MA Scholarships & Awards

Students are encouraged to apply for internal and external awards (i.e. SSHRC, OGS) for which they are eligible.  Students who receive a major award/scholarship may have their funding package revised.

Please visit Scholarships & Awards on the SGS website. 

Please visit SGS Sponsorship Fund on the SGS website.

Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Award ($17,500) – December 1st deadline

MA applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the CGS M award. The Program aims to develop the research skills of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. The CGS M awards can only be offered to students pursuing graduate studies at eligible Canadian universities, and the award must be held at the university that has made the offer.

For eligibility and application information, please visit Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's (CGS M) Program on the SGS website. 

Please note: Prospective MA applicants must apply for this award the year before they begin the MA program.  For example, if they are applying for entry in September 2024, they must apply for the award by December 1, 2023.

Government Awards

Graduate students are also encouraged to apply for internal, external and government sponsored awards and scholarships. More information is available at Scholarships & Awards on the SGS website.