Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Jane Glasso Norther Fellowship

Dedicated to supporting programs that strengthen Canada and enhance the well-being of all Canadians. Within its areas of interest, the Foundation funds innovative ventures that seek to make a discernible impact on the future of Canada by encouraging social act ion and strengthening the development of public policy. 

Building a strong North, benefiting all northerners. The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship is a policy and leadership development program recognizing leadership potential among young northern Canadians eager to address policy challenges facing the North.

The Fellowship is intended for young Northerners 25 to 35 years of age, who want to build a strong North that benefits all northerners. Through the Fellowship, we hope to foster a bond among Fellows that will endure throughout their professional lives, supporting a pan-northern network of leaders.

The two year program is built around four regional gatherings, offering Fellows skills training, mentorship and networking opportunities. Through self-directed learning, group work and the collective sharing of knowledge, Fellows foster a deep understanding of contemporary northern issues, developing the skills and confidence to better articulate and share their ideas and policy research publicl

Agency Name: 
Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation
Contact Name: 
Hector MacIntyre
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External Deadline: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
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Grant Area: 
Social Science
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