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 Scholarships January 22, 2021 Travel: $10,500 for 1 year
Open: $8,500 for 1 year
Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders TBA up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
Masters Completion Bursary (Fall) January 29, 2021 Reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International

February

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught International Scholarship Feb 5, 2021 (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $10,000 (renewable) PhD International
Ontario Trillium Scholarship Feb 5, 2021 (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $40,000 (renewable) PhD International
John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize TBA $1,000 PhD Domestic or International
CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Prize TBA $1,500 PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Winter) TBA Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

March

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Governor General's Gold Medals March 19, 2021 n/a Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Dr. Malle Jurima-Romet Award Mar 19, 2021 | 5PM up to $2,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (FOM QEII-GSST) Mar 31, 2021 | 4PM up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Conference Grant (Winter)
Eligible conference date window Nov 1 - Oct 1
Mar 31, 2021 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

April 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - International  April 9, 2021 $5000/session Master's or PhD International
Juliusz, Dorota and Zofia (Zosia) Frist Memorial Prize in Neuropsychopharmacology Apr 15, 2021 | 5PM $1500 Master's or PhD  
Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology Apr 15, 2021 | 5PM $3000 Master's or PhD  
Dr. Dina Gordon Malkin QEII-GSST (contact us for details) April 19, 2021 up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS University-Wide Award Competition April 26, 2021 varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Master's Completion Bursary (Winter) April 30, 2021 reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International
GLSE OSOTF and Other Endowed Awards April 30, 2021 varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International

May

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Scholars at Risk Fellowship May 7, 2021 | 4:30PM up to $10,000 for 1 year Master's or PhD Protected Persons or International
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - Domestic  May 7, 2021 $5,000 per session Master's or PhD Domestic

Excellence Through Equity Graduate Scholarships

May 14, 2021 varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award May 17, 2021 $2,000 PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders May 25, 2021 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Summer) TBA Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

June

award student deadline value level of study legal status
         

July

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Conference Grant (Summer)
Eligible conference date window Mar 1 - Feb 1
Jul 31, 2021 | 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 14, 2020 $50,000/year for 3 years PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders September 21, 2020 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
CGS Doctoral Competition (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) September 24, 2020 CGS-D: $35,000/year
PGS-D: $21,000/year
SSHRC: $20,000/year
PhD Domestic

October

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Fall) TBA 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 12, 2020 | 4:30PM up to $25,000 PhD Domestic or International
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships November 27, 2020 $4,000 USD Master's or PhD International
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award November 27, 2020 varies Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic
John C. Polyani Prize November 27, 2020 $20,000 Postdoctoral or faculty Ontario resident
SGS Conference Grant  (Fall)
Eligible conference date window July 1 - June 1
Nov 30, 2020 | 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 1, 2020 | 8PM $17,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic
Autism Scholars Award December 1, 2020 Master's: $18,000;
PhD: $20,000
Master's or PhD Domestic