From environmental and social justice to incarceration to healthcare and parenthood, three Foundation scholars examine youth and its relationship to institutions in Canada.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is proud to match its 2018 mentors with its 2016 scholars. For both mentors and scholars, the matchings are an opportunity to experiment outside of one's comfort zone.

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The in-person interviews are the ultimate and probably the most stimulating stage in the selection process for the 2018 Foundation scholars. In Montréal, on Friday and Saturday 16-17 March, two panels composed of peers will meet with the finalists. The awardees will be announced in June and will participate in the Summer Institute in St. John's, Newfoundland.

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Ten new mentors are joining the Foundation's vibrant community. They will guide doctoral students on their path as committed citizens, ready to acquire the skills they need to apply knowledge and research to the world of practice.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2018 Summer Institute will take place in St. John's, Newfoundland, from Sunday 3 June to Wednesday 6 June 2018. For more detailed information, please consult our working program.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation encourages research, reflection and action in four areas important to Canadians: human rights and dignityresponsible citizenshipCanada's role in the world, and people and their natural environment. The Foundation works through four programs: it grants doctoral scholarships, it awards fellowships to distinguished academics, it appoints mentors and it holds public conferences.