DFATD Student Exchange Programs for Latin America and the Caribbean: Awards for Visiting Graduate Research Students 2016/2017 - To be completed by the Student Internal SFU Deadline: April 19, 2016 o o o Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Emerging Leaders in the Americas Canada-Chile Leadership Scholarships Please email back this form with your information and supporting documents to your SFU host supervisor prior to the deadline. (Please submit as a word document – doc, docx) RESEARCH STUDENT Salutation: (Mr. / Mrs. / Ms.) First Name: Last Name: Gender: Email: Country of Citizenship: SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT Study Project Title: Expected Start Date of Research Expected Completion Date : STUDIES IN PROGRESS Home Institution : Degree Sought (Master's or PhD): Discipline: Expected date of degree completion: CONTACT PERSON AT HOME INSTITUTION Salutation/First Name/Last Name: Address: Email: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Please note that we must receive all supporting documents by April 19, 2016. We will not accept incomplete or late applications. Please attach a scanned copy of the following required documents to your application email in one of the following formats: .pdf, .jpg, .doc, .docx, .txt or .gif. (<5MB each) SFU’s Visiting Graduate Research Student Form (signed by student, supervisor and graduate program chair). (*Note: proof of medical insurance will only be required upon arrival at SFU) Letter of intent: a short letter in English or in French from the candidate describing the nature of their research to be undertaken and explaining the rationale for study in Canada and for the choice of institution, program and supervisor. The candidate must also indicate how the proposed research will relate to their future career (maximum one page). Privacy Notice Statement: a copy of the document signed by the candidate. Proof of citizenship: a copy of the candidate’s passport or national identity document with valid dates; a baptism certificate is not accepted as proof of citizenship. Proof of full-time enrolment: a short letter in English or in French from the home institution, on official letterhead, dated within the last six months. This letter must confirm that the candidate is currently enrolled in a full-time program and will continue to be enrolled upon their return. Copies of transcripts, a student card or letter of admission are not acceptable (maximum one page). Letter of support from the home institution: a short letter in English or in French from the candidate’s instructor, professor or international director at the home institution explaining the nature of study and how the candidate and the home institution will benefit from this scholarship program (maximum one page). Letter of invitation: applications for graduate students must include a letter from the Canadian supervisor indicating their willingness to support and mentor the candidate. This letter should demonstrate the support for the candidate during the exchange period and demonstrate how the Canadian institution, supervisor and peers would benefit (maximum one page).