1 1 Possible Sources of Money for Graduate Students in Psychology Contents Page University Support 2 Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards Open to Psychology Graduate Students. External: 2 Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards Open to Psychology Graduate Students. Internal: 7 More Restrictive Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards: 9 Money for Travel: 17 Additional External Funding Links: 22 Awards of Distinction: 23 CPA Awards: 24
2 2 University Support A limited amount of University Support may be awarded to full-time students working toward graduate degrees at this University. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendations of Departments. These awards may be supplemented by remuneration for extra duties performed in the Departments at the discretion of Department Heads. Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards Open to Psychology Graduate Students. External: NSERC POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (PGS) MASTER'S AND DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS Web Site: The NSERC PGS Master's scholarships are valued at $17,300 per year and the PGS Doctoral scholarships are valued at $21,000 per year. These scholarships are available to full-time graduate students who are engaged in master's or doctoral programs in one of the areas of the natural sciences or engineering at recognized universities in Canada or abroad. NSERC CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (CGS) PROGRAM - MASTER'S AND DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS Web Site: The NSERC CGS Master's scholarships are valued at $17,500 per year and the CGS Doctoral scholarships are valued at $35,000 per year. These scholarships are available to full-time graduate students who are engaged in master's or doctoral programs in one of the areas of the natural sciences or engineering at recognized universities in Canada only. There is no separate application form or process for the CGS program. These scholarships will be awarded to the highest ranked PGS master's and doctoral applicants (see above).
3 3 NSERC - INDUSTRIAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (IPS 1 AND 2) Web Site: Industrial Postgraduate scholarships are available to full-time graduate students who are engaged in master's or doctoral programs in one of the areas of the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows students to gain research experience in industry while undertaking their advanced studies in Canada. NSERC will pay a stipend of $15,000 per year and the sponsoring company is required to pay at least $6,000 a year in scholarship funds. THE NSERC DOCTORAL PRIZES COMPETITION 2007 This award recognizes the achievements of up to four outstanding doctoral students in the natural sciences, and engineering and computer sciences. The recipients of this award will each receive a framed citation, a silver medal and $10,000. Memorial University is permitted to send only two nominations, one from the natural sciences category and one from the engineering and computer science category. The nominees must have successfully defended their doctoral thesis between September 6, 2005 and September 5, For more information regarding this competition and to obtain a copy of the check list that must be included with the nomination, please go to SSHRC DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS Web Site: Description: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships, valued at $20,000 per year, are available to full-time graduate students who are engaged in doctoral programs in one of the areas of the social sciences and humanities at recognized universities in Canada or abroad. SSHRC CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (CGS) PROGRAM - MASTER'S SCHOLARSHIPS Web Site: SSHRC CGS Master's Scholarships, valued at $17,500 for 12 months, are available to students who intend to pursue full-time graduate studies with significant research training at the master's level in disciplines supported by SSHRC. These scholarships are only tenable at recognized universities in Canada.
4 4 SSHRC CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (CGS) PROGRAM - DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS Web Site: SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarships, valued at $35,000 per year, are available to full-time graduate students who are engaged in doctoral programs in one of the areas of the social sciences and humanities at recognized universities in Canada only. These scholarships are aimed at developing research skills and to assist in the training of highly-qualified academic personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in undergraduate and graduate studies. Only one application form is required to apply for both the SSHRC-CGS Doctoral Scholarship and the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship. SSHRC will consider all eligible applicants for both awards. CIHR DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS Web Site: These awards, valued at $20,000 per year, are intended to provide special recognition and support to full-time students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. CIHR CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (CGS) PROGRAM - MASTER'S AWARDS Web Site: The CIHR-CGS Master's Awards are valued at $17,500 and are tenable only at recognized Canadian universities. These awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
5 5 NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CENTRE FOR APPLIED HEALTH RESEARCH (NLCAHR) FELLOWSHIPS Web Site: Fellowships are available to support full-time study in a graduate program in a wide range of faculties and schools at Memorial University involving research on applied health issues. Applicants must be registered, or applying for registration, as a full-time Master s or Doctoral student at Memorial University. Applicants must have an average of at least 75% or equivalent in their previous and/or current academic program. Awards are $18,000 a year for masters students and $20,000 for doctoral students. CPA GENERAL: Foundation Awards (Student Research Grants) Amount: up to $2000 Information: The Canadian Psychological Association Foundation wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology. For 2007, approximately five awards will be made. The excellence of the proposal and geographical considerations will be criteria in making awards. Successful applicants will be expected to provide a final (or progress) report to the CPA Foundation of the outcome of their research (approximately 500 words) within 18 months of receiving funding. The CPA Foundation should be acknowledged in any publications or presentations resulting from the research. Up to 25% of the funds, if unused by the award recipient, may be used for other student research activities at the discretion of the department chair. Application Procedure: The proposal should normally be submitted electronically as an attachment (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to with "Student Grant Application " as the subject of the . The application should include: 1. A cover sheet with the title of the proposal plus applicant's name, address, phone number, and address. 2. An abstract of 100 words or less summarizing the proposed research. 3. Project purposes, theoretical rationale, and research methodology and analytical procedures to be employed. (Max length 5 double-spaced pages including references, figures, etc.) 4. Status of REB review process. 5. Resume of investigator. 6. A statement from the student's department chair that the department supports the student's application, how the funds will be administered (e.g., trust account requiring student signature, other account requiring head's or advisor co-authorization) if the student's application is successful, and that expenditures will only be authorized once REB approval is obtained. The appropriate University administrator's name, address, postal address, title and business phone number should be indicated. 7. Specific amount requested, including an itemized budget. (This program does not provide support for travel funding to attend conventions.) If CPA Foundation funding will only cover part of the research costs, indicate institutional, personal, or other sources of support sought or obtained. Annual deadline is in June.
6 6 MACKENZIE KING OPEN SCHOLARSHIP The Mackenzie King Open Scholarship is open to graduates of any Canadian university who engage in (commence or continue) postgraduate study in any field, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded annually. Its value has lately been $7,500 but is subject to change. The award is based on high academic achievements (all A's or very nearly so), personal qualities and demonstrated aptitudes. Consideration will also be given to the applicants's proposed program of study. The awards will be made by, and at the sole discretion of, the Board of Scholarship of Trustees. Applications must be made to the Faculty of Graduate Studies of your "home" university. Applications are available at and from the School of Graduate Studies. The deadline is February 1. MITACS INTERNSHIP RESEARCH PROJECTS Web Site: The MITACS Internship Program a cross-disciplinary program designed to facilitate research projects involving graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, their academic supervisors and a participating non-academic partner. Each internship project receives $15,000 in funding with the funds being provided equally by MITACS and the non-academic partner. For further details, click here. It is recommended that proposals be received by MITACS by November 30, 2006 for projects intending to start early in Proposals are accepted at any time however. Full guidelines and case studies of past internship research projects are available on the MITACS website at For more information about this program or to obtain help in preparing a submission, please contact Ian Baird at NSERC/MITACS Scholarship Web Site: NSERC has partnered with Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS), a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) that conducts research in the mathematical sciences, has partnered with NSERC to offer the new NSERC/MITACS Scholarship. This scholarship combines features of the NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship (IPS) program, as mentioned above, and the MITACS Internship Program, and offers more funding than the IPS alone. For more details regarding this new program, please visit NSERC s web site or contact Klara Konya at NSERC or Lawrence Meadows from MITACS. No deadline date.
7 7 THE TRUDEAU FOUNDATION DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP The Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship is open to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants pursuing doctoral studies in Canada, and exceptionally to Canadians pursuing doctoral studies at foreign institutions. Foreign nationals pursuing doctoral studies at Canadian institutions will also be supported, with a preference for candidates from the developing world. Although priority will be accorded to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants, up to one fourth of the total number of Trudeau Scholarships may be foreign nationals. These applicants must be in their first year of their doctoral studies or are registered in their second year of their program. Information regarding the guidelines and application forms for this scholarship can be found on their website at MENSA CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS Deadline: January 31 Web site: The Mensa Canada Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students who follow through with their career strategy by simply submitting a 250 word essay describing ones career goals. Further information on how to apply for this scholarship can be obtained from the web site. Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards Open to Psychology Graduate Students: Internal: SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES F.A. ALDRICH FELLOWSHIPS Six to eight fellowships valued at $20,000 per annum on the doctoral level and $15,000 on the masters level will be awarded to incoming full-time Canadian students. Renewal for one year at the doctoral level will be possible. These fellowships were established to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the School of Graduate Studies in 1999 from a portion of the proceeds of the Opportunity Fund and in honor of Memorial University of Newfoundland's first Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Dr. F.A. Aldrich ( ). Recipients will be selected by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee, on the basis of exceptional academic achievement.
8 8 A.G. HATCHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Normally, up to three A. G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually commencing in the Fall Semester. The awards are to be made solely on the basis of high academic merit. Typically a minimum of a first class degree is required. One scholarship shall be awarded to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, one to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from a Canadian university, and, one to an applicant who graduated with an undergraduate degree from a foreign university. The value of the scholarship is $15,000, and it may be held for one year only. Recipients holding a major external award of $15,000 or greater will retain $3,000 of the A. G. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. One nomination from each category listed above, for these awards, should be forwarded to the Dean or Director by June 1st. Deadline for the Dean or Director to submit nominations to the School of Graduate Studies is June 15th. SCEPTRE INVESTMENT COUNSEL LIMITED BURSARY Sceptre Investment Counsel, one of Canada's leading pension and mutual fund managers and an important partner to Memorial University of Newfoundland for several years, has established this bursary as a demonstration of its commitment to community support. Valued at the accrued interest on their endowment, one or more bursaries will be awarded annually on a rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students in any field of study. Successful candidate(s) must be Newfoundland residents demonstrating financial need and displaying qualities of leadership. In the case of undergraduates, it will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid using scholarship standing as the primary determinant. Graduate students can make application in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. The award will be made by the Dean on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee. WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Two Master's level and two Ph.D. level scholarships valued at $1, each are awarded annually to full-time students entering a program in the School of Graduate Studies. Of the Master's level awards, one shall be for a thesis program, and one for a non-thesis program. Financial need as well as scholarship standing will be taken into consideration. The awards will be made upon the recommendation of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
9 9 More Restrictive Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards: Open to Any Graduate Student + MUN Alumnus F.A. ALDRICH GRADUATE AWARD The F.A. Aldrich Graduate Award has been established in memory of the first Dean of Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Up to three annual awards of $2, may be made. Awards will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies to alumni of Memorial University of Newfoundland who are in the first year of a full-time graduate program and will be based on academic merit, and need only if all other things are equal. If the application is based on need, please make a case. Open to Any Graduate Student + 3-year Resident of Newfoundland & Labrador THE WILLIAM H. AND BERTHA BAIRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship, valued at the annual interest on the endowment, has been established by Mrs. Edna Baird-Stephenson in memory of her parents. It will be awarded to a full time graduate student at either the Master's or doctoral level. Eligible candidates should be residents of the province, or should have been resident in the province for at least three years prior to entering the program, excluding time spent at post secondary institutions. The award, based on academic excellence, will be made by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee. Open to Any Graduate Student + Female SOROPTIMIST FOUNDATION OF CANADA - GRANTS FOR WOMEN AWARDS Deadline: January 31 Website: The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada is offering Grants for Women Award for women enrolled in graduate programs or students in a professional program at a similar level (medicine, law) at accredited universities all across Canada. The aim is to assist women who need financial assistance to complete their studies leading to careers that will improve the quality of women s lives. For more information and application forms, please go to their website.
10 10 Open to Any Graduate Student + Faculty of Arts or Science (Prefer leadership in teaching, promoting, or developing crafts or home economics in Newfoundland and Labrador) THE DR. ANNA C. TEMPLETON MEMORIAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP This fund was established from a bequest to the University by Dr. Anna C. Templeton. Awarded annually and valued at approximately 75% of the earned interest, the scholarship is open to full-time graduate students in any year of their program who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership in teaching, promotion or development of craft or home economics in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Normally the award will be made to a student in the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work or at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, or the Fisheries and Marine Institute. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the head of appropriate academic units in the above-noted areas. The award is not renewable, but reapplications will be considered. Restricted to Study of: Leadership THE FRY FAMILY FOUNDATION GRADUATE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP The Fry Family Foundation scholarship will be awarded to a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador to support full-time graduate study in a master's program or a doctoral program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The scholarship, which is valued at $25,000.00, will be paid over the normal funding eligibility period appropriate to the recipient's program. It is intended to recognize a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador who has displayed exceptional leadership skills, has demonstrated academic merit, and who intends to pursue a graduate program related to study of leadership in areas such as international affairs, business, engineering and technology, science, politics, the media etc. The recipient's program of study should demonstrate a strong commitment to Newfoundland and Labrador. As part of the scholarship, the student will commit to completing the full-time master's or doctoral program which will include a study abroad component and/or an international internship placement or other international program option focusing on leadership, as approved by the Dean of the appropriate faculty or school. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of a special selection committee, which will include a member of the Fry Family Foundation and various university personnel. The recipient of this scholarship must meet the normal admission requirements to Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
11 11 Restricted to Study of: Marine/Maritime topics ROYAL BANK FELLOWSHIP IN MARINE STUDIES This fellowship is provided through the generosity of the Royal Bank of Canada. It is valued at $5,000 and is open to full-time graduate students in fields related to marine studies including, but not limited to, marine biology, aquaculture, biopsychology, fisheries resource management, maritime history, cold ocean engineering, folklore and naval architecture. The award, given on the basis of academic merit, will be made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Head of the appropriate academic units in the above noted areas. The award is not renewable but re-applications will be considered. THE LGL LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP IN MARINE SCIENCE This scholarship, valued at $1,000.00, was established by LGL Limited. It will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science who is following a program of studies related to Marine Science. The successful candidate will be either a fourth year undergraduate student doing an honours program or a graduate student. Wherever possible, preference will be given to a student from a fishing family, but other students will be considered. In the case of undergraduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the basis of scholarship standing. In the case of graduate students the scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases it will be based upon a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Science. THE MARITIME AWARDS SOCIETY OF CANADA (MASC) MARITIME STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP The Maritime Awards Society of Canada has established an annual scholarship tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful candidate will be a Canadian citizen studying in a "maritime based" program at either the Masters or Doctoral level. This scholarship will have a value of at least $5, a year and in some cases may be renewed for a second year. It will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon the recommendation of the appropriate Academic Unit.
12 12 THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP IN OCEAN STUDIES AT MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has helped to establish The National Scholarship in Ocean Studies to be awarded to an outstanding Ph.D. candidate in an aspect of ocean studies which may include: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, physics, earth sciences, geography, economics or engineering. The award valued at $18,000 per annum for a maximum of three successive years may be held in conjunction with other major awards. The award is made only on the basis of academic excellence and the successful candidate must exhibit and maintain first-class standing. Guidelines and applications for the scholarship are available from the School of Graduate Studies. Final selection of the candidate will be made by a committee which reports to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. A one-time grant of up to $2,000 may be made in support of travel to appropriate conferences where the student is presenting research findings. Deadlines for applications will be July 1 in any one year when the scholarship is available, and application should be made on appropriate forms available from the School of Graduate Studies. THE GEORGE WESTON GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS Two scholarships valued at a minimum of $2, each, will be awarded annually to fulltime graduate students, one in the field of Marine Biology and one in the field of Marine Engineering. These students must have been born in one of the Atlantic Provinces. Tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, these scholarships will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies upon recommendation from the Deans of Science and Engineering. THE LESLIE TUCK-AVIAN ECOLOGY AWARD This endowed scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Leslie Mills Tuck, the first Dominion Wildlife Officer and Canadian Wildlife Service Officer in Newfoundland and Labrador. Author of two definitive and award-winning books on Newfoundland birds, The Murres (1961) and The Snipes (1972), Leslie Tuck was a J.L. Paton Research Chair in the Department of Psychology following his retirement from the Canadian Wildlife Service, and a member of the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador which he was instrumental in sustaining. The award, valued at $1,000 annually, will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of Science. A committee appointed by the Dean of Science shall select a nominee on the basis of a 500 word essay on the student's research and its relevance to the avian ecology and ecosystem preservation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Eligible candidates must be full-time graduate students in biopsychology, biology or psychology. The winning essay will be published in The Osprey, the quarterly publication of the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
13 13 SCHOLARSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY (SOUTHERN GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE COALITION ON SUSTAINABILITY) Deadline: January 31 Web site: The mission of the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Coalition on Sustainability (Coalition-SGSL) is to promote the long-term sustainability of its ecosystem. The Coalition-SGSL recognizes that there is a shortage of personnel doing research on environmental and sustainability topics in the Southern Gulf region. To encourage students to pursue this type of research, the Coalition offers a $5,000 annual scholarship, which is awarded to graduate students who undertake research in the southern Gulf of Saint Lawrence region. This scholarship is also renewable for a second year - depending on research stage and financial need. For more information regarding this scholarship and how to apply, please visit their web site. Restricted to: Topic related to Human Geography THE ROYAL CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - MAXWELL STUDENTSHIP Deadline: January 31 Web site: This Studentship, valued at $5,000, is open to Canadian master's students whose research topic addresses some substantive element of the human geography of Canada abd is available to both full and part-time students at a Canadian university. For more information, please visit the web site.
14 14 Restricted to: Medical Studies THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NEUROTRAUMA INITIATIVE AWARD This award, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, is made possible by a generous endowment from the Newfoundland and Labrador Neurotrauma Initiative Program, a partnership between the Rick Hansen Man in Motion Foundation, the Canadian Paraplegic Association, the Brain Injury Association and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The award will be available on an annually rotating basis between undergraduate and graduate students, with first preference given to a student who has been identified with a brain or spinal cord injury. For undergraduate students applications are available from the Scholarships and Awards Office, Room UC4018, University Centre, (709) Graduate Students are required to apply specifically to the School of Graduate Studies, Room IIC 2021, Inco Innovation Centre, (709) If no candidate is available with a brain or spinal cord injury, preference will be given to a student who is studying in any field related to neurotrauma. If it is not awarded at the level of study (i.e. graduate/undergraduate) on rotation in a given year, it may be awarded to a student studying at the other level for that year. In the case of undergraduates, the award will be made by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. In the case of graduates it will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee. This award is open to part-time or full-time students with clear academic standing. THE DR. JORGE SEGOVIA SCHOLARSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH This scholarship has been established in honour of Dr. Jorge Segovia (former Associate Dean of Community Health and Professor Emeritus of Social Medicine). It is valued at $ annually and will be awarded to any full-time graduate student doing Health Service Research at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected on scholarship standing through such accomplishments as best paper, best thesis, or best research project. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine, in consultation with the Associate Dean Community Health.
15 15 Restricted to: Resource Development (Human Resources? Maritime Resources? If so may be applicable) SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS TO PURSUE GRADUATE STUDIES RELATED TO RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT The "Special Scholarships for Studies in the Sciences Related to Resource Development" will be in the amount of $ annually for students registered in full-time post-graduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, in programs leading to the Master's and/or Doctorate degrees in the Sciences related to Resource Development. A scholarship may be renewed and awarded for one additional year only. The scholarships are to be tenable at Memorial University of Newfoundland, but under special circumstances may include approved studies abroad. Eligible candidates normally should be residents of the province, or should have been resident in the province for at least three years prior to entering the program, excluding time spent at post-secondary institutions. Candidates will normally have a First-Class Undergraduate Degree, or a Second-Class Degree with First-Class standing in courses in their major field of study. Candidates should apply for the scholarships to the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Restricted to: Evaluation Research IDRC EVALUATION RESEARCH AWARDS Deadline: January 15 Web site: The IDRC Evaluation Research Awards are intended to promote the growth of Canadian and developing country capacity in evaluation and to better the theory and practice of evaluation. These awards are open to Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, and developing country nationals who are registered an a graduate program at a Canadian university or a recognized university in a developing country. For more information on this award program, please visit their web site.
16 16 Restricted to: the North (Residents; Northern Research) CANADIAN NORTHERN STUDIES TRUST AWARDS PROGRAM (ACUNS AWARDS PROGRAM) Deadline: January 31 Web site: For applications and guidelines for the various awards below, please visit their web site Northern Resident Scholarship - The Northern Scientific Training Program is sponsoring four scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, for students identified as long-term residents of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the Provincial North, currently enrolled in master or doctoral-level programs as a Canadian University. CNST Scholarship - This scholarship, valued at $5,000, will be offered to doctoral students enrolled in programs involving northern research. Preference will be given to studies that include northern fieldwork. 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 accommodation, facilities, and services at the High Arctic Weather Station (SAWS) at Eureka on Ellesmere Island, to students at the masters or doctoral level. Preference will be given to environmental research proposals in the physical or biological sciences. Caribou Research Award- This award valued at $1,500 is given to full-time graduate students at a Canadian University pursuing studies that will contribute to the understanding of Barren Ground Caribou in Canada. Preference will be given to residents who normally reside in the communities of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq range. Arctic Co-operatives Award - This bursary is valued at $2,500 and 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. Restricted to: Students who are hard of hearing THE CANADIAN HARD OF HEARING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Deadline: January 31 Web site: The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program was established in The mandate of CHHA is to encourage awareness of hearing loss and to advocate self-help for hard of hearing or deafened people. The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to offer financial assistance and recognition to hard of hearing and deafened students registered in a ful-time program at a recognized Canadian college or university, in any area of study, with the ultimate goal of obtaining a diploma or degree. Two awards of $1,000 will be awarded. Further information regarding this program can be obtained from their web site.
17 17 Money for Travel: Travel: To Conferences The School of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Students' Union provides travel funding to Memorial University's master's and doctoral students who are presenting papers/posters at conferences outside of Memorial. Students can receive up to the maximum amount allowable from each of these funding sources throughout their graduate programme. Each year, the Graduate Students' Union (GSU) provides conference aid monies for eligible graduate students. Students are eligible if: funds are available they have followed the application procedure and they are presenting a paper/poster at a conference, or they are receiving conference aid from the Dean of their faculty and/or the Dean of Graduate Studies. While assistance is available only after the conference is completed, students should apply for aid a minimum of 4 weeks before travel begins. The maximum amount of conference funding available for any graduate student is $250 per programme. However, a student may opt to split this amount over several conferences, rather than applying for the entire sum for a single conference. Thus, conference funding may be available more than once during a graduate program. Further information can be found on the GSU Web site: The School of Graduate Studies offers travel assistance to graduate students who are presenting papers/posters at conferences. This funding may be used in conjunction with that received from the Graduate Students' Union. For more information visit the main office of the School of Graduate Studies at IIC-2012, Inco Innovation Centre or Travel Award to Attend CPA (Provided by CPA) Travel Award (5 available/year) Amount: $ each.
18 18 CPA Clinical Section Travel Award Amount: 3 awards (1 valued at $ and 2 valued at $200.00). The three winning submissions will also have their conference abstract published in the fall edition of The Canadian Clinical Psychologist. Information: See the Section website for details. Application Procedure: All students whose presentations have been accepted within the Clinical Section program are invited to apply; to be eligible you must: be a student who is first author of a presentation that has been accepted in the Clinical Section at the CPA Annual Convention be a member of the Clinical Section at the time of submission of your paper and a student member of CPA be prepared to attend the posters and presentations at the Annual Convention to evaluate the work of fellow students To apply: Submit the application form found on the Section website by to Andrea Ashbaugh, Student Representative of the Clinical Section. Annual deadline is in May. THE GRADUATE TEACHING TRAVEL AWARD This award assists students with travel to attend conferences, workshops and other meetings that have as their principal concern teaching at the post-secondary level. Preference will be given to full-time graduate students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Memorial University of Newfoundland's Graduate Program in Teaching. Ideally the winner will present a paper or contribute in some other significant way to the event. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Coordinator(s) of the Graduate Program in Teaching. It will be valued at the annual accrued interest on the initial investment. Travel: Study Abroad ROTHERMERE FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP These fellowships, the gift of the first Chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland, have been established to aid and encourage students who have taken their first degree at this University, to pursue their studies for the British higher degree at a university of their choice in the United Kingdom. It is not intended that students, who have obtained most of their education in Britain, be eligible for a Fellowship. Awards are made by the Rothermere Fellowships Trust, on the recommendation of the President. For more information regarding this fellowship please see our university calendar. Application forms are available from the Office of the President and must be submitted by November 30 in any year, for the following academic year.
19 19 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY IN LONDON (THE LONDON GOODENOUGH ASSOCIATION OF CANADA) Deadline: January 15 Web site: The London Goodenough Association of Canada (LGAC) will award six or more scholarships with a value up to 4,000 each to go towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London. Candidates must be enrolled full-time in a London University or doing thesis research in London while registered elsewhere. These scholarships are not renewable and the recipients are expected to reside at Goodenough College for a full academic year. For more information regarding these scholarships, please visit the LGAC web site. GRANTS FOR RESEARCH AND STUDY IN GERMANY AND NORTH AMERICA (DAAD) Web site: The DAAD (a German Academic Exchange Service Organization) offers grants to faculty and students in Canada and the US for participating in a wide variety of academic programs. Descriptions of the programs and the application deadline dates can be obtained from the web site. THE SCOTIABANK BURSARIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY Limited to Faculty of Arts, so maybe not appropriate for our grad students: These bursaries, funded by a generous donation from Scotiabank to The Opportunity Fund, are intended to help students broaden their educational experience and cultivate an international perspective through study abroad while pursuing studies in the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Fifteen or more bursaries will be available with approximately ten at the undergraduate level valued at $1, each and five at the graduate level valued at $2, each. The undergraduate bursaries will be awarded on the basis of scholarship standing to fulltime students who are participating in one of the overseas Field Schools or study abroad opportunities sponsored by the Faculty of Arts. These include the Arts semester in Harlow (every Fall) as well as Summer programs at Harlow and in other countries such as Ireland, Malta, Russia, etc. In addition, students wishing to participate in formal exchange programs through the faculty of Arts, such as those with the University of Keele, will also qualify. The graduate bursaries will be based on academics as well and will assist full-time Faculty of Arts master's and doctoral students (including those in interdisciplinary programs) to travel to other countries for the purpose of thesis research and thesis-related study. In both cases financial need may be taken into consideration. In the case of undergraduates the bursaries will be awarded by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid. In the case of graduates they will be awarded by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies. In both cases the bursaries will be awarded on the basis of a recommendation from the Dean, Faculty of Arts.
20 20 THE VERY REVEREND EDWARD AND MARJORIE RUSTED HARLOW TRAVEL AWARD This is an award for graduate students who wish to travel to Harlow either to undertake graduate thesis-related research or who have enroled in a graduate course that is offered at the Harlow Campus. One award of $2, will be made annually to help defray the expenses for airfare and accommodation. Applications are to be made to the Dean of Graduate Studies and must be received by April 30th. Details of application are available from the School of Graduate Studies. The award will be made upon the recommendation of the Dean's Advisory Committee on Medals and Awards. THE BOWRING/HARLOW SCHOLARSHIP The Board of C.T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., London, England, together with Mr. Edgar Bowring and Mr. Peter Bowring, former Chairmen of that Company, have made available to Memorial University of Newfoundland, through the Harlow Campus Trust, a grant to establish a scholarship fund for students at the post-baccalaureate level who wish to live at the University's Harlow Campus while undertaking approved studies in Great Britain. It is hoped that interest on the fund will finance up to two annual scholarships of 600 each. In special circumstances the interest may be applied to a single award. In making the award, scholastic achievement and financial need will be considered. The scholarships are awarded by the Trustees of the Harlow Campus Trust on submissions of the Dean of Graduate Studies and the Co-ordinator of Harlow. For further information and applications, contact the School of Graduate Studies. NSERC - SUMMER PROGRAM IN TAIWAN The Summer Program in Taiwan provides graduate students in science and engineering with a two-month research experience in a university, national laboratory or institute in Taiwan. The application deadline for this program is December 15, For more information about this program, please visit NSERC s website at NSERC - NORTHERN RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS The Northern Research Internships program is available to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. These internships facilitate extended stays and subsidize the costs associated with research in the Canadian North. For more information regarding this program and how to apply, please visit NSERC s website for complete details at No deadline date.
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