Sunday, October 29, 2017

Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships, USA& Canada 2018-2019

Deadline: 01/12/2017 Degree: Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International ... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 01/12/2017


Degree: Masters, PhD & Research



Scholarship Description: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional honorary society of 100,000 key women educators in 17 countries that promotes the professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. The World Fellowship Fund was established to provide opportunities for international women to pursue graduate studies in Canada and the United States.


Eligibility:


Applicants must:


A. Be a registered full-time Masters or Doctoral student at the University of Toronto;
B. Be a female student with a valid study permit (Citizens and permanent residents of Canada or the United States are ineligible);
C. Have achieved a TOEFL score, or equivalent documentation, that at least meets the School of Graduate Studies’ English language proficiency minimum requirements, unless English is the applicant’s first language; and
D. Not be completing their degree requirements in 2018. Award holders must be registered full-time in their program throughout the 2018-19 academic year in order to receive and retain the funds.


Benefits: The fellowships will provide $4,000 USD for one year.


Application: Application Package


A. Completed application form;
Application must be completed in English
A professional resume or complete curriculum vitae may be attached to the application form (500-word maximum, size 12 font)


B. Original or certified copies of official transcripts from all previous post-secondary studies, including  the University of Toronto transcript showing the applicant’s registration in the Fall 2017 session;
Certification/validation may be performed by the graduate unit. If the graduate unit is not able to certify/validate a transcript, it is each applicant’s responsibility to obtain and provide within their application package an original official transcript that was issued by the appropriate institution
Grading legends must be provided with every transcript. Copies of unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Transcripts should not be separately mailed or emailed to the Graduate Awards Office


C. Proof of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL score or equivalent). Applicants who have received a degree in the English language prior to commencing their U of T graduate program may instead obtain a letter from their U of T graduate unit confirming their English language proficiency; and


D. Three (3) confidential letters of reference (using the DKG Letter of Reference form) in signed and sealed envelopes. Referees (particularly those overseas) may email their completed DKG Letter of Reference form as a PDF attachment directly to graduate.awards@utoronto.ca by the application deadline.
The referees must be:
o    Teachers under whom the applicant studied or pursued research, or


o    Individuals who supervised the applicant in work related to their proposed field of study


At least one referee should be an academic and at least one referee should have supervised the applicant in a professional or work‐related capacity.


Scholarship Website: https://ims.utoronto.ca/event/2018-2019-delta-kappa-gamma-world-fellowships/