Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowships, Canada, 2014

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Scholarship Description:

Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowships, Canada, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Mitacs-Accelerate is offering PhD fellowships for Canadian and foreign  students. Fellowship offers PhD students enrolled at a Mitacs full or associate  partner university 3 years of funding and the opportunity to apply their  specialized expertise to various research challenges. Applicants will meet with  their academic supervisor and partner supervisor at the beginning of the  fellowship to agree on the research plan. Projects may begin any time before  March 31, 2014. The application deadline is September 19,  2013.

Study Subject(s): The Mitacs-Accelerate PhD  Fellowship is accepting applications from all disciplines and sectors. Projects  can span a wide range of areas, including manufacturing, technical innovation,  business processes, IT, social sciences, design, and more. Course  Level: The fellowships are available to PhD students  enrolled at a Mitacs full or associate partner university for applying  their specialized expertise to various research  challenges. Scholarship Provider: The  Mitacs-Accelerate Scholarship can be taken at:  Canada

Eligibility: Must be a PhD student enrolled at a Mitacs full  or associate partner university. -can be a Canadian citizen, foreign  student or permanent resident -will meet with their academic supervisor  and partner supervisor at the beginning of the fellowship to agree on the  research plan -will undertake  a research project that has the potential to lead to or supplement their  thesis -shall remain a student  of their university and shall not be an employee of the partner organization  throughout the entirety of the fellowship

Scholarship Open for International Students: Canadian  and foreign students can apply for the fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Mitacs-Accelerate PhD  fellowship offers PhD students 3 years of funding and the opportunity to apply  their specialized expertise to various research challenges. Students from over  50 Canadian universities work closely with a partner organization and faculty  supervisor using the latest tools and techniques available to them in both  academic and industrial settings. The Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowship is  accepting applications from all disciplines and sectors. Projects can span a  wide range of areas, including manufacturing, technical innovation, business  processes, IT, social sciences, design, and more.

Number of award(s): There are no  pre-set limits to the number of awards available. The Mitacs Research Council  will decide the number of  fellowship awards at the time of review, dependent upon quality of submissions  and available funding in each province.

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are offered for three  years.

What does it cover? The total grant for each PhD  student is $90,000 over 3 years and the partner organization must contribute a  minimum of $36,000 over 3 years. Contributions from the partner organization  must be sent to Mitacs annually ($12,000 per annum). If requested on the  proposal form, up to 2 invoices for $6,000 per year may be granted. Upon Mitacs  receipt of the annual partner contribution, the grant will be delivered annually  as a research grant to the fellow’s academic supervisor. The $30,000 annual  grant must support a $25,000 annual stipend for the PhD student, with $5,000  per  year available to support research costs related to the approved  project. For projects with high research support costs, the stipend may be  reduced on an exception basis, to a minimum of $20,000 with supporting  information in the proposal.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants will be notified by November 28,  2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by  email.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is September 19,  2013

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Degree Level:

Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowships, Canada, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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