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External Award: Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

November 29, 2018
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Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation are offered by The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) with a primary objective to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation issues.

A total of four awards of CAD $5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic.  Awards also include domestic travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will present their completed papers during a special event at Global Affairs Canada Headquarters at the end of March 2019 (date to be advised).

  • Deadline for applications: January 21, 2019 has been extended to February 1, 2019
  • Selection of four award recipients: February 15, 2019 has been extended to March 1, 2019
  • Presentations at GAC Headquarters in Ottawa: March 7, 2019 has been extended to End of March 2019 (date TBA)

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete applications should be sent to Elaine Hynes at The Simons Foundation by email to: ehynes@thesimonsfoundation.ca by the close of business (PST) on February 1, 2019.

Your application must include:

  • Your resume, including proof of citizenship status.
  • completeofficial transcript of your grades (electronic copies of official transcripts are acceptable).
  • An academic paper (1,500 words, MLA format) responding to one of the specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament topics shown below.

ELIGIBILITY: 

The competition is open to Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents/landed immigrants currently enrolled in a graduate programme.  Graduate students studying outside Canada are eligible to apply but please note that funding to cover the cost of successful applicants' travel to Ottawa for the event at Global Affairs Canada in March is limited to domestic travel within Canada (or the equivalent).

In order to expand the community of Canadian scholars working on non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament (NACD) issues, employees of Global Affairs Canada, and previous recipients of a Graduate Research Award are not eligible.

For more information, visit the Graduate Research Awards website and the award info below:

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