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Current Opportunities

The Canada Excellence Research Chair offers 6 scholarships to full time MA students studying at Ryerson University on a migration and/or migrant integration-related topic.

The scholarship involves a total of $10,000 support ($3,000 for the Fall and Winter terms, $4,000 for the spring/summer term). Successful candidates are expected to attend the Monthly Migration Working Group as well as occasional research workshops and conferences that the CERC will organize.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the CERC in Migration and Integration website prior to applying. 

Candidates must apply to their MA program of interest as per the specific program’s guidelines and requirements, including in their application an additional motivation letter where they clearly state that they wish to apply for the CERC MA Scholarship and where they outline their interest in migration studies, and possibly include a 200-400 word outline of their prospective MRP or thesis.

If you need further information or clarification, you may email cerc.migration@ryerson.ca.

Review the list of affiliated programs below to see what graduate programs offered by Ryerson University are eligible for a CERC MA Scholarship.

The Canada Excellence Research Chair offers 3 scholarships to PhD students starting at a Ryerson PhD program in fall 2020, and having a focus on a migration and/or migrant integration-related topic.

The scholarship involves a total funding package of $25,000 per year, for four years, subject to annual review of the student’s progress. Successful applicants will be given a working space at the CERC premises, will be expected to participate in the CERC research activities and workshops, and will overall be integrated into a vibrant research team of 25 scholars and graduate students, enjoying a comprehensive scientific and professional development experience.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the CERC in Migration and Integration website prior to applying. 

Candidates must apply to their PhD program of interest as per the specific program’s guidelines and requirements, including in their application an additional motivation letter where they clearly state that they wish to apply for the CERC Doctoral Fellowship and where they outline their interest in migration studies, and why they should be given the Fellowship.

If you need further information or clarification you may email cerc.migration@ryerson.ca.

Review the list of affiliated programs below to see what graduate programs offered by Ryerson University are eligible for a CERC Doctoral Scholarship.

The CERC in Migration & Integration invites top-quality researchers who are working in areas related to our themes, to apply for externally funded fellowships.  The CERC will host a select number of successful applicants. Interested candidates should contact cerc.migration@ryerson.ca.

 Open Calls

 
Marie Curie Global Fellowships

Competition launch: April 08, 2020
Deadline: September 09, 2020
Website: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/get-funding/individual-fellowships-2020_en, external link

CERC Migration has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest. Deadline:  June 15, 2020. 

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Competition launch: June 01, 2020
Deadline: October 01, 2020
Program website: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html, external link

CERC Migration has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest. Deadline:  June 15, 2020.

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SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships - Coming soon

Competition launch: TBC
Deadline: September 16, 2020
Program website:   https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/postdoctoral-postdoctorale-eng.aspx, external link

The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowship Program

Deadline: December 15, 2020
Program website: https://www.icwa.org/apply/#fellow-financial, external link

Humboldt Research Fellowship - Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Deadline: Rolling
Program website: https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/lynen-fellowship.html, external link 
Application webpage:  https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/pls/web/pub_register.main?p_lang=en&p_package=flf, external link

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

Deadline: Rolling
Program website: http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/Programs, external link
Application webpage: http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/en/Programs/doctoral-scholarships, external link

UNESCO Co-Sponsored Fellowships Scheme

Deadline: Determined by each individual Member State

 Completed 2019-2020 Calls

The following fellowships are no longer available.  We will update our website as we learn of new open calls.  In the meantime, visit the websites below to learn more about these potential funding opportunities. Feel free to email us at cerc.migration@ryerson.ca for more information.

Killam Research Fellowships

The currrent 2021 Killam Research Fellowships has been cancelled.  Follow website for future competitions.
Program website:https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/prizes/killam-research-fellowships, external link

Overseas Research Fellowships―Restart Research Abroad

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: https://www.jsps.go.jp/j-ab/index.html, external link

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline for 2021-2022 not available.
Program website: http://www.frqsc.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-Programs-remplir-une-demande/bourse/postdoctoral-fellowship-b3z--yi67grkv1559929865289, external link

Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Website: https://www.shastriinstitute.org/Shastri-institutional-collaborative-research-grant, external link

Shastri Mobility Program (SMP)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website:  https://www.shastriinstitute.org/shastri-mobility-programme, external link

Shastri Program Development Grant (SPDG)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: https://www.shastriinstitute.org/Shastri-Program-Development-Grant, external link

Shastri Publication Grant (SPG)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: https://www.shastriinstitute.org/shastri-publication-grant, external link

Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: https://www.shastriinstitute.org/shastri-research-student-fellowship, external link

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: , external linkhttps://www.caorc.org/fellowships, external link

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Call for Applications

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: https://www.cifar.ca/next-gen/global-scholars, external link

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website:  https://www.educanada.ca/, external link

Faculty Mobility Program

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: educanada.ca, external link, external link

Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: educanada.ca, external link

Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: educanada.ca, external link

Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: educanada.ca, external link

Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program

Deadline for 2020-2021 not available.
Program website: educanada.ca, external link

 

 Affiliated Programs

The following are the graduate programs offered by Ryerson University whose students are eligible for a CERC MA or Doctoral Scholarship.

Economics

Environmental Applied Science and Management

Immigration and Settlement Studies

Planning in Urban Development

Politics and Public Administration

Psychology

Spatial Analysis