Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship Programme

  Posted on: November 17, 2012

The programme seeks to develop and support improvements in education quality and equity, particularly in emerging economies, in three ways, namely by: supporting quantitative research to provide evidence-based analysis relating to education policy and practice; strengthening the use of such analysis in policy making; and helping education leaders modify their practices to maximise its impact on student learning. DEADLINE: December 21, 2012

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EDC Business Scholarships

  Posted on: November 14, 2012

EDC’s scholarship program offers up to 30 $4,000 scholarships annually, 25 of these for outstanding undergraduate students in international business and five for those in programs that combine business with environmental or sustainability studies. DEADLINE: February 4, 2013

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Trudeau Foundation- Doctoral Scholarship Competition

  Posted on: November 12, 2012

Awards for doctoral students either studying at a foreign or Canadian university. The student’s research project needs to include at least one oror more of the four Foundation themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World, and People in their Natural Environment. The award provides up to $60,000 a year, for a maximum of three years. DEADLINE: December 3, 2012

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The Ted Fellows program

  Posted on: November 9, 2012

The TED Fellows program brings young innovators from around the world into the TED community in order to amplify the impact of their projects and activities. Fellows participate in either our TED Conference in Long Beach, California or the TEDGlobal event in Edinburgh, U.K. In addition to attending the conferences, Fellows will participate in specially designed pre-conference programs with training from the world’s experts in spreading great ideas. DEADLINE: June 21, 2013

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John G. Diefenbaker Award

  Posted on: November 7, 2012

The award enables a distinguished German scholar to spend time in Canada, which may include brief periods in the United States. While research must be the primary activity during the award period, the laureate (award recipient) will be encouraged to participate in the teaching activities of the host institution and to interact with the research communities in Canada and the United States by visiting other institutions. DEADLINE: December 1, 2012

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Canada- Haiti Academic Projects

  Posted on: October 31, 2012

In response to the disastrous earthquake in 2010, (DFAIT) has created a pilot initiative called the Canada-Haiti Academic Projects with the objectives of supporting joint Canada-Haiti academic projects to build the capacity of academic institutions, providing short-term opportunities for Haitians to advance their studies, and enhancing the skill sets required to encourage prosperity in the region. DEADLINE: November 13, 2012

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Erasmus Mundus – Scholarships and Academic Cooperation

  Posted on: October 25, 2012

Erasmus Mundus aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world. The programme offers financial support for institutions and scholarships for individuals.

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Wildlife Preservation Canada (WPC)- Canada’s New Noah

  Posted on: October 20, 2012

The Canada’s New Noahs program is a highly valued opportunity for young biologists in Canada. Since 1990, it has filled a gap in conservation education in this country, providing practical training and field experience in managing and conserving endangered species. Each year WPC selects one young Canadian scientist for the Canada’s New Noahs program. WPC provides a full scholarship for travel, living and training expenses to enable the New Noah to participate in a rigorous 8-month training program to learn methods of endangered species management. DEADLINE: December 14, 2012

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TRU Faculty Funding Opportunities

  Posted on: October 15, 2012

Thompson Rivers University has two new funding opportunities for tripartite, bipartite and sessional faculty: the Internal Research Fund for Scholarship and Scholarly Teaching (for bipartite and tripartite faculty), and Funding for Research and Professional Development (for sessional faculty)

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