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IBET Momentum Fellowship

ibetcapture.jpgThe Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) is committed to increasing the diversity of the Canadian workforce in the engineering and technology sector, especially, the participation of Indigenous and Black communities.

Partnering with the Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology Ph.D. Project (IBET), the Faculty will provide financial support, mentorship, training and networking opportunities to foster a robust professional community for participating Ph.D. candidates through the IBET Momentum Fellowship.

The Fellowship recipient will receive $25,000 per year for four years to pursue a doctorate degree and specialized engineering research; in addition, the recipient will also receive a minimum GRA $5,000 per year from the supervisor and a full TAship commitment from the Faculty.

If you have any additional questions about the Fellowship, please email the FEAS Graduate Program Office:


  • Value
    • One award valued at $25,000 per year for a maximum of four years.
  • Eligibility
    • Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada who self-identify as Indigenous* or Black**.
    • Meet the minimum admissions requirements for the full-time Ph.D. program in their chosen engineering program.
    • Has submitted a complete application to apply for an Ontario Tech engineering Ph.D. program and received an applicant number (100xxxxxx). 
    • Planning to start their Ph.D. program in January 2023.
    • Students transferring from the Master’s program to Ph.D. are not eligible.

    * For the purposes of this Fellowship, a person who self-identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit as defined in the Canadian Constitution Act 1982.

    ** For the purposes of this Fellowship, a person who self-identifies as African-Canadian, Caribbean-Canadian, or Afro-Caribbean heritage.

  • Deadline and how to apply

    If you are interested in applying to the IBET Momentum Fellowship, please apply through the online form.

    Deadline: October 11, 2022, at 11:59 pm.