VANIER-NSERC-OGS SCHOLARSHIPS

VERY IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR ALL STUDENTS

2012-13 NSERC VANIER CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: 
	Wednesday, October 5, 2011
2012-13 NSERC POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: 
	Wednesday, October 12, 2011
2012-13 ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: 
	Wednesday, October 19, 2011

**Students planning to register in the mathematics graduate program in 
2012-13 and who qualify to apply MUST apply for government scholarships 
in order to be considered for any university or departmental
funding.  Students exempt from applying are students who have 
secured NSERC funding in 2012-13.**

**Students applying for both NSERC and OGS applications need only 
order one original official transcript.  The original official transcript 
will be uploaded by Ida to the NSERC website and the hard copy will 
be included in the OGS application package.**

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NSERC VANIER CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 2011

The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class 
doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate
both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarship achievement 
in graduate studies.

For more information, please visit http://www.vanier.gc.ca  

Students must be nominated by the department and the department will 
have a nomination quota, usually 2.  
Canadian and international students are eligible to be nominated.

If you wish to be considered, please contact the math graduate office 
and submit an application by the deadline as follows:

Vanier website for eligibility requirements 
http://www.vanier.gc.ca/eng/eligibility-admissibilite.aspx ,
nomination 
http://www.vanier.gc.ca/eng/nomination_process-processus_de_mise_en_candidature.aspx
and step-by step application instructions 
http://www.vanier.gc.ca/eng/nomination_process-processus_de_mise_en_candidature.aspx#researchnet_instructions

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NSERC POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP DEPARTMENT DEADLINE - 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12TH, 2011

- citizenship restrictions: must be Canadian citizen or 
Canadian permanent resident
- other eligibility requirements are listed at 
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/BellandPostgrad-BelletSuperieures_eng.asp

NSERC APPLICATION WORKSHOP for students (St. George campus): 
Friday, September 16, 10-12, in SS2135, 100 St. George St.
(UTM Campus Workshop: Wed., Sept. 21, 10-12, William G. Davis Building, Room 3129; 
UTSC Campus Workshop: Thurs., Sept. 22, 1:10-3:00, New Council Chambers, Room AA160)

NSERC Video Tutorial for Students: 
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/Videos-Videos/SFTips_eng.asp

Application is completed on-line: 
https://ebiz.nserc.ca/nserc_web/nserc_register_e.htm

NSERC FAQ page: 
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/OnlineServices-ServicesEnLigne/FAQ-FAQ_eng.asp

Step by Step Application Instructions: 
http://www.nserc-crsng.ca/OnlineServices-ServicesEnLigne/Instructions/201/e.asp

- Students must order official updated transcripts from any university 
they have attended in North America.  Students can hand-deliver the 
sealed transcripts to the math graduate office by Wednesday, October 12, 
or request the transcript to be mailed directly to the unit by the deadline.  

- The Math University Designate who will upload the transcript(s) 
is Ida Bulat, ida@math.toronto.edu

- Two reference reports on student are required.  Referees will be 
sent notification regarding the request for a reference.  
They must complete their reports on-line and must do so by 
the October 12th deadline. 

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ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP - ABSOLUTE deadline 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH, 2011,
final date by which all students must submit their complete OGS 
application to the department.
After this date, the application will no longer be accessible on line 
by students (all printing of online applications must be done prior to 
this date as well).

OGS APPLICATION WORKSHOP for STUDENTS (ST. GEORGE): 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011,
10:00 - 12:00 noon, Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2135, 100 St. George St.

- https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/A-ZListofAid/PRD1346626.html

- no citizenship restriction

- overall average of at least an A-, or the equivalent, on the last 
20 one-term/semester courses for undergraduate applicants and beginning
graduate students Years 1 and 2; 
overall A- average on all graduate courses completed for senior graduate 
students (Years 3 and beyond)

Students must assemble the following documents and submit  by the deadline 
listed above:

1. completed OGS application (all pages printed)
2. application checklist
3. two academic assessment reports
4. statement of interest (for master's students) or plan of study 
(for doctorate students)
5. list of significant academic accomplishments
6. list of scholarships or awards
7. official/original Canadian or US university transcripts 
(undergraduate and graduate, if applicable)
8. transcripts from foreign universities, other than the US, 
will be copied by the department
9. copy of student study permit for international students

Unsuccessful OGS applications from domestic students will also be 
considered for Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships in Science and Technology 
in spring 2012. 
Students who have held 4 years of government scholarships and do 
not qualify to apply for an OGS can be considered for the QEII 
scholarship.  These students should submit
OGS paper applications by the October 19th deadline.

Please do not hesitate to drop my the math graduate office if you 
have any questions.

It is important that the deadlines listed above are met.
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