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
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders TBA up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
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 for 1 year
Open: $8,500 for 1 year
Master's or PhD Domestic or International

February

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Connaught International Scholarship TBA (application not required; nomination made by graduate unit) $10,000 (renewable) PhD International
Ontario Trillium Scholarship TBA (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

March

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Governor General's Gold Medals TBA n/a Master's or PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Winter) March 14, 2022 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Dr. Malle Jurima-Romet Award TBA up to $2,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Conference Grant (Winter)
Eligible conference date window Nov 1 - Oct 1
TBA variable Master's or PhD Domestic or International

April 

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) - International  April 8, 2022 $5000/session Master's or PhD International
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (FOM QEII-GSST) April 8, 2022 | 4 PM up to $15,000/year Master's or PhD Domestic
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 TBA varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International

May

award student deadline value level of study legal status
Scholars at Risk Fellowship TBA | 4:30PM 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

TBA varies Master's or PhD Domestic or International
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award TBA $2,000 PhD Domestic or International
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements for CGS Award Holders TBA up to $6,000 Master's or PhD Domestic
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Summer) May 31, 2022 Events: $2000;
Innovation: $1000
Master's or PhD 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
TBA | 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 13, 2021 $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 27, 2021 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 Nov 12, 2021 | 4:30PM up to $25,000 PhD Domestic or International
SGS Sponsorship Fund (Fall) November 15, 2021 Events: $2000
Innovation: $1000
Master's or PhD Domestic or International
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award November 26, 2021 varies Master's, PhD, Postdoc Domestic
John C. Polyani Prize November 26, 2021 $20,000 Postdoctoral or faculty Ontario resident
SGS Conference Grant  (Fall)
Eligible conference date window July 1 - June 1
Nov 30, 2021 | 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 Dec 1, 2021 | 4:30PM $4,000 USD Master's or PhD International
CGS Master's Awards (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) Dec 1, 2021 | 8PM $17,500 for 1 year Master's or PhD Domestic
Autism Scholars Award December 1, 2021 Master's: $18,000;
PhD: $20,000
Master's or PhD Domestic