Doctor of Social Science Support Initiative
The Doctoral of Social Sciences Support Initiative is designed to support research related to Indigenous or Metis peoples and issues, which features prominently as a cross-cutting theme at Royal Roads.
Once a year, applications will be accepted for one tuition-credit award of up to $3,000 renewable for each year of the 4-year program. Applications will be competitively reviewed. The award will be credited toward the recipient’s next scheduled tuition installment, and annually thereafter.
A complete application consists of a three page double spaced proposal briefly describing the area of planned research and the candidate’s life experience that prepares him/her to conduct this research. Please add "application for DSocSci Support Initiative - Research on Aboriginal Issues" to the top margin with your name on each page. This essay is an exception to the one-page competition rule and may be added to an In-Course essay as pages 2 to 4.
- enrolled in year 1 of the Doctor of Social Sciences program
- plan to conduct research on Indigenous- or Metis-related issues
How to Apply
- this In-Course Award is open to students who are (or will be) active in their program on the deadline date
- pending the availability of funding, the competition will run annually from June 1st to August 1st (closes 11:59pm PST)
- applications are submitted online through MyAdmin. A full list of awards in competition will be viewable upon login
- address eligibility criteria for all awards in that competition in one one-page essay with your name in top margin