IDRC Research Awards: An overview for  international students

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Posted on June 12, 2024


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IDRC Research Awards are available to nationals of developing countries who are enrolled in authorized universities to pursue master’s or doctorate degrees. The recipients of these grants are required to take part in a one-year paid program at IDRC, where they will work on the suggested research project.

A thorough overview of the IDRC Research Awards is provided here, together with information on the application process, grant value, eligibility requirements, and advice for applicants.

Eligibility criteria:

The organizing committee has established specific requirements for the scholarship. Candidates must be enrolled in a program that leads to a graduation degree or hold a graduation degree in order to be eligible. Applicants may be of any age, and there is no minimum or maximum age. Students from across the country and abroad are welcome to apply. Furthermore, those with incomes in the lower middle class are also welcome to apply.

How to apply?

The following procedures must be followed in order to apply for the scholarship:

  • Go to the university’s website.
  • Click on the “IDRC Research Awards” scholarship page.
  • Fill in your educational and personal details.
  • Upload supporting documents.
  • Wait for the application result.

Documents required to apply:

  • LOR
  • SOP
  • Resume
  • Research Proposal
  • Educational Results
  • Research Proposal
  • English Proficiency Scores

Selection criteria:

The university will choose how applicants for this scholarship are chosen. Depending on the candidates’ merit or performance, certain institutions might award it. Nonetheless, the basic selection criteria usually take into account a number of variables, such as:

  • Research Experience
  • Student Publications
  • Work Experience
  • Merit
  • Coursework
  • Report