Canada: University Of Guelph CGS MSc Scholarships, 2019.

Institution/University: University Of Guelph

Country Of Study: Canada

Level Of Study: Masters

Application Deadline: 1 December, 2019

Application is currently ongoing at the University Of Guelph CGS MSc Scholarships In CanadaThe scholarship program is designed to assist in developing research skills and to train highly qualified personnel and support students who show a high standard of achievement in their studies at both undergraduate and graduate level.

The selection process and post-award administration for the University Of Guelph CGS MSc Scholarships are carried out at the institutional level, under the guidance of the three agencies.

The University Of Guelph CGS MSc Scholarships is offered by the Tri-council which allocatesawards to universities specifying the number of awards that each may offer to their students annually. CGS awards can only be offered to students pursuing University of Guelph graduate programs at eligible Canadian universities, and the award must be held at the university that has made the offer..


Host Nationality:

The scholarship can be taken in CANADA.

Eligible Nationality:

The University of Guelph Graduate Scholarship is available to Canadian citizens.

Scholarship Benefits:

$17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable


To be eligible, you must:

  • Canadian students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  •  Have applied or is willing to apply for full-time admission to a graduate program at the master or doctoral level at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation;
  • Stick to the internal deadline to apply for admission to your intended program of study.
  • As at December 31 of the year of application, you mut have completed between zero and 12 months of full-time studies (or full-time equivalent) in the program for which you are requesting funding, which may be:
  • a master’s program;
  • A doctoral program that you are entering without having ever been enrolled in a master’s program (i.e., direct-entry);
  • A combined masters doctoral program or a masters program that will lead to a doctoral either before or after award activation, with no master’s degree conferred.
  • A master’s program that the degree requirements will be completed before the end of the award. this will however allow the award to continue into an eligible doctoral program; or
  • between four and 12 months of full-time study (or full-time equivalent) in a master’s program for which the degree requirements will be completed before activation of the award, allowing it to be activated during the subsequent doctoral program for which you are requesting funding (CIHR and NSERC only);
  • Not have previously held a CGS M. 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
  • 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;
  • 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);
  • 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 three institution

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete and submit the online application using the Research Portal. Students should refer to the CGS M application instructions for details on how to complete their application. Also, the Canadian Common CV (CCV) must be completed and the confirmation number uploaded to the CGS M application on the Research Portal.

All applications will be ranked and reviewed according to the proposed or current department. This will be done at the office of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards Committee where they will select those that will be offered a CGS M Award at the University of Guelph.

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