U of S students land major scholarships

Nine U of S students studying in the social sciences and humanities have received scholarships and fellowships amounting to $645,000.

The scholarships and fellowships, awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), were announced Nov. 7.

Jennifer Budney, a PhD candidate in the Johnson Shoyama School of Public Policy, received  the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, totaling $105,000 over three years. Her research looks at how the policies and practices of public art museums affect innovation and particularly the museum's engagement with culturally and economically diverse audiences.

U of S SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships Program recipients are: 

CJ Bishop, College of Arts and Science, psychology ($40,000)

Glenn Iceton
Glenn Iceton, College of Arts and Science, history ($60,000)

Matthew Macneil
Matthew Macneil, College of Arts and Science, psychology ($80,000)

Kathrina Mazunik, College of Graduate Studies and Research ($80,000)

Colin McLaren
Colin McLaren, College of Kinesiology, sports psychology ($80,000)

Jennifer McRuer, College of Education, civic and environmental education ($60,000)

Theresa Papp, College of Education, educational administration ($60,000)

Claire Thomson, College of Arts and Science, history ($80,000)

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