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Faculty of Graduate Studies. WELCOME to the University of Calgary! From the Faculty of Graduate Studies… also known as FGS. Key Sources of Information. Faculty of Graduate Studies Website: www.grad.ucalgary.ca Advisor/Supervisor

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faculty of graduate studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies

WELCOME to the University of Calgary!

From the Faculty of Graduate Studies… also known as FGS

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

key sources of information
Key Sources of Information
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Website:

www.grad.ucalgary.ca

  • Advisor/Supervisor
  • Graduate Program Administrator/Coordinator in the program
  • Graduate Program Officer/Graduate Scholarship Officer in the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

helpful information on the website
Helpful Information on the Website

www.grad.ucalgary.ca

  • Graduate Calendar
  • Application for Admission
  • Graduate Awards Database
  • Important Deadlines
  • Policies and Procedures
      • Examinations
      • Handbooks of Supervision
      • Thesis Guidelines
  • Contact Information

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

how do i apply
How do I Apply?
  • On line
  • Application fee
  • Transcripts
  • References
  • Research Proposal

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

information available through your on line student center
Information Available through your On-line Student Center
  • Course adds/drops
  • Student personal timetable
  • Courses and Grades
  • Exam timetable
  • Fee Assessment/Payment Information
  • Address and Email Changes
  • Transcript Requests
  • Tax Receipt Information
  • Application for Convocation
  • Enrollment Verification Letters

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

when you need to contact us fgs
When you need to Contact us (FGS)
  • Ways we can help you:
  • Questions/Issues concerning:
    • Fee Assessment
    • Scholarships
    • Registration
    • Policies and Procedures
  • We are located:
  • Main Desk
  • Room 720 (7th Floor)
  • Earth Sciences Building
  • Scholarship Office
  • Room 702 (7th Floor)
  • Earth Sciences Building

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

important dates to remember
Important Dates to Remember
  • Admission Deadlines
  • Vary by Program
  • 1 April for September start
  • Earlier for international transcript assessment

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Fees
  • Tuition Fees
  • Tuition fee assessment differs depending on your program
  • General Fees
  • Assessed every year on your registration anniversary (eg. Fall)
  • Fees such as Health and Dental, UPASS (transit fees) and Campus Recreation

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

graduate student financial support

Graduate Student Financial Support $$$$$

Handled by Department/Program

Graduate Assistantships – Teaching and Non- teaching

Department Scholarship Funding

Supervisor funding

Handled by FGS

Scholarships

Bursaries

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

where to find information on scholarships and bursaries
Where to find InformationOn Scholarships and Bursaries
  • Graduate Awards Database:

http://www.grad.ucalgary.ca//funding

*please be aware of scholarship deadlines*

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

what awards are available
What Awards are Available?
  • External
    • NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR, Vanier, CGS-FSS, iCORE, AIF etc.
  • Internal
    • Open Scholarship Competition
    • Special Awards & Bursaries
    • Recommended by Program

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

tri council scholarships
Tri-Council Scholarships
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (NEW)
  • Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Foreign Studies Supplement (NEW)
  • Workshops held in September
  • **Consult your program for application deadline

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

nserc
NSERC
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

www.nserc.ca

  • **Consult your program for application deadline

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

sshrc
SSHRC
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

www.sshrc.ca

  • **Consult your program for application deadline

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CIHR
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research

www.cihr.ca

** Consult your program for further information

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

alberta ingenuity nano and icore
Alberta Ingenuity, Nano and iCore
  • www.albertaingenuity.ca
  • **Consult Alberta Ingenuity and iCore website for deadlines

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

ahfmr
AHFMR
  • Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
  • www.ahfmr.ab.ca

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

open scholarship competition
Open Scholarship Competition
  • OSC Online Application form:
  • http://www.grad.ucalgary.ca/funding
  • Queen Elizabeth II scholarships
  • *Killam Memorial Scholarship*
  • **Consult your program for application deadline

Engineering Graduate Admission Seminar, February 2009

special awards bursaries
Special Awards, Bursaries
  • Listed on Graduate Awards Database
  • Complete applications to FGS by May 15
  • All awards based on academic merit
  • Bursaries also include financial need

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Applying for Graduate Awards?

  • The application package you hand in to the Graduate Scholarship Office must include:
  • 1.    The correct application form
  • 2.    All your official transcripts including your current UofC transcript
  • 3.    A list of all awards and scholarships you hold or have applied for
  • 4.    Two references, each in a sealed envelope, with the referee’s signature across the seal
  • 5.    Your one-page research proposal
  • 6.    A list of your publications
  • 7.    Additional statements required by the Terms of Reference of the award you are applying for
  • Applications must be received with all documents in one package.
  • Applications that do not include allof these items are incomplete and unfortunately cannot be adjudicated..

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