How many NSERC scholarships are awarded?

2020 Scholarships and Fellowships Competition Results

Awards by category Total applications Number of awards offered
PGS D/CGS D 1878 460
PDF 449 111

Does NSERC count as income?

Since NSERC does not make deductions at source, you are responsible for payment of necessary income tax to the Canada Revenue Agency. Please note that travel reimbursement counts as income and will appear on the T4A form.

Is NSERC taxable income?

“The full amount of scholarships, fellowships, or bursaries that are received by you as a student with respect to your enrolment in a program that entitles you to claim the education amount are not taxable and are no longer reported as income on your tax return.”

What is a CGS M allocation?

Eligible Canadian institutions receive allocations of Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s (CGS M) awards, corresponding to the number of students to whom they can offer an award every year on behalf of each agency. These allocations are based on the 3,000 CGS M awards available each year.

How much is the Nserc?

Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Value $6,000 plus organization contribution
Application deadline Set by institution
How to apply See below

Do I have to declare scholarship money as income?

Scholarship money is generally tax free provided you are a candidate for a degree at an eligible institution and use the money to pay for qualified expenses. The tuition and fees deduction has expired, but you may be eligible to deduct student loan interest from your taxable income.

Does bursary count as income?

Non-taxable income includes bursaries, grants and scholarships, other state benefits such as Child Tax Credits or Disability Living Allowance, plus interest from ISA savings accounts.

What is Nserc funding?

NSERC encourages researchers to obtain funds from other sources to support the full costs of the research program presented in their Discovery Grant application, as long as the funding source is not CIHR or SSHRC and the funds cover different expenses from the ones proposed in the Discovery Grant application.

How do I get an Nserc scholarship?

To apply for these awards, you must complete and submit your application using NSERC’s Online System. Refer to the instructions for completing Form 202. You can apply to more than one institution. You must apply directly to the institution where you would like to hold the award.

How much is an NSERC grant?

These awards have a value of $6,000 for a full 16-week period. Institutions are required to supplement the amount of the award by at least 25% of its value using other sources, such as university funds, NSERC grants or any other research funds; institutions may also provide fringe benefits.

Which is NSERC award holder for Canada graduate?

For Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) HoldersFor Visiting Fellowships (VF) in Canadian Government LaboratoriesTri-Agency Research Training Award Holder’s Guide NSERC Student Ambassadors Site Tools RSS Site Map

What does the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship ( PGS ) d do?

The NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS D) program provides financial support to high-calibre students who are engaged in doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these students to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.

How to become an award holder in Canada?

Award Holder’s Guide for Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements General requirements To hold a supplement, award holders must: accept the terms and conditions of the supplement, as set out in this guide, in the notice of award (including attachments) and in the supplement description

Who are NSERC student ambassadors and what do they do?

NSERC Student Ambassadors grants provide financial support for post-secondary students to share their science and engineering experiences with students from groups that are underrepresented in these fields, including girls, Indigenous youth, and students in rural or remote areas.