If you meet the eligibility requirements, we welcome your application for the Lorraine Allison Memorial Scholarship.
To be eligible you must be:
- A graduate student;
- Enrolled at a Canadian University;
- Enrolled in a program of study related to northern issues (northern is defined as locations that lie north of the southern limit of the discontinuous permafrost zone).
- Candidates in biological science fields will be preferred, but social science topics will also be considered.
- Scholars from Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are encouraged to apply.
The Scholarship Committee looks for:
- Applicants who best address academic excellence;
- Demonstrated commitment to northern research; and
- Desire for research results to be beneficial to northerners, especially Native northerners.
Value of Scholarship: $3,000
Number of Scholarships awarded: 1 annually
Deadline to apply: January 12, 2018
We prefer that applications are submitted online, with three letters of reference e-mailed directly to AINA.
Your official transcripts can be mailed to the address below.
To be considered, your application must include the following:
- Cover Letter (please include an email address where we can contact you)
- Brief description of the proposed research (2 to 3 pages), including a clear hypothesis, relevance, title and statement of the purpose of the research, the area and type of study, the methodology and plan for evaluation of findings. Any collaborative relationship or work should be briefly identified;
- Three reference letters;
- Complete curriculum vitae;
- Official transcripts; and
- A list of current sources and amounts of research funding, including scholarships, grants and bursaries.
If you are unable to complete the application online, then please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to:
Arctic Institute of North America
Attn: Lorraine Allison Memorial Scholarship
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W., ES-1040
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4