Applications are invited for GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships to pursue PhD degree in Canada. Application is open for local and international students for this scholarship in 2018.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : January 2018 intake: 15 September 2017.

September 2018 intake: 15 February 2018.

Study in :
Providers : University of Saskatchewan
Course Level :  PhD
Field of Study : The proposed PhD research program should be in alignment with at least one of the GIWS themes and GWF research areas, under the supervision of a faculty member of the Global Institute for Water Security.

Benefits for GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships:

At least 10 awards valued each at $45,000 per year (up to 3 years).

There are no service expectations while on GWF PhD Excellence Scholarship.

The award can be supplemented (by up to $25,000) in cases where a successful applicant holds other awards/ scholarships (internal or external to U of S).

Number of Scholarships: Up to 10 scholarships are available.

Eligibility for GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships:

Open to a Canadian and international student who is entering a PhD program for the first time at the University of Saskatchewan. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have an entrance GPA of at least 85% or equivalent;
  • Show evidence of previous research productivity as demonstrated by authorship of refereed journal publications and conference presentations/publications.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have an entrance GPA of at least 85% or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command over English language.


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