Last Updated: Dec. 11, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

Scholarships in Nuclear Science and
Engineering at Canadian Universities

 The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) is pleased to offer scholarships to promote Nuclear Science and Engineering to students at Canadian universities.

GRADUATE SCHOOL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS ($3,500)

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 his/her academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

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

Student Eligibility

The student must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a Canadian University and be a member of the CNS.

Procedure for Application

Applications should be prepared by the student and include:

  • A recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains his/her interest in nuclear science and engineering.
  • A letter of support from the prospective supervisor stating the quality of the student and confirming that:
    • The student will be supervised for a graduate program of at least two years.
    • The topic of research is in the field of Nuclear Science and Engineering (brief outline of research is appreciated).

The application and the supervisor's letter must be sent by e-mail to: ecc@cns-snc.ca

Deadlines

  • February 19th, 2021: Submission
  • March 5th, 2021: Notice of Awards (all applicants to be informed).
  • May 9th, 2021: Payment

Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a report (1500 - 2000 words plus images) on the research performed by October 1 2021.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP ($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 of the scholarship will be selected on the basis of his/her academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

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

Student Eligibility

The student 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.

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

Procedure for Application

Applications should be prepared by the student and include:

  • A recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains his/her interest in nuclear science and engineering.
  • A letter of support from the prospective supervisor stating the quality of the student and confirming that:
    • The student will be supervised for at least 12 weeks during the summer,
    • The topic of research is in the field of Nuclear Science and Engineering (brief outline of research is appreciated), and
    • The CNS scholarship will be matched with at least $4,300.

The application and the supervisor's letter must be sent by e-mail to: ecc@cns-snc.ca

Deadlines

  • February 19th, 2021: Submission
  • March 5th, 2021: Notice of Awards (all applicants to be informed).
  • May 9th, 2021: Payment


Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a report (1500 - 2000 words plus images) on the research performed by October 1 2021.

SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS (up $1,000)

These scholarships are awarded on a case-by-case basis to eligible students to allow them to participate in events related to nuclear science and technology.

The value of the scholarship is up to $1,000.

The recipient of the scholarship will be selected on the basis of his/her academic standing and other information to be supplied with the application as listed below.

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

Student Eligibility

The student must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at a Canadian University for at least two years and be a member of the CNS.

Procedure for Application

Applications can be made at any time during the year. Applications should be prepared by the student and include:

  • A recent university transcript.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), including the extracurricular activities and achievements of the student.
  • A brief essay (max. 500 words), in which the student explains why attendance of the event is important to his/her studies or career.
  • A letter of support from the supervisor stating the quality of the student and confirming that attendance of event would be beneficial to the student.

The letter should be sent directly to the address below.

Submission procedure

The application and the supervisor's letter must be sent by e-mail to: ecc@cns-snc.ca

Deadlines

Applications are accepted at any time. Decisions will be made by the committee as soon as possible.

Expectations

The student is expected to deliver a brief report on the events and activities within 2 months of the events and activities.

Questions should be addressed to: cns-office@cns-snc.ca