Department of Cell Biology

Awards and Scholarships

NSERC CGS M

Available to students in their fourth year of an eligible undergraduate program (and to first year graduate students) who intend to pursue in the following year full-time graduate studies at the masters or doctoral level in one of the areas of the Natural Sciences or Engineering.   Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.  Information and application forms (FORM 201) can be found on the NSERC website at: www.nserc.ca and specifically http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp

[Application form will available mid-September]

Requirements: GPA of at least 3.5 in each of the last two completed years of study.

Value: $17,500 (for one year).

Department Deadline: to be determined (with agency deadline of Dec. 1)

NSERC Summer Studentship (USRA)

Available to students registered full-time in an eligible academic program leading to a bachelor's degree with a major or honors concentration in one of the Natural Sciences or in Engineering. Student must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and have completed all the course requirements of at least the first year of university study (or two academic terms) of her/her bachelor's degree at the time they hold the award.  Information and application forms (FORM 202) can be found on the NSERC web site at: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/index_eng.asp 

Requirements: GPA of at least 3.0 in their program up to the time of application.

Value: at least $1,406.25/month (for 4 months)

Department Deadline: January (exact date to be determined)

AIHS Summer Studentships

Available to undergraduate students with an exceptional academic record who wish to participate in summer research in a medical or health-related field. (Students who are currently in the last term of their undergraduate degrees must have applied either to Medical School or to a graduate program that would start in the coming Fall).  Detailed information regarding selection criteria and forms for the Undergraduate Summer Studentship can be found on the AIHS website at: http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding/training-and-early-career-funding/undergraduate-high-school/summer-studentships/?

Value : Approximately $1,300/month (the award is tenable for a minimum of 2 months and a maximum of 4 months during period May to August)

Department Deadline: January (exact date to be determined)