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Meredith Graduate Scholarships

Submitted by dfto on Tue, 07/17/2007 - 11:28am

Master's Level

Donor: 

Funded by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB).

Field of Study: 

Unrestricted. 

Value:

$15,000. 

Number:

One, annually. 

Eligibility:

Awarded annually to an outstanding student, registered full-time in a Master’s degree program in any discipline at this university, who is conducting research that falls with the current research framework of the WCB’s Research Program, Solutions for Safer Alberta Workplaces. The research should focus on specific high risk industries identified by the WCB, with the objective of promoting early identification and prevention of workplace hazards; improving rehabilitation strategies that focus on reducing the impact of workplace injury and disease; educating workers, employers and health care professionals on workplace health and safety; and risks. The recipient will be required to deliver one community presentation on their research topic.

Where Tenable: 

University of Calgary. 

Application: 

There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies will request one nomination from each department. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection. A student may be nominated to hold the Scholarship for a second year. 

Deadline:

September 1 for submission of nominations from departments of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Doctoral Level

Donor: 

Funded by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB).

Field of Study: 

Unrestricted. 

Value:

$25,000. 

Number:

One, annually. 

Eligibility:

Awarded annually to an outstanding student, registered full-time in a doctoral degree program in any discipline at this university, who is conducting research that falls with the current research framework of the WCB’s Research Program, Solutions for Safer Alberta Workplaces. The research should focus on specific high risk industries identified by the WCB, with the objective of promoting early identification and prevention of workplace hazards; improving rehabilitation strategies that focus on reducing the impact of workplace injury and disease; educating workers, employers and health care professionals on workplace health and safety; and risks. The recipient will be required to deliver one community presentation on their research topic. 

Where Tenable: 

University of Calgary. 

Application: 

There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies will request one nomination from each department. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection. A student may be nominated to hold the Scholarship for a second year. 

Deadline:

September 1 for submission of nominations from departments of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

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