Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGSD/PGSD)

Faculty of Graduate Studies




Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGSD/PGSD)

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in a doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering.  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) offers two types of awards through one application.  The CGS D will be offered to the top-ranked applicants and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC PGS D.

Award Value:  CGS D:  $35,000 a year (for two or three years)

                       PGS D:  $21,000 a year (for two or three years)

Application Deadline Date:  October 7, 2013  

     

Application Form:  On-line System application

 You may submit only one application per year to one Tri-Agency (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR)

You may submit an application to NSERC Doctoral and to the VANIER CGS competition in the same year.

Please refer to NSERC website for:

  • Eligibility
  • Application Instructions

Transcripts:  Students must have their up-to-date and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by October 7, 2013.

University Designate - Joanne Kremble, jkremble@brocku.ca, Graduate Funding & Awards Officer, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1. 

 

Resource Videos:

  • NSERC postgraduate programs summary: General overview on NSERC guidelines and eligibility
  • Tips on applying for an NSERC scholarship or fellowship: NSERC adjudicators provide detailed information about what should be included in your proposal
  • On-line Presentation and Attachment Standards
  • Contributions and Statements - Free Form Section (Attachment)
    • Use the following format for a reference
      o Full authorship as it appears/will appear in the original publication (with the applicant's name in bold);
      o Year;
      o Title;
      o Publication name and volume;
      o First and last page numbers.
    • Example
      • I. Contributions to research and development
        a. Articles published or accepted in refereed journals
        Li, H., Applicant, X.X., and Kay, M. (1994) Protein-structure interactions in cell membranes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 269: 1120-1124 (PhD work).

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