Canada Graduate Scholarships Program – CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC

For information about the possible extension of Tri-agency scholarships and fellowships (CGS M, CGS D, agency-specific doctoral awards, PDF, Vanier CGS and Banting PDF) due to COVID-19, please visit the agencies website.

The Canada Graduate scholarship Programs (CGS-M) is administered jointly by three  federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).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.




December 1 of each year

*If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications must be submitted by the following business day before 8:00 p.m. (ET).

Important notice

Transcripts must be official - official transcripts are defined as transcripts issued by the Registrar's Office. Transcripts from other sources, such as those printed from the student's account on the institution's website, are not official.


Canada Graduate Scholarships Program – CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC

* The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.

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