GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies April 6, 2010

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  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies April 6, 2010
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  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Established in 1967 Responsible for developing the regulations and procedures for all graduate programs. Oversees U of O scholarships, theses, postdoctoral fellowships, and other areas & provides guidance to faculties on all graduate and postdoctoral matters. Graduate Awards Office: Scholarship Information Sessions (September) Submits external scholarships to funders Provides guidance to faculties, departments & students Location: Hagen Hall 115 Sraphin-Marion Private
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  • What We Will Be Discussing FGPS Scholarships & Awards External Scholarships Provincial Scholarships What You Should Be Thinking About Over the Summer
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  • FGPS Scholarships Admission Scholarship Graduate Scholarship - select programs only Other Funding and Awards
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  • Admission Scholarship Masters degree with thesis * Minimum CGPA of 8.0 / 10 (with the recommendation of the academic unit). $7,500 paid by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies per year. A matching component offered by the Academic Unit in form of Assistantship or soft-funded scholarship worth at least $7,500 per year. *Many programs offer more than the minimum in funding. For 2 years (non renewable) A total value of at least $30,000 * Available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
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  • Admission Scholarship Masters degree with research paper or project * Minimum CGPA of 8.0 / 10 (with the recommendation of the academic unit) $7,500 paid by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. A matching component offered by the Academic Unit in form of Assistantship or soft-funded scholarship worth at least $7,500. *Many programs offer more than the minimum in funding. For 1 year (non renewable) A total value of at least $15,000 * Available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
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  • International Students Admission Scholarship There are 3 types of international admission scholarships: Full Scholarship: Minimum CGPA of 9.0 / 10 Full international tuition fees + RAs or TAs + yearly scholarship Differential Scholarship: Minimum CGPA of 8.0 / 10 International fees (you must pay the equivalent of Canadian tuition fees) + RAs or TAs + yearly scholarship Bourse internationale de la francophonie: Minimum CGPA of 8.0 / 10 Must demonstrate an active knowledge of French You must pay tuition fees of $2500 per year + you will receive RAs or TAs + yearly scholarship Minimum amounts for RAs, TAs and yearly scholarships are equivalent to the ones offered to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents
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  • Graduate Scholarship Applies to students enrolled in the following programs: -Public and International Affairs (M.A.) -Masters Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences -Masters of Human Kinetics program -MSc Nursing (course based program) This scholarship replaces the Admission Scholarship Eligible students can receive $2,000 per session for the duration of their studies
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  • FGPS Awards & Support Excellence Scholarship Covers your tuition if you receive an external scholarship. This replaces the Admission Scholarship for those who have it. Deans Scholarship Gives you cash if you finish your Masters degree in a given timeframe. Research Travel Grant * To conduct research towards a thesis (up to $550) Conference Travel Grant * Awarded to students presenting a paper at a professional conference (up to $550) On-Campus Student Conference Funding * To support student-organized on-campus conferences (up to $500) AND MORE! * For Masters with Thesis students only
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  • Provincial Scholarships ONTARIO Ontario Graduate Scholarship QUBEC Fonds de recherche du Qubec (FRQ) - Fonds qubcois de la recherche sur la socit et la culture (FQRSC) - Fonds qubcois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT) - Fonds de la recherche en sant du Qubec (FRSQ)
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  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) All students who are thinking of pursuing graduate studies in an Ontario university are eligible to apply, including international students. Value: $15,000 ($10,000 from the Ministry and $5,000 from the host university) + Excellence Scholarship (this covers tuition fees only for the same period the OGS is held) Duration: One year (non-renewable) (you must submit a new application each year) Minimum CGPA of 8.0 / 10 (A-) 2,000 awards each year across Ontario 1,940 for Canadians Citizens & Permanent Residents 60 for International Students Deadline:Early October Complete Details: http://osap.gov.on.ca
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  • Fonds de recherche du Qubec (FRQ) 3 FUNDS : FQRSC Fonds qubcois de la recherche sur la socit et culture (Society and Culture) www.fqrsc.gouv.qc.ca FQRNT Fonds qubcois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (Nature and Technology) www.fqrnt.gouv.qc.ca FRSQ Fonds de la recherche en Sant du Qubec (Health) www.frsq.gouv.qc.ca Masters: $15,000 / yr. (max. first 6 sessions) Minimal CGPA: FQRSC: A (LL.B. 3.55) FQRNT: 3.55 FRSQ: B+ You must be a permanent resident of Quebec for at least one year at the time of applying. Also: Excellence Scholarship (this covers tuitions fees only for the same period the fonds is held) DEADLINE:APPROXIMATELY MID-OCTOBER
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  • External Scholarships Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
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  • Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council For students in Science and Engineering disciplines Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Canadian citizen or permanent resident Be engaged in full time graduate studies and research in a Canadian university Have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent) $17,500 for one year Deadline to apply: October 2010 NSERC information sessions will be held in September www.nserc.ca
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  • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council For students in Social Science and Humanities disciplines Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Canadian citizen or permanent resident Be engaged in full time graduate studies and research in a Canadian university Have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent) $17,500 for one year Deadline to apply: November 2010 SSHRC information sessions will be held in September www.sshrc.ca
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  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research For students in Health Sciences disciplines Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Canadian citizen or permanent resident Be engaged in full time graduate studies and research in a Canadian university Have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent) $17,500 for one year Deadline to apply: December 2010 CIHR information sessions will be held in September www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
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  • Things to Think About Over the Summer Possible research project Review website of appropriate granting agency Identify professors that you will approach to write letters of reference for you Plan to attend the Information Sessions organized by the FGPS in September (invitations & reminders will be sent to your uOttawa e-mail address)
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  • Contact Information Awards Office Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Hagen Hall, Room 104 Tel. 613-562-5800 ext. 2636 grdaward@uottawa.ca www.grad.uottawa.ca Academic Assistant & Professor within your Department Graduate Student Ambassadors