University of British Columbia Scholarship

University of British Columbia Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship 2021-22: As part of its on-going commitment to innovation and research, Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto’s activities in mining.

Domestic and international students who meet the eligibility criteria (below) are invited to apply for the scholarships to study at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): The University of British Columbia

Scholarship Type: Partial Funding

Host Institution(s): University of British Columbia, Canada

Scholarship Worth: $18,000

Number of Awards: Not stated

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters and PhD)

Nationality: Domestic and International Students

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University of British Columbia Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship | ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a first year Master’s or first or second year Doctoral studies in 2020-2021 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.

Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply: Applicants submit their application package to their graduate program. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a full-time study program for a graduate degree. You need to see detailed application procedures at the official webpage (link below)
  • Application Documents: This should include; Cover letter listing: Proof of enrollment or acceptance; official academic records; Two letters of recommendation and Up to date CV (no page limit)
  • Application Deadline: Varies (Applicants must check with their graduate program regarding their program’s internal application deadline).
  • Visit the Official Website for Further Details.