Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship
Category(s): Application to SGS Required
Department(s): Anthropology, Biology, Biomechanical Engineering, Canadian Studies, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical and Computer Engineering, English, Faculty of Management, Forestry, Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies (IDST), Kinesiology, Law, Math and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Value: Up to $15,000 per term
Number: 1 or 2 annually.
Duration: one or two terms
The Scholarships are open to UNB Masters and Doctoral students enrolled in any area to support periods of intensive research or study in the UK which will benefit the student and their program of study. A call for applications will normally be made in the fall of the year preceding the term of study.
Apply: To the Dean of Graduate Studies with the following: (1) academic transcripts from all institutions attended, (2) curriculum vitae, including all awards, citations, publications, conference presentations, and the like, (3) a one-to-three page description of the applicant's plan for study or research in the UK. (4) a letter of support from the graduate supervisor or other qualified faculty advisor. (5) estimated budget.
Applicants must indicate other sources of funding for which they have applied or which they have received. Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed by the selection committee.
Selection: By a committee chaired by the Dean of Graduate Studies (non-voting), composed of Chairs or Directors of Graduate Studies from GAUs from which candidates have applied.
Selection Criteria: Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria (1) Academic Excellence (40%): Academic record, publications, scholarships and prizes, including rate of completion of degree programs. (2) Research Potential (20%): Relevance of previous academic and professional training to proposed research; significance of proposed research to field; evidence of originality, good judgment, critical thinking and initiative; and, where reasonable, evidence of ability to bring projects to completion within an appropriate time. (3) Communication and Leadership abilities (40%): Quality of written application, interview, teaching evaluations, mentoring, organizational abilities, community leadership, and involvement in university and/or professional organizations.
Deadline: Normally Autumn, annually. The School of Graduate Studies will issue a call for applications.
Location: UK, with preference for Oxford or London.
Awarding Agency: The University of New Brunswick
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Recommendation needed from faculty?: No
Full/Part time: Full time