Cecil and Kathleen Morrow Scholarship

Award value estimated to be: $2250*

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

The award is made on the recommendation of the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Please note: preference will be given to international travel.

Application documents

All are Word documents

Deadline: May 13, 2024

2023 Winner

Shabnam Shadloo (PhD, OCF)

2022 Winner

Isabella Morgante (PhD, OCF)

2021 Winner

Julia Fast (MSc, OCF)

2020 Winner

Karly McMullen (MSc, OCF)

Previous Winners

Katie Florko
Used the award to travel to the field site in Churchill, Manitoba to participate in collection of data from monitoring studies (telemetry and body condition) and subsistence harvest (fitness) of polar bears and ringed seals to gain insights on concurrent habitat use, condition, and fitness under variable sea ice regimes.

Patricia Angkiriwang
Used the award to travel to Tla’amin, B.C., to meet with coastal First Nations community to develop and visualize scenarios of how adaptation options may moderate climate change effects on marine B.C. fish stocks and how this could consequently affect the diet and nutritional health of the Tla’amin Nation, as well as other coastal B.C. First Nations and Indigenous communities who may be impacted by the consequences of our changing oceans.

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. | Paper |

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

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).| Paper |