Graduate: Award and Scholarship Deadlines

The following are departmental deadlines for awards which 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 details of awards and applications, forms, etc.


Masters Tuition Fee Bursary (MTFB)

Fall Cycle: Application Deadline: January 31, 2018 (Student application due to SGS)

Mackenzie King Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018 (Student application due to SGS)


Connaught International Scholarships

Nomination Deadline: February 3, 2018 (Graduate unit deadline to SGS)

SGS Travel Grant

  • February 16, 2016: Online application opens for students 
  • March 4, 2016: Application closes for students @ 4:00 p.m. 
  • March 11, 2016: Application closes for supervisors @ 4:00 p.m.

CAGS/ProQuest-UMI & Leyerle-CIFAR Prize

Application Deadline: February 13, 2017 (Graduate unit deadline to SGS)


Ontario Graduate Scholarships

International Application Deadline - March 30, 2018 (PCL internal deadline)

Ontario Trillium Scholarships (OTS)

PCL Nomination Deadline: March 3, 2018 (PCL deadline to SGS)

SGS Conference Grant - Winter 
March 12, 2018: Application opens to students 
March 26, 2018: Application closes to students @ 4:00 p.m.
April 2, 2018: Application closes to supervisors @ 4:00 p.m.


Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program

Application Deadline: April 1,  2018 (see IVGS study abroad program)

Governor General's Gold Medal

Application Deadline: April 6, 2018 (Graduate unit deadline to SGS)

Masters Tuition Fee Bursary (MTFB)

Winter Cycle: Application Deadline: April 30, 2018 - Winter applications due by student to SGS


Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology

Application deadline May 5, 2018 (Applications to be directed to

Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Domestic Application Deadline - May 15, 2018 (PCL internal deadline)

GLSE OSOTF and Other Endowed Awards

Application Deadline: May 4, 2018

SGS University-Wide Award Competition

Application Deadline: May 4, 2018 (PCL internal deadline)

CGS-Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (MSFSS)

Application Deadline: May 24, 2016 (Student application due to SGS)

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award 

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018 (PCL internal deadline)

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)

Application Deadline:       (PCL internal deadline)


CGS-Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Application deadline: September 18, 2015 (Student applies directly)

CIHR Doctoral Research AwardsApplication Deadline: September 27, 2017 (U of T internal deadline)

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 25, 2017 ( Applicants apply on Researchnet)


NSERC (PGS/CGS) Doctoral Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 12, 2015 (Graduate unit deadline to SGS)

Ontario Graduate Scholarships
UofT online applications opens to all students in October

SGS Conference Grant- Fall Cycle

October 2, 2017: Conference Grant (fall) - Application opens to students

October 16, 2017: Conference Grant (fall) - Application closes to students @ 4:30 p.m.

October 23, 2017: Conference Grant (fall) - Application closes to supervisors @ 4:30 p.m.





John C. Polyani Prize

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 (Student applies directly to SGS)

Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 (PCL internal deadline)

Autism Scholars Award

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 (Student application due to SGS)

CGS Master's Awards (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015 (Online application closes to students)
Graduate unit deadline to SGS: February 3, 2016

Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award

Application Deadline: December 6, 2017 (Student application due to SGS)

Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 (Student application due to SGS)

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