Cecil and Kathleen Morrow Scholarship

Award Value: $1850

A $1,850 scholarship has been endowed by Cecil B. Morrow in honour of his parents, Cecil and Kathleen Morrow (BA ’29).

The award is offered to a graduate student in Fisheries and is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Conditions of Award

  1. The work must be completed by August 31 two years after the award was made.
  2. The successful applicant provides as product a short paper for one of the IOF’s research publications, with the intention to submit later to the peer-reviewed literature.
  3. Photos of the research trip, with informative captions, will be submitted to the Institute’s social media channels.

To submit a proposal

Proposals should be no longer than 1,000 words.

Submit an email proposal and CV to iofmanager@oceans.ubc.ca, with the subject: Cecil and Kathleen Morrow Scholarship

The money will be paid as a lump sum by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. A budget is required in the proposal, and the money can be spent in any study-related fashion. The student is responsible for all tax implications.

Proposal submission deadline is: November 30, 2018


Previous Winners

Carie Hoover
Used the award to gather information on Hudson Bay ecosystems through meetings with field researchers and DFO experts, which will be used to build an ecosystem model using Ecopath with Ecosim.

Pramod Ganapathiraju
Conducted research on unreported catches from subsistence and small scale fisheries in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Robyn Forrest
Robyn Forrest used the award to do research at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Tasmania, Australia, comparing the predictions of two structurally different types of ecosystem model (EwE and Atlantis).

Brajgeet Bhathal
Investigated Indian fisheries with emphasis on effort and cost data and build ecosystem models to explore different policy options for fishery management in India.