Arrell Scholarships for International Students at the University of Guelph Canada
Arrell Scholarships: The Arrel Scholarships for International students to study in Canada is currently open.
The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph is now accepting scholarship applications for students entering a graduate program in the Fall 2023 semester. The Institute is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding but also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well-fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable.
Brief Scholarship Details
Sponsor(s): Arrell Scholarships
Study Country: Canada
Academic Programme: Master | Doctoral (PhD)
Scholarship Value: $50,000 (USD) annually
Eligible Countries: International
Application Deadline: 21 February 2023
Value and Duration of Scholarship
Master’s – $50,000 per year for up to 2 years (6 semesters)
Doctoral – $50,000 per year for up to 4 years (12 semesters)
The scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s student account in three equal installments per year for the duration of the award. In exceptional circumstances, a one-semester extension may be awarded, subject to approval by the Arrell Food Institute.
Students entering a graduate program in the Fall semester following the application deadline with a minimum first-class (A-) admissions average, whose research aligns with the vision of the Arrell Food Institute, and who have the support of a prospective University of Guelph faculty advisor. In cases of extenuating circumstances, students may be able to defer the start of the award, subject to approval by their graduate program and the Arrell Food Institute.
Please refer to the OGPS admissions website for information on how to calculate your admission average.
The scholarships will be awarded following a selection process through which all application files will be screened and then reviewed by a scholarship selection committee based upon:
- Outstanding academic achievement;
- Relevance of proposed research and personal motivation to the vision of the Arrell Food Institute;
- Demonstration of commitment to public engagement, as evidenced in the CV; and an
- Interview with the scholarship selection committee for those applicants that are short-listed.
How to Apply
To receive the Arrel Scholarship, applicants must submit two applications. To be considered for an Arrell Scholarship, applicants must submit an application to a graduate program at the University of Guelph and an Arrell Scholarship Application.
Part 1: Submit a complete application for admission to a graduate program (including all required supporting documents) for Fall 2023 by the deadline:
- Applicants to the Arrell Scholarships must submit an application for admission to a graduate program at the University of Guelph with a plan of research that is compatible with the Arrell Food Institute’s vision (e.g. food security, plant science, consumer behavior, diet, and nutrition, etc.).
Part 2: Submit a complete Arrell Scholarship Application by the deadline. A complete Arrell Scholarship application consists of the following items:
- a statement of research interests and personal motivations (maximum 2 pages, references not included);
- a current CV;
- a letter of support from a prospective University of Guelph faculty advisor, which also confirms that the applicant will be accepted into a graduate program.
- Applicants are advised to seek support from a prospective University of Guelph faculty advisor prior to beginning the application process.
- The online Arrell Scholarship application will automatically send an email to your prospective advisor requesting their response.
- Please confirm with your prospective advisor that they have received the email and advise them of the response deadline (listed above).