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1 Fig. A We build understanding Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada

2 Fig. A Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters program Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council September 2003

3 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A SSHRC Mandate >Promote and support research and research training in the social sciences and humanities >Provide advice to the Minister of Industry

4 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A SSHRC research training support >Canada Graduate Scholarships (MA and PhD) >SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships >SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships >Research assistantships through Standard Research and Strategic Grants programs

5 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Canada Graduate Scholarships, MA program >Objectives >Value, tenure >Eligibility >Application process >Selection process >Evaluation criteria >A good application >Program contacts

6 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Objectives >Support Canadas best graduate students studying in the social sciences and humanities >Develop research skills >Assist in the training of highly-qualified personnel

7 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A >$17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable >Can be held only at a recognzied Canadian university Value, tenure

8 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Eligibility to apply >Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada >Not be under SSHRC sanction >Have achieved first-class standing in each of the last two years of study

9 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Eligibility to apply >Bachelors degree >Pursuing your first Masters degree or equivalent >Completed no more than 12 months at the graduate level by the expected start date of the award

10 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Eligibility to hold an award >Registered full-time student >Accepted, unconditionally, in a program that includes advanced research training >Conducting research in an area that falls within SSHRCs mandate

11 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Deadlines >Application: For students at a Canadian university: date set by university For all others: December 1, 2003 >Results Announced: April 2004

12 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A How to apply >Go to SSHRC Web site (www.sshrc.ca): Apply for funding >Read the program description carefully >Logon (click Apply) to read and complete on-line forms >Read the form and instructions carefully before you start

13 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Selection process >University Allocations >Role of the Department, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University Committee(s) >Results

14 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Evaluation criteria >Academic excellence, 60% >Research potential, 30% >Communication skills, 10%

15 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A A good application >Demonstrates: strong academic record excellent potential to conduct advanced scholarly research strong communication skills ability to successfully complete the masters in a timely manner >Is clear, concise, complete, coherent and error-free >Presents a focused program of study and research

16 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Hints: Do >Read program description and application instructions carefully >Get someone to read on your proposal >Check that your application is complete and correct >Let referees know the deadline >Ensure your list of publications provides complete bibliographic information >Indicate your proficiency in any language required for your research

17 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A Hints: Dont >Exceed page limits >Use jargon or highly technical language >Use a font size smaller than 12 pt >Include research contributions that havent been accepted for publication >Send more information than the instructions require >Start applying at the last minute

18 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A University help >Your Department: Supervisor Peers Department Head >Your university Faculty of Graduate Studies Past SSHRC Fellowship recipients

19 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada Fig. A SSRHC help >More information about the Canada Graduate Scholarships program: (613) or >on-line forms: (613) or

20 Fig. A We build understanding Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada


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