IBET Momentum Fellowship

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Do you aspire to become a leader in engineering research and education? Do you want to be a role model for younger generations? If you identify with those statements, then the IBET Momentum Fellowship might be for you!

The Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology Momentum Fellowship is the flagship fellowship for the IBET Ph.D. projects being launched early this year. Recipients will receive $25,000 a year for four years as they pursue doctorate degrees and specialized engineering research. Interested Canadian students can stay in the loop by clicking the below button. At the University of Ottawa, all candidates are given the choice to pursue their PhD in French or English.

The IBET Momentum Fellowship is intended to support Indigenous and Black researchers in achieving inclusion in academia at the University of Ottawa.

*A minimum of 2 fellowships will be granted.


  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Self-identify as Indigenous to Canada (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or Black (African-Canadian, Caribbean-Canadian, or Afro-Caribbean heritage)
  • Meet the admission requirements of the PhD program in the Faculty of Engineering
  • Students currently in the Master’s or Bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply

More information is coming soon. Click here to stay in the loop!

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