Funding sources

There are many possible scholarship programs and funding agencies. To help students navigate these diverse opportunities, GradProSkills and the Graduate Awards Office will be offering workshops and information sessions each year. Advance registration is required. Interested students must register in their Student Centre (see instructional video). For questions regarding registration, please contact GradProSkills.

This chart of funding opportunities shows you an overview of available funding sources sorted by:

  • Field of research
  • Name of award
  • Degree
  • Citizenship

Application information for each award is available in the far right column.

Please note that the list of awards below is not an exhaustive list of what the provincial and federal granting agencies have to offer.  Please visit their websites for a full list of  award opportunities.
 



Government Funded Research

Field(s) of Research
Deadline Dates
 
Degree
Award Name
Canadian and Permanent Residents
International
Master’s
Doctoral
 
Social Sciences and Humanities Ongoing FRQSC Scholarship for Internship in a Practice Environment (BSMP)
Ongoing
    FRQSC Scholarship for Internship outside Québec (BSHQ) for FRQSC holders
October 5   FRQ Master’s Training Scholarships
October 12   FRQ Doctoral Training Scholarships

September 28 (internal applicants)

October 17 (external applicants)

    SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D)
December 1 each year
8 p.m.*
    SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's
January 24, 2022
5 p.m.
  SSHRC Storytellers Contest
Health October 6
  FRQS Doctoral Training Scholarships
October 6   FRQS Master's Training Scholarships

October 11 4 p.m.
(internal applicants)

October 17 (external applicants)

    CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D)
December 1 each year
8 p.m.
    CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS M)
Natural Sciences and Engineering October 4   FRQNT Master's Training Scholarships
October 4   FRQNT Doctoral Scholarships (B2X) and Scholarships for re-entering the research community (A2X)

October 11 4 p.m.
(internal applicants)

October 17 (external applicants)

    NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (PGS D) and NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral program (CGS-D)
December 1 each year
8 p.m.*
    NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS M)
January 24, 2022
NSERC Science Exposed
Open September 15
Relève étoile Award
September 16   Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
October 19
  Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) Scholarships in Occupational Health and Safety
May 10 and September 10 each year
  Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
September 15     FRQNT Frontenac Scholarship
July 31
    PBEEE: Quebec Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students
 

Foundation and Private-Sector Funded Research

Field(s) of Research
Deadline Dates
 
Degree
Award Name
Canadian and Permanent Residents
International
Master’s
Doctoral
 
  November TBC
Graduate Student Research Grant
November 15
  Fulbright Scholarship
December TBC
  Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship
February 1, 2022
8 PM
Mackenzie King Foundation Scholarship
May 18   Bertram Scholarship
Ongoing
MITACS: Globalink Graduate Fellowship
Business and Computer Science and Engineering June TBC Arbour Foundation Scholarship
             

Concordia University Funded Research

Field(s) of Research
Deadline Dates
 
Degree
Award Name
Canadian and Permanent Residents
International
Master’s
Doctoral
 

 

 

 

Open

January 24, 2022 Science Captured Prize
April and October each year Quebec Mobility Award
March and September each year
Concordia Stand-Out Graduate Research Award
Prior to conference start date
Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award
      Varies   Donor-Based Awards †
 
† A number of awards are available for discipline-specific areas. These awards are funded through the generosity of individual donors. Please contact your graduate program contact for details.
* When the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline is extended to the next business day.
** The Graduate Awards Office aims to provide accurate program information and dates on these pages, but applicants must always consult the agency-specific websites directly for most up-to-date and comprehensive instructions.

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