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Graduate Scholarship Information Session

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

September 2015

1Admission ScholarshipsExcellence ScholarshipsExternal ScholarshipsConference and Research Travel GrantsMobility Scholarship

Were Here to Help You2TipsHow to improve the quality of your application

University of Ottawa Scholarships

Excellence Scholarship

External Scholarships

Provincial ScholarshipsNational Tri-Granting AgenciesImportant DeadlinesEvaluation CriteriaWhat We Will Be Discussing3Awarded to recipients of major external awards: CIHR, FRQ, NSERC, OGS, SSHRC, Vanier, QEII-GSST, Trudeau

Covers your tuition fees.

Valid for each session the external scholarship is held

If you were awarded an Admission Scholarship it will be replaced by the Excellence Scholarship

Excellence ScholarshipThe Admission Scholarship will be reinstated at the end of the Excellence Scholarship if there are any remaining eligible sessions of the Admission ScholarshipThis scholarship does not include any TAs, RAs or annual cash payment

4NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH COUNCIL www.nserc.ca

Doctoral Awards Deadline:October 27, 2015

Submit applications online

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCILwww.sshrc.ca

Doctoral Awards Deadline : November 13, 2015

Submit application and supporting documentsto your academic unit

Canadian Institutes of Health Research www.cihr.ca

Doctoral Awards Deadline: October 1, 2015

Submit applications onlineTRI AGENCIESPhD Deadlines5CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS MASTERS PROGRAM (CGS M)

*IMPORTANT*

The application portal is powered by NSERC, therefore you will be applying for CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC through this single application portal

www.nserc.ca (Click on Students and Fellows, then click on Postgraduate Programs and your final selection is Canada Graduate Scholarships- Masters Program

DEADLINE

December 1, 2015(the portal will close at 8:00 p.m. (ET))

TRI AGENCIESCGS Masters6NSERCAlexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

CGS Doctoral$35,000 / year (for 2 or 3 years)PGS Doctoral$21,000 / year (for 2 or 3 years)CGS Masters$17,500 for 12 monthsSSHRCJoseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships

CGS Doctoral$35,000 / year (for 3 years)DoctoralFellowship$20,000 / year (up to 4 years)CGS Masters$17,500 for 12 months

CIHRFrederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)CIHR Ph.D. Foreign Study AwardsCGS Doctoral$35,000* / yr (for 3 yrs)Ph.D. Foreign Study Award$35,000* / yr (for 3 yrs)CGS Masters$17,500 for 12 months* $30,000 plus $5000 research allowance

TRI AGENCIESDurations and Values7be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada; be enrolled in, or intend to apply for full-time admission to a graduate program at the masters or doctoral level at a Canadian university with a CGS M allocation; have completed, as of December 31 of the year of application, between zero and 12months of full-time graduate studies (or full-time equivalent);not have previously held a CGS M; have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host university (UO has defined a first class average to be 8.0/10 (A-)), in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); andsubmit a maximum of one CGS M application per year (the Research Portal will allow the application to be submitted to up to five universities).

TRI AGENCYEligibility for CGS-M$17,500 for one year for the first Masters (CGS) $17,300 for one year for the first Masters (PGS)

8CRITERIA COMMON TO ALL COUNCILSbe a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada; Intend to pursue, in the following year, full-time graduate studies and research in a PhDnot have already received a doctoral scholarship or fellowship from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR to undertake or complete a doctoral degree or combined MA/PhDyou must not hold, or have held, a CGS D, a Vanier CGS or a doctoral scholarship from NSERC, CIHR or SSHRC.

TRI AGENCYEligibility forPhD and CGS-D$17,500 for one year for the first Masters (CGS) $17,300 for one year for the first Masters (PGS)

9CRITERIA SPECIFIC TO NSERChold, 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).have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).you must have completed, as of December 31 of the year of application, between zero and 24 months of studies (full-time equivalent) in the doctoral program for which you are requesting funding.

TRI AGENCYEligibility forPhD and CGS-D$17,500 for one year for the first Masters (CGS) $17,300 for one year for the first Masters (PGS)

10CRITERIA SPECIFIC TO SSHRCbe applying for support to pursue your first PhD (or equivalent);you must have completed, as of December 31 of the year of application, between zero and 40 months of studies (full-time equivalent) in the doctoral program for which you are requesting fundingCRITERIA SPECIFIC TO CIHRAll candidates must have completed a minimum of 12 months of graduate study at the Master's or PhD level and no more than 22 months in the Ph.D. as of the application deadline. Students who transferred from a Masters to the PhD in less than 12 months are eligible to apply if they have no more than 30 months in the PhD and students who were admitted directly from a bachelors to the PhD are eligible to apply if they have no more than 34 months of PhD studies as of the application deadline.

TRI AGENCYEligibility forPhD and CGS-D$17,500 for one year for the first Masters (CGS) $17,300 for one year for the first Masters (PGS)

11The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.

VALUE - $50,000 per year for 3 years

Scholarships are available to both Canadian and international PhD studentsStudents must be nominated by a recognized Canadian university with which they intend to pursue their PhD studiesCandidates must apply via ResearchNet

DEADLINE:September 24, 2015

www.vanier.gc.ca

VanierCanada Graduate Scholarships

Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS)Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS)12be seeking financial support to pursue your first doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2016 have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent (UO has defined a first class average to be 8.0/10 (A-)); andnot have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

VanierCanada Graduate ScholarshipsEligibility

Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS)Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS)13Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

Major changes were introduced in 2012 by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

You must apply to each Ontario university where you intend on pursuing a graduate program. Each university has set their own deadline.

More details* on the University of Ottawa process are available on our website

http://www.grad.uottawa.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=1406

*2016-2017 competition information will beavailable in the very near futureExternal ScholarshipsPROVINCIAL14Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)Value: $15,000 for one year$5,000 per session

DEADLINE

December 1, 201516:00 (EST)

External ScholarshipsPROVINCIAL15Fonds de recherche du Qubec

FQRNT October 2, 2015 (16:00)http://www.fqrnt.gouv.qc.ca/

FQRSC October 7, 2015 12:00 (Masters)http://www.fqrsc.gouv.qc.caFQRSC- October 14, 2015 16:00 (Doctoral)http://www.fqrsc.gouv.qc.ca

FRSQ October 15, 2015 (16h30)http://www.frsq.gouv.qc.ca

Value and DurationMasters: $15,000 per year (up to 2 years)Ph.D.: $20,000 per year (up to 3 years)

External ScholarshipsPROVINCIAL16Trudeau Foundation

Rhodes (UK)

Fulbright (U.S.)

Polanyi

MacKenzie King

Please consult our website for deadlines and more information

http://www.grad.uottawa.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=1406

External ScholarshipsOTHERS17TRUDEAU FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

INTERNAL DEADLINE: November 26, 2015Applications are submitted to FGPS Hagen Hall, Room 107

The annual value is up to $60,000 per Scholar (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) for up to four years.

The 4 themes:Human Rights and DignityResponsible CitizenshipCanada in the WorldPeople and their Natural Environment

Please consult the website to access the application form and for more information on the scholarship.http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en

External ScholarshipsTRUDEAU FOUNDATION18EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Tips on How to Prepare Your Application Use most recent version of the form; use the web-based form if available. Order your transcripts from other unive