Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship Program at University of Guelph in Canada, 2018

  • University of Guelph
  • Masters
  • International Students
  • Canada

Scholarship Description:

Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship Program at University of Guelph in Canada, 2018 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of taught at University of Guelph . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Scholarship Description: The University of Guelph is inviting applications for Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship Program. The scholarships are available for students entering the first semester of a master (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph.

The OMAFRA – U of G Partnership funds the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Program to support the development of highly skilled graduates who can meet the changing demands of the agri-food and rural sector. The health of these sectors depends on a vibrant talent pool of skilled, forward-thinking learners.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for students entering the first semester of a Master’s (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph.


Available Subject: Scholarships OMAFRA’s priorities are contained within the following seven theme areas: Agricultural Policy and Rural Development; Bioeconomy – Industrial Uses, Emergency Management, Environmental Sustainability, Food for Health, Product Development and Enhancement through Value Chain Collaborations and Production Systems (Plants and Animals).

Scholarship Benefits: Master’s students: $21,300 per year (up to $17,300 from HQP Program, plus $4,000 annual top-up from Faculty Advisor) and Doctoral students: $26,000 per year (up to $21,000 from HQP Program, plus $5,000 annual top-up from Faculty Advisor)

 

Eligible Nationalities: Canadian and international students studying in Canada are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the HQP Scholarship Program you must:
Be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or studying under an international visa;
Be entering your first semester of a Master’s (thesis-based) or PhD program at the University of Guelph;
Not have already started your graduate program;
Not be an OMAFRA employee
Not concurrently hold other major awards such as NSERC, OGS, SSHRC or CIHR.

Application Procedure: The OMAFRA – U of G Research Program uses a web-based software called Research Management System (RMS) for processing HQP scholarship applications and reporting on projects.

  • You must register in the RMS before you can prepare an application. You do not need to register again if you have previously submitted a letter of intent (LOI) or full proposal to an OMAFRA-U of G Partnership program or an OMAFRA program through the RMS.

  • Have an RMS account? Access the login page for RMS to start an application

  • Need an RMS account? Visit RMS registration page to get a username and password

  • Student research must address OMAFRA’s research priorities


Scholarship Link


Deadline: March 19, 2018

Degree Level:

Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship Program at University of Guelph in Canada, 2018 is available to undertake Masters level programs at University of Guelph.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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