Scholarship

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Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants

QSPP SCHOLARSHIP

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2018

The Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants awards annually a scholarship to encourage students to pursue graduate studies in the field of plant protection.

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ELIGIBILITY

Students who meet the following eligibility requirements will be admitted to the 20xx competition :

  • Hold, or expect to hold (at the date of announcement of the scholarhip), a degree in science or engineering from a recognized university;
  • Be enrolled full-time in a graduate program (Masters or PhD) at a Quebec university or have the firm intention to be registered at the time of obtaining the award;
  • Project studies and research must be directly associated with crop protection (plant pathology, nematology,entomology or weed science);
  • Students with scholarships from organizations such as FQRNT or NSERC are eligible;
  • Be a member of the QSPP at the time of nomination;
  • Submit their proposal before jjjj 00, 20xx at noon at the QSPP’s Scholarship Committee.

NOMINATION

The application must include:

  • An updated resume (education, involvement in research and work experience, list of publications and communications, grants and awards);
  • Proof of admission or enrollment in a graduate program majoring in crop protection (Masters or PhD) from a Quebec university;
  • A university transcript (bachelor degree and completed graduate studies);
  • A summary of the research project (maximum 350 words);
  • Two letters of support (one from the supervisor);
  • A letter of motivation from the candidate explaining his motivation to undertake and pursue his research project and to complete his graduate studies in plant protection (maximum 850 words).

SELECTION CRITERIA

The assessment takes into account:

  • Academic record and research project evaluation (35%; 15% for the academic record and 20% for the research project);
  • Curriculum vitae for the research potential and ability to lead the project to completion (35%);
  • Letter of motivation (20%);
  • Letters (2) of support (10%).

Each criterion must be above a 60% threshold for the application to pass.

SELECTION OF THE WINNER

A jury of experts in plant protection will evaluate candidates based on the criteria of academic excellence, RESEARCH potential and skills and letters of support. Members of the QSPP Scholarship committee will evaluate the motivation letters. The winner’s letter of motivation will be published in the Échos phytosanitaires. The award will be presented during the banquet of the QSPP annual conference to be held in Quebec (Delta Hotel) from June 17-20, 2018. The winner must be present and registered for the Congress of the QSPP.

APPLICATION DEPOSIT

Applications will be accepted until April 27, 2018 at the following address:

QSPP Scholarship
a/s Mamadou Fall
Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
430 boul. Gouin
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC
J3B 3E6

Or by email :

mamadoulamine.fall@canada.ca

For additional information, please contact :

Mamadou Fall
Phone : (579) 224-3024
Fax : (579) 224-3199
Email : mamadoulamine.fall@canada.ca

N.B. : The masculine generic used in this document refers to both women and men

Recipients

Scholarship Recipient Membership
2017 Sabrina Rondeau Learning a master’s under the direction of Valérie Fournier and Pierre Giovenazzo (Laval University)
2016 Marianne Lamontagne-Drolet Learning a master’s under the direction of Valérie Fournier and Pierre Giovenazzo (Laval University)
2015 Martha Nigg Learning a doctorate under the direction of Louis Bernier and Christian Landry
2014 Erika Sayuri Naruzama Learning a doctorate under the direction of Louis Bernier (Laval University) and Fabienne Malagnac (Paris 7 University)
2013 Mélanie Chapleau Learning a master’s under the direction of Carole Beaulieu (Sherbrooke University)
2012 Marie-Ève Giroux Learning a master’s under the direction of Anne Vanasse (Laval University)
2011 Nicolas Nadeau-Thibodeau Learning a master’s under the direction of Louis Bernier (Laval University) and codirected by Danny Rioux (Canadian Forest Service)
2010 Hélène Munger Learning a master’s under the direction of Anne Vanasse (Laval University)
2009 David Joly Learning a doctorate under the direction of Richard Hamelin (Laval University)
2008 Caroline Grégoire Learning a master’s under the direction of Richard Bélanger (Laval University)
2007 Nathalie Lanoie
2006 Sophia Boivin
2005 Valérie Gravel
2004 Richard Berthiaume
2003 Étienne Yergeau
2002 Louis Simard
2001 Richard Jeannotte
2000 Martin Filion
1999 Valérie Fournier
1998 Christian Archambault
1997 Valérie Bilodeau
1996 Anne Vanasse