SSHRC Master's Scholarships
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarships Program (CGS-M)
The following is for general information only. See the SSHRC website for full details.
Applications are to be completed online, and students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all the eligibility requirements and have adhered to the scholarship application guidelines.
Students registered at Wilfrid Laurier University must submit their application to their home department by the stated deadline (see Related Information below).
Duration of Award
- 12 months, non-renewable (only held in Canada)
Eligibility to Apply
- be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- not be under SSHRC sanction for financial or research misconduct
- be applying for support to pursue your first graduate degree
- have attained a first-class average (GPA of 10 or A–) in each of the last 2 years of study
- you apply in November 2012 for support starting in May or September 2013 (or January 2014 under exceptional circumstances)
- not have already received an award for master's-level study from SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR
- not be applying to NSERC or CIHR for graduate funding for the 2013-2014 academic year
- you do not need to be admitted to a master's program at the time of application
- academic excellence (first class average, GPA 10.0 (A-), in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent) (weighted at 60%)
- research potential (weighted at 30%)
- communication skills (weighted at 10%)
Note that only students who are in programs which include significant research training will be approved. Research training normally involves:
- completing course work in research methods and/or statistics appropriate for the discipline or field of study;
- acquiring knowledge and experience that enables the student to critique and interpret research and scholarly work in the field;
- demonstrating the ability to conduct original research by the completion of a thesis, major research paper or major research project.
Conditions of Award
- at time of taking up scholarship, you must be registered full time in an eligible program of study in the social sciences and humanities at a recognized Canadian university
- you must have completed all the requirements for the bachelor's degree at the time of taking up the scholarship
Questions? Contact your Graduate Admissions and Records Officer in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
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