|Sponsored by||The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)|
|Type Of Funding||Scholarship|
|Type of Degree||Doctorate|
|Field Of Study||Engineering|
|Specialty||Natural sciences and engineering|
|Value||$35 000 PhD, $17 500 Masters|
|Duration||Per year for up to three years|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
|Eligibility Citizenship||Canadian citizen and permanent resident|
|Country specified||Not Specified|
Graduate Scholarship Description
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is a national funding organization that invests in Canada's capability in science and technology in the natural sciences and in engineering. NSERC offers Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) which provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in Master's or Doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields. PGS Master's awards are valued at $17,300 per annum for one year. PGS Doctoral awards are valued at $21,000 per annum for up to three years. The Government of Canada has recently offered the prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program. The CGS program assists in ensuring a reliable supply of highly qualified personnel to meet the needs of Canada's knowledge economy. As of 2008, the Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) will be known as the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship. CGS Master's awards are valued at $17,500 per annum for one year. CGS Doctoral awards are valued at $35,000 per annum for up to three years. Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) provide financial support for highly qualified science and engineering graduates. The support allows them to gain research experience in industry while undertaking advanced studies in Canada. These scholarships are aimed at encouraging scholars to consider research careers in industry where they will be able to contribute to strengthening Canadian innovation. NSERC IPS award is valued at $15,000 per annum for up to two years plus company contribution of $6,000 minimum a year.
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Additional important information
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To be considered eligible for support, as of the application deadline date, you must:
be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
hold, or expect to hold (at the time you take up the award), a degree in science or engineering from a university whose standing is recognized by NSERC (if you have a degree in a field other than science or engineering, NSERC may accept your application at its discretion);
intend to pursue, in the following year, full-time graduate studies and research at the doctoral level in an eligible program (see Eligibility Criteria) in one of the areas of the natural sciences and engineering supported by NSERC; and
have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).
You are not eligible to receive scholarship support while you are in a qualifying year of study.
For degree programs you have completed, provide the date on which all the requirements of your degree were met, including the successful defence and submission of the corrected copy of your thesis (in accordance with your university's regulations). It is not the conferred or convocation date indicated on your transcript. The Scholarship Liaison Officer may be asked to confirm the date the degree requirements were met.
Application forms (if available)
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