The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) offers grants, funding, and awards to researchers and institutions to find solutions for global development challenges.
Through calls for research proposals, we fund projects that aim to bring employment, food security, health, peace, and prosperity to developing regions of the world.
This call is open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadian university.
Programs : Agriculture and Environment
Topics : Environment, Climate change, Natural Resource Management, forestry
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
- you must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
- you must be enrolled at a Canadian university at the master’s or doctoral level (when you submit your application, you must have completed several courses of the program, but not necessarily all of the courses);
- have an academic background that combines an interest in forests with social sciences. Applicants from interdisciplinary programs are eligible, provided their programs contain the specified elements;
- your research proposal must be approved by your thesis supervisor and you must provide proof;
- your proposed field of research must take place in one or more developing countries and be conducted for a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation;
- you must provide evidence of affiliation with an institution or organization in the developing region(s) in which the research will take place;
- doctoral students must have completed coursework and passed comprehensive exams before taking up the award; and
- you may not be in receipt of two or more active IDRC awards at the same time. No time overlaps will be permitted.