Frequently Asked Questions

How many of each award will be given out each round?
Are the Fellowships located at McMaster?
Do I need to pick a supervisor ahead of time?
When is the deadline for applications?
Can I submit my application in person? By mail? By fax?
Who do I address my cover letter to?
Are there any specific eligibility criteria?
Which award category should I apply to?
If I am successful, is there the opportunity to renew the award?
Are the page limits listed strictly enforced?
Can I apply in a department that is not associated with the Faculty of Health Sciences?
What are the selection criteria for the awards?
When will the selections be made?
What if my proposed supervisor is a member of the selection committee?
What is the start date for the Fellowship?
How are the funds from the award to be spent (i.e. salary, research costs)?
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