OMAFRA - U of G Partnership Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship

Sponsor

OMAFRA - U of G Partnership

Program

Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship

For More Information

http://hqp.icreate4.esolutionsgroup.ca/omafra_partnership/hqp/en/index.asp

Description

HQP students are highly skilled and talented graduate students who are engaged in research related to the agri-food and rural sectors. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for an HQP scholarship you:

  • Are entering into your first semester of a Master's Thesis or Ph.D. program
  • Are a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or are studying under an International Visa
  • You will be registered in a full-time graduate program at U of G

To be eligible for an HQP scholarship you are NOT:

  • Currently registered at the University of Guelph in the program that you are applying for a scholarship (i.e. already started your program)
  • A current OMAFRA employee
  • Receiving another major student stipend such as an award from NSERC, OGS, SSHRC, CIHR

Funding Availability

The maximum annual allocation to students will be based on the following guidelines. 

  • First Year of enrolment in program:
    • Master's by Thesis: $17,300 for the year from the HQP Program + $2,000 'top-up' from the supervising faculty member
    • Doctoral: $21,000 for the year from the HQP Program + $5,000 'top-up' from the supervising faculty member
  • Second Year of enrolment in program:
    • Master's by Thesis: $17,300 for the year from the HQP Program + $2,000 'top-up' from the supervising faculty member
    • Doctoral: $21,000 for the year from the HQP Program + $5,000 'top-up' from the supervising faculty member
  • Third Year  of enrolment in program:
    • Doctoral: $21,000 for the year from the HQP Program + $5,000 'top-up' from the supervising faculty member

Special Notes

Scholarships are available for students entering thesis-based MSc and Ph.D. programs.  Applicants and faculty are asked to pay careful attention to the requirements of the application.

Potential scholarship start dates for successful applicants are May 1, 2017, September 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018. 

Deadlines

TypeDateNotes
External Deadline

Applications will be accepted once each year and are only accepted by the web-based system available through the web site.  The date for the next round for students starting their first semester of a graduate program in Summer 2017, Fall 2017 or Winter 2018 will be February 6 to 24, 2017.

How to Apply

http://hqp.icreate4.esolutionsgroup.ca/omafra_partnership/hqp/en/howtoapply/ApplicationFormandApplying.asp?_mid_=7615

For Questions, please contact

Al Sullivan
Professor and HQP Scholarship Program Co-ordinator
University of Guelph
Phone Ext 52792
Email:  
asulliva@uoguelph.ca

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