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 $40,000 per year for a maximum of three years​ and up to $20,000 per year for a maximum of three years as a research and travel allowance

Applications Open: Friday, November 15, 2019

Nipissing University Internal Deadline: Sunday, January 5, 2020

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:

For more information on how to apply visit:  http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/doctoral-scholarships