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Indian Oil-Simon Fraser University Canada PhD Fellowship

Indian Oil-Simon Fraser University Canada PhD Fellowship, 2017

Under the partnership, Indian Oil is providing a fellowship towards the SFU Ph.D. program which will allow Indian citizens to spend one year at SFU and a further three years at Indian Oil’s R&D Centre.

The aim of the fellowship is to support Indian students to spend one year at SFU and a further three years at Indian Oil’s R&D Centre.

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Excellent opportunity to get a Ph.D. study with 100% tuition fee award.

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The Simon Fraser University is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada with campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver. Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) is an Indian petrochemical company. It is the largest commercial enterprise in the country.

Why at The Simon Fraser University? Simon Fraser University is among Canada’s leading comprehensive universities and consistently ranks as one of the top employers in the country. SFU’s vision is to be Canada’s most community-engaged research university.

Brief Description

University or Organization: The Simon Fraser University
Department: NA
Course Level: Ph.D. program
Award: 100% tuition fee
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Applicants of India
The program can be taken in one year at SFU, Canada and a further three years at Indian Oil’s R&D Centre
Application Deadline: Closed


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidates must have completed their Master’s degree from a recognized university in India in Chemistry or Electrochemistry or Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering, or Metallurgical Engineering or Electrochemical Engineering.
  • The candidate must have cleared all the exams from Graduation and Post graduation level in First Class scoring above 65% marks in the final exams.
  • Preference shall be given to candidates who have cleared the CSIR/UGC-NET / GATE exam. However, in case the candidate joins the Fellowship he/she shall not be allowed to avail any other fellowship.
  • The upper age limit for applying for the above fellowship is 28 years as on August 31, 2017.
  • Candidates will be required to fulfill SFU admission criteria for a doctoral degree in Engineering or Science.
  • The fellowship is awarded in the field of Clean Energy, Hydrogen, Fuel Cell Technology, Natural Gas and Advanced Materials.
  • Applicants of India are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

PhD Scholarship

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To participate, the applicants need to submit an online application.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a Master’s degree.
  • Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.


The fellowship will cover the following:

  • 100% tuition fee award for four years and a stipend to of CAD 13,000 to support living expenses during the one year stay in Canada.
  • IndianOil would offer a fellowship amount which will be 25% more than the prevailing rate under CSIR Research Fellowship scheme as applicable, HRA @ 30% of the fellowship amount for the period of study in India.

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