Open to US Citizens & non-US Citizens
Deadline: January 8 2021
The Trudeau Scholarship provides three years full funding for a doctoral degree on one of four program themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada and the World, and People and their Natural Environment for either:
- Canadians to earn a doctorate at a foreign (i.e., non-Canadian) university
- Non-Canadians to earn a doctorate at a Canadian university
The Trudeau Foundation is currently reviewing the Scholarship with a focus on Inclusive Excellence and Engaged Leadership. Information on last year's competition is now posted. More information will be available when this year's competition launches at http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/doctoral-scholarships on November 15, 2020 (TENTATIVE)
Penn Deadline: January 8, 2021 (TENTATIVE)
Penn’s Application Process
The Trudeau Scholarship accepts nominations from institutions – students may not apply independently. To apply to be one of Penn’s nominees, you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of January 8, 2021 (TENTATIVE)
- As soon as you have arranged for three letters of recommendation, fill out a CURF Recommendation Request Form for each recommender. Two recommendation letters must be from academics, and the third must be from a referee who can speak to your leadership qualities.
- Complete the Trudeau application form, which is posted to the Foundation’s website in November.
- Complete Penn’s Request for Nomination application form. Here, you will upload a single PDF which combines your Trudeau application form and your unofficial transcript from Penn InTouch (and official transcripts from other institutions if you attended full-time or earned a degree at another university). If you do not receive an email confirming your submission within 4 hours, please IMMEDIATELY email firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure CURF has received your submission.
- Nominated students will receive further instructions.
Dr. Wallace Genser
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6224
Please call 215-746-6488 to schedule an appointment