Funding Programs

To help build research capacity across the broad domains of crime, justice and corrections, the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Sciences and Justice Studies offers various types of research funding for graduate students and faculty.

Student Funding:

  1. Scholarships of up to $18,000 per year are available to current University of Saskatchewan graduate students or those who have been accepted for admission to a graduate program for the upcoming school year. Receipt of this award involves a work commitment of up to 10 hours per week, half of which is devoted to the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Sciences and Justice Studies, and the remaining half to the student’s (sponsor’s) home department for an assignment of duties. Please note that scholarships will be unavailable for the 2017-18 academic year.
  2. Research Awards of up to $6,000 are available to current University of Saskatchewan graduate students who are in need of financial support to help cover the direct costs of their research activities. The next deadline for applications is October 27, 2017 at 12noon. Announcement of successful applications will follow in November.

CFBSJS Postdoctoral Fellowship:

The Centre currently has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. Contact forensic.centre@usask.ca for more information.

Faculty Funding:

Research support for faculty by way of Research Development Grants of up to $10,000 are available to pursue research that investigates a law, crime, justice and/or corrections topic from social science, health science, legal, management or interdisciplinary perspective. The next deadline for applications is October 27, 2017 at 12noon. Announcement of successful applications will follow in November.