Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
PhD Degree

Deadline: before 22 Feb 2019 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts May/Sept 2019

Brief description:

Each year, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation awards up to fifteen doctoral scholarships to Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related related to humanities and social sciences.

Host Institution(s):

Participating Canadian Univeristies

Level/Fields of study:

PhD Research Programme related to Social sciences and Humanities, specifically one or more of the following areas: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World and People and their Natural Environment

Number of Awards:

Up to 15

Target group:

Canadian citizens or permanent residents and international students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholarships provide $40,000 per year for three years; up to $20,000 per year for three years (as research and travel allowance), membership in a community of other Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows, all of whom are leaders and change-makers in their respective disciplines and sectors; and Leadership training from Mentors and Fellows.

Please see the official website for complete scholarship benefits.

Eligibility:

  • • Doctoral students already accepted into or in year one, two, or three of a full-time program in the humanities or social sciences whose work relates to one of the Foundations’ four themes:
    • Human Rights and Dignity;
    • Responsible Citizenship;
    • Canada and the World; and
    • People and their Natural Environment
  • • Canadian citizens, whether at a Canadian or an international institution
  • • Up to 25% of Scholars in a given year may be non-Canadians (permanent residents or foreign nationals) enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian institution

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed. 

Students must apply via the Foundation’s portal at https://trudeaufdn.fluxx.io/apply/scholars. Their registration is then matched with their school. Each university holds its own internal selection process to determine which applicants from their institution will be nominated for the scholarship. Please contact your university to learn about its internal selection process and deadlines.

The 2019 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholarship Competition opened on 3 December 2018. Each university has its own internal deadlines to select students whom it will nominate for the scholarship. The final deadline for universities to submit their nominations to the Foundation is 22 February 2019.   

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/doctoral-scholarships

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