Deadline: November 30, 2014 (to request required Penn endorsement)
The Trudeau Scholarship (http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/scholarships) provides up to four years full funding for a doctoral degree on one of four program themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World, and People and their Natural Environment for EITHER:
- Canadians to earn a doctorate at a foreign (i.e., non-Canadian) university, OR
- Non-Canadians to earn a doctorate at a Canadian university
Required application materials:
- Completed application form (Application form posted at http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/programs/scholarships)
- Three letters of recommendation, of which two must be academic. The third may be academic or professional
- Penn also provides a fourth letter of support for the selected nominees
- Materials due electronically to CURF no later than 11:00pm on Sunday, November 30
- Penn is permitted to nominate up to six students per year for this program
As soon as candidates have arranged for letters of recommendation, they should fill out the Recommendation Request Form for each recommender, and for each program to which they are applying.
Candidates who are currently enrolled Penn students should create a single pdf of the required application materials in the order listed above and complete and submit the application form at https://secure.www.upenn.edu/curf/form/fellowships-internal-application
Candidates who are NOT currently enrolled Penn students should create a single pdf of the required application materials above in the order listed above and complete and submit the application form at http://www.upenn.edu/curf/form/fellowships-internal-application-non-pennkey
All applicants must submit these materials in a single file in .pdf format. No other format will be accepted. To create a copy of your Penn transcript, go to Penn InTouch and print your transcript to pdf. (If you don’t have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer, download the free installer to obtain the free version of Adobe or use a Penn computer that has Adobe Acrobat installed.) “Print” and save each document as a pdf, then create a single pdf file as indicated above by navigating to Acrobat’s “File -> Create -> Combine Files into a Single PDF” feature.