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External Graduate Scholarships Announced

August 10, 2015

The Department of Political Science is proud to announce that many of our emerging graduate scholars have been awarded prestigious external scholarships from this year’s various award competitions.

The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships and Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships aim to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in undergraduate and graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities.

Our winners from this year’s CGS Doctoral competition are:

  1. Neekoo Collett
  2. Kristen Pue 
  3. Michael Millerman 
  4. Meghan Snider 
  5. Scott McKnight 

Our winners from this year’s SSHRC Doctoral competition are:

  1. Zackary Black
  2. Minh Do 
  3. Erica Rosenfield
  4. Daniel Sherwin
  5. Maika Sondarjee

 

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

Our winner from this year’s competition is: Asif Farooq


 

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation promotes outstanding research in the humanities and social sciences, and fosters a fruitful dialogue between scholars and policy makers in the arts community, business, government, the professions, and the voluntary sector. The Foundation encourages emerging talent by awarding Trudeau Scholarships to the most talented doctoral students in Canada and abroad.

Our winner from this year’s competition is: Erin Aylward


 

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It is a merit-based scholarship. Awards are available to students in all disciplines of academic study.

The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and the university awarding the scholarship. Ontario contributes two-thirds of the value of the award and the university provides one-third.

Our winners at the Doctoral level from this year’s competition are:

  1. Gabriel Arsenault 
  2. Dragana Bodruzic
  3. Adrienne Davidson
  4. Emile Dirks 
  5. Kevin Edmonds
  6. Beth Jean Evans
  7. Aarie Glas 
  8. Wilfred Greaves 
  9. Brian Harrison 
  10. Jean Lachapelle
  11. Sara Lee
  12. Matthew Lesch 
  13. Jonathan Luke Melchiorre 
  14. Heather Millar 
  15. Milena Pandy-Szekeres
  16. Emma Planinc
  17. Evan Rosevear
  18. Emily Scott
  19. Igor Shoikhedbrod
  20. Jessica Soedirgo
  21. Hamish van der Ven
  22. Meaghan Williams
  23. Thilo Schaefer

Our winner at the Master’s level from this year’s competition is: Lois Lee.


 

The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

Our winners from this year’s competition are:

  1. Astrid Krizus 
  2. Dongwoo Kim 
  3. Christian Roy 
  4. Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki

 

Vivienne Poy Chancellor’s Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences 

We are glad to hear that this year’s winner comes from our own ranks.

The holder of this fellowship is: Carmen Ho