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Research Fields TEST Natural Sciences and Engineering
Categories Engineering
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship Canadian or Permanent Resident
Eligibility Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in a doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering. The CGS will be offered to the top-ranked applicants at the doctoral-level and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC PGS.


To be considered eligible for support, as of the deadline date, you must:

* be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;

* hold, or expect to hold (at the time you take up the award), a degree in science or engineering from a university whose standing is acceptable to NSERC (if you have a degree in a field other than science or engineering, NSERC may accept your application at its discretion);

* intend to pursue, in the following year, full-time graduate studies and research at the doctoral-level in an eligible program (see Eligibility) in one of the areas of the natural sciences and engineering supported by NSERC; and

* have obtained a first-class average (a grade of "A-") in EACH of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).

You are not eligible to receive scholarship support while you are in a qualifying year of study. There are two types of scholarships available through the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships programs: CGS D and PGS D. Visit http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/BellandPostgrad-BelletSuperieures_eng.asp for details.

Value CGS D $35,000 / yr for two or three years; PGS D $21,000 / year (for two or three years)
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS D)- without exception, this award is tenable only at eligible Canadian universities. NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships - you may take up your PGS D at any eligible Canadian university. You may also take it up at any eligible foreign university, provided you have received a previous degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a Canadian university.
Deadlines October 6
Application Details Applications are available at http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/BellandPostgrad-BelletSuperieures_eng.asp

Applicants must apply online through NSERC's on-line system as instructed by NSERC (see NSERC's website). The University of Manitoba's internal deadline to submit applications on NSERC's on-line system is October 20, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered. Deadline to submit internal application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies is October 20, 2017.


Applicants must submit the following items to the Awards Office, Faculty of Graduate Studies on or before October 6, 2017. Ensure the items are addressed to Rowena Krentz:

1. Submit transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended. Transcripts showing current registration must be submitted as well; even if no grades have been issued. Only official transcripts from the Registrar's Office are accepted. For international transcripts ONLY (not including US transcripts); certified true copies are acceptable. These can be obtained from your department. Each page of the transcript(s) must be signed by the department and they must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the department's signature across the seal.

Please submit your transcripts as instructed above to the Awards Office, Faculty of Graduate Studies, 500 University Centre, R3T 2N2 on or before October 6, 2017. And, ensure you submit your on-line application by October 20, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

Contact: Rowena.Krentz@umanitoba.ca

Faculty of Graduate Studies, 500 University Centre

Updated: September 8, 2017


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