Graduate Student Research Funding
Graduate student research funding is crucial to the advancement of all research. It can take many different forms, from grants to research assistantships. Regardless of the opportunity you pursue, make sure you start your application early.
Key competitions include:
- National awards (SSHRC)
- Provincial awards (OGS)
- Internal awards: Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), scholarships, travel research grants, bursaries, in-course awards
Research funding deadlines
|Award name||Value||Approximate deadline|
|Vanier CGS - Tri-agency award||$50,000 yr/3 yrs||mid-September|
|SSHRC Doctoral & CGS Doctoral||$20,000 yr (12-48mths)
|Ontario Graduate Scholarship program||$15,000||early- to mid-November|
|Canada Graduate Scholarships (Master's) - CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC||$17,500 (12 mths)||early-December|
*Please note these deadlines are approximate. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm exact dates for each year.