Conrad Grebel Programs
- Peace and Conflict Studies
- Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
- Theological Studies
- Certificate Program in Conflict Management
- Church Music and Worship
- Mennonite Studies
Here's a list of available funding for Field Studies student:
In general, students whose Field Studies course proposal has been accepted may be awarded up to $2,000 available through PACS Internship funds. International placements are given priority, however smaller amounts may be available for a specific cost in a domestic placement. Awards are proposed by the PACS Administrative Group to the college's Scholarships and Bursaries Committee who make the final award. The following are the types of items covered:
There are other specific awards available. A student applying for a Field Studies course may also specifically apply for one of the following awards and if so, should show how they meet the criteria.
This award supports and promotes the PACS Field Studies program among students at CGUC and those pursuing studies at University of Waterloo. Financial support for students will also aid the work of the agencies for which they volunteer.
Recipients will be chosen using the following criteria:
This award supports the scholarly and field study work of students in the PACS program who promote peace and peaceful relations between people and nations.
The University of Waterloo also has several awards available to assist students planning to participate in international work or study experiences.
For a description of the various awards, see the descriptions in the University of Waterloo Undergraduate Studies Academic Calendar. Apply directly through the Student Awards & Financial Aid.
This program will award approximately 25-35 awards, valued at $1,250 - $5,000 each, and will be available annually for undergraduate students in any faculty who wish to participate in an international volunteer experience, an international co-op work term providing little or no remuneration, or an international field/work placement pursued as part of the academic degree. This award program will run for five years, beginning with the current 2009/10 academic year.
In 2011, PACS students Erika Toffelmire and Tim Ruppel who enrolled in Beyond Borders received Kavelmann-Fonn funding.
Interested students are asked to apply during the term prior to departure and award selection will take place each term. Learn more and submit the Kavelman-Fonn Foundation International Experience Award application form (PDF).
Application deadlines are:
Students for Development is a highly competitive program sponsored by CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency). Students can be assisted with up to $10,000, but only three such awards are available for the University of Waterloo each year. In 2007, PACS student Kathryn Deckert won this award. Please see the website for more details as there are changes each year.
The Ontario government has just announced that they will again be providing award funding for eligible undergraduate or graduate students completing part of their academic program abroad. The University of Waterloo has been allocated 91 OIEOS, valued at up to $2,500 each, for the 2011/12 year. Eligible experiences include academic study terms abroad, co-op work terms outside of Canada and international field placements required for degree completion. To be eligible for consideration, students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents (both Ontario and non-Ontario residents), they must have a minimum overall average of 70%, they must show financial need via the application budget (receipt of Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is not a requirement), and the international experience must be for a minimum of 4 weeks. Additional eligibility criteria can be found on the Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarships application form (PDF). There are separate deadlines for each academic term - July 22 for both Spring or Fall 2011 travel and November 15 for Winter 2012 travel.
The following organizations may offer assistance or funded programs. Please note that PACS takes no responsibility for external funders.