Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
Deadline: 21 Dec 2021 (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts May/Sept 2022
Each year, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation awards up to fifteen doctoral scholarships to Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related related to humanities and social sciences.
Participating Canadian Univeristies
Level/Fields of study:
PhD Research Programme related to Social sciences and Humanities, specifically one or more of the following areas: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World and People and their Natural Environment
Number of Awards:
Up to 15
Canadian citizens or permanent residents and international students
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholarships provide $40,000 per year for three years; up to $20,000 per year for three years (as research and travel allowance), membership in a community of other Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows, all of whom are leaders and change-makers in their respective disciplines and sectors; and Leadership training from Mentors and Fellows.
Please see the official website for complete scholarship benefits.
1) You must be already accepted into or in year one or two of a full-time doctoral program, and expected to complete your doctoral studies in 2025 or later.
2) Your field of study is broadly related to the humanities or human sciences of direct relevance to the future of Canada; (please refer to the FAQ for more details and read up on past scholarship recipients)
3) Your doctoral work must relate to at least one of the Foundation’s Four Themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada and the World, People and their Natural Environment.
4) Be a Canadian citizen studying at a Canadian or foreign institution, or a non-Canadian (permanent resident of Canada or foreign national) enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian institution
Applications are currently closed.
Students must apply via the Foundation’s online portal. Their registration is then matched with their school. Each university holds its own internal selection process to determine which applicants from their institution will be nominated for the scholarship. Please contact your university to learn about its internal selection process and deadlines.
The 2022 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholarship Competition opened on 19 October 2021. Each university has its own internal deadlines to select students whom it will nominate for the scholarship. The final deadline for universities to submit their nominations to the Foundation is 21 December 2021.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/doctoral-scholarships