Graduate Award and Scholarship Deadlines

The following are departmental deadlines for awards that would be applicable to the current or upcoming academic session. This is NOT A COMPLETE LIST of the scholarships and awards offered. Students are encouraged to consult the SGS Scholarships & Awards website for full details.

Open Deadline

Mitacs Accelerate

Mitacs Elevate

Mitacs Globalink Research Award

January

Award student deadline value level of study legal status
Mackenzie King Open Scholarship January 24, 2020 $8,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Masters Completion Bursary (Fall) January 31, 2020 Reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International

February

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught International Scholarship Feb 7, 2020 (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $10,000 (renewable) PhD International
Ontario Trillium Scholarship Feb 7, 2020 (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $40,000 (renewable) PhD International
John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize February 14, 2020 (TBC) $1,000 PhD Domestic or International
CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Prize February 14, 2020 (TBC) $1,500 PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Winter) February 28, 2020 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

March

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program
(see IVGS study abroad program)
TBA $7,200 (4 months);
$9,700 (5-6 months)
Master's or PhD International
(select countries)
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) March 27, 2020 $5000/session Master's or PhD International
Governor General's Gold Medal March 20, 2020 (TBC)   Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (FOM QEII-GSST) Mar 31, 2020 | 4PM up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic

April 

award student deadline value level of study legal status

SGS Conference Grant (Winter)
Eligible conference date window Nov 1 - Oct 1

Apr 1, 2020 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Master's Completion Bursary (Winter) April 30, 2020 reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International

May

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology
(Applications to be directed to fang.liu@camh.ca)
TBA      
SGS University-Wide Award Competition May 1, 2020 (TBC) varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
GLSE OSOTF and Other Endowed Awards TBA varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Scholars at Risk Fellowship May 8, 2020 up to $10,000 for 1 year Master's or PhD Protected Persons or International
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) May 8, 2020 $5,000 per session Master's or PhD Domestic
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders May 25, 2020 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award May 22, 2020 (TBC) $2,000 PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Summer) May 30, 2020 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

July

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Conference Grant (Summer)
Eligible conference date window Mar 1 - Feb 1
Jul 31, 2020 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

September 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship September 20, 2019 $50,000/year for 3 years PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders September 23, 2019 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
CGS Doctoral Competition (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) September 30, 2019 CIHR: $35,000/year
NSERC: $21,000/year
SSHRC: $20,000/year
PhD Domestic

October

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Fall) October 30, 2019 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

November

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award Nov 14, 2019 | 4:30pm up to $25,000 PhD Domestic or International
Autism Scholars Award November 29, 2019 Master's: $18,000;
PhD: $20,000
Master's or PhD Domestic
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships November 29, 2019 $4,000 USD Master's or PhD International
John C. Polyani Prize November 29, 2019 $20,000 Postdoctoral or has faculty appointment Ontario resident
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award November 29, 2019 varies Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic
SGS Conference Grant  (Fall)
Eligible conference date window July 1 - June 1
Nov 29, 2019 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

December

award student deadline value level of study legal status
CGS Master's Awards (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) Dec 2, 2019 | 8PM $17,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic