University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies is offering Connaught International Scholarships for PhD students. Approximately 20 Connaught International Scholarships for Doctoral Students will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must be new international applicants who have or will be offered admission to full-time doctoral or doctoral-stream programs within the funded-cohort.
The Connaught International Scholarships for Doctoral Students provides financial support to outstanding international doctoral students and assists Graduate Units in recruiting and supporting top international graduate students.
Nominees must be new international applicants who have or will be offered admission to full-time doctoral or doctoral-stream programs within the funded-cohort.
-Nominees must begin their program in the 2013-2014 academic years (no later than fall 2013).
-Nominees must not have been previously registered at UofT.
Number of award(s)
Approximately 20 Connaught International Scholarships for Doctoral Students will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Value and Duration
The effective value of the Connaught Scholarship is $35,000 total (including tuition and incidental fees), and the scholarship is renewable in the same form throughout for the duration of the funding package.
-The graduate unit will cover the cost of tuition at the domestic student rate as well as the normal minimum funding in the graduate unit of $15,000 or higher (using a combination of Research and Teaching Assistantships, UofT Fellowships, etc.).
-Under the Connaught Scholarship Program, the Graduate Awards Office exempts the student from international-tuition-fees (bringing the tuition-fee down to the domestic rate)
-The Connaught Program will provide “top-up” funding to bring the total funding amount to $35,000.00 from the normal minimum in the graduate unit.
-Scholarships will continue in the same form throughout the normal period in the funded
cohort (i.e. 4 or 5 years, according to individual units).
How to Apply
To apply to this scholarship students should apply to an eligible graduate program at University of Toronto – in order to do this, they must follow the admission instructions on the website of the university dept. they’re interested in.