2014 HNB Hynes Scholarship - accepting submissions until 1 Sep, 2014
Deadline: 1 Sep, 2014
Competition open to current PhD students (including those starting in Sep 2014)
The scholarship is named in honour of Dr. H.B. Noel Hynes who is known as the "the father of running water ecology". The most renowned of freshwater biologists, Dr. Hynes wrote the first comprehensive running waters text book, "The Ecology of Running Waters" following his book on "The Biology of Polluted Waters".
Who can apply?
CRI Graduate Students. The application process alternates annually between MSc and PhD student applications - this year's competition is for PhD students.
Please submit your completed application to email@example.com in PDF no later than 5 pm Atlantic time Sept 1, 2014.
Application process and timeline.
An application cover letter (a maximum of 500 characters, standard business format, highlighting why your application should be considered) - evaluated at 25%
Your proposed or completed research (summary 3 pages maximum) describing how your research project and program support the objectives of the Canadian Rivers Institute and how they link to the works of Noel Hynes - evaluated at 60%
- A CV (2 pages maximum) - evaluated at 15%
Submissions must include all of the above. They will be evaluated by a committee with members from the CRI Management Board and Emeritus and Honourary Science Directors.