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Graduate Awards

For details about these awards, please visit the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) web page or refer to web link if available below.

2018/19 Student Award Deadlines

* = to be confirmed

Federal & Provincial Tri-Council Funding

September 6: NSERC Vanier Scholarship
September 24 @ 12 PM: NSERC PGS/CGS Doctoral Scholarship 
September 25 & October 25: CIHR Doctoral Research Award & Fellowship
October 15: SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship
December 3: NSERC CGSM Scholarship
March 1: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) VISA students
May 1: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Domestic students

MSc Thesis and PhD Dissertation Awards

November 15: NAGS/NEAGS Master's Thesis & PhD Dissertation Awards
February 1: CAGS/ProQuest & Leyerle-CIFAR Prize
March 1: Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant
May 1: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Industry Awards

September 21Microsoft PhD Scholarship
October 12: Facebook Fellowship (apply directly to Facebook Research)
October 15: IBM PhD Fellowship Scholarship (Students do not submit an application for IBM award. Nominations must be sent directly from supervisor to Grad Office by deadline)
October 15: JP Morgan AI Research PhD Fellowship
November 18: Google PhD Scholarship
May 30: Bell University Labs

External Awards

October 12: Trudeau Foundation
October 26: Open Philanthropy Project (apply directly to Open Philanthropy)
November 15 (direct to SGS): Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award
November 15: Ontario Women's Health Scholars
November 15: John C. Polanyi Prize
December 14: Walter C. Sumner Award

SGS Awards

*NEW DEADLINE* April 23: SGS University-Wide Awards Competition
May 15 (accepting applications) - August 31 (last day to apply): 
SGS Summer Gym Bursary

Completion Awards

January 31 (direct to SGS): Master's Completion Bursary (Fall session deadline)
April 30 (direct to SGS): Master's Completion Bursary (Winter session deadline)
July 20*: Schmidt Science Fellows
August 15*: Doctoral Completion Awards

Travel & Conference Grants

October 1 (accepting applications) - October 15 (last day to apply): SGS Fall Conference Grant
October 31: Fall Department Travel Grant
April 1: Winter Department Travel Grant
February 12 (accepting applications) - March 4 (last day to apply): SGS Travel Grant
March 11 (accepting applications) - March 25 (last day to apply): SGS Winter Conference Grant

Departmental Awards

For details about department based awards, please contact the Grad Office.
Deadline to apply: October 22, 2018.