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NSERC Doctoral Scholarship Application Due October 21, 2013 (must not be late) (Expired)

NSERC Doctoral Scholarship


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 CGS D will be offered to the top-ranked applicants and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC PGS D. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies and seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields. NSERC encourages interested and qualified Aboriginal students to apply.

Area(s) of Study:     Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics

To be considered eligible for support, as of the application 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 recognized by 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 Criteria) in one of the areas of the natural sciences and engineering supported by NSERC; and
  •     have obtained a first-class average (a grade of at least "A-") in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).

Student Status: Full-time

For details, see

If you think you may be eligible, talk to your supervisor or contact Grad Studies for more information.

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