|Sponsored by||Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada|
|Type Of Funding||Scholarship|
|Type of Degree||Masters Fellowship|
|Field Of Study||Biological & Medical Sciences,Humanities & Arts|
|Specialty||Health, natural sciences and engineering, social sciences and humanities|
|Universities||any Canadian University|
|Eligibility Citizenship||Canadian citizen and Permanent Resident|
Graduate Scholarship Description
The CGS M Program provide financial support to high caliber scholars who are engaged in eligible Masters or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada (refer to Eligibility). This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies in their chosen fields.
The CGS M Program supports 2,500 students annually in all disciplines and is administered jointly by Canada’s three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The selection process and post-award administration are carried out at the university level, under the guidance of the three agencies. Students submit their application to the university at which they propose to hold their award via the Research Portal.
Qualifying Canadian universities receive a CGS M allocation indicating the number of students to whom they can award scholarships; these allocations are divided by broad fields of study: health, natural sciences and/or engineering and social sciences and/or humanities.
Scholarship awarded on basis of :
The highest ranked PGS M recipients are awarded the CGS M.
Additional important information
The first point of contact regarding the CGS M Program should be the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the university where you intend to apply for admission, or where you are currently, or will be, registered in and eligible program of study.
You can also contact any of Canada’s three federal granting agencies for information about this program. You should correspond with the agency whose mandate corresponds to your field of research.
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To be eligible to apply, you must:
be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
be enrolled in, or intend to apply for full-time admission* to an eligible graduate program at the master’s or doctoral level at a Canadian university with a CGS M allocation;
have completed, as of December 31 of the year of application, between zero and 12 months of full-time studies (or full-time equivalent) in:
the master’s program for which you are requesting funding; or
the doctoral program for which you are requesting funding if you were admitted into a doctoral program directly from your bachelor’s program (you were never registered in a master’s program, or you are registered in a combined Master’s-PhD program); or
a master’s program, but are requesting funding for a doctoral program (an example is a student who is fast-track from a master’s to a doctoral program within 12 months of starting their Master’s and is seeking funding for the first 12 months of their doctoral program); and
not have previously held a CGS M;
have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host university, in the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); and
submit a maximum of one CGS M application per year (the Research Portal will allow the application to be submitted to up to five universities – refer to Application Procedure).
Application forms (if available)
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