Trudeau Foundation Scholarships

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

(Changes to the competition coming soon) 

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


Contact your academic unit for deadline


Please see the Foundation website for full eligibility rules: Trudeau Foundation Scholarships Eligibility 

How to Apply

  • All McGill registered applicants apply through their McGill unit.
  • Hard copy of online application and all supporting documents submitted to your academic unit by deadline.
  • Create an account by clicking on the "Apply now!" link on the Become a scholar web page .

Required Documents

  1. Application Form - (simplified walkthrough from 2016!! ) 
  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: Letters should not exceed 2 pages.
    1. At least one (1) letter must be from an academic referee concerning academic achievements;
    2. At least (1) letter must be from a non-academic referee concerning your leadership abilities;

    3. The third reference letter may come from an academic or non-academic referee

For more information, please contact your academic unit or consult the Trudeau Foundation website