The Pamela Margaret Mason Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Pamela Margaret Mason, family, friends, and the Department of Anthropology have
established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba. In order to remember Pam and her dedication to the pursuit of graduate work in anthropology, especially in the area of gender and peace and justice.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the Master’s or Doctoral program delivered by the Department of Anthropology;
  2. Has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours;
  3. Undertaking or has proposed to undertake thesis research in one of the following subject areas:
    feminism, peace and justice, or women’s issues and/or gender issues;
  4. Will be conducting fieldwork within one year of the application deadline or will have returned from
    fieldwork within six months of the application deadline.

In any given year that, in the judgment of the selection committee, there is no qualified candidate, the scholarship will not be awarded.

Candidates will be required to submit an application that will consist of:

  1. Anthropology Harmonized Application Form
  2. Two academic letters of reference from a professor from a post-secondary institution. One letter must be from your advisor. Ensure that your reference letters are submitted in a sealed and signed envelope from your referee.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes the following information
     a. Educational  background
     b. Relevant experience
     c. Publications
     d. Other professional activities
     e. Community service
  4. Research proposal that includes: (maximum 500 words)
     a. Objectives and their relationship to existing research and literature;
     b. The theoretical/conceptual framework guiding the research and, where applicable, the research hypotheses;
     c. (if appropriate) study area or group in terms of location, size, environment, etc., and a map;
     d. (If applicable) time period of interest;
     e. Materials or data to be studied including sample sizes;
     f. Methods of analysis;
     g. Current status of the research and a timetable for its completion;
     h. Citations to the literature in your proposal and attach a list of references cited;

Value for 2016-17: $700.00

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017, 4:00pm

Anthropology Harmonized Application Form