Awards and Scholarships are a valuable resource for any researcher.
Graduate Student Awards
Students are strongly encouraged to apply for the awards listed below. For more information on scholarships and additional award offerings, please visit the School of Graduate Studies website.
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
Applicants must complete and submit an online application using the Research Portal. Students should refer to the CGS M application instructions (for all applicants) housed on NSERC’s website to locate details on how to complete their application. For full eligibility criteria, visit the Tri-agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program website.
Departmental Deadline for NSERC CGS M: December 1.
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at publicly-assisted universities in Ontario. Since 1975, the OGS program has been providing merit-based scholarships to Ontario’s best graduate students in all disciplines of academic study. The scholarship program at U of T is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and the University of Toronto. The Province allocates OGS awards to universities specifying the number of awards that each may offer to their students annually.
Departmental Deadline for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (International Students): March 14, 2023
Departmental Deadline for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Domestic Students): April 14, 2023
For more information on how to apply, please visit the School of Graduate Studies website.
We strongly encourage students to apply for the awards listed below. For more information on scholarships and additional award offerings, please visit the School of Graduate Studies website.
The aim of the Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) is to support full-time PhD students who are beyond the funded cohort but within the time limit for the degree. The DCA value is determined by the graduate unit, and it may not be the same for every award holder. Please visit the School of Graduate Studies website for more information.
Departmental Deadline: April 15, 2023
Please refer to the Vanier website for complete eligibility requirements.
Applicants must be nominated by the institution at which they wish to study and hold the award. Applicants seeking institutional nomination must first receive the endorsement of their proposed graduate unit through a local selection process. Applicants seeking this endorsement must submit a completed Vanier CGS application using the ResearchNet application system.
Departmental Deadline for NSERC Vanier: September 15 , 2023
Please refer to the Tri-Agency CGS D website for complete eligibility requirements. Applicants must access the online application through the granting agency’s portal:
- NSERC CGS D: NSERC On-line System; see NSERC instructions.
- Departmental Deadline for NSERC PGS D/CGS D: September 25, 2023
- University-Wide Awards
- TA and Course Instructor Awards for Graduate Students
- Departmental Awards (no application required)
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