UBC Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program 2024-2025 in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Partial Funding
  • University of British Columbia
  • Masters, PhD
  • Data Science, Applied science, Modeling and control systems, Analytical technologies, Science of the environment, Hydrometallurgy +2 More, Electrolysis of molten salts, Aluminum metallurgy
  • International Students
  • Canada
likely in June 2024
UBC Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships.

UBC Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

UBC Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program 2024-2025 in Vancouver, Canada. is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters, PhD level program(s) in the field of Data Science, Applied science, Modeling and control systems, Analytical technologies, Science of the environment, Hydrometallurgy, Electrolysis of molten salts, Aluminum metallurgy taught at University of British Columbia . The deadline of the scholarship is likely in June 2024.

Degree Level:

UBC Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program 2024-2025 in Vancouver, Canada. is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at University of British Columbia.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Data Science
  • Applied science
  • Modeling and control systems
  • Analytical technologies
  • Science of the environment
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Electrolysis of molten salts
  • Aluminum metallurgy

Scholarship Benefits:

Partial funding for the scholarship is available, with financial support extending up to $18,000 per annum. This assistance aims to alleviate a portion of the financial burden associated with educational expenses, providing valuable support to the recipients throughout each academic year.

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Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to international students, Permanent Residents and Canadians.

About the University:

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a highly-ranked, research-intensive university located in Vancouver, Canada. As an international student, studying at UBC can be a transformative experience. The university has a diverse student body from around the world, offering opportunities to build friendships and networks across cultures. The faculty is world-renowned, with innovative and challenging programs of study. Additionally, the campus is situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, surrounded by mountains and oceans, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities. UBC provides a supportive environment for international students, with a range of services available to help students adjust to their new home, such as housing support, English language programs, and cultural events. Overall, studying at UBC as an international student is an enriching experience that provides access to exceptional academic resources and cultural experiences.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a first year Master's or first or second year Doctoral studies in 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarship is non-renewable and students who received the scholarship in the past are not eligible to apply again.

Eligible Research Areas

  • Aluminum metallurgy
  • Electrolysis of molten salts
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Science of the environment
  • Analytical technologies
  • Modeling and control systems
  • Data Science

The programme’s selection committee will consider any research projects in these areas.

Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a full-time study program for a graduate degree.

Application Procedure:

Before proceeding, verify your graduate program's internal application deadline. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Ensure your application package is submitted to your respective graduate program.

Required Application Materials:

  1. Cover Letter:

    • Include essential details such as student name, UBC student number, UBC graduate program, name of UBC supervisor, and referees' names providing letters of recommendation.
    • Important: Refrain from including any additional information beyond the specified items. Extraneous details will be disregarded.
  2. Proof of Enrollment or Acceptance:

    • Current UBC students can obtain proof of enrollment through their SSC account in 'Grades and Records' > 'Proof of Enrollment letters.'
  3. Research Project Description:

    • Maximum four pages, double-spaced.
    • Must include proposed timelines.
  4. Transcripts:

    • For UBC transcripts, the "Academic History" document printed by your graduate program is accepted.
    • For institutions other than UBC, only official transcripts will be accepted.
    • Ensure transcripts are up-to-date, printed in Summer 2022 term (if currently registered) or after the final term completed (if graduated).
    • Include the grading key/legend for each institution.
    • Transcripts in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by an official English translation.
  5. Letters of Recommendation:

    • Two letters from professors or researchers, one of whom must be your research supervisor.
  6. CV (Curriculum Vitae):

    • Up-to-date CV with no page limit.

Presentation Standards:

  • Minimum 10-point font for free-form documents.

It is your responsibility to ensure the submission of a complete, up-to-date transcript package as part of your award application. Adhering to these guidelines will facilitate a smooth application process for the Rio Tinto Scholarships.

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