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  1. It really seems like everyone was notified Wednesday night.
  2. it presumably works differently for direct applicants though. And last year people were told on their letter on SSHRC extranet if they were waitlisted. As I say though, I'm just grasping at straws, don't listen to me!
  3. That's kind of my point. Has anyone been told they are on the waitlist? Or is there not one this year (as far as applicants know?) Look, I'm just grasping at straw here 😆
  4. in previous years you were told if you were on a waitlist. So I assumed when I got my "regret to inform you" that that was it. But if nobody has been told they are waitlisted, then maybe there is a list of "meritorious alternate applicants" (from 'Selection Procedures') who will be contacted if anyone turns down their award (as a few people inevitably do).
  5. So, so far nobody on a waitlist? Does that give those of us nearish to the cut-off a tiny tiny bit of hope?
  6. You can email them to the fellowship@SSHRC... address and ask for the breakdown of your score - it shows how you scored on both sections, and what each assessor gave you. I'm not sure how helpful it is, since it is so subjective, but at least it gives you a tiny bit more information. I would wait a week or two before emailing for this info, and then it will likely take another couple of weeks to receive the results.
  7. WOW. Headscratching indeed! Not even a waitlist with that super-high number? And with the other sociology applicant with a lower score - might want to appeal that
  8. So we know in committee 2 then that the cut-off is somewhere around 15, since I was rejected with 14.75 (also a UK applicant)
  9. yes. And it is a different extranet site than last year.
  10. Rejected with 14.57 from 2B(? History). Wahhhhhh 😭😭!!!!! I'm bummed. For those that haven't heard yet, it is already much faster than last year, so it is likely imminent. Once I changed the password, it took a few minutes for the page to load. So likely everyone is trying to get in at once, a good reason to stagger the emails a bit. And, there were slightly less applicants this year over last year, 2396 for 1028 awards. Congrats to those that receive an award, a big achievement!
  11. definitely a correlation between the more I anticipate an important email, the more absolute junk and spam I receive.
  12. I think it is pretty timely actually - when they sent the acceptance letters out physically, they were mailed at the end of April. So it could take a week or two depending on where in the country you are. Yes, they said results will be available in April, but in recent history it has rarely been before the very end of April, like the 30th.
  13. It was always the case we were waiting until the first week of May. There is a tiny chance of Friday, otherwise prepare yourself for this time next week. Btw- I still have access to my extranet page from last year, and it says my documents will be uploaded “soon”.
  14. According to the History faculty they have been released already. At least the "first round" (which may be like last year where there was some matching to already awarded scholarships later in the summer)
  15. No they don’t. I mean, how would they? Us direct applicants just have to wait.
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