Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards


Likely May 2020

Annual Value



Permanent Resident

Degree Level


The Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards have been established to promote Canadian-based research on corporate governance and build Canada’s corporate governance research capacity by encouraging the next generation of young scholars. Each year the Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards support the research of the country’s most promising senior PhD candidates (doctoral students) at universities across Canada studying corporate governance issues.



To qualify for a Bertram Scholarship you must be a full-time student registered at a recognized Canadian university in September 2019. You must be a senior doctoral student undertaking studies that include significant original, autonomous research that leads to the completion of a dissertation or major scholarly publication. You must not have exceeded the allowable number of years already spent in doctoral study, as set out by your university. You must not have previously been awarded a Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Award or Bertram Scholarship.

Further Information

For full details on the Bertram Scholarship, please visit the CGFR website:

May 2019: Please email for a copy of a signed letter from an appropriate university official confirming UBC's willingness to administer the scholarship of behalf of CFGR.