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Philomathia PhD Scholarship in Water Policy

Philomathia PhD Scholar in Water Policy Approx. $CAD 40K per year for four years

Nov 19, 2015

Philomathia PhD Scholar in Water Policy

Approx. $CAD 40K per year for four years

The water challenges of the 21st century require a new generation of leaders equipped with the cutting edge training and skills to solve problems in science, technology and policy.  The Philomathia Water Project was established at McMaster in 2012 to link science and policy in response to the global water crisis.  The Philomathia PhD Scholarship will support international students conducting interdisciplinary research on water policy.  Successful candidates will participate in the UN University Water without Borders program.  Prospective international students should view the eligibility criteria and contact Dr. Dustin Garrick, Philomathia Chair of Water Policy to learn about the application process.

Potential themes include:

  Water security and global change

  Water security and international development

  Water allocation and property rights

  Transboundary water governance

  Adaptation to climate change in the water sector

  Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Contact:  Dr. Dustin Garrick at

Then follow application guidelines for a PhD in Comparative Public Policy in the Department of Political Science, see application and submit by Feb 1, 2015