Graduate Award and Scholarship Deadlines

Departmental 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 full details.

Open Deadline

January

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Masters Completion Bursary (Fall) January 15, 2022 Reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International
Mackenzie King Scholarships January 21, 2022 Travel: $10,500
Open: $8,500
Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders January 21, 2022 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic

February

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught International Scholarship February 4, 2022 (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $10,000 (renewable) PhD International
John Leyerle-CIFAR Prize for Interdisciplinary Research February 18, 2022 $1,000 PhD Domestic or International
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award February 18, 2022 $1,500 PhD Domestic or International

March

award student deadline value level of study legal status
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Winter) March 14, 2022 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International
Governor General's Gold Medals March 18, 2022 n/a Master's or PhD Domestic or Internationa
SGS Conference Grant (Winter)
Eligible conference date window Nov 1 - Oct 1
March 31, 2022 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

April 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught PhDs for Public Impact Fellowship Program April 1, 2022 $12,500 PhD  
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (FOM QEII-GSST) April 8, 2022 | 4PM up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - International  April 8, 2022 $5000/session Master's or PhD International
Dr. Malle Jurima-Romet Award April 14 | 5 PM up to $2,000 Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Juliusz, Dorota and Zofia (Zosia) Frist Memorial Prize in Neuropsychopharmacology TBA | 5PM $1500 Master's or PhD  
Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology TBA | 5PM $3000 Master's or PhD  
Dr. Dina Gordon Malkin QEII-GSST (contact us for details) April 18, 2022 up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS University-Wide Award Competition TBA varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Master's Completion Bursary (Winter) April 29, 2022 reduced full-time fees Master's Domestic or International
GLSE OSOTF and Other Endowed Awards April 29, 2022 varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International

May

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Scholars at Risk Fellowship May 20, 2022 | 4:30PM (extended) up to $10,000 for 1 year Master's or PhD Protected Persons or International
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - Domestic  May 13, 2022 $5,000 per session Master's or PhD Domestic
Excellence Through Equity Graduate Scholarships May 15, 2022 varies Master's or PhD Applicants Domestic or International
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award TBA $2,000 PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders May 24, 2022 up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Summer) May 31, 2022 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 27, 2022 $15,000 MSc Applicants Domestic or International
TC3 Fellows Program July 15, 2022 | Noon $10,000 Master's or PhD Not Specified
SGS Conference Grant (Summer)
Eligible conference date window Mar 1 - Feb 1
July 29, 2022 | 4:30PM variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Harold Kalant Award August 15, 2022   Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Dr. Gary E. Raskob Graduate Award Aug 19, 2022 | 5PM up to $2,000 Master's or PhD Domestic or International

September 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship September 12, 2022 $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 26, 2022 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
         

November

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award TBA | 4:30PM up to $25,000 PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Fall) TBA Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic or International
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award TBA varies Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic
John C. Polyani Prize TBA $20,000 Postdoctoral or faculty Ontario resident
SGS Conference Grant  (Fall)
Eligible conference date window July 1 - June 1
Nov 30, 2022 | 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 TBA | 4:30PM $4,000 USD Master's or PhD International
CGS Master's Awards (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) TBA | 8PM $17,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic
Autism Scholars Award TBA Master's: $18,000;
PhD: $20,000
Master's or PhD Domestic