PhD Scholarship

Kinesiology Dean's Doctoral Scholarship

PhD scholarship is available for Canadian and international students that have a related master’s degree.

This is a fantastic opportunity to study with the No. 1 sport science school in North America and No. 7 globally.


Award value 

The successful student receives a full, four-year scholarship.

 Canadian students: $20,000 per year, over four years.

 International students: $25,000 per year, over four years.


How to apply 

Please review what the researcher is looking for below. If you think this would be a good match, contact him directly to apply.

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- GPA of 3.5/4 or higher or equivalent in last two years of study.

- Completing or about to complete a master’s degree in a related field such as medicine, neuroscience, engineering, exercise physiology or health and exercise psychology.

- Canadian and International students are eligible. 

- Must meet the admission requirements for the Kinesiology PhD program (reference letters, and academic and English language requirements).

- All awardees must apply for any major provincial, national or international scholarships for which they are eligible.

See the Terms of Reference

Start date: Sept. 1, 2020  Deadline to apply: July 1, 2020

Dr. Tyler Cluff, PhD is recruiting a PhD student to conduct research in human sensorimotor control and learning.

The candidate will develop and lead projects examining basic aspects of sensory processing and how they influence human motor control and learning. Experiments will combine robotics platforms and neurophysiological techniques. Basic proficiency in mathematics and programming would be an asset. The student will be responsible for designing experiments and programming our robotic device, recruiting and interacting with participants, data analysis and drafting manuscripts. The successful candidate will also present the results of their projects at scientific meetings. An MSc in sensorimotor neuroscience, human motor control and learning or engineering/mathematics is required, preferably with a track record of peer-reviewed publications. 

Funding is available for four years. Partial or complete reimbursement for moving expenses may be available.

Apply now

Submit the following: 

1. Curriculum vitae

2. A statement describing research interests, experience, and training goals suitable for a PhD program (2 pages or less)

3. Names and contact information for a minimum of 2 academic references.

Please contact Dr. Tyler Cluff for questions about the position. 

Submit application electronically as a single PDF document to


Dr. Tyler Cluff, PhD

Dr. Tyler Cluff, PhD