The Agriculture and Food Security program is looking for a research award recipient to conduct research on the opportunities and benefits of climate smart agriculture to smallholder farmers in the context of the climate change/agriculture/water nexus.

Eligibility

  • Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.
  • Citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a Canadian university and who, prior to applying, have a student visa with a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2018, OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university and who already have a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2018.

For the complete list of eligibility requirements, click here.

Available funding

  • Salary for one year in Canada: CA$40,396–46,764
  • Award duration: January to December 2018 (12 months)

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Deadlines

CORIS Deadline for Internal Review Please contact Heloise Emdon
cuResearch Checklist Deadline August 31, 2017
Submission to Sponsor September 6, 2017 4:00 PM ET

Submitting Your Checklist

  • Checklists must be submitted via cuResearch, through which Departmental and Associate Dean’s approval must be provided to complete the online application process.
  • More information on cuResearch can be found here.

Internal Contacts

If you would like assistance with proposal development and/or a substantive review of your proposal, please contact the appropriate Heloise Emdon.