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Trudeau Foundation Scholarships

Overview

Program Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
Value &
Duration
The annual value is up to $60,000 per Scholar (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) for up to four years
Deadline Contact your academic unit for deadline
How to Apply Hard copy of online application and all supporting documents submitted to your academic unit by deadline
Contact Please contact your academic unit or consult the Trudeau Foundation website
Who applies through McGill? All applicants apply through their McGill unit.

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, a student must:

  • 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
    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
    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;
  • present a research project linked to one of the four themes of the Foundation.

Required documents

  1. Application Form
  2. Original transcripts from all postsecondary studies: McGill transcript ordering information (for this competition, students must also include CEGEP transcripts when applicable).
  3. Three letters of reference (one reference must be non-academic in nature). Letters should not exceed 2 pages.