The Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) is t he awards program of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS). It was established in 1982 to further ACUNS' mandate to advance knowledge and understanding of Canada's North by offering student awards for exceptional, northern-based research. The purpose of the CNST is to foster scholars and scientists with northern experience and at the same time enhance educational opportunities available for northern residents to obtain post-secondary education at Canadian colleges and universities.
Deadline: January 31
Value: $3,000 - $10,000
Applicants must be:
- Canadian or permanent residents
- Enrolled in a full-time post-secondary education at a recognized Canadian University of College
- Have an aspect of northern or circumpolar fieldwork included as part of your research that is conducted within the term of your award. (ACUNS defines "northern" Canada as on or north of the line indicated on our northern boundary map).
- Additional, award-specific requirements are included in award guidelines.
Application and guidelines can be found on the ACUNS website.