Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

2013 – 2014 Applications Due: November 1, 2012. The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships, CGS Doctoral Scholarships and the CGS Master’s programs seek to develop.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "2013 – 2014 Applications Due: November 1, 2012. The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships, CGS Doctoral Scholarships and the CGS Master’s programs seek to develop."— Presentation transcript:

1 2013 – 2014 Applications Due: November 1, 2012

2 The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships, CGS Doctoral Scholarships and the CGS Master’s programs seek to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students in the social sciences and humanities SSHRC Awards

3 Determine if your research falls under SSHRC’s mandate by reviewing Selecting a Funding Agency  research primarily in the social sciences and humanities  research must add to understanding and knowledge of individuals, groups and societies—what we think, how we live, and how we interact with each other and the world around us.

4  National competition for limited number of awards  Guelph can send 17 applications to SSHRC for the 2013/14 competition year  In 2012/13 competition:  67 students submitted applications  16 of these were forwarded to SSHRC (maximum allowable)  Of the 16 submitted, 12 were approved (success rate 75%) SSHRC Doctoral Awards

5  CGS Doctoral Scholarships: $35,000 per year (for 36 months)  SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000 per year (for 12, 24, 36 or 48 months)  Available only to Doctoral students  National competition for limited number of awards SSHRC Doctoral Awards

6  Canadian citizen or permanent resident  Applying for support of first PhD  Be pursuing doctoral studies in social sciences or humanities  Have not already received a doctoral scholarship or fellowship from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR SSHRC Doctoral – Eligibility

7  Registered full-time in doctoral program (or combined MA/PhD)  Not have exceeded the allowable number of months spent in doctoral study  CGS tenable only at eligible Canadian Universities  SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships can be taken abroad only if previous degree was in Canada Eligibility to hold the award

8  Academic performance: transcripts/awards  Program of study and research potential  Relevant professional/academic experience (papers and publications)  Two written references  Department appraisal (ranking) of applicants Evaluation Criteria

9  National competition for limited number of awards  Allocated submissions for competition TBA  In 2012/13 competition:  57 students submitted applications  25 of these were forwarded to SSHRC (maximum allowable)  Of the 25 submitted, 24 were approved (success rate 96%) SSHRC CGS Master’s

10  CGS Master’s Scholarships $17,500 per year (one time, non-renewable)  Available to full-time Master’s students SSHRC CGS Master’s

11  Canadian citizen or permanent resident  Be applying for support to pursue your first graduate degree and not have completed more than 12 months of full-time graduate study at proposed start date of the award  First class (A-) average in EACH of the last TWO years of study  Have not already received a master’s-level award from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR CGS Master’s – Eligibility

12  Registered full-time in first year of master’s program that includes significant research training  CGS tenable only at Canadian Universities  Completed all requirements for the bachelor’s degree (admitted unconditionally to Master’s) Eligibility to hold the award

13 Academic Excellence Weighting: 60%transcripts, awards, distinctions Research Potential Weighting: 30% analytical skills, critical thinking, skills, knowledge, judgement, originality, initiative and autonomy, determination and ability to complete projects, timeliness as demonstrated by program of study, work experience, contribution, appraisals Communication Skills Weighting: 10% demonstrated in the description of program, work experience, community involvement, extracurricular activities, appraisals, quality of application and if applicable the departmental appraisal Evaluation Criteria – CGS Master’s

14  Determine if research falls under SSHRC’s mandate by reviewing the Selecting a Funding AgencySelecting a Funding Agency  Review SSHRC funding opportunitiesSSHRC funding opportunities  Carefully read the description for your selected funding opportunity to ensure eligibility Before you apply…

15  original post-secondary transcripts  No charge for U of G transcripts if sent direct to department contact  Allow at least 3-5 business days for processing of U of G transcripts Transcripts

16  2 Letters from faculty members who know your research potential and publications  Supports information in application  Enthusiastic!!!  Focus on skills and past achievements  Strength and personal attributes Letters of Appraisal

17  List of research contributions  Link to Letter of Appraisal form  Copy of Program of Study  Letter-sized envelope with your name, address, and deadline info  Provide lot’s of time!! Forward each referee:

18  World-class doctoral students  Demonstrate leadership skills and high standard of scholarly achievement  Doctoral scholarships at $50,000 per year for 3 years  Canadian and international students are eligible to be nominated for Vanier CGS  Extremely prestigious and competitive! Vanier CGS

19  be nominated by only one Canadian university  be seeking financial support to pursue your first doctoral degree  Completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2013  First-class average (A-) in in each of the last 2 years of full-time study or equivalent  not have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRCCIHRNSERC SSHRC Vanier CGS – Eligibility

20  Vanier CGS candidates are strongly encouraged to pursue their studies at a university other than that (or those) which granted their undergraduate and graduate degrees Vanier CGS

21  Entire application is submitted electronically using ResearchNet  Hard copies of official transcripts submitted to Awards Officers, Office of Graduate Studies  Due date: September 17, 2012  Students applying for a Vanier Scholarship should also apply for NSERC PGSD or SSHRC Doctoral or CIHR Doctoral scholarship Vanier CGS – Application Process

22  A tri-agency program to support NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR and Vanier CGS holders to help offset the costs of undertaking research studies outside Canada for 3 to 6 months.  Up to $6,000 for 3 to 6 months  have accepted or hold an active CGS award  Due September 25 or May 25 each year to the Awards Officer, Office of Graduate Studies Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (MSFSS)


Download ppt "2013 – 2014 Applications Due: November 1, 2012. The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships, CGS Doctoral Scholarships and the CGS Master’s programs seek to develop."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google