|Type Of Funding||Scholarship|
|Type of Degree||Doctorate|
|Field Of Study||Biological & Medical Sciences,Engineering,Humanities & Arts|
|Specialty||Humanities & Arts, Earth Sciences, Social Sciences & Health|
|Value||$35,000 a year|
|Duration||Maximum of four years|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
|Eligibility Citizenship||Canadian citizen and Permanent Resident|
Graduate Scholarship Description
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in a doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering. The CGS D will be offered to the top-ranked applicants and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC PGS D. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies and seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields. NSERC encourages interested and qualified Aboriginal students to apply.
Since total NSERC scholarship support is limited to a maximum of four years full-time equivalence, scholars are encouraged to complete their studies in an expeditious manner.
Scholarship awarded on basis of :
Additional important information
You will be eligible for only a two-year CGS D/PGS D, if:
you previously held a two-year PGS A or IPS 1*;
you previously held a one-year CGS M or PGS M plus a PGS M Extension; or
you have completed more than the full-time equivalent of 12 months of your doctoral program (24 months if you were admitted to the doctoral program directly from your bachelor’s program) as of December 31 of the year that you apply for the CGS D/PGS D.
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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.
Note: You may submit only one application per year to one granting agency (NSERC or the Canadian Institutes of Health Research [CIHR] or the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council [SSHRC]).
Application forms (if available)
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