Thursday, November 23, 2017

IVADO Excellence Graduate Scholarship, Canada 2018

Deadline: 15/12/2017 Degree: Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The goal of the excellence scholarship program is t... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 15/12/2017

Degree: Masters, PhD & Research

Scholarship Description: The goal of the excellence scholarship program is to support promising students in their training as future highly qualified personnel (researchers, professors, professionals) and more generally, future actors in the field of data science, mainly in IVADO members’ areas of excellence: operations research, machine learning, decision sciences.

Eligibility:

A. For the students:
MSc and PhD students enrolled or planning to enrol in a program at HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal, McGill University or the University of Alberta.
Must have a first-class minimum average grade (3.7/4.3 or 3.5/4.00) over the previous years of study.

B. For the professor submitting the application (main supervisor)
Must be a professor from one of the institutions of Campus Montréal: HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal or Université de Montréal.
Professors from the University of Alberta and University McGill can also be supervisors, provided that they are also members of one of IVADO’s research groups (MILA, CIRRELT, GERAD or CERC data science).

Benefits:  Available scholarships include:

For Master students: 4 scholarships at 20k$ per year (including social benefits/taxes), for a maximum of six sessions or two years
For Doctoral students: 6 scholarships at 25k$ per year (including social benefits/taxes), for a maximum of 12 sessions or four years
Funding will be renewed every year upon request from the supervisor(s):


Application: The elements of the application are:

CV of the candidate
CV of the supervisor(s)
A maximum of three support letters (there is no minimum)
Grade transcript of previous sessions
The application must be sent via e-mail CCed to the supervisor and the candidate, preferably as a single pdf file.

Scholarship Website: https://ivado.ca/en/ivado-funding-programs/excellence-scholarships/