Scholarships

Scholarships in Nuclear Science and Engineering at Canadian Universities

The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) is pleased to offer scholarships and travel grants 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.

Student Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, you 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 in Canadian universities).

Procedure for Application

Your application package (pdf preferred) should include:

You should send your application to: scholarships@cns-snc.ca

You will recieve a confirmation of reciept, and your prospective supervisor will recieve a request for a letter of reference.

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

Deadlines

Expectations

If you recieve the scholarship, you are expected to deliver a report (1500 – 2000 words plus images) on the research performed prior to obtaining your graduate degree. You are also encouraged to present your research at one of the CNS conferences.


Undergraduate Student Research Scholarships ($2,000)

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(s) 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.

Student Eligibility

To be eligible, you 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 studentsin Canadian universities).

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

Procedure for Application

Your application package (pdf preferred) should include:

You should send your application to: scholarships@cns-snc.ca

You will receive a confirmation of receipt, and your prospective supervisor will receive a request for a letter of reference.

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

Deadlines

Expectations

If you recieve the scholarship, you are expected to deliver a report (1500 – 2000 words plus images) on the research performed, by October 3, 2023.


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

These grants 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 recipient(s) of the grant will be selected on the basis of their academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

Student Eligibility

To be eligible, you 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 you must be a member of the CNS for at least four months (membership in the CNS is free for students in Canadian universities).

Procedure for Application

Your application package (pdf preferred) should include:

You should send your application to: scholarships@cns-snc.ca

You will receive a confirmation of receipt and your prospective supervisor will receive a request for a letter of reference.

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

Deadlines

Applications are accepted at any time. Decisions will be made by the committee on an ongoing basis.

Expectations

If you recieve the grant you are expected to deliver a brief report on the event within two months following the event.

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