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Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Description: The Trudeau Foundation Scholarships have been established to identify and support up to fifteen outstanding doctoral students who are doing compelling social sciences and humanities research related to the Foundations key themes:
  • Human Rights and Dignity
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Canada in the World
  • People and their Natural Environment
  • Value: $40,000 with a travel allowance of up to $20,000 per year.
    Scholarships will be tenable for up to three years.
    Eligibility:
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university, or
  • Be a Canadian citizen applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a foreign university, or
  • Be a foreign national [with a preference for candidates from the developing world] applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university.
  • Present a research project linked to one of the four themes of the Foundation.
  • Be nominated by a university.
    Finalists will be invited for an interview in mid-March 2014.
  • Application Procedure: Applicants to the Trudeau Foundation Scholarship must be nominated by their Department.
    Nominated applicants will complete the PDF application form, which also will include a personal statement of no more than two pages. The online application form is located in the website listed below.
    A complete application will consist of:
  • Completed application form.
  • A covering letter from the department head or designate giving rationale for the nomination.
  • Three letters of reference - two from academic referees, principally concerning academic achievements, and one from a non-academic referee, concerning the non-academic aspects of the application. The letters of reference must be signed and must clearly indicate the name and contact information of the referee.
  • Transcripts of all post-secondary studies, including CEGEP transcript for candidates who attended CEGEP in Quebec.
    The complete application package must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies & Research no later than November 18, 2013 at the address given below.
  • Website: http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/scholarships/applications
    Mailing Address: College of Graduate Studies and Research
    Attn: Heather Lukey, Director of Awards & Scholarships
    Room C180, Admin Bldg
    105 Administration Pl
    Saskatchewan, SK S7N 5A2
    Phone: 306-966-5760
    E-mail: gradstudies.awards@usask.ca
    Deadline: November 18, 2013

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