The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program (CGS D) and the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship’s Program support high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in the social sciences and humanities. This support allows scholars to fully focus on their doctoral studies, to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields, and to contribute to the Canadian research ecosystem during and beyond the tenure of their awards.
CGS D: $35,000 per year;
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships: $20,000 per year.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST
Due to unforeseen technical problems with the SSHRC portal, the deadline for submitting SSHRC CGS D applications for the University of Ottawa has been extended to October 24, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Please note that all the applications are processed through the SSHRC 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 that corresponds to your situation. Please note that University of Ottawa has a quota.
Options to select from on the portal:
A. You are currently registered in a degree program at a .
B. You are not currently registered in a degree program but were registered at any other time during the calendar year of application in a degree program at a Canadian institution with a quota.
C. You are currently registered at an institution without a quota (Canadian or foreign).
D. You were not registered at any time during the calendar year of application in a degree program at a Canadian institution with a quota.
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 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship’s websites
Note: The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.