IDRC awards for graduate students

IDRC offers a variety of fellowships and awards to fund innovative work by Canadian and developing-country master’s, PhD, and post-doctoral students. This funding helps to build a solid research community in developing countries. It also gives a new generation of Canadians the opportunity to participate in international development by helping students in Canada conduct field research in developing countries.
 
Awards available to citizens of developing countries
Awards offered to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada
Awards available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and citizens of developing countries  

If you’re interested in applying for a fellowship or award, a full list of documents and forms can be found here.

Graduate Students

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Aaron Goodman

Award in International Development Journalism, Sri Lanka

Allison Goebel

Doctoral Research Award, Zimbabwe

Amanda Jones

IDRC Research Award, Uganda

Amina Saban

African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, South Africa

Aminur Rahman

Doctoral Research Award, Bangladesh

Anne-Marie Ball

Botswana

Archana Dwivedi

Doctoral Research Award, India

Ariella Orbach

IDRC Research Award, Chile

Ashok Kumbamu

Doctoral Research Award, India

Ayesha Bhatty

Award for International Development Journalism, India
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Charting the future of Canada's humanitarian responseExamining the links between livestock ownership, gender, and food security Participating in markets can help improve women’s welfareMainstreaming gender issues in livestock researchImproving women's participation in livestock markets

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While women make up more than 40% of the agricultural labour force in developing countries, they control less land than men and are less likely to use purchased inputs such as fertilizers. They also participate less in agricultural markets as a...
Charting the future of Canada's humanitarian responseExamining the links between livestock ownership, gender, and food securityParticipating in markets can help improve women’s welfare Mainstreaming gender issues in livestock researchImproving women's participation in livestock markets

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When they manage their incomes, women can increase their bargaining power, reduce domestic violence, and improve the nutritional status of their children. But it is often difficult for women to participate in markets because of limited mobility, the...
Charting the future of Canada's humanitarian responseExamining the links between livestock ownership, gender, and food securityParticipating in markets can help improve women’s welfareMainstreaming gender issues in livestock research Improving women's participation in livestock markets
Master's, PhD, and Post-Doctoral Students
IDRC funds researchers in the developing world so they can build healthier, more prosperous societies
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