Scholarships

 

Scholarships in Nuclear Science and Engineering at Canadian Universities

The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) is pleased to offer scholarships to promote Nuclear Science and Engineering to students at Canadian universities.

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Graduate School Entrance Scholarships

This scholarship is designed to encourage undergraduate students to enter a graduate program related to Nuclear Science and Engineering at a Canadian university.

The value of the scholarship is $3,500.

The recipient of the scholarship will be selected on the basis of their academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

The Scholarship Committee of the Canadian Nuclear Society will collect and review the submissions and make the award decisions.

Student Eligibility

The student must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a Canadian University and be a member of the CNS (membership in the  CNS is free for students).

Procedure for Application

Applications consist of two parts: one prepared by the student and one prepared by the student’s prospective supervisor. Note that the student will enter the supervisor’s name and email on the application form, and an email will be sent to the supervisor to collect their letter of support. The student should submit their application via the following link:  

https://www.xcdsystem.com/cns/forms/index.cfm?ID=z9aCAPQ 

The student should prepare:

  • The most recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains their interest in Nuclear Science and Engineering.

The student should ask the prospective supervisor to prepare:

  • A letter of support commenting on the quality of the student’s  contributions and achievements, and confirming that:
    • The student will be supervised for a graduate program consisting of at least two years.
    • The topic of research is in the field of Nuclear Science and Engineering (a brief outline of research is appreciated).

Deadlines

  • February 18th, 2022: Submission
  • March 4th, 2024: Notice of Awards (all applicants to be informed).
  • May 9th, 2022: Payment

Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a report (1500 – 2000 words plus images) on the research performed, by October 3, 2022.

Undergraduate Student Research Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to encourage undergraduate students to participate in research in Nuclear Science and Engineering during the summer months.

The value of the scholarship is $2,000.

The recipient of the scholarship will be selected on the basis of their academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

The Scholarship Committee of the Canadian Nuclear Society will collect and review the submissions, and make the award decisions.

Student Eligibility

The student must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a Canadian University for at least two years and be a member of the CNS (membership in the CNS is free for students).

The scholarship is to be matched by at least $4,300 grant from the supervisor for a total of at least $6,300.

Procedure for Application

Applications consist of two parts: one prepared by the student and one  prepared by the student’s prospective supervisor. Note that the student  will enter the supervisor’s name and email on the application form, and an email will be sent to the supervisor to collect their letter of support. The student should submit their application via the following link:

 https://www.xcdsystem.com/cns/forms/index.cfm?ID=z9aCAPQ 

The student should prepare:

  • The most recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains their interest in Nuclear Science and Engineering.

The student should ask the prospective supervisor to prepare:

  • A letter of support commenting on the quality of the student’s contributions and achievements, and confirming that:
    • The student will be supervised for at least 12 weeks during the summer
    •  The topic of research is in the field of Nuclear Science and  Engineering (a brief outline of research is appreciated)
    • The CNS scholarship will be matched with a grant of at least  $4,300.

Deadlines

  • February 18th, 2022: Submission
  • March 4th, 2022: Notice of Awards (all applicants to be informed).
  • May 9th, 2022: Payment

Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a report (1500 – 2000 words plus images) on the research performed by October 3, 2022.

TRAVEL AND TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS (up to $1,000)

These scholarships are awarded on a case-by-case basis to eligible  students to allow them to participate in events related to nuclear science and technology. Events covered by this scholarship include  conferences, workshops, and courses, although other activities may be  considered.

The value of the scholarship is up to $1,000.

The recipient of the scholarship will be selected on the basis of their academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

The Scholarship Committee of the Canadian Nuclear Society will collect and review the submissions, and make the decisions regarding the award and the amount.

Student Eligibility

The student must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program for at least two years, or a graduate program that has a program length of at least two years. The program of study must be at a Canadian University, and the student must be a member of the CNS (membership in the CNS is free for students).

Procedure for Application

Applications consist of two parts: one prepared by the student and one  prepared by the student’s supervisor. Note that the student will enter  the supervisor’s name and email on the application form, and an email  will be sent to the supervisor to collect their letter of support. The  student should submit their application via the following link:  https://www.xcdsystem.com/cns/forms/index.cfm?ID=z9aCAPQ

The student should prepare:

  • The most recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains why attendance of the event is important to their studies or career.

The student should ask the supervisor to prepare: 

  • A letter of support commenting on the quality of the student’s contributions and achievements and confirming that attendance of event would be beneficial to the student.

Deadlines

Applications are accepted at any time. Decisions will be made by the committee as soon as possible.

Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a brief report on the events and/or activities within 2 months of the events and/or activities.

Questions re the above scholarships should be addressed  to: scholarships@cns-snc.ca