Quebec Merit Scholarship, Program for Foreign Nationals ,Concordia University ,Canada

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Quebec Merit Scholarship, Program for Foreign Nationals ,Concordia University ,Canada is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Concordia University, School of Graduate Studies offers Quebec Merit  Scholarship Program for Foreign Nationals. Canadian citizens are not eligible.  Scholarships are for pursuing short-term research or professional  development, postdoctoral and doctoral research in  Canada.  Candidates cannot apply directly to the  agency they must be nominated by a University. Doctoral Research Scholarship is  valued at $25,000 per year, postdoctoral fellowship is valued at $35,000 per  year and short-term research or professional development is valued at  $3,000 a month. Only candidates nominated by a University may submit an  application to the provincial competition. The application deadline  is July 30, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are available for  courses offered by the Concordia University. Course  Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Short-term  research or professional development, postdoctoral and doctoral  research. Scholarship Provider: Concordia  University Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: -Must meet all eligibility conditions as at the  date of the closing of the competition (usually the end of October). -Cannot  have submitted another application for any of the three components of the  program in the same year. -Cannot have already received a merit scholarship  for foreign students. -Cannot be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of  Canada. -Cannot have applied for permanent resident status under Canadian  immigration law. -Candidates conducting research in the following fields may  apply to the International Doctoral FQRNT Competition: Aerospace, Information  Technology and Communication, Health and Technology, Genomics and  Nanotechnology. Please take note that this competition is open to doctoral  international students only. -Candidates conducting research in the  following fields may apply to the International Doctoral FQRSC Competition:  Social Sciences, Humanities, and Fine Arts. Please take note that this  competition is open to doctoral international students only. -Candidates from  Brazil, India, and Wallonie (Francophone Belgians) may choose to be considered  for the Unrestricted Country categories as well as the country specific (i.e. V1  Doctoral – Unrestricted category & Brazil category). As well, the same  doctoral candidates may choose to be considered for the International  FQRNT/FQRSC competitions

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International Students can apply for these  scholarships (Canadian citizens are not  eligible).

Scholarship Description: Candidates from all  disciplines are eligible to submit an application to one of the following  competitions: V1 Doctoral; V2 Postdoctoral; V3 Short Term Research; Brazil  1B Doctoral; 2B Postdoctoral; 3B Short Term Research; India 1I Doctoral; 2I  Postdoctoral; 3I Short Term Research; and Wallonie 1W Doctoral; and 3W Short  Term Research. Please take note that there is no Postdoctoral Competition for  QuebecWallonie category. 1) Open to Nationals of all countries –  Unrestricted Categories:V1 Doctoral, V2 Postdoctoral and V3 Short Term Research  Competitions 2) Open to Nationals of all countries – Unrestricted  Categories:International Doctoral FQRNT and FQRNT Scholarships 3) Open to  Country Specific Categories: Brazil, India, and  Wallonie. Candidates cannot apply directly to the agency  they must be nominated by a University. Only candidates nominated by a  University may submit an application to the provincial competition. Each Quebec  University may submit: -4 nominations to the unrestricted competition for  each competition: V1, V2 and V3; -2 nominations to the International  Doctoral FQRNT competition (Aerospace, Information Technology and Communication,  Health and Technology, Genomics and Nanotechnology); -2 nominations to the  International Doctoral FQRSC competition (Social Sciences, Humanities, and Fine  Arts); -1 nomination for Brazil for each competition: 1B Doctoral; 2B  Postdoctoral; 3B Short Term Research; -1 nomination for India for each  competition: 1I Doctoral; 2I Postdoctoral; 3I Short Term Research; -1  nomination for Wallonie for each competition: 1W and 3W. Please take note that  there is no postdoctoral competition for this category. The Quebec-Wallonie  competition is open to Francophone Belgians.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): -Doctoral Research  Scholarship for up to three years. -Postdoctoral Fellowship for one year non  renewable. -Short-term research or professional development for a period of  up to four months.

What does it cover? -Doctoral Research  Scholarship: valued at $25,000 per year for up to three years (tenable within  the first nine terms of the doctoral program), and MELS will offer all  recipients an exemption from paying the international tuition fees and the  medical insurance coverage offered by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du  Québec. All doctoral sessions, funded or unfunded, completed before the  scholarship takes effect are used in calculating the eligibility period. -Postdoctoral Fellowship: valued at $35,000 per year for one year non renewable.  Postdoctoral fellowships are intended for new researchers who obtained their  degree no more than two years before the deadline date for the competition or  who submitted their dissertation by January 2015 at the latest, the deadline  date for the beginning of the fellowship. Postdoctoral research must be  conducted in an institution other than the one that granted the Doctorate. -Short-term research or professional development: valued at $3,000 a month for a  period of up to four months. These scholarships are intended for technical and  university students (Option A) or researchers who have completed a doctorate no  more than five years before the deadline date for the competition (Option  B).

Selection criteria: Selection Criteria will be  excellence of university record, aptitude for research and relevant research  experience, scientific quality and interest of the proposed research project and  quality of the research environment. Only applicants who have an overall  first-class academic record (A average), for all university studies will be  considered for all competitions.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: Application Process: Step 1:  Print out all the necessary material and download the required files from the  School of Graduate Studies website and the FQRNT website (available after June  30th). Step 2: Candidates may only submit one application to either the V1  Doctoral, V2 Postdoctoral or V3 Short Term Research competition. Step 3:  Determine whether you are eligible to apply for one or more of the sub  categories (i.e. Unrestricted and Brazil) – consult the FQRNT website. Step  4: Download and complete the PDF fillable Concordia Pre-Selection Form. Step  5: Obtain two (2) letters of references from referees who are familiar with your  work Step 6: Verify the application for completeness Step 7: Candidates  must submit their complete application with copies of their transcripts to their  Department by July 30, 2013.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is July 30,  2013 for students. Departments should submit to the Graduate Awards Office  by August 15, 2013.

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Quebec Merit Scholarship, Program for Foreign Nationals ,Concordia University ,Canada is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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