Attention students: March 31 is the deadline for submitting your application for the CASC scholarships, administered by the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA). Applicants must be Canadian citizens (studying in Canada or abroad) or foreign students studying at Canadian universities. Applicants must be pursuing research specifically related to co-operatives (including credit unions), and must include a description of their research project as part of their application.
The scholarships are funded by the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation, the Co-operative Housing Development of Canada and CCA. They are:
- The Amy and Tim Dauphinee Scholarship ($3,000 – graduate students only)
- The Alexander Laidlaw Fellowship ($1,000 – graduate students only)
- The Lemaire Co-operative Studies Award ($1,000 – for undergraduate or graduate students who are actively involved in co-operatives in a personal capacity and are also conducting research on co-operatives).
Submissions in English or in French are welcomed.
For more details about the scholarships, and to download the call for applications and application form, to go http://s.coop/1900k (English) or http://s.coop/1900l (French). You can also contact Donna Balkan at email@example.com for more information.