ETS bursaries graduate studies

Excellence awards for ÉTS bachelor’s graduates who undertake graduate studies at ÉTS. These awards, financed by the donors of the ÉTS Development Fund (FDETS), aim to encourage bachelor’s graduates to continue into graduate studies at ÉTS.

Amount and duration

  • Master’s: $20,000 per year for two years;
  • Doctorate: $20,000 per year for three years.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be enrolled in an ÉTS bachelor’s program or hold a Bachelor’s degree from ÉTS, and be planning to enrol in a Master’s program with thesis or a Doctorate program;
  • Candidates who have begun a program of studies related to this bursary application are also eligible (see note);
  • Must have a cumulative average of at least 3.7/4.3 at the bachelor’s and the master’s level.  
  • Students who proceed directly from a Master’s into a Doctorate, or who plan to do so during the year, should contact the Dean of Studies Office (A-1700) about specific requirements or consult the attachment to the fact sheet.

Note :

  • Students who have begun their 1st or 2nd semester may submit an application.
  • Those who are in the 2nd semester must provide a reason as to why they did not apply in the previous session. The selection committee will decide whether or not to accept their application.

Selection criteria

  • Academic excellence (Master’s 55% / Doctorate 45%);
  • Research skills and potential (Master’s 35% / Doctorate 45%);
  • Communication and leadership skills (5%);
  • Recommendation letters (5%).

All candidates will receive an answer in March.

Documents required

Documents to submit electronically

  • Application form in “My ÉTS”. Available in January 2019;
  • Documents to send by email to the dean of Studies Office :
    • Transcripts of marks for all university studies (other than at ÉTS);
    • Two signed letters of recommendation on official letterhead (sent by respondent to the Dean’s Office). It is suggested that one of the recommendations come from the thesis supervisor;
    • Financial commitment form from the thesis supervisor or co-supervisor (available on the Intranet, because it’s the supervisor who submits the form).
Study program Bachelor
Legal status Canadian citizen
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The annual competition takes place in the winter semester.

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Guides and forms
Choice of respondents
Activation form (for recipients)
Bursary Holder's Guide 2018-2019