University of British Columbia 2021 Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program: As part of its ongoing 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.
The University of British Columbia Information
Established in 1908, The University of British Columbia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Vancouver (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kelowna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of British Columbia (UBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.
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
- 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.
Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student
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)
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.