2018 Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship Program at University of Guelph, Canada

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Applications are ongoing for Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship Program at the University of Guelph. The scholarships are available strictly for students entering the first semester of a master (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph.

About Highly Qualified Personnel scholarship

The OMAFRA – U of G Partnership sponsors the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Program to ensure the development of highly skilled graduates who can meet the changing demands of the agro-food and rural sector. The Partnership is to support skill development and learn to enhance the intellectual capacity of our citizens to solve current and future problems.

Scholarship Type:

Scholarships are available for students entering the first semester of a Master’s (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph.

Field of study:

Scholarships OMAFRA’s priorities are within the following seven theme areas: Agricultural Policy and Rural Development; Bioeconomy – Industrial Uses, Emergency Management, Environmental Sustainability, Food for Health, Product Development and Enhancement through Value Chain Collaborations and Production Systems (Plants and Animals).

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Scholarship Benefits:

Master’s students: $21,300 per year (up to $17,300 from HQP Program, plus $4,000 annual top-up from Faculty Advisor) and Doctoral students: $26,000 per year (up to $21,000 from HQP Program, plus $5,000 annual top-up from Faculty Advisor)

To be taken in(Country):

Canada

Scholarship Number :

Not Specified

Eligible Nationality:

Canadian and international students studying in Canada are eligible to apply

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the HQP scholarship Program, the candidate requires:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, immigrant, or studying under an international visa.
  • Have entered your first semester of a Master’s (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph.
  • candidate must not have already start a graduate program.
  • Not be an OMAFRA employee.
  • Applicants are not to concurrently hold other major awards such as NSERC, OGS, SSHRC or CIHR.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
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Application Deadline:

19th March 2018

Application Procedure:

The OMAFRA – U of G Research Program uses a web-based software called Research Management System (RMS) for processing HQP scholarship applications and reporting on projects.

  • You must register in the RMS before you can prepare an application. You do not need to register again if you have previously submitted a letter of intent (LOI) or full proposal to an OMAFRA-U of G Partnership program or an OMAFRA program through the RMS.
  • Have an RMS account? Access the login page for RMS to start an application
  • Need an RMS account? Visit RMS registration page to get a username and password
  • Student research must address OMAFRA’s research priorities
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