SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships

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What is it?The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships support high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in the social sciences and humanities. This support allows scholars to fully concentrate on their doctoral studies, to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields and to contribute to the Canadian research ecosystem during and beyond the tenure of their awards.
How much is it worth?$20,000 per year; up to 48 months
What is the deadline?October 17 (directly to SSHRC)
Am I eligible?To be eligible to apply, an applicant must: (1) be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, as of the application deadline date; (2) not have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) or SSHRC; (3) submit only one doctoral award application in a given academic year to either SSHRC, CIHR or NSERC. Nominations to the Vanier CGS program do not count towards this limit; (4) have completed no more than 48 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by December 31 of the year of application.
What is the website?http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/doctoral-doctorat-eng.aspx
Is there an Info Session?Not technically. But if there is any VIU community member that is applying for federal PhD level funding, there is a peer group you can join for guidance and editing help. Connect with Kendra if you are interested: kendra.stiwich@viu.ca

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral program (CGS-D)

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What is it?The objectives of the CGS D program are to reward and retain top-level graduate students at Canadian institutions, to enable a high-quality research training experience for award holders and to foster impacts within and beyond the research environment.
How much is it worth?$35,000 per year for 36 months
What is the deadline?October 17 (directly to SSHRC)
Am I eligible?To be eligible to apply, an applicant must: (1) be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, as of the application deadline date; (2) have completed no more than 24 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by December 31 of the year of application (no more than 36 months if transferred directly from Bachelors to a PhD or enrolled in a joint program); (3) submit only one doctoral award application in a given academic year. Nominations to the Vanier CGS program do not count towards this limit; (4) not have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC.
What is the website?http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSD-BESCD_eng.asp
Is there an Info Session?Not technically. But if there is any VIU community member that is applying for federal PhD level funding, there is a peer group you can join for guidance and editing help. Connect with Kendra if you are interested: kendra.stiwich@viu.ca

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

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What is it?The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.
How much is it worth?Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies
What is the deadline?Consult nominating institution for submission deadline.
Am I eligible? Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota.
What is the website?http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html
Is there an Info Session? Not technically. But if there is any VIU community member that is applying for federal PhD level funding, there is a peer group you can join for guidance and editing help. Connect with Kendra if you are interested: kendra.stiwich@viu.ca

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