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Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (January 15, 2020)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Amount: 40,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education


  • School of Graduate Studies

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarships in the humanities and social sciences are the only one of its scope and stature in the country. Each year, the Foundation awards up to fifteen scholarships to Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related to one of its four founding themes:

  • Human Rights and Dignity;
  • Responsible Citizenship;
  • Canada and the World; and
  • People and their Natural Environment.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholars are outstanding students who are interested in growing in a multidisciplinary learning environment and in addressing important questions for Canada and the world.

Eligibility: entering, 1st, 2nd or 3rd year, full time PhD students
Value: $40,000 + $20,000 trave/research allowence
Internal Deadline: January 15th

Complete the online application form by the internal deadline above to be considered for nomination by the University.

For more guidelines and the application, please visit the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation website.