Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship

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Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship are offered to the national and international undergraduate students pursuing an engineering course at the University of Calgary. Three scholarships are offered annually to the continuing undergraduate students at the Schulich School of Engineering.

  • Available to all the national and international students pursuing UG engineering courses at the University of Calgary.
  • Amount donated by Estate of Florica Nitescu.
  • Amount up to 4,100 CAD will be offered to the students entering the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of their studying.
  • Applicants must apply for the scholarships by August 1.

The Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship is available for applicants who want to study in Canada at the Schulich School of Engineering.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based, College-Specific
Offered byInstitution
OrganizationUniversity of Calgary
Application DeadlinePassed
No. of Scholarships3
Amount$3,059
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/awards/trajan-and-florica-nitescu-scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

The Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship will be offered to the continuing undergraduate students meeting the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in a UG engineering course at the University of Calgary.
  • Can hold any citizenship or residency.
  • Must be entering their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study.
  • Available for full-time students only.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.20 in previous fall and winter semesters.
  • Must complete a minimum of 24 units of academic coursework

The awards will be granted to those eligible continuing undergraduate students in the Schulich School of Engineering who meet the academic skills. Spring and Summer courses are not used in the calculation of the scholarship.


Application Process

The University of Calgary students who want to apply for the Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship are required to complete their scholarship application. The basic steps involved in applying for the scholarship are:

  • Access the Student Center in the myUofC portal.
  • Click on the “My Financials” page.
  • Click on “Apply for Undergraduate Award”
  • Ensure that the popups are enabled to allow the pages to display.
  • A popup window will open with the details regarding the applications open and the applications unavailable.

In case of any queries regarding the applications available, applicants can contact the university at ucawards@ucalgary.ca.


Selection Process

The selection for the Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship is based solely on the academic merit of the student. The scholarship is offered annually to the continuing students at the University of Calgary.

The notification for the scholarship is sent to the selected candidates around the month of November.


Grant Details

Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarships are partially funded scholarships aimed at encouraging students for their studies in Canada at UCalgary. The scholarship will help students to stay focused on achieving their academic goals while enjoying their studies at the university.

  • Award value up to 4,100 CAD is awarded.
  • Continuing students of UG engineering course will get the funding.
  • Students entering the first year of an after-degree program are not permitted to apply to these awards.

These scholarships were introduced by Mrs. Florica Nitescu in memory of her husband Trajan & are funded by Estate of Florica Nitescu.

Beneath table will provide all the significant details regarding the Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship:

Basis of granting the awardAcademic merit
Number of Scholarships3
Application TimelineJune 1- August 1
Result DateNovember
Separate Application NeededYes
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Award ValueUp to 4,100 CAD
Citizenship EligibilityAny
CollegesSchulich School of Engineering
Study LevelUG Engineering
Contact Emailucawards@ucalgary.ca

To encourage National and international students to pursue their education from a university in Canada, the University of Calgary offers various kinds of scholarships and grants to the prospective and continuing students coming from across the world. For more information or queries regarding other kinds of scholarship, apart from the Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarships, the students can refer to the official website of the university.

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