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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2020-2021

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Applications should be submitted before 3 Nov 2020 (annual)
Location : Canada
The Course starts May/Sept 2021

Brief description: 

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships was created by the Canadian government to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

Host Institution(s):

Canadian Universities with Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships allocation. Without exception, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.

Level/Field(s) of study:

The field of study for the Vanier Canada Graduate scholarships include; PhD programmes (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) in health research; natural sciences and/or engineering research; and social sciences and/or humanities research

An eligible doctoral program for this scholarship must include a significant research component that leads to the completion of a thesis, major research project, dissertation, scholarly publication, performance, recital and/or exhibit that is merit/expert-reviewed at the institutional level as requirement for a completion of the program.

Joint graduate research programs with a professional degree (e.g., MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) as well as clinically-oriented programs of study, including clinical psychology, are also eligible programs if they have a significant autonomous research component, as described above.

Number of Scholarships:

There are up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually

Target group:

The target for the Vanier Canada Graduate scholarships are Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarships is worth up to $50,000 per year for three years.

Eligibility:

To be considered for a Vanier CGS;

• you must be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;

• you must be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• you must intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• you must have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of 1 May 2021

• you must have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program, by 1 May 2021 if enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants that fall into this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program; or

• you must have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by 1 May 2021 if accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (no time spent in a Master’s program); or

•you must have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by 1 May 2021 if accelerated from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.

• you must have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average; and

• you must must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Application instructions:

It is very important that the candidates must be nominated by a Canadian Institution with a quota at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program.   

Applications are initiated in one of two ways. Either the student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program OR the institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.

Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the nominating institution by their internal deadline using the ResearchNet application system.  The nominating institution then forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat) by 3 November 2020.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and to know the complete details on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

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Scholarships in Canada

Concordia Presidential Scholarships Canada

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Scholarship Description:

Concordia Presidential Scholarships Canada – Fully funded is open for International Students . The grant allows Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of All courses taught at Concordia University . The deadline of the grant is 01 Feb 2021.

Degree Level:

Concordia Presidential Scholarships Canada – Fully funded is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at Concordia University.

Available Courses:

The Following courses are available to study under this grant program.

  • All courses

Eligible Nationalities:

International fee-paying students are qualified to apply.

Grant Benefits:

Concordia University provides support to all international undergraduate students who have shown academic brilliance, community guidance and motivation to better the global community. This grant program will:

  • cover tuition and fees,
  • books cost
  • living costs based on Concordia’s residency rate.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be qualified for this grant, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:

  • First time attending university.
  • Studying full-time in an undergraduate degree program.
  • International student, paying full international student rate.
  • Starting studies at Concordia University in Fall 2021.

Application Procedure:

Complete applications form has to be filled online for admission and must be uploaded to their My Concordia student portal. Applicants must complete the Nomination Form

  • Supporting Documents: Must provide a current curriculum vitae that outlines all their work, volunteer experience, accolades, cultural, and other accomplishments.
  • A Personal Statement – expressing their community leadership and commitment to bettering the global community, and explaining how receiving this application will help in the pursuit of their studies and the fulfilment of their personal and academic aspirations.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum Assessment GPA of at least 2.00.
  • Language Requirement: Students must meet the English Language Requirement of the University.
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Scholarships in Canada

Memorial International Awards – University Of Ottawa Canada

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Scholarship Description:

Memorial international awards – University of Ottawa Canada is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of Engineering taught at University of Ottawa . The deadline of the grant is Open.

Degree Level:

Memorial international awards – University of Ottawa Canada is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at University of Ottawa.

Available Courses:

Following course are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Engineering

Eligible Nationalities:

international students are eligible.

Grant Benefits:

The University of Ottawa is providing $2,000 award is given to applicants with a minimum admission average of 80% and who fulfil the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:

  • Must be international students.
  • Must be female students admitted to the Faculty of Engineering.

Application Procedure:

To apply for the opportunity, understudies are prescribed to take confirmation in the college degree program at the college. After this understudies should present a letter clarifying why they are applying to an engineering program

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Citizens Of The World Scholarship – Laval University Canada

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Scholarship Description:

Citizens of the World Scholarship – Laval university Canada is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters, Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Graduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Laval University . The deadline of the scholarship is 15 Feb 2021.

Degree Level:

Citizens of the World Scholarship – Laval university Canada is available to undertake Masters, Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Graduate level programs at Laval University.

Available Subjects:

The Following course are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Courses

Eligible Nationalities:

International Students are eligible.

Scholarship Benefits:

Excellence scholarship

The Citizens of the World Excellence grant is intended for international students who have submitted a new application for admission for the summer 2021, fall 2021 or winter 2022 semester. The objective of this grant is to promote academic excellence.

Bachelor’s degree and professional master’s programs – New

·       Scholarships vary between $10,000 and $15,000 (two payments)

Research master’s with thesis and PhD programs

·       Research master’s programs with thesis: Total value of $20,000 ($5,000 per semester, up to four semesters)

·       PhD: Total value of $30,000 ($5,000 per semester, up to six semesters)

Commitment scholarship

The Citizens of the World Commitment scholarship is intended for international students who have submitted a new application for admission for the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semester in a regular master’s or PhD program at Université Laval.

The objective of this scholarship is to support talented university students who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership, in various fields and who inspire their community.

·       Master’s: Total value up to $20,000 ($5,000 per semester)

·       PhD: Total value up to $30,000 ($5,000 per semester)

For eligibility requirements and selection criteria, refer to the fact sheet.

Eligibility Criteria:

Note that for grants to be awarded, the applicant must have received a conditional or final offer of admission to Université Laval. Candidates who are on the waiting list will not be considered eligible.

Application Procedure:

You must complete the online form and submit a complete application by the required deadline. To access the application form, you must have previously applied for full admission to Université Laval, and this application must have been processed. Please allow a few days for your request to be processed.

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