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Lorraine Allison Scholarship


To promote the study of Northern issues.

The selection committee will notify the winning applicant in February. Information is also available on website external link.


Open to any student enrolled at a Canadian university in a programme of graduate study related to Northern issues, whose application best addresses academic excellence, a demonstrated commitment to Northern research and a desire for research results to be beneficial to Northerners, especially Native Northerners. Candidates in biological science fields will be preferred, but a social science topic will also be considered. Scholars from Yukon, the North West Territories and Nunavut are encouraged to apply.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year with the possibility of renewal following receipt of a satisfactory progress report and reapplication

Award Value

Canadian $3,000

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a two-page description of the Northern studies programme and relevant projects being undertaken, three letters of reference from the applicant's current or past professors, a complete curriculum vitae with academic transcripts and a separate sheet of paper listing current sources and amounts of research funding, including scholarships, grants and bursaries. There is no application form.

Closing date

January 10th

Study Level

  • Graduate

Arctic Institute of North America (AINA)

Created in 1945, the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) is a non-profit membership organization and a multidisciplinary research institute for the University of Calgary.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) by using the links below.


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