Faculty of Graduate Studies
• Action Canada
Action Canada is a national fellowship program for promising young Canadians. The program enhances Fellows’ leadership skills, broadens their understanding of Canada and its policy choices, and builds an exceptional network of leaders for our future.
• AUCC — Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
We carry out international programs and projects as well as manage scholarship programs as part of our role of fostering and promoting the interests of higher education. We administer more than 150 scholarship, fellowship and internship programs on behalf of governments, foundations and private sector companies. Each year, we deliver more than 3,500 scholarships to young people interested in pursuing higher education.
• Dalton Camp Award
The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada.
• Accelerate: MITACS-Accelerate
A national internship program managed by MITACS which connects companies and other organizations with the vast research expertise in Canada’s universities from applied sciences, engineering, social sciences and business to arts, life sciences and much more. The conduit between the partner company and the university is a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow under the guidance of a professor. Deadline: applications being accepted now. For more information, contact Carrie Kelly, Research Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or x5024.
• Canadian Association for Graduate Studies
CAGS-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards: The awards recognize doctoral students whose dissertations make an original contribution to their academic field. Two awards are offered each year: one in engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences; and one in fine arts, humanities and social sciences.
• Canadian Bureau for International Education
Canadian and International Scholarship Programs
Study abroad is a tremendous way to expand your personal horizons and enhance your professional prospects. In an increasingly globalized, interdependent world, societies need people with intercultural skills and a range of languages. CBIE encourages Canadians to study, work and conduct research internationally. CBIE also encourages international students to study, work and conduct research in Canada, which offers a range of diverse academic and career opportunities.
• CAUT (Canadian Association of University Teachers)
J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship
• Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)
Scholarships for Canadians
Scholarships for graduate level study/research offered to Canadians wishing to study abroad
Scholarships for Non-Canadians
Awards available to foreign students for study/research in Canada
• Fulbright Scholar Awards
Traditional Fulbright Scholar awards for Canadian scholars are open to scholars in all fields (excluding medical training) and are designed to enable emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research, teach, or undertake a combination of both activities for one semester or a full academic year at a university or research centre of their choice in the United States. Applicants must have received a PhD or equivalent professional/terminal degree by Dec. 31, 2011, or have equivalent professional experience. Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 15.
• Graduate Student Awards of Merit - Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC)
• L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships, with the Support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
Two fellowships of $20,000 each to female postdoctoral researchers in the field of Engineering/Pure and Applied Sciences.
• Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards
Senior PhD candidates from Canadian universities who are researching areas of corporate governance (any discipline) are eligible. Deadline: April 26
• The Innovation Challenge Awards
To honour graduate students in the natural sciences or engineering who have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit by identifying ways in which their research thesis results can be developed into products and processes to benefit Canadians.
• Soroptimist Foundation of Canada
The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $7,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women's lives.
• TSSA – Safety Education Graduate Scholarship ($15,000 per annum)
The primary objective of the scholarship program is to advance the knowledge and state of public safety in Ontario, and wherever possible, the industry sectors regulated by TSSA (amusement devices, boilers and pressure vessels, elevating devices, fuels, operating engineers, ski lifts, and upholstered and stuffed articles). Secondly, TSSA encourages the development of highly qualified personnel in the public safety field.