Awarded to students doing thesis research on Canadian human geography.
The James Maxwell Scholarship in Human Geography is awarded to students enrolled in a Master’s program at a Canadian university and engaged in thesis research on Canadian human geography. This scholarship was named in honour of James Maxwell, a former Executive Director of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
The Maxwell Scholarship is awarded annually, if applications so merit, with a value of up to $6,000 and is not renewable.
Applications are open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Students must be registered in a Master’s program with a thesis requirement at a Canadian university, and must propose a research topic that addresses some substantive element of human geography of Canada. Any Master’s program that allows for such a focus is acceptable. The Scholarship will normally be awarded to a student (full-time or part-time) whose course work will be completed by the May following the application deadline.
The deadline for receipt of applications is February 14th, annually.
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