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The Geoffrey F. Bruce Fellowship is designed to generate research recommendations that shape public policy related to freshwater resources in Canada.

Research projects should be rooted in the social sciences and contribute to interdisciplinary analysis and discussion of freshwater governance and policy in Canada.


  • $25,000 annually in fellowships to fund up to 2 graduate projects in Canadian water policy
  • Fellowships may be held for up to 2 years

Areas of Research

Examples of eligible areas of research include (but are not limited to):

  • aspects of freshwater as political, economic or strategic resource
  • transboundary water governance
  • water quality/quantity
  • water security
  • water export/sale
  • water privatization


September 30th, each year.