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Research Fields TEST Gambling Research
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Eligibility The Manitoba Gambling Research Program builds gambling research capacity and supports the development of high quality research that enables evidence-based decisions and advancement of responsible gaming programs, and problem gambling prevention and treatment.
The Manitoba Gambling Research Program, managed by Manitoba Lotteries, is an element of the responsible gaming strategy of the Corporation. An independent Research Council, consisting of community members and provincial gambling stakeholders oversees the program.
All research proposals and reports are peer reviewed to ensure their relevance and quality.
Studentships offered through the Manitoba Gambling Research Program aim to:
• Provide multi-year financial support to students who undertake gambling research as a part of their graduate studies programs in Manitoba.
• Build research capacity in the province of Manitoba in the gambling field and support the development of quality gambling research in Manitoba.
Candidates must be registered as a full time student in a masters or doctoral program at a recognized Manitoba university or be a Manitoba resident enrolled in a graduate studies program outside of the province.
Applicants must be engaged in or about to start the research portion of their thesis or dissertation and anticipate completion of their program within three years. The research portion must consist of completion of an original project that does not consist solely of a literature review.
Applicants may be from any discipline, provided that their research fits within the Manitoba Gambling Research Program’s research priority areas.
Value Masters Program: $15,000 per year, maximum of two years (maximum $30,000) Doctoral Program: $20,000 per year, maximum of three years (maximum $60,000)
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Manitoba university or be a Manitoba resident enrolled in a graduate studies program outside of the province.
Deadlines March 1
Application Details Applicants submit all application materials through the https://www.manitobagamblingresearch.com/ website.
Note: Applicants are required to create a user profile and complete an on-line application form prior to submitting a proposal. The proposal should be submitted as one file in PDF format. Applicants will receive an automatic email notification from the Manitoba Gambling Research Program confirming the submission of their application.
For questions regarding the application process contact: • info@manitobagamblingresearch.com or • Carly Sacco at (204) 957-2500 ext. 2417 Applications must be submitted no later than the Closing Date and Time; no application will be considered which is received after the Closing Date and Time.
Updated February 23, 2012

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