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Canadian Poultry Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to postgraduate students conducting or planning to conduct research on poultry at a Canadian university.

Overview
Value $5,000 per year for one year for master’s students and up to two years for doctoral students
How to Apply See below
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What is the purpose of the scholarship?

The purpose of the Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) Postgraduate Scholarship is to:

  • encourage and support graduate students to carry out research in an aspect of poultry science;
  • build Canada’s intellectual capacity in poultry science; and
  • promote graduate research in poultry science at Canadian universities.

Are you eligible to hold a scholarship?

You must be or plan to be a postgraduate student at a Canadian university conducting or planning to conduct research on poultry.

What kind of support does this scholarship provide?

If you are a successful applicant, the CPRC will award a scholarship of $5,000 per year up to a maximum of two years.

The CPRC will offer one new scholarship annually.

How do you apply?

To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit the following documents to the CPRC as indicated in the CPRC’s annual call for applications issued to poultry scientists at Canadian universities: 

  • a copy of your successful scholarship application;
  • a two-page (12-point font) résumé describing your career goals and academic and extracurricular activities that support your interests in poultry research; and
  • a statement of endorsement from your research supervisor describing why you are particularly suitable for this award.

The scientists are responsible for notifying their postgraduate students of the call for applications.

Review procedures

Applications will be evaluated and the successful candidate chosen according to the following criteria:

  • relevance of the applicant’s research program to industry priorities;
  • the applicant’s qualifications, such as academic excellence, demonstrated and potential research ability, industry knowledge and experience, and professional and extracurricular activities; and
  • the applicant’s potential to impact the poultry industry.

Notification of decision

The CPRC will inform all applicants whether they were successful or not.

Payment

The first payment will be made directly to the applicant in one instalment upon confirmation of the commencement date of their program of study. Upon request, payments for subsequent years will be made directly to the candidate upon receipt of a progress report not to exceed one page.

Address

Canadian Poultry Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship
350 Sparks Street, Suite 1007
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 7S8

Tel.: 613-566-5916
Fax: 613-241-5999
Email: info@cp-rc.ca
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