Leadership for Life Institute - Bursary Fund

Colleen Mac Dougall Ph.D.
Leadership for Life Bursary Fund

Purpose: To support graduate research in psychology/pastoral care that advances understanding of, and applies a new lens onto, what lies at the core of our historic global dilemmas (e.g., power imbalances; "borders" and dimensions of cultural, racial, and religious identity; human rights and inalienable Rights). The research will identify developmental issues that, in being avoided, have arrested our hopes for global harmony, and must now be "grown up."

The Candidate: You are presently enrolled in a Master’s or a Doctoral level of studies in psychology or pastoral care at a recognized college or university, and are progressing to the research phase of your program. You have completed at least 75% of your course work, have achieved excellence in your program standing, and you’ve honed your particular research question(s) in a way that integrates your personal sense of call, your advanced understanding of psychological and pastoral care principles, and global context.

Amount and Awarding of Bursary: The Bursary is funded through sales from my book, A Very Personal Leadership. Therefore, awarding of the Bursary will be consistent with funds received. The aim is to award an amount of at least $1000.00 per year. Granting of monies will coincide with the actual commencement of the student’s research process.

A copy of the book, A Very Personal Leadership, can be purchased through FriesenPress .

To Apply: Forward to the address below:

  • a statement making a strong argument for how your research can shed new light onto global relations and peace-building, and why you are personally drawn to invest in this research;
  • two reference letters, one from an academic source, the other from a person who knows your capacity to apply knowledge into real-time global context;
  • your most recent academic record from graduate studies

Send all documents by mail to:
Dr. Colleen Mac Dougall
101-2100 Ch. Georgeville,
Magog, Quebec
Canada J1X 7V6

You can also forward your documents by e-mail to:
Dr. Colleen Mac Dougall

Deadline: Deadline will be June 1st of each year. Students are encouraged to apply when their research proposal has been accepted, and their research process begun.

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