[CRYOLIST] Funding Opportunities - W. Garfield Weston Awards

communications at acuns.ca communications at acuns.ca
Thu Nov 16 10:48:18 PST 2017


Hello and good afternoon,

 

I am writing to you from the Association of Canadian Universities for
Northern Studies (ACUNS) with exciting award opportunities made possible by
the generous support of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

 

The deadline to submit nominations and/or applications is January 31, 2018.

 

Call for Nominations - 2018 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in
Northern Research

We are now accepting nominations for the Weston Family Prize, which
celebrates extraordinary and inspiring individuals who have devoted their
career to natural science research and have demonstrated leadership and
mentorship in the Canadian North.

The award includes a prize of $50,000 cash and over $50,000 to support a
postdoctoral fellow of the recipient's choice. 

 

The recipient will join a distinguished cohort deserving of recognition for
their significant contribution and broad impact on the northern natural
science community.  This prestigious award and designation includes a prize
of over $100,000: $50,000 cash, $50,000 to support a postdoctoral fellow of
the recipient's choice, and additional funds available for travel and
research expenses as well as First Nations and Inuit engagement.

 

Full details at www.acuns.ca <http://www.acuns.ca> 

 

The W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern
Archaeological Research

Applications for the W. Garfield Weston Awards are now being accepted. 

 

Awards are available to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students (PhD and
Masters) in northern science and northern archaeology whose research
includes a fieldwork component. Curious to see if your research is
considered "northern"? Have a look at our Northern Boundary Map on our
website.

 

W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research 

. Postdoctoral Fellowship - $60,000 

. Doctoral - $50,000 

. Masters - $15,000 

 

W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Archaeological Research - NEW 

. Postdoctoral Fellowship - $60,000 

. Doctoral - $50,000 

. Masters - $15,000

 

Full details at www.acuns.ca <http://www.acuns.ca> 

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Please forward this email to anyone who would benefit from these great
opportunities. My apologies in advance for any cross-posting. Thank you for
your time.

 

Sincerely,

Andrew Collicott

 

 

 

Andrew Collicott

Communications Specialist 

ACUNS-AUCEN

32 Chemin Colonnade Road, Suite 200
Ottawa ON K2E 7J6

613-820-8300 x 101

 



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