Internal Awards

Arrell Food Institute Graduate Funding Opportunities

Arrell Graduate Scholarships

The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding but also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable.

Arrell Scholarships are valued at $50,000 per year to support research focused on agriculture and food.

Click here for complete competition details.

Food from Thought Graduate Research Assistantships

The Food from Thought program at the University of Guelph is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding with a strong interest in entrepreneurialism, but who are also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable. 

Food from Thought Research Assistantships are valued at $17,500 per year to support research focused on agriculture and food.

For more information, please click here.

International Graduate Funding Opportunities

International Doctoral Tuition Scholarship

At $11,000 per year for up to four years, these scholarships essentially cover the difference between international and domestic tuition. 

International doctoral students admitted to a full-time program with a minimum 80% (A-) admission average, and who are billed at international tuition rates, are eligible subject to meeting all other criteria. International doctoral students admitted with an average lower than 80%, and who meet all other criteria, will be eligible in the semester following successful completion of their qualifying exam, for the remainder of the four-year period of eligibility. Please click here for full eligibility information.

Application not required; all eligible students will receive the scholarship automatically.

Discover University of Guelph Scholarship Opportunities

The Graduate Awards Search tool provides a comprehensive list of all internal awards that are available university-wide or specific to a College. Students can also search for entrance awards, awards for in-course students, and travel awards using award name or keyword/phrase. 

Internal awards may be due to the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS), Student Financial Services (SFS), the academic department/school, or in some cases, the College Dean’s Office. The Graduate Awards Search tool informs students of deadlines, supplementary material that may be required as part of the application package, as well as the location that the application should be submitted to.