The Watershed Evaluation Group at the University of Guelph in Canada is currently recruiting interested and qualified postgraduate students willing to study in the University.
The University of Guelph Scholarship will cover the fees of the selected candidates at the domestic rates for the full period of the Masters or PhD study.
Students will also receive well rounded training in the announced field and are as well open to employment opportunities in government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and consulting firms.
The WEM lab at the University of Guelph is currently recruiting Ph.D. or one MSc/MA students to join her research program on examining cost effectiveness of agricultural conservation programs. Students from all related disciplines such as geography, hydrology, ecology, economics, and forestry are welcome to apply.
Students will have flexibility in choosing a range of research topics from two streams corresponding to NSERC or SSHRC mandates.
For NSERC stream, students may choose research topics related to GIS-based watershed hydrologic and integrated economic-hydrologic modelling. Sample projects may include watershed modelling to identify critical source areas in agricultural landscapes for water quality protection, and to examine economic and environmental tradeoffs of conservation practices in agricultural watersheds.
For SSHRC stream, students may choose research topics related to institutional, economic, and social issues of agricultural conservation programs. Sample projects may include examining governance of agricultural conservation programs for improving Great Lakes water quality, and evaluating economic, social, and environmental implications of precision agriculture and conservation.
To be considered for the scholarship, you must:
- Hold a Bachelors degree in a relevant field such as geography, hydrology, ecology, economics, and forestry
- Meet the English Language requirements of the University of Guelph
- Meet the Masters or PhD requirements of the University
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The funding will be provided at domestic student fee rates.
Students will also receive well rounded training in the announced field and
They are as well open to employment opportunities in government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and consulting firms.
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
Experience and Relevant documents
Method of Application
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Wanhong Yang to discuss further. You can also send an email attached with your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for the programme.
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Deadline: Not Specified