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SRK Canada Graduate Scholarship Program | 2020-2021 Academic Year

This program assists students undertaking mining industry related graduate studies including:

  • Mining and mineral process engineering
  • Exploration and mining geology
  • Hydrotechnical and geotechnical engineering
  • Hydrogeology and geochemistry
  • Tailings and mine waste management
  • Environmental science and engineering
Value: Up to $3,000 per term (fall, spring, summer)
Eligibility Requirements:
To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, an applicants must:
  • Be accepted to a scientific or engineering MSc or PhD program in Canada that is related to the mining industry
  • Have an appropriate undergraduate degree
  • Be legally entitled to study in Canada
Selection: Recipients will be chosen by a scholarship panel who may request short-listed applicants to present their applications formally.

Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement as evidenced by their academic record
  • Prior industry experience (if applicable)
  • Relevance of future studies to the mining industry
Recipients will be notified in early September
Application Procedure:
Compile an application package that includes the following:

a)    Brief resume (no more than two pages) including work experience details

b)    Academic transcripts

c)    Written statement (500 words or less) outlining

  • Topic and summary of the intended graduate research
  • Applicability of the research to the mining industry
  • Benefit to be obtained from the scholarship
  • Applicant’s desire to work in the mining industry
  • Other information the applicant considers relevant to their application

d)    Written recommendations (including contact information) by at least two university or other industry references

e)    List of other awards or scholarships received and/or applied for

Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the university. The recipient must provide evidence of enrolment in the appropriate academic year before funds will be released.
Closing Date: June 30, 2020
Contact: Submit questions and completed applications via email to Tyla Hay at


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