Nihar and Mina Bose Graduate Scholarship in Economics

Award type: 
Scholarships, Financial need awards/bursaries, Research specific awards
Award description: 

An award, valued at a minimum of $1,500, will be awarded to a graduate student registered full time in the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need. Preference will be given to international doctoral students. If no suitable candidates are found, then the award can be given to international master's students, domestic doctoral or domestic master's students. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in economic theory or econometrics and to students who had previously been living in India. Interested students are to apply using the Graduate Student Award Application form found online and provide a written statement specifying how they meet the criteria.

Applications are to be submitted to Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Needles Hall by February 1. Final selection will be made by the Chair and Associate Chair/Graduate Officer in the Department of Economics.

This award is made possible by a donation from Prof. Sukesh and Mrs. Nandita Ghosh in honor of Prof. Ghosh's late uncle and aunt, Nihar and Mina Bose.

Value: 
$1,500
Value description: 

The value and/or number of Awards may change from year to year.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Must be a registered full time graduate student in the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo.
  • Preferences in order of priority are as follows:
    • Preference will be given to international doctoral students.
    • If no suitable candidates are found, then the award can be given to international master's students, domestic doctoral or domestic master's students.
    • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in economic theory or econometrics. (This should be demonstrated in the personal letter portion of the application). If no suitable candidates are found, the award can be given to students studying in any field of economics.
    • Preference will be given to a student who had previously been living in India.
  • Selection to be based on academic achievement as determined by the selection committee in the department of Economics and financial need, as determined through the completion of an award application.
Level: 
Masters, Doctoral
Program:
Arts→Economics
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Term: 
Winter
Application details:
  • Graduate Award Application
    • Complete the Graduate Student Award application
    • Attach required documentation (as per the application form)
    • Submit your complete application package to Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) by the appropriate term deadline below
Application deadline: 
February 1
Extended application deadline: 
Friday, February 8, 2019
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