Agibcona Masters of Mathematics for Teachers Awards

Award type: 
Scholarships
Award description: 

An award valued at $4,200/year, will be awarded annually to a part-time graduate student enrolled in the Master of Mathematics for Teachers program through the Centre of Education in Mathematics & Computing (CEMC) in the Faculty of Mathematics. Selection is based on current experience teaching in an Indigenous or northern/remote community in Canada. Preference will be given to a student entering their first year of the Master of Mathematics for Teachers program. However, if no eligible candidate is found, the award will be given to a continuing student who fits the award criteria.

This fund is made possible by a donation from Barry Ferguson & Angela Googh with the goal to support math education in northern, remote and Indigenous communities in Canada. The award was named in honour of the donors' ancestor, Agibcona. 

Value: 
$4,200
Value description: 

The period of this defined term award will be from 2020 to 2024. The first selection will be made in June 2020 and the last in June 2024. 

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • graduate students registered (or who will be registered) part time in Master of Mathematics for Teachers program through the Centre for Education in Mathematics & Computing (CEMC) in the Faculty of Mathematics; preference will be given to a student entering the program. If no eligible candidate is found, the award will be given to a continuing student who fits the award criteria.
  • selection to be based on candidate's current experience teaching in remote, northern and/or Indigenous communities in Canada
  • CEMC will select recipients, normally in late June
Level: 
Masters
Program:
Mathematics→Mathematics for Teachers
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Term: 
Spring
Application deadline: 
June 1
Additional instructions: 

Interested applicants must complete an application found on the CEMC website and submit it to the MMT program director by June 1.

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