GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships

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The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) invites you to apply for the Global Water Futures (GWF) PhD Excellence Scholarship based at the University of Saskatchewan. This entrance scholarship is for first-time PhD candidates who are planning to be involved in a research program that aligns with GIWS and GWF areas of research.

Award Value

At least 10 awards valued each at $45,000 per year (up to 3 years).*

*The award can be supplemented (by up to $25,000) in cases where a successful applicant holds other awards/ scholarships (internal or external to U of S)


Canadian and international students entering a PhD program for the first time at the University of Saskatchewan with an entrance GPA of at least 85% (or equivalent).

Selection Criteria

Academic achievements (30%), research potential (50%), communication, interpersonal and leadership qualities (20%).

Application Process

Send application package consisting of a statement of purpose, curriculum vitae, letter of support from supervisor and three letters of recommendation to Phani Adapa (


January 2018 intake - applications due September 15, 2017
September 2018 intake - applications due February 15, 2018

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