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Competition Details

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Goes By: Trudeau Scholarships

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

Supports doctoral candidates pursuing research (at a Canadian university or as Canadian citizens) on one of the Foundation's four themes: human rights and dignity, responsible citizenship, Canada in the world, and people and their natural environment.

The Trudeau scholarship is Canada's most prestigious doctoral award in the social sciences and humanities. Applicants in other disciplines whose work is relevant to the Foundation's themes are also eligible to apply. Each year, the Foundation awards scholarships to up to fifteen doctoral students from Canada or abroad who have achieved high academic excellence and who demonstrate an interest in public policy and a willingness to learn in an interdisciplinary setting.

Deadlines are typically in December, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline

Award Value

Each scholarship is valued at $60,000 annually for up to three years, including $20,000 annually to support research-related travel.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



Campus Nomination Required Yes

Last updated: July 19, 2022

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