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Student Research Scholarships

The following student research funding opportunities are coordinated by the Financial Aid & Awards team.

Deadlines for application will be updated as new competitions are launched and applications become available.

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Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Award
Up to $5,000
This award engages Aboriginal students in promoting interest in the natural sciences and engineering by visiting Canada’s Aboriginal communities and schools and sharing their research and education experiences or participating in science promo activities
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CIHR Doctoral Awards
Up to $35,000 per year, renewable
The Federal Government's research funding program for Doctoral research in health-related fields. Apply as early as the year before studies begin.
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CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters
$17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable
The Federal Government's foremost master's research funding program. Apply the year before studies begin, or during first year for students in 2-year programs.
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Irving K. Barber One World International Scholarship
$1,000 to $3,500
The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, hosts a suite of international scholarships designed to support students from BC in studying abroad.
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Mackenzie King Scholarship
Typically $8,500 to $10,500
Established as an independent trust under the will of the late Rt. Hon. William Mackenzie King (1874-1950) in support of graduate studies at a Canadian University.
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Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
Up to $6,000
Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral or Masters recipients who are conducting research at an eligible institution abroad may compete for this additional NSERC or SSHRC funding
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Mitacs Accelerate
$15,000 for 4-6 months, renewable
Canada's premier research internship program. It enables both interns (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) and faculty members to broaden their research impact by connecting with organizations within the private sector.
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Mitacs Globalink Graduate Fellowships (GGF)
$10,000
Funding for former Globalink Research Interns to continue their graduate studies at a University in Canada.
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Mitacs Globalink Research Awards
Up to $5,000
For Canadian senior undergraduate and graduate students to conduct a 12- to 24-week research project at a university in a Mitacs partner country. Canadian professors can further their research with Canadian students and international collaborators.
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Mitacs Globalink Research Internships (GRI)
Travel and Accommodation, etc
A competitive research assistant funding program for international undergraduates studying at a university in Brazil, China, France, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, or Vietnam.
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NSERC Doctoral Awards
$21,000 to $35,000 per year, renewable
The Federal Government's research funding program for Doctoral research in the natural sciences and engineering. Apply as early as the year before studies begin.
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SSHRC Doctoral Awards
From $20,000 to $35,000 per year, renewable
The Federal Government's research funding program for Doctoral research in the social sciences and humanities. Apply as early as the year before studies begin.
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Trudeau Scholarship
$60,000 per year for 3 years
Each year, the Trudeau Foundation awards up to fifteen scholarships to outstanding Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related to one of its four founding themes.
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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
$50,000 per year for 3 years
The Federal Government's foremost research training scholarship for Doctoral students designed to attract and retain world-class researchers to Canada. RRU is able to nominate one student every three years.
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