|Sponsored by||The Royal Canadian Geographical Society|
|Type Of Funding||Studentship|
|Type of Degree||Doctorate|
|Field Of Study||Humanities & Arts|
|Value||Up to $6,000|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
|Eligibility Citizenship||Canadian citizen and Permanent Resident|
Graduate Scholarship Description
The James W. Bourque Studentship in Northern Geography ($5,000), is awarded annually by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. It is for students enrolled in a Doctoral program at a Canadian university. The studentship will be awarded for research leading to a thesis on a subject relating to northern geography.
Scholarship awarded on basis of :
Additional important information
No application form is provided. Please do not include a résumé as it is not required. Applications MUST conform to the following format.
Items 1 through 9 must not exceed two (2) 8½ x 11 pages using one inch margins and a font that prints no more than twelve (12) characters per inch. Please use capitals for section headings and leave two lines between sections. Provide ONLY the information requested, using the headings listed below and formatted as indicated:
1. Surname, Given Name
2. Social Insurance Number
3. Address (mail, telephone, e-mail, fax - list all available)
4. Current Program
5. Degrees (and other post-secondary qualifications)
6. Proposed Thesis Title
7. Academic Awards (if applicable)
8. Related Employment Experience (if applicable)
9. Names and Addresses (as in item 3 above) of Two Referees
In addition, please provide the following:
10. Referees’ Evaluation
Included with the submission must be two (2) evaluations of your academic performance and the proposed thesis research by faculty who are familiar with your work. Applicants are responsible for providing EACH referee with a copy of the Description of Research (item 11) and ensuring that the evaluation, not more than one page single-spaced, be returned to them in a SEALED envelope in time for inclusion in their submission to the Society. One of the referees will normally be the thesis supervisor.
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Please address all submissions as follows:
Northern Studentship in Human Geography
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Suite 200, 1155 Lola Street
For further information, please contact:
Coordinator of Society Programs
Phone: (613) 745-4629
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
Students must be registered in a Doctoral program with a thesis requirement at a Canadian university, and must propose a research topic that addresses some substantive element of northern geography of Canada.
Any Doctoral program that allows for such a focus is acceptable.
The Scholarship will normally be awarded to a student (full-time or part-time) whose course work will be completed by the May following the application deadline.
Application forms (if available)
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