May 17, 2011

2011 Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant for Study in Canada

Research Grant for Master’s and PhD students enrolled in African universities in the area of Conflict resolution, Energy, Food security, Health, and Migration, Cross-cutting issue of climate change in Canada -2011

Study Subject: Conflict resolution, Energy, Food security, Health, and Migration, Cross-cutting issue of climate change.
Employer: The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Level: Master’s and PhD

Scholarship Description:
The Africa Initiative’s (AI) graduate research grant program supports short-term academic placements for Master’s and PhD students enrolled in select African universities* undertaking research on Africa on one or more of the program’s thematic areas—conflict resolution, energy, food security, health, and migration, with special attention to the cross-cutting issue of climate change.

The grant is announced:
-To build capacity by giving bright, highly-motivated students an opportunity to discoverand impart new learning in a cross-cultural experience.
-To support research by scholars in Africa and Canada on critically important areas to the continent.

Eligibilty Criteria:
In order to be eligible for the grant, applicants must demonstrate the following:
-must be a Master’s or PhD student enrolled in an African university*
-must be in good academic standing (with at least an overall B, or equivalent, standing)
-proposed research must be original and timely and must align with AI’s thematic areas of conflict resolution, energy, food security, health, and migration, with special attention to the cross-cutting issue of climate change
Note: Eligibility is based on existing agreements between Canadian and African universities. Students from select African universities* are eligible to conduct research at corresponding Canadian universities**

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011


Further Scholarship Information and Application

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