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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

Emerging Market Entrance Awards – Brock University Canada 2020-2021

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Scholarship Description:

Emerging Market Entrance awards – Brock University Canada is open for Selected Countries . The scholarship allows Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Brock University . The deadline of the scholarship is not specified but you can make further enquires on the website,

Degree Level:

Emerging Market Entrance awards – Brock University Canada is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at Brock University.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Eligible Nationalities:

Students will automatically receive the award if they are citizens of: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia; Kenya; Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine or Vietnam, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Curacao, Brunei, Mexico, Mauritius and Nepal.

Scholarship Benefits:

Brock University will provide the award amount of $1,000-$4,000 for which the student is eligible in the first year of study.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students must have to complete the language requirements given below:

  • IELTS-overall 6.5, no band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (destination code: 0895)-overall 88, with a minimum 21 on speaking and 21 on writing
  • CAEL-overall 70, no other band score under 60
  • PTE 58
  • YELT-overall category of 1 or 2
  • Completion of the International Baccalaureate Diploma where English was the language of instruction
  • A minimum of three years of full-time study where the primary language of instruction and evaluation was English, with acceptable grades in English and other humanities/social science secondary school courses.
  • IELP Level 5 Successful completion of Level 5 of the Brock Intensive English Language program
  • CAE (A1 Advanced) 176 minimum score
  • CPE (C2 Proficiency) 176 minimum score

Application Procedure:

To apply for the program, aspirants will have to take admission in the undergraduate degree at the university.

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Scholarships in Canada

Connaught International Awards – University Of Toronto Canada2020-2021

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Scholarship Description:

Connaught international awards – University of Toronto Canada is open for International Students from all around the globe not minding your nationality . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of Toronto . The deadline of the scholarship is Open.

Degree Level:

Connaught international awards – University of Toronto Canada is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Toronto.

Available Subjects:

All subject are available to study under this scholarship program as far as they are PhD level programs and are taught in the university of Toronto, Canada

Eligible Nationalities:

Students with any nationality other than Canada are eligible to apply for the Connaught international awards.

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of Toronto will provide the award amount of  $10,000 top-up to talented students to cover their educational expenses in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

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

  • Be international applicants
  • Have been or will be offered admission to a full-time doctoral program* with a funding commitment beginning September of the upcoming academic year
  • Have achieved an A- average in each of the last two years of full-time study.

Application Procedure:

To grasp the opportunity, aspirants must have to enroll in the doctoral degree program at the university.

  • Supporting Documents: Must submit degree certificates, academic transcripts, and CV with your application.
  • Admission Requirements: An appropriate master’s degree, or its equivalent, with an average of at least B+ or demonstrated comparable research competence some departments admit directly to the doctoral program from a bachelor’s degree for highly qualified candidates (minimum average A- required)
  • Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English, regardless of their citizenship status or country of origin.
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Southern Alberta Institute Of Technology – Awards For International Students 2020-2021

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Scholarship Description:

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology – Awards for International Students is open for International Students from all around the world irrespective of your nationality. The scholarship allows Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, you can click on the link below to find out if your course of interest is offered or taught in the southern Alberta institute of technology. . The deadline of the awards for international students scholarship is Open.

Degree Level:

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology – Awards for International Students is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Available Subjects:

All the subjects that are being taught in the southern Alberta institute of technology is available to study under the awards for international students scholarship program.

Eligible Nationalities:

International students irrespective of their nationality are eligible to apply for the southern Alberta institute of technology international students award.

Scholarship Benefits:

Each successful scholar will receive an educational fund to complete their study expenses in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

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

  • International students who are citizens from any country other than Canada and who have been accepted at SAIT on a student visa are eligible for SAIT student awards.

Application Procedure:

To being enlisted in the programme, aspirants are recommended to enrol in the undergraduate degree programme at the university.

  • Supporting Documents: Aspirants have to submit the following:
  • Secondary and/or post-secondary transcripts, mark sheets and examination results.
  • Secondary diploma or graduation certificate and/or post-secondary degree.
  • Explanation of the grading scale often found on the back or the front page of certifications or transcripts.
  • Admission Requirements: At least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents:
  • English Language Arts 10-1 or 10-2
  • Pure Math 10, Applied Math 10, Math 10C or Math 10-3, or successful completion of SAIT math placement test
  • Language Requirement: At SAIT, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.

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