Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology IBET PhD Fellowship – Faculty of Engineering

IBET PhD Fellowship candidate application

Submit your information

Student Visa applicants are not eligible for this fellowship.

Educational Information

Input your institution name, name of program, and duration (e.g. 08-2016 to 11-2017).
Educational Information(Required)
Name of Institution
Name of Program/Degree Type

Prior or Current Scholarships & Other Awards

Award Information
Name of Award
Type of Award
Location of Tenure
Period Held

Professional and Personal Development Activities

Describe your volunteer and work experience, entrepreneurship activities, etc.
Activity Details
Position Held
Roles and Experiences
Dates of Activity/Work

Supporting Information

Describe your research project with your prospective (or current) supervisor.
Explain why you are an excellent candidate for this award (ex. intellectual curiosity, perseverance, leadership in the community and in academia). Include a description of how your experience as an Indigenous/Black student has influenced your academic journey thus far and will influence you in your future program of study? Speak to delays if activities may have interfered with scholastic achievements.

Letter of Recommendation

Recommendation from a community member (academic or non-academic) that outlines why they support the applicant seeking consideration for the Fellowship. Acceptable recommendations can be provided by diverse communities/organizations; for example: community/society leaders, teachers/professors, guidance/academic counselors, mentors, or professionals. The letter of recommendation should be typed in 12-point font and not exceed 1000 words.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 2 MB.
Oral Recommendation(Required)
Applicants may request an oral recommendation for those referees with accessibility issues or Elders. Applicants must provide the name, phone number and best times to reach their referee. McMaster Engineering staff will make two attempts to reach the referee and transcribe their recommendation for the selection committee. This time must be between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm EST, Monday-Friday and no later than two weeks after the program application deadline. Organizations with letterhead may not request an oral interview. Would you prefer an oral recommendation be made on your behalf (in lieu of a letter):

Other Documentation

Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 2 MB.
Attached scanned copies of official transcripts.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 2 MB.
Attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.

Any personal information you provide to McMaster University (“McMaster”) is collected, used, maintained and disclosed in accordance with the University’s Statement on Collection of Personal Information and Protection of Privacy. Any questions you have about the use of your personal information should be directed to Leah Rosenthal. Important Note: Awardees will be subject to the Faculty’s major scholarship policy. This means that the research and department scholarship received will be reduced by $2500 per term while receiving the IBET fellowship.