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Canadian Dairy Commission M.Sc. Scholarship [I5314]

Donor(s):Canadian Dairy Commission
Value:2 awards of $20,000 (payable over 3 semesters starting in the Fall with the possibility of a one-time renewal to a maximum of $40,000 over 6 semesters)
  • Apply By Letter
  • Research Proposal
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Letter
Deadline:August 15
  • Canadian
  • NonCanadian

The Canadian Dairy Commission generously supports these scholarships to encourage and support dairy related graduate studies and to increase career opportunities in the Canadian Dairy industry among aspiring students. Selection will be based on academic excellence and strong research potential. Apply to the OAC Awards Committee ( by August 15 with a two-page letter outlining the significance of your research to the dairy industry; a two-page research proposal; a CV and a letter of reference from your advisor outlining your academic excellence and research potential. Please include your name, student ID and the name of the scholarship on each page of your application. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to provide a one page outline of their proposed thesis to the OAC Awards Office to be included in the College’s annual report to the CDC. Students beyond semester level 3 are not eligible. This award is not tenable with the Brock Doctoral Scholarship, Arrell Scholarships, Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships, Dairy Farmers of Ontario Doctoral Research Assistantship, or Tri-Council Scholarships, including the Vanier.

Students registered in any U of G Master’s offered by OAC who are Canadian or Permanent Residents and who are conducting research related to the Canadian Dairy Industry in any of the following areas: 1. adding value to dairy ingredients; 2. developing new applications and dairy food products based on bio-medicine; 3. understanding the dairy matrix and the functionality of dairy products; 4. understanding the microbiology of milk and dairy products; 5. enhancing sustainable development and eco-efficiency; 6. controlling water cycle and reducing water usage; 7. improving farm efficiency; 8. reducing cost of milk production; 9. improving animal health and welfare; 10. reducing risks of antimicrobial resistance