Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship 2020-2021 in Canada

  • Apply Before : May 20, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14566
  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement IELTS

Opportunity Description

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship provides about 18000 Dollar as financial support for interested students who are willing to study at the University of British Columbia. This scholarship is part of the ongoing commitment to innovation and research. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to apply.



Level of study: Master and Ph.D. degree                                                   Host university: The University of British Columbia

Deadline: 20 May 2020                                                                                  Scholarship amount: 18000 Dollar

Eligible countries: Canada, Permanent Resident, and International students.

Type of program: research                                                                             Location: Canada

Research fields:

  • Aluminum metallurgy
  • Electrolysis
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Environment
  • Analytical technologies
  • Modeling and control systems
  • Data Science


  • Citizen of Canada, permanent resident, and International student can apply to this scholarship for the first of their Master’s degree and second year of their Ph.D. degree.
  • Students who received this scholarship in the previews year cannot apply.
  • Students who are enrolled or accepted for their graduate degree in a full-time study eligible to apply.

Selection process:

Students will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Your submission documents with distinctions.
  • Your list of publications
  • Your work experience, leadership skills and performance, and social activities and implication.
  • Letter of reference qualifications.
  • Related topics for the Aluminum industry.

Required documents:

  • Acceptance letter or enrollment proof.
  • Cover letter including your name, your UBC number, UBC graduate program, name of your UBC supervisor, name of your references.
  • Research proposal/project description, including timelines no longer than four pages, with double space.
  • Academic transcript.
  • Two recommendation letters from your professor or research supervisor.
  • Recent Curriculum Vitae.

How to apply:

Interested applicants can provide their documents and submit them here

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