|Sponsored by||International Development Research Centre|
|Type Of Funding||Fellowship|
|Type of Degree||Doctorate|
|Field Of Study||Biological & Medical Sciences,Earth Sciences,Social Sciences & Health|
|Specialty||Forestry or agroforestry with social sciences|
|Duration||In general, this will be no less than 3 consecutive months and no more than 12.|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
|Eligibility Citizenship||Canadian citizen and Permanent Resident, International|
Graduate Scholarship Description
IDRC offers this fellowship annually to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing their master's or doctoral studies at a Canadian university.
Candidates must have an academic background that combines forestry or agroforestry with social sciences. We offer this fellowship to facilitate field research on the relationship between forest resources and the social, economic, cultural, and environmental welfare of people in developing countries.
Scholarship awarded on basis of :
The successful candidate will be the one whose work most benefits less privileged people in developing countries.
Additional important information
In principle, IDRC supports research in all developing countries. At this time, however, we do not support awards that involve research in Cuba, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Somalia, Eastern Europe or Central Asia.
Before issuing the award and contract, field research proposed in the following countries or territories must be approved by IDRC:
Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Chad, Eritrea, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), Liberia, Libya, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Small Island States [including Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritius, São Tomé and Principe, Seychelles, Timor-Leste and Oceania (Cook Islands, Fiji, Nauru, Kiribati, Palau, Marshall Islands, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna)], Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
To apply: Contact Or Go Here
Complete the eligibility and application forms online:
Upload scanned copies of the documents listed in the checklist:
Your application must be complete, and received at the Centre by the deadline. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
Your application should be submitted in English or French ONLY (Canada’s two official languages).
We will only consider applications submitted online through the link provided above. Please read carefully the information and eligibility criteria provided on this page before beginning the application process.
To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status;
be registered at a Canadian university at the master's or doctoral level;
have an academic background that combines forestry or agroforestry with social sciences. Applicants from interdisciplinary programs (e.g. environmental studies) may also be eligible, provided their programs contain the specified elements;
your research proposal must be approved by your thesis supervisor;
your proposed field research must take place in a developing country;
you must provide evidence of affiliation with an institution or organization in the region in which the research will take place;
you must have completed course work and passed comprehensive examinations before taking up the award.
Application forms (if available)
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