Dr. Donald Baxter Scholarships in Global Food Security

The Dr. Donald Baxter Scholarships for Global Food Security was established through a $1M endowment from Dr. Patrick Man Pan Yuen, MD, FRCP(C), an alumnus from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine, class of 1964. Saskatchewan has one of the most highly innovative agriculture industries in the world.

The Baxter Scholarships reward achievement and recognize graduate students from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Hong Kong interested in research and study in areas including biology, plant sciences, soil science, computer science, genomic sciences, biotechnology, food health and nutrition, and agriculture and agri-food policy. 

Awards

  • 2017-18 academic year: one scholarship of $40,000 awarded
  • 2018-19 academic year: one scholarship of $40,000 awarded
  • 2019-20 and for 22 more years: two scholarships of $40,000 awarded 

 

Eligibility

  1. The student must be a citizen of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) or Hong Kong.
  2. The student must be registered full time in a graduate degree program or have been recommended for admission to a graduate degree program in the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.
  3. The student’s primary supervisor must be a member or associate member of the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan. 
  4. The student must have a minimum entrance average of 80%. 

 

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