Grad scholarships at QUBS

The following awards are available to help support grad students wishing to conduct field research at the Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS).

For more information on these and other opportunities for support please visit the School of Graduate Studies Awards & Financial Assistance page.

The George W. Bracken Memorial Scholarship

Established in June 2017 in memory of George W. Bracken, B.Sc. (Eng) 1956, by his wife Margaret Bracken, B.A. (Hons) 1997 and family. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to funding-eligible Master’s or Ph.D. level students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies who are pursuing field research at the Queen’s University Biological Station. Selection will be made by the Fellowships Committee of the School of Graduate Studies through the annual internal fellowship competition. Value: variable.

The Craigie Fellowship

Master's Fellowship: Established in February 2018 by Dr. James S. Craigie, B.A. 1955, M.A. 1957, PhD. 1959. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated research ability for funding eligible Master's level students enrolled in the Department of Biology in theSchool of Graduate Studies. Preference will be given to students researching primary productivity and energy flow as they relate to sustainable productivity in freshwater systems at the Queen's University Biological Station, or other relevant research location. The applicant will be required to submit a brief outline of their research project, past research experience, and principal objectives. Selection will be made by the Departmental Graduate Studies committee or similar group. The fellowship will be renewable for one additional year provided good academic standing and full-time status is maintained. Value: $12,000 ($6,000 per year x 2 years).

Doctoral Fellowship: Established in February 2018 by Dr. James S. Craigie, B.A. 1955, M.A. 1957, PhD. 1959. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated research ability for funding eligible PhD level students enrolled in the Department of Biology in the School of Graduate Studies. Preference will be given to students researching primary productivity and energy flow as they relate to sustainable productivity in freshwater systems at the Queen's University Biological Station, or other relevant research location. The applicant will be required to submit a brief outline of their research project, past research experience, and principal objectives. Selection will be made by the Departmental Graduate Studies committee or similar group. The fellowship will be renewable for three additional years provided good academic standing and full-time status is maintained. Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year x 4 years).

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