Five young scholars win CASC scholarships

Five students were selected among several applications for the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation scholarships this year.

• Jayne Bergeron from Carleton University received the $3,000 Amy and Tim Dauphinee Scholarship to support her research on women’s empowerment through the production of fair trade coffee in agricultural co-operatives in Tanzania.

• Caterina Bettin from Saint Mary’s University received the $1,000 Alexander Fraser Laidlaw Fellowship for her research on women in executive positions in the co-operative financial sector

• Kenji Tokawa from the University of Ottawa received the Lemaire Co-operative Studies Award for his contribution towards advancing the study of co-operative law.

• Chantal Hanson from the University of Ottawa received the second Lemaire Co-operative Studies Award for her involvement with the NORANDINO co-operative in Peru.

• Kiran Pal-Pross from the University College of Cork in Ireland received the third Lemaire Award for her application of the co-operative model to the provision of medical marijuana in Canada.

Congratulation to all the winners! To access the full article, follow this link.

The call for applications for the 2015 CASC Scholarships will be launched in January 2015. For more information, contact Brendan Denovan at bdenovan@canada.coop.

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