Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PhD)
Testing the 'Lehman Sisters' Hypothesis' - How the organizational culture and sex composition of finance firms affects assessments of risk.
Offer by the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research, the Bertram Scholarships promote Canadian-based research on corporate governance and build Canada’s corporate governance research capacity by encouraging the next generation of young scholars. Each year the Bertram Scholarships support the research of the country’s most promising senior PhD candidates (doctoral students) at universities across Canada conducting research into organizational governance as part of their doctoral research project.
To qualify for a Bertram Scholarship, you must be a full-time student registered at a recognized Canadian university in September 2020. You must be a senior doctoral student undertaking studies that include significant original, autonomous research that leads to the completion of a dissertation or major scholarly publication. You must not have exceeded the allowable number of years already spent in doctoral study, as set out by your university. You must not have previously been awarded a Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Award or Bertram Scholarship.
To qualify for the scholarship, the doctoral research project should focus on a topic directly related to organizational governance, including for example
The following are examples of relevant topics, although by no means an exhaustive list:
For further details on the Bertram Scholarship, including application procedures, please visit the CFGR website: http://www.cfgr.ca/research-grants/how-to-apply.php. Questions about this scholarship should be directed to CFGR.
Note: to obtain the "signed letter from an appropriate university official" for your application package, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.