The Foundation for International Training
Up to $5,000.00
Number of Awards Available
One recipient annually
At the time of application, an applicant must:
Be a domestic or international graduate student
Be registered full-time in any doctoral or doctoral-stream program and will maintain full-time registration throughout the academic year immediately following the current competition
Demonstrate academic merit
Have achieved at least A- ("A-" = 80%) or equivalent in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent);
Or if the student has completed two years of graduate studies, the student must only demonstrate an overall average of at least A- ("A-" = 80%) or equivalent on all graduate courses completed.
Preference is given to students conducting research related to the development of government, civil society, and/or the private sector in Africa, Asia, the Americas, or the Middle East.
Application & Nomination Procedure
University-Wide Awards application form
Transcript(s), as per above
One copy of resume/CV
One copy of relevant paper or project
One page description of thesis in non-technical language; the introduction must state how the applicant's research meets this award's research criteria
One letter of reference addressing the applicant's academic merit from an academic supervisor/advisor or a faculty member familiar with the applicant's academic work (one page maximum).
Each applicant may contact their graduate unit for the exact application deadline.
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