Applicants who wish to be considered for the Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled full time at a Canadian university.
Candidates must be in the second or third year of a doctoral program and, at the time of the receipt of the award, must have received approval of their research proposal, including any required ethical review and /or research license, and have successfully completed their
comprehensive examinations.
Applications are invited from candidates engaged in a natural science program leading to a thesis who demonstrate exceptional promise, academic excellence, and, through their actions and vision, a strong commitment to northern research.
Preference will be given to applicants who (a) have a clearly defined research project that includes significant research time spent in the Canadian north (b) demonstrate excellence in northern research (c) show the relevance of the research to northerners and northern scholarship and (d) exhibit a willingness to communicate research results within the scientific community, and in northern or national meetings.
Projects from all natural science subject areas will be considered, provided they include a field research component conducted in the Canadian north.
Guideline and applications at