Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's Program

Deadline is December 1st eachyear.

Tips for students applying to SSHRC scholarships

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.

Last year's scholarship workshop slideshow - Please click here for the workshop slideshow

The webpage for the CV and the application form is here: 

Also, the instrutions for the CGS applications can be found here:

It is strongly recommended that you print the instructions and use them side by side when completing your application.

Remember to order your transcripts now!

SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships

NSERC - Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships

CIHR - Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships

Description:    Non-renewable award to support Master’s level research.
Award amount:     $17,500
Recipient:   Fourth-year undergraduate students embarking on graduate studies. Graduate students in their first year of a Master’s program.
Application process and criteria:    See web page.  Students must apply through the Tri-Agency Research portal.
Deadline:   December 1, 2015 - directly to the agency
Contact: for more information

Online tutorials for potential student applicants are now available on the NSERC website. The three tutorials are designed to inform students of NSERC Scholarships programs that may be of interest to them and may be viewed at their leisure as they prepare their applications. The tutorials can be found at:

Comments and/or questions can be sent to 

USRA program application tutorial:

NSERC PGS Tutorial:

NSERC PDF Tutorial:

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