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Research Fields TEST Community-Based Research
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Eligibility Professor Fikret Berkes, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Community-Based Resource Management, has established the Berkes Graduate Scholarship in Community-Based Research. This annually funded scholarship will provide support towards degree-related field research and related expenses (including travel, food, housing, and to return research findings to the research host community); an opportunity to train in methods for community-based research, including community-based resource and environmental management, conservation and planning; and an opportunity to engage in outreach training, and to translate results into communication to communities, public audiences, and policy-makers through written, visual, oral and/or multimedia means.

A scholarship valued at $3,000 will be offered each year to a graduate student who:

  • is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba in a Masters or PhD program;
  • is pursuing studies in community-based research methods including, but not limited to, community-based resource and environmental management, conservation and planning;
  • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) on the last 60 credit hours of courses (graduate and undergraduate);
  • does not already hold a UMGF, SSHRC or other major award greater than $5,000.
Value $3000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Applications for the scholarship wil be accepted in January with the funds being disbursed before March 15th. Applications must include a copy of the research proposal and two letters of reference. One of the lettrs must be from the graduate supervisor indicating: (i)that the applicant does not already hold a major award as outlined in criterion above, and (ii)that this scholarship will make a major difference in the applicant's ability to carry out the proposed research.

Please contact Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources for applications.

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