The purpose of the scholarship awards is to accelerate the development of high quality gambling research capacity in Alberta.Mission
The guiding mission of the Institute is to facilitate evidence-based broad research that informs gambling public policy and educates Albertans and the wider audience about the effects of gambling.
For an overview of AGRI’s range of research-related programs, conferences, grant options, and funded research projects, see www.abgamblinginstitute.ualberta.ca .
Open to Canadian, permanent residents and international Masters or PhD student.
Applications are to be submitted to the SGS Award Advisor. Complete applications will then be couriered to the AGRI to be received by the agency's deadline of April 12th.
Scholarship levels and award amounts
1. Graduate (MA/MSc) – maximum $20,000 for one year, renewable for an additional year, plus a one-time $3,000 research allowance
2. Doctoral (PhD) – maximum of $30,000/year for up to four years, renewable annually (dependent on research accomplishment), plus a one-time $5,000 research allowance; assistance will be made available by senior Institute researchers to develop grant proposals for both Institute funding as well as other agency funding
3. ”Top-up” – Both graduate and doctoral students are eligible to receive ‘top-up’ amounts of $10,000 or $15,000, respectively, if they have been granted another major, same amount or greater, award (e.g. SSHRC, CIHR, AIHS, etc.) for the same academic terms
All scholarship awardees receive the additional expense costs related to attendance and participation (either presentation or poster submission) in the Institute’s annual conference held in April.
· University application status with available supporting documentation (e.g. new applicant, continuing program, etc.)
· Identification of academic supervisor(s) (permanent or interim)
· Statement of research interests/Research proposal (2-page limit)
· 2 letters of academic reference
· Information on other scholarships in process or received for same academic year