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Award: Northern Scientific Training Program

October 26, 2017

The Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) is a valuable resource for assisting with the funding of graduate student research and honour's thesis research of advanced undergraduates. The program supports research involving field experience in northern Canada from all disciplines and in multi-disciplinary fields.

NSTP will help you pay for transportation and living costs while you obtain practical field experience in the North. You will have the opportunity to develop interest and expertise on northern issues, and improve your research skills. For general information about the program please see the NSTP website.

You are eligible for funding if you are:

  • Planning to do field research in the north between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019 for a period of three weeks or more
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled in a Canadian university or affiliated northern college
  • A graduate student or an undergraduate student who intends to pursue an honour's thesis based on northern field work

Please note that you cannot make an individual application for this award. All applicants must apply through the SFU Northern Studies Committee (NSC). For detailed information on how to apply, please see the SFU NSC website. The SFU application deadline is Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

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