Harrison McCain - Guidelines

Call for Applications for Harrison McCain Foundation Awards - October 2018
Emerging Scholar Awards
$40,000 Funding Available

The goal of the Harrison McCain Emerging Scholar Award is to help fund curiosity-driven research projects and initiatives undertaken by new scholars at Acadia University.  In this case, “new scholars” refers to faculty members who are within six years of an initial ongoing appointment at Acadia (excluding Full Professors and Librarians IV). Eligible expenses include: travel, equipment and supplies (including books), student research stipends, and costs associated with publication and the organization of symposia and workshops.  Projects may vary in duration from 1-2 years.

Value: Total funding ranging from $5,000 - $15,000.  Funds to be spent within two years of notice of award.
Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2018.

Applications will be evaluated on the quality of the research proposal, budget justification, and the extent to which the proposal incorporates student engagement in research. Send completed application, with all supporting documents in PDF format, via email to: barb.baker@acadiau.ca Hard copy documents are not required.

All awards will be administered through the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

We would like to thank the Harrison McCain Foundation for their generous support of our Acadia scholars.

Heather Hemming

For further information, please contact:

Barb Baker

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