March 29, 2011

rare Scholarship in Graduate Research for Canadian and International Applicants

The rare Scholarship in Graduate Research

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Graduate Research
Provider: rare Charitable Research Reserve
Country to Study in: Canada

Scholarship Description
The rare Scholarship in Graduate Research, administered by the rare Charitable Research Reserve, is open to all Canadian and International graduate students.

The field of study is open and could include research in any of the disciplines listed below.

The rare Scholarship in Graduate Research is open to all Canadian and International graduate students who will conduct field research on rare property between May 2014 and April 2015.

The field of study is open and could include, but is not limited to, research in ecology, zoology, geology, restoration ecology, hydrology, botany, soil science, archaeology, agriculture and education.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries may apply

Participating Institutions
rare Charitable Research Reserve, Ontarion, Canada

Fields of study
Graduate level field research in ANY area of specialization

Number of awards
Not specified by sponsor

Sponsorship duration
One year

Scholarship benefits
The rare Scholarship in Graduate Research is valued at $4,000.

The Scholarship will allow students to study in a relatively undisturbed, yet highly accessible site.

The monetary award will help ensure successful candidates have the necessary resources to conduct and report on their research at rare. It will also allow the student to give an oral presentation at a conference in their discipline.

Method of Application
To apply, you will need to send your details as requested by rare, those of your referees, your current university transcripts and other requested documents to:

Research Coordinator
rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada N3H 4R8.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed and complete information.

Applications can be submitted until 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014.

Students will be required to provide a final report to rare by Monday, May 4th, 2015.

The successful applicant will be notified by May 14th, 2014. A sum of $3,500 will be awarded shortly thereafter while the remaining $500 will be awarded in May 2015, upon successful completion of the requirements of the scholarship (including the final report and conference presentation).

The recipient will retain all intellectual property rights.

The research will be required to go through the normal rare Research Application approval process.

The rare Charitable Research Reserve is a 913-acre property in Cambridge and North Dumfries, Ontario at the confluence of the Grand and the Speed Rivers.

The goal of rare is to protect this environmentally sensitive landscape intact, in perpetuity, and to promote the use of the property for education and research.

The property includes a broad range of habitats including riparian zones, upland and lowland deciduous forest (old-growth and second-growth), savanna, cliffs, coldwater streams, deciduous swamps, marshes, hedgerows, agricultural fields and old fields.

If you have any further questions or you would like a tour of the Reserve please contact us by phone at (519) 650-9336 x 111.

Application Deadline: 23 April 2014
Open to International Applicant: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Graduate Scholarships for Students

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