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Name ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES FOR NORTHERN STUDIES
Research Fields TEST northern research
Categories Unrestricted
Citizenship Canadian or Permanent Resident
Eligibility The Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) is the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) scholarship awards program. It was established in 1982 to further the Association's mandate to advance knowledges and understanding of Canada'a North by offering student awards fo exceptional northern-based research. The purpose of the CNST is to foster scholars and scientists with northern experience and at the same time to enhance educational opportunities available for northern residents to obtain post-secondary education at Canadian colleges and universities. To be eligible for a CNST award you must be:
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • enrolled in full-time post-secondary education at a recognized Canadian university or college
  • have an aspect of northern or circumpolar fieldwork included as part of your research that is conducted within the term of your award. (ACUNS defines "northern" Canada as on or north of the line indicated on our Northern Boundary map available at http://acuns.ca/website/awards/northern-boundary-map/
    CNST Scholarship Applications are invited from doctoral candidates who will (a) engage in research culminating in a thesis (b) include direct northern field research or experience as part of their studies, and (c) whose programs are relevant to northern challenges or issues. Value: 1 @ $5,000 Canadian Polar Commission Scholarship Applications are invited from doctoral candidates who (a) will engage in research culminating in a thesis (b) will have an interdisciplinary emphasis to their research (c) are enrolled in programs that show excellence in research in the Polar north and (d) are willing to communicate in a major national or Northern forum. Value: 1 @ $10,000 Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Doctoral) is for student enrolled in a doctoral program in the natural sciences pursuing northern research. Preference will be given to applicants who (a) have a clearly defined research project that includes significant research time spent in the Canadian north (b) demonstrate excellence in northern research (c) are able to show the relevance of the research to northerners and northern scholarship and (d) exhibit a willingness to communicate research results withing the scientific community, and in northern or national meetings. Value: 7 @ $40,000 Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Masters) is for students currently enrolled in the first thirteen months of a masters program in the natural sciences pursing northern research. Preference will be given to applicants who (a) have a clearly defined research project that includes significant research time spent in the Canadian north (b) demonstrate excellence in northern research (c) show the relevance to the research to northerners and northern scholarship and (d) exhibit the willingness to communicate research results within the scientific community, and in northern or national meetings. Northern Resident Scholarship is for students identifies a long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, currently enrolled in master or doctoral-level programs at a Canadian university. Value: 4 @ $10,000 Caribou Research Award is offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of barren ground caribou in Canada and their habitat. Preference will be given to student who normally reside in the communities of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq range. Value: 1 @ $1,500 Arctic Co-operatives Award will be offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of the cooperative movement in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Value: 1 @ $2,500 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 accomodation, facilities, and services at the High Arctic Weather Station (HAWS)at Eureka on Ellesmere Island, to graduate students at the masters or doctoral level. Preference will be given to environmental research proposale in the physical or biological sciences. Value: one opportunity.
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines January 31
    Application Details Visit the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies web site at http://acuns.ca/website/awards/awards-2/ for details. Contact: Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, 17 York Street, Suite 405 Ottawa ON K1N 9J6 Telephone: 1-613-562-0515 Fax: 1-613-562-0533 http://acuns.ca/website/contact/ Updated: January 25, 2012
     

     
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