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Robert P. Knowles Scholarship
|Value||Master's - $25,000/year plus tuition (2.5 yrs.)
PhD - $30,000/year plus tuition (4 yrs.)
$5,000 travel allowance, which may be used over the life of the award.
These totals are subject to change at the discretion of the Awards committee.
As outlined in the CGPS policy on Centrally Administered Funding, a student may not hold two major internal institutional scholarships at the same time, or a major institutional scholarship and a major external scholarship. A major scholarship is defined as equal to or more than $17,500 per year. Top-up awards and honorary scholarships at a reduced value may be combined with major scholarships. It is your responsibility to inform the College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies of any such funding that you are receiving.
Open to students entering or continuing full-time graduate studies in a M.Sc. or Ph.D. program engaged in research to develop or apply methods to create, identify or select superior forage, cereal, oilseed, or pulse crops for commercial agriculture.
|Donor||Dr. Robert P. Knowles, a world renowned forage crop breeder, had a 50-year distinguished career with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. As a result of his generous legacy, the University of Saskatchewan is able to award this scholarship (PhD or M.Sc.) through the Robert P. Knowles Scholarship Fund.|
Complete the online application at https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/Robert_Knowles_Scholarship.
Three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the student's academic work can be sent in confidence to email@example.com. Please ensure the referee includes the name of the scholarship and the student's name in the first paragraph of the letter.
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Robert Knowles scholarship application question.
|Deadline||The call for applications for this award is distributed annually in the Winter term.|