Canadian organizations, students, and researchers are invited to apply for funding of up to $20,000 to organize and host training workshops for students, community members, and/or early-career marine researchers.
Please note the following requirements:
- Faculty associated with an application must be eligible to receive tri-council funding.
- Students and highly qualified personnel (HQP) who apply must have the support of their supervisor. Their supervisor must agree to open a university research account to receive the funds.
- Organizations and community groups who apply must have the support of a faculty member at a Canadian post-secondary institution. The faculty member must agree to open a university research account to receive the funds.
- Fifty percent of the funding will be awarded to the associated faculty member before the workshop; the remaining 50% will be granted upon receipt of a workshop evaluation report.
- The funding call is open for 2019-20 and proposals will be considered as they are received. We expect to fund a minimum of two training workshops per fiscal year.
- To be eligible for funding, workshops must have a clear focus on training and capacity-building and must advance MEOPAR’s Strategic Plan. The content must fit within one or more of the following themes: Ocean Observation; Forecasting and Prediction; Coastal Resilience; Marine Operations/Transportation; and Skills Development for Early-Career Marine Researchers.