Eliza Ritchie Doctoral Scholarship for Women

- The award is intended to attract outstanding female students into a Programme of studies leading to the PhD degree.

- To be eligible, students must have been accepted into a PhD programme at Dalhousie before applying for the scholarship.

-Scholarships will be awarded to Canadian citizens or permanent residents only; with preference given to candidates from the Atlantic Provinces.

-Award recipients will be identified by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship Committee.

-The general Dalhousie Graduate Award Rules are applied, except that the Award must be taken up upon commencing the first year of the degree programme.

-The Award is renewable, subject to an annual progress review (first-class standing required) by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship Committee.

-An award can be held for a maximum of 36 months of full-time study.

-One new award is made each year.

-The Award is valued at $24,000 (2007-2008) for a twelve-month academic year

-The Award is tenable only at Dalhousie University.

-Fees are not waived and must be paid out of the award.

-Application and annual renewal request deadline: March 15th.

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