Research-based students are automatically considered for these awards at the time of admission; no additional application is required. These awards are often topped up with teaching and research assistantships, increasing the overall funding package to help you focus on your research and studies.
Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence
Incoming international doctoral students are awarded the Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence upon admission to the program. The award reduces the tuition fees of international students to the Quebec rate. Any student already benefitting from an award that reduces tuition to the Quebec rate is not eligible.
Out of Province Award
Incoming research-based students born outside of Quebec are considered for the Out of Province Award upon admission. The award reduces the tuition fees of out-of-province students to the Quebec rate.
Concordia University Doctoral Graduate Fellowship
Valued at $14,000 per year for four years, admitted doctoral students are considered for the Concordia University Doctoral Graduate Fellowship upon admission.
Concordia Merit Scholarship
Valued at $10,000, admitted master’s research-based students are considered for the Concordia Merit Scholarship upon admission.
Indigenous Graduate Scholarship
Concordia offers “top-up” funding to Indigenous graduate students who have been awarded scholarships. There are 10 doctoral and 20 master’s scholarships annually, each valued at $10,000, with the doctoral scholarship offering $10,000 per year for up to four years. Departments nominate students upon their admission to a graduate program. Only Indigenous students from Indigenous communities and nations from Canada and the U.S. are eligible. Students may not apply directly.
Special Entrance Award
Newly admitted students already benefiting from provincial, federal and prestigious foundation scholarships funding are offered a Special Entrance Award valued at $6,000 for master's and $10,000 for doctoral students.
Numerous donor awards are available for specific disciplines. For most of these awards, all graduate students within the specific departments are automatically considered, however some may issue a call for nominations and hold an internal departmental pre-selection competition.