Scholarship, Award & Funding Opportunities

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We are pleased to announce that the Aboriginal Post-Doctoral Fellowship competition is open! Worth $45,000 per year for up to 2 years and with and additional $5,000 travel fund each year, this Fellowship has been established to encourage recent (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) post-doctoral graduates (within the past three years) to pursue a program of research and scholarship at the University of Guelph in any discipline. One Fellowship will be awarded for commencement by January 2019.

Eligible applicants should apply to the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies ( with the following package:

•                     Research Proposal (max. 1 page)

•                     Significance of Research Contributions (max. 1 page)

•                     Bibliography

•                     Supervisor’s Statement

•                     Curriculum Vitae

•                     Two letters of reference (submitted directly to the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies)

•                     Letter outlining Special Circumstances (if needed)

The application by the potential post-doctoral fellow is due to by July 25, 2018.  Compete details for applicants are available on the Completion and Postdoctoral Awards section of the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies’ website under “Postdoctoral Research Awards,” and “Aboriginal Postdoctoral Fellowship” here:

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Kind regards,

Kristen Campbell & Donna Drohan-Jennings   Graduate Awards Officers

Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies  |  University of Guelph

UC Level 3  |  50 Stone Road E  |  Guelph, ON  |  N1G 2W1

519-824-4120 Ext. 53481 (Kristen) or 53414 (Donna)  |

July 25, 2018
Mitacs funding opportunities Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship Master’s students can complete an 18-month project (minimum $30,000 stipend). PhD students can complete a three-year project (minimum $72,000 stipend). The Fellowship also offers national professional development training that helps interns gain in-demand career skills and ensure the success of their projects. Applications are accepted any time. Contact Rebecca Bourque at, or visit the Mitacs website for more information. 



GlobalLink Research Award The GlobalLink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students to undertake research projects abroad. Projects last 12–24 weeks and all disciplines are eligible. Questions can be sent to Mitacs International at Visit the GlobalLink webpage for more information on destinations and application procedures. Anytime
CASV-ACVP Swine Leadership Travel Awards Call for Applications Details June 1 - September 30, 2018 or until candidates are identified and funds awarded