Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

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.

Canada Graduate Scholarships and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program 

The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program (CGS D) — Alexander Graham Bell and the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships - Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in programs in the natural sciences or engineering.


CGS D — Alexander Graham Bell : $35,000 per year; PGS D: $21,000 per year


Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Please note that University of Ottawa has a quota. 

Where should I submit my application flowchart?

Important notice

Applicants complete and submit one application to be considered for both a CGS D scholarship and an agency doctoral award. CGS D scholarships are offered to top-ranked eligible applicants.

Please consult the description and application criteria for each of the scholarship (CGS D — Alexander Graham Bell and NSERC PGS D) since there might be some differences.  

The application form is completed and submitted online via NSERC's website.


The Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (CGS D)
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral program (PGS D)

* 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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