The University of Waterloo is offering nanotechnology fellowships to top Canadian and international graduate students pursuing nanotechnology research. Special consideration will be given to students intending to pursue projects involving cross-disciplinary collaboration in nanotechnology. These fellowships are valued at $10,000 CAD each.
The fellowship funding is a supplement to the Research Assistantship support provided by the supervising faculty member. Nanofellowhips can be held simultaneously with other graduate awards. The application deadline is February 1, 2019.
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Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of nanotechnology. Focus areas in nanotechnology include, but are not limited to: Nanomaterials for energy, environmental and health sectors; Nanoscale electronic, photonic and hybrid devices and systems; Nanotools, instrumentation and metrology and Nanomedicine, medical devices & imaging, pharmaceutical engineering.
Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research at the University of Waterloo.
Programme Provider: The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo, Canada
Award can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility: These prestigious fellowships are open to new graduate applicants and current graduate students who must have at least two terms remaining in their program at the time of receiving the award (or at least 3 complete terms remained in their program at the time of application). Applicants must satisfy the general eligibility requirements for the University of Waterloo graduate funding opportunities (i.e. you must register and maintain an active graduate student status during the award period of Sept 2015-April 2016). Nanofellowhips can be held simultaneously with other graduate awards.
Open for International Students: Canadian and International students are eligible to apply for these nanotechnology fellowships.
Description: The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology is proud to announce the 2015 competition for Nanofellowships. The Nanofellowship competition is now open to accept applications. The University of Waterloo has profound strengths in nanotechnology. The campus is home to world-class researchers, flagship research facilities, and Canada’s largest nanotechnology engineering undergraduate degree program. The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is headquartered in the new $160M Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) opened in September 2012, where faculty and graduate students have access to state-of-the-art tools and infrastructure for research at the nanoscale. Attracting outstanding new faculty, students and research personnel, fostering new national and international partnerships, enhancing collaborations, and enabling research at the forefront of science and engineering, WIN is becoming a global centre of excellence for nanotechnology and its applications.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? These prestigious fellowships valued at $10,000 each are awarded to new graduate applicants and current MSc and PhD students and supplement the Research Assistantship support provided by the supervising faculty member (since the minimum support level for a PhD student is $20,000 per year, a Nanofellowship holder will receive a total of at least $30,000).
Selection Criteria: Fellowships are awarded to students who have outstanding academic qualifications and research potential.
How to Apply: All documents including the reference letters must be received electronically at WIN. To be considered for WIN’s Nanofellowships competition:
-Applicants must complete the Nanofellowship application form and submit it via email with the subject line: Nanofellowship Application); and.
-Applicants must arrange for two letters of reference to be sent directly to the WIN office and fill out the “Applicant’s Information” section and save the file as your “Last Name_Your First Name.pdf” before emailing it to your referees.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 1, 2019.