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Scholarships & Fellowships program application tutorials

August 31, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC has replaced its annual Institution Visits with pre-recorded videos. This video series is meant to assist students and fellows applying to Scholarships & Fellowships programs. The information provided within this video series is accurate as of August 2020. Note: videos will be posted as they are completed, and may not all be available at this time.

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Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Instructions for Completing the Reference Assessment Form

November 4, 2015

This video guides references selected by applicants to the Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Program through the process of completing the Reference Assessment Form.

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NSERC USRA program application tutorial

September 12, 2011

This video guides students through the process of applying to the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program.

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Tips on applying for an NSERC scholarship or fellowship

May 25, 2011

This video provides practical tips to help applicants write a better proposal for an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, Canada Graduate Scholarship or NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship. It features interviews with members of the selection committees that evaluate applications.

NOTE: Some of the interviews were conducted in French. To see the English subtitles, turn on the closed captioning feature.

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Demystifying the review process for NSERC scholarships and fellowships

May 25, 2011

This video describes the various steps of the peer review process for each application for an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, Canada Graduate Scholarship or NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship.