2013 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program, Canada

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Through Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS), the three federal research granting agencies each year support 2,000 doctoral students and 2,000 master’s students in all disciplines.Most Canadian universities receive a CGS allocation indicating the number of students they can nominate for scholarships. Students registered in a degree program at a university that did not receive an allocation must apply directly to SSHRC.The Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarships funding opportunity seeks to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students in the social sciences and humanities who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.Tenable only at eligible Canadian universities, Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarships are open to applicants who will be registered as full-time students in a master’s or combined undergraduate/graduate program, or in the first year of a combined MA/PhD program, and in a discipline supported by SSHRC.

Most SSHRC funding is awarded through open competitions. Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarship proposals may involve any disciplines, thematic areas, approaches or subject areas eligible for SSHRC funding.To qualify to apply to this funding opportunity, you must: -Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada -Be applying for support to pursue your first graduate degree (i.e., master’s or equivalent) and not have completed more than 12 months of full-time graduate study at the proposed start date of the award (all previous studies at the graduate level, regardless of discipline, will be included in determining eligibility) -Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent -Not have already received an award for master’s-level study from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR; and -Not be applying for graduate funding in the 2012-13 academic year to NSERC or CIHR -At the time of application, you need not be assured admission to a particular university or to a degree program -If you completed your bachelor’s degree before January 1, 2008 (the date that you completed all degree requirements, not the date of your graduation) and have not been registered at a university since that date, you are not eligible to apply to this funding opportunity.

Deadline: Direct applications: December 13, 2012 or University applications: February 4, 2013

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