Student funding and grants

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Alina Sobolik & Malcolm Thomson at the 17th Claremont-UC Undergraduate Confrence on the EU.

 

The European Studies program (EUS) provides grants to graduate and undergraduate students with funding from the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE). For the past several years, students have been conducting field work and attending conferences in Europe that pertains to EU integration topics, or participating in experiential learning programs such as the EU Study Tour and Internship Program. (EUS 390A) thanks to the grant funding available through the JMCE.

Note: Students who receive graduate resarch grants must present their research upon returning to UVic.

Apply for grants here, and email your completed application to eusprog@uvic.ca.

Review the list under UVIC Travel Grants for other funding sources and student travel grants. 

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Past Grant Recipients

2019

2019 student funding:

The following students received $1,000 to fund their participation in the 17th Claremont-UC Undergraduate Conference on the European Union, April 3-5 2019:

  • Malcolm Thomson
  • Alina Sobolik

From approximately forty submissions their research papers were published in the Claremont Undergraduate Journal. Malcolm’s paper on European Central Bank Country Specific Recommendations was awarded the outstanding paper award and was published in the conference journal.

The PhD candidate, Franziska Fischerea, received $1,500 to fund her participation as a presenter at the NORA 2019 Conference on Border Regimes, Territorial Discourses and Feminist Politics, hosted by the Institute for Gender Equality and Difference (RIKK) at the University of Iceland, May 22-24 2019.

The post-doctoral researcher, Tatiana Shaban, received $1460 from the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Victoria for the organisation of a one day international workshop “EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood” at the National University of Cherkasy, Ukraine on 22 November, 2019. The event was organized jointly with the National University of Cherkasy and co-funded by UACES.

 

The following students received $2,450 towards their participation in the EU Study Tour:

  • Aneesha Khaira
  • Elyse Kim
  • Flamur Gruda
  • Jasmine Pathak
  • Malcolm Thomson
  • Sarah Grunert
  • Shannon Rabey

Alina Sobolik received $1,400 in mobility funds to attend the 2019 Tour for the second consecutive year.  

2018

2018 student funding:

The following students received €1000 for EU integrated research projects in Europe:

  • Taiwo Afolabi
    Jennifer Harkins

Post-doc recipient, Dr Valerie d'Erman, received €850 to fund her participation as a Discussant in the CES 2018 conference in Chicago, March 2018.

The following students received €850 towards their participation in the EU Study Tour:

  • Eric Buhne
  • Myim Kline
  • Daphne Lewarne
  • Ben Lukenchuk
  • Nick Sociedade

2017

2017 student funding:

The following students who received €1000 for research projects in Europe:

  • Jesse Baltutis
    Tatiana Shaban
    Kanika Varma

The following students received €850 towards their participation in the EU Study Tour:

  • Matthew Bergin
  • Sarah Broitman
  • Anna Dodd
  • Victoria Shin
  • Stephanie Siddon
  • Anna Thompson
  • Elena Trenholm
  • Ari Tsetsekas
  • Joel Toorenburgh

2016

2016 student funding:

In 2016, the EUCE offered a graduate field study grant to:

  • Keith Cherry, PhD Candidate, Law

The following undergraduate students received funding for the EU Study Tour:

  • Mackenzie Carr
  • Kadiatou Diallo
  • Rijk Eric Mollema
  • Alex Niketas
  • Daniel Wiche

2015

2015 student funding:

The 2015 winners of EUCE grants were:

  • Tatiana Shaban
  • Ray Illsley
  • Stephen Fielding
  • Meghan Casey
  • Devon Harlos

2014

2014 student funding:

In 2014, the following students received research funding from the JMCE and the EUCE:

  • Bryan Benner (MA Candidate, Department of Sociology)
  • Anastasia Chebakova (PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science)
  • Graham Crouch (PhD Department, Department of Political Science)
  • Ivan Dumka (PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science)
  • Alexander Gunn (PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science)
  • Stephen Fielding (PhD Candidate, Department of History)
  • Tatiana Shaban (PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science)
  • Dylan Trerice (MA Candidate, Department of French)
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