rare RBC Graduate Scholarship in Water Research

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2024

Amount: Varies

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science


  • School of Graduate Studies

The rare Charitable Research Reserve has partnered with the Ages Foundation Fund to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education. The Ages Foundation Research Fellowship & Bursaries program will allow students to study in a relatively undisturbed, yet highly accessible site in Waterloo Region. Applications that utilize multiple knowledge systems and diverse methodologies will be prioritized. The monetary awards will help ensure successful candidates have the necessary resources to conduct and report on their research at rare.

$15,000 will be distributed annually through this application process and awards will be given out in the following amounts: one (1) $5,000 award, 0ne (1) $5,000 BIPOC award, and up to five (5) $1,000 bursaries depending on the total number of outstanding applications received.


  • Must be enrolled as a graduate student in a Canadian or International institution 
  • Must conduct research on a rare ​Charitable Research Reserve property or in conjunction with rare between May 2024 and April 2025
  • Research/project has an environmental focus or component