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Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
Three-year program to train creative and engaged leaders, equipping outstanding doctoral candidates with tools to share and apply their research in their institutions and communities.
Deadline to Apply:
Canadian Graduate Scholarships
Featured Award Recipient
Spencer Greening has a gift for balancing traditional Indigenous knowledge, research, language and culture with Western scholarship, politics and activism.
WORKSHOPS + INFORMATION SESSIONS
Virtual Information Session with the Foundation
|Monday, November 6, 2023 – 1.5 hour French session for Scholar candidates at 10:00 a.m. EST:||Nov 6 at 10:00am, Zoom →|
|Monday, November 6, 2023 – 1.5 hour English session for Scholar candidates at 12:30 p.m. EST:||Nov 6 at 12:30pm, zoom →|
How to Apply
Register for the Foundation's Application portal.Register on the site as soon as possible.
Go to Foundation's Application Portal →
Fill out the Application
Get in touch with your referees (2 are required - 1 must be an academic referee) - give them a deadline to complete before December 2nd, upload transcripts covering your entire post-secondary education in one PDF document.
Official transcripts are not required for your application, but you may be asked to provide official copies if your application is successful.
Suggestions for Reference Letters
Once you have entered the name and email address of your referees in the space provided in the application form, an email will automatically be sent to the referees, asking them to complete a predetermined referral form directly on the Foundation’s application portal. Referees must complete the predetermined referral form, which includes both narrative answers and numerical evaluations. We are no longer asking referees to upload their reference letter in PDF format on our application portal. We advise that you follow up with your referees to ensure they submit the completed form on time, by December 1, 2023 at 5:00 p.m EST.
Competition Timeline (Fall 2022 - Spring 2023)
|October 10, 2023
||Application period opens on Trudeau Foundation website
|December 1, 2023
at 5:00 p.m. EST
|Deadline to submit an application directly to the Foundation|
||Invitation to semi-finalists for Round One group interviews|
|February 20-23||Round One: Virtual group interviews and information sessions with semi-finalists|
|March 11||Invitation to finalists for Round Two individual interviews|
|March 27-29||Round Two: Final interviews with members of the Application and Nomination Review Committee|
|May 2024||Official announcement of 2024 Scholars|
You can download your SFU unofficial and/or order them through goSFU account. If you need any help with scanning or combining transcripts, our office can help by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org