Strong finish to 2015 for the members of the EDGES team! Earlier this Fall, Nicole Wilson received the prestigious Vanier Graduate Scholarship. More recently, both Scott McKenzie and Emma Luker received the International WaTERS Graduate Fellowships which will fund their research projects in South Africa. Emma also received the SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement which will support her Master’s research. Scott was awarded the C.D. Howe Graduate Fellowship in Public Policy and Walter W Jeffrey Memorial Scholarship for Water Resources.
Lucy Rodina received the SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement as well the Liu Institute‘s Bottom Billion award which funds research in developing countries. Lucy will use these awards for fieldwork in South Africa in 2016. Last, but not least, Sameer Shah started the PhD program at IRES after successfully completing his Master’s.
Congratulations to everyone!