Fall Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

Sarah Hall

Posted: September 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



Intersted in applying for some Fall scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below! Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *Students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional documents must be appended to the application form. Multiple documents will not be accepted. Prabha Shukla...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Sarah Hall

Posted: May 5, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in applying for some summer scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below!  Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional documents must be appended to the application form. Multiple documents will not be accepted. UNB...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards - Jayden Price

Andrea

Posted: December 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Jayden Price Award Received: Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)  Awarded for the project: Strategic design of deep-red and near-infrared solid-state emitters for biological and material applications  Faculty: Science  Department: Chemistry  Project supervised by: Dr. Sara Eisler Luminescent small molecules, those that have the uncanny ability to absorb energy and spontaneously emit it in the form of light, are...

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Announcing Images of Research - a Competition for Graduate Students at UNB

Andrea

Posted: December 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Money Matters



The School of Graduate Studies and the Harriet Irving Library Research Commons are collaborating to bring this opportunity to the UNB graduate student community on both Fredericton and Saint John campuses.  Growing from a competition that originated at the University of Illinois about a decade ago, Images of Research competitions have spread across the United States, Canada and beyond. This competition asks you to distill the essence of your research into a single still image with a...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Nicole Hughes

Andrea

Posted: December 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Nicole Hughes Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: Lineages of Louisbourg: an exploration of mitochondrial DNA analysis to investigate the ancestral diversity at the 18th century Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Project supervised by: Amy Scott, PhD My research will explore the ancestral diversity of those living at the Fortress...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Lena Gryshchuk

Andrea

Posted: September 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Lena Gryshchuk Award Received: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship Awarded for the project: Police officers' response to intimate partner violence cases with female offenders Faculty: Arts Department: Psychology Project supervised by: Mary Ann Campbell, PhD Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious societal issue causing significant physical and psychological harm to the victim and their families, as well as societal costs in terms of lost work time, health care...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Richard Yeomans

Andrea

Posted: September 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Richard Yeomans Award Received: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship Awarded for the project: Inventing a Bountiful Earth: New Brunswick Settler Science and the Moral Economy, 1785-1885 Faculty: Arts Department: History Project supervised by: Elizabeth Mancke, PhD In June of 1839, Dr. James Robb, a Scottish chemist, and professor of natural science at King’s College in Fredericton, undertook his first of two major expeditions up the St. John River for the...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: September 13, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



Are you a female graduate student engaging in research here at UNB? Don't miss out on these scholarship opportunities and your chance to be recognized by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women! Since its establishment, the Fredericton Chapter of CFUW has had a goal to enlarge and deepen educational interest, to promote friendship among university graduates and to stimulate interest in and action on the problems of the day. One of the first milestones achieved by the...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Stefanie R Slaunwhite

Andrea

Posted: September 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Profile of Stefanie R. Slaunwhite Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: The Dr. William F. Roberts Hospital School: A Critical History of a Contested Institution Faculty: Arts Department: History Project supervised by: Sasha Mullally, PhD My research explores the history and legacy of The Dr. William F. Roberts Hospital School in Saint John, New Brunswick. Hailed as “an...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Carrie Sacha DeWolfe

Andrea

Posted: September 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Carrie Sacha DeWolfe Award Received: SSHRC Doctoral Award Awarded for the project: LIVING THROUGH DESIRABILITY: EXPANDING IDENTITY AND DISRUPTING COLONIAL IDEOLOGIES Faculty: Education Project supervised by: Amanda Benjamin, PhD Are cultural practices intrinsic to ethnicity?  How do people understand who you are if you do not fit into their frame of reference?  My research will juxtapose the social, political and historical factors that influence...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Jordyn Bailey

Andrea

Posted: August 25, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Jordyn Bailey Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: Intimate Exercises: Sexpionage in the East German STASI, 1968-1989 Faculty: Arts Department: History Project supervised by: Lisa Todd, PhD Although all major powers secretly gathered intelligence on each other during the Cold War, the German Democratic Republic (GDR) devoted more resources than any other European...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – McKenna James Boeckner

Andrea

Posted: August 18, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Profile of McKenna James Boeckner Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: “Memoirs of a Sodomite: Revisionary Queer Historiography of England’s Long Romantic Period" Faculty: Arts Department: English Project supervised by: Elizabeth Effinger, PhD I am interested in history, how we define it, and how we can reappropriate it for those who have been forgotten. In 1749,...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Patricia Morris

Andrea

Posted: August 11, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Profile of Patricia Morris Award Received: Vanier Graduate Scholarship Awarded for the project: “Understanding the impacts of non-consensual nursing care on clients with cognitive impairments living in long-term care facilities in New Brunswick” Faculty: Arts Graduate Academic Unit: Interdisciplinary Studies Project supervised by: Rose McCloskey, PhD My doctoral research will focus on interactions between long-term care nurses and residents with dementia...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Laura Kabbash

Andrea

Posted: August 4, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Laura Kabbash Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: Beyond Risk and Need: Service Utilization Among Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Faculty: Arts Department: Psychology Project supervised by: Scott Ronis, PhD Homelessness is a critical, yet often ignored issue in Canada, with more than 22,000 Canadians accessing shelters daily. While research has been conducted...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Kate McGregor

Andrea

Posted: July 28, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Kate McGregor Award Received: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship Awarded for the project: “There is only one way to be pretty!” Racialized Beauty Norms in the Global German Empire, 1884-1939 Faculty: Arts Department: History Project supervised by: Lisa Todd, PhD “There is only one way to be pretty! That is natural beauty care!” declared the advertisement for the skincare brand, H.U. Schröder-Schenke, in the 25 September 1910 edition of...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Robert Burroughs

Andrea

Posted: July 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Robert Burroughs Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Awarded for the project: Reimagining the Crown in New Brunswick in the context of Reconciliation Faculty: Arts Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Project supervised by: Dr. J.P. Lewis Bridging the fields of geography, history and political science, the primary focus of my research is the Crown in Canada, a poorly taught and...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Kyoungsil Nah

Andrea

Posted: July 14, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Kyoungsil Nah Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Awarded for the project: Cultural Differences in Achievement Attributions and the Underlying Mechanism Faculty: Arts Department: Psychology Project supervised by: W. Q. Elaine Perunovic, PhD My research explores cultural differences in interpreting personal achievement. We often question and evaluate why we experience success or failure....

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Mary Aspinall

Andrea

Posted: July 7, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Profile of Mary Aspinall Award Received: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship Awarded for the project: Gendered practices in specialized domestic violence courts: A study of facilitators perspectives on intimate partner violence treatment programs in Canada Faculty: Arts Department: Sociology Project supervised by: Dr. Carmen Gill Victimization is criminalized when many women are prosecuted for intimate partner violence (IPV) as a result of objective and incident-focused...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards – Evan Campbell

Andrea

Posted: June 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Profile of Evan Campbell Award Received: Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral (NSERC CGS D3) Awarded for the project: End-to-End Reinforcement Learning for Myoelectric Control Faculty: Engineering Department: Electrical Engineering Project supervised by: Dr. Erik Scheme Upper-limb prostheses only restore few fixed gestures to amputees, but natural limbs do much more. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering at UNB has a long history of pioneering upper-limb prosthetic...

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SGS Celebrates Graduate Student Winners of Federal Tri-Council Awards - Shelby Martens

Andrea

Posted: June 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Profile of Shelby Blair Martens Award Received: Canada Graduate Scholarship, Doctorate Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Awarded for the project: “From Missionettes to Calvinettes to Pioneer Girls: Lived Religion and the Role of Faith-Based Girls’ Groups in Canada in the Secular Age, 1950 to 1980” Faculty: Arts Department: History Project supervised by: Dr. Heidi MacDonald Young women were exhorted to “cherish health, seek truth, know God, and serve...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Adrienne Wilson

Posted: May 5, 2021 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in applying for some summer scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below!  Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional documents must be appended to the application form. Multiple documents will not be accepted. UNB...

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PhD Student in IDST Major Scholarship Finalist

Adrienne Wilson

Posted: March 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



UNB students continue to thrive despite challenges of the pandemic. See how Robert Burroughs is making an impact at the national level. Robert Burroughs is a PhD student in the IDST department researching the future of the Crown in Canada and its viceregal representatives. He is a recipient of the School of Graduate Studies Doctoral Recruitment award and was recently chosen as a 2021 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar Finalist. As 1 of only 36 finalists in the country,...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: September 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



Are you a female graduate student engaging in research here at UNB? Don't miss out on these scholarship opportunities and your chance to be recognized by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women! Since its establishment, the Fredericton Chapter of CFUW has had a goal to enlarge and deepen educational interest, to promote friendship among university graduates and to stimulate interest in and action on the problems of the day. One of the first milestones achieved by the...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: June 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in applying for some summer scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below!  Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional documents must be appended to the application form. Multiple documents will not be accepted. UNB...

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UNB Graduate Students Land $2.5 Million in Federal Scholarships

Kyle

Posted: May 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick enjoyed unparalleled success in the 2020 spring competitions for scholarships from the Government of Canada Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR). Topping the list of awards was an unprecedented three Vanier Scholarships which are the most competitive and prestigious Federal graduate scholarship, valued at $150, 000 per student. Vanier awards went to one student each in the Faculties of Education and Arts in Fredericton and Science, Applied...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Money Matters



Are you a female graduate student engaging in research here at UNB? Don't miss out on these scholarship opportunities and your chance to be recognized by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women! Since its establishment, the Fredericton Chapter of CFUW has had a goal to enlarge and deepen educational interest, to promote friendship among university graduates and to stimulate interest in and action on the problems of the day. One of the first milestones achieved by the...

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IDST Student Recognized by National Nurses Foundation

Kyle

Posted: May 22, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , Student Stories



A graduate student on the Fredericton campus has recently been recognized by a National Nursing Foundation for her work in the nursing field. Myriam Breau, a PhD candidate with the Interdisciplinary Studies program, has recently been awarded $10,000 by the Canadian Nurses Foundation to support her PhD research which explores the influence of nursing staffing and skill mix on adverse events. The financial support from the foundation will help Myriam better understand what exact roles nurses...

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Your Chance to Travel - Upcoming Travel Awards

Kyle

Posted: February 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Interested in researching or studying abroad this year? Start planning, and apply now! The School of Graduate Studies offers two travel scholarships aimed at promoting travel for research or study abroad for graduate students. UNB Associated Alumnae Travel Award Are you a female grad student looking to research or attend a conference outside of the Maritime Provinces this year? Apply now for your chance at one of two $500 travel awards. Be sure to submit the application form to...

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2019 Three Minute Thesis Challenge!

Kyle

Posted: January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



Win cash for describing your research! 2019 Three Minute Thesis Challenge The planning for the 2019 rendition of our annual Three Minute Thesis challenge is in the works, and a date has been set for the exciting event. On March 22, students will be given three minutes to describe their research, and will have a shot at winning some cash for doing so! Cash prizes will be offered to the top three presentations, as well as an all expenses paid trip to the Eastern Regional Competition going to...

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Your Chance to Travel

Kyle

Posted: November 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Don't miss out on your chance to travel and explore while continuing to progress in your graduate program! Students from both our Fredericton and Saint John campuses have already taken advantage of travel funding available to our graduate students through programs such as the Frederick and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowships, the Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarships, as well as through scholarships offered by SGS through departments. Frederick and Catherine Eaton Graduate...

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Research or Study Abroad

Kyle

Posted: September 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in researching or studying abroad next year? Start planning, and apply now! The School of Graduate Studies offers two travel scholarships aimed at promoting travel for research or study abroad for graduate students. Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship The Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarships are open to UNB masters and Doctoral students enrolled in any area to support periods of intensive research or study in the UK which will benefit the student and their program of...

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New Research Funding for UNB

Kyle

Posted: June 11, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters , News and Events



May was a big month for research at the University of New Brunswick, with Tri-Council funding results making their way across the nation, and many new and current researchers on both UNB campuses receiving exciting news. At the same time, the Province of New Brunswick announced $11.4 million dollars in research funding through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, NBIF, a large portion of which will support research at UNB. Attending the announcement were, from right to left,...

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Heading Overseas - Vanessa's Story

Kyle

Posted: February 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



A graduate student with the Faculty of Education has recently been awarded travel funding through the SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement to support research related to her thesis work in Europe. Vanessa Johnson, a SSHRC funded masters student on the Fredericton campus, will be packing her bags for an extensive research trip abroad this fall thanks to a travel opportunity available to Canada Graduate Scholarship holders nationwide. Vanessa will also be receiving travel support for...

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Win Cash for Describing your Research!

kyle

Posted: January 29, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Money Matters



Join us for the 2018 rendition of our 3MT challenge! What is a 3MT challenge? 3MT stands for Three Minute Thesis. Students have three minutes and one power point slide to present their research in an engaging and accessible way to a nonspecialist audience. They are judged on the comprehension/content and the engagement/communication of their presentation by a panel of three individuals from the university community. Participation in a 3MT challenge is an excellent professional development...

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Study, Research or Present Abroad!

Kyle

Posted: January 8, 2018 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Money Matters



Interested in doing some travel during your graduate studies? Then this post is for you! Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowships We kicked off the start of the Gradoshphere with a story on our most recent Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowship winners, and are excited to announce the search for our next Eaton Fellows! The Eaton Fellowships are open to graduate students on both of our campuses and will support travel to the beautiful and prestigious Queen's University...

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NBIF Award Recipients Gather

Kyle

Posted: December 11, 2017 6:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters , News and Events



The School of Graduate Studies, with support from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, recently celebrated recent NBIF award recipients with a luncheon in the Great Hall of the historic Sir Howard Douglas Hall building on the UNB Fredericton campus. Students were joined by faculty and staff as well by NBIF's President and CEO, Calvin Milbury, and its Director of Research, Lindsay Bowman along with UNB's Vice President of Research, Dr. David Magee, and its Vice President-Academic, Dr....

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UNB Students Recognized Nationally

Kyle

Posted: November 27, 2017 5:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories , Money Matters



Amelia Thorpe, a Ph.D candidate from the Faculty of Education, has recently been recognized nationally for her thesis research exploring the erasure of gender diverse identities through the language of student documentation, adminstrative procedure and institutional policy. Recognized as a 2017-18 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, Amelia's award recognizes her exceptional academic achievement, research potential, leadership and the considerable effort she invests in community...

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