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SSHRC Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) Scholarship Initiative

To help support the development of defence and security scholars, MINDS has partnered with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to deliver the Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) scholarship initiative.  

MINDS is committed to fostering the next generation of security and defence scholars in the Canadian academic community and encouraging a strong Canadian knowledge base in contemporary defence and security issues. 

There are four streams of funding under this initiative:

  • MINDS Initiative Postdoctoral Fellowships, valued at $45,000 per year for a maximum of two years
  • MINDS Initiative Doctoral Awards, valued at $35,000 per year for a maximum of three years
  • MINDS Master’s Scholarships for Indigenous Students, valued at $17,500 for one year (for recipients of a SSHRC-funded Canada Graduate Scholarships—Master’s award)
  • MINDS Scholarship Initiative supplements, valued at $10,000 for one year
     

Application Procedures

Please refer to the SSHRC website for application criteria.

Eligibility Requirements

Please refer to the SSHRC website for eligibility information. 

Evaluation Criteria

Please refer to the SSHRC website for evaluation criteria.

Annual Value

$45,000 CAD per year for a maximum of 2 years