The Rimouski Institute of Marine Sciences (UQAR-ISMER) at the University of Quebec is currently inviting applications from qualified international students for its 2020 ISMER PhD Excellence scholarship.
This scholarship program aims to recruit up to 10 new full-time students with diverse backgrounds who will begin their doctoral studies at ISMER in the fall 2020 or winter 2021 semester.Table of Content
The largest French-language university research institute in marine sciences in Canada, the Rimouski Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMER) brings together a large critical mass of researchers and students from various disciplinary backgrounds who are dedicated to discovery and advancing knowledge of coastal environments, with a view to sustainable development. Attached to the University of Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR), ISMER brings together a community of experts in biology, chemistry, physics and geology. They are particularly interested in the functioning of marine ecosystems with regard to c... read more
The scholarships, amounting to 20,000$ per year, will be for three years and would be awarded to selected candidates for the duration of the programme
These excellence scholarships are intended for students from Quebec, other Canadian provinces, or from around the world.
Interested candidates must:
Interested candidates must submit a complete CV (curriculum vitae; including scientific communications, scholarships, awards, expeditions, and so on), a motivation letter explaining the candidate’s path and how this path is in line with the proposed project and the Ph.D. program in oceanography at ISMER, all university grade transcripts, a letter of support from the professor responsible for the project, and three (3) letters of recommendation (including one from a research supervisor) in electronic format to the Program committee of graduate studies in oceanography at ISMER. ( [email protected])
Only complete applications that meet the criteria for this scholarship program will be evaluated by the selection committee after the application deadline. The final selection of candidates will be made during an in-person or remote interview. We support an equality program and strongly encourage women, people with disabilities, visible and ethnic minorities, and indigenous people to apply.
For more details, visit the scholarship website