FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Trent Graduate Student wins $70,000 Canada Graduate Scholarship
July 15, 2003
Christopher Warren, a doctoral student with Trent University’s Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program under the supervision of Professor Don Mackay, has been awarded a $70,000 doctoral level Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS).
Mr. Warren, a top-ranked Post Graduate Scholarship recipient, was selected for this award based on the recommendation of the NSERC Scholarship and Fellowship Selection Committee. The award will commence immediately and is tenable over the next two years.
The new Canada Graduate Scholarships are the flagship scholarships of NSERC’s (Natural Sciences and Engineering Council) postgraduate awards program. The doctoral level awards are valued at $35,000 per year for up to three years.
Mr. Warren is joined by two other award recipients from Trent’s Biology and Physics undergraduate programs. Jennifer Rossman and Shawn Penson have been selected to receive a one-year Master’s level CGS valued at $17,500. Ms. Rossman and Mr. Penson are moving on to M.Sc.studies at other Canadian universities.
and doctoral level), announced by the Government of Canada, are
awarded by the three federal granting
agencies through national competitions. When fully phased in
by 2006-07, the program will provide an additional $105 million
to allow a greater
number of excellent students to pursue graduate studies in Canada.
For more information, please contact: Chris Metcalfe, Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Trent University (705) 748-1011 ext. 1272.