Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Canada Graduate Scholarships and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program

The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program (CGS D) and the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships - Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to high caliber scholars who are engaged in programs in the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies and seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.


CGS D: $35,000 per year;
PGS D: $21,000 per year


Monday, October 17, 2022

Where should I submit my application? See flowchart.

Please note that University of Ottawa has a quota. 

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 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)

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