THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED
Thank you to all those who applied. The adjudication committee will make their decision in late December 2012. Applicants will be notified about the decision.
The Centre on Aging has several funding opportunities that are meant to encourage the furthering of studies in aging and gerontology. These awards/fellowships have been made available through gifts and donations made to the Centre on Aging.
The Centre on Aging Research Fellowship is designed to support aging-related research in any discipline. The Research Fellowship is open to all University of Manitoba faculty members. A $10,000 stipend is available.
Highest priority for funding will be given to
Congratulations to the 2012–2013 winners of the Centre on Aging Research Fellowships:
Danielle Bouchard, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Laura Funk, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
To learn more about Danielle Bouchard and Laura Funk's research, read about it here.
2011–2012 recipients of the Centre on Aging Research Fellowships:
Mary Shariff, LL.M., Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
Christopher Fries, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
To learn more about Mary Shariff's and Christopher Fries' research view the information here.
It is expected that the successful applicant will participate in Centre on Aging activities and will become a Research Affiliate of the Centre. They will also be required to present their research findings at the Spring Symposium or at a Centre-sponsored public seminar.
A final written report describing the research accomplishments during the period of the Fellowship must be submitted within two months of the end of the Fellowship. It is expected that the Centre on Aging’s support is acknowledged in publications and conference presentations arising from the supported research.