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Barrett Family Graduate Scholarship, Canada

The Barrett Family Graduate Scholarships were established by a generous gift from The Barrett Family Foundation to train the next generation of leaders and skilled researchers in sustainable food engineering. The Foundation was founded in 1986 by Bob and Francine Barrett and has grown to support programs in education, the environment, humanitarian causes, health, and the arts. Apply by June 1st to the School of Engineering Awards Committee with a research proposal outline (2 pages maximum), 2 letters of reference, and a CV. Selection will be based on the strongest research potential and outstanding academic achievement.

Students entering a full-time doctoral program in the School of Engineering in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, with a minimum 80% admission average. Students must demonstrate research interests in Sustainable Food Engineering as it relates to post-harvest food processing and manufacturing. This could include improving packaging, productivity and quality, increasing processing efficiencies, prolonging shelf life, reducing waste or developing greener technologies. Students must have applied for admission to a doctoral program in the School of Engineering for the Summer semester or the upcoming Fall or Winter semesters. Scholarship funds to be awarded are in addition to (i.e. as a “top-up”) the regular graduate stipend. This award cannot be held with any other Engineering Graduate scholarships.

Donor(s): The Barrett Family Foundation
Value: up to 5 awards of $20,000 (payable over the first 3 semesters)
Awarded: Entrance
  • Research Proposal
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Letter
Deadline: June 1
  • Canadian-PR-PP
  • Non-Canadian-PR-PP

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