Graduate Awards

In addition to these awards, the University supports graduate students through teaching, research, and service fellowships and assistanceships. For these, contact your graduate chair or graduate administrator for details.

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Value$40,000 with a travel allowance of up to $20,000 per year.
Scholarships will be tenable for up to three years.
Number offeredVaries
EligibilityThe 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
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. Present a research project linked to one of the four themes of the Foundation.
  5. Be nominated by a university.
Finalists will be invited for an interview in mid-March 2018.
ApplyNominated applicants will create an account on the Trudeau Foundation Portal website. The Trudeau Foundation will contact the applicant when the account has been activated.

http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/scholarships/applications

Applicants must ensure that their unit will provide a nomination letter to Graduate Awards & Scholarships for this competition. This must be written on unit letterhead, signed by the unit’s Department Head or equivalent, and emailed to Graduate Awards & Scholarships at gradstudies.awards@usask.ca by the deadline given below.

Application package:
  1. Completed online application form.
  2. 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. These will be uploaded to the applicant’s online application by the referee.
  3. Transcripts of all post-secondary studies, including CEGEP transcript for candidates who attended CEGEP in Quebec.
Graduate Awards & Scholarships
Room 116 Thorvaldson Building
110 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7K 5C9
E-mail: gradstudies.awards@usask.ca
DeadlineNovember 6 2017
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