Funding Opportunities

National opportunities

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (CIHR or NSERC or SSHRC)

Program: MSc 

Amount awarded: $17,500 for 12 months

Deadline: December 1 annually (national); consult university specific deadlines 

Information: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp

CIHR Doctoral Research Award (Frederick Banting/ Charles Best)

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: Stipend: $30,000, research allowance: $5,000 per annum

Deadline: October annually (national); consult university specific deadlines

Information: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/38887.html

NSERC (Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program)

Program: PhD or Post-Doc

Amount awarded: CGS D: $35,000 a year (for two or three years) PGS D: $21,000 a year (for two or three years)

Deadline: October annually (national); consult university specific deadlines

Information: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/BellandPostgrad-BelletSuperieures_eng.asp

SSHRC (Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarships, and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships)

Program: PhD or Post-Doc

Amount awarded: Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarships: $35,000 per year;                  SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships: $20,000 per year

Deadline: Direct applications: November 7, 2017; University applications: January 9, 2018

Information: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/Fellowships/doctoral-doctorat-eng.aspx?pedisable=true

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: $50,000 a year for three years

Deadline: November annually (national); consult university specific deadlines

Information: http://vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

Killam Doctoral Scholarships

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: $30,000 per annum for two years and a $2,000 allowance 

Deadline: University specific deadlines 

Information: University specific

MITACS Globalink Graduate Fellowship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $15,000

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-graduate-fellowship

MITACS Accelerate

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $15,000 award per 4-month internship period

Deadline: going

Information: http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate

MITACS Elevate

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: February annually (consult website)

Information: http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/elevate

Ontario - Provincial

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $5,000 per term for 2 or 3 consecutive terms

Deadline: Depends on institution

Information: https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/A-ZListofAid/PRDR015090.html

Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Master’s Awards – $25,000 plus $1,000 research allowance, Doctoral Awards - $35,000 plus $2,000 research allowance

Deadline: November 16 (departmental)

Information: http://cou.on.ca/about/awards/ontario-womens-health-scholars/

John Charles Polanyi Prizes

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: $20,000

Deadline: December annually

Information: http://cou.on.ca/about/awards/john-charles-polanyi/

Autism Scholars Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Master’s Awards – $18,000, Doctoral Awards - $20,000

Deadline: December annually

Information: http://cou.on.ca/about/awards/autism-scholars/

Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $15,000 per year or $5000 per term

Deadline: The Chemistry Graduate Office generally sends out a notification in the spring.

Information: http://www.utm.toronto.edu/cps/graduate/chemistry/financial-support/scholarshipsfellowshipsawards/ontario-graduate-scholarship

Ontario - Queen's University

Susan Elizabeth Philips Scholarship

Program: MD/+

Amount awarded: Each year a total of $80,000 is available to MD+ students - is split equally among all MD+ students

Deadline: Automatically considered upon program application

Information: http://www.queensu.ca/calendars/sgsr/pg571.html

Henry Albert Beatty Fellowship

Program: CIP

Amount awarded: One year salary

Deadline: November 30 anually

Information: http://meds.queensu.ca/postgraduate/awards/beatty

Cecil Reid Patience Fellowship

Program: CIP

Amount awarded: One year salary

Deadline: November 30 annually

Information: http://meds.queensu.ca/postgraduate/awards/patience

Other opportunities
http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/award-list/named-bursaries/general-bursaries/school-medicine
 
http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/prospective-students/awards-scholarships
 
http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/awards-scholarships
 
https://meds.queensu.ca/education/md_phd/prospective_students/financial_support
 
http://meds.queensu.ca/education/cip/application_process/funding

Ontario - University of Toronto

Mackenzie King Scholarships

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Traveling Scholarship - $10,500 for one year; Open Scholarship - $8,500 for one year

Deadline: January 15 annually

Information: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Mackenzie-King-Scholarship.aspx

Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: Up to $25,000 for 1 year; finalists receive $1,000 each

Deadline: December annually 

Information: https://alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/awards/awex/sedra-award

Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $4,000 USD for one year

Deadline: December annually

Information: https://ims.utoronto.ca/event/2018-2019-delta-kappa-gamma-world-fellowships/

IBBME Internal Awards

Program: Variable

Amount awarded: $1,000 to $10,000

Deadline: August annually

Information: http://www.ibbme.utoronto.ca/students/graduate/current/awards/

Mr. Robert and Ms. Francine Ruggles Innovation Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $50,000 over two years

Deadline: May annually

Information: http://www.glse.utoronto.ca/departmental-osotf-otss-and-endowed-awards

Other opportunities
http://www.glse.utoronto.ca/departmental-osotf-otss-and-endowed-awards
 
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/mdphd-stipends
 
http://cip.utoronto.ca/current-trainees/funding-resources
 
http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Scholarships-and-Awards.aspx

Ontario - University of Ottawa

Audey Boyce MD/PhD fellowship

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: Traveling Scholarship - $3,500

Deadline: October 31 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17692/

Dr. Michael T. Richard Neurosurgery Research Scholarship

Program: CIP

Amount awarded: Variable

Deadline: September 30 annually 

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17697/?s=1

CNMD Scholarships in Translational Research (STaR) awards

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $10,000/yr for a 1 year term

Deadline: inquire at cnmd@uOttawa.ca

Information: http://med.uottawa.ca/neuromuscular/graduate-students/basic-science-scholarship

Judith R. Raymond Scholarship in Cancer Research

Program: Variable

Amount awarded: Minimum $5,000

Deadline: October 31 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17974/?s=1

Koszycki-Bradwejn Fund for Graduate Studies in Anxiety Disorders

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Variable

Deadline: April 1st of the first year

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/18482/?s=1

Lambda Foundation for Excellence Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum 500$

Deadline: April 30 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/18905/?s=1

Monsignor Joseph-Aurèle Plourde Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum $2,500

Deadline: February 15 annually 

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/18041/

Saroj and Kishori Lal Family Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum $3,500

Deadline: September 30 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17630/?s=1

The Hans K. Uhthoff, ND FRCSC_Graduate Fellowship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum $4,000

Deadline: October 31 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17519/?s=1

The Nicole Bégin-Heick Scholarship

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: Variable

Deadline: March 15 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/18051/?s=1

Toth Family Fellowship in Parkinson's Research

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: 10,000$

Deadline: October 31 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17706/?s=1

University of Ottawa Cardiology Research Endowment Graduate Awards at the Heart Institute

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum of $15,000 each /per year for M.Sc. Level; Minimum of $20,000 each/per year for PhD. Level

Deadline: May 1 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/70179/?s=1

Walter Faigan Kiwanis Club Fellowship in Lymphoma and Transplant Research

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum $4,000

Deadline: October 31 annually

Information: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/17707/?s=1

Other opportunities
http://med.uottawa.ca/md-phd/students/tuition-awards
 
https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/p/a/

Ontario - University of Western Ontario

MD/PhD Tuition Subsidy

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: $10000; 4 years (MD years 1-4)

Deadline: Automatic consideration

Information: NA

Schulich Research Training Program

Program: MD (years 1 and 2)

Amount awarded: $4500; 2 years (summers only)

Deadline: Various deadlines for application stages, consult website

Information: http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/research/student_trainee_programs/student/srtp/index.html

Schulich Research Opportunities Program

Program: MD (years 1 and 2)

Amount awarded: $5500 (4500+1000 travel stipend)

Deadline: Various deadlines for application stages, consult website

Information: http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/research/student_trainee_programs/student/srop/index.html

Western Graduate Research Scholarship (WGRS)

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Program dependent

Deadline: Automatic consideration

Information: http://grad.uwo.ca/current_students/student_finances/wgrs.html

Donor Funded Awards

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Program/Research Area Dependent

Deadline: Various

Information: http://grad.uwo.ca/current_students/donorfundedawardsearch/

Alberta - Provincial

Alberta Innovates MD/PhD studentship

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: $30,000/year plus $2,000/year allowance

Deadline: April annually

Information: http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding/training-and-early-career-funding/clinician-researcher-training/md-phd-studentship/

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship (QEII)

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: MSc: up to $10,800/year; PhD: up to $15,000/year

Deadline: Apply through department (usually Jan/Feb)

Information: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships.aspx?SK=5018

Alberta - University of Calgary

Leaders in Medicine (LiM) MD/MSc Excellence Award

Program: MD/+

Amount awarded: Up to $5,000/student

Deadline: Eligible candidates will be sent an application in October/November

Information: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/lim/files/lim/lim-pamphlet-rev-feb-2017.pdf

LiM Travel Award

Program: MD/+

Amount awarded: Up to $1,000

Deadline: Before travelling/applying, please contact mdgrad@ucalgary.ca

Information: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/lim/files/lim/lim-pamphlet-rev-feb-2017.pdf

CIHR-LiM Award or LiM Tuition Award

Program: MD/+

Amount awarded: $21,000 stipend and $1,000 research allowance

Deadline: Eligible candidates will be sent an application in April/May (expires in 2021)

Information: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/lim/files/lim/lim-pamphlet-rev-feb-2017.pdf

Achievers in Medical Science (AIMS) Leaders in Medicine Scholarship

Program: MD/+

Amount awarded: Please email mdgrad@ucalg ary.ca for information

Deadline: Eligible candidates will be sent an application in May/June

Information: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/lim/files/lim/lim-pamphlet-rev-feb-2017.pdf

Other opportunities
https://iac01.ucalgary.ca/FGSA/Public/PublicHome.aspx

Alberta - University of Alberta

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Graduate Student Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: 7000$

Deadline: September annually

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/awards/75anniversarygradstudent

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/ Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: 10,000$

Deadline: September annually

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/awards/ahs-recruitment

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Med Star Award for Graduate Students

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: 1000$

Deadline: Variable

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/awards/medstargraduate

Motyl Graduate Studentships in Cardiac Sciences

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $20,000 per annum for up to 24 months

Deadline: June annually

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/awards/motylgraduate

FGSR Graduate Travel Awards

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Up to $2,000

Deadline: Ongoing

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding/scholarships/fgsr-graduate-travel-awards

University of Alberta Master's Recruitment Scholarships

Program: MSc

Amount awarded: $17,000 for one year

Deadline: March annually

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding/scholarships/recruitment/masters-recruitment

University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: increments of $5,000, number of increments at discretion of department 

Deadline: Variable

Information: https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding/scholarships/recruitment/doctoral-recruitment

Other opportunities
https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/research/awards
 
https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding
 
https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding/scholarships/departmentspecificawards

Quebec - Provincial

FRQ-S Doctoral Training for Medical Students (MD-PhD)

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: $21,000/yr for 3 yrs

Deadline: October 16 annually

Information: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-programmes-remplir-une-demande/bourse/doctoral-training-for-medical-students-md-phd--s6esbjj01466002774128

FRS-Q Master's Training for Medical Students (MD-M.Sc.)

Program: MD/MSc

Amount awarded: $17,500/yr for 2 yrs

Deadline: October 16th annually

Information: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-programmes-remplir-une-demande/bourse/master-s-training-for-medical-students-md-msc--id5zlvnb1499092106021

FRQ-S Doctoral Training

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: $21,000/yr for 4 yrs

Deadline: October 16 annually

Information: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-programmes-remplir-une-demande/bourse/doctoral-training-9mnaxw751499204518255

FRS-Q Master's Training

Program: MSc

Amount awarded: $17,500/yr for 2 yrs

Deadline: October 16 annually

Information: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/en/bourses-et-subventions/consulter-les-programmes-remplir-une-demande/bourse/master-s-training-ci6bt2ar1498670645471

Quebec - McGill University

McGill MD-PhD stipend

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: $25,000/ yr for duration of studies (up to 8 yrs)

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mcgill.ca/medadmissions/programs/mdcm-phd/funding-opportunities-0

Faculty of Medicine’s Research Bursary Program

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: Minimum $2,834

Deadline: Spring of Med-1

Information: https://www.mcgill.ca/medresearch/students-postdocs/undergraduate/bursary/summer

MD-PhD Student Travel Award

Program: MD/PhD

Amount awarded: Variable

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mcgill.ca/medadmissions/programs/mdcm-phd/funding-opportunities-0

Graduate Mobility Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: Varies

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/travel/grad-mobility-award

McGill-Glasgow Travel Award

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: Up to $3,000

Deadline: November

Information: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/travel/mcgill-glasgow-travel-award

Departmental awards

Program: PhD

Amount awarded: variable

Deadline: variable

Information: http://www.mcgill.ca/internalawards/

McGill Integrated Cancer Research Training Program

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: varies

Deadline: March 31 of Med-1

Information: 

http://www.mcgill.ca/micrtp/funding/eligibility-criteria-and-online-application-studentship-awards
Other opportunities
http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/funding/internal
 
http://coursecalendar.mcgill.ca/fellowships201213/wwhelp/wwhimpl/js/html/wwhelp.htm

Manitoba - Provincial

Manitoba Graduate Scholarships (MGS)

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $15000 for 12 months

Deadline: NA

Information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/605.html

Research Manitoba awards (consult website)

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: variable

Deadline: variable

Information: https://researchmanitoba.ca/funding-opportunities/health-research-2/

Manitoba - University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF)

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: PhD: $18000 for 12 months; MSc: $14000 for 12 months

Deadline: variable

Information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/585.html

Gordon Wu scholarships

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $40,000/year beginning in the first year of the PhD program, renewable for up to 3 yrs

Deadline: see website

Information: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/wu.html

Other opportunities
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/index.html
 
http://www.mmsf.ca/application_final_report.html 
 
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/deadlines.html
 
https://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/education/pgme/fellowshipsoverview.html
 
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/research/grad_undergrad/7936.html
 
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/index.html

Saskatchewan - University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: PhD: $20,000 for 3 yrs; MSc: $16,000 for 2 yrs

Deadline: Students must be nominated by their department

Information: https://students.usask.ca/money/awards/graduate-awards.php?award=301368GS01

University of Saskatchewan Dean's Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: PhD - $22,000 for three years; Master's - $18,000 for two years 

Deadline: Students must be nominated by their proposed supervisor or Graduate Chair. 

Information: https://students.usask.ca/money/awards/graduate-awards.php?award=301310GS01

Other opportunities
https://students.usask.ca/money/awards/graduate-awards.php#myScholarships

Newfoundland - Memorial University of Newfoundland

Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Fellowship Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $20,000/yr

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

A.G Hatcher Memorial Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $15,000

Deadline: June 15

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

F.A Aldrich Graduate Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $2,000

Deadline: June 15

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The William H. and Bertha Baird Memorial Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: August 8

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

Affinity NL (Ottawa) Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: October 27

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Awards

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: March 4

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

Dean M. Ian Bowmer Graduate Travel Award in Medicine

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $500

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

Dr. Angus J. Neary Genetics Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The Medical Graduate Students' Society Scholar and Community Involvement Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $250

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The Medical School Essay Graduate Student Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: July 31

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The Medicial Graduate Students' Society Graduate Travel Award in Medicine

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $250

Deadline: NA

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The Noah Curtis Godwin Lloyd Student Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: February 1

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

Colman Graduate Student Award

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: NA

Deadline: February 22

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

The Charles Butler Graduate Scholarship

Program: MSc or PhD

Amount awarded: $2500

Deadline: February 3

Information: https://www.mun.ca/sgs/current/scholarships/

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