Weston Family Award in Northern Research – 2022 Competition

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources


Academic Unit: Inquire within your unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 24th, January 2022

External Deadline: Thursday 27th, January 2022


Since 2007, the Weston Family Awards in Northern Research have provided unparalleled support to young scientists in Canada pursuing research in Canada’s North. Funded by the Weston Family Foundation, these annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the country for students pursuing a master’s degree, a doctoral degree or postdoctoral fellowship. Nearly 300 students have been selected to receive an award since the program’s inception, forming a community of Weston Family Northern Scientists who are at the forefront of northern scholarship and who are helping shape a better future for Canada and the world.

Weston Family Award winners undertake research projects across a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines in the natural sciences, including studies of northern ecosystems, biodiversity, flora and fauna, meteorology, oceanography, glaciology, geography and environmental studies.

Application guidelines:

All applications should be submitted through the Scholarship Partners Canada (SPC) online portal.

Deadline for submission is January 27, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EST)

Visit the Weston Family Website for addition information.


Funding Sources

Weston Family

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: November 8, 2021