2013 Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship at Simon Fraser University in Canada

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Simons Foundation offers PhD Entrance Fellowship for one year commencing in the following Summer, Fall, or Spring. Fellowship is valued at approximately $12,000. One scholarship is awarded per year subject to available funding. Scholarship is targeted to a female student entering a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University, whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. The eligible applications should be submitted by February 15.. The Simons Scholarship is targeted to a female student entering a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University, whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. New students who began their graduate program in the current Spring term (January 1) are also eligible for consideration. The recipient of a Simons Foundation Doctoral Fellowship is eligible to hold other scholarships funded from SFU sources.During tenure of the award, the recipient must be registered full-time in a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award. If a recipient plans to register “onleave” during tenure of this award, a deferment of the scholarship must be requested in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Permission will be granted in exceptional circumstances only.. This scholarship is for pursing PhD degree.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The scholarship is provided for research work in different departments of Simon Fraser University that has potential for significant contributions to society.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on dedication to the subject matter;
· promise of outstanding achievement at the doctoral level;
· the proposed thesis research topic must be of an applied nature with potential for significant contributions to society;
· demonstrated understanding of the importance of the human dimension in the chosen field of research.
Benefits of the scholarship: Fellowship is valued at approximately $12,000.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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