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Public Safety Canada Research Fellowship Program in Honour of Stuart Nesbitt White


To encourage PhD research in two areas of the PSC's mission, which is to enhance the safety and security of Canadians in their physical and cyber environments.

Further information is available on request or from the website. Resources permitting, the award winners will attend a one day symposium in Ottawa in late spring/early summer to present information on the progress/results of their work. Attendees will include fellowship winners for the year, PSEPC representatives and other invited guests. Students cannot accept both this award and financial awards from other federal government programs (e.g. NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR).


Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, who have completed their coursework (first year of PhD study) or applying to a PhD program not requiring coursework as they begin their research program. Candidates must intend to use the fellowship to assist them in completing a graduate degree (preferably a doctorate) that includes a thesis on a topic related to the fields of study, work must be carried out at an accredited university in Canada or abroad.

Quantity Available

Up to 8


  • Annual

Study Length

One year; however, award holders may re-apply annually by submitting a new application form.

Award Value

Canadian $19,250. Transportation and board will be paid in addition to the value of the award.

Application procedure

Application can be downloaded from the website.

Closing date

March 31st. Check website for exact information.

Study Level

  • Doctorate

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

The AUCC is a non-profit, non-governmental association that represents Canadian universities at home and abroad. The Association's mandate is to foster and promote the interests of higher education in the firm belief that strong universities are vital to the prosperity and wellbeing of Canada.

Contact Details

  • 613 563 1236
  • 613 563 9745
  • Corporate Services and Scholarships Division
    350 Albert Street
    Suite 600
    Ottawa, ON
    K1R 1B1

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) by using the links below.


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