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
Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST
Please note that all the applications are processed through the NSERC portal even when it is indicated in the flowchart that you apply through the institution at which you were registered. In the instruction, you will have to select an option (see below) that correspond to your situation. Please note that University of Ottawa has a quota.
Options for applying directly to NSERC:
- Option A: You are currently registered at an institution (Canadian or foreign) without a quota for NSERC.
- Option B: You are not currently registered in a degree program and you were not registered during the calendar year of application in a degree program at a Canadian institution with a quota for NSERC.
- Option C: You are currently registered in a degree program (including if you are on an approved leave of absence) at a Canadian institution with a quota for NSERC.
- Option D: You are not currently registered in a degree program but were registered during the calendar year of application in a degree program at a Canadian institution with a quota for NSERC.
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 note that all official transcripts are required, including for the internal competition.
CGS D and PGS D websites
Note: The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.