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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 $10,000 will be offered 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 $15,000.

    *Approved research areas are: community-based resource (or environmental) management; community-based planning for green options (e.g. solar energy); community-based conservation; Indigenous-led conservation and/or biocultural restoration; Indigenous reconciliation through conservation partnerships (e.g. environmental guardians); land use, food security and gender in northern Indigenous communities; and Indigenous knowledge and science (e.g. reconciling ways of knowing).
Value $10000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba
Deadlines February 23
Application Details For Application details please visit Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources: https://umanitoba.ca/environment-earth-resources/student-experience/funding-and-awards

Questions and completed application packages should be emailed in one single PDF document to: riddell.advisor@umanitoba.ca



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