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Trudeau Scholarship

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is an independent and non-partisan charity established in 2001 as a living memorial to the former prime minister by his family, friends, and colleagues.

Each year, the Trudeau Foundation names up to fifteen Trudeau scholars who are pursuing pressing social and public policy issues in the humanities and social sciences that affect the future of Canadian society.

Value:
 Up to $60,000 per year for a maximum of four years

Deadlines:
Thursday November 17th, 2016 in print and digital format to the School of Graduate Studies.

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 a PhD program at a Canada university

OR

​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 Foreign university

OR

Be a foreign national (with a preference for candidate 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 Canada university​

  • ​​​​​​Present a research project linked to one of the four themes of the foundation (Human rights and dignity, responsible citizenship, Canada's role in the world, and people and their natural environment​)

  • Be nominated by a university

How to apply:


Documents must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies on paper or in digital format​
Required documents:
  • ​Completed print or digital application​ form
  • Three letters of reference: 2 from academic references, principally concerning academic achievements AND one from a non-academic referee, concerning the non-academic aspects of the application.  Letters of reference must be signed and clearly indicate the name and contact information of the referee.  Referees may submit their letters directly to the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary studies, including CEGEP transcript for candidates who attended CEGEP in Quebec.
  • For more information:  http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/doctoral-scholarships
The funding selection committee will review all applications and submit 8 nominations to the Foundation.


 

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