Graduate studentship top-up funding now available

December 1, 2022

The Ocean Frontier Institute, through the Ocean Graduate Excellence Network, is offering graduate studentship top-up funding to successful applicants to the current Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) calls for proposals.  

To be eligible, you must:

  • Have a positive outcome from your application to the DFO calls for proposals (Ocean Management Contribution Program or Ecosystems and Oceans Science Contribution Framework)
  • Have a project proposal budget including line items for graduate student stipend/salary (i.e., DFO is contributing funding that will be directly applied to graduate student stipend)
  • Be an eligible academic supervisor at one of OGEN’s partner institutions
  • Have, or plan to recruit, an eligible graduate student to the project, who is interested in participating in the OGEN program
  • Agree to the OGEN funding model and commitments
  • Agree to supporting your student’s professional development and encouraging their completion of co-curricular activities

Expressions of interest are due January 31, 2023.

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