Perimeter Scholars International

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Perimeter Scholars International

Postby nowhereguy » Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:17 am

Hi all. I thought I should bring this to your attention. Perimeter Institute is now offering a one-year M.S. (to be granted by the University of Waterloo). I believe this is a great option for anyone interested in doing theoretical physics. You should check out all the details here:

The faculty of the program is really outstanding :shock: . Oh, and students accepted into the program will be eligible for full scholarships.

Hope this will be of interest to people visiting this forum ;)

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Re: Perimeter Scholars International

Postby physicienne » Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:52 am

i agree with the above, it sounds like an amazing opportunity in a very supportive environment.

i am curious - is anyone thinking of applying?

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Re: Perimeter Scholars International

Postby tmc » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:09 pm

The problem is that this Masters program doesn't grow into a PhD.
Which means if you go there, you have to reapply to another 8 grad schools next year, and risk not getting in your top choices even if you're accepted into them this year.

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