The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is launching the 2020 National Essay Challenge (NEC) to support emerging scholars across Canadian universities in policy-relevant research. The NEC is designed to generate evidence-based insights on IRCC policies. It encourages graduate students to learn more about immigration research and policy, and it raises awareness about the availability of data and supporting resources.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships This award, the most prestigious of its type in Canada, has continuously attracted the very best scholars in the social sciences and humanities, individuals with a passion for public engagement and who are likely to become leading national and international figures. Canadian citizens, permanent residents and foreign citizens are eligible to apply. The value of the award is $60,000 per year (this includes an annual travel allowance of up to $20,000) for three years. The internal University of Guelph deadline to apply online is December 9, 2019.
The Study in Canada Scholarships program aims to increase opportunities for post-secondary institutions across Canada to welcome students from Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Comoros, Djibouti, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Liberia, Mauritania, Micronesia, Palau, Tonga, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Vanuatu. Palestinian students from the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem are also eligible. This program is open to students from all academic disciplines, for programs of up to two years (20 months) in duration at the post-secondary level leading to a diploma, post-secondary or post-graduate certificate, or Master’s degree at a college, technical or vocational institute or university in Canada. To be considered for a scholarship, candidate students must first apply for admission to an academic program at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Please visit the Study in Canada Scholarships website for complete eligibility information.
The Mitacs Accelerate Industrial postdoc program provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit, as well as access to professional skills training courses. Postdocs can build a longer-term collaboration with a company or not-for-profit, apply their expertise to real-world problems and connect with a potential employer.
Shannon Brown, Knowledge Mobilization Manager with the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, will present a manual that was developed to share research into knowledge translation and transfer (KTT) leading practices and lessons learned from agri-food and rural research implemented over the past decade.
Skills for Research Impact is a 9-part workshop series (October to April) for faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. Sessions will cover topics key to effective research communications and engagement of non-academic audiences, including policy, industry and community stakeholders.
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
In honour of the achievement of John Charles Polanyi, recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Government of the Province of Ontario has established a fund to provide annually up to five prizes to outstanding researchers in the early stages of their career who are continuing to post-doctoral studies or have recently started a faculty appointment at an Ontario university. The prizes are available in the areas broadly defined as Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Economic Science. Open to individuals normally resident in Ontario. Application Deadline: December 2, 2019Prize Value: $20,000
The community of autism scholars fostered by this Awards Program will excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge concerning child autism, and its translation into improved health for children, more effective services and products for children with autism, and increase the province's capacity in diagnosis and assessment of autism and a strengthened treatment system. Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
The community of women's health scholars fostered by this Awards Program will excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge about women's health and its translation into improved health for women, more effective health services and products for women, and a strengthened health care system. Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Application Deadline: December 2, 2019