Value & Duration
The annual value is up to $60,000 per Scholar (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) for up to 3 years
Deadline (online application)
01 December 2023 at 5:00pm (EST)
- Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences
- Carry out their doctoral research in relation to one or more of the Foundation’s Four Themes
- Be a Canadian student currently registered or accepted in a doctoral program full-time in Canada or internationally
- Be an international student currently registered or accepted in a doctoral program full-time in Canada
Candidates must be registered or accepted into a full-time doctoral program at the time they submit their application.
Candidates in 1st or 2nd year of a full-time doctoral program, ending at least in 2027 or later.
Please see the Foundation website for full eligibility rules: Trudeau Foundation Scholarships Eligibility
- Read the PETF webinar presentation slides
- Follow the step-by-step guide on the Trudeau Foundation web page.
- Create an account or log in by clicking on the "Application Portal" link on the Become a scholar web page of the Trudeau Foundation web page.
- There is no internal McGill selection process however you must inform your Academic Unit of your intention to apply.
- Read the PETF webinar presentation slides [pages 9-16]
- Academic Excellence and Intellectual Capacity
- Engaging with a Plurality of Perspectives
- Leadership & Engagement
- Agility & Tenacity
The Foundation is seeking Scholars who not only have a track record of academic achievement, but who also stand out for their agility, creativity, and engagement with difference
- Transcripts from all postsecondary studies: McGill transcript ordering information (for students from Québec DO NOT include CEGEP transcripts) Downdoable McGill Transcript KEY
- TWO (2) references:
- At least one recommendation must be completed by an academic referee concerning your academic achievements and potential. Both referees will be asked to comment and answer questions on academic excellence and intellectual ability, capacity to engage with a plurality of perspectives, leadership and engagement, and agility and resilience, in relation to your candidacy
For more information, please consult the Trudeau Foundation website or email: leadership [at] trudeaufoundation.ca