following on or before the deadline (January 25, 2024) at this link: https://applygrad.umanitoba.ca/apply/?sr=46232078-6f87-469b-bf89-13c11be1be68

    In your online application, you will need the following:
  • a description of your proposed research or ongoing research (maximum 500 words);
  • two academic letters of reference from professors at a post-secondary institution.

  • Contact:
    For questions or inquiries, please contact Graduate Awards, Faculty of Graduate Studies by email at Graduate.Awards@umanitoba.ca

    Updated: January 4, 2024

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