2015-2016 Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships for International Students , and applications are submitted till November 1st, 2014. Each year, the government of Canada offers doctoral research scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields. The maximum annual value of the scholarship is $20 000. The scholarship holder may also receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000 during the nine sessions or 36 months. Only students who have been pre selected by a Québec university may apply for these scholarships. Applicants must consult the deadlines of the universities for pre selection. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): Québec University | Canada
Level: doctoral studies
Field(s): natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.
Deadline: November 1st, 2014
Funded By: Government of Canada
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships are targeted for International Students except Canadian.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Scholarships are tenable for first nine sessions or 36 months.
‣ Scholarship covers: The maximum annual value of the doctoral research scholarship for international students is $20 000. During the eligibility period (nine sessions or 36 months), the scholarship holder may receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000. Each payment of up to $6 667 covers a period of four months or one session.
‣ The doctoral research scholarships program for international students (DE) of the Research Fund of Quebec – Nature and Technology (FRQNT) aims to stimulate international students’ interest in beginning or pursuing doctoral studies in Québec and provide financial support to leading international PhD candidates in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.
‣ Meet all eligibility criteria by the competition deadline on November 1st, 2014.
‣ Have been pre selected by a Québec University by September 30th, 2014.
‣ Not have obtained a merit scholarship for international students from the Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports in Quebec or one of the Research Fund of Quebec.
‣ Not be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
‣ Not have submitted an application for permanent residence under Canadian immigration laws.
Selection Criteria for 2015-2016 Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships
‣ Applications are evaluated according the following criteria:
Notification for 2015-2016 Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships
‣ The board of directors of the Fund will announce its decision electronically in late April, advising applicants directly via their e-files.
‣ Each applicant will be informed of his/her ranking and may print his/her announcement letter.
‣ Only students who have been preselected by a Québec university may apply to the competition.
‣ University representatives who preselect applicants must fill out the applicant nomination form, which is available on the extranet site of the Fund.
‣ The form must be submitted electronically by September 30th, 2014, at 4 p.m. pre selected applicants will receive a personal identification number (PIN) and password and must then fill out an e-form.
‣ These forms must be filled out and submitted electronically by the competition deadline on November 1st, 2014, at midnight (Quebec time), by post or e-mail at pbeee-at-frq.gouv.qc.ca.
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: Applicants must consult the deadlines of the universities for preselection. Submission to FRQNT of the applications recommended by universities: 30 September 2014. Applicants must send their complete files directly to the FRQNT by the competition deadline on November 1st, 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship