Funded Scholarship 2018 in Canada

Fully Funded Scholarship 2018 in Canada

Fully Funded Scholarship 2018 in Canada by University of Alberta. The University is delighted to offer its Killam Trust Scholarships to pursue doctoral programme or thesis research during the fall and Winter Terms. The scholarship is exclusively open to international students. The aim of the scholarship is to support international students who have completed at least one year of graduate work (master’s or doctoral level) before the start of tenure; tenure may begin on May 1st or September 1st. The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.

Scholarship

$35,000 a year, in addition to the International Graduate Student Differential Fee associated with registration in 18 fee index units (or equivalent) in courses or thesis research during the Fall and Winter Terms, or in Thesis 919, if applicable, or with the annual program fee as determined by the date of admission to the doctoral program. Recipients receive a certificate acknowledging their award. Subject to renewal in year two of the award.

Eligibility

  • Offered to outstanding students registered in, or admissible to, a doctoral program.
  • No restrictions on citizenship.
  • All fields are eligible for funding.
  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate work (master’s or doctoral level) before start of tenure; tenure may begin on May 1st or September 1st.

Note: As the Killam Scholarship is offered for a two-year period (subject to review after the first year), you should anticipate being registered in your doctoral program for at least 18 months (as of May 2018) and you should have completed no more than 48 months in the doctoral program as of December 31, 2017 to apply.

Application Procedure

  • Students complete the combined Killam and Andrew Stewart Awards application form and submit supporting documents to their department.
  • A complete Killam and Andrew Stewart Awards Application includes:
  • For Applicants: Killam and Andrew Stewart Applicant Instructions.
  • Killam and Andrew Stewart Application Form.
  • Two Letter of Reference to Support Application for Graduate Awards.
  • Transcripts (if you have attended institutions other than the University of Alberta, copies of official transcripts are acceptable.
  • Please request these well in advance from your department or the department may request it from FGSR, if necessary)

Official Link

Deadline: 15th February 2018