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SGS Information Sessions for Students on Federal and Provincial Awards (Aug 26 – Sept 2, 2020)

Submitted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2021-22 academic year). Note: international students are only eligible to apply for Vanier and OGS out of the sessions being offered.

Information sessions presented by SGS staff will be held virtually (on Zoom) and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Sessions will also be recorded and made available at a later date accessible through Quercus.

Register now for the sessions you’d like to attend by clicking on the associated links below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Wed., Aug. 26, 2020
2-3pm EDT: NSERC Doctoral Awards
3:30-4:30pm EDT: SSHRC Doctoral Awards

Thurs., Aug. 27, 2020
2-3pm EDT: Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Award (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC)
3:30-4:30pm EDT: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (for Master’s and PhD)

Wed., Sept 2, 2020
2-3pm EDT: CIHR Doctoral Award
3:30-4:30pm EDT: Vanier CGS Award (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC)

Due to the amount of content that needs to be covered, each session will begin on the hour to make full use of the allotted times. In order to maintain the flow of the presentations for the recordings, SGS staff will answer questions from students at the end of each session.


NSERC Q&A Sessions
NSERC is offering Q&A Sessions for U of T students who are apply for NSERC doctoral awards and postdoctoral fellowships. Students are asked to watch the pre-recorded videos first so they can ask NSERC staff in real time their questions.  Live streaming of the pre-recorded videos will also be available an hour before the Q&A Sessions.

Thurs., Sept 3, 2020

  • 1:00-2:00 pm – Scholarships & Fellowships program application tutorials – Live streaming of pre-recorded videos – now available on YouTube
  • 2:00-3:00 – Q&A session* for NSERC doctoral applicants
  • 3:00-4:00 – Q&A session* for NSERC postdoctoral applicants

*Links to access sessions will be distributed once available

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