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September 9, 2010

GRANT AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This is a good time to consider study, travel and research in Canada. Kevin Cook, our colleague at the Canadian Consulate in Seattle has provided the following list of opportunities. There's something for everyone!

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
ACADEMIC GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
2010-12

$150,000 VANIER GRADUATE (PhD) SCHOLARSHIPS
Application Deadline 20 October
www.vanier.gc.ca

FACULTY RESEARCH GRANTS
Application Deadline 1 November
Grants up to $20,000
www.international.gc.ca/studies-etudes/

$140,000 BANTING POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
Application Deadline 3 November
www.banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/

FACULTY ENRICHMENT (COURSE DEVELOPMENT) GRANTS
Application Deadline 1 December
Grants up to $11,000
www.international.gc.ca/studies-etudes/

KILLAM (UNDERGRADUATE STUDY-IN-CANADA SCHOLARSHIP) FELLOWSHIP
Application Deadline 1 February
Scholarships up to $10,000
www.killamfellowships.com

STUDENT MOBILITY (STUDY TOUR) SUPPORT PROGRAM
Application Deadline 1 February
Grants up to $10,000
www.international.gc.ca/studies-etudes/

LIBRARY SUPPORT (MATCHING GRANT) PROGRAM
Application Deadline 1 February
Grants up to $2,500
www.international.gc.ca/studies-etudes/


For details, go to the Government of Canada Canadian Studies web page.

You can also contact WOU faculty involved in Canadian Studies:
Robin Smith, Anthropology
Shaun Huston, Geography
Mary Pettenger, Political Science
Emily Plec, Communication Studies
Vivian Amantana, Criminal Justice
Max Geier, History

or, go direct to the source:
Kevin P Cook
Senior Political, Economic & Academic Officer
Consulate General of Canada
1501 Fourth Avenue
Suite 600
Seattle WA 98101
206-770-4065
206-443-9662 fax
kevin.cook@international.gc.ca

Posted by smithr at September 9, 2010 5:23 PM