Thursday, August 12, 2010
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Adaptation H2O, IDRC’s Graduate Research Awards on Climate Change and Water
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. The result is innovative, lasting local solutions that aim to bring choice and change to those who need it most. IDRC’s Climate Change and Water Program (CCW) helps developing country researchers to understand the consequences of climate change on water resources and to find ways to improve the ability of citizens and governments to adapt to the changing environment.
The purpose of CCW’s Adaptation H20 Graduate Research Awards is to build the research capacity in developing countries by providing awards to graduate students working on subjects related to climate change and water.
Number, value,and duration of awards:
- A maximum of seven awards, each with a maximum value of CA$15,000, are available this year. The award covers field work expenses for graduate students who are citizens of a developing country and who are enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program at a Canadian or developing country university.
- A maximum of two awards, each with a maximum value of CA$15,000, are also available this year to cover field work expenses of Canadian citizens (or permanent residents of Canada) who are graduate students enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university.
- The award covers the field work period, which must be at least three continuous months and no more than 12 months in duration.
- The awards are only meant to cover research expenses and not university tuition or affiliation fees.
Deadline: October 15, 2010