The Ontario Trillium Scholarship was introduced by the Ontario government in November 2010. The aim of this scholarship is to encourage international students to purse doctoral programs at an Ontario university. The scholarship will also help Ontario universities remain competitive with top international universities. There will be 75 scholarships available each year and the first recipients will begin their doctoral studies in September 2011. The scholarship is worth $40 000 annually with renewal available for a maximum of four years.
Monthly Archives: November 2010
International Education Week will be celebrated around the world from November 15 to 19, 2010. There are over 100 countries participating and promoting this event. International education promotes diversity, tolerance, cooperation, communication, sharing ideas and people, and so much more. Many Canadian universities are celebrating by hosting presentations about studying aboard, exchange programs and international research opportunities as well as multi-cultural activities such as plays, films, parades, food demonstrations and map making.
Google Canada is funding the Anita Borg Memorial scholarship to encourage women in computing and technology fields. This scholarship is in honour of Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) who was a strong advocate of women in technology. Her legacy continues through The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference. To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must be female and entering her senior year of undergraduate studies or enrolled in a graduate program at a Canadian university. The candidate’s academic program must be in computer science, computer or software engineering, or a similar field. Recipients will be awarded $5000 for their 2011-2012 academic year and will be invited to visit Google for a networking retreat. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 1, 2011. For more details about Google Canada’s Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship and/or to apply, please click here.
The Keenan Research Centre is inviting applicants to a two year postdoctoral training program. This program focuses on health research, community interaction and mentorship. In order to be eligible, you must have completed a PhD or health professional degree by September 1, 2011. For more information and/or to apply, click here. The deadline is February 1, 2011 with successful candidates starting September 2011 (until August 2013).