The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarships in humanities and social sciences seek students who are interested in growing in a multidisciplinary learning environment and in addressing important questions for Canada and the world. The scholarships are open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents registered full-time in a doctoral program in Canada, or Canadian citizens registered full-time in a doctoral program outside of Canada.
- $40,000 per year for three years;
- $20,000 per year for three years, as research and travel allowance;
- Opportunity for a fourth year: writing or dissemination scholarship;
- Advice from a mentor from various spheres of Canadian public life, starting the second year of the scholarship;
- Development of leadership potential;
- Support from an outstanding community of scholars, fellows and mentors, and opportunities for interaction with 350 leaders and personalities in every sector of the humanities and social sciences;
- Involvement in lively exchange with other researchers or scholars and a keen interest in contributing to public dialogue;
- Collaboration with Trudeau mentors, fellows and scholars on interdisciplinary projects going beyond their own field of expertise;
- Sharing of innovative ideas at events organized by or in conjunction with the Foundation.
- Full-time first or second year students registered (or in the process of registering) in a doctoral program in the humanities and social sciences; and
- Canadian citizens or permanent residents registered full-time in a doctoral program in Canada, or Canadian citizens registered full-time in a doctoral program outside of Canada. Up to one scholar in four per given year may be a foreign national registered full-time in a doctoral program at a Canadian institution. This applies in particular to students from emerging nations.
Candidates must be nominated by the Canadian or foreign institution where they wish to study or are currently studying.
For more information, visit the official page.