Graduate Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships in Food Insecurity


The Centre provides scholarships that recognize the contribution of David Emerson, Wallace McCain and Purdy Crawford as past Chairs of the Maple Leaf Foods’ Board of Directors. Three scholarships are distributed each year for three years, beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year, to support Master or PhD students who propose to advance a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada.

Area(s) of Study: Unrestricted
Value: $15,000

For applicants to be considered, they must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • A master’s or PhD student of any discipline, enrolled at a Canadian university
  • In good academic standing with their academic institution
  • Entering their second or third year of post-graduate study and/or are prepared to commence their thesis research in the 2022/2023 academic year
  • Conducting thesis research that seeks to fill gaps in knowledge on food insecurity

Student Status: Full-time

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Deadline: February 18, 2022