Interdisciplinary Studies

Scholarships and Awards

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

For information on scholarships administered by the AUCC, please visit: http://www.aucc.ca/programs-services/scholarships/

The Consortium for Peace Studies (CPS) at the University of Calgary

For information on the Research Fellowship in Peace Studies, please visit: http://www.ucalgary.ca/peacestudies/fellowship_peace_studies

Gandhi Scholarship for Peace Studies

The Gandhi Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering their third or fourth year of undergraduate study in a Bachelor of Arts degree program. (Award open to Continuing undergraduate students only) Selection is based on completion of at least three (3) Peace & Post-Conflict Studies Certificate courses, academic standing and demonstrated personal commitment to peace and peace-related activities.

The deadline to apply is 3:00 p.m., on the last business day of June.  Applications received past this deadline will not be considered.

Please drop off/mail application form and relevant material to the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, 400 Arts & Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E6. 

Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (2016-2017)

Four awards of CAD$5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the 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 in February 2017. 

Deadline for applications:  December 5, 2016

Selection of four award recipients:  January 11, 2017

Presentations at GAC Headquarters in Ottawa:  February 2017

More information can be found here.

Lee Global Education Awards

For application forms and more information regarding eligibility, selection process, and terms and guidelines please visit:http://www.globaled.ualberta.ca/en/FundingOpportunities.aspx

Rotary World Peace Fellowships

Information and applications for the Rotary World Peace Fellowships are available online: https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships

For further details, you may also contact Dr. Siobhan Byrne: siobhan.byrne@ualberta.ca