Current Award Recipients 2013-2014

The Canadian Northern Studies Trust is proud to announce the recipients for 2013-2014. To learn more about each recipient and their work, click on the award category title.

Canadian Northern Studies Trust Scholarship $10,000 
Noémi Boulanger-Lapointe, PhD Candidate, Geography, University of British Columbia

Canadian Polar Commission Scholarship $10,000 
Erica Oberndorfer, PhD Candidate, Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship in Northern Research $50,000
Dr. Thomas Lakeman, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University
Dr. Igor Lehnherr, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
Dr. Steve Mamet, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Andrew Medeiros, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Heather Mariash, Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University
Dr. Joshua Thienpont, Postdoctoral Fellow, Brock University
Dr. Sarah Wong, Postdoctoral Fellow, Acadia University

W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Doctoral) $50,000
Tammy Elliott, PhD Candidate, Biology, McGill University
Dominique Fauteux, PhD Candidate, Biology, Université Laval
Brandon Laforest, PhD Candidate, Environmental Studies, York University
Linda Lait, PhD Candidate, Biological Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Jean-François Lamarre, PhD Candidate, Biology, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Vincent L’Hérault, PhD Candidate, Biology, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Brendan O’Neill, PhD Candidate, Geography, Carleton University
Jennifer Provencher, PhD Candidate, Biology, Carleton University
Ashley Rudy, PhD Candidate, Geography, Queen’s University
Emily Stewart, PhD Candidate, Biology, Queen’s University

W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Masters) $15,000
Genevieve Berard, Masters Candidate Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy, University of Winnipeg
Alexandre Bevington, Masters Candidate, Physical Geography, University of Ottawa
Lea Braschi, Masters Candidate, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Jeff Crompton, Masters Candidate, Glaciology, Simon Fraser University
Xavier Giroux-Bougard, Masters Candidate, Renewable Resources, McGill University
Emilie Herdes, Masters Candidate, Physical Geography, University of Ottawa
Vincent Lamarre, Masters Candidate, Wildlife Management and Habitat, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Kristen Peck, Masters Candidate, Wildlife Management and Habitat, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Sarah Quann, Masters Candidate, Geography, Carleton University
Sarah Thompson, Masters Candidate, Civil Engineering with Sepcialization in Applied Sustainability, Queen’s University

Northern Resident Scholarship (graduate level) $10,000
Lucy Bell, Masters Candidate, Indigenous Language Revitalization, University of Victoria
Sarah Daitch, Masters Candidate, Dispute Resolution, University of Victoria
Cathy Lee, PhD Candidate, Educational Leadership, University of Toronto
Heather McGregor, PhD Candidate, Education, University of British Columbia
Aimee Schmidt, Masters Candidate, Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
Lori Schroeder, Masters Candidate, Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
Kiri Staples, Masters Candidate, Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan

Northern Resident Award (undergraduate level) $5,000
Alexander de Bruyn, Bachelor of Science, Ecology and Environmental Biology, University of British Columbia
Debbora Janzen, Bachelor of Social Work, University of Regina at Yukon College

Caribou Research and Management Award $1,000
Laura Hebert, Masters Candidate, Natural Resources Management, University of Manitoba
Knut Kitching, Masters Candidate, Geography, McGill University

Research Support Opportunity in Arctic Environmental Studies
Alison Cassidy, PhD Candidate, Geography, University of British Columbia