Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science

TEPS Graduate Fellowships in Planetary/Exo-Planetary Science


The Technologies for Exo/Planetary Science (TEPS) NSERC CREATE program is seeking graduate student applicants for funding. TEPS is an interdisciplinary program which brings together researchers in planetary science, exoplanetary astronomy and those involved in instrument development across academia, industry and government. The term length of funding is 2 years for MSc and 4 years for PhD. Eligible MSc and PhD candidates are students that will be accepted for graduate studies at one of the participating universities between January 2017 and December 2017. In this cycle, TEPS has funding for 4 MSc and 2 PhD trainees.

The application package should include:

  • Names of confirmed supervisor and co-supervisor. Potential applicants are required to have their supervisors confirmed before submitting their application.
  • one-page (max) description of the research project
  • Transcript of academic records
  • CV, including a publication list
  • One Letter of reference

The applications and letters of reference should be sent electronically in pdf format to teps@yorku.ca no later than 3 February 2017. Results will be released towards the end of February 2017.

For more information about the TEPS program and for a complete list of participating institutions and potential supervisors, please visit teps.science.yorku.ca.

posted: 04 March 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.