Organization: Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships

NSERC announces 2011 Discovery Grants recipients

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has finally announced the results of its 2011 Discovery Grants competition, which allocates $325.6 million in funding to 2,003 researchers. The success rates for the various categories of researchers and average grant sizes are: early-career (54%/$22,481), established researchers who held a grant (74%/$35.045) and established researchers not…

Scholarships named after famous scientists

The federal government is renaming the Canada Graduate Scholarships program after four groundbreaking researcher/innovators. Master’s and doctoral scholarships in the natural sciences and engineering will now be called the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships. Students in the social sciences and humanities will receive J Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships while health sciences students will…