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CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters

Value: $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable
Type: 
Student Research Funding

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.

The CGSM program supports up to 2,500 students annually in all disciplines and is administered jointly by Canada’s three federal granting agencies: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC. The selection process and post-award administration are carried out at the institutional level, under the guidance of the three agencies.

Royal Roads University's award allocations:

  • CIHR 1
  • NSERC 1
  • SSHRC 3

Application Requirements

A complete application comprises of:

This blog, How to Prepare a Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters Application provides advice on how to approach the application and will answer many of your questions.

Important dates

mid-September competition launch
November 10 deadline to submit proposal for review (OPTIONAL)
December 1 competition closes
April 1 results released on the Research Portal

If you have any questions the blog does not address, please contact Financial Aid & Awards