Ph.D. Excellence Scholarship in Canada is now inviting applications for the year 2021. International applicants can apply for the Canadian Scholarship to study abroad in Canada. ISMER Scholarship is offering Doctoral Scholarship for an international student to study in Canada with a Canadian Government Scholarship 2021. The government of Canada provides fully-funded scholarships annually for international students to study in Canada with the name of Vanier Canada Scholarship.

Applicants can apply for the PhD degrees and PhD Excellence Scholarship in Canada at ISMER. ISMER brings together many researchers and a community of students from all disciplines of the marine sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and physics) who are dedicated in a collegial manner to the research and advancement of multidisciplinary knowledge of the coastal and marine environments in a sustainable development and climate change perspective.

Institut Des Sciences De La Mer De Rimouski (ISMER) of the Université du Québec à Rimouski(UQAR) is one of the largest university networks in Canada that gives utter importance to teaching, research and service to the community.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Excellence Scholarship 2021
  • University: ISMER
  • Areas/Major: Marine Sciences
  • Course Level: PhD Degrees
  • Award:  $20,000 per year
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards:  03
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The program can be taken in Canada
  • Application Deadline; 01 July, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants to pursue their PhD in Canada at ISMER university with Excellence Canadian Scholarship 2021, must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • Applicants can be a Canadian citizen or International
  • Be able to start the doctoral thesis in the fall of 2021 or winter of 2022 semesters;
  • Be in the position to register (full time) in the doctoral program in oceanography at ISMER at the time of obtaining the scholarship;
  • Meet the basic requirements for admission to the doctoral program in oceanography at ISMER;
  • Have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.7 / 4.3 or the equivalent (ex. ≥ 14/20);
  • The doctoral thesis must be carried out under the supervision of a professor from ISMER;
  • Have obtained a letter of support from a professor from ISMER
  • Language Requirement: Applicants are required to submit the IELTS or TOFEL scores.

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How to Apply

Eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the PhD Scholarship in Canada by following the given procedure;

Step 1;

Applicants should approach and contact the ISMER`s professors for a supervision letter or letter of support.

Step 2;

Submit the required documents before the deadline to the program committee of graduate studies in oceanography to the following email address;

Email Address:

Required Documents

  • Complete CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Educational Documents (transcripts or degrees)
  • Supervision Letter or letter of support from ISMER`s Professor
  • Three Letter of Recommendation
  • Publications/Awards (if Any)


ISMER PhD Excellence Scholarship in Canada will provide the $20,000 per year, will be for three years

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Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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