Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

Amount: 5,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship:

  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident

Program(s):

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • School of Graduate Studies

The award supports graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities relevant to Canada’s north and its inhabitants that culminates in a thesis or equivalent. Community-based-research, interdisciplinary research and local Indigenous collaboration will be given special consideration, as will those that can demonstrate specific focus and contribution to the North.

Deadline: January 31

Value: $5,000

Criteria: Applicants must be 

  • Canadian or permanent residents
  • be long term residents of Nunavut, NWT, Yukon or Provincial north
  • registered in a full-timegraduate program in the social science and humanities as they pertain to Canada's north and its inhabitants.
  • Proposals are invited from candidates working in the social sciences and humanities: • engage in research culminating in a thesis or other such document; • whose program makes a contribution to the North; and, • who demonstrate leadership in northern scholarship.
  • Community-based-research, interdisciplinary research and local Indigenous collaboration will be given special consideration, as will those that can demonstrate a specific focus to their project.

Application and guidelines can be found on the ACUNS website.