The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is pleased to announce the creation of nine scholarships in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of David Emerson, Wallace McCain, and Purdy Crawford as past Chairs of the Maple Leaf Foods’ Board of Directors. Three scholarships will be distributed each year for three years, beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year.
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security works collaboratively to achieve its goal of reducing food insecurity in Canada by 50% by 2030. This includes supporting research that advances a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada. These scholarships will support master’s or PhD students who propose to pursue research that contributes to the body of knowledge on food insecurity in Canada, including determinants, risk factors, impacts, and the efficacy of potential interventions such as programs, policies, and market instruments.
For applicants to be considered, they must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Candidates will be selected based on their academic preparedness, match of research to the Centre’s goal, and quality of the submission, including feasibility, methodological rigor, and potential contribution of the findings to the body of knowledge on food insecurity in Canada (such as determinants, risk factors, impacts, and interventions).
Proposal submission instructions:
Full proposals with all requirements are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Scholarship in Food Insecurity” no later than 11:59 PM [EST] on February 14th, 2020.