I am writing to you from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) with exciting award opportunities made possible by the generous support of TheW. Garfield Weston Foundation.
The deadline to submit nominations and/or applications is January 31, 2018.
Call for Nominations – 2018 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research
We are now accepting nominations for the Weston Family Prize, which celebrates extraordinary and inspiring individuals who have devoted their career to natural science research and have demonstrated leadership and mentorship in the Canadian North.
The award includes a prize of $50,000 cash and over $50,000 to support a postdoctoral fellow of the recipient’s choice.
The recipient will join a distinguished cohort deserving of recognition for their significant contribution and broad impact on the northern natural science community. This prestigious award and designation includes a prize of over $100,000: $50,000 cash, $50,000 to support a postdoctoral fellow of the recipient’s choice, and additional funds available for travel and research expenses as well as First Nations and Inuit engagement.
The W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern Archaeological Research
Applications for the W. Garfield Weston Awards are now being accepted.
Awards are available to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students (PhD and Masters) in northern science and northern archaeology whose research includes a fieldwork component. Curious to see if your research is considered “northern”? Have a look at our Northern Boundary Map on our website.
W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research
• Postdoctoral Fellowship – $60,000
• Doctoral – $50,000
• Masters – $15,000
W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Archaeological Research – NEW