SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINES TENABLE 2001-2002 * MAJOR COMPETITIONS N.B. – Applications for major scholarship competitions for students currently enrolled at Trent University must be sent to Agency by Office of Research and Graduate Studies. APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE!!! Agency Award Agency University Deadline Deadline Mackenzie King - Traveling Scholarships for graduate study in February 2 Traveling & Open International Relations – 4 or 5 awards, $12,000 Scholarships Trust - Open scholarship for graduate study in Canada or February 2 elsewhere in any discipline – 1 award: $9,000 Natural Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship ($35,000 p.a.) November 15 and Engineering Research Council Postgraduate scholarships ($17,000 – $19,000 p.a.) May also November 24 October 20 (NSERC) include a travel allowance. [ Industrial PGS, tenable at nominating University and Industry Sponsor ] Note: Students not registered at a Canadian University must apply directly to agency by Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Award (Max. Open $5,000) – must be supervised by NSERC eligible companies. -research experience in industry, primarily for 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year students. Undergraduate Student Research Award (Max. $5,000) – January available to full-time students in years 1, 2, 3, or 4; must be supervised by a faculty member holding an NSERC award. Awards available only at the institution where the student is enrolled. Trent University has a quota of 14 awards. Ontario Ministry of Ontario Graduate Scholarships – 1300 awards (all subjects) - November 30 October 22 Education and $5,000 per term for 2 or three terms. [Can receive up to 4 OGS Training awards, 2 at Master’s level – must reapply annually]. Note: Students not registered at a Canadian University must November 15 apply directly to agency by Rhodes Rhodes Scholarship for study at Oxford University (12,000 October 19 October 5 Scholarship Trust pounds p.a. for 2 years) ***VERY prestigious*** [Note: The Office of Research and Graduate Studies will arrange an interview with the President as part of the application process.] Social Sciences & Postdoctoral Fellowship ($28,000 p.a.) October 1 Humanities Research Council Also other postdoctoral awards: (SSHRC) Jules and Gabrielle Leger Fellowship ($50,000) October, 2001 Bora Laskin National Fellowship ($55,000) October, 2000 Therese F.-Casgrain Fellowship ($40,000) June 15, 2002 Doctoral Fellowship ($16,620 p.a.) January 15 December 3 Note: Students not registered at a Canadian University must November 15 apply directly to agency by Queen’s Fellowship ($14,000 p.a. ++) [1 or 2 awards selected from doctoral candidates in Canadian Studies] William E. Taylor Fellowship ($14,000 p.a. ++) [awarded to most outstanding successful Doctoral Fellowship candidate] Wildlife Habitat Graduate Scholarship Program (for studies in habitat September 30 September 15 Canada conservation). 2 awards – Master’s level $10,000/yr. for 2 years; Doctoral level, $12,000/yr. for 3 years OTHER AWARDS N.B. – Applications or further information available from the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. Applications normally sent direct to Agency unless marked (*). Agency Award Agency Deadline Association of Canadian CANADIAN NORTHERN STUDIES TRUST AWARDS Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Caribou Research Bursary (to support studies of Barren Ground Caribou) January 31 Cooperative Bursary (for studies contributing to development of January 31 Cooperative in the North) Research Support opportunity in Arctic Environmental Studies January 31 Royal Canadian Geographical Society Studentship in Northern Geography January 31 (1 Award to an outstanding student whose studies will advance knowledge of Geography of the North) Special Bursary for Northern Residents (to engage in an educational January 31 experience at a Canadian University) Studentships in Northern Studies January 31 (to support students enrolled in degree programs who will engage in thesis research involving direct northern experience) Association of GRADUATE PROGRAMS Universities & Colleges of Canada (AUCC) - Cable telecommunications Research Fellowship February 1 - Dept. of National Defence Security & Defence M.A/Ph.D. Programs February 1 - Dept. of National Defence R.B. Byers Postdoctoral Fellowships in February 1 Security & Defence Studies - Emergency Preparedness Canada Research Fellowship (doctoral) February 1 - Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship (tenable at Harvard U.) February 1 - Petro Canada Graduate Research Award Program February 1 Cambridge Canada Cambridge Scholarship (for study at U. Cambridge in any October 20 Commonwealth Trust discipline leading to Ph.D.) - up to 5 Fees Scholarships awarded Canada Council Aid to Artists & exploration Grants (performing arts, writing and Various publishing, visual and media arts) – not for graduate study Canada – Environment Scholarship for Research in Forest Meteorology/Climatology or Fire May 29 Canada Meteorology – available to students already registered in graduate studies, for a topic related to a problem specific to Canada - 4 awards valued at $2,500 Canada – National See AUCC, Graduate Programs Defence Canadian Association of J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowships (for doctoral study in any field at a April 30 University Teachers Canadian university; must have already completed one year of graduate work) – one award $5,000 Canadian Bureau for Celanese Canada International Fellowships for Canadians to study and do March 1 International Education research outside North America ($10,000). See: http://www.cbie.ca Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships (most subject areas) Commonwealth Scholarship & - India, Sri Lanka, Trinidad, Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom October 24 Fellowship Committee - New Zealand (2001/02) December 22 (administered by I.C.C.S.) Organization of American States PRA Fellowship January 31 - Fellowships are granted for periods of 3 months to 2 years, for advanced study at the graduate level or research (in a host country). See application for further details. Canadian Federation of Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: 1 award $10,000 November 15 University Women Professional Fellowship: 1 award $5,000 November 15 See brochure for other awards valued at $1,000-$3,000 November 15 Canadian International Scholarship Program for Canadians (for graduate study/research in areas March 31 Development Agency related to international development assistance) See: http://www.cbie.ca Canadian Library For entrance to an accredited Canadian Library School May 1 Association - H.W. Wilson Scholarship (1 award, $2,000) - C.L.A. Dafoe Scholarship (1 award, $1,750) For entrance to an accredited library school, USA or Canada May 1 - Howard V. Phalin, World Book Graduate Scholarship Canadian Water Scholarships for studies of Canadian water resources: October 31 Resources Association - 2 Graduate awards, $1,250 each CUSO Overseas employment opportunities 151 Slater St, Ottawa K1P 5H5 Entomological Society of Scholarships for Graduate study in Entomology June 15 Canada (for students entering first year) – 2 awards $2,000 each The Hamilton Eastburn Fellowship for postdoctoral study in Canada December 31 Foundation IODE War Memorial Scholarships for Graduate Study (for those already enrolled December 1 in a doctoral program) - 9 awards ($12,000 for study in Canada; $15,000 for study overseas within the Commonwealth) International Council for FOREIGN GRADUATE AWARDS – includes monthly allowance, academic October 31 Canadian Studies fees, medical/life insurance, round-trip airfare. Graduate Awards for study or research in the following countries: Colombia Finland France Germany (DAAD) Mexico – (DEADLINE: January 31) There are also graduate study/research awards administered by the Various embassies for Italy, Japan, Netherlands and Spain International Doctoral Research award for research related to sustainable and equitable May 15 Development Research development – up to $20,000 p.a. December 15 Centre (IDRC) Izaak Walton Killam For postgraduate study at Dalhousie University ($13,500 Masters; Memorial Scholarships $14,300 Ph.D.) Kappa Kappa Gamma $5,000 Scholarship for Canadian Women pursuing a doctoral degree in Foundation of Canada Canada or the USA. Medical Research Studentships offered to graduate students in full-time health research Council training. Application made by proposed supervisor, NOT by student. National Institute on Studentships – See Roeher Institute file March 31 Mental Retardation New Brunswick, Lord Beaverbrook Scholarships in Law March 31 University of - tenable at UNB Women’s Doctoral Scholarship Program – for women residents of NB June 30 registered in non-traditional Ph.D. program: 10 Awards values at $5,000/yr. Ontario – Education and - Ontario Graduate Scholarships (see Major Competition Listing) Training - Ontario-Quebec Health & Social Services Study Program provides March 1 French-speaking Ontario residents with opportunity to pursue postsecondary studies in the French language in Quebec; must agree to enter into an agreement to return and provide health and social services in French in Ontario. - Ontario-Quebec Exchange Fellowships (for study in the second January 31 language at a Quebec university) - Official Language Monitor Program (funded by the Dept. of April Secretary of State, Canada) – TA in second language - Second Language Bursaries and Fellowships May - Sir John A. MacDonald Graduate Fellowship in Canadian History March 4 - Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) – details from the Financial Aid Office Rotary Foundation Scholarships/Fellowships (must be sponsored by local Rotary Club) March Royal Canadian Grants in Aid of Research (to support undergraduate research on Various Geographical Society geographical topics) – awarded to individuals or groups Schmeelk, Richard J. Fellowships tenable at Laval or UWO in Business, Commerce, Applied or February 15 Canada Fellowship Social Sciences - $15,000/yr for up to 2 years Shastri Indo-Canadian Student Fellowships (for research and study, and language training in October 10 Institute (Montreal) India) Soil and Water Kenneth Grant Research Scholarship – available to SWXS members who April 1 Conservation Society are undertaking graduate research on soil and water preservation. - 1 award of $1,400 Soroptimist Foundation Canadian Soroptimist Grants for Women (graduate awards for studies January 31 of Canada leading to careers in serving other women) - up to 5 awards; $5,000 each Trent University J.J. Robinette Prize Fall - prize awarded to a graduate of Trent who has commenced the study of law at another university Universities and Overseas Research Student Awards Colleges of Great Britain - Fee support scheme to meet difference between level of home and overseas tuition at British universities – postgraduate program must involve research. - Application obtained & submitted through university offering admission World Wildlife Fund McNaughton Conservation Scholarship for Graduate Research with either February 14 Canada plants or animals at risk in Canada – 2 awards, $5,000 each See also listings in University Calendars and resource books such as: - Canadian Directory of Awards for Graduate Study - Guide to Federal Sources of Financial Aid for Canadian Post-Secondary Students - The Grants Register - Scholarships Guide for Commonwealth Postgraduate Students - UNESCO: Study Abroad, International Scholarships, International Courses The Office of Research & Graduate Studies has developed excellent links to graduate schools and financial aid information which can be found on our homepage: Scholarship lists via http://www.trentu.ca/gradstudies/gradlink.html In many cases you can now request information about graduate programs and funding opportunities directly online from University graduate schools and/or programs worldwide. Remember to keep such requests short and to the point [e.g., “…please send application materials for your graduate/Master’s/Ph.D. program in Anthropology/Mathematics/etc./ as well as information on funding opportunities…”, followed by your full mailing address. Please note that various scholarship listings are available by checking out information provided by other universities on the Web.
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