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Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Program

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.

  • Value and duration

    $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable

  • Quotas

    Quota: eight

    • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – one
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) – four
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) – three
  • Deadline
    Eligible student are required to submit their application via the Research Portal by December 1, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • Applying to a UOIT graduate program
    Prospective students who are interested in holding their tri-agency scholarship at UOIT must apply for admission into a graduate program by February 1, 2018. Applicants are not eligible to receive or accept a CGS-M offer from a university where they are not enrolled or have not applied for admission to an eligible program of study.
  • Confirm eligibility

    Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to be considered for a CGS-M scholarship.

    The eligibility criteria and the evaluation process are available on the CGS-M website.

  • How to apply

    Applicants must submit their application through the tri-agency portal (Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)) and identify up to five institutions where they would like their application to be considered. The scholarship is not portable.

    Eligible students are required to submit their application via the Research Portal by December 1, 2017 at 8 p.m.

    Transcripts

    Students applying for the CGS-M scholarship are required to upload their official post-secondary transcripts to their application in the online application portal.

    Reference letters

    • You must contact two potential referees as soon as possible and no later than three weeks prior to the application deadline.
    • You must provide potential referees with the CGS-M selection criteria.
  • Next steps

    Applications will be reviewed by a Faculty Selection Committee, and then a university-wide ranking of the applications will take place.

    Results will be released on April 1, 2018.