Scholarship in Food Insecurity
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is pleased to announce the creation of nine scholarships in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of David Emerson, Wallace McCain, and Purdy Crawford as past Chairs of the Maple Leaf Foods' Board of Directors. Three scholarships will be distributed each year for three years, beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year.
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security works collaboratively to achieve its goal of reducing food insecurity in Canada by 50% by 2030. This includes supporting research that advances a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada. These scholarships will support master's or PhD students who propose to pursue research that contributes to the body of knowledge on food insecurity, including determinants, risk factors, impacts, and the efficacy of potential interventions such as programs, policies, and market instruments.
A) Three $15,000 scholarships available for research spanning up to two years commencing in the 2020/21 academic year.
B) A call for proposals will be issued in November for the following academic year, with proposals due by February 14th, 2020. Interviews will be conducted in April and the first three scholarships awarded in May 2020.
C) The Research Sub-Committee of the Centre's Board will review applications, conduct interviews and make recommendations to the Centre's Board for approval.
For applicants to be considered, they must meet the following eligibility requirements:
A) A master's or PhD student of any discipline, enrolled at a Canadian university;
B) In good academic standing with their academic institution;
C) Entering their second or third year of post-graduate study and/or are prepared to commence their thesis research in the 2020/2021 academic year; and
D) Conducting thesis research focused on the determinants, risk factors, impacts, and efficacy of proposed interventions on food insecurity in Canada.
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