Monday, November 27, 2017

Graduate Scholarships Master’s Program Competition,Canada 2018-2019

Deadline: 01/12/2017 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to provide new information ... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 01/12/2017


Degree: Masters


Scholarship Description: The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to provide new information for the Canada Graduate
Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program Competition for the 2018-19 academic year


Eligibility: Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
A. Have completed, as of December 31, 2017, between zero and 12 months of full-time studies (or fulltime equivalent) in:
The master’s program for which you are requesting funding; or
The direct-entry doctoral program for which you are requesting funding; or
the combined master’s-doctoral program for which you are requesting funding; or 2018 Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Program Competition Page 2 of 5
A master’s program that was or will be fast-tracked to a doctoral program, and you are requesting funding for the first 12 months of this doctoral program;

B. Not have previously held a CGS M; note that for CIHR and NSERC, scholarship support for graduate studies (master’s and doctoral) is limited to a lifetime maximum of four years (48 months) of full-time equivalency. If you have received the maximum support toward your graduate-level studies by any of the three federal granting agencies, you may not be eligible to apply for a CGS M;
C. Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host institution, in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); ) At McMaster, a first-class average for this competition is a Minimum A- (10/12)
D.Submit a maximum of one scholarship application per academic year to either CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC
(the Research Portal will allow the application to be submitted to up to five institutions – refer to Application Procedures).

Benefits: Scholarships of $17,500.00 for 12 months, non-renewable will be awarded.


Application: A complete application includes the following documents:
A.  The outline of the proposed research (including the bibliography and citations);
 Outline of proposed research (maximum of one page);
 Bibliography/citations (maximum of one page).
B.  All undergraduate and graduate transcripts;
1. Up-to-date official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies should be included in the application. Retain the paper copy of any uploaded transcripts, as you may be asked to provide it for verification purposes.
2. Up-to-date transcripts are defined as transcripts dated or issued in the fall session of the year of application (if currently registered) or after the last term completed (if not currently registered)
3. Official transcripts are defined according to institutional guidelines. Ensure that the transcripts uploaded meet the internal requirements at each institution selected in your application. Contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or its equivalent) at the institutions selected in your application to determine their requirements.
4. If your institution does not provide transcripts, you can submit, in lieu of a transcript, a letter bearing the official institution seal/stamp or a letter signed by the Dean of Graduate Studies or equivalent confirming 1) your program of study, 2) your registration status and 3) the fact that the institution does not provide transcripts.
5.  If transcripts are not provided for all programs of study listed in the CCV, the selection committee(s) will have less information on which to base their assessment, which may put your application at a disadvantage.
6.  If an applicant has not provided the up-to-date official transcripts needed to determine if they have achieved a first-class average in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent), their application will be deemed ineligible.

Scholarship Website: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/medsci/documents/2018CGSMastersCompetition.pdf