Graduate Award and Scholarship Deadlines

Student deadlines for awards in the current or upcoming academic session

NOTE: This is NOT an exhaustive list

Please consult the SGS Scholarships & Awards website for additional funding opportunities.

Graduate Faculty Awards

Graduate Faculty Teaching Awards

Nomination Information

Deadline: November 17, 2023

Contact us for details on how to submit a nomination

Purpose

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine will annually award up to 6 Graduate Faculty Teaching Awards (GFTA).  The purpose is to honour and celebrate outstanding contributions to graduate education by faculty in Temerty Medicine who teach in doctoral stream or professional graduate programs.

Eligibility

The nominee must be:

  • Nominated by a Graduate Unit (where primary graduate {SGS} membership is held) through a student (or recent graduate)-initiated process.
  • Holding a full time primary academic appointment in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine.
  • A faculty holding either an Associate or Full graduate faculty membership in the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Teaching in either the doctoral (thesis MSc or PhD) or professional graduate programs.

Also:

  • A previous winner may be nominated for a Graduate Faculty Teaching Award in a different category at any time but not for the same award category already awarded.

Graduate Supervision Awards

Nomination Information

Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024

Contact us for details on how to submit a nomination.

Purpose

The School of Graduate Studies Graduate Supervision Awards aim to recognize outstanding performance in the multiple roles associated with graduate student supervision. Each year, two JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Awards and two SGS Early Career Supervision Awards will be offered to successful nominees: one of each award in the Humanities/Social Sciences and in the Physical/Life Sciences.

Each Award recipient will receive an SGS Supervision Award certificate, and SGS Travel or Conference Grant (up to $5000) for a current student to support their research travel or conference presentation. Award winners have their names inscribed on a plaque housed at the School of Graduate Studies. Read about SGS Supervision Award Recipients.

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must be:

JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award: Active graduate faculty members at the University of Toronto, having supervised doctoral students (PhD, EdD, DMA, SJD)  for a minimum of 15 years

Early Career Supervision Award: Tenure stream or status-only graduate faculty members at the University of Toronto within the first 6 years of acquiring a graduate faculty appointment, having engaged in supervision of graduate students (master’s degree or doctoral degree) as a committee member, co-supervisor or sole supervisor.

Open Deadline

January

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Masters Completion Bursary (Fall) January 15, 2024 Reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International
Mackenzie King Scholarships January 26, 2024 | 4:30PM Travel: $15,500
Open: $14,000
Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Connaught PhDs for Public Impact Fellowship Program January 29, 2024 $12,500 for one year PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders January up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic

February

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught International Scholarship Application not required; nomination made by graduate unit $10,000 (renewable) PhD International
John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize for Interdisciplinary Research February 2, 2024 $1,000 PhD Domestic or International
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award February 2, 2024 $1,500 PhD Domestic or International

March

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Winter) March Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International
Governor General's Gold Medals March 29, 2024 n/a Master's or PhD Domestic or International
SGS Conference Grant (Winter)
Eligible conference date window Dec 1 - Aug 31
March 31, 2024; 4:30pm variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

April 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Excellence Through Equity Graduate Scholarships April 1, 2024 varies Applicants (MSc or PhD) Domestic or International
Schmidt Science Fellows April 4, 2024 $110,000/year for up to 2 years for Postdoctoral Research PhD Domestic or International
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (FOM QEII-GSST) April 5, 2024 | 5PM up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - International  April 5, 2024 $5000/session Master's or PhD International
Dr. Malle Jurima-Romet Award April 12, 2024 | 5PM up to $2,000 Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Juliusz, Dorota and Zofia (Zosia) Frist Memorial Prize in Neuropsychopharmacology April  TBD Master's or PhD  
Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology April  TBD Master's or PhD  
Dr. Dina Gordon Malkin QEII-GSST April 19, 2024 up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
GLSE OSOTF and Other Endowed Awards April 19, 2024 varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Amar K. Sen Memorial Award April 26, 2024 | 5PM TBD Alumni (PhD) Domestic or International
Dr. Gary E. Raskob Graduate Award April 26, 2024 | 5PM up to $2,000 Master's or PHd Domestic or International
M.Sc. Thesis Award April 26, 2024 | 5PM TBD Alumni (MSc) Domestic or International
Master's Completion Bursary (Winter) April 30, 2024 reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International

May

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Leadership and Exemplary Service Award May 6, 2024; 5PM (extended) TBD Master's, PhD or Postdoc Domestic or International
Fiona Smillie Memorial Award May 13, 2024 (extended) TBD Alumni (PhD or MSc) Domestic or International
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - Domestic  May 10, 2024 $5,000 per session Master's or PhD Domestic
Scholars at Risk Fellowship May 17, 2024 up to $10,000 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic or International
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award May  $2,000 PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders May 21, 2024 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Summer) May  Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International

June, July & August

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Inclusive Excellence Admissions Scholarships for Black and Indigenous Master’s Students June 28, 2024 $15,000 Incoming MSc  Domestic or International
TC3 Fellows Program July $10,000 Master's or PhD Not Specified
SGS Conference Grant (Summer)
Eligible conference date window Apr 1 - Dec 31
July 31, 2024; 4:30pm variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International
SGS Summer Gym Bursary August 31, 2024 Up to $135 Master's or PhD Domestic or International

September & October

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

November

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
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award November  MSc: $25,000; PhD: $35,000; Postdoc: $50,000 Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic
John C. Polyani Prize November  $20,000 Postdoctoral or faculty Ontario resident
Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award November ; 4:30PM up to $25,000 PhD Domestic or International
SGS University-Wide Award Competition November varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
SGS Conference Grant  (Fall)
Eligible time frame Aug 1 - Apr 30
November  | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

December

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships December ; 4:30 PM $4,000 USD Master's or PhD International
CGS Master's Awards (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) December ; 8PM $17,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic
Autism Scholars Award December  Master's: $18,000;
PhD: $20,000
Master's or PhD Domestic
Harold Kalant Award December    Master's or PhD Domestic or International