Call for Applications - The Energy Council of Canada Energy Policy Research Fellowship
The Energy Council of Canada Energy Policy Research Fellowship will provide $500,000 over 10 years to graduate students engaged in energy policy research. Annual fellowships valued at $15,000 for Master's students and $25,000 for Doctoral students will be awarded to eligible full-time graduate students registered at the University of Waterloo. Students must demonstrate interest in energy policy research and, more specifically, must be conducting research consistent with the identified Energy Policy Research Topic(s) defined annually by the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) in conjunction with Energy Council of Canada. The available topics for the upcoming fellowships are:
- Quantifying/estimating energy conservation as a Canadian resource
- Shale Gas Development in Canada: The Impact of Regional Energy Sources
- Fossil Fuel and Products Exports in Canada's Economy
- Energy security issues in Canada
- Canada-US energy relations: Maximizing synergies and eliminating conflict
- Financing renewable energy: How to make renewables attractive for lenders and investors
- Energy Literacy/Public Outreach and Engagement: How Should Communications with Stakeholders on Future Energy Projects Be Enhanced to Reduce Conflict
- Accelerating the Pace of Energy Technology Development and Application
- Energy, First Nations and the Environment
- Inter-Provincial Energy Trade
- Human Resource Implications Including Labour Availability
- Smart Cities and Energy Networks (including the convergence of energy, mobility, transport and ICT)
Selection will also be based on academic excellence (minimum cumulative average of 80%).
Current and prospective students interested in applying for this fellowship must complete the Fellowship application and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject: "ECC Policy Research Fellowship - YOUR FULL NAME". You will receive a confirmation email stating receipt of the application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
The research topic documents and the application file can be found on the WISE Student Page.
Applications will be accepted starting 9am EST Tuesday, February 11, 2014 and are due by 5pm EST Friday, April 11, 2014.
A Selection Committee will review the applications and selected applicants will be notified by June 1, 2014.
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