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MAIS Entrance Scholarships

The Master of Arts, Island Studies program at the University of Prince Edward Island has acquired funding to support students who wish to apply to our thesis program starting in September 2019. Successful applicants would receive up to $12,500 Cdn to support their studies in the first year, renewable for a second year based on continued strong performance.

In order to be eligible for this funding opportunity, students must be willing to choose a thesis research topic from among the following options:

  • Enhancing Rural Labour Markets in an Era of Rural Population Challenges
  • The Development of Prince Edward Island as an All-Seasons Tourism Destination: Lessons from other Cold Water Small Islands
  • An Analysis of Entrepreneurship on Prince Edward Island: A Case Study of [insert a sector here]
  • PEI as a Living Lab for Renewable Energy: The Preconditions for a Sustainable Future
  • A Longitudinal Analysis of Newcomer Entrepreneurs on Prince Edward Island
  • Stories of Island Repatriation: A Qualitative Analysis of Islanders Who “Lived Away”

We encourage potential applicants to find out more about the program or contact us at mais@upei.ca. Statements of Research Interest must speak to one or more of the specific thesis research topics listed above.

Complete applications received by March 31, 2019 would receive first consideration for funding. Final decisions are dependent on budget availability.

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