Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation Fellowships for Excellence in Graduate Education
|Program||Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation Fellowships for Excellence in Graduate Education|
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Canada-Greece Relations
The value of the Fellowship is to cover travel, tuition and living expenses:
Students submit an application form and required documents to the academic unit where he or she will be registered at McGill.
*If on a weekend or statutory holiday, submit on the next business day.
Preference will be given to incoming students
The candidate must
- be a citizen of Greece
- have permanent resident status in Greece,
- be enrolled in a full-time graduate research program at McGill,
- hold a First Class CGPA as determined by McGill.
To qualify, candidates must submit a complete application package containing the following documents:
- The Application Form duly completed, dated, and signed;
- ALL university level transcripts. OFFICIAL transcripts with OFFICIAL translations for any that are not in English or French
- Copy of proof of citizenship
- Copy of proof of residency in Greece:
a) Research experience: abilities you have gained through your past research experience or relevant work experience;
b) Relevant activities: professional and extracurricular activities in which you are involved that demonstrate your communication, interpersonal and leadership skills;
c) Research career: discuss your career goals and how the proposed program will contribute to your objectives;
d) Special circumstances (if applicable): Describe any special considerations that may have had an effect of your performance or productivity (e.g. delays in research results, gaps in your experience or academic background).
- Summary of Research Proposal (1 page maximum);
|Academic excellence||As demonstrated by past academic results, transcripts, awards and distinctions; Academic record (first class average), Scholarships and awards held, Duration of previous studies, Type of program and courses pursued, Course load, Relative standing (if available)||50%|
|Research Potential||As demonstrated by the proposed research; its potential contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field, and any anticipated outcomes; significance, feasibility, and merit of proposed research, Scholarships and awards held, as well as by the applicant’s research history||30%|
|Personal Characteristics||As demonstrated by the applicant’s personal statement; candidate’s interest in discovery, and enthusiasm for research, leadership experience, academic and community involvement||10%|
|Recommendation of Academic Unit||As demonstrated by the nomination letter||10%|