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This scholarship is offered to a Canadian architectural student to pursue postgraduate studies outside Canada, ideally in Denmark, Norway, Sweden or Iceland.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must be:

  • an architecture graduate of a Canadian university, postsecondary art institution or training school
  • a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status, as defined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • pursuing graduate studies in a country other than Canada.
  • You do not need to be living in Canada when you apply
  • You cannot apply to this award for a program of graduate studies that has already been completed before the program deadline.

Assessment

Peer evaluation is fundamental to the Canada Council’s decision-making process. A peer assessment committee, composed of experienced professionals selected by the Canada Council for their expertise in their field of practice, will assess the eligible applications. Committee members will also be selected with consideration to fair representation of artistic specializations, Canada’s two official languages, Indigenous peoples, Deaf and disability communities, gender, age and the cultural and regional diversity of Canada. All peer assessment committee recommendations are final.

Criteria

The peer assessment committee will evaluate your application based on its comparative merit in relation to the other applications in this national competition, and the potential impact on your professional career.

Submission

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter from the institution you are attending confirming your attendance
  • a letter of recommendation
  • description of artistic interests, course of study and impact on your career portfolio of digital images.
  • The total maximum file size including attachments is 25 MB. 
  • Send your completed application as 1 email on or before the deadline date by 11:59 pm (local time) to [email protected]

Application Preparation

  • The Canada Council will make decisions about your eligibility based on the information you provide.
  • You are responsible for providing all the information and support material requested.
  • The Canada Council is not responsible for the loss or damage of material submitted.
  • Submit only the material requested. Extra material will not be shown to the peer assessment committee.
  • Carefully choose your support material as committee members have limited time in which to review each application.
  • It is important to inform the Canada Council of any changes to your contact details. If you have an account in the Canada Council’s portal, please update changes directly through your account.

Prize

  • Value: $5,000
  • The prize funds will be available for your use for 3 years following the competition deadline date that you apply to. The end of this 3-year period is the expiry date of your award.
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