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April, 2010 Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Parliamentary Studies

Summary: April, 2010
Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Parliamentary Studies
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Mike Burton is the
recipient of the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Parliamentary Studies. This
scholarship, in the amount of $20,000, is awarded annually by the Province of Saskatchewan for
graduate or post-graduate study of Saskatchewan politics and government at either of
Saskatchewan's universities. The scholarship is intended to encourage advanced study and
research in Saskatchewan government and politics and thereby strengthen parliamentary
institutions in the province.
Mike is in his second year of a Masters of Arts program, with a major in Political Science, at the
University of Regina. His advisor is Dr. Joyce Green and his thesis research is on Canada's
history of colonialism and Saskatchewan's role in the Canadian colonial context. He has been a
part of the University of Regina campus community since September of 2001. He completed a
Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Economics and Political Science. He was
extremely involved with the University of Regina Students' Union, serving as a Board member
for three years and a year as both the Vice President of Operations and Finance and President. He
was also involved in the Carillon, Campion College Students Union, the Economics Students
Association and the University of Regina Senate. In addition to his program, Mike is currently
working on campus as a Student Recruiter and is a Teaching Assistant.
When asked what this scholarship meant to him, Mike had this to say:


Source: Argerami, Martin - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina


Collections: Mathematics