Weston Family Awards in Northern Research

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Thursday 11th, January 2024

External Deadline: Tuesday 16th, January 2024


Funded by the Weston Family Foundation, this prestigious awards program supports outstanding students pursuing research in Canada’s North as part of a master’s degree, doctoral degree, or postdoctoral fellowship.

This year, the Weston Family Foundation will be supporting:

  • Up to 15 awards for master’s students valued at $20,000 over one year
  • Up to 10 awards for doctoral students valued at $120,000 over three years

Up to 5 awards for postdoctoral fellows valued at $110,000 over two years, with up to $10,000 per year for travel and conference expenses

Interested in learning more? Join Alison Ronson, Program Director, Northern Science and Research, for a webinar discussing program details and application tips on Wednesday, November 22 at 1:00pm ET.

Register for the webinar here

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research winners undertake 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.

The deadline to apply is January 16, 2024 at 5:00pm ET

See here for more information.

Funding Sources

Weston Family

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: October 30, 2023