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Geneva Association Ph.D. Scholarship [E5704]

Donor(s):The Geneva Association
Value:1 award of $30,000 payable over 9 semesters
  • Application for Admission
  • Apply By Letter
Deadline:April 15
  • Canadian-PR-PP
  • Non-Canadian-PR-PP

Selection will be based on high academic standing as indicated by grades and the strength of the proposed research statement indicating how the applicant’s particular focus of study relates to risk and/or vulnerability and their specific application in an economic, environmental, technological or organizational context. The award is renewable for up to three years subject to satisfactory progress towards completion of the degree and continued commitment to conduct research on systemic risk and vulnerability. Students must also submit a thesis proposal following the first year of study. A new recipient would only be chosen upon the completion of the multi-year commitment or in the event the current recipient ceases studies at the University of Guelph. Apply at time of application for admission, but no later than April 15th to the Chair of Political Science including a letter which outlines the candidate’s intent to write a dissertation on a specific topic related to systemic risk and vulnerability and its applications.

Students entering the full-time Ph.D. Political Science program with an A- admission average whose subject of study involves a primary focus on Systemic Risk and Vulnerability that links to one or both of the major fields of Comparative Politics or Public Policy and Governance.