Pierre Trudeau Foundation Doctoral scholarship in Canada 2021 (Fully funded)

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation welcomes applications for its domestic and international doctoral scholarship 2021-2024 in Canada.

The theme of Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2021-2024 Scientific Cycle will be Language, Culture & Identity. This theme will contextualize the leadership training offered to the 2021 cohort of Scholars. However, Scholars’ studies need not be directly related to this theme; This innovative model aims to help Scholars look beyond their areas the Foundation will seek the brightest emerging Scholars from Canada and abroad to receive this remarkable Scholarship, as has always been the case.

Through the Foundation’s leadership development program, these Scholars will learn from a new cohort of Fellows and Mentors, leading lights in their institutions and communities, under the scientific theme beginning in 2021, Language, Culture & Identity. The foundation is looking forward to applicants who demonstrate the greatest academic excellence and intellectual capacity, leadership and engagement, agility and resilience, and, importantly, a commitment to engaging with a plurality of perspectives.  

Duration: 3 years

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholars receive:

  • Tailored leadership training from our Fellows and Mentors, for each cohort of Scholars, notably in the context of our Institutes of Engaged Leadership.
  • Opportunities to acquire greater proficiency in Canada’s official languages (French and English).
  • Up to $40,000 per year for three years to cover tuition and reasonable living expenses.
  • Up to $20,000 per year for three years, as a research, networking, and travel allowance.
  • Membership in a vibrant community of Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows, and lifelong membership in the Foundation’s alumni network.
  • Applicants must link their research to one or more of the Foundation’s Four Themes.
  • The scholarship is only for students studying full-time in a doctoral program.
  • Non-Canadian students who have been accepted or are in year one, two, or three of a full-time program in the social sciences or humanities at a Canadian university are eligible.
  • The Foundation prioritizes young researchers at the beginning of their professional careers and will also consider special circumstances that may have influenced a candidate’s academic and professional career paths.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of their strong academic performance and intellectual capacity.
  • Applicants do not need to be fluent in both official languages (English and French) to receive the Scholarship.
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Application Process

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Application Deadline: January 5, 2021.

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