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Funding sources

The 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 MyConcordia portal (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

March 1 and September 1 each year
4 PM *
FRQSC Relève étoile Paul-Gérin-Lajoie Award
March 5 and December 5 each year
4 PM
FRQSC Internship in a Practice Environment (BSMP)
March 5 and December 5 each year
4 PM
    FRQSC Internship outside Quebec (BSHQ) for FRQSC holders
October 7, 2020
4 PM
  FRQSC Master's Research Scholarships (B1Z) and Scholarships for re-entering the Research Community/Master's (A2Z-M)
October 14, 2020
4 PM
  FRQSC Doctoral Research Scholarships (B2Z) and Scholarships for re-entering the Research Community/Doctoral (A2Z-D)
September 28, 2020
8 PM
    SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships/Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS-D)
December 1 each year
8 PM *
    SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's
January 28, 2020
5 PM
  SSHRC Storytellers Contest




Health
March 1 and September 1 each year
4 PM *
FRQS Relève étoile Jacques-Genest
October 15, 2020 4:30 PM
  FRQS Doctoral Training
October 15, 2020 4:30 PM   FRQS Master's Training
October 8, 2020
8 PM
    CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS-D)
December 1 each year
8 PM
    CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's





 

 

 

 

Natural Sciences and Engineering

September 1 and March 1 each year
4 PM *
FRQNT Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet Award
October 6, 2020
4 PM
  FRQNT Master's Program of Scholarship for 2nd cycle (B1X) and Scholarship for re-entering the research community (A2X)
October 6, 2020
4 PM
  FRQNT Doctoral Program of Scholarship for 3rd cycle (B2X) and Scholarship for re-entering the research community (A2X)
October 1
(transcripts to SGS)

October 8, 2020
8 PM
    NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)/ NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D)
December 1 each year
8 PM *
    NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's
January 13, 2020
11:59 PM
NSERC Science Exposed

 

 


 

 

Open

September 16, 2020
  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
October 21, 2020   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 30, 2020
4 PM
    FRQNT Frontenac Scholarship
July 31, 2020     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
 



 

 

Open

February 18, 2020     Study in Canada Scholarships
November 12, 2019 Graduate Student Research Grant
November 15, 2020
  Fulbright Scholarship
January 5, 2021
  Trudeau Foundation Scholarship
February 3, 2020
8 PM
Mackenzie King Foundation Scholarship
April 2020   Bertram Scholarship
N/A MITACS: Globalink Graduate Scholarship
Business and Computer Science and Engineering June 3, 2020 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 6, 2020 Science Captured Prize
See deadline details Mobility Award
Normally early March and early September each year
Stand-Out Award
Eight weeks before the project’s event Graduate Community Building Fund
No deadline date 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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