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Canadian Poultry Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to postgraduate students conducting or planning to conduct research on poultry at a Canadian institution.

Value $5,000
How to apply See below
For more information See below


The purpose of the Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) Postgraduate Scholarship is to:

  • encourage and support graduate students to carry out research in an aspect of poultry science
  • build Canada’s intellectual capacity in poultry science
  • promote graduate research in poultry science at Canadian institutions


You must be or plan to be a postgraduate student at a Canadian institution conducting or planning to conduct research on poultry.

Value of scholarship

If you are a successful applicant, the CPRC will award a one year scholarship of $5,000.

The CPRC will offer one new scholarship annually.

Application procedures

To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit the following documents to the CPRC as indicated in the CPRC’s annual call for applications: 

  • a copy of your successful scholarship application
  • a two-page (12-point font) résumé describing your career goals and academic and extracurricular activities that support your interests in poultry research
  • a statement of endorsement from your research supervisor describing why you are particularly suitable for this award

The scientists are responsible for notifying their postgraduate students of the call for applications.

Selection process

Applications will be evaluated and the successful candidate chosen according to the following criteria:

  • relevance of the applicant’s research program to industry priorities
  • the applicant’s qualifications, such as academic excellence, demonstrated and potential research ability, industry knowledge and experience, and professional and extracurricular activities
  • the applicant’s potential to impact the poultry industry

Notification of results

The CPRC will inform all applicants whether they were successful or not.


The payment will be made directly to the applicant in one instalment upon confirmation of the commencement date of their program of study.

For more information, contact:

Canadian Poultry Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship
350 Sparks Street, Suite 1007
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 7S8

Tel.: 613-566-5916
Fax: 613-241-5999
Website: This link will take you to another Web site Canadian Poultry Research Council